Monday, April 12, 2021

Symposium on Corpus Linguistics and Original Meaning

Georgia State University Law Review 36:5 (2020) was a symposium issue devoted to papers on corpus linguistics and original meeting, the result of a workshop jointly sponsored by the College of Law and the Department of Applied Linguistics and English as a Second Language at Georgia State University in October 2019.  Here are the contents:

Foreword: Lawyers and Linguists Collaborate in Using Corpus Linguistics to Produce New Insights Into Original Meaning
Clark D. Cunningham

Using Empirical Data to Investigate the Original Meaning of “Emolument” in the Constitution.
Clark D. Cunningham and Jesse Egbert

Revisiting a Classic Problem in Statutory Interpretation: Is a Minister a Laborer?
Tammy Gales and Lawrence M. Solan

“Questions Involving National Peace and Harmony” or “Injured Plaintiff Litigation”? The Original Meaning of “Cases” in Article III of the Constitution
Haoshan Ren, Margaret Wood, Clark D. Cunningham, Noor Abbady, Ute Römer, Heather Kuhn, and Jesse Egbert

Effective but Limited: A Corpus Linguistic Analysis of the Original Public Meaning of Executive Power
Eleanor Miller and Heather Obelgoner

“We the Citizens?”: A Corpus Linguistic Inquiry into the Use of “People” and “Citizens” in the Founding Era

--Dan Ernst