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This research guide provides students and scholars with a variety of resources that explore the intersection of law and society, including the image of the lawyer and the legal system in culture. Updated 12/2012.

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Law and Society

The cross-disciplinary study of law and society examines the role of the legal system and specific legal issues from the perspectives of the social sciences and humanities. Scholars explore such topics as the impact of law on individuals and groups, the literary interpreation of legal texts, and how law and the legal system is portrayed in popular culture.

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Call Number Subject Location
PN56 Law and Literature 4th Floor
PR858, PN56 Law in Literature 4th Floor
K487 Culture and Law 3rd Floor
K366-380 Sociological Jurisprudence 3rd Floor

Possible Search Terms

  • Law and literature
  • Law in literature
  • Legal literature
  • Legal novels
  • Legal fiction
  • Legal stories
  • Law and the humanities
  • Law and society
  • Law and the social sciences
  • Law and popular culture
  • Culture and law
  • Law in film
  • Legal drama
  • Law in television

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