A Lawyer Walks Into a Bar...

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Writer-director Eric Chaikin's feature-length documentary A Lawyer Walks Into A Bar. . . offers a witty, seriocomic look at myriad aspects of the American legal process and judicial system. It hones in on six individuals, all prospective attorneys at the time of the film's production, and follows them through trials and travails as they approach and take the formidable bar. Chaikin then uses the subjects' stories as springboards to broader digressions on U.S. litigation. The film features a myriad of celebrity ...
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Overview

Writer-director Eric Chaikin's feature-length documentary A Lawyer Walks Into A Bar. . . offers a witty, seriocomic look at myriad aspects of the American legal process and judicial system. It hones in on six individuals, all prospective attorneys at the time of the film's production, and follows them through trials and travails as they approach and take the formidable bar. Chaikin then uses the subjects' stories as springboards to broader digressions on U.S. litigation. The film features a myriad of celebrity guest appearances, from both well-respected attorneys and entertainers. Participants include: attorneys Alan Dershowitz, Mark Lanier and Joe Jamail; comics Eddie Griffin and Michael Ian Black; TV commentators John Stossel and Nancy Grace, and many others.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/8/2008
  • UPC: 825284200560
  • Original Release: 2007
  • Source: Indican
  • Time: 1:32:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 76,016

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Donald Baumeister Participant
Michael Ian Black Participant
John Cornyn Participant
Catherine Crier Participant
Alan Dershowitz Participant
Sam Garrett Participant
Nancy Grace Participant
Eddie Griffin Participant
Cassandra Hooks Participant
Joe Jamail Participant
Vernon Jordan Participant
Mark Lanier Participant
Magda Madrigal Participant
Megan Meadows Participant
Robert Shapiro Participant
John Stossel Participant
Scott Turow Participant
Tricia Zunker Participant
Technical Credits
Eric Chaikin Director, Producer
Deborah Barkow Editor
Brandon Camp Executive Producer, Screenwriter
Evan Fitzmaurice Co-producer, Executive Producer
Joanna Friedman Casting
Stephanie Martin Cinematographer
Tasha Oldham Producer
Jonathan Osborne Executive Producer
Mike Thompson Executive Producer, Screenwriter
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- A Lawyer Walks Into a Bar...
1. Chapter 1 [4:29]
2. Chapter 2 [10:39]
3. Chapter 3 [6:28]
4. Chapter 4 [10:30]
5. Chapter 5 [4:13]
6. Chapter 6 [9:20]
7. Chapter 7 [6:31]
8. Chapter 8 [9:47]
9. Chapter 9 [6:45]
10. Chapter 10 [6:55]
11. Chapter 11 [13:10]
12. Chapter 12 [2:57]
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Disc #1 -- A Lawyer Walks Into a Bar...
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      Trailer: A Lawyer Walks Into a Bar...
      Trailer: LA Twister
      Trailer: Undoing
      Trailer: Cut' N It Up: Dallas
      Trailer: Dare Not Walk Alone
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  • Posted April 16, 2013

    Some funny moments, interesting characters, lets you get a peek

    Some funny moments, interesting characters, lets you get a peek into the process of our legal educational system.

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