Bibliography of Books on Language and Law



This bibliography contains some of the more important books on language and law.  The list uses both legal and linguistic citation formats, but there should be enough information in all cases to find any relevant source.


Articles are not included because the list would become too long.  For a good listing that includes articles, go to the IAFL website.

Entries are in alphabetical order.

If you know of other books (not single articles in journals) that should be included, especially materials not in English, please send the relevant information to Peter.Tiersma@lls.edu

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Adler, Mark.  Clarity for Lawyers.  London: Law Society.  2nd ed., 2007.

Agamben, Giorgio.  The Sacrament of Language: an Archeology of the Oath.  Stanford: University Press, 2010.

Alcaraz Varó, Enrique, Miguel Angel Campos Pardillos, & Cynthia Miguélez. El Inglés Jurídico Norteamericano.  Barcelona: Ariel.  3rd ed., 2006.

Alderman, Tony.  Forensic Speaker Identification.  LINCOM publishers, 2005.

Anesa, Patrizia.  Jury Trials and the Popularization of Legal Language: A Discourse Analytic Approach.  Bern: Peter Lang, 2012.

Asprey, Michèle M. Plain Legal Language for Lawyers. 2d ed. Leichhardt, N.S.W.: The Federation Press, 1996.

Atkinson, J. Maxwell, and Paul Drew. Order in the Court: The Organization of Verbal Behavior in Judicial Settings. Atlantic Highlands, N.J.: Humanities Press, 1979.

Azuelos-Atias, Sol.  A Pragmatic Analysis of Legal Proofs of Criminal Intent.  Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 2007.

Baaij, C.J.W. (ed.).  The Role of Legal Translation in Legal Harmonization.  Kluwer, 2012.

Baldwin, John & Peter French.   Forensic Phonetics.  London: Pinter, 1990.

Beckman, Kristina.  An Immigrant's Run-in with the Law: A Forensic Linguistic Analysis.  El Paso: LFB Scholarly Publishing, 2007.

Bennett, W.L. & M.S. Feldman, Reconstructing Reality in the Courtroom. London: Tavistock Publications, 1981.

Berk‑Seligson, Susan.  The Bilingual Courtroom Court Interpreters in the Judicial Process, 2002.

Berk-Seligson, Susan. Coerced Confessions: The Discourse of Bilingual Police Interrogations.  Berlin/New York: Mouton de Gruyter, 2009.

Bhatia, Vijay, Christopher Candlin, Maurizio Gotti (eds).  Legal Discourse in Multilingual and Multicultural Contexts: Arbitration Texts in Europe.  Bern: Peter Lang, 2003.
 
Bhatia,
Vijay K., Jan Engberg, Maurizio Gotti, Dorothee Heller (eds). Vagueness in Normative Texts. Bern: Peter Lang, 2005.

Bhatia, Vijay, Christopher Candlin, and Jan Engberg.  Legal Discourse across Cultures and Systems.  Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2008.

Bhatia, Vijay, Christopher Candlin, & Paola Evangelisti Allori (eds.).  Language, Culture and the Law: The Formulation Concepts across Systems and Cultures (Linguistic Insights, vol. 64). Bern: Peter Lang, 2008.

Bhatia, Vijay, Christopher Candlin, and Maurizio Gotti (eds.).  The Discourses of Dispute Resolution.  Peter Lang, 2010.

Bhatia, Vijay, Christopher Candlin, Maurizio Gotti (eds).  Discourse and Practice in International Commercial Arbitration: Issues, Challenges and Prospects.  Farnham, U.K.: 2012.

Biel, Lucja, and Jan Engberg. Research models and methods in legal translation.  Special issue of Linguistica Antverpiensia NS-Themes in Translation Studies.  2013.  Available at lans-tts.uantwerpen.be.

Bix, Brian.  Law, Language, and Legal Determinacy.  Oxford: Clarendon, 1993.

Bosiacka,
Anna Jopek.  Legal Communication: A cross-cultural perspective. Warsaw: University Press, .

Bosmajian, Haig. Metaphor and Reason in Judicial Opinions. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1992.

Bowers, Frederick. Linguistic Aspects of Legislative Expression. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 1989.

