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Courting the Media: Contemporary Perspectives on Media and Law $162.00
Editors: Geoffrey Sykes (School of Social Sciences, Media and Communication, University of Wollongong, Australia)
Book Description:
This special anthology of papers investigates the relationship of contemporary mass and communicative media, and legal practice, decision making and regulation. The volume has two main areas: representations of law events in mass media, and use of digital and video media in legal practice. Topics include the use of video and digital tools in courtroom proceedings, and consequent understanding of video as a medium; the use of media technology in court case management, and televised proceedings of court.

A special theme of the volume will be on how digital and new media, and audiovisual technology generally, can become a tool or accessory in mediating the process and outcome of legal administration and decision-making. However, the two areas, of mass and new media, will be seen as inter-related. Attention will also be given to the past, present and potential role of media in courtroom, mediation and client settings, and in case administration.

Table of Contents:
Introduction - Mediating Mediation

Forensic Mediation: From Classroom to Courtroom
(Shaeda Isani, Professeur des universitÚs, UniversitÚ Stendhal, Grenoble, France and Geoffrey Sykes)pp.1-16

The Man in the Gallery with the Writing on His Face: Depictions of the Audience at the Diana Inquest
(Graham White, Reader in Drama and Creative Practices, Roehampton University, U.K.)pp.17-32

Fate of the Iconic Sign: Punishing Pictures and the Taser as Media(Christina Spiesel, Senior Reseach Scholar, Yale Law School, U.S.A.) pp.33-50

The Mechanical Eye: Looking, Seeing, Photographing, Publishing
(David Rolph, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of Sydney, Australia. Editor, Sydney Law Review)pp.51-74

Your Words against Mine: States of Exception in Popular Legal Culture
(Per-Anders Forstorp, Associate Professor, School of Computer Science and Communication KTH, Sweden)pp.75-98

Court Based Mathematical Media. Calculating Justice
(Geoffrey Sykes)pp.99-126

Indiana Jones and the Illicit Trafficking and Repatriation of Cultural Objects
(Shea Esterling, Faculty of Law Aberystwyth University, UK)pp.127-148

Contributors pp.171-172
Index pp.173-182

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      Media and Communications - Technologies, Policies and Challenges
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2010, 4th quarter
   Pages: pp.182
   ISBN: 978-1-61728-634-6
   Status: AV
  
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