Jurismania: The Madness of American Law

Jurismania: The Madness of American Law

by Paul F. Campos
     
 

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Clearly written and laced with a delicious wit, this lacerating and lively critique of America's bloated legal system reveals the folly of our addiction to law.

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Clearly written and laced with a delicious wit, this lacerating and lively critique of America's bloated legal system reveals the folly of our addiction to law.

Editorial Reviews

Larry A. Alexander
Campos is insightful, witty, and urbane. He demonstrates again and again the ludicrous and oppressive pretensions of hyperegulative law....I enthusiastically recommend "Jurismania" to everyone concerned with the ever-increasing intrusion of law and bureacracy into our lives. -- Larry A. Alexander
From the Publisher
"The breadth of Campos' work is astounding. He derives insights from such disparate sources as the codes of behavior regulating everything from the National Collegiate Athletic Association to his local library in demonstrating the absurd applications of legal thinking in American life.... His book is a work of serious scholarship, but Campos' writing is never dry."—The Denver Post

"[An] acerbic analysis....A pointed, well-argued polemic."—Booklist

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198026747
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
02/29/2000
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
358 KB

Meet the Author

Paul Campos is Professor of Law at the University of Colorado and Director of the Byron R. White Center for American Constitutional Study.

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