A legal lens on home

Law and documentary film may seem far apart, but they actually share many connections, Martha Minow says in The Boston Globe.

“Documentary filmmakers confront legal questions about privacy, secrecy, access to public and private spaces, and ownership of images and other materials,” Minow writes. “Lawyers increasingly use video interviews and computer-generated graphics in hearings and negotiations. Mass media culture informs views of legal decision-makers and everyone’s pictures of courts and law.”

Read more in The Boston Globe