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Carpet Monsters and Killer Spores: A Natural History of Toxic Mold

Nicholas P. Money

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195172270
eISBN:
9780199790258
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172270.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Microbiology

We live on a very moldy planet. Microscopic fungi blossom on every scrap of plant debris and are part of every crumb of soil. Molds can also grow in great profusion in our homes and workplaces, ... More


Epilogue

Lisa Hajjar

in Courting Conflict: The Israeli Military Court System in the West Bank and Gaza

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241930
eISBN:
9780520937987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241930.003.0011
Subject:
History, Middle East History

On September 19, 2002, the author of this book spent her last day in an Israeli military court. She went with Andre Rosenthal, a leftist Jewish Israeli lawyer, to Erez, the court located in a base at ... More


A New Approach to Litigating an Old Problem: Getting the Identification Expert into the Defense Case

Suzanne K. Drouet and Patrick E. Kent

in Expert Testimony on the Psychology of Eyewitness Identification

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195331974
eISBN:
9780199868193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331974.003.011
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

Historically, a criminal prosecution based on identification evidence has forced defense attorneys to defend their clients with little more than a set of cross-examination questions. Faced with the ... More


The Plea-Bargaining Problem

Samuel Walker

in Taming the System: The Control of Discretion in Criminal Justice, 1950–1990

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195078206
eISBN:
9780199854202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195078206.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Plea bargaining is often confronted with several criticisms and these are presented at the beginning of this chapter. However, the chapter emphasizes that plea bargaining should not be considered as ... More


Professional Winners and Professional Losers

Daniel Kremer

in Sidney J. Furie: Life and Films

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813165967
eISBN:
9780813166742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165967.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Furie is hired by the new regime at Paramount and takes Brad Dexter along with him. There, they form Furie Productions and are handed “The Sam Sheppard Murder Trial” as their first film project. ... More


The Limits of Testimony

Martin Kusch

in Knowledge by Agreement: The Programme of Communitarian Epistemology

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199251223
eISBN:
9780191601767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199251223.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

There is no widespread agreement among epistemologists on how best to delimit the category of testimony. Understood most narrowly, testimony is given from the witness stand. Taken in its widest ... More


Law on Display: The Digital Transformation of Legal Persuasion and Judgment

Neal Feigenson and Christina Spiesel

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814727584
eISBN:
9780814728567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814727584.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Visual and multimedia digital technologies are transforming the practice of law: how lawyers construct and argue their cases, present evidence to juries, and communicate with each other. They are ... More


The Trial in American Life

Robert A. Ferguson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226243252
eISBN:
9780226243283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226243283.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

In a detailed analysis that ranges from Aaron Burr to O. J. Simpson, this book traces the legal meaning and cultural implications of prominent American trials across the history of the nation. This ... More


On the docket: Changing conventions in a Muslim court, 1965–1995

LAWRENCE ROSEN

in The Justice of Islam: Comparative Perspectives on Islamic Law and Society

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198298854
eISBN:
9780191707452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298854.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter uses the docket of a Moroccan court for thirty years to show how the types of cases have changed over time. The introduction of new ways of approaching evidence — especially through ... More


Courtroom Sketching: Reflections on History, Law and the Image 1

Lynda Nead

in Law and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199272235
eISBN:
9780191699603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272235.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines the history of courtroom sketching and photography and how the press has removed and replaced the courtroom artist. Photography and sketching in court and the publications of ... More


Going to Court

Lisa Hajjar

in Courting Conflict: The Israeli Military Court System in the West Bank and Gaza

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241930
eISBN:
9780520937987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241930.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter discusses the courts as institutional settings and the kinds of interactive dynamics that happen there. It also elaborates on who occupies the space of the courtrooms and how, and ... More


The Challenge of Legal Bilingualism in Hong Kong

in The Common Law in Two Voices: Language, Law, and the Postcolonial Dilemma in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804761642
eISBN:
9780804772358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804761642.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter explains why legal bilingualism in Hong Kong means far more than the introduction of another language into the legal system. It describes what happens in Cantonese and English ... More


English Courtrooms in Hong Kong: The Haven of Formalism

in The Common Law in Two Voices: Language, Law, and the Postcolonial Dilemma in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804761642
eISBN:
9780804772358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804761642.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter presents a detailed ethnographic account of juridical formalism in the English language courtrooms of Hong Kong. It describes the myriad of linguistic possibilities in English and ... More


Dueling Discourses: The Construction of Reality in Closing Arguments

Laura Felton Rosulek

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199337613
eISBN:
9780190203351
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199337613.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book describes qualitative and quantitative analyses of the linguistic and discursive forms that opposing lawyers utilize during the closing arguments of criminal trials in order to construct ... More


The Business of Judging: Selected Essays and Speeches

Tom Bingham

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299127
eISBN:
9780191685620
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299127.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics, Philosophy of Law

Judges spend their public lives in courtrooms. They speak to the public through their judgments. But senior judges are frequently invited to contribute to professional, ... More


Regimes of Legality: Ethnography of Criminal Cases in South Asia

Daniela Berti and Devika Bordia (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199456741
eISBN:
9780199085477
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199456741.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

An anthropological study on judicial practices in South Asia, this volume takes criminal cases as frameworks to examine power dynamics within a legal setting. Case studies in this book analyse a set ... More


The Enforcement of Secrecy

Joseph Jaconelli

in Open Justice: A Critique of the Public Trial

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198252580
eISBN:
9780191681387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198252580.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The subject matter of this chapter is the various methods whereby trial proceedings may be held in secret. The means that are available fall into two categories. The one functions by way of ... More


The Reporting of Judicial Proceedings

Joseph Jaconelli

in Open Justice: A Critique of the Public Trial

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198252580
eISBN:
9780191681387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198252580.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines various matters regarding the reporting of trials, in particular the privileges against liability under the civil and the criminal law that are conceded in order to facilitate ... More


The Broadcasting of Judicial Proceedings

Joseph Jaconelli

in Open Justice: A Critique of the Public Trial

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198252580
eISBN:
9780191681387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198252580.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter is devoted to the reporting of trials to those persons who were not present in the courtroom in the specific context of radio and television coverage of the proceedings. It is already ... More


Using the Law to Enhance Wellbeing: Applying Therapeutic Jurisprudence in the Courtroom

Lorie L. Sicafuse and Brian H. Bornstein

in Stress, Trauma, and Wellbeing in the Legal System

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199829996
eISBN:
9780199301492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199829996.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

The notion that the law should be used as a therapeutic agent has become increasing popular among social scientists and legal professionals. This chapter provides an overview of the ways in which the ... More


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