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Unformatted text preview: Projects 3 & 4: Notorious Cases (final draft, 3/9/08) Notorious cases “…are sites of law where the deepest, most intractable social and cultural conflicts of the day play out” (Sherwin 73). “…one of the hallmarks of the notorious case is its staging of competing world views” (Sherwin 77). “…notorious trials provide moments of great opportunity for collective insight and normative clarification. They are catalysts for increased dialogue and movement toward social and cultural change” (Sherwin 77). Your next challenge is to select a “notorious case” that interests you as the basis of a research portfolio (project 3) and research-based argument (project 4). Project 3 (due midnight 4/4/08) Project 3 will give you a chance to explore, in depth, the “notorious case”/trial of your choice. You’ll want to locate and analyze documents that explore a minimum your choice....
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- Spring '08
- Sherwin, notorious case