Studies in Law, Politics, and Society

Studies in Law, Politics, and Society

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Trials are well known as paradigmatic legal events. Some attract wide attention; others mostly escape notice. Indeed in the United States trials have recently become rare, with some scholars bemoaning the death of the trial. This issue of qStudies in Law, Politics and Societyq contains, along with two general interest articles, a symposium on the past, present, and future of the trial. It brings together the work of leading scholars to think about the nature, utility, and limits of trials. This work takes stock of the field, charts its progress, and points the way for its future development.The watch is, in fact, kept by conservative luminaries: organizations such as Campus Watch and the David Horowitz Freedom Center; publications such as The National Review (see, e.g., Washburn, 1988; National Review, 1990; Bowman, anbsp;...

Title:Studies in Law, Politics, and Society
Author:Austin Sarat
Publisher:Emerald Group Publishing - 2009


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