Working in Language and Law

A German Perspective

  • Hannes Kniffka

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Introduction

    1. Hannes Kniffka
      Pages 1-23
  3. The Interdisciplinary Status of Forensic Linguistics

  4. Forensic Linguistic Research in Germany in the Past

  5. Ongoing Research in Forensic Linguistics in Germany

  6. Outlook and Future Tasks

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 235-235
    2. Hannes Kniffka
      Pages 237-264
    3. Hannes Kniffka
      Pages 265-271
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 272-291

About this book


Working in Language and Law is a detailed account of the forensic linguistic work done by the author in the last 35 years. It provides exemplary insights into an ever-expanding field of expert testimony, focusing on the situation in Germany since the seventies and covering all major areas of the field.


English event future German Germany interdisciplinary knowledge law linguistics linguists

Authors and affiliations

  • Hannes Kniffka
    • 1
  1. 1.Bonn UniversityGermany

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