Advocates, experts, and suspects: three images of lawyers in Chinese media reports
Research on the public image of lawyers often focuses on lawyers’ role as advocates and neglects other representations. Based on the content analysis of 669 media reports of Chinese criminal cases between 1979 and 2009, this article provides a typology of lawyers’ media images: as advocates, as experts and as suspects. Even when lawyers are characterized as defenders of suspects, media depictions of their roles are vacuous and lawyers may be considered unnecessary and dispensable. Furthermore,...[Show more]
|Collections||ANU Research Publications|
|Source:||International Journal of the Legal Profession|
|01_Wang_Advocates%2C_experts%2C_and_2014.pdf||352.09 kB||Adobe PDF||Request a copy|
Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.