Celebrity Cases – Straining the Legal System?

Celebrity cases are like sweet poison to a lawyer, a forbidden drink that can have catastrophic consequences for the lawyer’s career, while also giving him such a fillip as to propel him to the frontlines of celebrity himself. It is ironic that lawyers who’ve presided over the cases of celebrities have seen their clients’ star […]


DNA Profiling – From CSI to the Courtoom

I’m taking a break from talking about serious law issues to discuss a fundamental development in the field of criminal investigation since the 80s that has direct ramifications to the legal community. This is DNA profiling, and its a subject I’ve been immensely interested in ever since I got hooked on to CSI. The main […]


Legally Blonde – Hollwyood Does It Again

This is what law school looks like. As per Hollywood. Don’t you love the way Hollywood treats lawyers and the courtoom? Whether its Emilio Estevez kidding around with the judge in The Mighty Ducks, or melodramatic courtroom dramas replete with emotion charged speeches, Hollywood treats the courtoom as a stage for a broadway show. I’d […]


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