Recent bestseller lists have often included legal thrillers, many of which Hollywood has successfully converted into box-office blockbusters. Wishing to respond to the public's apparently insatiable desire to live vicariously in the riveting world of jurisprudence, ABC - the Attorney Broadcasting Corporation - has recently offered a channel devoted exclusively to law-related entertainment. One of its most-watched programs is the award-winning, prime-time talk show, "Obiter Dicta. Let's drop in on today's episode being taped to air during the crucial "sweeps week."
Timothy R. Zinnecker, Lawyers Who Draft and Negotiate Guaranties (and the Clients Who Love Them), 35 S. Tex. L. Rev. 387 (1994).