Broekman, Jan M., and Francis J. Mootz III (eds.).  The Semiotics of Law in Legal Education.  New Haven: Yale University Press, 2011.

Busse, Dietrich.  Juristische Semantik: Grundfragen der juristischen Interpretationslehre in Sprachwissenschaflicher Sicht.  Berlin: Duncker & Humblot, 1993.

Cao, Deborah.  Chinese Law: A Language Perspective.  Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlinton, VT : Ashgate, 2004.

Cao, Deborah.  Translating Law.  Clevedon/Buffalo/Toronto: Multilingual Matters, 2007.

Carter, Elizabeth.  Analysing Police Interviews: Laughter, Confessions, and the Tape.  Continuum, 2011.

Carvalho, Evandro Menezes de. Semiotics of International Law: Trade and Translation. London: Springer, 2010. [Translated by: Luciana Carvalho Fonseca]

Cavagnoli, Stefania, & Woelk, Jens.  Einfiihrung in die italienische Rechtssprache  Introduzione all'italiano giuridico. Munich/Vienna/Bern: Beck, 1997.

Cecconi, Elisabetta.  The Language of Defendants in the 17th-Century English Courtroom: A Socio-Pragmatic Analysis of the Prisoner's Interactional Role and Representation.  Bern: Peter Lang, 2012.

Chiocchetti, Elena, & Leonhard Volmer.  Harmonizing Legal Terminology.  Bolzano: Eurac Research, 2008.

Colin,  Joan, &  Ruth Morris.  Interpreters and the Legal Process.  Winchester: Waterside Press, 1996.

Collier, Charles  W.  Meaning in the Law: A Theory of Speech.  Oxford: University Press, 2009.

Conley, John M., and William M. O'Barr. Rules versus Relationships: The Ethnography of Legal Discourse. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1990.

Conley, John M., and William M. O'Barr.  Just Words: Law, Language, and Power.  Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1998.

Coode, George. On Legislative Expression, or the Language of Written Law. London: William Benning and Co., 1845 (also available at: http://books.google.com/books).

Cornu, G.  Linguistique Juridique.  Paris: Montchrétien, 2000.

Cotterill, Janet. (ed.)  Language in the legal process.  Hampshire, U.K.:  Palgrave, 2002.

Cotterill, Janet.  Language and Power in Court : A Linguistic Analysis of the O.J. Simpson Trial.  Houndmills: Plagrave, 2003.

Cotterill, Janet. (ed.)  The Language of Sexual Crime.  Houndmills: Palgrave.  2007.

Coulthard, Malcolm, and Alison Johnson.  An Introduction to Forensic Linguistics: Language in Evidence.  London: Routledge, 2007.

Coulthard, Malcolm, and Alison Johnson.  The Routledge Handbook of Forensic Linguistics.  London: Routledge, 2010.

Crystal, David, and Derek Davy. Investigating English Style. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1969.

Dickerson, Reed. The Interpretation and Application of Statutes. Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1975.

Didier, E.  Langues et Langages du Droit: Etude comparive des Modes d'Expression de la Common Law et du Droit Civil, en Français et en Anglais.  Montéal: Themis, 1990.

Dommarski, William.  In the Opinion of the Court.  Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1996.

Duarte i Montserrat, C., & A. Martinez.  El Lenguaje Juridico. Buenos Aires: A‑Z editora, 1995.

Eades, Diana (ed.).  Language in Evidence: Linguistic and Legal Perspectives in Multicultural Australia. Sydney: University of New South Wales Press, 1995.

Eades, Diana. Courtroom Talk and Neocolonial Control.  Berlin: DeGruyter, 2008. 

Eades. Diana.  Sociolinguistics and the Legal Process. Briston: Multilingual Matters, 2010.

Edwards, A.B.  The Practice of Court Interpreting.  Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 1995.

Ehrlich, Susan.  Representing Rape: Language and Sexual Consent.  London: Routledge, 2001.

Elwork, Amiram, Bruce D. Sales, and James J. Alfini. Making Jury Instructions Understandable. Charlottesville, Va.: The Michie Co., 1982.

Flesch, Rudolf. How to Write Plain English: A Book for Lawyers and Consumers. New York: Harper and Row, 1979.

