Austin Sarat

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Transitions

Legal Change, Legal Meanings

Edited by Austin Sarat; Introduction by Austin Sarat
University of Alabama Press

Transitions: Legal Change, Legal Meanings illustrates the various intersections, crises, and shifts that continually occur within the law, and how these moments of change interact with and comment on contemporary society.

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Imagining Legality

Where Law Meets Popular Culture

Edited by Austin Sarat
University of Alabama Press

Imagining Legality: Where Law Meets Popular Culture is collection of essays on the relationship between law and popular culture that posits, in addition to the concepts of law in the books and law in action, a third concept of law in the image—that is, of law as it is perceived by the public through the lens of public media.

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The Punitive Imagination

Law, Justice, and Responsibility

Edited by Austin Sarat; Afterword by Patricia Ewick; Introduction by Austin Sarat
University of Alabama Press

In The Punitive Imagination, legal scholar Austin Sarat presents a thought-provoking collection of five essays that explore the purposes and meanings of legal punishment in the United States, both culturally and socially.

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Knowing the Suffering of Others

Legal Perspectives on Pain and Its Meanings

Edited by Austin Sarat; Introduction by Austin Sarat
University of Alabama Press

In Knowing the Suffering of Others, legal scholar Austin Sarat brings together essays that address suffering as it relates to the law, highlighting the ways law imagines suffering and how pain and suffering become jurisprudential facts.

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Trial Films on Trial

Law, Justice, and Popular Culture

University of Alabama Press

A collection of wide-ranging critical essays that examine how the judicial system is represented on screen

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Reimagining "To Kill a Mockingbird"

Family, Community, and the Possibility of Equal Justice under Law

University of Massachusetts Press
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Guns in Law

University of Massachusetts Press
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Law and Mourning

University of Massachusetts Press
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Law's Mistakes

University of Massachusetts Press
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Performances of Violence

University of Massachusetts Press
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Law and Performance

University of Massachusetts Press
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