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1.

Social Media Definition and the Governance Challenge: An Introduction to the Special Issue

Obar, J.A. and Wildman, S. (2015). Social media definition and the governance challenge: An introduction to the special issue. Telecommunications Policy, 39(9), 745-750., Quello Center Working Paper No. 2647377
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 26 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2017
Accepted Paper Series
York University and Quello Center

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2.

What is ‘Good Legal Writing’ and Why Does it Matter?

U of Michigan Public Law Working Paper No. 252
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 25 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 4,002
3.

Gangstas, Thugs, and Hustlas: Identity and the Code of the Street in Rap Music

Social Problems, Vol. 52, pp. 360-378, 2005
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 26 Mar 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Irvine
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4.

Manufacturing an Artificial Intelligence Revolution

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 30 Nov 2017
Working Paper Series
Harvard Medical School
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5.

Critical Discourse Analysis of Barack Obama's 2012 Speeches: Views from Systemic Functional Linguistics and Rhetoric

Theory and Practice in Language Studies (TPLS), 4(6), 1178-1187. doi:10.4304/tpls.4.6.1178-1187
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 26 Oct 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Islamic Azad University (IAU) - Tabriz Branch and Islamic Azad University (IAU) - Tabriz Branch
Downloads 2,096
6.

Attack When the World Is Not Watching? U.S. News and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Journal of Political Economy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 20 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2020
Accepted Paper Series
Catalan Institution of Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA) and Paris School of Economics (PSE)
Downloads 1,864
7.

Identity in Marketing Communications: An Ethics of Visual Representation

MARKETING COMMUNICATION: NEW APPROACHES, TECHNOLOGIES, AND STYLES, Allan J. Kimmel, ed., pp. 256-277, Oxford University Press, 2005
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 12 Mar 2007
Accepted Paper Series
DePaul University and Rochester Institute of Technology
Downloads 1,860
8.

Henry A. Kissinger as Negotiator: Background and Key Accomplishments

Harvard PON Working Paper, Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper No. 15-040
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 02 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2017
Working Paper Series
HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit, Harvard Business School and Harvard Kennedy School
Downloads 1,851
9.

Bitcoin as Politics: Distributed Right-Wing Extremism

Geert Lovink, Nathaniel Tkacz, and Patricia de Vries (eds), MoneyLab Reader: An Intervention in Digital Economy, Amsterdam: Institute of Network Cultures, 2015. ISBN: 978-90-822345-5-8.
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 Apr 2015
Working Paper Series
Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) - Department of English
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10.

Itinerari dello stigma: Pericolosità del folle o rappresentazioni pericolose? (Paths of Stigma: Dangerous Madness or Dangerous Representations?)

Rivista Sperimentale di Freniatria, Vol. CXXXV - N°1 (2011), pp. 11-31
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 May 2012 Last Revised: 21 May 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Bologna - Department of Political and Social Sciences
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11.

The Trouble with White Feminism: Whiteness, Digital Feminism and the Intersectional Internet

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 25 Feb 2015
Working Paper Series
City University of New York (CUNY)
Downloads 1,682
12.

Reasoning is for Arguing: Understanding the Successes and Failures of Deliberation

Political Psychology, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 02 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Neuchatel and Yale University
Downloads 1,601
13.

Free Speech and Human Dignity

Steven J. Heyman, FREE SPEECH AND HUMAN DIGNITY, Yale University Press, 2008
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 10 Apr 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Chicago-Kent College of Law - Illinois Institute of Technology
Downloads 1,465
14.

The Pragmatics of Legal Language

USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 08-11
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 08 May 2008
Working Paper Series
Cornell University - Law School

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15.

Why Does Balanced News Produce Unbalanced Views?

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 18 May 2017
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard Law School

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16.

Polysemy in Advertising

ERIM Report Series Reference No. ERS-2006-043-MKT, Journal of Advertising, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 23 Dec 2006
Working Paper Series
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM), Rochester Institute of Technology and London Business School
Downloads 1,180
17.

Organizing Legal Writing: The T-R-E-A-T Method - Explanation and Application Sections

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 Feb 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Kentucky, J. David Rosenberg College of Law and George Washington University - Law School
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18.

The Nat Turner Trials

91 North Carolina Law Review 1817-80 June 2013, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2281519
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 20 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2013
Accepted Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
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19.

Originality

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 115, p. 1988, 2002
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 25 May 2008 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
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20.

Semiotic Disobedience

Washington University Law Review, Vol. 84, No. 2, 2006, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1015500
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 20 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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21.

The Language of Journalism: Particularities and Interpretation of Its Coexistence with Other Languages

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 03 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2020
Working Paper Series
University of Oradea - Faculty of History, International Relations, Political Sciences and Communication Sciences (IRISPSC)
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22.

Words Matter: How Tech Media Helped Write Gig Companies into Existence

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 18 Sep 2020
Working Paper Series
KQED
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23.

The New Originalism and the Uses of History

Fordham Law Review, Forthcoming, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 303
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 31 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Yale University - Law School
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24.

Fiction 101: A Primer for Lawyers on How to Use Fiction Writing Techniques to Write Persuasive Facts Sections

Rutgers Law Journal, Vol. 32, No. 2, p. 459, Winter 2001
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 19 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Rutgers Law School and Rutgers Law School
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25.

