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The Resource Distorting the law : politics, media, and the litigation crisis, William Haltom and Michael McCann

Distorting the law : politics, media, and the litigation crisis, William Haltom and Michael McCann

Label
Distorting the law : politics, media, and the litigation crisis
Title
Distorting the law
Title remainder
politics, media, and the litigation crisis
Statement of responsibility
William Haltom and Michael McCann
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Haltom, William
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
KF380
LC item number
.H35 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
McCann, Michael J.
Series statement
The Chicago series in law and society
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Actions and defenses
  • Torts
  • Law in mass media
  • Law
  • Sociological jurisprudence
Label
Distorting the law : politics, media, and the litigation crisis, William Haltom and Michael McCann
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 347 pages
Isbn
9780226314631
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004001268
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
05-B10377
Label
Distorting the law : politics, media, and the litigation crisis, William Haltom and Michael McCann
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 347 pages
Isbn
9780226314631
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004001268
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
05-B10377

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