Stephen C. Mouritsen

University of Chicago - Law School

Associate

1111 E. 60th St.

Chicago, IL 60637

United States

Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School

Adjunct Professor

430 JRCB

Brigham Young University

Provo, UT 84602

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (4)

1.

The Dictionary Is Not a Fortress: Definitional Fallacies and a Corpus-Based Approach to Plain Meaning

Brigham Young University Law Review, p. 1915, 2010
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 03 Feb 2011
Stephen C. Mouritsen
University of Chicago - Law School
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Law and Linguistics, Dictionary, Dictionaries, Statutory Interpretation, Corpus Linguistics, Textualism, Linguistics, Language, Muscarello, Etymology, Condorcet

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Hard Cases and Hard Data: Assessing Corpus Linguistics as an Empirical Path to Plain Meaning

Columbia Science and Technology Law Review, Vol. 13, p. 156, Fall 2011
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 24 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2012
Stephen C. Mouritsen
University of Chicago - Law School
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Law and Linguistics, Dictionary, Dictionaries, Statutory Interpretation, Corpus Linguistics, Textualism, Linguistics, Language, Purposivism, RICO, Prototype, Prototypical Meaning, Plain Meaning, Ordinary Meaning

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Objective Plain Meaning in Common Law Contracts

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 08 Nov 2017
Stephen C. Mouritsen
University of Chicago - Law School
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corpus linguistics, contracts, interpretation, plain meaning, ordinary meaning, ambiguity

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Judging Ordinary Meaning

Yale Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 21 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2017
Thomas R. Lee and Stephen C. Mouritsen
Utah Supreme Court and University of Chicago - Law School
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interpretation, statutory interpretation, corpus linguistics, law and linguistics