Lacan & Voting Rights

22 Pages Posted: 9 Dec 2009

Date Written: 2001


Symposium: Cultural Studies & the Law: Beyond Legal Realism? This article is a symptomatic reading of Shaw v. Reno. This reading is informed by Lacanian psychoanalysis and the work of James Baldwin.

Keywords: James Baldwin, Jurisprudence, Lynching, Jacques Lacan, James Meredith, Sandra Day O'Connor, Race, Racism, Shaw v. Reno, Voting Rights

Suggested Citation

Farley, Anthony Paul, Lacan & Voting Rights (2001). Yale Journal of Law and the Humanities, Vol. 13, No. 1, 2001, Available at SSRN:

Anthony Paul Farley (Contact Author)

Albany Law School ( email )

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Albany, NY 12208
United States

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