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The Trauma of Being She-Hulk After Marvel’s Civil War II

Jennifer Walters, formerly known as the Incredible She-Hulk, has been struggling ever since the end of the events of Marvel’s Civil War II. At...

How Much Prison Time Did Jyn Erso Have to Serve at Wobani Imperial Labor...

Jyn Erso was introduced in Rogue One trailer with a list of offenses that resulted in her being sentenced to hard labor by the...

Let’s Talk About Cassian Murdering Those Dudes

The universe was introduced to Cassian Andor in Rogue One murdering an informant named Tivik, so the Empire would not capture the informant. Tivik...

The Top Legal Geeks Blog Posts of 2016

Check out the countdown of our most popular posts published in 2016 from Number 10 to Number 1. We had a great year, with three of...

Our Review of 2016

2016 was a wild ride for the entire country. We take a moment to share our thoughts on all of the good of the...

The Rebel Bunch: The Legal Status of Rebel Fighters in Rogue One

  Warning: Rogue One spoilers ahead. “You’re all rebels, aren’t you?” With all the moving pieces in Rogue One, don’t feel bad if you came away a little...

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The Rebel Bunch: The Legal Status of Rebel Fighters in Rogue One

  Warning: Rogue One spoilers ahead. “You’re all rebels, aren’t you?” With all the moving pieces in Rogue One, don’t feel bad if you came away a little confused about how exactly the Rebel Alliance is composed. After...

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...

The Law Awakens before The Force Awakens!

There has been an awakening. Have you felt it? Between property rights and breach of contract?  https://youtu.be/_EryAHIJR00 Nothing says the holidays like Star Wars! Tune in to hear classic Star Wars legal issues, from Darth Vader on...
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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.”...

Tony Stark vs Ant-Man: Battle Over Advertising Using Iron Man’s Likeness Without Consent

Marvel’s Ant-Man by Nick Spencer is giant size fun that packs the strength of a comic 100 times it size. Scott Lang takes on his...

Up, Up, and Away at Warp Speed to San Diego Comic Con

We are thrilled to be returning to San Diego Comic Con to present two new panels: Star Trek: Where Lawyers Boldly Go and Jimmy...

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...

Hello. My Name is Jessica and I’m a Legal Geek

Okay, it’s 2012, so I guess it isn’t that brave to identify myself as a geek (on the other hand, it still takes guts...

Star Trek IV – The Voyage Home…To My Childhood

Star Trek IV is the often maligned Trek movie (I prefer to malign The Wrath of Khan) in which the crew of the Enterprise...

When Expert Witnesses Do Not Attain Kolinahr

It truly is a no win scenario when a Judge excludes the expert witnesses of two adverse parties. How did this happen? The case involved...

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

What Are the Charges Against Howard Stark on Agent Carter?

Agent Carter started with a bang as a fun Marvel spy-thriller. There were many great geek references from Roxxon to Leviathan. Keep up the...

The Unlucky Story of Bucky, the World’s Oldest Prisoner of War

With Captain America: Civil War coming out, Cap fever is in high gear. The movie will hopefully answer many of the questions we still...

Mutiny on the Helicarrier

A helicarrier is an ocean-going aircraft carrier that can fly. So, in Captain America The Winter Soldier, when HYDRA took control of the Project...

Daredevil & Jessica Jones

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...

Hope for a Purple Man Insanity Defense

Kilgrave, AKA The Purple Man, has the ability to make people do his bidding, whether it is preparing him dinner or killing someone. In...

Strategies for Direct Examination of the Punisher

The Daredevil season 2 episode, “Guilty as Sin” had Frank Castle testify in his capital murder trial. This high risk trial strategy was to...

Supergirl

Analysis from season one of Supergirl!

Agents of SHIELD

Remember that Time the Inhumans Started a War Because SHIELD Acted...

Agents of SHIELD has ventured into a new legal realm: Foreign Policy. As one could expect, this results in a war. There are MANY things...

Did the Clairvoyant See the Constitutional Issues?

The Agents of SHIELD episode "The Beginning of the End" was a fantastic joyride for comic book fans. The set-up for Captain America 2...

Weird Science at the SHIELD Academy

Back in my day in the 1980s, socially awkward geniuses just used science to make a woman out of a doll. Advanced weapon systems...