Digital Divisions: Racial (In)Justice and the Limits of Social Informatics in the State of Georgia vs. Troy Anthony Davis

McPhail, Mark Lawrence; Lyon, Rachel; Harris, David
April 2012
Northern Kentucky Law Review;2012, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p137
Academic Journal
An essay is presented on the decisions and media coverage based on the court case of The State of Georgia v. Troy Anthony Davis related to the murder of police officer Mark McPhail. The social, legal and media issues based on racial justice and reconciliation and the tensions related to the rule of law, fairness in justice and the traditional media coverage advocacy is discussed. The decentralization of communication, social equality and need of democratic public sphere is also discussed.


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