The Great British Bake Off is called The Great British Baking Show here in the U.S. because Pillsbury owns a trademark on the words “Bake-Off.” Captain Disillusion digs into the consequences of this legal battle in the way the show has to be shot, edited, and have VFX applied to modify its contents for Netflix.
YouTuber micah created an application that takes arguments posted in the comments on Reddit, and turns them into courtroom arguments in the video game Ace Attorney. You can generate your own by hitting a comment thread with !objectionbot on the end, or download the Python source code on Github.
We all rooted for Indiana Jones on his skin-of-the-teeth archeological adventures. But as attorney Devin Stone of LegalEagle points out, our hero was quite the criminal, as he tallies up the likely penalties he’d face for robbing graves, transporting stolen artifacts, murder, and statutory rape. Yikes.
“You’re out of order!” Wired asked attorney Lucy Lang to take a look at various courtroom scenes from movies and TV shows, and judge how accurate they are. She also busts a few myths about actual proceedings, including gavel banging, and speaking to the jury.