Solving Crime with Forensic Linguistics

Forensic linguists provide expert opinions on a variety of language related problems, such as unattributed voice recordings, false confessions, disputes and also threatening letters. But this important profession is often misunderstood or forgotten about. Misinformation about the vitality of forensic linguistics has led to some of the most shocking miscarriages of justice in Australian History.

Shedding some light on this field is a forensic linguist herself, Associate Professor Georgina Heydon from RMIT University to explain the vital job of being a Forensic Linguist.

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