Practice Area: Entertainment, Arts & Sports

Protecting the Press From Prosecutorial Overreach

American history provides ample evidence that the information the press provides to the public – including information originally provided by confidential sources – is vital to the operation of our democracy and the oversight of our most powerful public and private institutions.

Trials in Fiction and Film: Can Reality Compete?

Reality and fiction are not the same. Fiction represents an author’s shaping, focusing and changing reality to tell a story. Trouble comes when fictional trial scenes start to impact real trials. Memorable fiction and drama involving lawyers usually contains a trial scene. There are obvious reasons for this: trials are invariably depicted as exciting dialectic … Continued

Honoring Judith Bresler

Judith Bresler passed peacefully at New York Presbyterian Hospital on May 21, 2020, following a valiant battle with Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. The distinguished lecturer and prominent art law attorney delighted in playing the piano, and flourished in her innate gift for language; writing poetry, mastering her boggle skills, and eventually becoming co-author of the leading treatise … Continued