Multimodal Construction Grammar

Language and the Creative Mind. Borkent, Michael, Barbara Dancygier, and Jennifer Hinnell, editors. Stanford, CA: CSLI Publications. 2013, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 29 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2019
Accepted Paper Series
Communication Studies, UCLA and Case Western Reserve University - Department of Cognitive Science
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26.

Sustainable Development as a Legal Principle: A Rhetorical Analysis

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 17 May 2016
Working Paper Series
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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27.

Pseudo-Contract & Shared Meaning Analysis

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 132, 2019
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 25 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2018
Accepted Paper Series
University of Illinois College of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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28.

New Media, New Challenges: Towards a Theory of Transactional Diversity for Public Relations

Number of pages: 759 Posted: 07 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Oklahoma
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29.

The Meaning of 'Life': Belief and Reason in the Abortion Debate

Columbia Journal of Gender and Law, Vol. 18, No. 2, 2009
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 31 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2013
Accepted Paper Series
CUNY School of Law
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30.

What Does the Law Say? Semantics and Pragmatics in Statutory Language

Analisi e diritto, Forthcoming, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 07-9
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 29 Aug 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Cornell University - Law School
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31.

Hate Speech, Public Discourse, and the First Amendment

EXTREME SPEECH AND DEMOCRACY, Ivan Hare, James Weinstein, eds., Oxford University Press, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 30 Jul 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Chicago-Kent College of Law - Illinois Institute of Technology
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32.

Is Privacy a Woman?

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 97, p. 485, 2009, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 09-09
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 23 May 2008 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
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33.

Terrorism, Panic and Pedophilia

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 12 Sep 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
Downloads 761
34.

Too Much Frivolity, Not Enough Femininity: A Study of Gender and Humor at the U.S. Supreme Court

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 05 Oct 2013
Working Paper Series
Texas A&M University, DePaul University, University of Kansas and Arizona State University, Hugh Downs School of Human Communication
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35.

Comunicazione Sociale: Persuasione o Conoscenza? (Social Communication: Persuasion or Social Knowledge?)

In: "Secondo Rapporto sulla comunicazione sociale in Italia", eds. E. Cucco, R. Pagani, M. Pasquali, A. Soggia. Roma, Carocci, 2011, pp. 57-79
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 25 Jun 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Bologna - Department of Political and Social Sciences
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36.

Taking the Right Seriously: Hohfeldian Semiotics and Rights Discourse

The Crit, Vol. 3, pp. 84-107, 2010
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 24 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2010
Accepted Paper Series
http://www.amazon.com/author/quizmaster
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37.

The Speech of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on 7th March 1971: A Historical Analysis

Journal of Social and Political Sciences, Vol.3 No.1 (2020)
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 31 Mar 2020
Accepted Paper Series
BRAC University

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38.

Legal Writing Style

Legal Writing Style, West Academic, 2018, ISBN: 978-1-63459-296-3
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 25 Apr 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Syracuse University - College of Law and University of New Mexico - School of Law
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39.

Why Mass Media Matter to Planning Research: The Case of Megaprojects

Journal of Planning Education and Research, vol. 32, no. 2, pp. 169-181.
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 08 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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The Language of TV Commercials’ Slogans: A Semantic Analysis

Communication and Linguistics Studies. Vol. 1, No. 1, 2015, pp. 7-12. doi: 10.11648/j.cls.20150101.12
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 09 May 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Gujrat, University of Gujrat, University of Gujrat and Islamic Azad University (IAU) - Tabriz Branch
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41.

Supreme Judicial Bullshit

Arizona State Law Journal, vol. 50, p. 141 (2018)
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Brooklyn Law School
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42.

The Death of the AI Author

Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 17 May 2019
Working Paper Series
Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Toronto and University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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43.

From 'Seriatim' to Consensus and Back Again: A Theory of Dissent

U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 363, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 186
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Law School
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44.

When Islamophobia Turns Violent: The 2016 U.S. Presidential Elections

The Bridge Initiative, Georgetown University, 2016
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 15 May 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick/Piscataway
Downloads 619
45.

The Existential Function of Interpretation in International Law

Interpretation in International Law (Andrea Bianchi, Daniel Peat & Matthew Windsor, eds., Oxford University Press 2014), Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-43
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 26 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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Powerful Writing Techniques to Help You Persuade Judges and Win Clients

GPSolo Fall Meeting & National Solo and Small Firm Conference General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Division, Los Angeles, CA, October 16‐17, 2009
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 20 Dec 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Lisa Solomon, Esq. Legal Research & Writing and Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 592
47.

Making the Case for Megan's Law: A Study in Legislative Rhetoric

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 27 Apr 2001
Accepted Paper Series
Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
Downloads 568
48.

Heckle: To Disconcert with Questions, Challenges, or Gibes

NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 17-42
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 17 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2017
Working Paper Series
New York University School of Law
Downloads 548
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Understanding Legal Languages - Linguistic Concerns of the Comparative Lawyer

The original version of this paper is published in The Role of Legal Translation in Legal Harmonization (ed.) Jaap Baaij (Kluwer Law International 2012) pp.161-181.
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 17 Sep 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Helsinki - Faculty of Law
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50.

Perception and Persuasion in Legal Argumentation: Using Informal Fallacies and Cognitive Biases to Win the War of Words

2013 Brigham Young University Law Review 319
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 21 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2013
Accepted Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
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