Foster, Donald. Author unknown: on the trail of Anonymous.  New York: Henry Holt, 2000.

Freedman, Adam.  The Party of the First Part: The Curious World of Legalese.  New York: Henry Holt & Co., 2007.

Freeman, Michael, and Fiona Smith (eds).  Law and Language (Current Legal Issues, Volume 15).  Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013.

Gaiba, Francesca.  The Origins of Simultaneous Interpretation: The Nuremberg Trial.  Ottawa: University of Ottawa Press, 1998.

Galdia, Marcus. Legal Linguistics. Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 2009.

Garner, Bryan A. A Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage. 2d ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995.

Garner, Bryan (ed.).  Black's Law Dictionary (various editions).

Gémar, J-C, & N. Kasirer (eds).  Jurilinguistique.  Montéal: Themis, 2004.

Giannoni, Davide Simone.  Researching Language and Law: Textual Features and Translation Issues.  Peter Lang, 2010.

Gibbons, John.  Forensic Linguistics: An Introduction to Language in the Justice System.  Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 1994. 

Gibbons, John (ed.). Language and the Law. London and New York: Longman, 1994.

Gibbons, John, et al. (eds).  Language in the Law.  New Delhi: Orient Longman, 2004.

Gibbons, John, and M. Teresa Turell (eds).  Dimensions of Forensic Linguistics.  Benjamins, 2008.

Goźdź-Roszkowski, Stanislaw. Patterns of Linguistic Variation in Legal English. A Corpus-based Study. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2011. 

Goodrich, Peter. Languages of Law: From Logics of Memory to Nomadic Masks. London: Weidenfeld, 1990.

Goodrich, Peter.  Legal Discourse. London: Macmillan, 1987.

Gregoriou, Christiana.  Language, Ideology and Identity in Serial Killer Narratives.  Routledge, 2010.

Grewendorf, Günther & Monika Rathert (eds.). Formal Linguistics and Law. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 2009.

Grisso, Thomas.  Instruments for Assessing, Understanding, and Appreciation of Miranda Rights.  Sarasota, FL: Professional Resource Press.

Gustafsson, Marita. Some Syntactic Properties of English Law Language. University of Turku, Publications of the Department of English, 1975.

Hale, Sandra.  The Discourse of Court Interpreting.  Amsterdam: Benjamins, 2004.

Han, Zhengrui.  Legal Communication of Chinese Judiciary: A Discourse-Based View.  Bern: Peter Lang.

Hänlein, Heike.  Studies in Authorship Recognition: A Corpus-based Approach.  Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 1999.

Harris, Roy, and Christopher Hutton.  Definition in Theory and Practice: Language, Lexicography and the Law.  London: Continuum, 2007.

Hass-Unkehr, U (ed).  Sprache und Recht.  Berlin/New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2002.

Heffer, Chris.  The Language of Jury Trial: A Corpus-Aided Analysis of Legal-Lay Discourse.  Houndsmill: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.

Heydon, Georgina.  The Language of Police Interviewing: A Critical Analysis.  Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.

Hiltunen, Risto. Chapters on Legal English: Aspects Past and Present of the Language of the Law. Helsinki: Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia, 1990.

Hollien, Harry.  The Acoustics of Crime: The New Science of Forensic Phonetics. New York, NY: Plenum, 1990.

Hollien, Harry.  Forensic Voice Identification.  London: Academic Press, 2002.

Hotta, Syûgo. Saiban to Kotoba no Tikara (Litigations and the Power of Language). Tokyo: Hituzi Syoboo, 2009.

Hotta, Syûgo. Hoo Kontekusuto niokeru Gengo-Siyoo no Rironteki-Zissyooteki Kenkyuu (A Theoretical and Empirical Study of Language Use in Legal Context). Tokyo: Hituzi Syoboo (to appear in March, 2010).

Hutton, Chris.  Language, Meaning and the Law.  Edinburgh: University Press, 2009.

Jackson, Bernard S. Making Sense in Law: Linguistic, Psychological and Semiotic Perspectives. Liverpool: Deborah Charles Publications, 1995.

Jackson, Bernard S.  Semiotics and Legal Theory.  London: Routledge, 1985.

