Media and American Courts

Media and American Courts

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A unique reference work exploring the interaction of ever more pervasive media and the U.S. judicial system in the 20th century. * Glossary definitions written in clear, layman's language describing the terms necessary for a full understanding of media coverage of the judicial system * Biographical sketches of prominent courtroom journalists, lawyers, and judges such as F. Lee Bailey, Marcia Clark, and Johnny CochranA Reference Handbook S. L. Alexander. Ford) and a 2000 CBS television series of the same name were admittedly based on the Sheppard case. ... as well as the activities of civil rights activists supporting nonviolent means to achieve change, were the focus of national news coverage throughout the 1950s and 1960s.

Title:Media and American Courts
Author:S. L. Alexander
Publisher:ABC-CLIO - 2004-01-01


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