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14/02/2014

FREE LECTURES - FEBRUARY 2014

Free Lectures %u2013 LEGAL AND FINANCIAL ENGLISH You are kindly invited to attend free introductory sessions on these two prestigious exams for the world of work. Now, legal professionals, accountants and business administrators can get their own field-specific First Certificate! Lecturers, Verónica Prieto and Cecilia Irrazábal, have trained professionals in the field of...

28/12/2010

And yet another well-known film on civil litigation

RUNNAWAY JURY (JURADO EN FUGA)

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by Mark Deming

 

Three people attempt to bend justice for their own purposes in this drama based on the best-selling novel by John Grisham. After a man dies in a shooting incident, his wife files a lawsuit against the company that manufactured the gun, with her lawyer, Wendell Rohr (Dustin...

28/12/2010

More on Films (for Lawyers) about Lawyers

A FILM ON CIVIL LITIGATION

Jan Schlichtmann, a tenacious lawyer, is addressed by a group of families. When investigating the seemingly non-profiting case, he finds it to be a major environmental issue that has a lot of impact potential. A leather production company could be responsible for several deadly cases of leukemia, but also is the main employer for the area. Schlichtmann and his...

27/12/2010

Films for Lawyers about Lawyers II

The Paper Chase was a one-hour dramatic series premiering on CBS in 1978 that won great critical praise, garnering the Emmy® for Outstanding New Series.Based on the movie and novel, rural Minnesotan James T. Hart (James Stephens) is unprepared for the life of a first-year law student at an Ivy League law school. In his first class, he elicits the ire of revered and feared contracts professor...

27/12/2010

Films for Lawyers about Lawyers

A Lawyer Walks Into A Bar

A Lawyer Walks Into A Bar is a lurid tale of lawyers and lawsuits and America's fascination with both. To sue or not to sue, that is the question. The documentary explores the influence of the law and its practitioners on American culture, while following six characters as they do whatever it takes to become lawyers themselves.

Watch the trailer!...