Law's Madness

Law's Madness

by Austin Sarat
     
 


A provocative collection of essays that reveals how the law takes its definition from what it excludes
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A provocative collection of essays that reveals how the law takes its definition from what it excludes

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ISBN-13:
9780472031597
Publisher:
University of Michigan Press
Publication date:
04/03/2006
Series:
The Amherst Series in Law, Jurisprudence, and Social Thought
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

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Table of Contents

Madness and Law: An Introduction1
Policing Stories29
Narrating Nymphomania between Psychiatry and the Law49
"A Situation So Unique That It Will Probably Never Repeat Itself": Madness, Youth, and Homicide in Twentieth-Century Criminal Jurisprudence79
The Claims of the Dead: History, Haunted Property, and the Law119
Rethinking Legal Ideals after Deconstruction147
Contributors169
Index171

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