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Welcome to Law as a Second Language®! Legal literacy is an essential component of access to justice. The mission of Law as a Second Language® is to facilitate comprehension of the languages and terminology of law and promote multilingual, multicultural legal literacy.<br />
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''[[Inicio: Law as a Second Language®|Leer esta página en español]]''<br>
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Welcome to Law as a Second Language®! The mission of Law as a Second Language® is to facilitate comprehension of the languages and terminology of law and promote multilingual, multicultural legal literacy.<br />
 
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Semantic MediaWiki provides the collaborative tools<ref>Those collaborative tools include [[Special:Categories|categories]], [[Special:Forms|forms]], [[Special:Templates|templates]], and [[Special:Properties|properties]]. The category ''How to use this wiki'' contains information about topics and technologies that are relevant to the use of this wiki. Registered users can use the form [[Form:How_to_use_this_wiki|''How to use this wiki'']] to add a topic or technology to the collection ([[Example_of_form_How_to_use_this_wiki|example]]).</ref> with which we can create, edit, organize, search, and analyze profiles about the history of language and law:
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Semantic MediaWiki provides the collaborative tools<ref>Those collaborative tools include [[Special:Categories|categories]], [[Special:Forms|forms]], [[Special:Templates|templates]], and [[Special:Properties|properties]]. The category ''How to use this wiki'' contains information about topics and technologies that are relevant to the use of this wiki. With the form [[Form:How_to_use_this_wiki|''How to use this wiki'']], registered users can add a topic or technology to the collection ([[Example_of_form_How_to_use_this_wiki|example]]).</ref> with which registered users<ref>To register as a user, send a brief introductory message by email to lawasasecondlanguage@lawexplorers.com with "Registration of User" as the subject.</ref> can create, edit, organize, search, and analyze profiles of the terms and phrases of law ([[Form:Term_or_phrase|form in English]] with [[example_of_a_term_or_phrase_(English,_noun)|example]], [[Form:Término_o_lucución|formulario en español]] con [[ejemplo_de_un_término_o_una_locución_(español,_sustantivo)|ejemplo]], [[Form:Termo_ou_expressão|formulário em português]] com [[exemplo_de_um_termo_ou_uma_expressão_(português,_substantivo)|exemplo]]):
* terms and phrases ([[Form:Term_or_phrase|form in English]] with [[example_of_a_term_or_phrase_(English,_noun)|example]], [[Form:Término_o_lucución|formulario en español]] con [[ejemplo_de_un_término_o_una_locución_(español,_sustantivo)|ejemplo]], [[Form:Termo_ou_expressão|formulário em português]] com [[exemplo_de_um_termo_ou_uma_expressão_(português,_substantivo)|exemplo]]);
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* language and function;
* [[Form:Language|languages]] ([[Example_Language|example]]); and
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* plurals;
* [[Form:Symbol—icon—design—work_of_art|symbols, icons, designs, and works of art]] ([[example_of_a_symbol,_icon,_design,_or_work_of_art|example]]).
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* alternative spellings;
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* pronunciations;
These features will help all of us elevate our individual and collective capacities to communicate and participate in the global community of law. In turn, your contributions<ref>One of the ways in which registered users can contribute is to submit their [[Form:Comment—question—suggestion|comments, questions, and suggestions]] to improve this wiki ([[Example_comment,_question,_or_suggestion|example]]).</ref> will fortify the ecosystems of legal literacy that are emerging around our world! To register as a user, send a brief introductory message by email to lawasasecondlanguage@lawexplorers.com with "Registration of User" as the subject.<br /><br />
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* abbreviations, acronyms, and initialisms;
Even the most accomplished jurists can be at a disadvantage when they venture beyond the comfort of their own [http://lawexplorers.com/language-law.html languages] or [http://lawexplorers.com/legal-systems.html legal systems]. We cannot eliminate the difficulties of [http://lawexplorers.com/terminology.html legal terminology], but [http://lawexplorers.com/origin.html#_ednref17 a spirit of cooperation, pluralism, and innovation] will help us minimize those difficulties and manage [http://lawexplorers.com/the-unknown.html what we do not know] about the vocabulary of law.<br />
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* origin, manner, and change of usage;
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* antecedent terms and phrases;
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* metaphors, metonyms, and other figurative expressions;
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* synonyms;
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* antonyms;
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* homonyms;
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* transcriptions and transliterations;
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* translation equivalents;
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* cognates;
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* false friends;
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* definitions; and
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* ontologies and taxonomies.
 
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Better knowledge of legal terminology will help all of us elevate our individual and collective capacities to communicate, educate, and participate in the global community of law. In turn, your contributions<ref>One of the ways in which registered users can contribute is to submit their [[Form:Comment—question—suggestion|comments, questions, and suggestions]] to improve this wiki ([[Example_comment,_question,_or_suggestion|example]]).</ref> will fortify the ecosystems of legal literacy and access to justice around our world!<br />
 
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Revision as of 09:37, 28 March 2020

Leer esta página en español

Welcome to Law as a Second Language®! The mission of Law as a Second Language® is to facilitate comprehension of the languages and terminology of law and promote multilingual, multicultural legal literacy.

Semantic MediaWiki provides the collaborative tools[1] with which registered users[2] can create, edit, organize, search, and analyze profiles of the terms and phrases of law (form in English with example, formulario en español con ejemplo, formulário em português com exemplo):

  • language and function;
  • plurals;
  • alternative spellings;
  • pronunciations;
  • abbreviations, acronyms, and initialisms;
  • origin, manner, and change of usage;
  • antecedent terms and phrases;
  • metaphors, metonyms, and other figurative expressions;
  • synonyms;
  • antonyms;
  • homonyms;
  • transcriptions and transliterations;
  • translation equivalents;
  • cognates;
  • false friends;
  • definitions; and
  • ontologies and taxonomies.


Better knowledge of legal terminology will help all of us elevate our individual and collective capacities to communicate, educate, and participate in the global community of law. In turn, your contributions[3] will fortify the ecosystems of legal literacy and access to justice around our world!

Notes

  1. Those collaborative tools include categories, forms, templates, and properties. The category How to use this wiki contains information about topics and technologies that are relevant to the use of this wiki. With the form How to use this wiki, registered users can add a topic or technology to the collection (example).
  2. To register as a user, send a brief introductory message by email to lawasasecondlanguage@lawexplorers.com with "Registration of User" as the subject.
  3. One of the ways in which registered users can contribute is to submit their comments, questions, and suggestions to improve this wiki (example).