Lyrics in the Law (Heftet)

Music's Influence on America's Courts


Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2021
Antall sider: 382
Forlag: Lexington Books
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781498594882
Omtale Lyrics in the Law
In addition to citing case law, Judges have traditionally used recognized legal maxims or treatise citations to support their rulings. But today's judiciary is becoming more apt to use pop culture, modern music, as well as humor in their decisions. This book gives examples of how songs and their lyrics have influenced judges, provided themes for their decisions, and helped make existing law more accessible to lay persons. Mark W. Klingensmith examines the clever ways judges have used them to enhance their judicial writings and how modern day musical lyrics that have effectively become recognized legal maxims by the courts.

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