Films like Adaptation can give lawyers a window into how to construct compelling narratives in court
, directed by Spike Jonze and written by Charlie Kaufman, is particularly relevant for lawyers struggling with telling stories effectively both inside and outside the courtroom.
All lawyers are storytellers. And Supreme Court justices are not exceptions. Outcomes in constitutional law are typically predicated upon the stories the justices tellinterpretations of foundational origin storiesthat shape understandings of the law and who we are as a people, writes Philip N. Meyer.