1404 ABA Journal Law in Popular Culture articles.
Texas abortion clinics seek SCOTUS review
Abortion providers in Texas asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to consider whether their lawsuit challenging the state’s restrictive law can go forward.…
Sep 24, 2021 3:50 PM CDT
People in high-pressure occupations often find themselves in dangerous situations. Sometimes that danger rears its head via emotional exhaustion, mental health issues or physical outbursts of aggression. When individuals spend…
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Sep 9, 2021 9:30 AM CDTlegal battle over the conservatorship that put her under the control of her father brought international attention to the conservatorship system. But many other rich and famous people have—appropriately or not—also found themselves in the grips of a system that is much more easy to enter than to leave.
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Trailblazing lawyer Karen Hastie Williams dies at 76
Lawyer Karen Hastie Williams died last month at age 76. She was the first Black woman to clerk at the U.S. Supreme…
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During its original broadcast run from 1990 until 2010, Law & Order became a cultural phenomenon. With an emphasis on procedure as the primary plot device and less reliance on exploring characters’ personal lives or relationships, the success of the show spawned numerous similar shows and spin-offs while inspiring countless fans to go to law school or pursue careers in law enforcement.
Aug 1, 2021 3:00 AM CDT
Unhappy young lawyers often share a common lament: “If only I’d known what being a lawyer was really like.” It’s easy to understand the disconnect. After all, TV shows, movies and the media focus primarily on the endgame—the trial, the closing, the conviction. There’s rarely much about the day-to-day legal work leading up to that big moment—assuming there is one at all. Cecillia X. Xie is out to change that.
Aug 1, 2021 2:00 AM CDT
Supreme Court approval rating hits 4-year low
Only 49% of Americans approve of the way the U.S. Supreme Court is handling its job, according to a July poll by Gallup.…
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“Emergency Call spotlights a crucial aspect of our country’s response system. Dispatchers are the first line of communication with those who are seeking emergency assistance for various matters.”
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