ABA on Popcorn Law

American Bar Association

ABA Journal 100 Years of Law at the Movies
2015 – Why Hollywood loves lawyers, by Thane Rosenbaum

“Why do readers and audiences care so much about characters who come before the law seeking fairness only to be coughed out of courthouses feeling embittered and helpless? Is it voyeurism or heroism we seek? Perhaps it is both—the misfortune of one, the treachery of another, the promise that the banging of a gavel will restore order and that a crusading lawyer will make us all feel less alone.” – read more


2010 – The 25 Greatest Fictional Lawyers (Who Are Not Atticus Finch)

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