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A Doctor on Doctor Strange’s Hippocratic Oath

Doctor Strange “The Oath” is a mystical adventure focused on the Hippocratic Oath. Dr. Raja Chatterjee is a doctor in Pulmonary, Critical Care, and...

Professor X’s Notice and Choice Privacy Dilemma

Professor X, the founder and leader of the X-Men, is one of the most powerful mutants on the planet. His psionic powers include telepathy...

San Francisco Comic Con Schedule for The Legal Geeks

We hope you can join us at San Francisco Comic Con, September 2 to 4, 2016! We have five panels that cover Star Trek, Daredevil/Jessica...

It’s a Kind of Magic: Doctor Strange’s Oath

Doctor Strange “The Oath” is a mystical adventure focused on one mission: Save Wong’s life from cancer. Did Doctor Stephen Strange meet his legal...

Daredevil Cannot Change Venue from New York to Texas

Charles Soule is hitting the bullseye with the Daredevil/Punisher “Seventh Circle” limited series. The premise is simple: get a defendant to the airport alive so...

Star Wars

Who Owns the Millennium Falcon?

In The Force Awakens, the Millennium Falcon starts out in the hands of Unkar Plutt, who stole it from the Irving Boys, who stole it from Gannis Ducain, who stole it from Han Solo,...

The Dark Side Made Me Do It

Could Anakin Skywalker argue the insanity defense for the decades he spent as an agent of evil? Could Anakin claim he was legally insane while following the Dark Side, thus not guilty for crimes...

BB-8 Come Home

BB-8 in Star Wars The Force Awakens is an endearing droid who rolls right into your heart. In the fine tradition of Lassie Come Home and Benji The Hunted, BB-8 was separated from his...
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The Original Sin of Gamma Bombs & Proximate Cause

Marvel's Original Sin limited series Hulk vs Iron Man has a simple premise: Tony Stark was paid $500,000 (Stark's Daily Rate) and 2 Bottles...

Does Thor Working with the US Government Violate the Establishment Clause?

The First Amendment to the United States Constitution states, “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion,” United States Constitution, Amendment I,...

She-Hulk and Daredevil Do Not Know California Trial Procedure

She-Hulk #9 is a courtroom drama with Daredevil facing off against She-Hulk in Los Angeles Superior Court over the wrongful death case of Sam...

The Giant-Man Sized Murder-For-Hire Issues in Ant-Man

Nick Spencer in The Astonishing Ant-Man has introduced a very unique concept: a super-villain app for hiring henchmen called “Hench: Every Villain’s Private Army.”...

Tased By SciFi in Court

Judges are not shy when it comes to referencing science fiction in their opinions. District Judge WM. Terrell Hodges should get an award for mentioning...

Peace for Axanar: Paramount and CBS Pass Their Kobayashi Maru

A few weeks ago, director JJ Abrams announced at the Star Trek Beyond Fan Event that Paramount and CBS intend to drop their copyright...

Star Trek Red Shirts and Assumption of Risk

http://youtu.be/frzM9e0G0C0 Proving lawyers can do cosplay, Josh Gilliland & Jessica Mederson discuss assumption of risk and wearing a Red Shirt in Star Trek The Original...

The Wrath of a Court Scorned

I love Star Trek.  If you're reading this blog, you already know that.  And you also know that I really love judges who quote Star...
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Captain America

Expert Witness Reports for the Trial of James Buchanan Barnes

The Mock Trial of the Winter Soldier at San Diego Comic Fest is a battle of expert opinions: did James Buchanan Barnes understand the...

Does the Black Panther Have Diplomatic Immunity?

T'Challa is a very busy new King of Wakanda in Captain America Civil War. While on a diplomatic mission to sign the Sokovia Accords...

Traitors of SHIELD

Agents of SHIELD episode "Turn, Turn, Turn," was an action-packed tie-in to Captain America Winter Soldier. Best episode to date. As expected, a whole...

Daredevil & Jessica Jones

Did Karen Page on Daredevil Act in Self-Defense?

Karen Page on Daredevil is a case study in self-defense. If you have not watched the entire series, stop reading now. James Wesley, the Kingpin’s...

Can Matt Murdock be Disbarred for Vigilantism?

Daredevil the Series is nearly here. Finally: a lawyer who is a super-hero. Many geeks, and geeky lawyers, will be binge-watching Netflix starting on...

Nelson & Murdock: Worse Client Consultations Ever

The fictional attorneys Franklin “Foggy” Nelson and Matt Murdock have the very real world problems with running a small law firm. Real attorneys every...

Agents of SHIELD

Daisy Needs a Constitutional Watchdog

What is the proper response to domestic terrorism? Daisy Johnson's answer on the Agents of SHIELD episode "Watchdogs" is, "they gave up their right...

Could Nick Fury Promote Phil Coulson to Director of SHIELD?

Agents of SHIELD Season 2 has Phil Coulson where he should be: Director of SHIELD. Just one GIANT-MAN sized problem: Nick Fury likely did not...

Can Skye Claim the Necessity Defense for Hacking the NSA?

Skye in the Agents of SHIELD episode "The Only Light in the Darkness," hacked the National Security Agency's satellite system to see who was...