Law and Popular Culture (Politics, Media & Popular Culture)De (autor) Michael Asimow, Shannon Mader
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Michael Asimow is Visiting Professor of Law, Stanford Law School, and Professor of Law Emeritus at UCLA School of Law, Los Angeles. He teaches law and popular culture as well as contract law, taxation, and administrative law. Asimow is the editor of Lawyers In Your Living Room: Law on Television (2009) and co-author of Reel Justice: The Courtroom Goes to the Movies (2d ed. 2006). He has written numerous articles about law and popular culture. Shannon Mader received his doctorate in Film Studies from the University of Southern California and taught courses in film aesthetics, film genre, and American film history at Loyola Marymount University. He is an attorney in Los Angeles, where his practice includes general commercial litigation, antitrust, intellectual property, and legal malpractice.
Contents: Introduction to Law and Popular Culture - The Adversary System and the Trial Genre. Assigned Film: Anatomy of a Murder (1959) - Lawyers as Heroes. Assigned Film: To Kill a Mockingbird (1962) - Lawyers as Villains. Assigned Film: The Verdict (1982) - The Life of Lawyers. Assigned Film: Counsellor at Law (1933) - Legal Education. Assigned Film: The Paper Chase (1973) - Law on Television. Assigned Material: Boston Legal, Season 1, disk 1 (episodes 1-4) - The Criminal Justice System. Assigned Television Show: Law & Order (Season 5, episodes 1-4) - The Jury. Assigned Film: 12 Angry Men (1957) - Military Justice. Assigned Film: A Few Good Men (1992) - The Death Penalty. Assigned Film: Dead Man Walking (1996) - The Civil Justice System. Assigned Film: A Civil Action (1998) - Civil Rights. Assigned Film: Philadelphia (1993) - Family Law. Assigned Film: Kramer vs. Kramer (1979).