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

Neal Feigenson and Christina Spiesel

Abstract

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 also changing how law is disseminated throughout and used by the general public. What are these technologies, how are they used and perceived in the courtroom and in wider culture, and how do they affect legal decision making? This book explains how, when, and why legal practice moved from a largely words-only environment to one more dependent on and driven by images, and how rapidly developing techno ... More

Keywords: visual displays, digital technologies, digital multimedia, lawyers, courtroom, legal decision making, trial presentation software, interactive multimedia, virtual courts, cyberjuries

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780814727584
Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: March 2016 DOI:10.18574/nyu/9780814727584.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Neal Feigenson, author

Christina Spiesel, author