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Verbal Duels between Linguistic Experts in a Case Brought by an Ohio Supreme Court Justice against a Newspaper

Roger W. Shuy

in The Language of Defamation Cases

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195391329
eISBN:
9780199866274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391329.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Analysis of the language evidence is not the only task of forensic linguists in defamation cases. Sometimes their main role is to examine the reports and testimony of experts on the other side. This ... More


An Employee Sues Her Employer

Roger W. Shuy

in The Language of Defamation Cases

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195391329
eISBN:
9780199866274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391329.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

An employee's resignation from her very responsible position in a company was followed by a series of ongoing contractual relationships, to which many other employees objected to her continuation. ... More


Lexical Analysis: Norms and Exploitations

Patrick Hanks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262018579
eISBN:
9780262312851
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018579.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book offers a wide-ranging empirical investigation of word use and meaning in language. It fills the need for a lexically based, corpus-driven theoretical approach that will help people ... More


Causal constraints on categories and categorical constraints on biological reasoning across cultures

Scott Atran

in Causal Cognition: A Multidisciplinary Debate

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524021
eISBN:
9780191689093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524021.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter discusses aspects of domain-specific thinking, including categorization and causal inferencing from conceptual categories, within and across cultures. It focuses on the structure of ... More


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