Law in Popular Culture
1380 ABA Journal Law in Popular Culture articles.
Jeffrey Toobin returns to CNN after Zoom incident
Journalist and legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin has returned to CNN eight months after he masturbated during a break in a Zoom…
Jun 11, 2021 3:18 PM CDT
I was an athlete when I was younger, playing baseball and football all through school. Even now, I still love the mental and emotional clarity physical activity brings. More than that, though, sports allow me to set aside time to share a common bond with the ones near my heart but distant in location. I cherish the group FaceTime calls with my pops and cousins (who live in Texas) as we complain about the Dallas Cowboys on a beautiful fall afternoon, for example.
Jun 10, 2021 12:20 PM CDT
In 2004, Dan Glickman began a six-year stint as chairman and CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America. That may seem like an unusual career change for a nine-term congressman from Kansas and former secretary of agriculture. People sometimes questioned his qualifications to lead Hollywood’s trade association. “I used to grow popcorn,” he tells me he’d respond. “And now I sell it.”
Jun 8, 2021 9:38 AM CDT
Atlanta business group sues MLB for moving All-Star Game
Job Creators Network, a conservative organization that represents small businesses, is suing Major League Baseball for moving the July All-Star Game…
Jun 2, 2021 3:16 PM CDT
The ABA Journal recently took home a number of awards in two journalism contests—one for the national business press and the other for Chicago-area media.
May 21, 2021 1:00 PM CDT
Every once in a while, I’ll hit a wall with this column. The problem usually arises when I have too many irons in the fire at the office. I’m currently battling through the COVID-19 backlog of cases and trials back on schedule now that courts are opening up and jury dockets are becoming more regular.
May 20, 2021 2:59 PM CDT
This year’s winners of the ABA 2021 Silver Gavel Awards for Media and the Arts focused on matters that included court secrecy, open justice, racial justice, criminal justice system and women’s rights.
May 20, 2021 11:00 AM CDT
At the beginning of this year, I wrote a column about the National Geographic channel series Trafficked with Mariana van Zeller. The column focused on fentanyl, known by some…
May 6, 2021 10:56 AM CDT
A New Jersey appeals court has overturned a $1.1 million verdict against the record label for rapper Fetty Wap partly because the plaintiff’s lawyer asked jurors to put themselves in his client’s shoes when awarding damages.
Apr 27, 2021 3:06 PM CDT
Lawyer and influencer Emily D. Baker thinks YouTube is a great place to teach people how the law works.
Apr 26, 2021 9:41 AM CDT
Back in late 2018, my best friend, Frank, sent me a text message with one line of letters: “WWG1WGA.” That was my introduction to QAnon, but sadly, it wasn’t my last exposure.
Apr 22, 2021 12:39 PM CDT
Individuals and companies reach out to me regularly regarding their new law-related TV projects. Recently, I received an email regarding the new PBS documentary The Blinding of Isaac Woodard
, which first aired March 30. I was sent a link to a press preview that gave access to the production prior to its release.
Apr 8, 2021 9:06 AM CDT
Real people suffered as a result of web detectives’ resolve in their “investigation” in the Elisa Lam case.
Mar 25, 2021 11:04 AM CDT
Tribute to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in Song
, a documentary about Ruth Bader Ginsburg, looking at the late U.S. Supreme Court justice’s personal side, was released Monday by the Bienen School of Music at Northwestern University.
Mar 15, 2021 11:06 AM CDT
Lawmaker says he’s ‘Christian, not an attorney’
A Florida lawmaker says he was just joking when he said told a Jewish colleague that he was a “Christian, not an attorney.”…
Mar 11, 2021 4:50 PM CST
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