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Cameras in the Courtroom: Television and the Pursuit of Justice Reprint Edition

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"a concise, readable overview...very useful" --Choice

"belongs on the shelf of every criminal defense lawyer. It's the most balanced, comprehensive treatment available of every contentious issue surrounding this debate...a unique blend of historical insight, practical experience, and academic rigor" --California Attorneys for Criminal Justice

"details the often tense relationship between the First and Sixth amendments" --Los Angeles Daily Journal

About the Author

Marjorie Cohn is a professor of law at Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego. David Dow is a retired CBS News correspondent who covered both O.J. Simpson trials, the Rodney King trials, and many others.
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Product Details

  • Paperback: 203 pages
  • Publisher: Mcfarland; Reprint edition (April 15, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0786466073
  • ISBN-13: 978-0786466078
  • Product Dimensions: 5.9 x 0.5 x 8.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 9.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,124,503 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Cohn and Dow have written the definitive work on cameras in the courtroom. Thoroughly researched and brilliantly written, CAMERAS IN THE COURTROOM gives an honest, balanced and realistic discussion of the role of electronic journalism in courtrooms of the past, present and future. This book is an incredible resource!
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The best book yet about cameras in the courtroom. Meticulously researched and engagingly written, the book traces the history of cameras in courts and carefully presents the arguments on both sides of this heated debate.
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Certainly the most comprehensive and balanced study available to guide lawyers, judges and the media through some very contentious issues.
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CAMERAS IN THE COURTROOM lives and breathes with the challenges and complexities of legal realities. It should become a standard resource for the continuing debate over the place that cameras could occupy in the courtrooms of the land.
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