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  1. Law and the Utopian Imagination
    Law and the Utopian Imagination seeks to explore and resuscitate the notion of utopianism within current legal discourse. The idea of utopia has fascinated the imaginations of important thinkers for ages. And yet—who writes... Learn More
    Published: 21st May 2014
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  2. Law and War
    Law and War explores the cultural, historical, spatial, and theoretical dimensions of the relationship between law and war—a connection that has long vexed the jurisprudential imagination. Historically the term "war... Learn More
    Published: 8th January 2014
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  3. The Secrets of Law
    The Secrets of Law explores the ways law both traffics in and regulates secrecy. Taking a close look at the opacity built into legal and governance processes, it explores the ways law produces zones of secrecy, the relation between... Learn More
    Published: 31st October 2012
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  4. Imagining New Legalities
    Imagining New Legalities reminds us that examining the right to privacy and the public/private distinction is an important way of mapping the forms and limits of power that can legitimately be exercised by collective bodies over... Learn More
    Published: 14th March 2012
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  5. Law as Punishment / Law as Regulation
    Law depends on various modes of classification. How an act or a person is classified may be crucial in determining the rights obtained, the procedures employed, and what understandings get attached to the act or person. Critiques... Learn More
    Published: 29th August 2011
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  6. Law without Nations
    The possibility of law in the absence of a nation would seem to strip law from its source of meaning and value. At the same time, law divorced from nations would clear the ground for a cosmopolitan vision in which the prejudices... Learn More
    Published: 10th December 2010
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  7. Law and the Stranger
    Law calls communities into being and constitutes the "we" it governs. This act of defining produces an outside as well as an inside, a border whose crossing is guarded, maintaining the identity, coherence, and integrity... Learn More
    Published: 6th July 2010
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  8. Law and Catastrophe
    The study of catastrophe is a growth industry. Today, cosmologists scan the heavens for asteroids of the kind that smashed into earth some ninety million years ago, leading to the swift extinction of the dinosaurs. Climatologists... Learn More
    Published: 18th June 2007
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  9. Law and the Sacred
    The specter of the sacred always haunts the law, even in the most resolute of contemporary secular democracies. Indeed, the more one considers the question of the relation between law and the sacred, the more it appears that... Learn More
    Published: 9th November 2006
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  10. How Law Knows

    How Law Knows

    Edited by Austin Sarat and Lawrence Douglas, Written by Martha Umphrey

    Series The Amherst Series in Law, Jurisprudence

    Stanford University Press

    When citizens think about law's ways of knowing and about how legal officials gather information, assess factual claims, and judge people and situations, they are often confused by the seemingly arcane and constrained quality... Learn More
    Published: 8th November 2006
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  11. The Limits of Law
    This collection brings together well-established scholars to examine the limits of law, a topic that has been of broad interest since the events of 9/11 and the responses of U.S. law and policy to those events. The limiting conditions... Learn More
    Published: 12th July 2005
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  12. Law on the Screen
    The proliferation of images of law, legal processes, and officials on television and in film is a phenomenon of enormous significance. Mass-mediated images are as powerful, pervasive, and important as are other early twenty-first-century... Learn More
    Published: 29th March 2005
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