Face That Launched a Thousand Lawsuits

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    A compelling account of how women shaped the common law right to privacy during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries Drawing on a wealth of original research, Jessica Lake documents how the advent of photography and cinema drove women-whose images were being taken and circulated without their consent-to court. There they championed the creation of new laws and laid the groundwork for America's commitment to privacy. Vivid and engagingly written, this powerful work will draw scholars and students from a range of fields, including law, women's history, the history of photography, and cinema and media studies.

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    Number of Pages: 320
    Format(s): Hardback - ISBN: 9780300214222
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    Listed in: Women, Legal history, Privacy law
    Publisher: Yale University Press

    Books by Jessica Lake

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