Representing justice : invention, controversy, and rights in city-states and democratic courtrooms /
- Publication info:
- New Haven : Yale University Press, c2011.
Osgoode Hall Law School Library
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- Representing justice : invention, controversy, and rights in city-states and democratic courtrooms / Judith Resnik and Dennis Curtis.
- Main Author:
- Resnik, Judith.
- Other Authors:
New Haven : Yale University Press, 2011
- Physical Description:
xvii, 668 p.,  p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 607-628) and indexes.
Table of Contents
- A 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
- A 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
- An iconography for democratic adjudication.