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    02.28.15 Professor Lawrence Solan Quoted in The Washington Post Article on “Forensic Linguistics”
    Larry Solan

    Lawrence Solan, Don Forchelli Professor of Law and Director of Graduate Education, was recently quoted in a Feb. 27 Washington Post article about the growing and increasingly controversial realm of forensic linguistics. The sometimes acrimonious controversy, Solan explains, hinges on the state of the science — whether linguists can provide reliable statistics on their accuracy or “error rate.”

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