When Your Case Hits the Front Page

Harper, Timothy
July 1984
ABA Journal;Jul84, Vol. 70 Issue 7, p78
Reports on the implications of mass media publicity on lawyers and the legal system in the U.S. Details of several court cases with mass media coverage and publicity; Advice on lawyers on how to handle and prepare for media interviews; Recommendations on how to control publicity; Need to protect the client; Legal ethics in dealing with the media. INSET: Ethics Rules are Unclear.


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