The Resource Fighting over words : language and civil law cases, Roger W. Shuy, (electronic resource)

Fighting over words : language and civil law cases, Roger W. Shuy, (electronic resource)

Label
Fighting over words : language and civil law cases
Title
Fighting over words
Title remainder
language and civil law cases
Statement of responsibility
Roger W. Shuy
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Civil law cases offer many examples of language being at the center of human conflict. Contract disputes, truth in advertising, product warning labels, plagiarism, etc. often boil down to a matter of language - its meaning and usage. This book analyzes 18 civil cases in which language framed the battleground
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shuy, Roger W
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
K213
LC item number
.S58 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • legal cases and notes
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Law
  • Law
  • Civil law
  • LAW
  • LAW
  • LAW
  • LAW
  • LAW
  • LAW
  • Civil law
  • Law
  • Law
Label
Fighting over words : language and civil law cases, Roger W. Shuy, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-242) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"Or" in a group insurance policy: Peter Koehn v. Continental Casualty Company -- Exclusive marketing services: Matrixx v. New Strategies Productions -- Conditions of a key employee agreement: EMC Corporation v. Jeffrey E. Allen -- Interpreting state code: State of Nevada v. Preferred Equities Corporation -- Competing conveying system advertisements: Dynamic Air v. Flexicon Corporation -- Nicotine patch advertisements: The States of Arizona, California, Illinois, Iowa, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, and Texas v. Ciba-Geigy Corporation -- Certificates of deposit advertisements: Harold Ackerman v. Royal Bank of Pennsylvania -- Brain damage from a cleaning product: Pedro Lassera v. Magniflux Corporation -- Carbon monoxide poisoning: Eva Andrews et al. v. Generac Corporation -- Toxic shock syndrome from tampons: Krystal H. Rinehart v. International Playtex -- Toxic gas in the cockpit: ProForm and National Insurance Company v. The Garrett Corporation -- A book turned into a pamphlet: St. Martins Press and Robert Sikorsky v. Vickers Petroleum Corporation -- Racial steering in real estate: HOME v. Havens Realty Corporation -- Age discrimination: Richard Hannye v. General Electric Company -- Retaliatory termination discrimination: David E. Benekritis v. Renny Earl Johnson and the Darlington County School District -- Ownership of the words "wood-roasted": Woodroast Systems v. Restaurants Unlimited -- Battle over antifreeze: Warren Distribution v. Prestone Products Corporation -- False representation in a government contract: United States of America v. United Technologies Corporation -- How linguists can help in corporate civil cases
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 246 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780198044024
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
ill.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)192202600
  • (OCoLC)ocn192202600
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Fighting over words : language and civil law cases, Roger W. Shuy, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-242) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"Or" in a group insurance policy: Peter Koehn v. Continental Casualty Company -- Exclusive marketing services: Matrixx v. New Strategies Productions -- Conditions of a key employee agreement: EMC Corporation v. Jeffrey E. Allen -- Interpreting state code: State of Nevada v. Preferred Equities Corporation -- Competing conveying system advertisements: Dynamic Air v. Flexicon Corporation -- Nicotine patch advertisements: The States of Arizona, California, Illinois, Iowa, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, and Texas v. Ciba-Geigy Corporation -- Certificates of deposit advertisements: Harold Ackerman v. Royal Bank of Pennsylvania -- Brain damage from a cleaning product: Pedro Lassera v. Magniflux Corporation -- Carbon monoxide poisoning: Eva Andrews et al. v. Generac Corporation -- Toxic shock syndrome from tampons: Krystal H. Rinehart v. International Playtex -- Toxic gas in the cockpit: ProForm and National Insurance Company v. The Garrett Corporation -- A book turned into a pamphlet: St. Martins Press and Robert Sikorsky v. Vickers Petroleum Corporation -- Racial steering in real estate: HOME v. Havens Realty Corporation -- Age discrimination: Richard Hannye v. General Electric Company -- Retaliatory termination discrimination: David E. Benekritis v. Renny Earl Johnson and the Darlington County School District -- Ownership of the words "wood-roasted": Woodroast Systems v. Restaurants Unlimited -- Battle over antifreeze: Warren Distribution v. Prestone Products Corporation -- False representation in a government contract: United States of America v. United Technologies Corporation -- How linguists can help in corporate civil cases
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 246 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780198044024
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
ill.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)192202600
  • (OCoLC)ocn192202600
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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