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Linguistics is a fundamental component within the American courtroom setting. In the United States, the supreme law itself takes the form of a written language: the US Constitution. The American justice system itself revolves around language. In fact, one might assert that the primary job of any lawyer is to utilize language to win a case. Lawyers must find ways to use language to make a deep impression upon the relevant jury in criminal cases, hoping that their words convince the jury to rule in favor of their side. Additionally, lawyer’s must meticulously scrutinize the language of the law relevant…

Dylan Salter

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