Distorting The Law

Author: William Haltom
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226314693
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Distorting the Law lays bare how media coverage has sensationalized lawsuits and sympathetically portrayed corporate interests, supporting big business and reinforcing negative stereotypes of law practices.

Studies In Law Politics And Society

Author: Austin Sarat
Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing
ISBN: 1848559313
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New York: Routledge. Haltom, W., & McCann, M. (2004). Distorting the law:
Politics, media, and the litigation crisis. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
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Cambridge, UK, New York: Cambridge University Press. Jenness, V. (1999).
Managing differences and making legislation: Social movements and the
racialization, sexualization, and gendering of federal hate crime law in the U S,
1985–1998. Social Problems ...

The Blackwell Companion To Law And Society

Author: Austin Sarat
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 047069291X
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She is a Fellow of the British Academy and was in 2001 and 2003 visiting
member of the Global Law Faculty at New York University. Michael McCann is
the Gordon Hirabayashi Professor for the Advancement of Citizenship at the
University of Washington. He is author of Rights at Work: Pay Equity Reform and
the Politics of Legal Mobilization (1994) and coauthor of Distorting the Law:
Politics, Mass Media, and the Litigation Crisis (2004). He is currently working on
a series of projects ...

Law Society And History

Author: Robert W. Gordon
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139498126
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Privatizing Risk without Privatizing the Welfare State: The Hidden Politics of
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The Oxford Handbook Of State And Local Government

Author: Donald P. Haider-Markel
Publisher: OUP Oxford
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New Directions In Judicial Politics

Author: Kevin T. McGuire
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136650024
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He has served as founding director of the Law, Societies, and Justice program
and as chair of the Political Science department. He is the author of Rights at
Work: Pay Equity Reform and the Politics ofLegal Mobilization (Chicago, 1994)
and (with William Haltom) Distorting the Law: Politics, Media, and the Litigation
Crisis (Chicago, 2004). Professor mcCann is also editor and lead author for Law
and Social Movements (dartmouth/Ashgate, 2006); and co-editor, with david
Engel, of Fault ...

Law And Justice On The Small Screen

Author: Peter Robson
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1847319947
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He served as founding Director of the Law, Societies, and Justice programme for
over a decade and was formerly a chair of the Political Science Department. He
is the author of Rights at Work: Pay Equity Reform and the Politics of Legal
Mobilization (Chicago, 1994) and (with William Haltom) Distorting the Law:
Politics, Media, and the Litigation Crisis (Chicago, 2004). McCann is also editor
and lead author for Law and Social Movements (Dartmouth/Ashgate, 2006); and
coeditor, with ...

Damages And Compensation Culture

Author: Eoin Quill
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1509902058
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Think of an Elephant: Know Your Values and Frame the Debate (Vermont,
Chelsea Green Publishing, 2004). For discussion of how tort reformers stacked
the debate against plaintiffs in the US, see: W Haltom and M McCann, Distorting
the Law: Politics, Media, and the Litigation Crisis (Chicago IL, University of
Chicago Press, ...

Law And Society

Author: Steven Vago
Publisher: Pearson College Division
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Tort Law And The Legislature

Author: T T Arvind
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1782250557
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