11th Conference on Legal Translation, Court Interpreting and Comparative Legilinguistics

Country: Poland

City: Poznań

Abstr. due: 29.02.2016

Dates: 24.06.16 — 26.06.16

Area Of Sciences: Humanities; Law;

Organizing comittee e-mail: lingua.legis@gmail.com

Organizers: The Institute of Linguistics at Adam Mickiewicz University


The Institute of Linguistics at Adam Mickiewicz University will hold an international conference devoted to language and the law. Our aim is to provide a forum for discussion in those scientific fields where linguistic and legal interests converge, and to facilitate integration between linguists, computer scientists and lawyers from all around the world. The conference will be held over 3 days, from 24th to 26th June (Friday-Sunday) 2016 in Poznan, Poland. We invite papers on the following topics: FORENSIC LINGUISTICS IN GENERAL (comparative) forensic linguisticsforensic phoneticsforensic authorship attributionforensic stylisticlinguists as expert witnesseslinguistic features of forgeries and counterfeits of public documentsLEGAL TRANSLATION AND COURT INTERPRETING legal translation;court interpreting;teaching legal translation and court interpretingcertified translators and interpreters in legal proceedingsmistranslation and misinterpreting in legal context LEGAL LANGUAGES AND LEGAL DISCOURSE legal linguisticshistory of legal languagelegal terminologylegal genresEU legal languageanalysis of legal discoursestructure and semantics of statutes and other legal instruments;development of legal languageslegal and linguistic interpretation of texts formulated in legal languageteaching legal languagespeech style in the courtroomcomprehensibility of legal instrumentsPlain Language Campaignslinguistic aspects of cross-examinationtechnicality in legal languageHISTORY OF LAW AND LEGAL SYSTEMS history of legal systemscomparative study of legal systemscommon law versus civil law countriesLAWS ON LANGUAGES language rightslinguistic minorities and linguistic human rightslanguage and disadvantage before the law 

Conference Web-Site: http://www.lingualegis.amu.edu.pl/?main_data=legi2016&lang=en