Law's stories : narrative and rhetoric in the law

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  • Creator edited by Peter Brooks and Paul Gewirtz
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, [1996] ©1996
  • Physical Details
    • vii, 290 pages ; 25 cm
  • ISBNs 9780300066753, 0300066759
  • OCLC ocm33820418

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-278) and index.

Contents

  • Narrative and rhetoric in the law / Paul Gewirtz -- The law as narrative and rhetoric / Peter Brooks -- Stories in law / Martha Minow -- Legal storytelling and constitutional law : the medium and the message / Daniel A. Farber and Suzanna Sherry -- Leontius' tale / Anthony Kronman -- Storytelling on its own terms / Harlon L. Dalton -- Proclaiming trials as narratives : premises and pretenses / Robert Weisberg -- Untold stories in the law / Robert A. Ferguson -- Life is not a dramatic narrative / Alan M. Dershowitz -- The side-bar conference / Janet Malcolm -- Rhetoric and result in the Bobby Seale trial / David N. Rosen -- Storytelling without fear? Confession in law and literature / Victims and voyeurs : two narrative problems at the criminal trial / Some stories about confessions and confessions about stories / Louis Michael Seidman -- Speech acts in criminal cases / Elaine Scarry -- Legal rhetoric / John Hollander -- The rhetoric of the judicial opinion / Sanford Levinson -- Judicial opinions as literature / Pierre N. Leval -- A night in the topics : the reason of legal rhetoric and the rhetoric of legal reason / J.M. Balkin -- In the eyes of the law : reflections on the authority of legal discourse / Reva B. Siegel -- Law's stories as reality and politics / Catharine A. MacKinnon
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