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Assignment Homework #1 
Assignment Homework #1 Sample Answers 
Assignment Homework #2 
Assignment Homework #2 Connecticut Plain Language Law 
Assignment Homework #2 Sample Answer to Question 2 
Assignment Homework #3 
Assignment Homework #3 Frigaliment Importing Co., Ltd vs B.N.S. International Sales Corp 
Assignment Homework #4 
Assignment Homework #4 Sample Answers 
Assignment Homework #5 
Assignment Homework #5: Sample Answers to Questions 1 and 3 
Assignment Homework #5: Sample Answer to Question 2 (Case Brief) 
Assignment Homework #6 (docx) 
Assignment Homework #6 (pdf) 
Assignment Homework #7 Midterm Follow-up 
Assignment Homework #7: Sample Answers to Questions 2 and 3 
Assignment Homework #7: Sample Case Brief 
Assignment Homework #8 
Assignment Homework #9 
Data 01. Trump Recording WSJ Channel 1 (Normalized) 
Exam Final Exam 
Exam Midterm (Corrected) 
Handout 01. Trump Handout 
Handout 02. Legal vs. Plain Language 
Handout 03. Notes on Homework #3 
Handout 04. Ambiguity and Vagueness Updated 
Handout 05. Handout on Raffles v. Wichelhaus (Peerless Case) Revised 
Handout 06. Format for Case Brief Assignments 
Handout 07. Frigaliment Case Handout 
Handout 08. Frigaliment Sample Case Brief 
Handout 09. Maine Overtime Case (background handout with links) 
Handout 10. Maine Overtime Case (exam review) (updated) 
Handout 11. Maine Overtime Case-Technical Terms 
Handout 12. Maine Overtime Case (Settlement) 
Handout 13. Discussion Questions for Thornfare Case (Labov and Harris) 
Link 01. World Map of Legal Systems 
Link 02. Tiersma's Sample Jury Instructions (Civil) 
Reading 01. Roger Shuy, Language and Law (Forensic Linguistics) 
Reading 02. Stuart Showalter, The Anglo-American Legal System, Chapter 1 of The Law of Healthcare Administration, Seventh Edition 
Reading 03. Suzanne Klemmer, A Brief History of English, with Chronology 
Reading 04. Peter Tiersman, The Nature of Legal Language 
Reading 05. Peter Tiersma, The Plain English Movement 
Reading 06. Soha Turfler. Language Ideology and the Plain Language Movement 
Reading 07. Peter Tiersma, Communicating with Juries: How to Draft More Understandable Jury Instructions 
Reading 08. John Searle, What is a Speech Act 
Reading 09. H.P. Grice, Logic and Conversation 
Reading 10. Raffles v. Wichelhaus (Peerless Case) 
Reading 11. Sanford Schane, Ambiguity and Misunderstanding in the Law 
Reading 12. Sanford Schane, Contract Formation as a Speech Act 
Reading 13. William Labov and Wendell A. Harris, Addressing social issues through linguistic evidence (protected with the class password; lightly corrected) 
Reading 14a, Ladefoged, Chapter 1, A Course in Phonetics (optional)(protected with dropbox password) 
Reading 14b. Ladefoged, Chapter 2, A Course in Phonetics (optional)(protected with dropbox password) 
Reading 14c. Ladefoged, Chapter 8, A Course in Phonetics (optional)(protected with dropbox password) 
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