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Advice in the Lawyer-Client Relationship  

Michael McGinniss

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Jul 2018
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May 2018
The lawyer-client relationship is constituted through communication, and the lawyer’s advising role is a foundational element. This chapter begins by reviewing the most significant ... More

The Caution in England and Wales  

Frances Rock

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Mar 2012
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Nov 2012
‘You do not have to say anything. But it may harm your defense if you do not mention when questioned something which you later rely on in Court. Anything you do say may be given in ... More

Language Policy in the United States  

Peter M. Tiersma

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Mar 2012
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Nov 2012
The United States is often called a nation of immigrants. The earliest migrants were the Native Americans or Indians. Starting in the early 1600s, European immigrants began to arrive on ... More

Legal Rights of Linguistic Minorities in the European Union  

Durk Gorter and Jasone Cenoz

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Mar 2012
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Nov 2012
Many linguistic minorities in Europe are vulnerable or severely endangered and in need of protection. Although there are still many weaknesses, there is a trend in Europe towards the ... More

Linguistic Human Rights  

Tove Skutnabb-Kangas

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Mar 2012
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Nov 2012
Genuine peaceful contact presupposes a mutual will to try to understand the other party's signed or spoken signals and symbols; to accommodate, and to learn at least some of them (often ... More

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