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The media rhetoric of Law and order

Thomas N. Gardner

The media rhetoric of Law and order

how ABC framed the Mumia Abu-Jamal story

by Thomas N. Gardner

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Published by Edwin Mellen Press in Lewiston, N.Y .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementThomas N. Gardner ; with a foreword by Robert W. McChesney
Classifications
LC ClassificationsP96.O242 U635 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 462 p. :
Number of Pages462
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24408356M
ISBN 100773446834
ISBN 109780773446830
LC Control Number2009036317

Law as Rhetoric, Rhetoric as Law the lawyer than that. A modern law school is, among other things, a school in those arts of persuasion about justice that are peculiar to, and peculiarly effective in, our legal culture. And the commit-ment of the rhetorician to the cause of his client presents him, inCited by:   Donald Trump's promise to be the "law-and-order" candidate revived a slogan often associated with Nixon's presidential campaign. Linguist Geoff Nunberg discusses the .

Newspaper and other media proprietors are keen to fuel are keen to debunk the rhetoric behind the law-and-order stance of many Australian politicians. Their views are challenging and provocative, and their book provides a well argued critique of conventional There are, of course, many recent books dealing with law-and-order issues.   ALEXANDER DOCUMENTS the birth of mass incarceration in the U.S., beginning with the "law-and-order" rhetoric of populist bigot George .

  Law enforcement officials are as vulnerable to political rhetoric and media imagery as the general public is. For three decades, news stories pertaining to nearly all street crime have Author: Mallory Mosner. Sid Bedingfield, University of Minnesota Roy Wilkins is best known as an activist who led the NAACP during the Civil Rights Movement and its aftermath. But my recent article, “The Journalism of Roy Wilkins and the Rise of Law-and-Order Rhetoric” (Journalism History, September ), reveals a surprising fact about Wilkins’s long , Wilkins became the first African American.


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The media rhetoric of Law and order: how ABC framed the Mumia Abu-Jamal story. [Thomas N Gardner] -- This work presents a case study of journalism as persuasion through a triangulated examination of ABC 20/20's story ""Hollywood's Unlikely Hero.

The case of Mumia Abu-Jamal --The TV news magazine genre in the corporate media world --Examining television at the juncture of rhetoric and cultural studies --Cultivation analysis and the shaping of the frame --Media literacy as cultural intervention --Methodology --Rhetorical analysis of "Hollywood's unlikely hero" and "framing an execution.

The Rhetoric of Law examines the words used in legal institutions and proceedings and explores both the literary aspect of legal life and the role of rhetoric in shaping the life of the law. The essays in The Rhetoric of Law reflect the diverse influences of literary theory, feminism, and interpretive social science.

The O.J. Simpson Trials: Rhetoric, Media, and the Law. Janice E. Schuetz, Lin S. Lilley. Edited by communications professor Janice Schuetz and professional trial consultant Lin S.

Lilley, the book focuses on telelitigation, the media's transformation of sensational trials, with celebrity defendants and victims, into telemediated s: 1. This book discusses theories of legal reasoning and provides an overall view of the rhetoric of legal justification.

It shows how and why lawyers arguments can be rationally persuasive even though rarely, if ever, logically conclusive or compelling. It examines the role of legal syllogism and universality of legal reasoning, looking at arguments of consequentialism and principle, and concludes.

Southern governors and law enforcement officials often characterized these tactics as criminal and argued that the rise of the Civil Rights Movement was indicative of a breakdown of law and order.

Support of civil rights legislation was derided by Southern conservatives as merely ‘rewarding lawbreakers.’. For more than a decade – from the mid s until the late s – conservatives systematically and strategically linked opposition to civil rights legislation to calls for law.

The book joins a long list of Posner calls for reform and proposes a slew of specifics: for example, that law schools offer courses—“[p]sychology, sociology, economics, organizational theory, and related fields”—for the continuing education of judges that “focus on how judges act rather than on what they (often their law clerks rather than they) say in their opinions.”.

“The rhetoric of ‘law and order’ was first mobilized in the late s as Southern governors and law enforcement officials attempted to generate and mobilize white opposition to the Civil Rights Movement. In the years following Brown by: 2 autopoietic order, prompting immediate analogies with mathematics 7 and, more particularly, with the discipline of Euclidean geometry.

8 Land law resembles, in this sense, a specialised game, 9 played by a rarified caste of amiable eccentrics, in which the outcome of every strategic move is dictated by an arbitrarily predetermined.

Barnwell 9 the secrets of success."2 Essentially, the Sophists were the first group of advocates, and rhetoric was ideal as a communication technology within a democratic society.

Generally, a citizen’s success and influence in Athens depended on his rhetorical ability. This book provides an interpretive and critical analysis of key segments of the O.

Simpson criminal and civil trials. The focus of the book is on telelitigation, the way that the media has transformed sensational trials with celebrity defendants and victims into telemediated forms.

"Liturgies and the Rhetoric of Law in Fourth-Century Athens: a Case Study on an antidosis ([Dem.] 42)" published on 20 Sep by : Kostas Apostolakis. Michelle Alexander is the author of the bestseller The New Jim Crow, and a civil-rights advocate, lawyer, legal scholar and spoke Author: Sarah Childress.

Law and Order in Australia – Rhetoric or Reality is a thoroughly wide-ranging and detailed analysis of the facts pertaining to law and order in Australia.

The depth and breadth of the sources dispels most myths and gives the reader ample fodder to develop a balanced argument in discussions on law and order topics. Media Rhetoric of Law and Order: How abc Framed the Mumia Abu-Jamal Story Gardner, Thomas N. pages This work presents a case study of journalism as persuasion through a triangulated examination of ABC 20/20 ’s story “Hollywood’s Unlikely Hero” (December ), which reports on the death penalty case of Mumia Abu.

In modern politics, law and order, also known as tough on crime and the War on Crime, is demands for a strict criminal justice system, especially in relation to violent and property crime, through stricter criminal penalties may include longer terms of imprisonment, mandatory sentencing, three-strikes laws, and in some countries, capital punishment.

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Bringing Down the Hammer: The Policy Manifestations of “Law and Order” O nce in office, Nixon got the ball rolling on building a system of mass incarceration in the United States to get supposed criminals off the streets.

However, as notably argued by Michelle Alexander, associate professor of law at Ohio State University, in her book, “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Author: Brady Hummel.The primary purpose of this book is to provide a useful survey and analysis of some aspects of law in Zambia.

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