Journals Higher Education
Important OUP's Response to COVID-19 Learn more



Published: 07 August 2009

208 Pages

6 1/2 X 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195388978

Also Available As:


Also Available In:

Bookseller Code (06)

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

Also of Interest