Open access journal – Special issue on legal translation

Capa31Language and Law/Linguagem e Direito is an international online journal edited at the Faculty of Arts of the University of Porto, Portugal, and the Federal University of Santa Catarina ­- UFSC, Brazil. The journal is published twice a year, and includes articles in all varieties of both Portuguese and English.

A special issue on legal translation has just been published, although articles on the subject do appear in other issues too.

Volume 3.1 contains the following articles:

  • Hidden translators: the invisibility of translators and the influence of lawyer-linguists on the case law of the Court of Justice of the European Union by Karen McAuliffe
  • Como se traduz no âmbito do Direito Comparado? Reflexões a partir de casos práticos by Márcia Atalla Pietroluongo
  • A tendência literalizante na tradução jurídica juramentada no Brasil: um estudo de caso by Teresa Dias Carneiro
  • A formação do tradutor juramentado by Orlanda Miranda Santos
  • Denúncia e Anklageschrift: um estudo contrastivo by Tinka Reichmann
  • Multilingual, multicultural Europe and criminal law: Parental child abduction – a case study by Joana Forbes & Belinda Maia
  • Teaching the use of ad hoc corpora in the translation of legal texts into the second language by Francisco J. Vigier Moreno
  • Conditio sine qua non: On Phraseology in Legal Language and its Translation by Anna Ruusila & Emilia Lindroos.

You can download the journal here. See also my post from 2014 introducing the journal and its aims.

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Another special issue, this time on legal interpreting, will appear by the end of this year, so watch out for that.

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