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Fun with Dick and Jane

Mayo Moran

in Rethinking the Reasonable Person: An Egalitarian Reconstruction of the Objective Standard

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199247820
eISBN:
9780191714788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247820.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Feminists and others suspect that there is something troubling about applying the reasonable person standard to women. A group of court cases that involves judging the reasonableness of the behaviour ... More


Relying on Luck

Neil Duxbury

in Random Justice: On Lotteries and Legal Decision-Making

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268253
eISBN:
9780191683466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268253.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Randomization rests at the heart of the Anglo-American jury system. Apart from jury selection, and leaving aside the fact that lotteries are often used for the purpose of raising state revenue, there ... More


The Rhetoric of the Real: Videotape as Evidence

Neal Feigenson and Christina Spiesel

in Law on Display: The Digital Transformation of Legal Persuasion and Judgment

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814727584
eISBN:
9780814728567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814727584.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter focuses on the use of videotape as evidence in the courtroom. More specifically, it examines pictures that are photographic and how the realism of documentary pictures is deployed in ... More


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