Summary of Young-OGEMID Symposium No. 8: "Doubletalk: The Problems and Pitfalls of Bilingual Lawyering (September 2018)"
Article from: TDM 2 (2020), in Discussion / OGEMID
Young-OGEMID's (YO) eighth virtual symposium advised junior practitioners, academics and law students on the problems and pitfalls of bilingual lawyering. While conversational fluency is nothing to be sniffed at, true legal fluency remains elusive for many practitioners. As YO moderator Prof. S. I. Strong stated in her introduction, "[b]ilingual lawyering is often much more difficult than it seems." During the discussion, academics and practitioners from around the world discussed the problems associated with bilingual lawyering and how to move from conversational fluency to ...