Law, Language and Love: James Boyd White's Living Speech: Resisting the Empire of Force
Zachary R. Calo
Valparaiso University Law School
September 16, 2009
Journal of Law, Philosophy and Culture 6:1 (2010): 221-228.
This essay reviews James Boyd White’s LIVING SPEECH: RESISTING THE EMPIRE OF FORCE. Particular attention is given to exploring White’s claims about the relationship of law, language and love. The essay concludes by addressing questions that emerge from text concerning the sacral, even theological, grounding of law.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 9
Keywords: law and literature, James Boyd White, living speech, legal speech, empire of force, theology, love, law as scripture
Date posted: September 17, 2009 ; Last revised: June 16, 2012