Opeibi, Tunde, Dr., PhD: Teaches Courses in English Language and Linguistics in the Department of English, University of Lagos, Nigeria. Research Interests: Sociolinguistics, Discourse Analysis, Forensic Linguistics/Legal Discourse(Language and the Law), Political Discourse, Applied Linguistics, Linguistic Anthropology. Nigeria’s Representative of CLARITY (an international association promoting plain legal language www.clarity-international.net ). President/Founder, Plain Language Initiative in Nigeria (yet to be registered). Membership: International Linguistics Association(ILA), International Association of Forensic Linguistics( IAFL), American Studies Association of Nigeria( ASAN). Publications: "Language, Civic Education and the Empowerment of the Civil Society: Democracy at Work in the USA and Nigeria", in Oyin Ogunba(ed) The Empowerment of the Civil Society in a Democracy, pp. 282-301, ( 2001), Ife: Anchor Print Ltd.; "The Acts of a Speech Act: An examination of a Courtroom Discourse", Lagos Notes & Records, A Journal of the Faculty of Arts, University of Lagos, pp.172-195 Vol. IX, (2003); "One language Model in Ethnic and Inter Group Relations", Journal of Cultural Studies, 2(1), 187-197, (2002); "Between Clarity and Obscurity: A Study of Selected Legal Texts in Nigeria", in CLARITY AND OBSCURITY IN LEGAL LANGUAGE, Conference Volume on Clarity in Legal Langage, France 2005 (Forthcoming).Cambridge University Press.
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