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Ireland's District Court: Language, immigration and consequences for justice

Kate Waterhouse

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719095276
eISBN:
9781781707548
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095276.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

For the uninitiated, the Irish District Court is a place of incomprehensible, organised chaos. This detailed account of the court’s criminal proceedings, based on an original study that involved ... More


Language and the Law

David Lanius

in Strategic Indeterminacy in the Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190923693
eISBN:
9780190923723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923693.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

In this chapter legal utterances are analysed as being typically normative, directed toward future events, addressed to heterogeneous audiences, and applied in a wide variety of circumstances.It ... More


Introducing the District Court

Kate Waterhouse

in Ireland's District Court: Language, immigration and consequences for justice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719095276
eISBN:
9781781707548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095276.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapter 1 introduces the Irish District Court as the lowest yet busiest court in the ordinary courts system, examining the type of crime it deals with and the extent of its criminal jurisdiction in ... More


Lawyer, Heal Thyself

Sudhanshu Ranjan

in Justice versus Judiciary: Justice Enthroned or Entangled in India?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199490493
eISBN:
9780199096275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199490493.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Lawyers must not be the call girls of money power. Lawyers, the officers of the court, instead of helping the court arrive at justice, derail justice at the instance of their clients. No wonder, they ... More


Nature's Yerde and Ward: Authority and Choice in Chaucer's Parliament of Fowls

Nick Havely

in Medieval Poetics and Social Practice: Responding to the Work of Penn R. Szittya

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823243242
eISBN:
9780823243280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243242.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In Nick Havely's essay, the poetic deployment of a specific phrase comments upon marital practices enacted by and imposed upon women. Havely focuses on Chaucer's use of the phrase under youre yerde, ... More


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