Free press vs. fair trials : examining publicity's role in trial outcomes /

Current research on media and the law has generally been atheoretical and contradictory. This volume explains why pretrial publicity is unlikely to affect the outcome of most jury trials, despite many experimental studies claiming to show the influence of publicity. It reviews existing literature on...

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Main Author: Bruschke, Jon.
Other Authors: Loges, William E.
Format: eBook
Published: Mahwah, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2004.
Series:LEA's communication series.
Online Access:CONNECT