Law & Literature
Michael Freeman and Andrew Lewis, LAW AND LITERATURE: CURRENT LEGAL ISSUES (1999) (“L&L”) is on reserve in the Library.
Tuesday, May 29:
Anthony Julius, Introduction, L&L pp. xi-xxv
James Boyd White, Writing and Reading in Philosophy, Law, and Poetry, L&L pp. 1-20
***Be prepared to have a preliminary conversation about your topic***
Check Moodle for resources to begin thinking through potential topics.
Thursday, May 31: CLASS CANCELLED; Rescheduled class TBD
Tuesday, June 5
Susan Glaspell, A Jury of Her Peers
The Case Against Empathy
The‘Empathy’ Nominee: Is Sotomayor Superior to ‘a white male’ (Moodle)
Thursday, June 7:
***Topic Statement Due in class***
Herman Melville, Bartleby the Scrivener
The Bartleby Strategy