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The UK Supreme Court Yearbook Volume 7: 2016

Edited by: Daniel Clarry, Christopher Sargeant
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Jurismania: The Madness of American Law


ISBN13: 9780195130836
ISBN: 0195130839
Published: May 2001
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: USA
Format: Paperback
Price: £12.00



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In this text, Paul Campos argues that the American worship of law and legality can at times become so pathological that it comes to resemble a type of legal madness, or ""Jurismania"". Campos offers an intensely critical look at the role of law and legal reason in American society, and concludes that much of what is called the rule of law resembles a culturally sanctioned form of obsessive-compulsive behaviour.