Судебный PR в России: понятие и его суть, явление и его социально-государственная значимость
This article deals with the concept of litigation public relations and the place of this phenomenon in modern Russian society. The article provides a linguistic interpretation of the term based on traditional English and Russian dictionaries, corpus resources for the Russian language, associative dictionaries of the Russian language. Research in the field of adequacy of the analyzed concept translation from the English language into Russian in conjunction with the analysis of the existence of the phenomenon itself in Russia helps the authors to reveal the problems associated with the litigation public relations in Russia, namely: 1) an incorrect definition of the term as the basis for misunderstanding of the phenomenon; 2) underestimation of the danger of the phenomenon. To confirm the latter, the authors use the linguistic and law toolkit to analyze a number of well-known examples of litigation public relations usage in the mass media sources in order to manipulate public opinion and to influence on court decisions. The purpose of the article is to attract the attention of law enforcement officers and the court to the issue at hand, to form in society a correct understanding of the notion litigation public relations, to popularize the idea of its danger.