Dissemination

Here you can find details of forthcoming and previous talks and conference papers on specific aspects of the LLECJ project, as well as media reports.

Forthcoming Talks and Conference Papers

13th March 2019: Karen McAuliffe will present a paper entitled “Law and Language at the European Court of Justice: The Language of Advocates General’s Opinions” at The Queen’s University of Belfast, School of Law. (Abstract)

4th April 2019: Liana Muntean will present a paper entitled “Persuasiveness and power at the CJEU: the case of the Advocate General after 2004” at the Jean Monnet/Burdick-Vary symposium on Europe in Translation: Multilingualism in Theory and Practice at the University of Wisconsin, Madison

17th May 2019: Karen McAuliffe will present a paper entitled “Mixed Method Empirical Research in Law and Language: The Law and Language at the European Court of Justice Project”at the European Society of International Law Workshop on Law and Language in EU and International Law, University of Fribourg, Switzerland. (Workshop Details) (Programme)

20th May 2019: Karen McAuliffe will present a paper entitled “Strengths and Weaknesses of Corpus Linguistics in Legal Analysis: A Case Study of the LLECJ Project” at a workshop on Applications of Corpus-Linguistics Methods for Socio-legal Research, part of the BA/Leverhulme-funded project Changing Aspects of Access to Justice, Birmingham City University. (Workshop Details and Registration)

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Past Talks and Conference Papers

McAuliffe K, “The LLECJ Project: Research Questions, Methodological Challenges and Future Directions”, paper presented at the ERC-funded LLECJ project workshop on The Advocate General and EU Law: The Linguistic Aspect, Dublin, Ireland, 14th January 2019.

Tylec-Bakalarz, E, “Persuasiveness and Influence of Advocates General’s Opinions”, paper presented at the ERC-funded LLECJ project workshop on The Advocate General and EU Law: The Linguistic Aspect, Dublin, Ireland, 14th January 2019.

Muntean, L, “Advocates General’s Opinions and the 2004 Pivot Languages System: Insights from Qualitative Interviews”, paper presented at the ERC-funded LLECJ project workshop on The Advocate General and EU Law: The Linguistic Aspect, Dublin, Ireland, 14th January 2019.

Mattioli, V, “Linguistic Consequences of the Pivot Language System in the Court of Justice of the European Union: Impacts on Advocates General’s Opinions?”, paper presented at the ERC-funded LLECJ project workshop on The Advocate General and EU Law: The Linguistic Aspect, Dublin, Ireland, 14th January 2019.

Muntean, L, “The Impact of the 2004 pivot languages system on the Advocates General’s Opinions: Insights from qualitative interviews carried out at the CJEU”, paper presented at iCourts Centre of Excellence for International Courts, Copenhagen, Denmark, 3rd December 2018 (Abstract) (Slides)

McAuliffe, K, “Law and Language at the European Court of Justice: The LLECJ Project”, paper presented at  Jurilingüística II: Enfoques Interdisciplinarios en el Estudio de la Lengua y el Derecho/Jurilinguistics II: Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Study of Language and Law, Seville, Spain, 25th October 2018 (Panel description and Abstracts) (slides)

Muntean, L, “The Role of Language in Advocates General’s Opinions: Consequences for ECJ Case Law?”, paper presented at  Jurilingüística II: Enfoques Interdisciplinarios en el Estudio de la Lengua y el Derecho/Jurilinguistics II: Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Study of Language and Law, Seville, Spain, 25th October 2018 (Panel description and Abstracts) (slides)

Tylec, E, “The Role of the Advocate General at the ECJ: A Linguistic Aspect?”, paper presented at  Jurilingüística II: Enfoques Interdisciplinarios en el Estudio de la Lengua y el Derecho/Jurilinguistics II: Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Study of Language and Law, Seville, Spain, 25th October 2018 (Panel description and Abstracts) (slides)

Mattioli, V, “The Influence of the ECJ’s 2004 Language Reform on Advocates General’s Opinions: A Corpus-based Study”, paper presented at  Jurilingüística II: Enfoques Interdisciplinarios en el Estudio de la Lengua y el Derecho/Jurilinguistics II: Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Study of Language and Law, Seville, Spain, 25th October 2018 (Panel description and Abstracts) (slides)

McAuliffe, K, “Legal Translation and Multilingual Law”, seminar delivered to lawyers at British Forces Germany Headquarters in Bielefeld, Germany, 12th October 2018

McAuliffe, K and Muntean, L, “Law and Language at the European Court of Justice: The LLECJ Project”, paper presented at the New Methodologies for the Study of EU Law and the European Court of Justice workshop at iCourts Centre of Excellence for International Courts, Copenhagen, Denmark, 21st September 2018 (Abstract)

McAuliffe K, “Linguistic Precedent in the Judgments of the CJEU”, paper presented at: From ‘Texts in the Making’ to Authoritative Judgments: International Courts Behind the Scenes, public seminar at iCourts Centre of Excellence for International Courts, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, 21st June 2018 (Seminar Details) (Slides)

Trklja, A, “EU Case Law Corpus – A New Resource for Studies in Empirical Legal Linguistics”, paper presented at the Transius Conference, Geneva, 18th-20th June 2018 (Abstract) (Slides)

McAuliffe, K, “Translating for a Multilingual Legal System: Ambiguity, Hybridity and the Impact of Translation on European Union Law” Keynote Lecture at the Transius Conference, Geneva, 18th-20th June 2018 (Abstract) (Conference Programme) (Slides)

