Original scientific article
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Semantics of the verb shall in legal discourse

Olga A. Krapivkina
E-mail: koa1504@mail.ru
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9738-8122
Irkutsk National Research Technical University
Abstract: The article deals with the modal verb shall in English legal discourse. The analysis of theoretical and factual data shows that shall performs a number of semantic functions in legal texts that violat...