Representing justice : invention, controversy, and rights in city-states and democratic courtrooms / Judith Resnik and Dennis Curtis
- Yale Law Library series in legal history and reference
- A remnant of the Renaissance : the transnational iconography of justice -- Civic space, the public square, and good governance -- Obedience : the judge as the loyal servant of the state -- Of eyes and ostriches -- Why eyes? : color, blindness, and impartiality -- Representations and abstractions : identity, politics, and rights -- From seventeenth-century town halls to twentieth-century courts -- A building and litigation boom in Twentieth-Century federal courts -- Late Twentieth-Century United States courts : monumentality, security, and eclectic imagery -- Monuments to the present and museums of the past : national courts (and prisons) -- Constructing regional rights -- Multi-jurisdictional premises : from peace to crimes -- From "rites" to "rights" -- Courts : in and out of sight, site, and cite -- An iconography for democratic adjudication.
- 9780300110968 (hbk. : alk. paper) and 0300110960 (hbk. : alk. paper)
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- Includes bibliographical references (pages 607-628) and indexes.
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