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Court Film

Student | Daniel CattonThe American court system could greatly benefit from various aspects of Film.  First and foremost, the trial process needs stricter guidelines regarding time.  The sixth amendment states, “In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy trial.”  In Film, there is an exact schedule that states what will be covered on which day.  If this was practiced in the court of law, cases could be resolved in a much timelier fashion.  Secondly, there is constant communication on a film set.  The editing…

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  • Influencers | Social Media , Pepperdine Student Comments
  • Jan 08, 2018

Virtual reality and goldfish

Student | Cayley Olivier I attended a case where the defendant, Godinez, was accused of robbery of Malin Torres under Penal Code 212.5 ( C ) and unlawful taking or driving of a vehicle under Vehicle Code 10851 ( A ).  I found the different methods both attornies used to deliver their closing arguments very intriguing as they both had different approaches. 

The court system relates to advertising in numerous ways.  Firstly, lawyers must be able to market or sell their case to a jury in a similar was…

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  • Influencers | Social Media , Pepperdine Student Comments
  • Jan 04, 2018

Explain jargon to the jury

Marcy Channon | StudentMost American citizens are not well informed about their own rights and are not educated enough about the trial process.  Considering this fact, I have identified a few principles of IMC [Integrated Marketing Communications] that could be applied to both remedy this problem and improve the overall trial process.

IMC is all about creating a cohesive message for consumers.  Marketers often have to go the extra mile to ensure that their information is presented in a way that can be easily understood.  Comparably, in a courtroom,…

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  • Influencers | Social Media , Pepperdine Student Comments
  • Dec 28, 2017

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