Persons And Masks Of The Law

Author: John Thomas Noonan
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520235236
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The stories of the litigations at three different periods of our history provide a powerful analysis of American law.

The Civil Rights Society

Author: Kristin Bumiller
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801845109
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Masks of the Victim The fiction created by the law is a performance in which
persons are represented by their "masks." The mask is a metaphor used to
describe the construction of identities in legal reasoning. John Noonan's
definition in Persons and Masks of the Law is "a legal construct suppressing the
humanity of a participant in the process."18 Noonan explains that masks of the
law are not the private constructions of judges, but "socially fashioned"
abstractions. Classifying human ...


Author: John Thomas Noonan
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520061545
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Traces the history of bribery from ancient Egypt to ABSCAM, examines changing perceptions of bribery, and discusses the legal, ethical and religious injunctions against bribes


Author: John T. Noonan, Jr.
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674070275
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Originally published in 1965, Contraception received unanimous acclaim from all quarters as the first thorough, scholarly, objective analysis of Catholic doctrine on birth control.

Narrowing The Nation S Power

Author: John T. Noonan Jr.
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520937666
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Narrowing the Nation's Power is the tale of how a cohesive majority of the Supreme Court has, in the last six years, cut back the power of Congress and enhanced the autonomy of the fifty states.

Hegel And Legal Theory

Author: Drucilla Cornell
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415901635
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Persons. and. Masks: The. Phenomenology. of. Spirit. and. its. Laws. Robert.
Bernasconi. The Phenomenology of Spirit1 has many laws. Most prominent are
the law of force in chapter three; the laws of thought, the laws of the heart, and
law as commandment in chapter five; the human and divine laws in the first part
of chapter six; and the moral law and the natural law in the final part of chapter six
. But is there a law to these laws? Is it possible to detect a law which governs
them all?

Professional And Personal Responsibilities Of The Lawyer

Author: John Thomas Noonan
Publisher: Foundation Press
ISBN: 9781599417684
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Controversies that have arisen concerning the ethics of government lawyers since the last edition of this book in 2001, including political influences on US attorneys, interrogation and trial of detainees in the war on terror, etc.

Legal Reasoning

Author: Martin P. Golding
Publisher: Broadview Press
ISBN: 9781551114224
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Perhaps the best way to get a "feel" for judicial psychology is oy reading
biographies of judges. G. E. White, The American Judicial Tradition (New York:
Oxford University Press, 1976), which provides profiles of a number of leading
American judges, has a bibliography that will direct students to the literature.
Accessible and controversial portraits of Justices Holmes and Cardozo are
presented in J. T. Noonan, Persons and Masks of the Law (New York: Farrar,
Straus and Giroux, 1976).

Rhetoric Cultural Studies And Literacy

Author: J. Frederick Reynolds
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136689656
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Hardwick Glenda Conway University of Louisville “Neglect of persons,” wrote
John T. Noonan in Persons and Masks of the Law, has “led to the worst sins for
which American law . . . [is] accountable” (vii). Although many progressive law
critics argue that the case opinions written by judges tend to dehumanize litigants
(see, for example, Irons and West), my own claim is that litigants actually are
rehumanized in opinions. Specifically, opinions give litigants character (or lack of
character, ...

Supreme Court Justice Joseph Story

Author: R. Kent Newmyer
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 0807864021
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John T. Noonan, Jr., Persons and Masks of the Law: Cardozo, Holmes, Jefferson,
and Wythe as Makers of the Masks (New York, 1976), p. 21. 88. 16 Peters 539 (
1842). 89. Paul Finkelman is good on the human side of the case: “Prigg v.
Pennsylvania and Northern State Courts: Anti-Slavery Use of a Pro-Slavery
Decision,” 25 Civil War History (March 1979): 5–35. 90. 16 Peters 62o. 91. 16
Peters 612. 92. 16 Peters 612, 615. McLean addressed the argument from Martin
directly and ...