Jacquemet, M.  Credibility in Court: Communicative practices in the Camorra trials. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1966.

Jessen, Michael.  Phonetische und linguistische Prinzipien des forensischen Stimmenvergleichs ("Phonetic and linguistic principles in forensic voice comparison").  Lincom, 2012.

Jemielniak, Joanna and Miklaszewicz, Przemysla.  Interpretation of Law in the Global World: From Particularism to a Universal Approach.  Heidelberg: Springer, 2010.

Klinck, Dennis R. The Word of the Law: Approaches to Legal Discourse. Ottawa: Carlton University Press, 1992.

Kniffka, Hannes.  Texte zur Theorie und Praxis forensischer Linguistik.  Tübingen: Max Niemeyer, 1990.

Kniffka, Hannes (ed.), Recent Developments in Forensic Linguistics. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 1996.

Kniffka, Hannes.  Working in Language and Law. A German Perspective. Palgrave McMillan, 2007.

Komter, Martha L.  Dilemmas in the Courtroom: A Study of Trials of Violent Crime in the Netherlands.  Mahwah, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum, 1998.

Kopaczyk, Joanna. The Legal Language of Scottish Burghs: Standardization and Lexical Bundles, 1380-1560.  Oxford: University Press, 2013.

Kredens, Krzysztof, and Gozdz-Roszkowski, Stanislaw (eds.). Language and the Law: International Outlooks (Lodz Studies in Language, Vol. 16, 2007).

Krimpas, P.G.  Η μετάφραση νομικών όρων στις διεθνείς συμβάσεις ("Translation of legal terms in international conventions; the example of the Schengen Agreement"). Athens: Sakkoulas 2009.

Kurzon, Dennis. It Is Hereby Performed: Explorations in Legal Speech Acts. Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Co., 1986.

Kurzon, Dennis.  A Tale of Two Remedies: Equity, Verb Aspect and the Whorfian Hypothesis.  Liverpool: Deborah Charles, 1998.

Lakoff, Robin Tolmach.  Talking Power: The Politics of Language.  Basic Books, 1990.

Laster, K, & V. Taylor.  Interpreters and the Legal System.  Sydney: Federation Press, 1994.

Lerch, Kent D. (ed).  Recht verstehen. Verständlichkeit, Missverständlichkeit und Unverständlichkeit von Recht. Berlin, New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2004.

Levi, Judith N., and Anne Graffam Walker. Language in the Judicial Process. New York and London: Plenum Press, 1990.

Levi, Judith N.  Language and Law: A Bibliographic Guide to Social Science Research in the U.S.A.  Chicago: American Bar Association, 1994.

Lewis, Robyn.  Cyfiawnder Dwyieithog?  Bilingual Justice.  Llandysul: Gomer, 1998.

Liao, Meizhen.  A Study of Questions, Responses and their Interaction in Chinese Courtroom Discourse (in Chinese).  Beijing: Law Press, 2003.

Liao, Meizhen.  Trial Communication Strategies (in Chinese).  Beijing: Law Press, 2005.

Love, Harold.  Attributing Authorship: An Introduction.  Cambridge: University Press, 2002.

Maryns, Katrijn. The Asylum Speaker: Language in the Belgian Asylum Procedure.  Manchester: St. Jerome Publishing, 2006.

Martineau, Robert J. Drafting Legislation and Rules in Plain English. St. Paul, Minn.: West Publishing Co., 1991.

Matoesian, Gregory M. Law and the Language of Identity: Discourse in the William Kennedy Smith Rape Trial.  Oxford, University Press, 2001.

Matoesian, Gregory.  Reproducing Rape: Domination through Talk in the Courtroom. Chicago: Chicago University Press, 1993.

Mattila, Heikki E.S.   Comparative Legal Linguistics.  Aldershot: Ashgate, 2006 (second edition published in 2013).

Maynard, Douglas W. Inside Plea Bargaining: The Language of Negotiation. New York: Plenum Press, 1984.

Mayr, Andrea.  Prison Discourse: Language as a Means of Control and Resistance.  Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.

McMenamin, Gerald. R.  Forensic Stylistics. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 1993.

