Volume 28, Issue 2 (April 1983)

    The Expert Witness and the Use of Videotape Recordings

    (Received 2 August 1982; accepted 9 August 1982)

    Published Online: April

    CODEN: JFSOAD

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    Abstract

    Juror reaction to videotape in the courtroom, and specifically to videotape's effect on witness credibility, has been explored by various communication researchers. This paper summarizes some of the research on videotape in the courtroom, discusses some of the legal issues involved, and focuses on some of the specific uses of videotape for the expert witness. The pros and cons of using videotape are also explored.


    Author Information:

    Kessler, JB
    Associate professor of Speech Communication, California State University, Northridge,


    Stock #: JFS11539J

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS11539J

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    Title The Expert Witness and the Use of Videotape Recordings
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    Committee E30