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Distorting the Law: Politics, Media, and the Litigation Crisis

William Haltom and Michael McCann
Format
Book
Published
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c2004.
Language
English
Series
Chicago Series in Law and Society
ISBN
0226314634 (cloth : alk. paper), 0226314642 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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Table of contents
Contents
  • The social production of legal knowledge
  • Pop torts : tales of legal degeneration and moral regeneration
  • In retort : narratives versus numbers
  • ATLA shrugged : plaintiff's lawyers play defense
  • Full tort press : media coverage of civil litigation
  • Java jive : genealogy of a juridical icon
  • Smoke signals from the tobacco wars
  • Law through the looking glass of mass politics.
Description
xii, 347 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [307]-327) and index.
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