Sentenced to death (and other tales from the dark side of language) | Curio

Sentenced to death (and other tales from the dark side of language)

14 mins | Sep 19, 2017

Today we learn about a remarkable case in 1953, where the conviction of a man for murder hinged on the use of a single word. Chi Luu tells us more and also examines how forensic linguistics can shine new light on tricky cases but also has the potential to ruin innocent lives.

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