Language, meaning and the law /
- Publication info:
- Edinburgh [Scotland] : Edinburgh University Press, c2009.
Osgoode Hall Law School Library
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- Language, meaning and the law / Christopher Hutton.
- Main Author:
- Hutton, Christopher.
Edinburgh [Scotland] : Edinburgh University Press, 2009
- Item Description:
"The aim of this book is not to improve how lawyers deal with words and their meanings (which is not to say that no improvement is possible), but to use law to reflect on the nature of language, its role within social life, and the theories with which legal theorists and practising lawyers, linguists and philosophers attempt to make sense of it"--P. xi."Where general terms such as 'law', 'judge' or 'statute' are used, the context should be understood to refer to common law jurisdictions"--P. xii.
- Physical Description:
xii, 244 p. ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -220) and index.
9780748633517 (pbk.)9780748633500 (hbk.)