xiii, 429 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Law and magic : an introduction out of a hat / Loren A. Smith It's in the cards : the law of Tarot (and other fortunes told) / Julie D. Cromer Rogues, vagabonds, and lunatics: how the right to listen cleared the future for fortunetellers / Craig Freeman and Stephen Banning Non-mainstream religions and the law / Pamela Edwards The effects of freedom of information laws on corruption and the quality of decision-making under U.S., E.U., and German freedom of information laws / Indra Spiecker genannt Döhmann "Ghostwriters" : spiritualists, copyright infringement, and rights of publicity / Christine A. Corcos Now you own it, now you don't: copyright and related rights in magic productions and performances / F. Jay Dougherty Secrets revealed : protecting magicians' intellectual property without law / Jacob Loshin Selling secrets : legal problems of the magic market / Florian Faust The magic of civil procedure / Frederick A. Brodie The case of the magician's assistant : McAfoos v. Canadian Pacific Steamships, Ltd / Robert M. Jarvis Magical realism / Jessie Allen The legal regulation and licensing of alchemy in late medieval England / Wendy J. Turner On death and magic: law, necromancy, and the great beyond / Eric J. Gouvin The type of possession is nine-tenths of the law: criminal responsibility for acts performed under the influence of hypnosis or bewitchment / Susan D. Rozelle "When you awake you will feel no remorse": stage hypnotism and the law / Garrett Epps Unsympathetic magic: charitable status and magical practice in the United Kingdom / Peter W. Edge Principled conjuring tails : a twenty-first century lawyer's view of the history of animals in magic / Rebekah Heiser Hanley Taking the rabbit out of the hat: let the animals disappear from magic acts / Lisa Johnson Hocus ipsa loquitur : the affinity between law and magic / Noel Marcovecchio Conjuring and the courtroom : all I needed to know about trying cases I learned by doing magic shows / Kenneth M. Trombly Smoke and mirrors : the escamoteur as an expert witness / Sydney Beckman Perspectives, mainly Scottish, on evidence and procedure in witchcraft trials / Richard Ramsey "Low connections" : some wisdom for the academic lawyer in a history of English magic / Marianne Wesson.
K487.M33 L39 2010
Durham, N.C. : Carolina Academic Press,