1131 ABA Journal Law in Popular Culture articles.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has ascended to pop culture prominence, as shown on the October cover of the ABA Journal. Ginsburg’s trailblazing career has drawn a wide range of admirers beyond those who hope for her Supreme Court intercession.
Oct 17, 2018 4:15 PM CDT
In How to Get Away with Murder, students vie to take a trial skills class with Annalise Keating, a successful criminal defense attorney. This is spot on: My favorite courses were taught by adjuncts who have actually practiced law.
Oct 15, 2018 6:00 AM CDT
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Sep 27, 2018 6:10 AM CDT
Viewers have to remember that Gwinnett County Jail is just that: a county jail. That means almost all the inmates are coming in off the streets. Don’t get this confused with a prison. You can think of county jail as a kind of lockup purgatory.
Sep 20, 2018 6:00 AM CDT
A lawyer once told me he’d been practicing law for 40 years, but he never lost a case. He did, however, “come in second many times.” Like a batter, a lawyer must make decisions. The challenge for a lawyer is to make the right decision more often than not.
Sep 18, 2018 6:00 AM CDT
As a criminal defense attorney, I have spent quite a bit of time in jails, prisons, and holding facilities. To say it’s a different environment than the outside is to undersell the impact being incarcerated against one’s will has on the human psyche.
Sep 10, 2018 6:05 AM CDT
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Updated: A company that hoped to raise $15,000 to make a Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg action figure instead raked in $613,700.
The RBG action figure is expected to ship in…
Aug 13, 2018 6:02 AM CDT
The parachuting hijacker who may have escaped with $200,000 ransom in 1971 isn’t really D.B. Cooper, according to a team who obtained his letters to newspapers through the Freedom of…
Aug 9, 2018 2:15 PM CDT
A federal law clerk in Wilmington, North Carolina, has won the 2018 ABA Journal/Ross Writing Contest for Legal Short Fiction for her story about an overworked federal public defender who…
Aug 3, 2018 12:08 PM CDT
A young corporate lawyer sits at his computer, putting the finishing touches on an email.
He hits send.
His first comic book manuscript is off to…
Aug 1, 2018 2:50 AM CDT
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