Barbara Villez – Telephone camera technology and courtroom images

Event Date: 21 October 2011         Visions of the Trial: Courts and Visual Culture —————————————— Barbara Villez (Professor of Legal Languages and Cultures, University Vincennes-St Denis/Paris 8 Telephone camera technology and courtroom images Films made on telephone cameras are all over the YouTube. A good number of these deal with police arrests, but some offer images of …

Leslie J Moran – Watching the judiciary

Event Date: 21 October 2011     Visions of the Trial: Courts and Visual Culture —————————————— Leslie J Moran (Birkbeck) Watching the judiciary From the 18th century surveillance of the judiciary has been a preoccupation of those seeking to ensure that justice is not only done but is seen to be done. If in the past this scrutiny was undertaken …