Word Meaning and Legal Interpretation

Word Meaning and Legal Interpretation

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This textbook offers a concise introduction to key concepts in the study of meaning and interpretation taken from linguistics, philosophy and the law. A range of actual cases that involve ordinary words, commonsense categories and problems of classification are explored and clearly explained for readers who want to learn more but lack the legal background. Word Meaning and Legal Interpretation: a€c provides a strong sense of the texture of legal problems a€c includes detailed summaries and analyses of cases from common law jurisdictions a€c equips the reader for more advanced studies in language and the law, legal theory and legal interpretation This is an ideal primer for language and law, forensic linguistics and applied linguistics students who wish to explore this fascinating field.... 107 in relation to home and automobile, 104a€“21 only of physical things, 107 whether included wire-tap 105a€“7 seeds, whether included ... 165, 167 defined in marriage law by Corbett criteria, 159a€“67 ship in relation to definition of vehicle, 95 legal personality of, 177 shop ... 18 table, as intuitively grounded category, 19 taco, whether a kind of sandwich, 91a€“4 tangible things, seizure of under the Fourthanbsp;...

Title:Word Meaning and Legal Interpretation
Author:Christopher Hutton
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan - 2014-02-28


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