A Discourse Analysis of the Language Use in Courts During Trials

  • Kanza Javed Assistant Professor / PhD Scholar, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan
  • Prof. Dr. Mamuna Ghani Former Dean, Faculty of Arts & Languages, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan
Keywords: Effective Language, Presentational Style, Court-trials, Suburbs, Law Fraternity.

Abstract

It is a common phenomenon that every case that is pursued by the advocate is due to the use of powerful language and explains, proves, give statements, and enlighten the matter in the most appropriate way to get the attention of the whole body. Therefore, in present, the era it has become the hot topic of discussion among legal writers to focus on the effects of variations in the presentational style of the witnesses during court-trails. Thus, keeping in view the above-mentioned facts, this study was planned to examine the pros and cons of the language used in courts during trials in various suburbs of the Punjab, Pakistan. Focusing on the paradigm of research, this study was quantitative. A total of 150 participants belonging to the law fraternity took part in the study to find out whether language plays a significant role during court-trails, of which almost half of them gave their response in the affirmative. Therefore, it can be concluded that this study will also help take suitable measures for enhancing the quality of the effective language of presentation during court trials.

Published
2020-12-26
How to Cite
Kanza Javed, & Prof. Dr. Mamuna Ghani. (2020). A Discourse Analysis of the Language Use in Courts During Trials. Research Journal of Social Sciences and Economics Review (RJSSER), 1(4), 250-256. https://doi.org/10.36902/rjsser-vol1-iss4-2020(250-256)