Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2008

Keywords

film, criminal justice system, documentary, filmmakers

Abstract

Film . . . has been used effectively to shape public perceptions about the criminal justice system. . . . [and] the documentary form has power to convict or release a defendant, as well as to disclose the positive and negative aspects of the criminal justice system. . . . Three articles on this subject appear in this issue of the UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND LAW JOURNAL OF RACE, RELIGION, GENDER AND CLASS and add to this body of scholarship. . . .Our goal was to foster a series of dialogues among and between a number of individuals: filmmakers....

Disciplines

Film and Media Studies | Law and Society

Recommended Citation

8 University of Maryland Law Journal on Race, Religion, Gender & Class 1 (2008).