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Armchair Jurors

Larke-Walsh, George S. (2017) Armchair Jurors.

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In Making a Murderer the infamous discovery of the Toyota car key in Steven Avery’s bedroom is presented in a way that directly accuses the Manitowoc police of planting evidence. This particular display of criminal injustice has influenced a variety of internet memes that poke fun at the scenario. The fact that Murderer has inspired internet humor does not diminish the concurrent petitions for a retrial and investigations into police corruption...

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Depositing User: George Larke-Walsh


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Date Deposited: 12 Jan 2021 15:11
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2021 15:11


Author: George S. Larke-Walsh

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Faculty of Arts and Creative Industries > School of Media and Communications


Media > Media and Cultural Studies

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