Language and Law / Linguagem e DireitoFaculty 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, with abstracts in both languages. The editorial board of the journal includes renowned international researchers from the fields of linguistics, law and criminology, computer science, among others. The journal has a rigorous system of blind peer reviewing. The journal is published by the Faculty of Arts of the University of Porto, and is hosted by the Faculty's Digital Library.
Language and Law/Linguagem e Direito is an academic journal that aims to encourage the dissemination of research conducted in the field of Forensic Linguistics / Language and the Law, while at the same time contributing to the work of practitioners by publishing state of the art articles ontheoretical and methodological tools useful for this interdisciplinary field. It is therefore aimed at established academics and researchers, students and practitioners, from all over the world.
The first issue of the journal will be published in September 2014. Each issue will contain articles, book reviews and PhD abstracts covering all topics related to Legal Language, Interaction in Legal Contexts and Language as Evidence.
There will be regular special issues. The second issue will be devoted to Forensic Phonetics and related issues and will be guest edited by members of the "Estudos dos Sons da Fala" Research Group, at the Universidade Tecnológica Federal do Paraná - UTFPR.
Those who wish to submit articles to be included in the next issue (first semester of 2015) are invited to submit them no later than October 1st, 2014 to the following Email address.
EditorsMalcolm Coulthard, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
Rui Sousa-Silva, Universidade do Porto
Editorial AssistantsBruna Abreu, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
Caroline Hagemeyer, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
Kátia Muck, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
Luciane Fröhlich, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
Milaydis Sosa, Universidade do Porto
Sabrina Jorge, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
Book Reviews EditorsDavid Wright (English), Nottingham Trent University
Rita Faria (Português), Universidade do Porto, Portugal
PhD Abstracts EditorJoana Forbes, Universidade do Porto
International Editorial BoardAlison Johnson, University of Leeds, Reino Unido
Carmen Rosa Caldas-Coulthard, University of Birmingham, Reino Unido
Débora Figueiredo, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brasil
Diana Eades, University of New England, Austrália
Ed Finegan, University of Southern California, EUA
Fernando Martins, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
Frances Rock, Cardiff University, Reino Unido
Iman Laversuch, University of Cologne, Alemanha
Janet Ainsworth, University of Washington, EUA
Janny Leung, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Karen McAuliffe, University of Exeter, Reino Unido
Krzysztof Kredens, Aston University, Reino Unido
Larry Solan, Brooklyn Law School, EUA
Le Cheng, Zhejiang University, China
Maria Lúcia Gomes, Universidade Tecnológica Federal do Paraná, Brasil
Núria Gavaldá, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Espanha
Paolo Rosso, Polytechnic University of Valencia, Espanha
Patrick Juola, Duquesne University, EUA e Juola Associates
Roger Shuy, Georgetown University Washington, EUA
Ron Butters, Duke University, EUA
Susan Sarcevic, University of Rijeka, Croácia
Tim Grant, Aston University, Reino Unido
Virginia Colares, Universidade Católica de Pernambuco, Brasil
Cover DesignRui Effe
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