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By Peter Goodrich

Languages of legislation is an unique and accomplished research of the background, symbols and languages of the typical legislations culture. whereas the 1st a part of this stimulating contribution to trendy criminal conception, 'Memory, Precedent and the Writing platforms of Law,' examines the technological, expert and polemical contexts of criminal writing as a particular approach of inscription and documentation, the second one a part of the textual content, 'Language, photograph, signal and customary legislations' strikes from old to important research. the ultimate chapters pay attention to the visible legitimacy and emblems of legislations, and strengthen an unique concept of the popularity of legislation as a question of the imagery and aesthetics of felony illustration. this can be a ebook for college students of felony heritage, criminal process and felony technique, jurisprudence and sociology of legislations, and for college students of the background of language.

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When the dues are paid, however, is it not more likely that any critical form of legal scholarship in the common law world will judge Fraunce's fall as more heroic and more potent, as more significant and more memorable, than the idle passion or dance of death that took his place? To lose a battl~ is not to lose the war: logos throws many shadows, memory harbours (as repression ) that which was forgotten, the common law stiJl awaits its scholars and a hiStory that exceeds the merely antiquarian, a memory that goes beyond the dormant immobility of the display case or the curio shop, a tradition in short that finalJy steps out of the mus~um of precedent.

First, the notion of presence itself. Throughout any account of the Eucharist there runs a theme of presence: the ritual of the Eucharist is one of representation; it Ire-presences' through the imagery of the Communion, through the bread and the wine and through the words that accompany them, a presence that is absent, a past presence; the signs used in the Communion provide a substitute or duplicate of a presence that is not present in tither the time or the place of ritual enactment. The Eucharistic presence is in a literal sense a simulation.

1534, London ), Salem aruJ Bi{anu (t 533, London ), and TIlL Addiciol'lS oj Salem and Bi4ance (1534, London ). Sir Thomas More responded to those works in The Apology o/Sir ThomaJ More (1533, London) and in The Debellaryofl OJ'Salem and Bi{ana (1533, London). SirJohn Fortescue's earlier De Laudibus Legum Angliae (1737 edn, London) also takes the form of an apologia; T. Starkey, A Dialogue Bttwttn Reginald P,le and Thomas £Upset (1535/1945 edn, London) and Aylmer, An Harborowefor FaitnJuli and TTtwe SubjtcteJ ( 1559, Strasborowe) contain furth er polemical material.

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