January2016


Rebecca Wexler, 12:00 p.m. Jan. 22, Maurer School of Law


A Rule of Equivalents | Video as Big Data Collection for Purposes of Investigation and Trial

As part of our inaugural lecture series, Rebecca Wexler, a founding director and instructor for the Yale Visual Law Project, discussed the relationship between documentary photography and the law. In doing so, she challenged the seemingly evidentiary nature of digital images in the courtroom and questioned the ethics of using proprietary software as an investigative tool.