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Law stories

Author: Gary Bellow; Martha Minow
Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©1996.
Series: Law, meaning, and violence.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"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: Electronic books
Anecdotes
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Law stories.
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©1996
(DLC) 96016551
(OCoLC)34553503
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Bellow; Martha Minow
ISBN: 0472085190 9780472085194
OCLC Number: 637797560
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 233 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
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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Focusing on cases arising in public interest practices, authors Gary Bellow and Martha Minow gather a group of "stories"--first-person accounts of actual experiences of clients and lawyers in  Read more...

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