skip to content
Fighting over words : language and civil law cases Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

Fighting over words : language and civil law cases

Author: Roger W Shuy
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...


Genre/Form: Trials, litigation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger W Shuy
ISBN: 9780195328837 0195328833
OCLC Number: 884425861
Description: 246 Seiten
Contents: ForewordSection I: Business Contract Disputes: Introduction1.: Peter Koehn v. Continental Casuality: "Or" in a Group Insurance Policy2.: Matrixx v. New Strategies: Exclusive Marketing Services3.: EMC v. Jeffrey Allen: Key Employee Agreement4.: Nevada v. Professional Escorts: Interpreting State CodeSection II: Deceptive Trade Practice: Introduction5.: Dynamic Air v. Flexicon: Competing Conveying System advertisements6.: 11 State Attorneys Generals v. Ciba-Geigy: Nicotine Patch advertisments7.: Ackerman v. Royal Bank of PA: Certificates of Deposit advertisementsSection III: Product Liability: Introduction8.: Lassera v. Magniflux: Brain Damage From Cleaning Product9.: Andrews v. Generac: Carbon Monoxide Poisoning10.: Rinehart v. International Playtex: Toxic Shock from Tampons11.: Proform v. Garrett: Toxic Gas in the CockpitSection IV: Copyright Infringement: Introduction12.: St. Martin's Press v. Vickers Oil: Book versus pamphletSection V. Discrimination: Introduction13.: HOME v. Havens Reality: Radical Steering in Real Estate14.: Hanye v. General Electric: Age Discrimination15.: Benekritis v. Darlington: Retaliatory Employment DiscriminationSection VI: Trademarks: Introduction16.: Woodroast Systems v. Restaurants Unlimited; and Palomino Euro-Metro Bistro: Ownership of the Word, "Wood-roasted"17.: Warren Distribution v. Prestone Products Corp.: Battle over AntifreezeSection VII: Procurement Fraud: Introduction18.: US v. Pratt Whitney: False Representation in a Government ContractSection VIII: How Linguists Can Help in Corporate Cases; Academic References
Responsibility: Roger W. Shuy.


Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"More than any other scholar working at the interface of language and law, Shuy has exemplified the uses to which linguistics can be put in the legal arena. This is applied linguistics at its most Read more...

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...


Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data

Primary Entity

<> # Fighting over words : language and civil law cases
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "884425861" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <> ; # New York
   library:placeOfPublication <> ;
   schema:about <> ; # Civil law
   schema:about <> ; # Language of law--Civil law
   schema:about <> ;
   schema:about <> ; # Law--Interpretation and construction
   schema:about <> ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:creator <> ; # Roger W. Shuy
   schema:datePublished "2008" ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <> ;
   schema:genre "Trials, litigation, etc." ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Fighting over words : language and civil law cases" ;
   schema:productID "884425861" ;
   schema:publication <> ;
   schema:publisher <> ; # Oxford University Press
   schema:workExample <> ;
   wdrs:describedby <> ;

Related Entities

<> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "New York" ;

<> # Oxford University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Oxford University Press" ;

<> # Roger W. Shuy
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Shuy" ;
   schema:givenName "Roger W." ;
   schema:name "Roger W. Shuy" ;

<> # Language of law--Civil law
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Language of law--Civil law" ;

<> # Law--Interpretation and construction
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Law--Interpretation and construction" ;

    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0195328833" ;
   schema:isbn "9780195328837" ;

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.