Most of us have seen great courtroom dramas at the movies. From Jack Nicholson’s iconic “You Can’t Handle the Truth!” in “A Few Good Men,” to Tom Hanks’ heart-wrenching turn as a wrongfully fired AIDS victim in “Philadelphia,” to Meryl Streep’s and Dustin Hoffman’s custody battle in Academy Award winner “Kramer vs. Kramer,” there’s no shortage of unforgettable moments on the big screen.
Of course, any trial lawyer will tell you that Hollywood courtroom scenes rarely resemble the real thing. A few examples that generally don’t (and shouldn’t) happen in real life:
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