Law's Stories: Narrative and Rhetoric in the Law

Law's Stories: Narrative and Rhetoric in the Law

by Peter Brooks
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0300066759

ISBN-13: 9780300066753

Pub. Date: 04/28/1996

Publisher: Yale University Press

In this notable volume, well-known authorities from the worlds of law and literature take a probing look at how and why stories are told in the law. Such experts as Alan Dershowitz, Martha Minow, Janet Malcolm, Catharine MacKinnon, and John Hollander discuss how narratives presented at trials and in Supreme Court opinions are told and listened to, and how they

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In this notable volume, well-known authorities from the worlds of law and literature take a probing look at how and why stories are told in the law. Such experts as Alan Dershowitz, Martha Minow, Janet Malcolm, Catharine MacKinnon, and John Hollander discuss how narratives presented at trials and in Supreme Court opinions are told and listened to, and how they affect legal thinking and judgment.

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ISBN-13:
9780300066753
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
04/28/1996
Pages:
298
Product dimensions:
6.57(w) x 9.53(h) x 1.04(d)

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