FORENSIC LINGUISTICS INSTITUTE
Forensic Linguistics Tour
Joe Biden was accused of plagiarizing Neil Kinnock's famous speech in which he outlined the difficulties that working class families had prevously expereinced in getting an education. In the US 'go to college' is more common than 'go to university' and the concept of having a 'platform' to stand is rare except in political discourse. Forensic linguists are often asked to assess texts for plagiarism or other forms of linguistic influence. Examples include academic plagiarism, political plagiarism and infringement of copyright such as in the famous 'Da Vinci Code' investigation carried out by Dr. Olsson and which went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.