A good readable introduction to the workings of the English courts that will give you the key terminology that you'll need to know.
A fascinating analysis of the inadequacies of the justice system. Discusses not just the treatment of women in court, but also discrimination because of ethnicity, class and age.
The classic account of the English courts at their most foggy and rococo. The influence of Dickens' critique is arguably still detectable in debates about legal reform today.
Ostensibly a history of French prisons, but in fact a mind-bending analysis of the relationship between knowledge and power that lies at the heart of all legal systems.
Every lawyer has at some point wanted to be Atticus Finch, the courtroom hero of this tale of prejudice, justice and coming of age in the deep south.
Multi-Oscar winning courtroom drama based on an Agatha Christie short story starring Marlene Dietrich. Once you've seen it, you'll never forget the meaning of double jeopardy.
"Law school is for people who are boring and ugly and serious”, right? Wrong! Let the endlessly resourceful Elle Woods teach you a few things about the profession they'll never tell you in class.
Slick and action-packed mob thriller starring Tom Cruise at his very best – a cautionary tale for innocent and overly enthusiastic young lawyers everywhere.
"All lawyers are back-stabbing, blood-sucking scumbags!” You go, girl! A true-life tale in which a single mother tackles tort law – and wins.
Hilariously overblown horror film about a dangerously ambitious trial lawyer, which takes "selling your soul” for success in the profession to a whole new level.
The definitive TV drama about twenty-something London lawyers which gained a cult following. Just don't watch it for interview tips or guidance on professional conduct.
Soft-centred drama about a single female trial lawyer in Boston. Magic realist twists, quirky characters and songs-a-plenty. Oh, and those weird unisex toilets.
Stephen Fry stars as a small-town Norfolk solicitor dealing with an eccentric set of clients, and his own problems. A side of the profession you'll never encounter in the City.
We watch this show for Miranda Hobbes, a Manhattan attorney with a stellar career who dishes out plenty of good advice – and not just on legal matters. And she's always impeccably yet stylishly turned out, so take some dress code tips from her.
One of America's most outspoken family law judges gets her own TV show. It's live-action arbitration on anything from custody to property disputes – "Real cases! Real people! Judge Judy!”
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