February 22, 2016

The Legacy of "To Kill a Mockingbird"

The Hollywood Reporter reviews and remembers the movie adaptation of To Kill a Mockingbird. Here, the original THR review (1962), here a discussion of the movie's enduring impact as Harper Lee, author of the novel, leaves the world stage.

Below: a short bibliography on law and film in To Kill a Mockingbird

Michael Asimow, When Lawyers Were Heroes, 30 U.S. L. Rev. 1131 (1995).

Rob Atkinson, Liberating Lawyers: Divergent Parallels in "Intruder in the Dust" and "To Kill a Mockingbird,"  49 Duke L.J. 601 (1999).

John Denvir, One Movie No Lawyer Should Miss, 30 U.S. L. Rev. 1051 (1995).

Timothy O. Lenz, Changing Images of Law in Film & Television Crime Stories (2003).

Stefan Machura and Stefan Ulbrich, Law in Film: Globalizing the Hollywood Courtroom Drama, 28 Journal of Law and Society 117 (March 2001).

Carrie Menkel-Meadow, The Sense and Sensibilities of Lawyers: Lawyering in Literature, Narratives, Film and Television, and Ethical Choices Regarding Career and Craft, 31 McGeorge L. Rev. 1 (1999-2000).

John Jay Osborn, Jr., Atticus Finch--The End of Honor: A Discussion of "To Kill a Mockingbird, 30 U.S. L. Rev. 1139 (1995).

David Ray Papke, Law, Cinema, and Ideology: Hollywood Legal Films of the 1950s, 48 UCLA L. Rev. 1473 (2000-2001).

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