10 Must-See Movies for Law Students


9º – To Kill a Mockingbird (Robert Mulligan, 1962)A respected lawyer decides to help a black man falsely accused of a horrible crime. Now it’s up to him to deal with an extremely racist town on his tail. ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’, films based on Harper Lee’s novel, alternates between positive and negative moments, reaching its pinnacle of quality precisely in the subject of racism being debated. It is also worth highlighting the great performance of the legendary Gregory Peck ahead of the main character.


8º – The Lincoln Lawyer (Brad Furman, 2011)In the plot, a lawyer accepts a new case, defending a man from a charge of aggression against a woman. The movie gains its substance when the lawyer begins to question whether his client is really innocent in the case. ‘The Lincoln Lawyer’ questions the moral and ethical principles of law, making the spectator, as well as his central character, doubt and reflect on some delicate issues.

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