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Interpreting Law and Literature

Sanford Levinson

Interpreting Law and Literature

A Hermeneutic Reader

by Sanford Levinson

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Published by Northwestern University Press .
Written in English

  • Theory Of Literature,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • Law (Specific Aspects),
  • Literary Criticism,
  • United States,
  • Civil Procedure,
  • Literary theory,
  • Constitutional law,
  • Hermeneutics,
  • Law and literature

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsSteven Mailloux (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    Number of Pages502
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7979085M
    ISBN 100810107708
    ISBN 109780810107700

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    Course Summary English Analyzing and Interpreting Literature has been evaluated and recommended for 3 semester hours and may be transferred to over 2, colleges and universities. The third area focuses on law and literature. It compares and contrasts the analytical tools each discipline employs when interpreting a particular text, whether it be a constitution, a statute, a judicial precedent, or a work of literature. Further readings. Cardozo, Benjamin N. "Law and Literature." Yale Law Review Fischer, John.

      An Introduction to Court Interpreting has been carefully designed to be comprehensive, accessible and globally applicable. Starting with the history of the profession and covering the key topics from the role of the interpreter in the judiciary setting to ethical principles and techniques of interpreting, this text has been thoroughly by: Reading and interpreting literature, then, nourishes us with a sense of the complexity of life's deepest mysteries-- love, hate, death, conflicts between the individual and society, and so on--so that when we approach these problems we do so with greater self-awareness and greater tolerance for the views of .

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