Introduction to Forensic Linguistics
The aim of this review paper is to give an introduction to the field of forensic linguistics, relatively new branch of applied linguistics. The first part of the paper focuses on definitions and the first appearances of this discipline. The second part of the paper gives an overview of the key elements and pieces of research from the beginnings of forensic linguistics to research conducted today. This review paper highlights the contribution of this discipline in solving legal cases and the connection between language and law.
Key words - Forensic linguistics, Language, Law