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The language of perjury cases

Roger W. Shuy

The language of perjury cases

by Roger W. Shuy

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Perjury,
  • Forensic linguistics

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-215) and index.

    StatementRoger W. Shuy
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF9420 .S55 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination222 p. ;
    Number of Pages222
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25075571M
    ISBN 109780199795383
    LC Control Number2010054107

    Misconceptions about language in law cases-- bribery-- offering bribes-- agreeing-- threatening-- admitting-- telling the truth versus perjury-- promising-- asking questions-- on testifying. (source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary Solicitation to murder, bribery, threatening, extortion, perjury - all these are criminal acts whose medium is language. having taken an oath before a competent tribunal, officer, or person, in any case in which a law of the United States authorizes an oath to be administered, that he will testify, declare, depose, or certify truly, or that any written testimony, declaration, deposition, or certificate by him subscribed, is true, willfully and contrary to such oath states or subscribes any material matter which.

    Apr 19,  · Perjury is “threatening to become an epidemic,” James B. Stewart, a staff writer at the magazine, writes in his new book, “Tangled Webs,” which appears today.“The broad public commitment. Perjury charges are those received for the conviction of a perjury criminal offence. The law on perjury is found in the Perjury Act which explains that perjury is when you have lawfully sworn as a witness or interpreter in a judicial proceeding when you knew the oath to be false, or at least did not believe it to be true. This is also known as Perverting the Course of Justice.

    Inferences in perjury cases. As those who keep up with the news are aware, Lewis "Scooter" Libby is currently on trial for five counts of perjury. This means that the prosecutor believes Libby lied under oath. Everyone lies at one time or other, but lying isn't a criminal charge unless it's done under oath about issues material to the case. Mar 22,  · The law relating Perjury. Perjury is generally governed by the Perjury Act This provides that if any one is lawfully sworn as a witness (or as an interpreter) in judicial proceedings and wilfully makes a statement material to those proceedings, which he knows to be false or does not believe to be true, he is guilty of perjury.


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An expert linguist therefore has much to offer the court in assisting them to interpret the language evidence. Shuy presents ten perjury cases in. Perjury is the intentional act of swearing a false oath or falsifying an affirmation to tell the truth, whether spoken or in writing, concerning matters material to an official proceeding.

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The chapter introduces the linguistic tools that were used in the case examples of the following chapters: the speech event context, schema, agendas as revealed by the topics and responses to topics introduced by others, the cooperative principle, the speech acts used, their conversational strategies, the recency principle, and language ambiguity that results from grammatical and lexical features.

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It has been accepted for inclusion in SMU Law Review by an authorized administrator of SMU Author: Lester B. Orfield. Perjury, the crime of lying under oath, is a serious offense because it can derail the basic goal of the justice system—discovering the truth.

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