Wagner, Anne

Law, Culture and Visual Studies

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Table of contents

Part I. Introducing Visual Legal Studies

1. Devising Law: On the Philosophy of Legal Emblems
Peter Goodrich

2. Law and Image: Towards a Theory of Nomograms
Paolo Heritier

3. The Book as Authoritative Sign in Seventeenth-Century England: A Review Through the Lens of Holistic Media Theory
Paul Douglas Callister

4. Representing Sovereignty in Renaissance England: Pictorial Metaphors and the Visibility of Law
Cristina Costantini, Lucia Morra

5. Visual Common Sense
Neal Feigenson

6. The Photographic Image: Truth or Sign?
Ira Torresi

7. Visualization Between Fictitious Law and Factual Behaviour: A Pragmatic-Institutional Analysis
Hanneke Schooten

Part II. Visualizing Legal Scholarship

8. The First Amendment and the Second Commandment
Amy Adler

9. The Semiotics of Film in US Supreme Court Cases
Jessica Silbey, Meghan Hayes Slack

10. Looking Again at Photographs and Privacy: Theoretical Perspectives on Law’s Treatment of Photographs as Invasions of Privacy
David Rolph

11. Drawing Attention: Art, Pornography, Ethnosemiotics and Law
Alec McHoul, Tracey Summerfield

12. What’s Wrong with Pink Pearls and Cornrow Braids? Employee Dress Codes and the Semiotic Performance of Race and Gender in the Workplace
Janet Ainsworth

13. Semiotic Interpretation in Trademark Law: The Empirical Study of Commercial Meanings in American English of {▀▄▀▄▀▄▀▄▀▄▀▄▀▄▀▄} “Checkered Pattern”
Ronald R. Butters

14. A Multimodal Social Semiotic Approach to Shape in the Forensic Analysis of Trademarks
Christian Mosbæk Johannessen

15. French Commemorative Postage Stamps as a Means of Legal Culture and Memory
Anne Wagner, Malik Bozzo-Rey

16. The Criminal Trial as Theater: The Semiotic Power of the Image
Denis J. Brion

Part III. Law and Iconic Art

Do You See What I See? Iconic Art and Culture and the Judicial Eye in Australian Law
Marett Leiboff

18. The Iconography of the Giving of the Law: A Semiotic Overview
Massimo Leone

19. Daumier and Replacing the King’s Body
Oliver Watts

20. Law, Code, and Governance in Prophetic Painting: Notes on the Emergence of Early, High, and Late Modern Forms of Life and Governance
Ronnie Lippens

Part IV. Visualizing Law in Indigenous or Folk Loric Culture

21. Signs at Odds? The Semiotics of Law, Legitimacy, and Authenticity in Tribal Contexts
Renee Ann Cramer

22. Emblem of Folk Legality: Semiotic Prosecution and the American Bald Eagle
Sarah Marusek

Part V. Visualizing Law’s Topography

23. Constructing Courts: Architecture, the Ideology of Judging, and the Public Sphere
Judith Resnik, Dennis Curtis, Allison Tait

24. Saying the Saffu and Beating the Law: The Changing Role of Sacred Sites in the Oromo Politico-Juridical System
Pekka Virtanen

25. The Mandala State in Pre-British Sri Lanka: The Cosmographical Terrain of Contested Sovereignty in the Theravada Buddhism Tradition
Roshan Silva Wijeyeratne

26. Linguistic Landscape, Law and Reflexive Modernity
Christopher Mark Hutton

27. Visual Art in American Courthouses
James R. Fox

Part VI. Visual Technologies of Law

28. Mediating Disputes with Digital Media
Maurizio Gotti, Larissa D’Angelo

29. The Alleged Liveness of “Live”: Legal Visuality, Biometric Liveness Testing and the Metaphysics of Presence
Joseph Pugliese

30. Visual Legal Commentary
Karen Petroski

31. The Invisible Court: The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court and Its Depiction on Government Websites
Pamela Hobbs

Part VII. Law and Popular Visual Media: “Case Studies”

32. Seeking Truth and Telling Stories in Cinema and the Courtroom: Reversal of Fortune’s Reflexive Critique
Cynthia Lucia

33. Hollywood’s Hero-Lawyer: A Liminal Character and Champion of Equal Liberty
Orit Kamir

34. The Representation of Law on Film: Mr. Deeds and Adam’s Rib Go to Court
Wim Staat

35. Justice for the Disabled: Crime Films on Punishment and the Human Rights of People with Learning Disabilities
Majid Yar, Nicole Rafter

36. ‘Make Enough Money, Everything Else Will Follow’: Litigation and the Signification of Happiness in Popular Culture
Jason Bainbridge

37. Trial by Ordeal: CSI and the Rule of Law
Christina O. Spiesel

38. The Visibly Offensive Offender: A Semiotic Phenomenology of an Execution
Jody Lynée Madeira

39. A Tale of Many Newspapers: Perversion, Criminality, and Scopophilia in the Edison Chen Scandal
Marco Wan, Janny Leung

Part VIII. Law and Popular Visual Media: In Theory

40. Make ‘em Laugh: Images of Law in Eighteenth Century Popular Culture
Mary Hemmings

Judge Dredd: Dreaming of Instant Justice
Alexander V. Kozin

42. Oil and Water Do Not Mix: Constitutional Law and American Popular Culture
David Ray Papke

43. Where There Is No Need to Screen Local Justice: Law and Film in Israel
Shulamit Almog

44. Influence of Public Perceptions of Media Legality on Making Biopic Films
Betty L. Hart

45. Film and the Reconstruction of Memory
Farid Samir Benavides Vanegas

46. The Impact of Film and Television on Perceptions of Law and Justice: Towards a Realisable Methodology
Peter Robson, Guy Osborn, Steve Greenfield

Keywords: Law, Theories of Law, Philosophy of Law, Legal History

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