1283 ABA Journal Law in Popular Culture articles.
Oklahoma lawyer Adam Banner dissects Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez. “The documentary series is definitely worth watching for those fans of the genre who are more interested in the sensational nature of high-profile cases,” he writes.
Feb 18, 2020 9:23 AM CST
Attorney disputes his University of Michigan Law School gift
Lance J. Johnson, a Minnesota lawyer who had donated $150,000 to the University of Michigan Law School and had planned to…
Feb 12, 2020 3:17 PM CST
Censure recommended for judge’s remarks on racy photos
The New Jersey Supreme Court’s Advisory Committee on Judicial Conduct is recommending censure for a judge who commented on a “knucklehead”…
Feb 7, 2020 4:40 PM CST
If you’re a lawyer, you’ve probably encountered hundreds if not thousands of lawyer jokes. While laughing at lawyer punchlines is all fun and games, it can also lead to dire consequences if the public distrusts attorneys enough not to hire them.
Feb 1, 2020 1:00 AM CST
Jan 29, 2020 7:00 AM CST
In this new episode of Asked and Answered, ABA Journal Senior Writer Stephanie Francis Ward speaks with two lawyers and a TV showrunner, who are all involved in the world of reality television.
Jan 27, 2020 2:20 PM CST
Judge denies 16-year-old aspiring lawyer’s request for murder evidence
A 16-year-old aspiring lawyer and true crime blogger lost a bid Thursday to access evidence in the Texas murder case that…
Jan 24, 2020 3:48 PM CST
Jan 23, 2020 2:20 PM CST
Kim Kardashian West completes first year of legal studies
Kim Kardashian West says she has completed her first year of legal studies in a four-year apprenticeship program that can…
Jan 21, 2020 3:20 PM CST
GAO report concludes White House violated law by withholding Ukraine aid
The nonpartisan Government Accountability Office has concluded the White House broke the law when it withheld funds for security…
Jan 16, 2020 4:32 PM CST
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Jan 9, 2020 6:00 AM CST
Judge threatens to jail Harvey Weinstein after he uses cellphone in court
On Tuesday, a Manhattan judge threatened to jail former film producer Harvey Weinstein for using his cellphone in…
Jan 7, 2020 2:58 PM CST
One of my best friends growing up in Western Oklahoma recently accomplished his first full year of sobriety. We had kept in sporadic contact over the last decade or two,…
Jan 2, 2020 5:00 PM CST
Every year, we take a look at the stories that drove the most web traffic to ABAJournal.com. In 2019, these were the articles that piqued the most interest.
Dec 26, 2019 10:19 AM CST