Law in Popular Culture

Law in Popular Culture

Wrong man arrested on ‘troubling’ reality TV show has no civil rights case, 7th Circuit rules

Civil Rights

Acquitted man sues ‘Cold Justice’ producers and sheriff over claimed malicious murder prosecution

Civil Rights

57 arrested at federal courthouse in Ferguson anniversary protest; state of emergency declared

Family Law

Fugitive mom captured in parental kidnap case; did vaccination issue prompt her exit?

Opening Statements

Planned documentary will look at the shortcomings of the public defender system

Storytelling

How trials are more like plot-driven movies than character-driven novels

Features

How the ‘Golden Decade’ of legal films still influences us today

Cover Story

Why Hollywood loves lawyers

Features

100 years of law at the movies

Opening Statements

Judge’s movie night brings the court and the public closer together

International Law

US seeks to question Minnesota dentist in shooting of Cecil the lion

Law in Popular Culture

The show will go on: New Harper Lee nonprofit will put on ‘Mockingbird’ play at her hometown museum

Legal Marketing

Lawyer is flattered by toddler’s obsession with his TV ads

Obituaries

Ann Rule, leading true-crime author who befriended then-unknown serial killer Ted Bundy, dies at 83

Criminal Justice

Lawyer-turned-reality star is found dead; her boyfriend is arrested

Law in Popular Culture

Harper Lee’s ‘Go Set a Watchman’ sells a million copies, gets initial print run increased

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court approval rating peaks among Democrats, hits low point among Republicans

Law in Popular Culture

ABA to honor Silver Gavel Award winners, including ‘Serial’ podcast and an HBO doc on Prop 8

Law in Popular Culture

Law prof’s contrarian views about Atticus Finch are vindicated

Law in Popular Culture

Lawyer’s account of discovery of Harper Lee’s ‘Watchman’ book differs from that of sued agent