Hot off the CUNY J-Press

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…

July 7, 2014

Psychology Today Loves The Illustrated Courtroom

Psychology Today magazine is giving a rave to our new book THE ILLUSTRATED COURTROOM: 50 YEARS OF COURT ART. Author Katherine Ramsland marvels at how many iconic court cases are featured in the book, the first looking at this unique meeting…

July 3, 2014

Talk Center America hosts 2 Illustrated Courtroom artists

If you want to hear more from our superstar courtroom illustrators — and see them livestreamed via Skype — here’s your chance via Talk Center America. Diane Diamond leads Liz Williams and Bill Robles, two of the artists featured in…

June 23, 2014

NY Times story on Nat Hentoff book, movie

The Times’ Larry Rohter has done a nice piece on David Lewis’ new documentary and the companion book he did for CUNY Journalism Press, both titled “The Pleasures of Being Out of Step,” on the remarkable life of Nat Hentoff…

June 22, 2014

NPR Likes ‘The Illustrated Courtroom”

‘The Illustrated Courtroom’ Finds Art In Real-Life Legal Drama ‘The Illustrated Courtroom’ Finds Art In Real-Life Legal… For some trials, courtroom sketches are the only images the public ever sees. NPR’s Rachel Martin speaks with artist Elizabeth Williams about her…

June 9, 2014

New Kindle Review of The Illustrated Courtroom

Amazon has put up part of the American Lawyer review of our book The Illustrated Courtroom: 50 Years of Court Art, which features 140 iconic deadline-delivered drawings by five of the top courtroom artists of all time from dozens of…