April 24, 2013

The Lure of Poetry and the Law of Punshiment

Yxta Maya Murray, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, has published Punishment and the Costs of Knowledge, in Hearing Heaney (Four Courts Press, 2013/2014). Here is the abstract.

A too-bookish law professor doesn't know if literature has helped refine her position on the death penalty, or just turned her into an insufferable snob: An essay on elitism, bibliomania, confusion, and capital punishment.
Download the full text of the essay from SSRN at the link. 

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