Eighth Annual Law and Corpus Linguistics Conference Schedule

Friday, October 13th

8:00-8:30 Breakfast
8:30-8:45 Welcome
Dean David Moore
8:45-10:00 Session 1: Empirical Corpus Studies
Moderated by James Heilpern
Considering Legal English: Consensus and Complications
David Griffin
The autonomous concept of habitual residence of the child. A legal-linguistic approach
Greta Spanò
What’s in the Fine Print? A Corpus-based Analysis of Unfairness in Terms of Service Clauses in Major Technology Companies
Katherine Challis
Computational Tuning for Legal Corpora
Gregory M. Dickinson
Wherefore art thou?: Searching for pronominal adverbs in a legal and non-legal registers
David Chandler & Brett Hashimoto
10:10-12:30 Panel 1: Intellectual Property
Moderated by Jeanne Fromer
Genericide and Corpus Linguistics
James Heilpern, Zach Smith, Earl Brown & Bill Eggington
Corpus Linguistics at the Patent Office
Tabrez Ebrahim
Triangulating the Likelihood of Confusion: Consumer Survey Evidence and Corpus Linguistic Analysis
Eric DeRosia, Jesse Egbert & Thomas R. Lee
Disclose by Law, Obfuscate by Strategy: A Corpus-Based Analysis of Patent Filings
Mike Schuster, Katherine Ireland, & Tim R Samples
12:30-2:00 Lunch and Keynote Address by Gordon Smith
2:00-3:30 Panel 2: Ordinary Meaning
Moderated by Brett Hashimoto
From Extensional to Intensional Meaning: A New Corpus-Linguistic Take on Ordinary Meaning
Stefan Th. Gries, Brian G. Slocum & Kevin Tobia
Prototype-by-component analysis: A corpus-based, intensional approach to statutory interpretation
Jesse Egbert & Thomas R. Lee
Corpus Linguistics and the Original Public Meaning of the Sixteenth Amendment
Larry Solum
3:40-4:55 Session 2: Key Issues in Law and Corpus Linguistics
Moderated by Thomas R. Lee
LCL 101: Educating Lawyers and Judges in Corpus Linguistics
Neal Goldfarb
Implementing Corpus Linguistics across Jurisdictions
Aaron-Andrew P. Bruhl
Democratic Corpus Linguistics
Andrew Follett
Using Corpus-Based Linguistic Analysis for Legal Interpretation: An Explanation for Law Students, Judges, Lawyers, and Legal Scholars
Clark Cunningham
Talking across the Interdisciplinary Aisle: A Guide for Legal and Corpus-Linguistic Practitioners
Stefan Th. Gries & Tammy Gales
4:55-5:10 Closing