Imagining Legality Where Law Meets Popular Culture

by Austin Sarat

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Imagining Legality Where Law Meets Popular Culture by Austin Sarat

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Imagining Legality is an exciting and innovative addition to the field of cultural legal studies, drawing upon the work of some of its best-known scholars. Bristling with a rich range of theoretical perspectives and generic references, Imagining Legality is a stand-out collection; and will become a standard work of reference for scholars and students of law and popular culture alike. With a hit like Imagining Legality, Austin Sarat proves, once again, why he is, without doubt, the David Kelly of televisual and cinematic jurisprudence! --William MacNeil is Dean of the Griffith Law School at Griffith University in Queensland, Australia, and the author of Lex Populi: The Jurisprudence of Popular Culture. He is also Associate Editor of Law, Culture & the Humanities: An Interdisciplinary Journal. Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Imagining Legality is an exciting and innovative addition to the field of cultural legal studies, drawing upon the work of some of its best-known scholars. Bristling with a rich range of theoretical perspectives and generic references, Imagining Legality is a stand-out collection; and will become a standard work of reference for scholars and students of law and popular culture alike. With a hit like Imagining Legality, Austin Sarat proves, once again, why he is, without doubt, the David Kelly of televisual and cinematic jurisprudence! --William MacNeil is Dean of the Griffith Law School at Griffith University in Queensland, Australia, and the author of Lex Populi: The Jurisprudence of Popular Culture. He is also Associate Editor of Law, Culture & the Humanities: An Interdisciplinary Journal. Normal0falsefalsefalseMicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Imagining Legality is an exciting and innovative addition to the field of cultural legal studies, drawing upon the work of some of its best-known scholars. Bristling with a rich range of theoretical perspectives and generic references, Imagining Legality is a stand-out collection; and will become a standard work of reference for scholars and students of law and popular culture alike. With a hit like Imagining Legality, Austin Sarat proves, once again, why he is, without doubt, the David Kelly of televisual and cinematic jurisprudence! --William MacNeil is Dean of the Griffith Law School at Griffith University in Queensland, Australia, and the author of Lex Populi: The Jurisprudence of Popular Culture. He is also Associate Editor of Law, Culture & the Humanities: An Interdisciplinary Journal. Normal0falsefalsefalseMicrosoftInternetExplorer4 There is no question that this collection of essays is an original and significant contribution the field, drawing attention from a wide range of scholars concerned with the role that popular culture plays in the constructing of legal meaning. The essays in this volume capture the relationship between popular culture and the law in all its complexity. They offer careful yet creative scholarship that offers new and provocative ways to imagine the relationship between law and popular culture. --Susan Burgess is a professor of Political Science and Women s Studies at Ohio University and the author of The Founding Fathers, Pop Culture, and Constitutional Law: Who's Your Daddy? and The New York Times on Gay and Lesbian Issues Normal0falsefalsefalseMicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Imagining Legality is an exciting and innovative addition to the field of cultural legal studies, drawing upon the work of some of its best-known scholars. Bristling with a rich range of theoretical perspectives and generic references, Imagining Legality is a stand-out collection; and will become a standard work of reference for scholars and students of law and popular culture alike. With a hit like Imagining Legality, Austin Sarat proves, once again, why he is, without doubt, the David Kelly of televisual and cinematic jurisprudence! --William MacNeil is Dean of the Griffith Law School at Griffith University in Queensland, Australia, and the author of Lex Populi: The Jurisprudence of Popular Culture. He is also Associate Editor of Law, Culture & the Humanities: An Interdisciplinary Journal. Imagining Legality is an exciting and innovative addition to the field of cultural legal studies, drawing upon the work of some of its best-known scholars. Bristling with a rich range of theoretical perspectives and generic references, Imagining Legality is a stand-out collection; and will become a standard work of reference for scholars and students of law and popular culture alike. With a hit like Imagining Legality, Austin Sarat proves, once again, why he is, without doubt, the David Kelly of televisual and cinematic jurisprudence! --William MacNeil is Dean of the Griffith Law School at Griffith University in Queensland, Australia, and the author of Lex Populi: The Jurisprudence of Popular Culture. He is also Associate Editor of Law, Culture & the Humanities: An Interdisciplinary Journal. Normal0falsefalsefalseMicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Imagining Legality is an exciting and innovative addition to the field of cultural legal studies, drawing upon the work of