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"Narrative determination and the figure of the judge"

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An excellent introduction to the way judges are represented in Hollywood films. The main finding is that judges are 'marginal characters'. Lawyers tend to dominate in courtroom dramas and courtroom scenes.

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David A Black (2004) ‘"Narrative determination and the figure of the judge"’, in Michael Freeman, Current Legal Issues: Law and Popular Culture, , Oxford University Press, Oxford.