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Badfellas: Movie Psychos, Popular Culture, and Law

Nicole Rafter

in Law and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199272235
eISBN:
9780191699603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272235.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter proposes the recognition of a new film genre called psychopath movies and suggests that this genre can profitably be included in the larger grouping of law films. Psychopaths provide ... More


The Double Meaning of Law: Does it Matter if Film Lawyers are Unethical?

Greenfield Steve and Guy Osborn

in Law and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199272235
eISBN:
9780191699603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272235.003.0035
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines the role and function of ethical issues in law films and suggests why this is often so important. It determines the ethical norms that exist and the extent to which lawyers are ... More


Introduction

Carolina Rocha

in Argentine Cinema and National Identity (1966-1976)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940544
eISBN:
9781786944955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940544.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The introduction discusses Argentine cinema’s central role in Argentine cultural life during the 1966-1976 period despite a highly volatile political background. I examine the creation of the cinema ... More


Procedural Unfairness in Real and Film Trials: Why do Audiences Understand Stories Placed in Foreign Legal Systems?

Stefan Machura

in Law and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199272235
eISBN:
9780191699603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272235.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter analyses procedural unfairness in trials in real life and in motion pictures. It aims to explain why law films from one country are usually sufficiently understood by audience almost ... More


Dystopian Narratives and Legal Imagination: Tales of Noir Cities and Dark Law

Shulamit Almog

in Law and the Utopian Imagination

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804790819
eISBN:
9780804791861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804790819.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter focuses on two cinematic narratives: Jean-Luc Godard's Alphaville (1965) and Ridley Scot's Blade Runner (1982). Both films relate to dystopias generated by human decision-making, reveal ... More


Narrative Determination and the Figure of the Judge

David A Black

in Law and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199272235
eISBN:
9780191699603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272235.003.0037
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter explores the significance of the judge in law films. It explains that the judge in law films functions both as a determiner of narrative and a narrative determinee, both the wielder and ... More


What Movies Can Teach Law Students

John Denvir

in Law and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199272235
eISBN:
9780191699603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272235.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter looks at what motion pictures can teach law students. It argues that contrary to the conventional wisdom, motion pictures give law students a positive image of the law. It explains that ... More


Conclusion

Carolina Rocha

in Argentine Cinema and National Identity (1966-1976)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940544
eISBN:
9781786944955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940544.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

I summarize the challenges of post-Peronists governments— mostly military authorities—to shape national cultural while also attempting to modernize the country. I showed that cinema was understood as ... More


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