Stephen C. Mouritsen

Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School

Adjunct Professor

430 JRCB

Brigham Young University

Provo, UT 84602

United States

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Scholarly Papers (5)

1.

Judging Ordinary Meaning

Yale Law Journal, vol. 127, p. 788, 2018
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 21 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 04 May 2018
Thomas R. Lee and Stephen C. Mouritsen
Government of the State of Utah - Utah Supreme Court and Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
Downloads 1,270 (17,790)
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interpretation, statutory interpretation, corpus linguistics, law and linguistics

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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
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
Downloads 442 (74,954)
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Law and Linguistics, Dictionary, Dictionaries, Statutory Interpretation, Corpus Linguistics, Textualism, Linguistics, Language, Muscarello, Etymology, Condorcet

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Contract Interpretation with Corpus Linguistics

94 Washington Law Review 1337 (2019)
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 08 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2019
Stephen C. Mouritsen
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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corpus linguistics, contracts, interpretation, plain meaning, ordinary meaning, ambiguity

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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
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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Citation 1

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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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The Corpus and the Critics

University of Chicago Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 20 Nov 2020
Thomas R. Lee and Stephen C. Mouritsen
Government of the State of Utah - Utah Supreme Court and Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
Downloads 169 (202,221)

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statutory interpretation, corpus linguistics, dictionaries, ordinary meaning, plaining meaning