Review of The Routledge Handbook of Forensic Linguistics
The Linguist List has posted a review of The Routledge Handbook of Forensic Linguistics, edited by Malcolm Coulthard and Alison Johnson.
This volume will certainly advance dialog not just between linguists, but also among judges, court recorders and interpreters, lawyers,
police, and other members of law enforcement. This collaboration will bolster new ideas and hybrid methodologies for future work in Forensic Linguistic analysis.” - The Linguist List
The Routledge Handbook of Forensic Linguistics includes a comprehensive introduction to the field written by the editors and a collection of thirty-seven original chapters written by the world’s leading academics and professionals, both established and up-and-coming, designed to equip a new generation of students and researchers to carry out forensic linguistic research and analysis.
From the accusation of plagiarism in The Da Vinci Code, to the infamous hoaxer in the Yorkshire Ripper case, the use of linguistic evidence in court and the number of linguists called to act as expert witnesses in court trials has increased rapidly in the past fifteen years. An Introduction to...
Published December 11th 2007 by Routledge