Polish vs. American Courtroom Discourse

Inquisitorial and Adversarial Procedures of Witness Examination in Criminal Trials

  • Authors
  • Grażyna Anna Bednarek

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Grażyna Anna Bednarek
    Pages 1-1
  3. Grażyna Anna Bednarek
    Pages 2-22
  4. Grażyna Anna Bednarek
    Pages 23-93
  5. Grażyna Anna Bednarek
    Pages 94-164
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 182-205

About this book


Polish vs. American Courtroom Discourse brings together the fields of discourse analysis and socio-legal studies to identify, illustrate and explain the cross-cultural similarities and disparities between the inquisitorial and adversarial procedures of witness examination in criminal trials.


Civil Law Common Law criminal trial witness examination legal professions applied linguistics discourse analysis socio-legal studies discourse legal studies

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