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Law and magic : a collection of essays

Author: Christine Corcos
Publisher: Durham, N.C. : Carolina Academic Press, ©2010.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christine Corcos
ISBN: 9781594603556 1594603553
OCLC Number: 310097158
Description: xiii, 429 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Law and magic : an introduction out of a hat / Loren A. Smith --
It's in the cards : the law of Tarot (and other fortunes told) / Julie D. Cromer --
Rogues, vagabonds, and lunatics: how the right to listen cleared the future for fortunetellers / Craig Freeman and Stephen Banning --
Non-mainstream religions and the law / Pamela Edwards --
The effects of freedom of information laws on corruption and the quality of decision-making under U.S., E.U., and German freedom of information laws / Indra Spiecker genannt Döhmann --
"Ghostwriters" : spiritualists, copyright infringement, and rights of publicity / Christine A. Corcos --
Now you own it, now you don't: copyright and related rights in magic productions and performances / F. Jay Dougherty --
Secrets revealed : protecting magicians' intellectual property without law / Jacob Loshin --
Selling secrets : legal problems of the magic market / Florian Faust --
The magic of civil procedure / Frederick A. Brodie --
The case of the magician's assistant : McAfoos v. Canadian Pacific Steamships, Ltd / Robert M. Jarvis --
Magical realism / Jessie Allen --
The legal regulation and licensing of alchemy in late medieval England / Wendy J. Turner --
On death and magic: law, necromancy, and the great beyond / Eric J. Gouvin --
The type of possession is nine-tenths of the law: criminal responsibility for acts performed under the influence of hypnosis or bewitchment / Susan D. Rozelle --
"When you awake you will feel no remorse": stage hypnotism and the law / Garrett Epps --
Unsympathetic magic: charitable status and magical practice in the United Kingdom / Peter W. Edge --
Principled conjuring tails : a twenty-first century lawyer's view of the history of animals in magic / Rebekah Heiser Hanley --
Taking the rabbit out of the hat: let the animals disappear from magic acts / Lisa Johnson --
Hocus ipsa loquitur : the affinity between law and magic / Noel Marcovecchio --
Conjuring and the courtroom : all I needed to know about trying cases I learned by doing magic shows / Kenneth M. Trombly --
Smoke and mirrors : the escamoteur as an expert witness / Sydney Beckman --
Perspectives, mainly Scottish, on evidence and procedure in witchcraft trials / Richard Ramsey --
"Low connections" : some wisdom for the academic lawyer in a history of English magic / Marianne Wesson.
Responsibility: edited by Christine A. Corcos.


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