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Optometrists vs. Ophthalmologists

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/9780195391329.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

A dispute began when Tennessee optometrists tried to get their state legislature to grant them the right to prescribe therapeutic drugs for their patients. The state's ophthalmologists objected ... 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


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