Tuesday, October 30, 2007

BOO! -- Scary Books in the BLS Library

Halloween means it’s time for a list of frightful Halloween books found in the generally not-so-scary stacks of the Brooklyn Law School Library. From mortuary law to witch-children, we cover the frighteningly fraught field where fear meets the law.

Anatomy of a murder /Robert Traver
Main -- PZ3.V857 An

Disputing the dead : U.S. law on aboriginal remains and grave goods / H. Marcus Price III
Main -- KF8210.A57 P75 1991

Helter skelter : the true story of the Manson murders / Vincent Bugliosi, with Curt Gentry.
Main -- HV6533.C2 B83

Highroad to the stake : a tale of witchcraft / Michael Kunze ; translated by William E. Yuill
Main -- BF1583 .K86 1987

Judging evil : rethinking the law of murder and manslaughter / Samuel H. Pillsbury
Main -- K5172 .P55 1998

Malevolent nurture : witch-hunting and maternal power in early modern England / Deborah Willis
Main -- BF1581 .W55 1995

Men of blood : violence, manliness and criminal justice in Victorian England / Martin J. Wiener
Main -- HV6535.G4 E55 2004

Mortuary law / Thomas F.H. Stueve
Main -- KF2042.U5 S734 1963

Salem story : reading the witch trials of 1692 / Bernard Rosenthal
Main -- BF1576 .R67 1993

The Salem witchcraft trials : a legal history / Peter Charles Hoffer
Main -- KFM2478.8.W5 H645 1997

Satan's silence : ritual abuse and the making of a modern American witch hunt / Debbie Nathan and Michael Snedeker
Main -- HV6626.52 .N37 1995

Witch-children : from Salem witch-hunts to modern courtrooms / Hans Sebald
Main -- BF1576 .S43 1995

Witchcraft and witch trials : a history of English witchcraft and its legal perspectives, 1542 to 1736 / Gregory Durston
Main -- KD371.W56 D87 2000

Come to the 2007 BLSPI Annual Talent Show in the cafeteria on Thursday, November 1. Doors open at 7pm. Dress up as your favorite undead person or make up your own undead character.

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