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Do languagesobey general laws?

an inaugural lecture delivered before the University of Cambridge on 17 November 1981

by P. H. Matthews

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Linguistics.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    StatementP.H. Matthews.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP121
    The Physical Object
    Pagination30p. ;
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21497439M
    ISBN 100521289637

    C The "common law" signifies the law common to the whole jurisdiction as opposed o t local or customary law, ecclesiastic law and merchant law. Originally this "common law "was the law administered by the royal courts in England, the King's law, common to the whole realm. C The "common law" also means "case law" as opposed to statutory law. body of EU law. A large number of foreign lexical items or expressions in legal texts come from Latin, such as ex parte (on behalf of) or ratio legis (the reason for, or principle behind, a law). It should be borne in mind that the Latin used by the legal profession was adapted to the needs of English law and that it .

    Linguistics is the scientific study of languages and includes many theories to include other branches and disciplines of study such as psychology, sociology, anthropology,history,cognitive science. Legal English is the type of English as used in legal general, a legal language is a formalized language based on logic rules which differs from the ordinary natural language in vocabulary, morphology, syntax, and semantics, as well as other linguistic features, aimed to achieve consistency, validity, completeness and soundness, while keeping the benefits of a human-like language.

    32 State of Rhode Island General Laws, sec. Google Scholar; and Code of Massachusetts Regulations, title , sec. (D). Google Scholar Google Scholar. Laws, Regulations, and Guidance The Higher Education Act requires that the Secretary consult with federal agency heads in order to receive recommendations regarding areas of national need for expertise in foreign languages and world regions.


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