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Crime and Publicity: The Impact of News on the Administration of Justice

by Friendly, Alfred and Ronald L. Goldfarb

First Edition

Price: $39.00
from: Rose's Books, IOBA

  • Seller Inventory #: 010313
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Fine
  • Jacket condition: Near Fine
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: The Twentieth Century Fund
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1967

New York: The Twentieth Century Fund, 1967. First Edition. Maroon cloth with black and gilt titles. 335 pp. A look at the impact of the news on the justice system, including possible prejudicial publicity. They stress the role of the press as "public watchdog" in protecting the rights of defendants and guarding against illicit court "deals" or unfair procedures. They include a fresh analysis of the problems posed by television coverage of crime news and court proceedings. They assemble a casebook of actual trials, showing both typical and sensational coverage, as a way of approaching measured judgment on central issues. Dustjacket has minor shelfwear. Fine in near fine dustjacket, protected with a mylar cover.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.