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Contents Acknowledgments Introduction Chapter 1. The Law Is the Law: Adam's Rib and The Verdict Chapter 2. Father Knows Best: Female Lawyers as Daughters in Music Box and Class Action Chapter 3. Female Lawyers and the Maternal: The Client and Defenseless Chapter 4. A Question of Genre: Jagged Edge and Guilty as Sin Chapter 5. Female Power and Masculine Crisis: Genre Hybrids and Dual-Focus Narratives Chapter 6. Genre, Gender, and Law: The Female Lawyer Narrative and Its Influence Chapter 7. Feminist Address and Spectatorship in The Accused, Love Crimes, and Female Perversions Conclusion: Female Lawyers in the Twenty-First Century Notes Filmography Bibliography Index
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Women lawyers in motion pictures.
Justice, Administration of, in motion pictures.