The Semiotics of Law in Legal Education

This book offers educational experiences, including reflections and the resulting essays, from the Roberta Kevelson Seminar on Law and Semiotics held during 2008 – 2011 at Penn State University’s Dickinson School of Law.  The texts address educational aspects of law that require attention and that a...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Broekman, Jan M. (Editor), Mootz III, Francis J. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 2011, 2011
Edition:1st ed. 2011
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • 1 Introduction
  • 2 The Kevelson Round Tables
  • 3 The Seminar at Penn State Law
  • Part 1:  Philosophical Dimensions
  • Introduction. Jan M. Broekman
  • Chapter 1.“Die Sache”: The Foundationless Ground of Legal Meaning.  Francis J. Mootz III
  • Chapter 2. Faces Face to Face.  Jan M. Broekman
  • Chapter 3.Tarski, Peirce and Truth-Correspondences in Law.  Paul Van Fleet
  • Part 2:   History, Law and Semiotics
  • Introduction.Jan M. Broekman
  • Chapter 4. History and Semiotics: Preliminary Thoughts.William A. Pencak
  • Chapter 5. Teaching Law and Semiotic-Sensitivity in the Life and Career of John Reed, Founder of the Dickinson School of Law. William E. Butler
  • Chapter 6. Initiating the Two Legal Cultures of the Early United States William A. Pencak
  •  Part 3:   Semiotics and the Legal System
  • Introduction.Jan M. Broekman
  • Chapter 7. Common Law Lawyers Should Mind their