"I'm sorry for what I've done" : the language of courtroom apologies / M. Catherine Gruber.
Oxford, UK ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 
xl, 241 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Oxford studies in language and law.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction Apologies and courtroom apologies The context of federal sentencing hearings What defendants say in response to their offenses Defendants talk about the past, the future, and the present: mitigation, future behavior, and the sentence Broad features of defendants' allocutions Conclusions.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 228-236) and index.
KF9678 .G78 2014
9780199325665 hardcover alkaline paper 0199325669 hardcover alkaline paper