McMenamin, Gerald.  Forensic Linguistics: Advances in Forensic Stylistics.  Boca Raton and London: CRC Press, 2002.

Mead, Richard.  Courtroom Discourse.  Birmingham: ELR, 1985.

Mellinkoff, David.  Language of the Law. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1963.

Mertz, Elizabeth.  The Language of Law School: Learning to "Think Like a Lawyer." Oxford: University Press, 2007.

Mikkelson, Holly.  Introduction to Court Interpreting.  Manchester: St. Jerome Publishing, 2000.

Miller, Bruce Glanville.  Oral History on Trial: Recognizing Aboriginal Narratives in Court.  Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2011.

Moeketsi, Rosemary.  Discourse in a Multilingual and Multicultural Courtroom: A Court Interpreter's Guide.  Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik, 1999.

Mohanty, Ajit K., Minati Panda, Robert Phillipson, Tove Skutnabb-Kangas (eds.).  Multilingual Education for Social Justice: Globalising the Local.  Hyderabad: Orient BlackSwan, 2009.

Murry, Glenn Edward, & Gary Muldoon.  Criminal Law Slanguage of New York.  Charlottesville, VA: Gould Publications, 3rd ed., 2004.

Neuhauser, Sara. Phonetische und linguistische Aspekte der Akzentimitation im forensischen Kontext: Produktion und Perzenption.  Narr-shop.de, 2012.

Ng, Kwai Hang.  The Common Law in Two Voices: Language, Law, and the Post-Colonial Dilemma in Hong Kong.  Stanford University Press, 2009.

Nolan, Frances. The Phonetic Bases of Speaker Recognition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1983.

O'Barr, William M. Linguistic Evidence: Language, Power, and Strategy  in the Courtroom. San Diego: Academic Press, 1982.

Okawara, Mami Hiraike.  Shimin kara Mita Saiban-in Saiban (The Mixed Court Viewed Through Lay People).  Tokyo: Akashi Shoten, 2008.

Okawara, Mami Hiraike.  Saiban Omoshiro Kotoba Gaku (Peculiar Legal Language Studies).  Tokyo: Taishukan, 2009.

Olanrewaju, Farinde Raifu.  Forensic Linguistics: An Introduction to the Study of Language and the Law.  Munich: Lincom, 2009.

Olsen, Frances, Alexander Lorz, and Dieter Stein (eds.).  Law and Language: Theory and Society. Düsseldorf: Düsseldorf University Press, 2008.

Olsen, Frances, Alexander Lorz, and Dieter Stein (eds).  Translation Issues in Language and Law.  Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.

Olsson, John.  Forensic Linguistics: An Introduction to Language, Crime and Law.  London: Continuum, 2004.

Olsson, John, & June Luchjenbroers.  Forensic Linguistics, 3rd Edition.  London, New Delhi, New York, Sydney: Bloomsbury Publishing (2013).
 
Olsson, John.  Word Crime: Solving Crime Through Forensic Linguistics.  London: Continuum, 2009.

Orts-Llopis, Maria Angeles.  Approximacion al Discurso Juridico en Ingles.  Madrid: Edisofer, 2006.

Orts-Llopis, Maria Angeles.  Inglés jurídico y económico: Manual para su aprendizaje y traducción (Legal and Economic English: a Handbook for their Learning and Translation). Murcia: DM Librero-Editor, 2011. 

Panaretou, E. Nomi ke kanones dikeu: glossika kai kimenika xaraktiristika (Laws and Legal Rules: Linguistic and Textual features).
Athens: Parousia,
2005.

Panaretou, E. Nomikos logos: glossa ke domi ton nomon (Legal Discourse: Language and Structure of Law). Athens: Papazisis, 2009.

Pardo, Maria Laura.  Derecho y Linguística: Como se Juzga con Palabras. Buenos Aires: Ediciones Nueva Vista, 1996.

Philbrick, Frederick A. Language and the Law: The Semantics of Forensic English. New York: Macmillan, 1949.

Philips, Susan U.  Ideology in the Language of Judges.  Oxford, University Press, 1998.

Phillips, Alfred.  Lawyers' Language: How and Why Legal Language is Different.  London and New York: Routledge, 2003.

