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December 17, 2014

Jarvis book named JEA’s ‘One Book’ to read in early 2015

Geeks Bearing Gifts, the exploration of the possible future(s) of the news business by CUNY Graduate School of Journalism Professor Jeff Jarvis, has been named the “One Book” to read over the next six months by the Journalism Education Association,…

Illustrated Courtroom listed as a Best Indie Book in 2014

The collection of legal artistry documenting many of America’s most high profile trial dramas over the past half century has earned a spot on the Best Indie Books list compiled by Kirkus Reviews. Elizabeth Williams and Sue Russell’s book, The…

December 4, 2014

50 percent off on The Illustrated Courtroom

If you’re one of the people who couldn’t quite put your hand in your pocket to pay $60 for the oversized paperback edition of The Illustrated Courtroom, we have welcome news for you. Thanks to a new printing, the price…

November 10, 2014

Federal Courthouse Offers Court Art Show

The Thurgood Marshall Court House, home of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, is marking the court’s 225th anniversary with a number of events, including an art show featuring illustrations by the artists who produced…

October 27, 2014

CUNY Journalism Hosts Panel on Courtroom Artists

The role of courtroom artists in American journalism and law will be the subject of a panel discussion on Nov. 19 at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. Titled “The Illustrated Courtroom: 50 Years of Journalism, Law and Art,” the…

October 8, 2014

Carvin to Speak at Stanford Seminar

Andy Carvin will speak at Stanford’s Liberation Technology Seminar. Carvin’s book, DISTANT WITNESS: SOCIAL MEDIA, THE ARAB SPRING AND A JOURNALISM REVOLUTION, has become a required text for people both inside and outside the journalism arena on how  social media…

September 30, 2014

‘Distant Witness’ in the Era of ISIS

The Arab Spring was not only about political revolution; it heralded a revolution in news gathering, too. The use of social media in war-torn cities in the Middle East is an extension of the new era described in Andy Carvin’s…

September 19, 2014

Illustrated Courtroom Earns Kirkus Stars

Kirkus Reviews touts The Illustrated Courtroom as “a new approach to understanding the criminal justice system through the eyes of courtroom artists.” Writer Sue Russell and five acclaimed courtroom sketch artists, led by Elizabeth Williams, document 50 years of the…

August 1, 2014

Special Sale: 20 Percent off The Illustrated Courtroom

For a limited time, we’re offering 20 percent off the $60 cover price — save $12 — of The Illustrated Courtroom. The price will still say $60, but the discount will be applied upon checkout. You pay only $48. If…