Study of the legal text and its translation: characteristics of legal, sworn and court translation

David Gutiérrez Arcones
2015 Miscelánea Comillas  
This paper studies the key differences between legal, sworn and court translation, stating that they do not only cover the linguistic characteristics of the text, but also its format, context and legal value. For that purpose, the characteristics and typologies of the legal text will be examined, together with the origins of Law, the different legal systems, the regulation of sworn translation in Spain and abroad and the need of further appreciation of court translation, truly protecting the
more » ... y protecting the citizens' rights in court.
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