Anatomy of a Trial: Public Loss, Lessons Learned from The People vs. O.J. Simpson [NOOK Book]

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As the Los Angeles Superior Court's media liaison, Hayslett had unprecedented access to the trial of the century as she attempted to mediate between the court and members of the media. She kept a detailed journal during the proceedings and shares previously undisclosed information to expose some of the myths and stereotypes perpetuated by the trial, while affirming other stories that emerged during that time. The first account written with Judge Ito's cooperation, this book shows how the trial has produced a ...
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Anatomy of a Trial: Public Loss, Lessons Learned from The People vs. O.J. Simpson

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Overview

As the Los Angeles Superior Court's media liaison, Hayslett had unprecedented access to the trial of the century as she attempted to mediate between the court and members of the media. She kept a detailed journal during the proceedings and shares previously undisclosed information to expose some of the myths and stereotypes perpetuated by the trial, while affirming other stories that emerged during that time. The first account written with Judge Ito's cooperation, this book shows how the trial has produced a bunker mentality in the judicial system, shaping media and public access to courts with lasting impact on such factors as cameras in the courtroom, jury selection, admonishments from the bench, and fair-trial/free-press tensions.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780826266552
  • Publisher: University of Missouri Press
  • Publication date: 4/23/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 272
  • File size: 829 KB

Meet the Author

Jerrianne Hayslett continues to work in the field of court-media relations both nationally and internationally. She lives in Milwaukee.
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Table of Contents


Contents
Introduction: The Reality of Perception 00
Chapter 1 To Here from There 00
Chapter 2 In the Beginning 00
Chapter 3 Careening Off Track 00
Chapter 4 Pressing Issues 00
Chapter 5 Pack Jackalism 00
Chapter 6 Seeing Stars 00
Chapter 7 Getting the Picture 00
Chapter 8 Who's to Judge? 00
Chapter 9 If It Please the Court 00
Chapter 10 Judges Judging Judges 00
Chapter 11 More Craziness 00
Chapter 12 Aftermath 00
Chapter 13 From There to Here 00
Chapter 14 . . . And Beyond 00
Chapter 15 A Blueprint 00
Postscript: Where Are They Now? 00
Notes 00
Bibliography 00
Acknowledgments 00
Index 00
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 3, 2013

    Hayslett's book took me, as a professional whose work interfaced

    Hayslett's book took me, as a professional whose work interfaced with the court system for many years, right where I wanted to be: fly on the wall, and better yet, fly on the right wall to not only see the inner machinations of this high profile trial, but to hear the inner machinations of those directly involved in it. I already knew enough to stay away from the media feeding frenzy on this landmark trial: Hayslett's book brought me the information I craved about it.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 26, 2013

    "Anatomy of a Trial" trailed the publishing explosion

    "Anatomy of a Trial" trailed the publishing explosion that followed the O. J. Simpson murder. What it lacks in timeliness it more than makes up in thoughtful reflections and behind-the-scenes detail and quotes not found in its predecessors. The author had daily access to presiding judge Lance Ito in her role as the court's media liaison. Her accounts from those sessions paint a rich personal portrait of the man who was the judicial face of the "trial of the century." I covered the Simpson murder trial and have read many of the books about it.
    If I'd had time for just one, this would have been a strong choice.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 23, 2013

    I remember when the whole country was held spellbound by the O.J

    I remember when the whole country was held spellbound by the O.J.Simpson story unfolding before our very eyes on practically every TV channel. This fascinating book is a must read for serious journalism students as well as those curious about how the popular media and culture function in our society. ANATOMY OF A TRAIL opens the curtain allowing us to see through a professional journalist's eyes revealing what really happened in the interplay between the courts and the media.

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  • Posted June 21, 2013

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    Fascinating Behind-the-Scenes Look at an Important TrialAs a for

    Fascinating Behind-the-Scenes Look at an Important TrialAs a former journalist, it was fascinating to read all the behind-the-scenes goings-on of the news media covering such an important trial. The book reads like a novel, which makes “Anatomy of a Trial” not only a very informative but a fun read. This book would make great supplemental reading in law, journalism, and other media college courses. 

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  • Posted January 29, 2009

    Amazing book on courts and the trials

    This is the most fascinating book I've ever read on the court system and media's influence. I loved all the insider stories. Fantastic book. I couldn't put it down.

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