forensic linguistics

Workshops- 14th Biennial Conference of the International Association of Forensic Linguists

A series of workshops on language, linguistics and the law on 1 July at RMIT University in Melbourne will precede the 14th Biennial Conference of the International Association of Forensic Linguists (runs to 5 July). These half-day workshops will be running separately to the main conference, and you can join these workshops without booking into,

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Slips of the tongue (& pen): How forensic linguistics is transforming crime detection

Georgina Heydon, Associate Professor in Criminology and Justice Studies at RMIT, was the star attraction at Sisters in Crime 2013 Law Week event. Now the President of the International Association of Forensic Linguists, Georgina organised the sponsorship of the inaugural award for the Best Forensic Linguistics Story in the 2018 Scarlet Stiletto Awards. Here she

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Global Frictions: How widespread misconceptions about language cause systemic failures in the justice system

A Seminar Series hosted by the Centre for Global Research Ignorance is not bliss. How widespread misconceptions about language cause systemic failures in the justice system Presenter:  Dr Georgina Heydon, Director, Centre for Global Research, RMIT University, President, International Association of Forensic Linguists. (Dr Heydon spoke at Sisters in Crime 2013 Law Week event – a total star!!) Abstract Around

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