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Violence in the media and its influence on criminal defense /

"A look at media violence and its possible influence on viewers, this book examines how the "media made me do it" defense has affected today's courtrooms. Highly publicized cases, that used media influence as part of their defense, are discussed in detail. Other topics include the creation and maint...

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Main Author: Cooper, Cynthia A.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., 2007
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245 1 0 |a Violence in the media and its influence on criminal defense /  |c Cynthia A. Cooper. 
260 |a Jefferson, N.C. :  |b McFarland & Co.,  |c c2007. 
300 |a v, 205 p. :  |b ill. ;  |c 23 cm. 
520 |a "A look at media violence and its possible influence on viewers, this book examines how the "media made me do it" defense has affected today's courtrooms. Highly publicized cases, that used media influence as part of their defense, are discussed in detail. Other topics include the creation and maintenance of rating systems, parental involvement and ultimate responsibility"--Provided by publisher. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-202) and index. 
505 0 |a 1. The historical context of media violence -- 2. Social science research and the search for a cause of violence -- 3. Media regulation -- 4. Media on trial -- 5. Lionel Tate and the TV wrestling defense -- 6. The Matrix murders -- 7. Lessons learned and future priorities. 
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650 0 |a Violence in mass media. 
650 0 |a Mass media  |x Influence. 
650 0 |a Defense (Criminal procedure) 
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852 0 |b MAIN  |h P96.V5  |i C66 2007