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Lauren and Christine talk to real-life lawyer and Daredevil fan, Scott, who uses his experience to walk us through the ins and outs of the legal side of Matt’s life.
+ 00:00 Introductions; our guest Scott talks about his own work as a lawyer, and how it compares to what Matt and Foggy do
+ 02:30 - Does being a lawyer make Matt more or less of a hero? On the ethics of the legal profession.
+ 10:20 - What makes Matt and Foggy so relatable, and how the profession is handled on the show. 18:00 Matt’s laundry list of ethical violations as a lawyer moonlighting as a vigilante.
+ 28:00 - The challenges Matt faces as a blind lawyer.
+ 38:20 - The Punisher trial! How long does it really take to go to trial and what is an insanity defense?
+ 55:30 - Blake Tower, D.A. Reyes and the corruption in the District Attorney’s Office.
+ 59:50 Daredevil, season three: Is the exchange of money necessary to establish an attorney-client relationship? And the trouble with the new napkin scene.
+ 01:07:00 - Conclusion
Additional notes: The issue Christine mentions is Daredevil #355, written by Karl Kesel, with art by Larry Hama, Steve Epting and Cary Nord. The resource Scott mentions at the end is the law review article,The Lawyer as Superhero: How Marvel Comics’ Daredevil Depicts the American Court System and Legal Practice, by Louis Michael Rosen.
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