Definition and Discussion of Law and Literature
Jeanne Gaakeer, Professor, Erasmus University,
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On the wider topic of the
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curriculum see for example
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Law and Literature, 27 Mosaic 1 (December 1994).
For General Reading
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& the Arts 587 (1990).
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and Literature, 16 Law Student Helper 43 (1908).
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Becker, John E.,
Law, the Prophets, and Wisdom: On the Functions of Literature, 37 College English
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Birkett, L. J.,
Literature: The Equipment of the Lawyer, 36 American Bar Association Journal
Blair, Duncan B.,
for Lawyers: A New Approach to an Old Subject, 53 Alabama Lawyer 271 (July
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Lessons in Law From Literature: A Look at the Movement and a Peer at Her Jury, 39 Catholic
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Campbell, Allan R.,
Law as Treated in Fiction, 14 Green Bag 364 (1902); 113 Law Times 415
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Foster, Teree E.,
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of Legal Education 133 (1993).
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