Thomas R. Lee

Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School

Visiting Professor of Law

519 JRCB

Brigham Young University

Provo, UT 84602

United States

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Scholarly Papers (16)

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
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School and Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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interpretation, statutory interpretation, corpus linguistics, law and linguistics

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Stare Decisis in Historical Perspective: From the Founding Era to the Rehnquist Court

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 52, pp. 647-735, 1999
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 06 Sep 2008
Thomas R. Lee
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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Stare decisis, precedent, error correction, Marshall Court, Taney Court, Rehnquist Court, declaratory theory, binding precedent, overruling decisions, rules of property, reliance interests, constitutional/statutory dichotomy

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Trademarks, Consumer Psychology, and the Sophisticated Consumer

Emory Law Journal, Vol. 57, pp. 575-650, 2008
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 07 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2015
Thomas R. Lee, Glenn Christensen and Eric DeRosia
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University - Department of Business Management and Brigham Young University - Department of Business Management
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trademark, intellectual property, consumer behavior, consumer psychology

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Abercrombie Unveiled: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis of Trademark Distinctiveness

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 28 Dec 2008
Thomas R. Lee
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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Data-Driven Originalism

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 14 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2019
Thomas R. Lee and James Cleith Phillips
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School and Brigham Young University
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Originalism, Constitutional Interpretation, Corpus Linguistics, Dictionaries, public use, commerce, natural born, domestic violence

6.

Triangulating Ordinary Meaning

Georgetown Law Journal Online, Vol. 112, 23-54 (2023), BYU Law Research Paper No. 23-19, Georgetown University Law Center Research Paper No. Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 16 May 2023 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2023
Kevin Tobia, Jesse Egbert and Thomas R. Lee
Georgetown University Law Center, Northern Arizona University and Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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textualism, interpretation, ordinary meaning, Supreme Court, corpus linguistics, legal interpretation

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The Corpus and the Critics

88 University of Chicago Law Review 275 (2021)
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 20 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2021
Thomas R. Lee and Stephen C. Mouritsen
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School and Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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statutory interpretation, corpus linguistics, dictionaries, ordinary meaning, plaining meaning

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Corpus Linguistics and the Original Public Meaning of the Sixteenth Amendment

73 Duke L.J. Online 159 (2024)
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 06 Oct 2023 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2024
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School, University of Virginia School of Law, Brigham Young University and Northern Arizona University
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sixteenth amendment, originalism, corpus linguistics, constitutional interpretation

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Comment: The Standing of Qui Tam Relators Under the False Claims Act

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 57, pp. 543-571, 1990
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 12 Sep 2008
Thomas R. Lee
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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The False Claims Act, qui tam, relators, bounty, constitutionality, Article II Appointments Clause, separation of powers, Article III standing, injury in fact, causation, redressability, original intent, assignment theory, whistleblower, fraudulent claims, fraud

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Pleading and Proof: The Economics of Legal Burdens

Brigham Young University Law Review, Vol. 1997, pp. 1-34, 1997
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Sep 2008
Thomas R. Lee
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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Law & economics, allocating burdens of pleading and proof, cost minimization, burden of proof, affirmative defenses, business necessity, Title VII disparate impact claims,

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Preliminary Injunctions and the Status Quo

Washington & Lee Law Review, Vol. 58, pp. 109-166, 2001
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 06 Sep 2008
Thomas R. Lee
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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Preliminary injunctive relief, motion for preliminary injunction, circuit split, heightened standard of proof, uniform standard, status quo, irreparable harm, economic model

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Demystifying Dilution

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 84, pp. 859-944, 2004
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 24 Dec 2008
Thomas R. Lee
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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Trademark infringement, dilution definition, probability, consumer confusion, evidentiary proof, circumstantial and direct evidence, Moseley v. V Secret Catalogue (2003), Federal Trademark Dilution Act of 1996

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Appendices to Corpus Linguistics and the Original Public Meaning of the Sixteenth Amendment'

Number of pages: 501 Posted: 06 Oct 2023
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School, University of Virginia School of Law, Brigham Young University and Northern Arizona University
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The Original Understanding of the Census Clause: Statistical Estimates and the Constitutional Requirement of an 'Actual Enumeration'

Washington Law Review, Vol. 77, pp. 1-64, 2002
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 06 Sep 2008
Thomas R. Lee
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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Census Clause, actual enumeration, congressional apportionment, original understanding, Census Act, conjectural estimate, statistical sampling, demographics, imputation

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The Anastasoff Case and the Judicial Power to "Unpublish" Opinions

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 77, pp. 135-173, 2001
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 06 Sep 2008
Thomas R. Lee and Lance S. Lehnhof
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Precedent, stare decisis, judicial power, unpublished opinions, Anastasoff v. United States (2000), original understanding, Article III, declaratory theory, hierarchy of judicial authority, summary dispositions, equally divided courts, custom of the realm

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Sophistication, Bridging the Gap, and the Likelihood of Confusion: An Empirical and Theoretical Analysis

Posted: 22 Dec 2008
Thomas R. Lee
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School

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