Law in the Courts of Love: Literature and Other Minor Jurisprudences


In the wake of current criticisms of the legal profession; its arcane language, absurd pomposity, emotional eptitude and crude justice, Peter Goodrich presents us with a radical alternative vision of the law. By examining the diversity of past legal systems, including the 15th century Courts of Love, he offers up the possibility of a humane system which is capable of accommodating the individual.

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Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 1996