International Journal of Speech Language and the Law, Vol 3, No 2 (1996)

Distortions of the police interview process revealed by video-tape

John Gibbons
Issued Date: 1 May 2013


This article uses transcript of a police interview with an Aboriginal suspect to show, firstly, the dangers of interviewing non-native speakers without the help of an interpreter and secondly that non-native responses cannot be taken to have their face value meaning.

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DOI: 10.1558/ijsll.v3i2.289


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