1568 ABA Journal Law in Popular Culture articles.
Contrary to what we now tend to think, bad behavior was common among the Puritans during the 1660s, according to Diane Rapaport. And she should know: Long-ago court records have…
Mar 6, 2008 4:14 PM CST
Movies and TV portray lawyers without apology
Mar 1, 2008 6:10 PM CST
The legal thriller Michael Clayton has seven Oscar nominations, but its chances of a win may not be all that good, if history is any judge.
In 80 years, there…
Feb 22, 2008 4:04 PM CST
A Sundance Film Festival documentary that chronicles the fight against coal-fired power plants in Texas is boosting the image of Houston law firm Susman & Godfrey.
Feb 19, 2008 3:45 PM CST
An actor-turned-lawyer has written a 30-minute screenplay that imagines the deliberations of three military judges deciding whether to hold a Guantanamo detainee as an enemy combatant.
Sig Libowitz played a…
Feb 4, 2008 5:00 PM CST
In many ways, it looked like a standard bar association meeting. But the woman clad in an orange tutu and thigh-high black stockings offered one clue that the attorneys attending…
Jan 8, 2008 8:29 PM CST
Now a third-year law student at the University of Maryland, Owen Jarvis faced a “drastic” shift in expectations when he first entered law school.
But instead of dropping out, Jarvis…
Jan 3, 2008 12:01 AM CST
What happens when defense counsel and ordinary citizens blog about high-profile trials?
Jan 1, 2008 8:04 PM CST
When this article was posted online on December 12, 2007, it was titled “Lawyers of the Year 2007 and 2008.” The article defined that term as the year’s…
Jan 1, 2008 3:49 PM CST
Houston lawyer Dick DeGuerin had a hand in making some script changes in the movie Charlie Wilson’s War—and was a guest at the premiere.
The Dec 18, 2007 7:07 PM CST
Bridging the gap between a fictional 3D world on the Internet known as “Second Life” and real life, a United Kingdom law firm reportedly has opened an office there not…
Nov 6, 2007 11:37 PM CST
Web Extra: Clips from Earthquake in Zipland
Nov 1, 2007 8:08 PM CDT
A film to be released this Friday called American Gangster features Denzel Washington as a drug kingpin and Russell Crowe as the prosecutor who put him behind bars.
Nov 1, 2007 3:45 PM CDT
The new George Clooney film Michael Clayton—set in the world of big Manhattan law firms—was filmed in part in the New York offices of Dewey Ballantine.
Oct 4, 2007 10:45 AM CDT
Now that summer’s really over—and so is Harry Potter—it’s time to move away from that top 10 list of best-sellers and curl up with these equally engaging titles. And because…
Oct 1, 2007 8:41 PM CDT
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