xvii, 1 unnumbered page, 668 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (come color) ; 29 cm.
9780300110968 hardback 0300110960 hardback
Yale Law Library series in legal history and reference.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 607-628) and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note
Remnant of the Renaissance : the transnational iconography of justice Civic space, the public square, and good governance Obedience : the judge as the loyal servant of the state Of eyes and ostriches Why eyes? : color, blindness, and impartiality Representations and abstractions : identity, politics, and rights From seventeenth-century town halls to twentieth-century courts Building and litigation boom in twentieth-century federal courts Late twentieth-century United States courts : monumentality, security, and eclectic imagery Monuments to the present and museums of the past: national courts (and prisons) Constructing regional rights Multi-jurisdictional premises : from peace to crimes From "rites" to "rights" Courts: in and out of sight, site, and cite Iconography for democratic adjudication.
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