26 Pages Posted: 10 Oct 2006 Last revised: 30 Apr 2011
Date Written: April 28, 2011
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.
Keywords: ethics, professional responsibility, popular culture, movies, lawyers, attorneys, hollywood
JEL Classification: K10, K40, K20, K39
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
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: https://ssrn.com/abstract=936188