Posts tagged: discourse of disrespect

Courts and Judges on trial by Media

  Judges have been the victims of “rougher than usual media treatment’’ through “screaming headlines’’ and sensationalist television footage of controversial judgements, says award-winning Adelaide communications expert Dr Pamela Schulz. The University of South Australia lecturer cites an ancient  quotation by Cicero in 68BC “Alas my client is condemned by public opinion’’ to reflect . […]