Cardiff Language and Law (CaLL) is both a research group and a research network. As a research group, we are located in the Centre for Language and Communication Research in the School of English, Communication and Philosophy of Cardiff University. We have a strong tradition in language and law research and we run a well-established MA in Forensic Linguistics as well as supervising students on language and law topics. As a research network, we provide a focus for anyone working at the interface between language/communication and the law to explore and discuss ideas.
We are interested in collaborating with researchers in other Schools within Cardiff and those at other institutions working in the field of language and law, broadly conceived. We aim more generally to facilitate, encourage and undertake collaborative research between legal practitioners so we are interested, too, in collaborating with those who work in legal settings of any sort.
To this end, we hold reading groups every few weeks during term time and coordinate research talks, projects and events. You can keep up with our activities by following our Twitter feed at: @
Please get in touch if you are interested in participating in the CaLL Network by emailing Frances Rock
The Cardiff Language and Law Group