Rathert, Monika: Sprache und Recht. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter. 100 pages. (Series Kurze Einführungen in die Germanistische Linguistik, 2006).

Richland, Justin B.  Arguing with Tradition: The Language of Law in Hopi Tribal Court.  Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press,
2008. 

Rieber, Robert and William Stewart (eds.).  The language scientist as expert in the legal setting.  New York: Annals of the New York Academy of Science, 1990.

Robinson, Marlyn (ed.).  Language and the Law: Proceedings of a Conference.  William S. Hein & Co., 2003.

Rock, Frances.  Communicating Rights: The Language of Arrest and Detention.  Basingstoke: Palgrave
Macmillan, 2007. 

Sarat, Austin, & Thomas R. Kearns (eds).  The Rhetoric of the Law.  Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1996.

Sarcevic, Susan. New Approach to Legal Translation. The Hague: Kluwer Law International, 1997, 2000.

Sarcevic, Susan.  Legal Language in Action: Translation, Terminology, Drafting and Procedural Issues.  Nakladni zavod Globus, Zagreb, 2009.

Schane, Sanford.  Language and the Law.  London: Continuum, 2006.

Schauer, Frederick (ed).  Law and Language.  New York: University Press, 1993.

Schneck, Peter. Rhetoric and Evidence: Legal Conflict and Literary Representation in U.S. American Culture.  Berlin, Mouton, 2011.

Schwab, Wallace.  Les anglicismes dans le droit positif québécois. Québec: Éditeur officiel, 1984.

Schwab, Wallace et al.,  Drafting Laws in French. Ottawa: Law Reform Commission of Canada, 1981.

Schwab, Wallace.  Les locutions latines et le droit positif québécois, avec la collaboration de Roch Pagé. Québec: Éditeur officiel, 1981.

Schwab, Wallace et Michel Sparer.  La rédaction des lois, rendez-vous du droit et de la culture. Québec: Éditeur officiel, 1979.

Schwab, Wallace.  Recueil de textes législatifs sur l'emploi des langues.  Québec: Éditeur officiel, 1979.

Shuy, Roger W.  The language of confession, interrogation and deception.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 1998.

Shuy, Roger W.  Language Crimes: The Use and Abuse of Language Evidence in the Courtroom. Cambridge, Mass.: Blackwell Publishers, 1993.

Shuy, Roger W.  Bureaucratic Language in Government and Business. Washington DC: Georgetown Univ. Press, 1998.

Shuy, Roger W.  Linguistic Battles in Trademark Disputes.  Houndmills: Palgrave, 2002.

Shuy, Roger W. Creating Language Crimes.  Oxford: University Press, 2005.

Shuy, Roger W.  Linguistics in the Courtroom: A Practical Guide. New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2006.

Shuy, Roger W.  Fighting Over Words: Language and Civil Law Cases. New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2008.

Shuy, Roger W.  The Language of Defamation Cases.  Oxford: University Press, 2010.

Shuy, Roger W.  The Language of Perjury Cases.  Oxford: University Press, 2011.

Shuy, Roger W.  The Language of Sexual Misconduct Cases.  Oxford U. Press, 2012.

Singer, Norman J. Sutherland Statutory Construction. 5th ed. Deerfield, Ill.: Clark Boardman Callaghan, 1992.

Skutnabb-Kangas, Tove, Robert Phillipson, Ajit K. Mohanty, Minati Panda (eds.).  Social Justice Through Multilingual Education.  Bristol (U.K.): Multilingual Matters, 2009.

Skutnabb-Kangas, Tove and Dunbar, Robert. Indigenous Children’s Education as Linguistic Genocide and a Crime Against Humanity? A Global View (Gáldu, Resource Centre for the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, www.galdu.org). Read it at http://www.e-pages.dk/grusweb/55/.  2010.

Socanac, Lelija, Christopher Goddard, Ludger Kremer.  Curriculum, Multilingualism and the Law, Nakladni zavod Globus, Zagreb, 2009.

Solan, Lawrence M. The Language of Judges. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1993.

Solan, Lawrence M, and Peter M. Tiersma.  Speaking of Crime: The Language of Criminal Justice.  Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005.

Solan, Lawrence M.  The Language of Statutes: Laws and their Interpretation.  Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2010.

