Law in Popular Culture
1452 ABA Journal Law in Popular Culture articles.
DC Circuit orders disclosure of some Mueller report redactions
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Tuesday ordered disclosure of some redacted portions of the…
Dec 3, 2021 3:50 PM CST
A federal appeals court has overturned the false statements conviction of a man who posed as a lawyer to file a document in civil litigation between actor Bill Cosby and sexual assault accuser Andrea Constand.
Nov 30, 2021 3:08 PM CST
In October, I reviewed The Practice
. It’s now time to take a look at Boston Legal,
compare the two related series and crown the better “legal TV” option. As was the case with The Practice
, I am going into this viewing session blind; I'd never before watched an episode of Boston Legal
. Let’s dig in.
Nov 30, 2021 9:09 AM CST
With supply chain slowdowns spanning the globe, it’s a good idea to start your holiday shopping early. If you’re on the hunt for the perfect present for the legal professional in your life, look no further. The ABA Journal presents our 2021 Gifts for Lawyers guide.
Nov 24, 2021 2:00 PM CST
Houston personal injury lawyer McDonald “Don” Worley has a new 12-episode show on Discovery ID that uses “bits and pieces” of real cases to show viewers the pretrial investigation process.
Nov 16, 2021 2:59 PM CST
Whenever the ABA Journal has conducted a survey to find the best legal movies or the best legal plays, 12 Angry Men has made the list. But the path to becoming a classic was not a simple one, and the man behind the script was not a simple man.
Nov 10, 2021 8:58 AM CST
A judge in Cobb County, Georgia, is getting national attention after he tweeted a mock order
banning the Elf on the Shelf in his jurisdiction.
Nov 9, 2021 12:59 PM CST
Real estate agent Nancy Blaker Weber is no stranger to old ghost stories swirling around a grand Victorian house nestled on the banks of the Hudson River in Nyack, New York. Decades ago, the family living in it reported levitations, apparitions and other strange happenings. But that didn’t stop Blaker Weber from selling the home for a third time in June.
Oct 28, 2021 2:47 PM CDT
Emojis helped prosecutors building a case against a Los Angeles city councilman but didn’t work as intended in a plaintiff’s employment discrimination case.
Oct 26, 2021 3:55 PM CDT
Bankruptcy trustees seeking to recover assets from the Girardi Keese law firm and name partner Tom Girardi aren't content to focus only on big-ticket items.
Oct 26, 2021 11:29 AM CDT
In April, Screen Rant published its list of the 10 best legal drama shows of all time, ranked according to IMDb. After review, I realized two of the 10 were very closely related. Boston Legal
was a spinoff of The Practice
, and also according to IMDb, the byproduct is better than the initial offering.
Oct 25, 2021 1:28 PM CDT
Not long ago, PBS reached out to me regarding a new installment in their “American Experience” series, entitled Sandra Day O’Connor: The First
. I was immediately interested; however, I had already started work on two other columns that would take precedent. Be that as it may, I hate to pass up an invitation from a respectable distributor. Consequently, I wanted to take the time to review the program, as I feel later is better than never.
Oct 7, 2021 11:03 AM CDT
More than one-third of Americans say they would agree with the idea of abolishing the U.S. Supreme Court or stripping it of jurisdiction in some areas if its decisions are objectionable to most Americans or Congress.
Oct 6, 2021 12:48 PM CDT
The original Law & Order
TV series will return to NBC for a 21st season, but little is known about the new episodes that will air.
Oct 4, 2021 3:13 PM CDT
Britney Spears’ father is suspended as conservator
Judge Brenda Penny of Los Angeles on Wednesday suspended Britney Spears’ father, Jamie Spears, from his position as conservator for the pop…
Oct 1, 2021 12:09 PM CDT
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