Janet Ainsworth

Seattle University School of Law

901 12th Avenue, Sullivan Hall

P.O. Box 222000

Seattle, WA n/a 98122-1090

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

6

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Scholarly Papers (6)

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What's Wrong with Pink Pearls and Cornrow Braids?: Employee Dress Codes and the Semiotic Performance of Race and Gender in the Workplace

LEGAL VISUAL SEMIOTICS, Anne Wagner, Richard Sherwin, eds., Springer Publishing, 2011, Seattle University School of Law Research Paper No. 10-13
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 May 2010 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2010
Janet Ainsworth
Seattle University School of Law
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employment law, dress code, racial identity, gender identity, performativity, workplace culture

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Language, Power, and Identity in the Workplace: Enforcement of 'English-Only' Rules by Employers

Seattle Journal for Social Justice, Vol. 9, No. 1, 2010, Seattle University School of Law Research Paper No. 11-12
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 26 Apr 2011
Janet Ainsworth
Seattle University School of Law
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Bilingualism, Employment Discrimination, Linguistic Ideology, English Only Workplace Rules

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Linguistic Features of Police Culture and the Coercive Impact of Police Officer Swearing in Police-Citizen Street Interactions

Register and Context, March 2008
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 03 May 2010
Janet Ainsworth
Seattle University School of Law
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Police culture, consent to search, abusive language, pragmatics

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A Lawyer's Perspective: Ethical, Technical, and Practical Considerations in the Use of Linguistic Expert Witnesses

The International Journal of Speech Language and Law, Vol. 16, No. 2, 2010
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 12 May 2010
Janet Ainsworth
Seattle University School of Law
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expert witness, legal ethics, forensic linguistics, discovery

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Lost in Translation? Linguistic Diversity and the Elusive Quest for Plain Meaning in the Law

A book chapter in the Ashgate Handbook of Legal Translation, Le Chang, King Kui Sin, and Anne Wagner, eds. (2014) , Seattle University School of Law Research Paper No. 15-01
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 25 Feb 2015
Janet Ainsworth
Seattle University School of Law
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legal language, translation, European Union, Chinese law

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The Performance of Gender as Reflected in American Evidence Rules: Language, Power, and the Legal Construction of Liability

Proceedings of the International Gender and Language Association, Victoria University Press, 2009
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 12 May 2010
Janet Ainsworth
Seattle University School of Law
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gendered language, rules of evidence, adoptive admissions, apology, linguistic ideology