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
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, K39Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: October 10, 2006 ; Last revised: April 30, 2011
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