The language of defamation cases [electronic resource] / Roger W. Shuy.

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    • Content Notes:
      Fighting over defamatory language -- How linguistics fits into the picture -- A sixth-grade teacher goes after the local press -- Widow of a murdered man sues a local TV station -- A religious leader, the TV media, and the FCC -- Las Vegas headliner Wayne Newton sues NBC -- Verbal duels between linguistics experts in a case brought by an Ohio Supreme Court justice against a newspaper -- Optometrists vs. ophthalmologists -- Otolaryngologists vs. plastic surgeons -- Infighting in the hair care products industry -- A policy holder sues her insurance company -- An employee sues her employer -- A corporation files a lawsuit against its union -- So are we making any progress?
    • Notes:
      Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-247) and index.
      Access is available to current Cairn University students, faculty and staff.
    • ISBN:
      9780195391329 (hardcover)
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