program

Day 1 - Thursday, January 25, 2018


1 pm        Seminar: “Virtual and Augmented Reality On The World Stage”
Moderated by Nishith Desai Associates, India’s leading international law firm.
Panelists: top in-house counsel working on virtual and augmented reality projects.

3 pm        Interactive presentation “Lawyers on Film: Why Do They Hate Us?”
Moderated by Nancy B. Rapoport, Garman Turner Gordon Professor of Law at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, leading expert on contemporary legal ethics.
Panelists: leading trial and corporate attorneys.

5:30 pm     What “Crime and Punishment” says and means to today’s attorneys and judges?
Featuring Marcus Levitt, Professor Emeritus of Slavic Languages and Literature, University of Southern California, Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences. Mr.Levitt is a leading authority on Fyodor Dostoevsky, author of the novel Crime and Punishment.  The critically acclaimed novel “Crime and Punishment” by legendary Russian author Fyodor Dostoevsky is on the list of the top twenty five novels on law and legal systems recommended by the American Bar Association.
Screening of 2002 adaption of the novel “Crime and Punishment” starring Vanessa Redgrave and John Hurt.

8 pm         Opening Night Reception

Day 2 - Thursday, January 25, 2018

5 pm         Red carpet, cocktails and hors d'oeuvres
Celebrity appearances to be announced.

6 pm          Screening:  The Trial

2012 film starring Matthew Modine, based on novel by practicing attorney Robert Whitlow.


8 pm           2018 Law and Justice International Film Festival and Counsel of the Year Awards Gala


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Association of Media and Entertainment Counsel
proudly presents
2018 Law and Justice International Film Festival


January 25-26, 2018

Arclight Beach Cities Theaters


Welcome to a two-day celebration recognizing the role of attorneys in the judicial process, popular culture and entertainment industry. Over 300 accomplished men and women, working as in‐house counsels and business affairs attorneys at major entertainment and media companies and law firms, will get together for intellectual discussions, glamorous receptions and an Awards Gala celebrating the role of attorneys the entertainment industry.