Cooke, T. (2019), "From Invisible to Visible: Locating “Cultural Expertise” in the Law Courts of Two Finnish Cities", Cultural Expertise and Socio-Legal Studies (Studies in Law, Politics, and Society, Vol. 78), Emerald Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 13-33. https://doi.org/10.1108/S1059-433720190000078002
From invisible to visible : locating “cultural expertise” in the law courts of two Finnish cities
1Department of Cultural Anthropology, University of Oulu, Finland
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In this chapter, I examine the informal cultural expertise utilized in the District Courts and Courts of Appeal of two Finnish cities. I argue that the parties that serve as providers of “cultural expertise” are manifold and include eyewitnesses, interpreters, and even the courts themselves. I examine the challenges regarding the informal use of cultural expertise, drawing from debates that consider the relationship between an “insider-expert” and a “trained-expert” in acting as a cultural mediator.
Studies in law, politics and society
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Cultural expertise and socio-legal studies : special issue vol: 78
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