3rd Focus Conference on Forensic Linguistics

TitleLanguage as evidence

Date: 6 September 2021

Organisers: Dieter Stein and Victoria Guillén-Nieto

Administration: Fundación General (UA) — Escuela de Negocios

The 3rd ILLA Focus Conference on Forensic Linguistics encourages linguists and legal practitioners to submit abstract proposals on all topics of forensic linguistics like authorship identification; speaker identification; trademarks conflicts; plagiarism detection; language crimes; cybercrimes; deception and lie detection; police interrogation, among others.

Furthermore, we would also welcome paper submissions that relate to the assisting role language experts can play in a criminal investigation; the linguist as an expert witness in the courts of justice; communication and interaction between lawyers and language experts, courtroom interaction; admissibility criteria, ethics, the mediatisation of criminal cases, among others.