Published Online: 1 April 1983
Page Count: 5
Associate professor of Speech Communication, California State University, Northridge,
(Received 2 August 1982; accepted 9 August 1982)
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.
Paper ID: JFS11539J