John Marshall Professors and Alumnus Sound Off Films that Best Portray the Practice

Posted February 6, 2013 by

Feb. 4 - Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

Prof. Clifford Scott-Rudnick: "Primal Fear with Richard Gere, Edward Norton and a great supporting cast. [The law office and courtroom scenes] accurately depict what goes through the mind of a criminal defense attorney."

Prof. Cynthia Bond: "The Sweet Hereafter. While it's never advisable to seek reality in Hollywood, this film portrays pretrial practice, with a lawyer figure who is complex and imminently human."

Daniel Cotter (JD '95): "To Kill a Mockingbird. It reflects to the greatest extent what the law should aspire to be in terms of causes and advocacy."

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