Journal article

Legal Footprints

Olivia Barr

LAW TEXT CULTURE | University of Wollongong, Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts | Published : 2017


Through an exploration in poetry, essay and photographs, I ask and interrogate the jurisprudential question: What are our legal footprints? As a global activity, walking is everywhere, yet it is important to notice the location of where we walk if we are to notice how we walk legally. Addressing the global through the local, because we all walk somewhere, this autoethnographic essay unfolds across a triptych of genres as a way of eliciting some fractal patterns in the movements of laws, the laws of movement, and the place of our feet, legally, in this maze of non-linear movements. More specifically, I argue location matters far how we notice, experience and understand the active nature of la..

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