Truth in Evidence: The Construction of Video Evidence in Judicial Decisions.

@inproceedings{PlunkettLatimer2017TruthIE,
  title={Truth in Evidence: The Construction of Video Evidence in Judicial Decisions.},
  author={Jacob Plunkett-Latimer},
  year={2017}
}
This study focuses on the conceptualization of video evidence as constructed by judges in their written decisions in Canadian criminal courts and the impact this conceptualization has on understandings of truth. Recent years have seen substantial developments in video recording technology and in the cultural practices that support its use. Of particular interest to this study is the mobilization of video as a means of legitimizing truth claims. Using a qualitative content analysis of 52 recent… Expand

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