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Corpus-Based Studies of Legal Language for Translation Purposes : Methodological and Practical Potential

  title={Corpus-Based Studies of Legal Language for Translation Purposes : Methodological and Practical Potential},
  author={Łucja Biel},
The introduction of electronic corpora to linguistics has been compared to the introduction of telescopes in astronomy (Stubbs 2004: 107). Indeed, the use of computers in language studies was inevitable. Corpus-based and corpus-driven studies of language have become a mainstream methodology used in many branches of linguistics. Since the 1990s they have also been applied in translation studies, yet relatively seldom in research on specialised translation, in particular legal translation. The… 

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