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Dressed for Excess: How Hollywood Affects the Professional Behavior of Lawyers


Nancy B. Rapoport


University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law

April 28, 2011

Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics and Public Policy, Vol. 14, p. 49, 2000

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This article discusses two related points: first, that the way in which movies portray lawyers shapes how clients view effective/ineffective lawyer behavior, and second, that the portrayal also helps lawyers to forget appropriate professional behavior.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 26

Keywords: ethics, professional responsibility, popular culture, movies, lawyers, attorneys, hollywood

JEL Classification: K10, K40, K20, K39

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Date posted: October 10, 2006 ; Last revised: April 30, 2011

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Rapoport, Nancy B., Dressed for Excess: How Hollywood Affects the Professional Behavior of Lawyers (April 28, 2011). Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics and Public Policy, Vol. 14, p. 49, 2000. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=936188

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