A Course Book (2nd Edition)
Each chapter takes a particular legally themed film or television show, such as Philadelphia, Dead Man Walking, or Law and Order, treating it as both a cultural text and a legal text.
The new edition has been updated with new photos and includes greater emphasis on television than in the first edition because there are so many DVDs of older TV shows now available.
Law and Popular Culture is written in an accessible and engaging style, without theoretical jargon, and can serve as a basic text for undergraduates or graduate courses and be taught by anyone who enjoys pop culture and is interested in law. An instructor’s manual is available on request from the publisher and author.
2. The Adversary System and the Trial Genre: Assigned Film: Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
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The Adversary System and the Trial Genre
Assigned Film: Anatomy of a Murder(1959)
2.01 Anatomy of a Murder—The film and the book