1292 ABA Journal Law in Popular Culture articles.
Pro basketball players shoot for law school
Imani McGee-Stafford, a center with the Dallas Wings, is leaving the basketball court and headed to the Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles.…
Apr 1, 2020 4:55 PM CDT
I’ve talked with many disappointed individuals following a “ride-along” with law enforcement. The most common complaint is the lack of “action” during the experience. I’m sure there are plenty of…
Mar 26, 2020 9:33 AM CDT
Mar 19, 2020 10:47 AM CDTNovember 2019 issue, Scientific American, one of the country's leading science publications, included a twenty-page article titled "The Influenza Outlook", which highlighted the escalating threat of influenza for the year 2020. Unfortunately, at present, the emergence and spread of the novel coronavirus makes the flu pale by comparison.
Mar 18, 2020 10:12 AM CDT
Lawyer threatened jail to people with unpaid 911 responder bills
After a debt collection attorney allegedly threatened more than 800 people with imprisonment for not paying money owed to Trinity…
Mar 13, 2020 3:36 PM CDT
When I see a new “legal drama” on one of the “Big Three” television networks, the cynic in me comes out in full force. There are so many aspects of…
Mar 12, 2020 12:35 PM CDT
Mar 11, 2020 11:14 AM CDT
DOJ lawyer who risked his career over a footnote dies at 88
A former deputy solicitor general who served under eight presidents, Lawrence Wallace, has died at age 88. Wallace…
Feb 27, 2020 3:40 PM CST
Oklahoma lawyer Adam Banner dissects Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez. “The documentary series is definitely worth watching for those fans of the genre who are more interested in the sensational nature of high-profile cases,” he writes.
Feb 18, 2020 9:23 AM CST
Attorney disputes his University of Michigan Law School gift
Lance J. Johnson, a Minnesota lawyer who had donated $150,000 to the University of Michigan Law School and had planned to…
Feb 12, 2020 3:17 PM CST
Censure recommended for judge’s remarks on racy photos
The New Jersey Supreme Court’s Advisory Committee on Judicial Conduct is recommending censure for a judge who commented on a “knucklehead”…
Feb 7, 2020 4:40 PM CST
If you’re a lawyer, you’ve probably encountered hundreds if not thousands of lawyer jokes. While laughing at lawyer punchlines is all fun and games, it can also lead to dire consequences if the public distrusts attorneys enough not to hire them.
Feb 1, 2020 1:00 AM CST
Jan 29, 2020 7:00 AM CST
In this new episode of Asked and Answered, ABA Journal Senior Writer Stephanie Francis Ward speaks with two lawyers and a TV showrunner, who are all involved in the world of reality television.
Jan 27, 2020 2:20 PM CST
Judge denies 16-year-old aspiring lawyer’s request for murder evidence
A 16-year-old aspiring lawyer and true crime blogger lost a bid Thursday to access evidence in the Texas murder case that…
Jan 24, 2020 3:48 PM CST