McAuliffe, K, “Law, Language and Translation in the EU Legal Order”, paper presented at the Journée d’Études ‘Law and Language’ at Das Käte Hamburger Kolleg “Recht als Kultur”, Bonn, 8th June 2018 (Programme) (Abstract)

McAuliffe, K, “Law, Language and Translation at the Court of Justice of the European Union” paper presented in the Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Court of Justice of the European Union Seminar Series at the Robert Schuman Institute for European Affairs, Luxembourg, 18th April 2018 (Abstract)

McAuliffe, K, “Linguistic Cultural Compromises in ECJ Judgments” paper presented at the Second Workshop on Precedent in EU Law: The Linguistic Aspect, Birmingham, UK, 7th February 2018

Ng, G Y, “De Facto Precedent in ECJ Judgments: An Overview”, paper presented at the Second Workshop on Precedent in EU Law: The Linguistic Aspect, Birmingham, UK, 7th February 2018

Trklja, A, “Precedent in Linguistics and Philosophy” paper presented at the Second Workshop on Precedent in EU Law: The Linguistic Aspect, Birmingham, UK, 7th February 2018

Trklja, A, “Performative Linguistic Precedent” paper presented at the Second Workshop on Precedent in EU Law: The Linguistic Aspect, Birmingham, UK, 7th February 2018

Trklja, A, “A corpus-informed and cognitive-semantic view on legal language” paper presented at The International Language and Law Association Annual Conference, Freiburg, Germany, 7th of September 2017

Trklja, A, “Empirical Linguistic Investigation of Translation at the Court of Justice of the European Union” paper presented at the Workshop on Law, Language and Translation at the Language and Law Research Group, University of Birmingham, 23rd September 2016

Trklja, A, “Linguistic Recursion in Discourse” paper presented at the Corpora and Discourse International Conference, Siena, 20th June – 3rd July 2016

Trklja, A, “Text-Patterning in Legal Texts” paper presented at the University of Birmingham, 31st March 2016

Trklja, A,”The Language Use and Practice of Interpretation at the Court of Justice of the European Union: Empirical Investigations of Legal Texts” paper presented at iCourts Centre of Excellence for International Courts, Denmark, 11th-12th February 2016

Trklja, A, “Performative Linguistic Precedent” paper presented at the First Workshop on Precedent in EU Law: The Linguistic Aspect, Dublin, Ireland, 5th December 2015

McAuliffe, K, “The Value of Interdisciplinarity in Law and Language: A Case Study of the Court of Justice of the European Union” paper presented at the Germanic Society for Forensic Linguistics Annual Conference, Mainz, Germany, 5th September 2015

Trklja, A, “A Corpus Analysis of EU Legal Language” paper presented at Corpus Linguistics 2015, Lancaster, UK, 21st July 2015

Trklja, A, “Textual Patterning, Lexical and Semantic Repetition in Legal Cases” paper presented at the 20th European Symposium on Languages for Special Purposes, Vienna, Austria, 8th July 2015

McAuliffe, K, “The Value of Multiple Legal Languages for the Development of EU Law” paper presented at the Institute for Advanced Legal Studies, London, 30th June 2015

Trklja, A, “Translation Correspondences in Judgments of the Court of Justice of the EU” paper presented at the Transius Conference, Geneva, 25th June 2015

Trklja, A, “Corpus Linguistics and the Study of Legal Texts” paper presented at Corpus Linguistics in the South 9: Computation, Corpora, Critique, Oxford, 18th April 2015

McAuliffe, K, “The Impact of Multilingualism on the Development of EU Law” paper presented at the European Parliament, 19th March 2015

McAuliffe, K, “Choosing a Methodology”, paper presented at iCourts Centre of Excellence for International Courts, Copenhagen, Denmark, 29th October 2014

McAuliffe, K and Trklja, A, “Law and Language at the Court of Justice of the European Union” paper presented at iCourts Centre of Excellence for International Courts, Copenhagen, Denmark, 22nd October 2014

Trklja, A, “Hybridity in the Case Law of the Court of Justice of the European Union” paper presented at the Germanic Society for Forensic Linguistics Annual Conference, Mainz, Germany 6th September 2014

Trklja, A, “Hybridity in the Case Law of the Court of Justice of the European Union”, paper presented at The Fourth International Conference on Law, Language and Culture, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China, 13th-16th June 2014

McAuliffe, K, “Law and Language at the European Court of Justice” keynote speech delivered at The Fourth International Conference on Law, Language and Culture, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China, 13th-16th June 2014

McAuliffe, K, “Law and language in the European Union” paper presented at the Center for Law, Language and Cognition, Brooklyn Law School, New York, 17th march 2014

McAuliffe, K, “Once Upon a Time at the Court” paper presented at EU Law Stories, the American University, Washington DC, 13th March 2014

McAuliffe, K, “Challenges of Interdisciplinary Research” paper presented at the Reflective Societies Research, Horizon 2020 GW4 Conference Bristol, UK, 23rd October 2013

McAuliffe, K, “Legal Drafting at the European Court of Justice” paper presented at the Germanic Society for Forensic Linguistics Inaugural Annual Conference, 7th September 2013

McAuliffe, K, “Contributions and Challenges of Interdisciplinary Research in Supranational Law” paper presented at the Comparative Law Workshop, Notre Dame University, London, 5th July 2013

McAuliffe, K, “Linguistic Precedent at the European Court of Justice” paper presented at the European Case Law Methods in Action Workshop, iCourts Centre for Exellence for International Courts, Copenhagen, Denmark, 12th April 2013

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