Have you ever wanted to be like Sherlock Holmes but in
the world of language? Do you like to study linguistics? If
you do, then you would be interested to learn more about unique
and specialized programs such as Forensic Linguistics and
Forensic Linguistics serves justice and helps people to find the truth when a crime has
been committed by looking at the relationship between language and law.
What does a Forensic Linguist do? Forensic Linguists examine written and verbal
evidence to help uncover the correct meaning behind a range of texts found in legal
proceedings. Many Forensic Linguists also have interests in other academic fields such as
Law, Psychology, Sociology, and Computational Sciences. Examples of this technique can be
found in literature, film, and television; two popular examples are J.K. Rowling’s Harry
Potter series and Dan Brown’s The Da Vinci Code.
Linguist Lawyer is another specialization that you may wish to pursue. Linguist Lawyers
interpret and translate legal pieces from one language to another.
What does a Linguist Lawyer do? In our in-depth interviews and panel discussions, we
will address questions such as: What did you study at university? How did you start
working for the EU? What would be your tips for someone interested in working as a lawyer
linguist at the Court? What is the best thing about your job? And what’s the worst?
For more information and to learn more about these and other exciting
opportunities please email the OWL Team.