Legal translation

Deborah Cao

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Legal translation is a type of specialist or technical translation, a translational activity that involves language of and related to law and legal process. Legal translation refers to the rendering of legal texts from the Source Language (SL) into the Target Language (TL).

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References

Cao, Deborah
2007Translating Law. Clevedon: Multilingual Matters.  BoPGoogle Scholar
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Further reading

Alcaraz, Enrique & Hughes, Brain
2002Legal Translation Explained. Manchester: St Jerome.  TSBGoogle Scholar
Cao, Deborah
2007Translating Law. Clevedon: Multilingual Matters.  BoPGoogle Scholar
Houbert, Frederic
2005Guide Pratique de la Traduction Juridique: Anglais/Français. Paris: La Maison du Dictionnaire.  TSBGoogle Scholar
Sarcevic, Susan
1997New Approach to Legal Translation. The Hague: Kluwer Law International.  TSBGoogle Scholar