"This volume is the product of a symposium held at the University of Alabama School of Law on March 30, 2012."--Acknowledgments.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Suffering the loss of suffering : how law shapes and occludes pain / Linda Ross Meyer ; Commentary : Taming suffering / Meredith M. Render -- The ambiguous standing of suffering in negligence law / Gregory C. Keating ; Commentary : Emotional distress and the victim's perspective / Alan L. Durham -- Two conceptions of suffering in war / John Fabian Witt ; Commentary : Personal reflections on Professor John Fabian Witt's "Two conceptions of suffering in war" / Stephen H. Hobbs -- Disappearing history : scenes of trauma in the theater of human rights / Cathy Caruth ; Commentary : A record but no truth? : re-recording and re-recording trauma in the real-life struggle for civil rights / Montre D. Carodine -- Laws of trauma / Jeannie Suk ; Commentary : Knowing the suffering of others : a commentary on Jeannie Suk's "Laws of trauma" / Bryan K. Fair.