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Michael Kennedy (1937-2016), Lawyer, Brother, Rogue Irishman

Jonah Raskin | Posted 01.31.2017 | Crime
Jonah Raskin

The American legal profession lost one of its most colorful and flamboyant lawyers when Michael Kennedy died in New York on Monday, January 25, 2016. ...

INTERVIEW: Paul Rodgers... Free, Bad Company, The Firm, and His Latest, "The Royal Sessions"

Binky Philips | Posted 11.26.2014 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

If you've listened to Rock Radio in the USA for any length of time in the last 35 years, you have heard Paul Rodgers' voice over 200 times... easy! Paul is probably the most famous and well known rock vocalist that a whole lotta people don't know by name.

The Travyon Martin Case and the Media

Sonya Hamlin | Posted 06.17.2012 | Media
Sonya Hamlin

We must look at the two sides of this effort -- the powerful role the media played to spread the news and get a defendant to even stand trial. But at the same time what evidence was being discovered and described and shown in infinite detail by this same media process?

Sarah Shahi Charms as the Lead of USA Network's Fairly Legal

Brad Balfour | Posted 06.11.2012 | TV
Brad Balfour

Though the 32-old Sarah Shahi seems far too beautiful to be a feisty lawyer like Kate Reed in USA Network Friday night series Fairly Legal, the way she plays against her looks illustrates that she understands her character far too well.

Terms of Endearment

Glenn C. Altschuler | Posted 02.06.2012 | Home
Glenn C. Altschuler

In Lawtalk, a legal lexicographer, two law professors, and a law librarian provide jargon-free explanations of the origins and uses of terms that are connected to the law or frequently used in talking about it.

A Dubious Anniversary

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Roger I. Abrams

Forty years ago, Wayne Maki almost killed Ted Green. This was the first time in the history of professional sports that police issued a complaint against players because of an incident during a game.