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Getting Justice and Getting EvenLegal Consciousness among Working Class Americans Language and Legal Discourse Series Chicago Series in Law and Society

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Y loses control of the process Court officials and mediators interpret and characterize the meaning of these experiences reframing and categorizing them in different discourses Some plaintiffs yield to these interpretations but others resist struggling to assert their own version of the problem Ultimately Merry exposes the paradox of legal entitlement While going to court allows an individual to dominate domestic relationships the litigant must increasingly yield control of the situation to the court that supplies that pow.

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Ordinary Americans often bring family and neighborhood problems to court seeking justice or revenge The litigants in these local suabbles encounter law at its boundaries in the corridors of busy city courthouses in the offices of court clerks and in the church parlors used by mediation programs Getting Justice and Getting Even concerns the legal consciousness of working class Americans and their experiences with court and mediation Following cases into and through the courts Sally Engle Merry provides an ethnographic study.

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Of local law and of the people who use it in a New England city The litigants primarily white native born and working class go to court because as part of mainstream America they feel entitled to use its legal system Although neither powerful nor highly educated they expect the law's support when they face intolerable infringements of their rights privacy and safety Yet as personal problems enter the legal system and move through mediation sessions clerk's hearings and prosecutor's conferences the citizen plaintiff rapidl.

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  • Getting Justice and Getting EvenLegal Consciousness among Working Class Americans Language and Legal Discourse Series Chicago Series in Law and Society
  • Sally Engle Merry
  • English
  • 18 July 2018
  • 9780226520698

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