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  • Oxford Handbook of Language and Law

    … at the titles, I see that most of them deal with jurisdictions with one legal system and more than one language. I don't know about Susan Sarkevic, I just know that her book (New Approach to Legal Translation) had a lot of stuff on that kind of 'translation' of legislation. This is the - outdated - list on Peter Tiersma's site: III. Multilingualism…

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  • Book on German criminal procedure/Der Strafprozess - BDÜ Fachverlag

    …The BDÜ publishes a series of books of varying quality. This looks useful - but I haven't seen it yet: a summary of German criminal procedure written by a public prosecutor, intended for translators and interpreters. "Der Strafprozess - Eine Einführung für Gerichtsdolmetscher und -übersetzer" Verfasst von Staatsanwalt Rainer Kock gibt…

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  • Grant and Cutler dictionaries/Rechtswörterbücher

    …. Dictionaries: Specialist & Technical: Legal. Published 2006. Price: £25.95 Wörterbuch Recht German<>English Bachem, W. & Hamblock, D. Approx. 56,000 terms. Dictionaries: Specialist & Technical: Legal. Published 2008. Price: £42.99 If you click on the first entry, it says the book and CD ROM are temporarily out of print…

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  • Schweitzer International Bookstore

    …Have I recommended the Schweitzer legal bookshop in Munich before? I've only been once and they had an eclectic selection of law books in English in the basement. Don't know if that's still the case. More interesting was a list of books, for example German law in English, which I got hold of years ago. What I didn't realize is that its successor…

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  • Garner's Dictionary of Legal Usage

    …OUP has recently published a third edition of Garner's legal English usage dictionary. A Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage, 2nd ed. 1995 is followed by Garner's Dictionary of Legal Usage, 3rd ed., 2011. I haven't seen it yet, but on amazon you can look at some pages. The pages I saw looked identical to those in the second edition. The (new) legal…

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  • Dictionary of Intellectual Property/Wörterbuch Gewerblicher Rechtsschutz

    … The book Kettler Stefan Wörterbuch Gewerblicher Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht - Dictionary of Intellectual Property and Unfair Competition Law Deutsch-Englisch/Englisch-Deutsch (deutsch/englisch) This dictionary appeared earlier this year but I have not found reviews of it. This is not a review either – just a description. But I have just had…

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  • Hitler's talking dogs/Hitlers sprechende Hunde

    …I suppose in view of the earnestness of German alsatian owners' societies I should not be surprised. Maureen Dowd in the New York Times: A new book, “Amazing Dogs,” by Dr. Jan Bondeson, a senior lecturer at Cardiff University School of Medicine in Wales, reveals that Hitler supported a German school that tried to teach large, muscular…

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  • Light summer reading/Sommerlektüre

    … In Heidegger's case, the question of how to read him may be of less immediate interest than the question 'Why read Heidegger?' Of those who have heard something about him, many dismiss him as an unrepentant ex-Nazi, pompous and mystical, more sophist than philosopher, anti-modernist and irrationalist, given to asking obscure questions like…

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  • Bohlander on German criminal procedure/Bohlander zum deutschen Strafverfahren

    …Via Michael Bohlander's page at Durham University, a PDF file of a paper on Basic Concepts of German Criminal Procedure - a modified version of a chapter of his forthcoming book Principles of German Criminal Procedure, Hart Publishing 2011. One of the major distinctions often heard about the German as a member of the family of continental…

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  • It's good that this book was made into a film/Zum Glück wurde dieses Buch verfilmt!

    … cruelly pinching the toes and fingers of his shivering little 'prentice boy on deck. Chance people on the bridges peeping over the parapets into a nether sky of fog, with fog all round them, as if they were up in a balloon and hanging in the misty clouds. That was about the end of the fun for me, because we had it as a set book at A Level…

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  • New translation of Tin Drum/Neue Übersetzung vom Blechtrommel

    …Breon Mitchell has won the Schlegel–Tieck Prize for translation from German for his new version of The Tin Drum by Günter Grass. The TLS: Günter Grass’s first novel, Die Blechtrommel, was published in 1959 and Ralph Manheim’s translation of it in 1962. In 2005, Grass invited his new translators on a tour of the city of Gdańsk, where…

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