The language of murder cases: intentionality, predisposition, and voluntariness/ Roger W. Shuy.Publisher: Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014Description: viii, 274pISBN: 9780199354832Subject(s): Forensic linguistics- United States | Murder trials- United StatesDDC classification: 345.730 252 301 4 Online resources: Click here to access online
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-270) and index.
Introduction -- Murder laws and terminology -- Analyzing murder law terminology and evidence -- Linguistic profiling when there is no known murder suspect -- Intentionality and predisposition in murder cases -- Voluntariness in murder cases -- Voluntariness of mentally incapacitated suspects capacity -- Voluntariness of suspects impaired by alcohol or drugs -- Voluntariness of juvenile suspects -- Voluntariness of emotionally distraught suspects -- Reasonable doubt in murder cases.