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The Lincoln Lawyer (2011)

September 2020 Bar Bulletin

By Jacob Kuykendall

Based on a novel of the same name (like seemingly every legal thriller I watch), The Lincoln Lawyer stars Matthew McConaughey as lawyer Mickey Haller, a shrewd and sleazy criminal defense attorney in Los Angeles who is hired to defend the son of a rich family in a violent assault case but ends up embroiled in a conspiracy.

Look, I will admit it up front. I wanted to watch one of the few legal movies with a female lead this month but discovered to my dismay that Netflix had none to choose from. So instead we have yet another movie about a white male attorney who...

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