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Zaeri A, Aghagolzadeh F, Ameri H. Description and Analysis of Lawyer’s Linguistic and Meta Linguistic Procedures to Persuade the Judge in Public Courts of Iran: Criminal Court Discourse Analysis. LRR. 2017; 8 (5) :139-158
URL: http://lrr.modares.ac.ir/article-14-1973-en.html
1- PhD Student of General linguistics,Islamic Azad university science and research branch
2- professor of linguistics Department ,Tarbiat modares university ,Tehran ,Iran
3- Assistant Professor of Linguistics, Tarbiat Modarres University, Tehran, Iran
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The present paper benefit from an analytical descriptive research methodology conducted in field method with the purpose of examining linguistics competence and its pragmatic approaches application in forensic linguistics discourse in order to assess various persuasion techniques used by lawyers in penal courts of Iran to persuade judges. The data of the research gathered from20 open sessions of Shiraz city court rooms which contains 2112 sentences altogether which 654 sentences belonging to lawyers, 351 sentences to the judges, 987 to the accused and 120 sentences to the plaintiffs. In the present study .only the sentences used by the lawyers have been assessed in terms of verbal and non- verbal persuasion techniques analysis. Also the researcher has  been trying to answer the question :"How actors use verbal(syntax .semantics and pragmatics) and non-verbal methods  to achieve their goals and persuade each other .Findings of the study indicated that the lawyers employ verbal techniques such  as use of legal acts and pragmatics approaches  such as :exclusion ,inclusion ,nominalization , emphasis on  remorse, denial of  accused s offence and non-verbal methods in court room discourse in the realm of forensic linguistics.
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Article Type: Research Paper | Subject: Discourse Analysis
Published: 2017/11/22

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