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The big trial : law as public spectacle / Lawrence M. Friedman.

Author/Creator:
Friedman, Lawrence M. (Lawrence Meir), 1930- author.
Publication:
Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, 2015.
Format/Description:
Book
225 pages ; 23 cm
Subjects:
Trials -- United States -- History.
Trials.
United States
Form/Genre:
History.
Contents:
Law and its audience
Open to the public : the headline trial
Political trials
Corruption and fraud
Was justice done?
Tabloid trials
Celebrity trials
Mystery and identity
The worm in the bud
The reason why
Who are we : identity and the headline trial
Enter the media
Instant celebrity
A concluding word.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780700620777 (cloth : alk. paper)
070062077X (cloth : alk. paper)
9780700620784 (ebook)
0700620788 (ebook)
OCLC:
895730900
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