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Lawyer and Language

By Bo Wennstrom
June 1996
Iustus Förlag
ISBN: 91-7678-309-X
213 Pages
$65.00 Hardcover

Lawyers have long been the object of criticism and satire for the incomprehensibility of their language. The Lawyer and Language provides a theoretical account of the legal language. In focus is the relationship of the lawyer to language. Topics include: Illusory Intelligibility, The Dilemma of Formalism, Ekelof/Ross vs. Wittgenstein, Grammatical Reading vs. Effective Reading, The Tsesis Case and others.

Series: Skrifter Från Juridiska Fakulteten I Uppsala 49