Department of Linguistics
Linguistics, the systematic study of human language, lies at the crossroads of the humanities and the social sciences, drawing on a special combination of intuition and rigor that the analysis of language demands.
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.