Law and performance / edited by Austin Sarat, Lawrence Douglas, Martha Merrill Umphrey.

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Sarat, Austin (Editor), Douglas, Lawrence (Editor), Umphrey, Martha Merrill (Editor)
Format: Book
Published: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, [2018]
Series:Amherst series in law, jurisprudence, and social thought.
Table of Contents:
  • Law and/as performance / Martha Merrill Umphrey, Austin Sarat, and Lawrence Douglas
  • Penitentiary performances : spectators, affecting scenes, and terrible apparitions in the nineteenth-century model prison / Julie Stone Peters
  • "This is a trial, not a performance!" : staging the time of the law / Ryan Hartigan
  • Reenactability / Ann Pellegrini and Karen Shimakawa
  • Statements before and after arrests : performing at Law's Edge in Apartheid South Africa / Catherine M. Cole
  • Freedom with silence : cryptoanalytics and the differend in the afterlives of legal things / Lara D. Nielsen
  • Twelve notes on Ferguson : black performance and police power / Joshua Chambers-Letson.