Prime Time Law: Fictional Television As Legal Narrative

Prime Time Law: Fictional Television As Legal Narrative

by Robert M. Jarvis
     
 

ISBN-10: 0890898081

ISBN-13: 9780890898086

Pub. Date: 08/01/1998

Publisher: Carolina Academic Press

Written by leading academicians from such diverse fields as law, history, English, political science, and mass communication, Prime Time Law examines the depiction of lawyers and legal issues in fictional television. Serious enough to be discussed in the classroom, entertaining enough to be read in the living room, and valuable enough to be kept in the library, Prime…  See more details below

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Written by leading academicians from such diverse fields as law, history, English, political science, and mass communication, Prime Time Law examines the depiction of lawyers and legal issues in fictional television. Serious enough to be discussed in the classroom, entertaining enough to be read in the living room, and valuable enough to be kept in the library, Prime Time Law includes references to over 350 shows.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780890898086
Publisher:
Carolina Academic Press
Publication date:
08/01/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
323
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Foreword
1The Defenders3
2Hill Street Blues17
3L.A. Law21
4Law & Order33
5Matlock55
6Murder One65
7N.Y.P.D. Blue87
8Paper Chase105
9Perry Mason115
10Picket Fences129
11Rumpole of the Bailey145
12Science Fiction155
13Situation Comedies167
14Soap Operas181
15Westerns189
16Women Lawyers219
17Young Lawyers249
Epilogue265
Notes269
Contributors313
General Index317
Series Index319

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