Links and Choices: Popular Legal Culture in the Work of Lawrence M. Friedman
Jo J. Carrillo
Hastings College of the Law
Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal, Vol. 17, No. 1, 2007
Based in part on James Willard Hurst's idea that markets create a social aggregate of behavior that shapes law, Lawrence M. Friedman made one of the earliest arguments for the use of popular culture in the study of law. This paper considers Friedman's social theory and places it into a broader context of scholarship on the same topic.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 22
Keywords: Law & Society, Law & Popular Culture, Popular Legal Culture, Law & Humanities, Legal History
Date posted: June 1, 2008