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A Structural and Grammatical Analysis of the Estonian Constitution

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Baltic Journal of European studies, Vol 6, Iss 2, Pp 76-95 (2016)

Abstract: The authors propose a novel quantitative method to analyse the structure of legal texts. The method enables to determine grammatical similarity between legal texts. The authors use the external theory of fundamental rights to separate the text of funda...

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THE PLAIN LANGUAGE MOVEMENT AND MODERN LEGAL DRAFTING

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Comparative Legilinguistics, Vol 20 (2016)

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Abstract: This paper aims to answer the question whether modern legal drafting is implementing the revolutionary changes argued for by the plain language movement and whether legal texts are made more user-friendly, particularly to their non-professional recipie...

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The Grammar of the Neo-Babylonian Assertory Oath.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Near Eastern Studies; Oct2012, Vol. 71 Issue 2, p275-283, 9p

Abstract: The article discusses the grammar within assertory oaths in Neo-Babylonian legal texts. Particular focus is given to the verbal forms, including the preterite and perfect tenses found within negative assertory oaths. An overview of Neo-Babylonian legal...

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THE TEXTUAL ROLE OF REPETITION IN THE TRANSLATION OF POLISH AND HUNGARIAN LEGAL TEXTS

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Comparative Legilinguistics, Vol 1 (2009)

Abstract: This article presents research on written legal texts with a focus on the cohesion of such texts by analyzing the function of lexical repetition. The author indicates the possibility of using Hoey and Károly’s method of researching repetition patterns ...

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The Berber in the Texts of the Algerian Constitutions. Analysis of Discursive Practices. Discursive and Jurilinguistic Approaches

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Comparative Legilinguistics, Vol 40, Iss 1, Pp 7-20 (2019)

Abstract: Our contribution consists in analyzing the discursive practices of the three Algerian constitutional texts (1996, 2002, and 2016) dedicated to the constitutionalisation of the Amazigh language. It is about showing and putting in evidence, through a tex...

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Plain-Language Approach in Legislative Drafting: A Perspective from Poland

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Comparative Legilinguistics, Vol 33, Iss 1, Pp 117-130 (2018)

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Abstract: The purpose of this research is to explore plain-language postulates reflecting on legal drafting assumptions since legal acts should be precise, clear and express with no doubts the intention of the legislator. The aim of this project is to commence d...

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PLAIN-LANGUAGE APPROACH IN LEGISLATIVE DRAFTING: A PERSPECTIVE FROM POLAND

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Comparative Legilinguistics, Vol 33 (2019)

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Abstract: The purpose of this research is to explore plain-language postulates reflecting on legal drafting assumptions since legal acts should be precise, clear and express with no doubts the intention of the legislator. The aim of this project is to commence d...

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Juridisk literacy i skolen. Ikke-juristers lovtekstlesing og rettsanvendelse

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Nordic Journal of Literacy Research, Vol 3, Iss 0, Pp 1-14 (2017)

Abstract: Lovtekster regulerer viktige samfunnsområder, og anvendes som verktøy for å utøve skjønn og ta avgjørelser i ulike virksomheter. Artikkelen undersøker hvordan opplæringslova (lov om grunnskolen og den vidaregåande opplæringa) forstås og anvendes i hver...

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GERMAN LEGAL TERMINOLOGY IN THE AREA OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND THE USE OF ENGLISH IN THE NATIONAL VARIETIES OF GERMAN SPOKEN IN AUSTRIA, GERMANY AND SWITZERLAND

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Comparative Legilinguistics, Vol 2 (2017)

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Abstract: This paper investigates German legal terminology in the area of higher education in Austria, Germany and Switzerland. Particular emphasis is put on the influence of English in this field arising from internationalization and the creation of the Europea...

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SIGN CHARACTER OF THE EXPONENTS OF MODALITY IN A LEGAL TEXT

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Comparative Legilinguistics, Vol 2 (2017)

Abstract: The thesis of this article is that the texts of legislative acts represent the most natural speech. Legal language becomes complete in depicting the world as well as in expressing the will of a legislator and his attitude to what is said by him, both o...

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