In the case of the letter of reference, to grasp the conversational postulates on which the implicature is based, we have to look at the letter from the point of view of the reader. (The referee) cannot be opting out, since if he wished to be uncooperative, why write at all? He cannot be ... Although Bronston had maintained a personal bank in Switzerland for almost five years, his reply was not actually false.
|Title||:||Legal Argumentation and Evidence|
|Publisher||:||Penn State Press - 2010-11-01|