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Translating Terminology in Arbitration Discourse

Marta Chroma

in Legal Discourse across Cultures and Systems

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098510
eISBN:
9789882207141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098510.003.0015
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

One of the most difficult aspects of legal translation is the issue of terminology. This chapter outlines some of the key terminological issues relevant for the translation of arbitration laws and ... More


A Triangulated Survey of the Outsourcing of Legal Translations to External Practitioners

Juliette R. Scott

in Legal Translation Outsourced

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190900014
eISBN:
9780190900045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190900014.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Chapter 5 presents the results of this empirical study—a global survey of the legal translation outsourcing market, polling both principals and agents (those commissioning translation and ... More


Considering a Source-Oriented Alternative

C.J.W. Baaij

in Legal Integration and Language Diversity: Rethinking Translation in EU Lawmaking

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190680787
eISBN:
9780190680817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190680787.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Three arguments point toward source-oriented EU Translation as the preferred alternative to current EU Translation practices. First, an original quantitative study of case law of the Court of Justice ... More


Facets of Legal Translation Performance

Juliette R. Scott

in Legal Translation Outsourced

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190900014
eISBN:
9780190900045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190900014.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

In Chapter 2, the performance of legal translation is analysed, seen as a negotiation and informed, inter alia, by comparative law, genre theory and functionalism, from four perspectives: ... More


Constraints on the Outsourced Legal Translation Process

Juliette R. Scott

in Legal Translation Outsourced

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190900014
eISBN:
9780190900045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190900014.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Chapter 3 tackles the manifold constraints on the outsourced legal translation process, including various types of norms. The author presents a practice-based model dividing these constraints into ... More


The Outsourced Legal Translation Environment

Juliette R. Scott

in Legal Translation Outsourced

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190900014
eISBN:
9780190900045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190900014.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Chapter 1 situates outsourced legal translation in its environment, examining the specific features of the market, and introduces corporate agency theory as a lens through which to research the ... More


A Comprehensive Legal Translation Brief

Juliette R. Scott

in Legal Translation Outsourced

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190900014
eISBN:
9780190900045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190900014.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The potential benefits of voicing performance constraints and addressing risk by means of a comprehensive legal translation brief are the subject of Chapter 4. A review of academic work in this area ... More


Foreign Law in Translation: If Truth Be Told…

Simone Glanert and Pierre Legrand

in Law and Language: Current Legal Issues Volume 15

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199673667
eISBN:
9780191751769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673667.003.0316
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter analyzes the conception of ‘truth’ in the translation of foreign law. No word submits docilely to a translation that would carry it as such from one language to another: either the ... More


Translating Part of France’s Legal Heritage: Aubry and Rau on the Patrimoine

Nicholas Kasirer

in Trusts and Patrimonies

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748697748
eISBN:
9781474412308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697748.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter considers one of the great texts of nineteenth-century French legal literature: an English translation of Cours de droit civil français, a scholarly description of patrimony in French ... More


Legal Translation Outsourced

Juliette R. Scott

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190900014
eISBN:
9780190900045
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190900014.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This highly interdisciplinary practitioner research explores the outsourced legal translation environment, with a view to optimizing fundamental aspects of procurement—commissioning and performance. ... More


Summary and Conclusions

C.J.W. Baaij

in Legal Integration and Language Diversity: Rethinking Translation in EU Lawmaking

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190680787
eISBN:
9780190680817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190680787.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter provides an overview of the book’s argument for an English-based, source-oriented approach to EU Translation. Chapter 2 constructed the task of EU Translation from the objectives of the ... More


Introduction

Juliette R. Scott

in Legal Translation Outsourced

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190900014
eISBN:
9780190900045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190900014.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The Introduction sets the scene for legal translation and its outsourcing in a globalized context, and, to show how the project described is positioned in the discipline, reviews developments in ... More


Law and Language: Current Legal Issues Volume 15

Michael Freeman and Fiona Smith (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199673667
eISBN:
9780191751769
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673667.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Philosophy of Law

Current Legal Issues, like its sister volume Current Legal Problems, is based upon an annual colloquium held at University College London. Each year leading scholars from around the ... More


Translating the Social World for Law: Linguistic Tools for a New Legal Realism

Elizabeth Mertz, William K. Ford, and Gregory Matoesian (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199990559
eISBN:
9780190267407
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199990559.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This volume is dedicated to exploring the linguistic challenges arising from the process of interdisciplinary translation between law and the social science disciplines. Although the field of ... More


Legal Integration and Language Diversity: Rethinking Translation in EU Lawmaking

C.J.W. Baaij

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190680787
eISBN:
9780190680817
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190680787.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

How is the European Union (EU) to create laws that are uniform in a multitude of languages? Specifically, how is it to attain both legal integration and language diversity simultaneously without the ... More


Conclusions

Juliette R. Scott

in Legal Translation Outsourced

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190900014
eISBN:
9780190900045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190900014.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The Conclusions discuss the theoretical models put forward in this interdisciplinary practitioner research project on outsourced legal translation, and their potential application in order to enhance ... More


Grafting Social Rights onto Hostile Constitutions

Roberto Gargarella

in Latin American Constitutionalism, 1810-2010: The Engine Room of the Constitution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199937967
eISBN:
9780199345878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937967.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Political Theory

The seventh chapter studies the fundamental issue of social rights, and the problems and paradoxes raised by their introduction into the region’s reformed Constitutions. In particular, the chapter ... More


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