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Some Notes on Improvisation, Public Policy and Law

Sara Ramshaw, Daniel Weinstock

Published: 2010-06-08

This article transposes the tenets of improvisational art onto the process of public policy and its implementation, and suggests that Western law and the structures of legal judgment are under-explored species of improvisation.

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So one of the things that improvisation has come to mean in the context of highly technological performance is that improvisation is the last claim to the legitimate presence of a human in the performance of music.

– Bob Ostertag