By Greig Henderson
A criminal judgment is before everything a narrative, a story of evidence concerning the events to the case. Creating felony Worlds is a examine of ways that narrative operates, and the way rhetoric, tale, and elegance functionality as vital parts of any criminal argument.
Through cautious analyses of outstanding instances from Canada, the U.S., and the uk, Greig Henderson analyses how the rhetoric of storytelling usually incorporates as a lot argumentative weight inside a judgement because the good judgment of felony differences. via their narrative offerings, Henderson argues, judges create a normative universe – the realm of correct and flawed in which they make their decisions – and style their very own judicial self-images. Drawing at the paintings of the legislations and literature stream, Creating criminal Worlds is a powerful argument for paying shut consciousness to the function of tale and magnificence within the production of judicial decisions.
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Creating Legal Worlds: Story and Style in a Culture of Argument by Greig Henderson