Books -- Free Press V. Fair Trial, Supreme Court Decisions since 1807 by Douglas S. Campbell
Bush, Ellen M., The Journalism Educator
There is no lack of books, law review articles, and textbook chapters on the conflict between a free press and a fair trial. However, author Douglas S. Campbell has taken a different approach in his historical survey of 30 major U.S. Supreme Court cases that focus on the problems of assembling an impartial jury while providing media access to the courts.
Campbell handles 30 major cases chronologically, each in a separate section of no less than four pages intended for non-lawyers. Beginning with Aaron Burr's trial for treason in 1807 and ending with Mu'Min v. Virginia, a 1991 case that considers racial bias, Campbell explores the tradition of an impartial jury. He takes the reader …
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Publication information: Article title: Books -- Free Press V. Fair Trial, Supreme Court Decisions since 1807 by Douglas S. Campbell. Contributors: Bush, Ellen M. - Author. Journal title: The Journalism Educator. Volume: 49. Issue: 2 Publication date: Summer 1994. Page number: 85. © Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Winter 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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