Bibliographic Details

The law and Harry Potter / edited by Jeffrey E. Thomas, Franklin G. Snyder.

Imprint Durham, N.C. : Carolina Academic Press, c2010.
Description viii, 414 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Language English
Subject Rowling, J. K. -- Criticism and interpretation.
Rowling, J. K. -- Characters -- Harry Potter.
Rowling, J. K.
Potter, Harry (Fictitious character)
Potter, Harry (Fictitious character)
Law in literature.
Magic in literature.
Wizards in literature.
Law in literature.
Magic in literature.
Wizards in literature.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record
Other authors / contributors Thomas, Jeffrey E., 1959-
Snyder, Franklin G.
ISBN 9781594606458 (alk. paper)
1594606455 (alk. paper)
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • What role need law play in a society with magic? /
  • John Gava & Jeannie Marie Paterson
  • Bots and gemots : Anglo-Saxon legal references in Harry Potter /
  • Susan P. Liemer
  • Harry Potter and the half-crazed bureaucracy /
  • Benjamin H. Barton
  • Moral choice, wizardry, law, and liberty : a classical liberal reading of the role of law in the Harry Potter series /
  • Andrew P. Morriss
  • Harry Potter and the unforgivable curses /
  • Aaron Schwabach
  • Sirius Black : a case study in actual innocence /
  • Geoffrey Christopher Rapp
  • The
  • persecution of Tom Riddle : a study in human rights law /
  • Geoffrey R. Watson
  • Punishment in the Harry Potter novels /
  • Joel Fishman
  • Hogwarts, the family, and the state : forging identity and virtue in Harry Potter /
  • Danaya C. Wright
  • Harry Potter and the development of moral judgment in children /
  • Wendy N. Law & Anna K. Teller
  • Harry Potter and the curse of difference /
  • Benjanmin Loffredo
  • When Harry met Martin : imagination, imagery, and the color line /
  • Benjamin G. Davis
  • Harry Potter and the image of God : how house-elves can help us to understand the dignity of the person /
  • Alison McMorran Sulentic
  • Economic growth in the Potterian economy /
  • Avichai Snir & Daniel Levy
  • The
  • magic of money and banking /
  • Eric J. Gouvin
  • Gringotts : the role of banks in Harry Potter's wizarding world /
  • Heidi Mandanis Schooner
  • Harry Potter goes to law school /
  • Lenora Ledwon
  • Which spell : learning to think like a wizard /
  • Mary Beth Beazley
  • Harry Potter as client in a lawsuit : utilizing the archetypal hero's journey as part of case strategy /
  • Ruth Anne Robbins
  • Who wants to be a muggle? : the diminished legitimacy of law as magic /
  • Mark Edwin Burge
  • Agents of the good, servants of evil : Harry Potter and the law of agency /
  • Daniel S. Kleinberger
  • Professor Dumbledore's wisdom and advice /
  • Darby Dickerson.