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Jurismania : the madness of American law

Author: Paul F Campos
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author examines the "mania for more law" and concludes that the United States should come to "a humbling recognition of the limits of reason and a much more modest role for our legal system."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Campos, Paul F.
Jurismania.
New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1999
(OCoLC)42407286
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul F Campos
ISBN: 9780198026747 0198026749 9786610655083 6610655081 0195351371 9780195351378
OCLC Number: 435912170
Notes: Originally published: 1998.
Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 198 pages)
Responsibility: Paul F. Campos.
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This text argues that the American worship of law and legality can become so pathological it resembles a type of legal madness, or "Jurismania". It looks at law in American society, and concludes  Read more...

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Jurismania provides a sharp reminder that the law cannot solve all problems, and serves up a chilling vision of a demented world in which regulation is all-pervasive and where respect for the law is Read more...

 
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