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Alternatives For Scheduling The Bar, Mary Campbell, Carol A. Buckler Sep 2013

Alternatives For Scheduling The Bar, Mary Campbell, Carol A. Buckler

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Visual Jurisprudence, Richard Sherwin Jan 2013

Visual Jurisprudence, Richard Sherwin

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Lawyers, judges, and jurors face a vast array of visual evidence and visual argument inside the contemporary courtroom. From videos documenting crimes and accidents to computer displays of their digital simulation, increasingly, the search for fact-based justice is becoming an offshoot of visual meaning making. But when law migrates to the screen it lives there as other images do, motivating belief and judgment on the basis of visual delight and unconscious fantasies and desires as well as actualities. Law as image also shares broader cultural anxieties concerning not only the truth of the image, but also the mimetic capacity itself ...