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Law lit : from Atticus Finch to The practice : a collection of great writing about the law

Law lit : from Atticus Finch to The practice : a collection of great writing about the law

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Edition Details

  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): New York (State)
  • Publication Information: New York : New Press : Distributed by W.W. Norton, 2007
  • Publication Type (Medium): Literary collections
  • Material: Internet resource
  • Type: Book, Internet Resource
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.org.uk/law-lit-from-atticus-finch-to-the-practice-a-collection-of-great-writing-about-the-law/ (Stable identifier)

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XVI, 296 pages ; 24 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Law lit : from Atticus Finch to The practice : a collection of great writing about the law is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: New PressDistributed by W.W. Norton
  • Responsable Person: edited by Thane Rosenbaum.
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Country/State: New York (State)
  • Number of Editions: 3 editions
  • First edition Date: 2007
  • Last edition Date: 2007
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD632.B577
  • Dewey Code: 808.803554
  • ISBN: 9781595581945 1595581944
  • OCLC: 137324996

Main Contents

From To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
From Presumed Innocent by Scott Turow
From The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson by Mark Twain
From Native Son by Richard Wright
From The Nature of the Judicial Process by Benjamin N. Cardozo
From The Verdict by David Mamet
From A Time to Kill by Akiva Goldsman (based on the novel by John Grisham)
From Opinion from Schmidt v. United States by Judge Learned Hand
From J'accuse by E?mile Zola
From A Vendetta by Guy de Maupassant
From The Cask of Amontilado by Edgar Allan Poe
From The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
From The Trial by Franz Kafka
From Civil Disobedience by Henry David Thoreau
From The Grande Lettre by Marquis de Sade
From The Book of Daniel by E.L. Doctorow
From Letter from a Birmingham Jail by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
From The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
From Intruder in the Dust by William Faulkner
From The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
From The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand
From Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
From Hurricane by Bob Dylan
From Folsom Prison Blues by Johnny Cash
From Discipline & Punish : The Birth of the Prison by Michel Foucault
From Native Son by Richard Wright
From The Stranger by Albert Camus
From Billy Budd, Sailor by Herman Melville
From The Book of Daniel by E.L. Doctorow
From An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser
From Lucky by Alice Sebold
From Bleak House by Charles Dickens
From Bartleby the Scrivner by Herman Melville
From The Practice by David E. Kelley
From One L by Scott Turow
From Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
From The Floating Opera by John Barth
From The Lawyers Know Too Much by Carl Sandburg
From A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen
From The Self-Seeker by Robert Frost
From The Death of Ivan Ilyich by Leo Tolstoy
From Bleak House by Charles Dickens
From The Sweet Hereafter by Russell Banks
From Presumed Innocent by Scott Turow
From After Twenty Years by O. Henry
From The Hidden Law by W.H. Auden
From The Lawyers' Ways by Paul Laurence Dunbar
From The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare
From A Few Good Men by Aaron Sorkin
From A Jury of Her Peers by Susan Glaspell
From Thank You, Ma'am by Langston Hughes
From A Civil Action by Jonathan Harr
From An Apology by Bernard Malamud
From The Hills Beyond by Thomas Wolfe
From The Book of Daniel by E.L. Doctorow
From The Brothers Karamazov by Fedor Dostoyevsky
From Oedipus, the King by Sophocles
From Inherit the Wind by Jerome Lawrence and Robert Edwin Lee.

Table of Contents

Contents
Author's Note
Introduction
Part I: The Law Elevated
From To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
From Presumed Innocent by Scott Turow
From The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson by Mark Twain
From Native Son by Richard Wright
From The Nature of the Judicial Process by Benjamin N. Cardozo
From The Verdict by David Mamet
From A Time to Kill by Akiva Goldsman (based on the novel by John
Grisham)
From Opinion from Schmidt v. United States by Judge Learned Hand
From J'accuse by ¿mile Zola
Part II: Lawless Law
From A Vendetta by Guy de Maupassant
From The Cask of Amontilado by Edgar Allan Poe
From The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
Part III: The Law and Liberty
From The Trial by Franz Kafka
From Civil Disobedience by Henry David Thoreau
From The Grande Lettre by Marquis de Sade
From The Book of Daniel by E.L. Doctorow
From Letter from a Birmingham Jail by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
From The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
From Intruder in the Dust by William Faulkner
From The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
From The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand
Part IV: The Law Made Low
From Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
From Hurricane by Bob Dylan
From Folsom Prison Blues by Johnny Cash
From Discipline &amp
Punish: The Birth of the Prison by Michel
Foucault
From Native Son by Richard Wright
From The Stranger by Albert Camus
From Billy Budd Sailor by Herman Melville
From The Book of Daniel by E.L. Doctorow
From An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser
From Lucky by Alice Sebold
Part V: The Law Laborious
From Bleak House by Charles Dickens
From Bartleby the Scrivner by Herman Melville
From The Practice by David E. Kelley
From One L by Scott Turow
From Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
From The Floating Opera by John Barth
Part VI: The Lawyer as Lout
From The Lawyers Know Too Much by Carl Sandburg
From A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen
From The Self-Seeker by Robert Frost
From The Death of Ivan Ilyich by Leo Tolstoy
From Bleak House by Charles Dickens
From The Sweet Hereafter by Russell Banks
Part VII: The Law and the Loophole
From Presumed Innocent by Scott Turow
From After Twenty Years by O. Henry
From The Hidden Law by W.H. Auden
From The Lawyers' Ways by Paul Laurence Dunbar
From The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare
From A Few Good Men by Aaron Sorkin
Part VIII: Layman's Law
From A Jury of Her Peers by Susan Glaspell
From Thank You, Ma'am by Langston Hughes
From A Civil Action by Jonathan Harr
From An Apology by Bernard Malamud
Part IX: The Law and Longing
From The Hills Beyond by Thomas Wolfe
From The Book of Daniel by E.L. Doctorow
From The Brothers Karamazov by Fedor Dostoyevsky
From Oedipus, the King by Sophocles
From Inherit the Wind by Jerome Lawrence and Robert Edwin Lee

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