Scholars from many disciplines discuss the crucial roles played by narrative and metaphor in the theory and practice of law.
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Introduction On narrating and troping the law : the conjoined use of narrative and metaphor in legal discourse / Greta Olson What's it like? : Native Americans and the ambivalence of legal metaphors / Lawrence Rosen Metaphoric parable : the nexus of metaphor and narrative in persuasive legal writing / Michael R. Smith Embodied metaphor in persuasive legal narrative / Raymond W. Gibbs, Jr. Narrative in the legal text : judicial opinions and their narratives / Simon Stern Legal stories, the reality effect, and visual narratives : a response to Simon Stern / Peter Brooks Gender justice : the role of stories and images / Linda L. Berger and Kathryn M. Stanchi The "crime as a disease" metaphor : vision, power, and collaboration in social problems research / Roberto H. Potter The fertility (sic) of the crime/disease linkage for metaphor and narrative : response to Potter / Robert Weisberg Narrative conventions in crime reporting / Dahlia Lithwick Metaphors, stories, and media framing of crime : response to Lithwick / L. David Ritchie When rights-talk meets queue-talk / Katharine G. Young The cutters and others / Bernadette A. Meyler Through narrative and by metaphor : creating a lawyer-self in poetry and prose / Lawrence Joseph Secrets of civility in Lawyerland / Meredith Wallis A conversation with Mari Matsuda / Michael Hanne.
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Electronic reproduction of (manifestation): Narrative and metaphor in the law. Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2018