Date: Wed, 11 Oct 1995 23:18:24 -0400 From: "Bethany Dumas, UTK" Subject: LJP Issue #2 is Now Available for Web-Browsing INVITATION TO VIEW LJP, ISSUE #2 You are invited to browse Language in the Judicial Process, an electronic joiurnal of language and law available on the World Wide Web at Issue #2, which went online this week, contains new items: * Abstracts of all papers given at the Second Conference of the International Association of Forensic Linguists. (This section includes a photograph of the editor relaxing "down under.") * A description of and ordering information for the fall 1995 issue of Washington University Law Quarterly (Vol. 73, No. 3), a special issue focusing on linguistics and law. Its centerpiece is the transcript of an interdisciplinary conference held this spring, entitled, "What is Meaning in a Legal Text? A Dialogue Among Scholars of Law and Linguistics," which was sponsored by Northwestern University and Washington University Law School. In addition, it contains 7 essays by conference participants and 18 essays by other scholars (primarily from the law) offering commentary on the themes of the conference: meaning and interpretation in legal contexts, and the possibilities for intellectual as well as practical collaboration between the two disciplines. * Information about "Language Legislation and Linguistic Rights": An International Conference to be hosted by The University of Illinois March 21-23, 1996. A select group of speakers from around the world will address linguistic issues such as language and culture, language and power, bilingualism ; and the linguistic aspects of social issues such as community vs. individual rig hts, cultural survival, and free trade. Organizers are Dennis E. Baron (English), Eyamba Bokamba (English as an International Language, C. C. Cheng (Language Learning Laboratory), Braj B. Kachru (Linguistics), and Douglas A. Kibbee (French). * Details about online (and other) versions of "The Legal List." * New citations. [Issue #1 (June 1995) remains available for browsing.] Coming in Issue #3: * A database of cases dealing with foreign- and sign-language interpreting and the legal system. * A companion database of articles and book titles related to foreign- and sign-language interpreting and the legal system. * More citations and summaries. Bethany K. Dumas Editor, Language in the Judicial Process Bethany K. Dumas, J.D.., Ph.D. | Applied Linguistics, Language & Law Dep't of English, UT, Knoxville | EMAIL: dumasb[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] 415 McClung Tower | 423-974-6965 | FAX 423-974-6926 Knoxville, TN 37996-0430 | See Webpage at http://hamlet. cc: * * * * David Hale * * * * |URL: UTK Computing & Admin. Systems | EMAIL: dhale[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] Training & Documentation Services |VOICE: (615) 974-1322 400 Dunford Hall |