skipper – The International Journal of Law, Language & Discourse Mon, 14 Aug 2017 00:46:37 +0000 en-US hourly 1 IJLLD Volume 7.1 2017 Fri, 23 Jun 2017 03:07:48 +0000

IJLLD Volume 7.1 2017

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  1. Jinshi Chen
    Chunks in Information Flow: a Corpus-based Analysis of Legal Discourse
  2. Paula Trzaskawka
    Investigating Trademark Terminology and Collocations in Polish, English, Japanese and German
  3. Robin Nilon
    A Better Way to Fail: Teaching Critical Thinking to Chinese Lawyers
  4. Stefan Wrbka
    The European Case Law Identifier Search Engine and Multilingualism: A Legal Certainty Perspective on Business-to-Consumer Situations
  5. Wm. Dennis Huber
    Law, language, and corporatehood: corporations and the U.S. Constitution


IJLLD Volume 6.2 2016 Tue, 17 Jan 2017 11:11:01 +0000

IJLLD Volume 6.2 2016

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  1. Shu Zhao and Yanan Guo
    On Ethnic Minority Language Interpretation System and Practice in Court in China
  2. Weidong Li and Qiang Tian
    Translation between Mongolian and Chinese Languages in the Criminal Proceedings —From the Perspective of Protecting Procedural Rights of Mongolian Defendants in China
  3. Xin Fu
    On the Fairness and Communications in the Trial of Criminal Cases in China – An Empirical Analysis from the Perspective of Criminal Defence
  4. Yali Liang
    Observations and Reflections on the Pre-trial Evidence Discovery in China – Based on the Pilot Activities in Some Local Courts and Procuratorates
  5. Yanan Guo and Shu Zhao
    On the Legal Protection of the Urban Ethnic Minority Migrant Population as a Vulnerable Group– Hohhot



IJLLD Volume 6.1 2016 Fri, 03 Jun 2016 23:14:52 +0000 cover6.1-2016

IJLLD Volume 6.1 2016

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  1. Inoue Masako
    The Notion of Contemporary Asymmetry and Access to Justice of a Vulnerable Group: Focusing on Domestic Violence Victims in Japan
  2. Philip Osarobo Odiase
    Reception of the Evidence of Vulnerable Witnesses in Legal Proceedings in Nigeria
  3. Tomas Berkmanas
    ‘Doing Sanctions with Words’: Legacy, Scope, Fairness and Future (?) of a Reprimand
  4. Ulrika Andersson
    Communications of autonomy and vulnerability in criminal proceedings



International Law Conference 2016 Fri, 11 Sep 2015 04:22:32 +0000 International Law Conference – presented by

International Journal Law, Language and Discourse
Date : July 15th 16th  2016
Location : Clark, Philippines


The International journal Law Language and Discourse presents the Inaugural IJLLD Law conference.

Key Note speakers

  1. Prof Le Cheng (Zhejiang University/China University of Political Science and Law, China)
  2. Prof Li Li (China University Political Science & Law)
  3. Phil Cameron JD
  4. Rob Dickey JD Korea


Call for papers:-

Lawyers, law students, academics are invited to submit a proposal (250-300 words) on one of the topics listed below.


Main themes:-

  1. Pre Conference Workshops

Submit your abstract for the sessions below 

  1. Substantial law
  2. Procedural law
  3. Courtroom interaction
  4. Legal English
  5. Industry law (Mining, Oil & Gas sector)
  6. Maritime & Aviation law
  7. Women in Law

Specific areas of law

Disputed island law

  1. Translators and the court
  2. Legal English
  3. Post Conference workshops

Sub Themes 

  • Communication and interaction in  trials
  • Communication and fairness in mediation – civil- and criminal matters
  • Children and the law
  • Vulnerable groups and communication in a fair legal setting
  • Gender and communication in the law
  • Your own research or presentation

Papers will be published in 2016-2017 in either The International Journal law Language and Discourse or  The International Journal of Legal English


IJLLD Volume 5.1 2015 Wed, 01 Jul 2015 07:23:24 +0000 IJLLD 5.1 2015

Volume 5.1 2015

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  1. Michael S. Boyd and Isabel A. Walbaum Robinson. Text Commenting in Mediatised Legal Discourse: Evaluating Reader Understanding of (International) Criminal Law.
  2. Xin Guan. Potential Speaker-Discriminating Power of Speaking Style: Application of Discourse Information Analysis to Forensic Speaker Recognition
  3. Ahlam Alharbi and Mona Bahmani. Media Representation of the Islamic Law: A Case Study of Ashtiani’s Stoning
IJLLD Volume 4.2 2014 Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:23:24 +0000 IJLLD 4.1 2014

Volume 4.2 2014

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  1. Pi-chan Hu. A Study of the Frame of Legal Language
  2. Janet Cotterill. The Construction of Identities in the Criminal Courtroom: Criminals, Victims and Crimes as Construed in Scottish Judges’ Sentencing Statements
  3. Béatrice Cabau. Language Policy/Planning and Linguistic Rights in Sweden
  4. Daniel Ochieng Orwenjo. Achieving Credibility in Quasi-Judicial Discourse: A Genre Analysis Approach to the Report of the Commission of Enquiry into Post-election Violence in Kenya
  5. Emma Patrignani. Book Review: Heikki E.S. Mattila, Comparative Legal Linguistics – Language of Law, Latin and Modern Lingua Francas, 2nd edition, Ashgate, Farnham, 2013
IJLLD Volume 4.1 2014 Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:23:24 +0000 IJLLD 4.1 2014

Volume 4.1 2014

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  1. Face-threatening Acts in Chinese Courtroom Discourse. Guang Shi.
  2. Othering the “other” in court: Threats to self-presentation during interpreter assisted hearings. Torun Elsrud
  3. Balanced Approach Developed in Macao for Legal Translation and Principle of Respect Adopted in Construction of Social Harmony. Chi Seng Lu
Volume 3 Issue 2 2013 Sun, 12 Jan 2014 07:14:28 +0000 Volume 3, Issue 2

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Article 1. Stanisław Goźdź-Roszkowski &
Gianluca Pontrandolfo. Evaluative Patterns in Judicial Discourse: A Corpus-based Phraseological Perspective on American and Italian Criminal Judgments

Article 2. Martin Warren and Maggie Leung. At any time after any proceedings …: Why is any so frequent in legal texts?

Article 3. J. R. Martin and M. Zappavigna. Youth Justice Conferencing: Ceremonial redress

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