Papers

In preparation.

The Use of Corpus Linguistics in Legal Interpretation.
__Ann. Rev. of Linguistics, Vol. 7 (Invited submission; forthcoming 2020).

Varieties of ordinary meaning: Comments on Kevin P. Tobia, “Testing Ordinary Mean­ing: An Experimental Assessment of What Dictionary Definitions and Linguistic Usage Data Tell Legal Interpreters”

2019

A (mostly corpus-based) linguistic reexamination of District of Columbia v. Heller and  the Second Amendment.
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Corpus Linguistics in Legal Interpretation: When Is It (In)appropriate?
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2018

A Lawyer’s Introduction to Meaning in the Framework of Corpus Lin­guistics
__2017 BYU L. Rev. 1359 (2018) (link).

2013

“Always speaking”? Interpreting the Present Tense in Statutes.
__Canadian Review of Linguistics 58(1): 63-83 (peer reviewed).
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