Courts on Television

Vol. 12

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Courts on Television

CSI Effect

Insights author Kimberlianne Podlas explores the “CSI Effect,” or the idea that jurors are less likely to convict without CSI-like forensic evidence.

Picturing Justice
Online Journal of law and pop culture from the University of San Francisco School of Law.

Teachable Trials
Trials are dramatic, often more than television. Mark Weiner discusses how trials might be used in the classroom to tell larger stories, and how a teacher might go about selecting the “teachable trial.”



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