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Narrative and Drama in the American Trial (English version)

Robert P. Burns ()
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Robert P. Burns: Northwestern University School of Law, 375 E. Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611, United States

Postmodern Openings, 2012, vol. 8, pages 101-113

Abstract: This short essay summarizes an understanding of the trial as a medium in which law is realized or actualized, rather than imposed or enforced. It suggests that we should pay close attention to the actual practices that prevail at trial, its “consciously structured hybrid” of languages and practices, if we want to understand the nature of law.

Keywords: property relations between spouses, matrimonial property regime, legal matrimonial regime; separation of property regime, conventional community regime. (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: A23 Z11 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2012
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