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Author Resnik, Judith

Title Representing justice : invention, controversy, and rights in city-states and democratic courtrooms / Judith Resnik and Dennis Curtis

Publ Info New Haven : Yale University Press, [2011]
 RI Law-Prov. Loan  LOAN K2100 .R476 2011    AVAILABLE  LOAN COLLECTION
 RWU Main Library  K2100 .R476 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  K2100 .R476 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xvii, 1 unnumbered page, 668 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (come color) ; 29 cm
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Series Yale Law Library series in legal history and reference
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 607-628) and indexes
Contents Remnant of the Renaissance : the transnational iconography of justice -- Civic space, the public square, and good governance -- Obedience : the judge as the loyal servant of the state -- Of eyes and ostriches -- Why eyes? : color, blindness, and impartiality -- Representations and abstractions : identity, politics, and rights -- From seventeenth-century town halls to twentieth-century courts -- Building and litigation boom in twentieth-century federal courts -- Late twentieth-century United States courts : monumentality, security, and eclectic imagery -- Monuments to the present and museums of the past: national courts (and prisons) -- Constructing regional rights -- Multi-jurisdictional premises : from peace to crimes -- From "rites" to "rights" -- Courts: in and out of sight, site, and cite -- Iconography for democratic adjudication
LC subject Justice, Administration of
Add Author Curtis, Dennis E. (Dennis Edward), 1933-
ISBN 9780300110968 (hbk.)
0300110960 (hbk.)