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Title Free press vs. fair trials : examining publicity's role in trial outcomes / Jon Bruschke, William E. Loges.
Imprint Mahwah, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2004.


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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 189 pages) : illustrations
Series LEA's communication series
LEA's communication series.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 165-173) and indexes.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
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Subject Free press and fair trial -- United States.
United States.
Genre Electronic books.
Contents Chapter 1 Introduction -- chapter 2 What We Think We Know -- chapter 3 Field Research -- chapter 4 Pretrial Publicity and Media Theory: "General" Publicity Revisited -- chapter 5 Conclusions.
Summary 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 the topic and includes results from the authors' own research in an effort to answer four questions: *Does pretrial publicity bias the outcome of trials? *If it has an effect, under what conditions does this effect emerge? *What remedies should courts apply in situations whe.
Other Author Loges, William E.
Other Title Print version: Bruschke, Jon. Free press vs. fair trials. Mahwah, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2004 0805843256
Other Title Free press versus fair trials