Public invited to Council of Advice lecturePOSTED: 03/4/15 11:09 AM
St. Maarten —The Council of Advice has extended an invitation to the general public to a lecture entitled legal English in the Dutch legal system.
The Council of Advice of St. Maarten is an independent body and a High Council of State of St. Maarten that guards the democracy and constitutional state of St. Maarten by providing independent, qualitative, accurate, sound, just and fair advice to the government and parliament.
The main goal of the lecture is to provide general information on the adaptation of legal English terms into the Dutch legal system and to highlight some important points of interest in this process. Keynote speaker for the lecture is Eric Mijts, researcher and lecturer linguistics and legal skills at the University of Aruba. The lecture will be held at the University of St. Martin on Monday March 9th 2015, from 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm.