The Trial by Franz Kafka

Kafka's The Trial cover art

“Someone must have slandered Josef K., for one morning, without having done anything wrong, he was arrested.” -F. Kafka Franz Kafka’s The Trial is a surreal expression of angst and an unforgiving commentary on the law and the too-powerful people who administer it. The protagonist, Josef K., is awakened one morning…

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Review of “The Judge”

Robert Duvall and Robert Downey, Jr. star in this 2014 drama that is just as much about the dynamics that play out in the living room as it is about the courtroom. The two Roberts play father and son, judge and follow-in-dad’s-footsteps-lawyer, respectively. I enjoyed it enough to watch it…

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Better Call Saul and a New Vocabulary Word

I haven’t watched it yet, but I’ve heard from a couple of people that the AMC show Better Call Saul should have a place among our Pop-Court posts. Here’s the series description from Google Play: Better Call Saul is the prequel to the award-winning series Breaking Bad, set six years before Saul…

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