The Legal Imagination / Edition 2

The Legal Imagination / Edition 2

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by James Boyd White
     
 

ISBN-10: 0226894932

ISBN-13: 9780226894935

Pub. Date: 12/28/1985

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

White extends his theory of law as constitutive rhetoric, asking how one may criticize the legal culture and the texts within it.

"A fascinating study of the language of the law. . . . This book is to be highly recommended: certainly, for those who find the time to read it, it will broaden the mind, and give lawyers a new insight into their

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White extends his theory of law as constitutive rhetoric, asking how one may criticize the legal culture and the texts within it.

"A fascinating study of the language of the law. . . . This book is to be highly recommended: certainly, for those who find the time to read it, it will broaden the mind, and give lawyers a new insight into their role."—New Law Journal

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780226894935
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
12/28/1985
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
334
Sales rank:
805,069
Product dimensions:
5.95(w) x 9.07(h) x 0.73(d)

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The Legal Imagination 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
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I often think about concepts gleaned from this outstanding book which discusses how the law functions and develops, and indirectly points to the creative aspects of legal advocacy. Every lawyer should study this book.