Into the Breach: The Legislative Function of TabooSocio-Legal Review (2008)
This note enquires into the the social and legal importance of social opprobrium that rises to the level of taboo. Drawing on disparate examples, I argue that such opprobrium serves a useful gap-filling function in the legal system.
- speech code,
- free speech,
- islamic cartoons,
- Lenny Bruce,
Citation InformationAli Abrar. "Into the Breach: The Legislative Function of Taboo" Socio-Legal Review (2008)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/ali_abrar/2/