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The myth of moral justice : why our legal system fails to do what's right

The myth of moral justice : why our legal system fails to do what's right

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  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Thane Rosenbaum
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): New York (State)
  • Publication Information: New York : HarperCollins, ©2004
  • Type: Book
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.us/the-myth-of-moral-justice-why-our-legal-system-fails-to-do-what-s-right/ (Stable identifier)

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IX, 354 pages ; 24 cm

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: HarperCollins
  • Responsable Person: Thane Rosenbaum.
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Copyright Date: 2004
  • Location: New York
  • Country/State: New York (State)
  • Number of Editions: 6 editions
  • First edition Date: 2004
  • Last edition Date: 2014
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KF8700
  • Dewey Code: 340.11
  • ISBN: 0060188162 9780060188160
  • OCLC: 53252597

Main Contents

Doing the right thing: the split between the moral and the legal
A new paradigm of moral justice
Pound of flesh
Story as remedy
The various faces of grief
Aborted trials and lying under the law
The best-kept secrets of zealous advocates
Forbidden emotions in a world out of order
Judges who feign not having feelings
Apology as moral antidote to the legal disease
Apologies in practice
Restoration or revenge
Repair in practice
The non-duty to rescue under American law
Rescue as moral imperative
The law's preference for the body over the soul
Frustrated lawyers and the public's discontent
The artist and the law.

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