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Law stories

Author: Gary Bellow; Martha Minow
Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©1996.
Series: Law, meaning, and violence.
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"War Stories" is the phrase used by academic lawyers to disparage the ways practicing lawyers talk about their experiences. Still, much of what matters about law eludes most academic writings. Perhaps, as a consequence, legal scholarship is awash in new methodologies designed to illuminate how law shapes and is shaped by its enforcers, interpreters, and those it regulates.
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Law stories.
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c1996
(OCoLC)604584600
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Bellow; Martha Minow
ISBN: 0472107186 9780472107186
OCLC Number: 34553503
Description: viii, 233 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : Rita's case and other law stories / Gary Bellow and Martha Minow --
Welfare stories / Anthony V. Alfieri --
Maintaining the status quo : institutional obstacles in a child custody dispute / Lenora M. Lapidus --
"We are all we've got" : building a retiree movement in Youngstown, Ohio / Alice and Staughton Lynd --
What's wrong with these pictures? : the story of the Hammer Museum litigation / Nell Minow --
Public defender, public friend : searching for the "best interests" of juvenile offenders / Charles Ogletree --
On representing a victim of crime --
/ Abbe Smith --
Daily log of independent fieldwork / Lynne Weaver --
On the vision and practice of participation in Project Head Start / Lucie E. White --
Afterword : constancies and commonalities in this volume's law stories / Gary Bellow and Martha Minnow.
Series Title: Law, meaning, and violence.
Responsibility: edited by Gary Bellow and Martha Minow.
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