Law, Language and Love: James Boyd White's Living Speech: Resisting the Empire of Force

Journal of Law, Philosophy and Culture 6:1 (2010): 221-228.

9 Pages Posted: 17 Sep 2009 Last revised: 16 Jun 2012

Zachary R. Calo

Valparaiso University Law School

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Date Written: September 16, 2009

Abstract

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.

Keywords: law and literature, James Boyd White, living speech, legal speech, empire of force, theology, love, law as scripture

Suggested Citation

Calo, Zachary R., Law, Language and Love: James Boyd White's Living Speech: Resisting the Empire of Force (September 16, 2009). Journal of Law, Philosophy and Culture 6:1 (2010): 221-228.. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1474464

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