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INTRODUCTION

Roger W. Shuy

in Creating Language Crimes: How Law Enforcement Uses (and Misuses) Language

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195181661
eISBN:
9780199788477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181661.003.01973
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book is about language evidence, not the more commonly known physical evidence such as DNA or fingerprints. The cases described will include the discourse of targets such as millionaires, ... More


The Language of Sexual Misconduct Cases

Roger Shuy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199926961
eISBN:
9780199980505
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926961.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book analyzes the many ways in which language plays a crucial role in sexual misconduct cases. The book describes eleven court cases for which the author served as an expert witness, and ... More


Introduction

Roger W. Shuy

in The Language of Sexual Misconduct Cases

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199926961
eISBN:
9780199980505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926961.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This introductory chapter is concerned with sexual misconduct cases, particularly those involving children. It reviews how sexual misconduct cases were dealt with by previous authors and books, and ... 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


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