The Malicious Forensic Texts Corpus


The Malicious Forensic Texts (MFT) corpus is a corpus of authentic malicious forensic texts that has been compiled in order to study their register variation. The results of this analysis have been published in

Nini, A. (2017). Register variation in malicious forensic texts. International Journal of Speech, Language and the Law, 24(1), 67-98

[Pre-print can be downloaded here]

where a malicious forensic text is defined as

a text that is a piece of written evidence in a forensic case that involves threat, abuse, defamation or a combination of the above

The open access version of the MFT corpus is available for download here