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|ENG 380 - Language and the Law
This course offers a comprehensive account of the role of language in legal settings. It provides a theoretical and empirical approach to language in legal contexts such as legal and criminal investigations and courtroom proceedings. The principles of forensic linguistics are introduced in light of evidential texts/recordings. The course focuses on the use of a variety of linguistic tools varying from speaker’s/writer’s linguistic profiling to translation and interpreting. Prerequisite: ENG 102 and ENG 213. [3-0, 3 cr.].
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
Schedule Types: Language, Tutorial
Communication, Arts& Languages Department
English Language Course