Visiting Faculty to Further the Law School's Corpus Linguistics Curriculum and Research
PROVO, Utah, July 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- BYU Law, a global law school focused on leadership in legal theory and practice, today announced retiring Utah Supreme Court Justice Thomas R. Lee will join the law school as a visiting professor and Jesse Egbert will join as visiting research associate for the 2022-23 academic year. The visiting faculty will focus on furthering BYU Law's corpus linguistics curriculum and research. Corpus linguistics is a methodology for understanding the meaning of words by analyzing naturally occurring language in large collections of texts called "corpora." This methodology is at the precipice of more mainstream use as practitioners and judges, including the U.S. Supreme Court, gain understanding of its potential to impact modern-day cases.
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