This volume contains several of the papers presented at the Second European IAFL Conference on Forensic Linguistics/Language and the Law, held at the Institut Universitari de Lingüística Aplicada (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona (Spain)) on September 14-16, 2006. This conference responded to the long-felt need to bring together scholars from Europe, but also from other regions of the world, who conduct research and act as expert witnesses in court in a series of dimensions of Forensic Linguistics/Language and the Law. It includes 5 plenary lectures, 22 papers, 3 papers submitted to the Colloquium on Law and Cognition, 3 papers submitted to the Colloquium on Comprehensibility in Legal Contexts and 2 posters, all of them evaluated on the basis of a) conceptual and methodological relevance to the study of Forensic Linguistics/Language and the Law, b) empirical and conceptual substance, c) quality of argumentation and d) originality.
Turell Julià, M. Teresa
(Editor del volum)Spassova, Maria
(Editor del volum)Cicres Bosch, Jordi
(Editor del volum)