From the infamous Scopes Monkey Trial, portrayed in Inherit the Wind, to the sensational war crimes trials that inspired Judgment at Nuremberg, celluloid trials have provided a compelling source of entertainment. Now t wo UCLA law professors/trial aficinados go behind the scenes of nearly 70 riveting courtroom movie dramas and comedies to demonstrate how directors make the legal system accessible to moviegoers.
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Descrizione libro Andrews and McMeel Publishing Co., Kansas City, 1996. Softcover. Condizione libro: New. Seventh Printing.. 338 pages. Softcover. Like New. FILM. Pull up your popcorn and get ready for your favorite courtroom movie. In this book, trial aficionado can go behind the scenes of nearly 70 riveting legal movies - from A Man for All Seasons to A Few Good Men, from Adam's Rib to In the Name of the Father. In lay terms (not legalese), Bergman and Asimow explain the finer points of law, tackle ethical questions, and help you figure out why lawyers do what they do. Reel Justice also rates each movie, which makes it a must-read for avid video renters. Both law professors at the University of California at Los Angeles, Bergman and Asimow base their rankings on the quality, dramatic power, and authenticity of trial scenes, giving four gavels to the classics. If you love the law - or if you're just nuts about courtroom dramas - Reel Justice will bring truth and justice to your movie-watching moments. Includes an Index. (Key Words: Law, Justice, Movies, Paul Bergman, Michael Asimow, Film, Women Trial Lawyers, Tort Law, Legal Ethics, Juries, Evidence, Defense Lawyers, Criminal Law, Constitutional Law, Attorneys). book. Codice libro della libreria 58436X1
Descrizione libro Andrews McMeel Publishing, 1996. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0836210352
Descrizione libro Condizione libro: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Codice libro della libreria 97808362103541.0
Descrizione libro Andrews McMeel Publishing, 1996. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0836210352