By Greig Henderson
A felony judgment is at the start a narrative, a story of evidence concerning the events to the case. Creating felony Worlds is a research of the way that narrative operates, and the way rhetoric, tale, and elegance functionality as quintessential components of any criminal argument.
Through cautious analyses of striking circumstances from Canada, the U.S., and the uk, Greig Henderson analyses how the rhetoric of storytelling frequently contains as a lot argumentative weight inside a judgement because the common sense of criminal differences. via their narrative offerings, Henderson argues, judges create a normative universe – the realm of correct and unsuitable in which they make their decisions – and type their very own judicial self-images. Drawing at the paintings of the legislation and literature flow, Creating criminal Worlds is a powerful argument for paying shut awareness to the position of tale and magnificence within the production of judicial decisions.
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