Media Coverage in Criminal Justice Cases: What Prosecutors and Defenders Can and Cannot Say

Prof. Levenson co-authors book on media coverage in criminal trials

Professor Laurie Levenson co-authored the book, Media Coverage in Criminal Justice Cases: What Prosecutors and Defenders Can and Cannot Say, published by the American Bar Association. Levenson wrote chapter 6 on law professors. It begins:

In my wildest dreams, I never thought I would be a television commentator. I left trial practice for academia secure in the belief that I would be sheltered from the spotlight of the public and courtroom, safe to ponder great thoughts behind the ivy walls. But, as they say, "People plan, God laughs." When the Rodney King trial hit Los Angeles, the ivy walls came crashing down. I went from nerdy law professor to legal expert overnight. How? I was there.

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