Language ideology, fractal recursivity, and discursive agency in the legal construction of linguistic evidence

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleLanguage ideology, fractal recursivity, and discursive agency in the legal construction of linguistic evidence Author(S)Jennifer Andrus (Author)
Abstract  This article analyzes the language ideology (Silverstein 1979; Woolard & Schieffelin 1994) circulated in Section 8 of the United States Federal Rules of Evidence (FRE), focusing on the consequences to discursive agency when this language ideology is used to appropriate an utterance for use as evidence. Section 8 of the FRE, or the hearsay rule, bars the testimonial ...Paginationp589-614
SubjectSociologyDescriptorsSociolinguistics
Journal TitleLanguage in Society  
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