Series 7 - Consulting

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UTA 1139-7




  • 1972-2006 (Creation)

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0.52 metres of textual records and sound recordings

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As a recognized expert in linguistics Prof. Chambers was frequently approached by external organizations and private individuals to provide expert advice and testimony in disputes over the use and meaning of language terms. This series documents his activities in two areas of consulting, forensic linguistics and trade marks. Forensic linguistics is the application of linguistic knowledge, methods and insights to the forensic context of law, crime investigation, trial, and judicial procedure. Forensic linguistics applies the theories, constructs and analytical methods of linguistics to questions which arise in civil, criminal and security investigations and adjudication.

This series documents Prof. Chambers work in this area including expert witness and consultant in criminal and civil cases relating to such matters as the language of pornography, morality of language , decoding telephone conversations, etc. (1972-2006) .Also included are subject files relating to his expert testimony by affidavit in the matter of oppositions under the Trade Marks Act. These include such companies as Coca Cola, services to the Chor Pee & Company (Singapore) for analysis of tape recording in case of Republic National Bank and Yap Lip Yeong (992), Levi Strauss, Jane Parker Bakery, among others.

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B2009-0044/017(12)-(14) & /018 (01)-(08) Forensic Consulting (1972-2006)
B2009-0044/018(09): Gary Gurtler case 1996
B2009-0044/019(01): Rajesh Vaghela case (1991-1993) [tape removed to B2009-0044/001S]
B2009-0044/019(02)-(10): Chor Pee to Walt Disney
B2009-0044/020 & /021 (01)-(03): Trade Names (1986-1991)

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