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Cases using or discussing corpus-based linguistic analysis

Law review articles using or discussing corpus-based linguistic analysis

Presentations using or discussing corpus-based linguistic analysis

Websites for using corpus-based linguistic analysis

Media coverage on applying linguistics to legal analysis

Briefs

Corel Will Nelson v. The State (Supreme Court of Georgia)
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Amicus Brief of Law-Linguistics Research Team in Support of Neither Party, Corey Nelson v State of Georgia, Supreme Court of Georgia (Docket S21 A0773) (filed April 19, 2021) (Prof. Clark D. Cunningham, Georgia State University; Amanda R. Black & Maria Kostromitina, PhD students, Northern Arizona University; Megan Wells & Bradford Poston, law students, Georgia State University)
--Order Granting Appeal (Jan. 7, 2021) ("The Court is particularly concerned with the following: When is a search warrant for the contents of an electronic device 'executed' under the Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution?")
--Order for Oral Argument (Apr. 29, 2021) ("following appellant's opening argument, the Court will then immediately hear from neutral amicus counsel who shall have 10 minutes to argue")
--Oral Argument (Aug. 26, 2021), https://www.gasupreme.us/oral-arguments-august-26-2021/
--- Transcript of Oral Argument by the State
--Slides for amicus oral argument
Supreme Court Decision (Sep. 8, 2021)
What Does it Mean to "Search a Cell Phone?", presentation, 7th Annual Law & Corpus Linguistic Conference, Feb. 4, 2022 ppt pdf

Brief for Professor Clark D. Cunningham & Professor Jesse Egbert as Amici Curiae Supporting Neither Party, In re Trump, 958 F.3d 274 (4th Cir.2020) (en banc), dismissed as moot sub nom Trump v District of Columbia, 141 S.Ct. 1262 (Mem) (Jan. 25, 2021), 2019 WestLaw 366218, also published on the Social Science Research Network at, https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3334017 ("The President's insistence that “emoluments” indisputably include only “profit arising from office or employ” (that is, payment for services rendered in performance of a formal job), while possible, is certainly not indisputable. .... See, e.g., Brief of Amici Curiae Professor Clark D. Cunningham and Professor Jesse Egbert on Behalf of Neither Party," 958 F.3d at 286). See also Clark D. Cunningham & Jesse Egbert, Using Empirical Data to Investigate the Original Meaning of “Emolument” in the Constitution, 36 Georgia State Law Review 465 (2020).

Brief of Amici Curiae Professor Clark D. Cunningham and Professor Jesse Egbert in Support of Neither Party, Blumenthal v. Trump, 949 F.3d 13 (D.C. Cir. 2020), also published on the Social Science Research Network at https://papers.ssrn.com/abstract=3475650 See also Clark D. Cunningham & Jesse Egbert, Using Empirical Data to Investigate the Original Meaning of “Emolument” in the Constitution, 36 Georgia State Law Review 465 (2020).

Amicus Brief of Corpus Linguistics Scholars in Lucia v. SEC (U.S. 2018) (Laurence Anthony, Waseda University (Japan), Ronald Butters, Duke (emeritus); Malcom Coulthard, Aston University (emeritus); Mark Davies, BYU; Jesse Egbert, Northern Arizona University; William Eggington, BYU; Edward Finnegan, USC (emeritus); Tammy Gales, Hofstra; Tim Grant, Aston University; Stefan Th. Gries, UC Santa Barbara; Jack Grieve, University of Birmingham (UK); Tony McEnry, Lancaster University (UK); Jeffrey Parker, BYU; Rui Sousa-Silva, University of Porto (Portugal); Sara White, BYU. Filed by James Heilpern, BYU.

Amicus Brief of Corpus Linguistics Scholars in Rimini Street v. Oracle (U.S. 2018) (Laurence Anthony, Waseda University (Japan), William Eggington, BYU; Tammy Gales, Hofstra; Tim Grant, Aston University; Stefan Th. Gries, UC Santa Barbara; Benjamin Lee, BYU; Tony McEnry, Lancaster University (UK); Jeffrey Parker, BYU; Rui Sousa-Silva, University of Porto (Portugal); Lawrence Solan, Brooklyn Law School; Sara White, BYU). Filed by James Heilpern, BYU.

Brief of Corpus Linguistics Professors and Experts as Amici Curiae Supporting Appellees, Young v. Hawaii (9th Cir. 2021) (Dennis Baron, University of Illinois; Alison LaCroix, University of Chicago, Stefan Th. Gries University of Cal. Santa Barbara; Jason Merchant, University of Chicago), http://home.uchicago.edu/~merchant/pubs/2020-06-04_CorpusLinguisticsAmicusBrief.pdf

Brief for Amici Curiae Corpus-Linguistics Scholars Professors Brian Slocum, Stefan Th. Gries, and Lawrence Solan in Support of Employees, Bostock v. Clayton County, 2019 WL 3003466 (U.S.) (Brian Slocum, University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law; Stefan Th. Gries University of Cal. Santa Barbara; Lawrence Solan, Brooklyn Law School) See also William N. Eskridge Jr., Brian G. Slocum, & Stefan Th. Gries, The Meaning of Sex: Dynamic Words, Novel Applications, and Original Public Meaning, 119 Mich. L. Rev. 1503 (2021), available at: https://repository.law.umich.edu/mlr/vol119/iss7/3


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