1330 ABA Journal Law in Popular Culture articles.
Sep 16, 2020 2:21 PM CDT
Aug 27, 2020 9:36 AM CDT
Lawyer is charged in alleged $20M cryptocurrency scam
Lawyer Scott Hughes, 44, of Newport Beach, California, has been accused of helping launder at least $20 million in an alleged cryptocurrency…
Aug 19, 2020 4:29 PM CDT
Aug 18, 2020 11:13 AM CDT
No crimes by prosecutors found in Jussie Smollett case
Special prosecutor Dan Webb has found “substantial abuses of discretion” but no criminal wrongdoing by prosecutors who dropped charges against actor…
Aug 17, 2020 4:51 PM CDT
A short story about the first lawyer in a close-knit Black family has been named the winner of the 2020 ABA Journal/Ross Writing Contest for Legal Short Fiction. The author is Daniel M. Best, an associate at Gallagher Sharp in Columbus, Ohio.
Aug 14, 2020 1:36 PM CDT
Aug 13, 2020 9:52 AM CDT
Oklahoma lawyer Adam Banner breaks down Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich and various conspiracy theories surrounding the accusations against Epstein and his death. Banner also shares personal experiences in which he has dealt with client suicide.
Aug 11, 2020 9:20 AM CDT
Kentucky lawyer says sexual acts were consensual
A Kentucky lawyer accused of “monstrous and inhuman” sexual misbehavior says two former employees who sued him for harassment consented to “touching…
Aug 10, 2020 4:29 PM CDT
I went to law school to become a criminal defense attorney. I wasn’t a punk kid, but I had…
Aug 4, 2020 8:47 AM CDT
“Legal documentaries reflect the best of what media can do,” says Dan Abrams, chief legal affairs anchor at ABC News. “They can expose injustices, highlight things that have been buried and force action from people in power.” On the flip side, Abrams cautions that some documentaries can blur the line between journalism and advocacy, giving them a veneer or presumption of legitimacy.
Aug 1, 2020 2:30 AM CDT
Jul 31, 2020 11:45 AM CDTAbbe Lowell blamed Zoom videoconference delays for speaking over a Massachusetts federal judge during a Tuesday hearing.
Jul 29, 2020 4:34 PM CDT
Trump faces federal lawsuit over new policy of excluding immigrants from 2020 census
The city of Atlanta, several nonprofit organizations and naturalized citizens sued President Donald Trump on Thursday over…
Jul 24, 2020 4:27 PM CDT
The national pastime, played in empty stadiums, at long last gets underway on Thursday. The cheer of the crowd will be sorely missed. But the absence of fans will also spare Major League Baseball teams from legal headaches that can arise when the seats are filled.
Jul 22, 2020 1:47 PM CDT