Law in Popular Culture

Evidence

Bicyclist’s helmet cam video persuades police officer to ticket driver in road-rage incident

Careers

Lawyer uses $200K in legal fees to make movie about trial win in nursing home med-mal case

Bar Associations

In Law Day activities, citizens serve and learn while leaders remember Magna Carta

Opening Statements

Tech-based problem-solving movement spreads to lawyers

U.S. Supreme Court

Line started on Friday for gay-marriage arguments in SCOTUS; what does a place sitter cost?

Legal Ethics

Judge rebuked for posting on Facebook about trials she was overseeing says ethics panel got it wrong

Law in Popular Culture

Harper Lee’s hometown loses right to produce ‘Mockingbird’ play

Law in Popular Culture

9th Circuit judge opens courthouse doors to public for free movie night

Celebrities

Sons charged with stealing from best-selling true-crime author Ann Rule

Legal History

Landmark NYC courthouse opens doors for free exhibit after 40 years of being closed

Behind the Scenes

Weaver inspires layout and art for domestic violence feature

U.S. Supreme Court

Ginsburg makes Time’s list of most influential people; Scalia explains why

Legal History

Polluted town championed by Erin Brockovich is largely gone despite $333M settlement

Law in Popular Culture

Defense lawyers follow popular Serial podcast’s lead, are publishing sequel to client’s online story

Law in Popular Culture

Should female justices be recognized with an ice cream flavor by Ben & Jerry’s?

Law in Peepular Culture

See the top 3 ‘Game of Peeps’ dioramas for 2015

Elder Law

Harper Lee probe is closed with no finding of abuse

Law in Popular Culture

Need a lawyer but can’t afford one? ‘Intangible Lawyer’ could help

Law in Popular Culture

Judge Judy creates new show to teach viewers about ‘crapshoot’ justice system

Law in Peepular Culture

Vote for your favorite Peeps in Law 2015 diorama!