Translation and the law /

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Other Authors: Morris, Marshall
Format: Book
Published: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Co., c1995
Series:American Translators Association scholarly monograph series ; v. 8
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Table of Contents:
  • Section 1.Translation and the language of the law.Indeterminacy, translation and the law / John E. Joseph.Understood by all concerned? : Anglo/Aboriginal legal translation / Michael Cooke
  • Section 2.Responding to change and to difference.Riding the waves of fortune : translating legislation of the successor Soviet Republics / Cornelia E. Brown.Where the devil meets his grandmother : Iceland and European community legislation / Keneva Kunz.Legal interpreting on trial / Timothy Dunnigan and Bruce T. Downing
  • Language in evidence : the pragmatics of translation and the judicial process / Mary Bucholtz. Theuse of translators and interpreters in cases requiring forensic speaker identification / Kate Storey.Translating Japanese legal documents into English / Vicki L. Beyer and Keld Conradsen.Culture clash : Anglo-American case law and German civil law in translation / Sylvia A. Smith
  • Section 3.Professional issues, professional practice.On the horns of a dilemma : accuracy vs. brevity in the use of legal terms by court interpreters / Holly Mikkelson
  • Textual density and the judiciary interpreter's performance / Janis Palma. Anew wind of quality from Europe : implications of the court case cited by Holz-Mänttäri for the U.S. translation industry / Matt Hammond. Thelegal translator as information broker / Gerhard Obenaus
  • Section 4.Persons, laws and the presence of the translator.Pragmatism, precept and passions : the attitudes of English-language legal systems to non-English speakers / Ruth Morris
  • Lassiete partidas in America problems of cultural transmission in the translation of legal signs / Marilyn Stone.Just interpreting : role conflicts and discourse types in court interpreting / Helge Niska