Publication details [#56814]

Komter, Martha. 2012. The career of a suspect’s statement: Talk, text, context. Discourse Studies 14 (6) : 731–752.
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SAGE Publications


This step-by-step analysis shows how a criminal suspect’s statement is taken out of a police interrogation context, recontextualized in a trial setting, and considered as context independent by the courtroom judge.