The courts must pay attention to the actual humans in the cases, preferring focusing on fact as opposed to legal fiction
Superficially, systemic lying seems akin to the deft use of a legal fiction
or the refusal to follow an "out of phase" statutory rule.
examples of legal fictions
include the range of doctrines that use the
Winning the annual Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction
in 2013, following prior winners John Grisham and Michael Connelly, confers honor enough to warrant recommending Paul Goldstein's Havana Requiem.
Some opponents of the ruling see the expanding view of corporate personhood as a legal fiction
The immunity was based on the legal fiction
of the unity of husband and wife.
8) The modern definition of a legal fiction
is "a proposition that is an indisputable fact in a legal system despite possible or definite falsity in the proposition.
Yet for all of the deft character touches Connelly layers in the book, The Gods of Guilt is first and foremost a propulsive, engaging legal thriller that for sheer courtroom drama surpasses the bestselling The Fifth Witness, which earned Connelly the 2012 Harper Lee Prize for legal fiction
John Grisham has written 30 novels mostly in the legal fiction
with a few novels in just general fiction.
The dubious law-of-war legal justification is about to expire, which means the military will either create some new legal fiction
as a basis for detention or review the cases again and assign them to one of the other two categories, as the evidence permits.
The 166 prisoners are held on a legal fiction
that they were "enemy combatants" in president George W.
Steven is honored to have been able to contribute to all eight books and to be able to lead off the final volume with the paper he presented in Berkeley titled, "Tortured Bodies, Tortured Doctrines: Informed Consent as a Legal Fiction
Inapplicable to Male Circumcision.