Law, Language and Discourse—Xi’an, China

The Northwest University of Political Science & Law, Xi’an, China, hosts The Fourth International Conference on Law, Language and Discourse / the Eighth Conference of China Association of Forensic Linguistics Oct. 18-21, 2014. The theme is Diversity & Integrity. Abstracts are due Jan. 31, 2014.

All topics of forensic linguistics/language and law include but not limited to the following 10 strands:

1. Legal Culture, Law and Philosophy, Logic
2. Language Planning?Legislative Language, Judicial Language
3. Theoretical Study on Forensic Linguistics & Application
4. Legal Languages, Legal English, Legal Chinese
5. Legal Discourse, Legal Semiotics, and Corpus Linguistics
6. Courtroom Interpreting and Translating
7. Expert Witness and Linguistic Evidence
8. Interpretation and Analysis of Legal Documents
9. Authorship/Speaker Identification
10. Teaching of Language and Law, Legal Exchange and Cooperation