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David Wright is a forensic linguist and senior lecturer at Nottingham Trent University. His research applies methods of corpus linguistics and discourse analysis in forensic contexts. His research spans across a range of intersections between language and the law and justice, language in crime and evidence, and discourses of abuse, harassment and discrimination. His current research specialisms and ongoing projects are:

  • Corpus approaches to discourse in legal contexts
  • Cross-examination of vulnerable and intimated witnesses
  • Courtroom discourse and the language of advocacy
  • Procedures of voice identification evidence
  • Discourses of responsibility in COVID-19 communication
  • Transcription of covert recordings for forensic purposes
  • Street Harassment of Children
  • Incitement of Violence Against Women Online
  • Representations of migrants in the British national press

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