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Minding the Law

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In this remarkable collaboration, one of the nation's leading civil rights lawyers joins forces with one of the world's foremost cultural psychologists to put American constitutional law into an American cultural context. By close readings of key Supreme Court opinions, they show how storytelling tactics and deeply rooted mythic structures shape the Court's decisions about ...more
Paperback, 468 pages
Published April 30th 2002 by Harvard University Press (first published September 25th 2000)
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Seth
May 05, 2007 Seth rated it it was amazing
It turns out that if you take two of the smartest people in the world and have them write a book together that combines insights from their respective legal and psychology backgrounds, then you end up with one of the more interesting and insightful analyses of American constitutional law.
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Feb 03, 2011 Martha rated it it was amazing
Extraordinary for people working in history, librarianship, law or politics
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If you like narratology, you might like this book. I don't, so I didn't.
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