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Language & the Law - LING 2223

Discover how language impacts the theory and practice of law. Topics include: origins of legal language, linguistics in the courtroom, plagiarism and language rights. This course also introduces areas of linguistics such as syntax, semantics, pragmatics and sociolinguistics, which explicate a wide range of legal matters where both spoken and written language come to fore.

 

By the Numbers

1946
Year department was founded
6909
Number of distinct languages spoken throughout the world
165
Indigenous languages still spoken in North America