Law And The Modern Mind

Author: Susanna L. Blumenthal
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674495535
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Susanna Blumenthal traces this litigation, revealing how ideas of human consciousness, agency, and responsibility have shaped American jurisprudence as judges struggled to reconcile Enlightenment rationality with new sciences of the mind.

Law And The Modern Mind

Author: Susanna L. Blumenthal
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ISBN: 9780674048935
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Susanna Blumenthal traces this litigation, revealing how ideas of human consciousness, agency, and responsibility have shaped American jurisprudence as judges struggled to reconcile Enlightenment rationality with new sciences of the mind.

Law And The Modern Mind

Author: Jerome Frank
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351509551
Size: 80.35 MB
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" In the generations since, its influence has grown-today it is accepted as a classic of general jurisprudence.The work is a bold and persuasive attack on the delusion that the law is a bastion of predictable and logical action.

Freedom And Criminal Responsibility In American Legal Thought

Author: Thomas Andrew Green
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1316060497
Size: 23.91 MB
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As the first full-length study of twentieth-century American legal academics wrestling with the problem of free will versus determinism in the context of criminal responsibility, this book deals with one of the most fundamental problems in ...

Impassioned Jurisprudence

Author: Nancy E. Johnson
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1611486769
Size: 44.63 MB
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In this volume of essays, scholars of the interdisciplinary field of law and literature write about the role of emotion in English law and legal theory in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.

Creating Legal Worlds

Author: Greig Henderson
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 1442624515
Size: 53.93 MB
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Drawing on the work of the law and literature movement, Creating Legal Worlds is a convincing argument for paying close attention to the role of story and style in the creation of judicial decisions.

Making The Modern Criminal Law

Author: Lindsay Farmer
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199568642
Size: 14.59 MB
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The Criminalization series arose from an interdisciplinary investigation into criminalization, focussing on the principles that might guide decisions about what kinds of conduct should be criminalized, and the forms that criminalization ...

Engines Of Truth

Author: Wendie Ellen Schneider
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300125666
Size: 61.94 MB
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Drawing on a broad array of archival research, Wendie Schneider chronicles this period of experimentation and how its innovations-particularly cross-examination-shaped contemporary trial procedure.

Laboratories Of Virtue

Author: Michael Meranze
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 9780807822777
Size: 21.14 MB
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Laboratories of Virtue investigates the complex and contested relationship between penal reform and liberalism in early America.

Engines Of Liberty

Author: David Cole
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0465098517
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In Engines of Liberty, the esteemed legal scholar David Cole argues that we all have a part to play in the grand civic dramas of our era--and in a revised introduction and conclusion, he proposes specific tactics for fighting Donald Trump's ...