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The Internet, digital media and digital technology have profoundly changed law, legal education and legal institutions—from the use of digital evidence in the criminal courtroom to the proliferation of blogs and websites maintained by law professors. The implications for legal scholarship are similarly profound. Documentary studies of legal reforms and their impact on the lived experiences of individuals and communities in digital video, audio and film expand the boundaries of law and society scholarship, and open the door to film and video as vehicles for reflection about the nature of law and legal practice. Emerging media such as blogging, podcasting, and video blogging allow “citizen journalists” ranging from legal scholars to grass-roots activists to report and analyze important legal issues at length and in ways unavailable through the soundbite-oriented mainstream media. Projecting Law aims to discuss the interplay between law and the entire spectrum of digital media, from blogging, podcasting, and videoblogging to feature-length filmmaking.

Members of the Projecting Law group include:



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