Legal Translation Problems and Perspectives, Part 2

Legal Translation Problems and Perspectives, Part 2Welcome back!Last week we introduced the general legal translation problems and perspectives. We also started to describe the four possible scenarios all legal translators/lawyer linguists face at some point in their careers. To recap, … Read More... about Legal Translation Problems and Perspectives, Part 2

Legal Translation Problems and Perspectives, Part 1

Legal translation problems and perspectives Every legislative system is ensconced within its own socio-political context. This reflects the history, customs, and norms of a particular national or ethnic group. One system is hardly ever identical across nations, even when the origins of their … Read More... about Legal Translation Problems and Perspectives, Part 1

7 Pitfalls Faced by Professional Translators (Or: Reasons Why Translation Is More Difficult than You Think)

7 Pitfalls Faced by Professional Translators (Or: Reasons Why Translation Is More Difficult than You Think)Have you ever listened to a song in one language and tried to translate it to another? If you haven't, it's surprisingly difficult. Change the rhythm? That's a deduction. Muddy the … Read More... about 7 Pitfalls Faced by Professional Translators (Or: Reasons Why Translation Is More Difficult than You Think)