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Introduction

Roger W. Shuy

in Deceptive Ambiguity by Police and Prosecutors

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190669898
eISBN:
9780190669928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190669898.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter introduces the important concepts of intentionality, ambiguity, deception, institutional power, and the discourse context in the context of the Inverted Pyramid approach in order to ... More


Man and the Economy

Yi-Cheng Zhang

in Matchmakers and Markets: The Revolutionary Role of Information in the Economy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198840985
eISBN:
9780191876691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840985.003.0009
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Chapter 8 looks deeper into human needs and capabilities. We find that both are inexhaustible, while more are revealed and still more emerge. Institutional settings are important in selecting and ... More


Theory, Planning, and Design

Jonathan Schwabish

in Better Presentations: A Guide for Scholars, Researchers, and Wonks

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231175210
eISBN:
9780231542791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175210.003.0002
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

Many presenters start designing their presentations by opening their slide software. Instead of starting in your slide tool, organize your thoughts and plan your presentation in a process that works ... More


Deceptive Ambiguity in Language Elements of the Inverted Pyramid

Roger W. Shuy

in Deceptive Ambiguity by Police and Prosecutors

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190669898
eISBN:
9780190669928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190669898.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter provides an overview of the uses of deceptive ambiguity by representatives of the government, including police, prosecutors, undercover agents, and complainants. The chapter summarizes ... More


The Effects, Frequency, and Power of the Government’s Uses of Deceptive Ambiguity in Criminal Investigations

Roger W. Shuy

in Deceptive Ambiguity by Police and Prosecutors

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190669898
eISBN:
9780190669928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190669898.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter first summarizes the role of deceptive ambiguity in relationship to the legal institution’s need to discover predisposition, intentionality, and voluntariness. It then compares the ... More


Newspapers

Jean M. Lutes

in The Oxford History of Popular Print Culture: Volume Six: US Popular Print Culture 1860-1920

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199234066
eISBN:
9780191803352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199234066.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter examines the world’s first mass-produced newspapers and their impact on writers and readers alike. After providing a background on the beginnings of newspapers in the United States, the ... More


Introduction to the language of bribery

Roger W. Shuy

in The Language of Bribery Cases

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199945139
eISBN:
9780199345922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945139.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter describes one of the serious problems faced by both prosecutors and defense attorneys in bribery cases—attending only to part of the language evidence (often the smoking gun) rather than ... More


The Effectiveness of Linguistic Analysis in Fraud Cases

Roger W. Shuy

in The Language of Fraud Cases

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190270643
eISBN:
9780190270667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190270643.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines the usefulness of linguistic analysis for the retaining lawyers in the eight fraud cases described earlier. None of the lawyers used their retained linguist as an expert witness ... More


Undercover Agents Use Deceptive Ambiguity

Roger W. Shuy

in Deceptive Ambiguity by Police and Prosecutors

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190669898
eISBN:
9780190669928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190669898.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Undercover operations are deceptive by definition. First, the speech event is camouflaged so that the targets believe it is very different from what it really is. This misunderstanding of the speech ... More


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