What does the future hold for legalese

І. А. Cемьонкіна, О. О. Ходаковська

Abstract


Specific features of the English legal discourse and trends of its transformationin the context of global challenges have been considered in the paper

Keywords


: legalese; plain English; legal discourse; legal writing; law

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.21564/2414-990x.131.59057

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