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Author Schwartz, Louis Georges.

Title Mechanical witness : a history of motion picture evidence in U.S. courts / Louis-Georges Schwartz
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (133 pages)
Contents Introduction: after 100 years of evidentiary film and video -- Introducing films into the courts: the 1920s -- The development of case law governing the use of motion picture evidence in the 1940s and 1950s -- Framing videotape -- The Rodney King case, or moving testimony
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 125-129) and index
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Subject Courts -- United States.
Evidence, Demonstrative -- United States.
Judicial process -- United States.
Motion pictures -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Video tapes in court proceedings -- United States.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0199718032 (electronic bk.)
9780199718030 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(paperback; alk. paper)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(paperback; alk. paper)
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