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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...

Iron Man’s Child Endangerment of Spider-Man

Tony Stark entered a new world of liability in Captain America Civil War. No, not a products liability case for building another murdering robot....

Why the Sokovia Accords are Unconstitutional

Captain America Civil War is an amazing super-hero movie. It is the model of how to have a large cast of characters in a...

How Would You Defend Captain America After Marvel’s Civil War?

Let me start by saying that if the United States were to try and prosecute the most patriotic super hero of all time I...

Back Pay for America’s Captain?

Steve Rogers reemerged from the grave and seems to have money to spend, can it be that he is receiving back pay for the...

Star Wars

The Clone Wars on Human Rights

The Clone Wars The Lost Missions posed very interesting legal questions over Clone rights. Is a Clone a person? Is a Clone property? Can...

A Legal Analysis of The Chewbacca Defense

The Chewbacca Defense made famous on South Park originally aired during my first year of law school. It is a powerful satire of trial...

Leia’s Lightsaber? A Question of Loss and Larceny

As the time for the premier for The Force Awakens draws near, excitement is brewing for those new and familiar with the series. For...

Who is the True Legal Owner of R2D2 & C3PO?

A Long Time Ago, in a Galaxy Far, Far, Away, was Luke Skywalker within his legal rights to offer R2D2 and C3PO as a...

Han’s Legal Justification For Shooting Greedo First

Han Shot First. There is no question about it. And in 1977, no one questioned it. However, the legal question remains, was Han Solo legally justified in...

Marvel Comics

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...
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Captain America

Geeking Out Over Captain America: Winter Soldier

Comic book fans around the world have been geeking out over the preview for Captain America: The Winter Soldier. The movie looks fun. http://youtu.be/NLWsK1ZFunA The Winter...

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...

Hey Captain America, What Could Go Wrong With a Giant Spy...

Captain America Winter Soldier was my favorite comic book movie to date. Excellent storytelling, with the not so subtle warning of a massive police...

Daredevil & Jessica Jones

How Dr. Janina Scarlet Would Prove the Insanity Defense on Jessica...

How can an expert witness prove someone was under the effects of mind control when they committed a crime? Dr. Janina Scarlet explains PTSD...

Could Vanessa Marianna be Convicted for RICO with Kingpin?

In Marvel’s Daredevil on Netflix, Vanessa Marianna goes from art dealer to dinner date to girlfriend to fiancé of Wilson Fisk. Vanessa learned of...

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...

Supergirl

Bizarro Civil Rights Violations on Supergirl

Agent Alex Danvers on Supergirl decided to go big in violating the United States Constitution in the episode “Bizarro.” In the episode, Maxwell Lord...

Flash Single-Handedly Stopped Civil Rights Violations on Supergirl

The Supergirl/Flash crossover was everything a geek would want in seeing two super-heroes meet for the first time. There were confused introductions, gleeful banter in...

Is Supergirl Financially Responsible for the Destruction of Property?

Someone only identifying themselves only as “Kara Zor-El” asked the following questions in our request form: Could you do an article addressing whether Supergirl...

Agents of SHIELD

Skye Fall: Treason on Agents of SHIELD

 One may think disloyal thoughts and have his heart on the side of the enemy. Yet if he commits no act giving aid and...

We Should Not be OK with Agents of SHIELD Planning a...

The Agents of SHIELD episode “The Purpose in the Machine,” had a lot of positive things going for it, from using steampunk technology with...

Lorelei’s Song of the SHIELD Paramour

For the record, it would be great for Jaimie Alexander/Lady Sif to have her own adventures on Netflix. Give her a series or mini-series. The...

Star Trek

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...

Lawyers Into Darkness

Jessica and Josh decided to Boldly Go and discuss Star Trek Into Darkness. Check out the YouTube video or podcast below. http://youtu.be/wzCqVOqp-vU

Thank You, Leonard Nimoy

There are no words for the heartbreak I feel at the news of Leonard Nimoy's passing. Leonard Nimoy was an amazing human being. When I...

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