A Practical Workshop: using Corpus Linguistics for Law
Insights into the language used in legal texts of all kinds can be obtained using electronic corpora. The workshop will be of interest not only to legal translators, but also to those analysing legal language for other purposes. The presentation will made in English, with examples from various languages.
This workshop will be run by Dr Gianluca Pontrandolfo, who is both a practising legal translator and an accomplished academic. He is the author of a groundbreaking work on compound terms in criminal law using corpus methods Fraseología y lenguaje judicial: Las sentencias penales desde una perspectiva contrastiva (Aracne, 2016). Dr Pontrandolfo worked on the English translation of The Italian Code of Criminal Procedure (Wolters Kluwer, 2014). He currently teaches at the prestigious University of Trieste Department of Legal Sciences, Language, Interpreting and Translation Studies (formerly SSLMIT).
Date: Friday 3 February 2017 (3.30-5.30 pm) at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, London, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DR, UK.