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Jurismania : the madness of American law

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
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.
New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1999
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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