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Call # PN1995.9.J8 I53 2011
Title Imagining legality : where law meets popular culture / edited by Austin Sarat
Imprint Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, c2011
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Descript. viii, 234 p. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Law in motion pictures
Law on television
Popular culture -- United States
Law -- Social aspects -- United States
Alt Author Sarat, Austin
Mezey, Naomi
OCLC # 706465664
Table of Contents
 What Popular Culture Does For, and To, Law: An Introduction / Austin Sarat1
1.Trust Us Justice: 24, Popular Culture, and the Law / Desmond Manderson22
 Commentary: Trust Is Something You've Gotta Earn, and It Takes Time / Montre D. Carodine53
2.Law's Visual Afterlife: Violence, Popular Culture, and Translation Theory / Naomi Mezey65
 Commentary: Flash of Justice / Alan L. Durham100
3.Law's Screen Life: Criminal Predators and What to Do about Them: Popular Imperatives from Screen-Based Reality / Richard K. Sherwin107
 Commentary: Upsides of the American Trial's "Anticonfluential" Nature: Notes on Richard K. Sherwin, David Foster Wallace, and James O. Incandenza / Michael S. Pardo133
4.Real Justice: Law and Order on Reality Television / Laurie Ouellette152
 Commentary: Race and Real Justice / Grace Soyon Lee177
5.Responsibilities of the Cyranoid Citizen / Anna McCarthy185
 Commentary: Building a Better Mouthpiece / David E. Patton211
 List of Contributors221