Is it "just words" when the Supreme Court hands down a decision or when business people draw up a contract? In tackling the question of how an abstract entity exerts concrete power, JUST WORDS focuses on what has become the central issue in law and language research--what language reveals about the nature of legal power.
About the Author :
John M Conley has contributed to Just Words: Law, Language, and Power as an author.
John M. Conley is professor of law at the University of North Carolina. William M. O'Barr is professor of cultural anthropology and sociology at Duke University and is author of "Linguistic Evidence," They are codirectors of the Duke University/University of North Carolina Law and Language Project.
|Title:||Just Words: Law, Language, and Power||Publisher:||University of Chicago Press|
|Author:||John M Conley, William M O Barr|
|No. of Pages:||210|
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