Weekly Assignment 4 What is linguistic profiling? What are its negative effects?

Weekly Assignment 4
What is linguistic profiling?
What are its negative effects?
What are its positive effects?
Do you think we can legislate against linguistic profiling? Why or why not?
Briefly describe the case: People of the State of Michigan v. Cassandra Rutherford.
What is a “lawyer persona” and why is it important?
What is impression management?
Why is it important for courtroom lawyers to “play to the audience”?
What do Garner and Rubin learn in their study about Black attorneys’ speech styles? Are you surprised by these findings? Why or why not?
Define each of the following impression management strategies and explains its relevance to the lawyer’s language use in this article:
Spontaneity
Personalization
proverbial statements and cultural references
AAVE phonological variants
mimicry or ‘marking’
‘tonal semantics’
Signifying
In what ways can you relate to impression management in your life? Write an example of how you have used one of the impression management strategies in life.