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By Douglas, Lawrence; Sarat, Austin; Umphrey, Martha Merrill

Law and the Utopian Imagination seeks to discover and resuscitate the inspiration of utopianism inside of present felony discourse. the assumption of utopia has involved the imaginations of significant thinkers for a long time. And yet—who writes heavily at the suggestion of utopia today?

The mid-century critique looks to have carried the day, and a trust within the very risk of utopian achievements looks to have flagged within the face of an international marked by means of political instability, social upheaval, and dreary industry realities. rather than mapping out the contours of a well-recognized terrain, this publication seeks to discover the probabilities of a efficient engagement among the utopian and the criminal mind's eye. The booklet asks: is it attainable to re-imagine or revitalize the idea that of utopia such that it may well live to tell the tale the phrases of the mid-century liberal critique? on the other hand, is it attainable to re-imagine the concept that of utopia and the speculation of liberal legality that allows you to dissolve the obvious antagonism among the 2? In charting attainable solutions to those questions, the current quantity hopes to restore curiosity in a necessary subject of inquiry too lengthy missed by means of either social thinkers and felony scholars.

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Martel, 12. 47. , 13. 48. , 14. 49. , 17. 50. Ibid. 51. , 40. 52. Van der Walt, 5. 53. , 6. 54. , 15. 55. , 16. 56. , 24. 57. , 25. 58. , 31. 59. , 34. 60. , 48. 61. , 35. 62. , 42. 63. Ibid. 64. , 50–51. 65. Goodman, 28. 66. Ibid. 67. Kant, quoted in Morgan, 6. 68. Ibid. 69. , 8. 70. , 21. 71. , 23. 72. , 17. 73. Stephen Rowley, False LA: Blade Runner and the Nightmare City, quoted in Almog, 18. 74. Almog, 19. The One and Only Law: Walter Benjamin, Utopianism, and the Second Commandment JAMES R.

Karl Popper, “Utopia and Violence,” reprinted in World Affairs 149, no. 1 (Summer 1986): 3–9, 5. 22. , 6. 23. Ibid. 24. , 7. 25. Popper, quoted in Russell Jacoby, Picture Imperfect: Utopian Thought for an Anti-Utopian Age (New York: Columbia University Press, 2005), 55–56. 26. Lionel Trilling, The Liberal Imagination: Essays on Literature and Society (New York: New York Review Books, 2008). 27. Samuel Moyn, The Last Utopia: Human Rights in History (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2010), 223.

15. , 111. 16. Dialogues, 1443–44. 17. Ibid. 18. Skinner, Walden Two, 180. 19. , 243–44. 20. , 244. 21. Karl Popper, “Utopia and Violence,” reprinted in World Affairs 149, no. 1 (Summer 1986): 3–9, 5. 22. , 6. 23. Ibid. 24. , 7. 25. Popper, quoted in Russell Jacoby, Picture Imperfect: Utopian Thought for an Anti-Utopian Age (New York: Columbia University Press, 2005), 55–56. 26. Lionel Trilling, The Liberal Imagination: Essays on Literature and Society (New York: New York Review Books, 2008). 27.

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