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Law and Law Breaking in Game of Thrones
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Law and Law Breaking in Game of Thrones

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To be published Sept 2015 (LexisNexis) PRE-ORDER NOW!
ISBN: 9780409343281. Soft Cover.
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deZwart, M; Bosland, J

If you’re a law student, a lecturer, a legal practitioner or simply a fan of the show - this book is essential reading. It provides valuable insight to how diverse and profound the influence of pop-culture is on the law and legalism in modern society. If you’re a law student, a lecturer, a legal practitioner or simply a fan of the show - this book is essential reading. It provides valuable insight to how diverse and profound the influence of pop-culture is on the law and legalism in modern society.

Author

Jason Bosland
Jason Bosland is Deputy Director of the Centre for Media and Communications Law at Melbourne Law School, where he teaches communications and intellectual property law. He holds degrees from the University of Melbourne and the London School of Economics. His primary research interests lie in media law, including defamation and privacy, open justice and the media, contempt of court and freedom of speech.

Table of Contents

Introduction to the special issue
Melissa de Zwart

Articles

Engagement, authenticity and resistance: Using Game of Thrones. in teaching law
Mary Heath and Sal Humphreys

‘You will never walk again . . . but you will fly’: Human augmentation in the known world
Catherine Easton

‘Nothing burns like the cold’ — except for wildfire: How patents could win the game of thrones
Catherine Bond and Stephanie Crosbie

And the gods will judge: Trial by combat in Game of Thrones.
John G Browning and Amanda C Brown

Arbitration by combat
Michael Smith and Raj Shah

Exploring imaginative legal history: The legalism of the House Stark in the Game of Thrones.
Jaakko Husa

‘When you play the game of thrones, you win or you die’: Concepts of justice in George R R Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire
Alyce McGovern, Jenny Wise and Nathan Wise

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