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    Memoirs of the plague: lawfare

    Guardiola-Rivera, Oscar (2022) Memoirs of the plague: lawfare. Law and Critique 32 (1), pp. 139-146. ISSN 0957-8536.

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    This is an entry into a collective journal of the twenty-first century years of plague. It introduces the notion of ‘lawfare’ by way of the contemporary case concerning Lula da Silva and Brazil’s fall from grace. The latter is presented as an instance of violence in the international context, the managerial attitude to global disasters and, indeed, a plague. It chronicles the social struggles around the case and on that basis builds a somewhat playful manifesto for a new relationship between legal scholarship, the law school and the imaginary of permanent catastrophe and plague.


    Item Type: Article
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): Lawfare, public secret, cleansing, digital colonialism, jurisdictional accumulation, stranger kin, principled alliances.
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Business and Law > Birkbeck Law School
    Research Centres and Institutes: Law and the Humanities, Centre for
    Depositing User: Oscar Guardiola-Rivera
    Date Deposited: 17 Jun 2021 11:00
    Last Modified: 02 Aug 2023 18:10


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