Post-conference event #W2D2017 – Bijuralism and Bilingualism à la canadienne!

canada_flag_map-svgInspired by a suggestion from one of the first participants to register, who explained that conference participants from outside the UK might like to extend their visit to London and maximise the use of their travel costs, we are now able to announce that #W2D2017 will be preceded and followed by two/three standalone legal translation events.

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Workshop – Update on Mexican criminal & civil law

albuquerqThe New Mexico Translators and Interpreters Association (NMTIA) is organizing a Criminal & Civil Law (with Procedure) Workshop, sponsored jointly with RPS Rosado Professional Solutions, on 6 December 2014 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

The workshop will examine the new legislation adopted by Mexico, including the new code of March 2014.

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Bijural terminology records

This is a great resource for translators working with French and English – the Canadian Department of Justice has published individual factsheets or “records” for terms that have been the subject of legislative harmonization between the common law and civil law systems. The records include many legal concepts (one of the trickiest things to translate 😉 ) so I think it’s really useful.

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