Using Common Sense: A Linguistic Perspective on Judicial Interpretations of “Use a Firearm”
Washington University Law Quarterly
This Article will show how analytical methods of legal and linguistic scholarship can interact to examine a legal text, in particular a provision of the federal criminal code, the interpretation of which has been hotly contested within the legal system.
Clark D. Cunningham and Charles J. Fillmore,
Using Common Sense: A Linguistic Perspective on Judicial Interpretations of “Use a Firearm”,
73 Wash. U. L. Q. 1159
Available at: https://openscholarship.wustl.edu/law_lawreview/vol73/iss3/24