some of its best-known scholars. Bristling with a rich range of theoretical perspectives and generic references, Imagining Legality is a stand-out collection; and will become a standard work of reference for scholars and students of law and popular culture alike. With a hit like Imagining Legality, Austin Sarat proves, once again, why he is, without doubt, the David Kelly of televisual and cinematic jurisprudence! --William MacNeil is Dean of the Griffith Law School at Griffith University in Queensland, Australia, and the author of Lex Populi: The Jurisprudence of Popular Culture. He is also Associate Editor of Law, Culture & the Humanities: An Interdisciplinary Journal. Normal0falsefalsefalseMicrosoftInternetExplorer4 There is no question that this collection of essays is an original and significant contribution the field, drawing attention from a wide range of scholars concerned with the role that popular culture plays in the constructing of legal meaning. The essays in this volume capture the relationship between popular culture and the law in all its complexity. They offer careful yet creative scholarship that offers new and provocative ways to imagine the relationship between law and popular culture. --Susan Burgess is a professor of Political Science and Women's Studies at Ohio University and the author of The Founding Fathers, Pop Culture, and Constitutional Law: Who's Your Daddy? and The New York Times on Gay and Lesbian Issues Imagining Legality is an exciting and innovative addition to the field of cultural legal studies, drawing upon the work of some of its best-known scholars. Bristling with a rich range of theoretical perspectives and generic references, Imagining Legality is a stand-out collection; and will become a standard work of reference for scholars and students of law and popular culture alike. With a hit like Imagining Legality, Austin Sarat proves, once again, why he is, without doubt, the David Kelly of televisual and cinematic jurisprudence! --William MacNeil is Dean of the Griffith Law School at Griffith University in Queensland, Australia, and the author of Lex Populi: The Jurisprudence of Popular Culture. He is also Associate Editor of Law, Culture & the Humanities: An Interdisciplinary Journal. There is no question that this collection of essays is an original and significant contribution the field, drawing attention from a wide range of scholars concerned with the role that popular culture plays in the constructing of legal meaning. The essays in this volume capture the relationship between popular culture and the law in all its complexity. They offer careful yet creative scholarship that offers new and provocative ways to imagine the relationship between law and popular culture. --Susan Burgess is a professor of Political Science and Women's Studies at Ohio University and the author of The Founding Fathers, Pop Culture, and Constitutional Law: Who's Your Daddy? and The New York Times on Gay and Lesbian Issues Imagining Legality is an exciting and innovative addition to the field of cultural legal studies, drawing upon the work of some of its best-known scholars. Bristling with a rich range of theoretical perspectives and generic references, Imagining Legality is a stand-out collection; and will become a standard work of reference for scholars and students of law and popular culture alike. With a hit like Imagining Legality, Austin Sarat proves, once again, why he is, without doubt, the David Kelly of televisual and cinematic jurisprudence! --William MacNeil is Dean of the Griffith Law School at Griffith University in Queensland, Australia, and the author of Lex Populi: The Jurisprudence of Popular Culture. He is also Associate Editor of Law, Culture & the Humanities: An Interdisciplinary Journal. There is no question that this collection of essays is an original and significant contribution the field, drawing attention from a wide range of scholars concerned with the role that popular culture plays in the constructing of legal meaning. The essays in this volume capture the relationship between popular culture and the law in all its complexity. They offer careful yet creative scholarship that offers new and provocative ways to imagine the relationship between law and popular culture. --Susan Burgess is a professor of Political Science and Women s Studies at Ohio University and the author of The Founding Fathers, Pop Culture, and Constitutional Law: Who's Your Daddy? and The New York Times on Gay and Lesbian Issues

Book Information

ISBN: 9780817356781
Publication date: 15th September 2011
Author: Austin Sarat
Publisher: The University of Alabama Press
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 232 pages
Categories: Law & society, Popular culture,

About Austin Sarat

Austin Sarat is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Jurisprudence and Political Science at Amherst College and Justice Hugo L. Black Visiting Senior Faculty Scholar at The University of Alabama School of Law. He is the author or editor of over seventy books on law and society, and he is the editor of the journals Law, Culture, and Humanities and Studies in Law, Politics, and Society. He also edits the book series Cultural Lives of Law at Stanford University Press. Contributors: Montre D. Carodine earned her J.D. from Tulane, where she was a member of the Tulane Law Review. ...

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