Compendium of journals on Legal Translation & Interpreting / Language & Law

Below is an updated list of journals that publish articles about legal translation and legal interpreting or more generally about language and law.

In keeping with the field of translation, the journals listed below include papers in a variety of languages.

Of course, relevant papers may also be found in other journals dealing with other related topics such as corpus linguistics, lexicography, terminology, international business studies, and so forth. Conference proceedings may also contain articles of interest, as may publications by professional bodies such as translators’ or lawyers’  associations. Institutions also make available publications from time to time. There are also online magazines covering language issues, e.g. Slator or Babel, and covering the law e.g. ABA Journal or Lexology.

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New special issue on Quality in Legal Translation (open access)

jostrans-logoThe latest issue of The Journal of Specialised Translation (JoSTrans) is now available, including, amongst other things, articles on: the skills needed  for legal translation; written translation in criminal proceedings as a separate right;  translating in the EU environment; translating the names of official bodies; quality assurance; assessment; and stakeholder involvement in quality.

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Open access journal – Brexit supplement

lorenzetti 2Following my post in April on the excellent open access online publication German Law Journal, I thought you might be interested in a special supplement on Brexit.

It includes contributions from international legal scholars from the London School of Economics, Trinity College Dublin, and law schools across the UK, Austria, Germany, Slovenia, Holland and the USA.

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Open access journal – Special issue on business & financial translation

intralineaThe annual online translation journal inTRAlinea, published by the Department of Interpreting and Translation at the University of Bologna, Italy, contains high-quality academic research on translation-related subjects, as well as reviews, debates and translations.

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Research journal on legal translation (open access)

10404994606_afa6d7c127_cSince one of the aims of this blog is to build bridges between academia and practice, I was delighted to see that the December issue of Linguistica Antverpiensia New Series -Themes in Translation Studies on “Research models and methods in legal translation” had been published in digital form for the first time, and with open access.

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