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Published: 13 August 2009

208 Pages


ISBN: 9780195388978

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Meaning in Law

A Theory of Speech

Charles W. Collier

  • Provides a unique and revolutionary approach to legal theory of speech and First Amendment law via linguistic theory and philosophy of language
  • Written by a leading scholar of both language and legal theory, Charles Collier synthesizes these two theoretical areas into a clear and concise treatment accessible to readers
  • Uses direct and simple arguments to fully explore the scope of the First Amendment and legal speech theory, Meaning in Law: A Theory of Speech cuts through the jargon usually encountered in philosophical and literary investigations

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