Law and Lies : Deception and Truth-Telling in the American Legal System

By: Sarat, AustinMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2015Description: 1 online resource (346 p.)ISBN: 9781316378977Subject(s): Deception -- United States | Fraud -- United States | Torts -- United States | Truthfulness and falsehood -- United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Law and Lies : Deception and Truth-Telling in the American Legal SystemDDC classification: 346.7303 LOC classification: KF1271 .L39 2015Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Half-title page; Title page; Copyright page; Dedication; Contents; Contributors; Acknowledgments; Law and Lies: An Introduction; 1 Where the Law Lies: Constitutional Fictions and Their Discontents; 2 The Artifice of Advocacy: Perjury and Participation in the American Adversary System; 3 Lies to Manipulate, Misappropriate, and Acquire Governmental Power; 4 Lies, Rape, and Statutory Rape; 5 Law and the Production of Deceit; Afterword: Law, Lies, and Law Schools; Index
Summary: This is the first book to thematically investigate lying in the American legal system.
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Cover; Half-title page; Title page; Copyright page; Dedication; Contents; Contributors; Acknowledgments; Law and Lies: An Introduction; 1 Where the Law Lies: Constitutional Fictions and Their Discontents; 2 The Artifice of Advocacy: Perjury and Participation in the American Adversary System; 3 Lies to Manipulate, Misappropriate, and Acquire Governmental Power; 4 Lies, Rape, and Statutory Rape; 5 Law and the Production of Deceit; Afterword: Law, Lies, and Law Schools; Index

This is the first book to thematically investigate lying in the American legal system.

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