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ALR Student's Corner: The Rainmaker: A Review

Legal research was conducted differently in 1990’s than it is today and that difference shaped how law was practiced. Technology has advanced a great deal in 20 years and lawyers are now able to reach the vital information they need in a quicker and more precise way than ever before. 890 more words

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ALR Student's Corner: Anatomy of A Murder: A Review

The movie, Anatomy of a Murder (1959), is a film rife with ethical issues for which the modern day attorney would most certainly be disciplined. Former District Attorney Paul Biegler (James Stewart) has opened a private practice after losing his last bid for DA (District Attorney). 506 more words

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ALR Student's Corner: Deliberate Intent: Race, Gender, Murder, and the First Amendment: A Review

Deliberate Intent, a 2000, made for cable movie, directed by Andy Wolk, begins with a hitman rehearsing the step-by-step instructions of a carefully planned execution of three people. 836 more words

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ALR Student's Corner: The Firm: What Can Overbilling Do For You?

There are several areas of the legal profession which will remain timeless; it is from these areas that learning from the mistakes of others is critical to ensuring long, stable careers for ourselves.  686 more words

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ALR Student's Corner: A lesson in ethical lawyering through an analysis of Presumed Innocent, by Alan J. Pakula.

When contemplating the role of an attorney, one generally associates traits of honesty, righteousness, and selflessness as being the bedrock of all officers of the court. 631 more words

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ALR Student's Corner: "12 Angry Men", Many Happy Movie Watchers

“12 Angry Men” is a surprisingly outstanding courtroom drama film.  Produced in 1957, the film is in black and white, and consists of zero state of the art special effects, no hard core action scenes, no romance, no exotic “on location” filming, and no award winning soundtrack.    710 more words

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ALR Student's Corner: FBI Website: Where the Crime Is

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is an agency set-up to protect and defend the United States against terrorist and foreign intelligence threats, uphold and enforce the criminal laws of the United States, and provide leadership within the criminal justice system. 471 more words

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