The harsh realities of crime, victimization, trial, and imprisonment—all laden with pain and violence—are discussed in opinions laced with antiquated poetic language, beautiful imagery, and soft sounds. Professor Duncan herself constructs similarly unlikely literary pairings in her writing about criminal law texts, interweaving the languages of story and witness into the academic discourse of a law journal essay.
A Few Words About Women in the Discourse of Criminal Law Upon Reading Martha Grace Duncan's Essay, Beauty in the Dark of Night,
Emory L. J.
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