Law in Popular Culture
1106 ABA Journal articles on Law in Popular Culture.
The ABA announced winners of the 2018
Silver Gavel Awards for Media and the Arts, which recognize outstanding efforts to foster the public’s understanding of law through media.
May 23, 2018 11:00 AM CDT
A fictional theme park with a wild west theme is the setting for the HBO series
, where guests pay to live out their fantasies. Those familiar with the darker side of the human condition won’t be surprised to learn that these fantasies often entail patrons killing as many of the amusement park hosts as they please.
May 21, 2018 7:10 AM CDT
It's time to get creative. Entries are being accepted for the 2018 ABA Journal/Ross Writing Contest for Legal Short Fiction through 5 p.m. CDT on Friday, June 1.
May 16, 2018 12:55 PM CDT
The estate of Harper Lee has reached a settlement in litigation over its objections to a Broadway adaptation of
To Kill a Mockingbird.
The estate and the production company Rudinplay…
May 11, 2018 11:47 AM CDT
As I’ve been writing this column on law and pop culture over the past year or so, I’ve started to realize that…
May 7, 2018 8:00 AM CDT
Civil rights attorney, writer and law professor Bryan Stevenson, author of the best-selling Just Mercy, employs well-told stories to reveal the plight of people trapped in the criminal justice system.
May 1, 2018 1:30 AM CDT
The nature of their chosen career path puts criminal defense attorneys in almost daily contact with people who violate the norms of society and the laws contained in state and federal criminal codes.
Apr 18, 2018 8:30 AM CDT
A memoir by fired FBI director James Comey draws on his experience as a mob prosecutor in making parallels between crime family loyalty oaths and the expectations of President Donald Trump.
Apr 13, 2018 9:17 AM CDT
Love 'em or hate 'em, say goodbye to them.
Apr 12, 2018 10:00 AM CDT
Judith Sheindlin of
Judge Judy makes $47 million a year, a fact recently established in a talent agency’s failed legal claim that it wasn’t getting its fair share of the…
Apr 11, 2018 1:25 PM CDT
Going to court, even to pay a simple parking ticket, causes anxiety and trepidation in most folks. After all, court is where the full weight and power of the government can get dropped on you like an Acme Brick from an old Looney Tunes episode.
Apr 9, 2018 8:00 AM CDT
We have a re-Peep winner!
The winner of our 10th annual and final Peeps in Law diorama contest is
Mulbunny's First Day at the CFPB
with 37.29 percent of the vote.
Apr 2, 2018 12:00 PM CDT
Five months before 'The Fugitive' first aired, F. Lee Bailey challenged the extraordinary 1954 trial and conviction of Dr. Sam Sheppard, on whose case the TV series was based.
Apr 1, 2018 12:45 AM CDT
A Maryland appeals court has ruled that Adnan Syed received ineffective assistance from a lawyer who didn’t contact an alibi witness in his trial for the January 1999 murder of…
Mar 30, 2018 12:41 PM CDT
If you are a Gregory Peck-type lawyer with prior Fox News experience, a “difficult client” who lives on Pennsylvania Avenue is looking to hire.
That’s the message in a fake…
Mar 28, 2018 10:17 AM CDT
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