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Imagining the judge: fragments of a study of judicial portraiture

Moran, Leslie J. (2010) Imagining the judge: fragments of a study of judicial portraiture. In: Modéer, K.A. and Sunnqvist, M. (eds.) Legal Staging: Visualisation, Medialisation, Ritualisation. Nordic Legal Communication through Language, Literature, Media, Art and Architecture. Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum Press. ISBN 9788763510622.

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Abstract

In Legal Staging a group of lawyers and legal historians has tried to identify the new Nordic legal map which is under construction. This volume is a collection of papers addressing legal staging, and most of the articles combine theoretical approaches to the visuality of law with practical experiences and effects. The texts show that law is so much more than law in action and law in books; law is also part of a visual culture. It contributes to that culture and is, in turn, analysed, maintained and criticised by that culture. At the same time, the cultural manifestations of law change the way we understand law and, thus, changes law itself.

Item Type: Book Section
School or Research Centre: Birkbeck Schools and Research Centres > School of Law
Depositing User: Administrator
Date Deposited: 25 Mar 2010 13:53
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2013 12:16
URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/948

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