The Limited Relevance of Plain Meaning
Washington University Law Quarterly
In this Article, I want to take the heretical position that linguists' principal expertise-ascertaining how language is used by ordinary speakers of English-is often of little value in interpreting controversial non-criminal federal statutes.
Stephen F. Ross,
The Limited Relevance of Plain Meaning,
73 Wash. U. L. Q. 1057
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