Steinberg, Edwin R. (ed.).  Plain English: Principles and Practice. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1991.

Stewart, Katherine A., and Madeline M. Maxwell.  Storied Conflict Talk: Narrative Construction in Mediation.  Amsterdam: Benjamins, 2010.

Stygall, Gail. Trial Language: Differential Discourse Processing and Discursive Formation. Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Co., 1994.

Taszlitz, Andrew.  Rape and the Culture of the Courtroom.  New York: New York University Press, 1999.

Tessuto, Girolamo (ed.).  Explorations in Language and Law - Approaches and Perspectives (Issue 1).  Rome: NovaLogos, 2012.  http://www.novalogos.it/prod.php?id=33

Tiersma, Peter M.  Legal Language.  Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1999.

Tiersma, Peter M.  Parchment, Paper, Pixels: Law and the Technologies of Communication.  Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2010.

Tiersma, Peter, and Lawrence Solan (eds.).  The Oxford Handbook on Language and Law.  Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012.

Travers, Max, & John F. Manzo.  Law in Action: Ethnomethodological and Conversation Analytic Approaches to Law.  Aldershot: Ashgate, 1997.

Trinch, Shonna L.  Latinas' Narratives of Domestic Abuse: Discrepant Versions of Violence.  Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 2003.

Trosborg, Anna. Rhetorical Strategies in Legal Language: Discourse Analysis of Statutes and Contracts. Tübingen: Gunter Narr Verlag. 1997.

Turell, M. Teresa (ed.).  Lingüíca Forense, Lengua y Derecho: Conceptos, Métodos y Aplicaciones.  Barcelona: IULA, 2005.

Turell, M. Teresa, Maria Spassova, & Jordi Cicres (eds.).  Proceedings of the Second IAFL Conference on Forensic Linguistics/Language and Law.  Barcelona: Institut Universitari de Lingüística Aplicada, 2007.

Van Rossum, Wibo.  Verschijnen voor de Rechter: Hoe het Hoort en het Ritueel van Turkse Verdachten in de Rechtzaal.  Amsterdam: Uitgeverij Duizend en Een, 1998.

Viehweg, T. and F. Rotter (eds).  Recht und Sprache.  Wiesbaden: Franz Steiner, 1971.

Wagner, Anne.  La Langue de la Common Law.  Paris: l'Harmattan, 2002.

Wagner, Anne, and Sophie Cacciaguidi-Fahy.  Obscurity and Clarity in the Law: Prospects and Challenges. Abingdon: Ashgate, 2008.

Wagner, Anne, and Vijay K. Bhatia, eds.  Diversity and Tolerance in Socio-Legal Contexts: Explorations in the semiotics of law.  Abingdon: Ashgate, 2009.

Wagner, Anne, and Le Cheng, eds.  Exploring Courtroom Discourse. Ashgate, 2011.

Wagner, Anne, and Jan M. Broekman (eds.).  Prospects of Legal Semiotics.  Springer, 2011.

Walter, Bettyruth. The Jury Summation as Speech Genre: An Ethnographic Study of What It Means to Those Who Use It. Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Co., 1988.

Williams, Christopher, and Girolamo Tessuto.  Language in the Negotiation of Justice: Contexts, Issues, and Applications.  Farnham, U.K: Ashgate, 2013

Winter, Stephen L.  A Clearing in the Forest: Law, Life and Mind.  Chicago: University Press, 2001.

Wydick, Richard C. Plain English for Lawyers. 3d ed. Durham, N.C.: Carolina Academic Press, 1994.

Yankova, Diana.  Statutory Provisions in English and Bulgarian.  Sofia: Tip-Top Press, 2004.

Yankova, Diana. The Text and Context of European Directives. Translation Issues in Approximating Legislation. Sofia: Sofia University Press, 2008.

Zmij, Grzegorz, and Bettina Heiderhoff (eds.).  Interpretation in Polish, German, and European Private Law.  Berlin: De Gruyter, 2011.

Zwaan, Karin, Maaike Verrips, and Pieter Muysken (eds.).  The Role of Language in European Asylum Procedure: Linguistic and Legal Perspectives. Wolf Legal Publishers, 2010.