WILD ABOUT HARRY: More scholarly ruminations on the law and Harry Potter

A collection of essays by legal scholars considers law in the world of Harry PotterReaders who exulted to learn here last month that Harry Potter is at last the focus of legal scholarship will have more to celebrate.

A conference held this past summer on The Power of Stories: Intersections of Law, Culture & Literature has yielded, among other things, a collection of essays exploring the themes of the conference against the backdrop of Harry’s world.

This collection, available now at the Social Science Research Network web site, includes the Aaron Schwabach article, as well as essays exploring such topics as “How Rowling’s Law of Families is not Family Law,” “Status, Rules and the Enslavement of the House-Elves,” and “Magic and Contract: The Role of Intent”. Click here for the abstract and to download in PDF.

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