Entertainment + The Law

Goodwin’s Entertainment and the Law Series combines informative and timely topics with amusing and historical facts, offering attendees the opportunity to obtain CLE credit while having fun. Hosts Neel Chatterjee and Nilda Isidro bring their engaging personalities to each session as well as their extensive and wide-ranging experience across a wide array of legal practice areas.

* Please note that our webinar and event recordings are for informational purposes only; CLE credit is only available for our guests attending live webinars and other events.

Recent Webinars

April 1, 2021

Laughter + Law: An April Fools’ Day CLE

Law is no joke. We recently presented our sixth installment of Goodwin’s groundbreaking CLE series combining law and entertainment, Laughter + Law: An April Fools’ Day CLE. This was a fun and educational session as we begin to see the light at the end of the shelter-in-place tunnel.

We can’t promise you will laugh, but this session teaches you about the law related to practical jokes gone bad, the law of jokes and much more. This CLE was presented by Goodwin’s Neel Chatterjee and Nilda Isidro, with a special guest appearance by Denise Howell, Tech lawyer and host/contributor, TWIT.tv.

Did you hear the one about the two Justices who walked into the bar?

* Please note that our webinar and event recordings are for informational purposes only; CLE credit is only available for our guests attending live webinars and other events.

Speakers
Neel Chatterjee
Nilda Isidro

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February 17, 2021

Love + Law: Goodwin's Valentine CLE

Love the law? Well, our Legal Lonely Hearts Club recently brought you a Valentine’s Day treat.

Goodwin recently presented the fifth installment of its groundbreaking CLE series combining law and entertainment, Love + Law: Goodwin’s Valentine CLE. This CLE was presented by Goodwin’s Neel Chatterjee and Nilda Isidro with a special guest appearance by Shekar Jayaraman of Jayaraman Law, one of the stars of Netflix’s runaway hit show, Indian Matchmaking.

* Please note that our webinar and event recordings are for informational purposes only; CLE credit is only available for our guests attending live webinars and other events.

Speakers: 
Neel Chatterjee 
Nilda Isidro

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December 9, 2020

GOODWIN HOLIDAY CLE SPECTACULAR

Do the holidays have you frantic? Do you need a break from the hundreds of holiday video streams you are watching on Netflix, YouTube, Hulu, and the Hallmark Channel? Are you craving another fun CLE?

Goodwin recently presented the fourth installment of its groundbreaking CLE series combining law and entertainment, The Holiday CLE Spectacular. This program hopes to meet or exceed the quality of holiday classics such as He-Man and She-Ra: A Christmas Special and the Star Wars Holiday Special. Our CLE addressed numerous legal issues associated with the holidays. By popular demand, we included dramatic readings of tense courtroom scenes involving the holidays and shared legal analysis associated with famous holiday scenes from the big and small screen. This CLE was presented by Goodwin’s own Neel Chatterjee and Nilda Isidro with a special guest appearance by Josh Gilliland of The Legal Geeks.

* Please note that our webinar and event recordings are for informational purposes only; CLE credit is only available for our guests attending live webinars and other events.
 

Speakers: 
Neel Chatterjee 
Nilda Isidro

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October 29, 2020

Goodwin CLE Elections in Movies, Film and Video

Has the election stressed you out? Comic Relief is on the way! After our groundbreaking sequel “Law and the Movies,” view our recently webinar “Episode 3: Elections in Movies, Film and Video.” In this fun and energetic CLE program, we share excerpts from popular movies, TV shows and other online content. We give these videos real life meaning by providing legal context related to numerous election laws. In fact, one of our excerpts is from an election-related movie that went to the Supreme Court! We discussed such exciting topics as election recounts, Gerrymandering, election interference, and other weighty topics. But here, our goal was to educate and laugh a bit along the way. Goodwin Partners Neel Chatterjee and Nilda Isidro recently led this fun and engaging program.

* Please note that our webinar and event recordings are for informational purposes only; CLE credit is only available for our guests attending live webinars and other events.

Speakers:
Neel Chatterjee 
Nilda Isidro

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April 29, 2020

LAW AND POP CULTURE 

COVID-19 has deeply affected many lives and is constantly on people’s minds. On April 29, Goodwin hosted a CLE to provide a fun escape from shelter in place. Should you want information related to COVID-19’s legal implications, please visit Goodwin’s COVID-19 Knowledge Center.

Following on our wildly successful program on The Law of Fantasy, Science Fiction and Adventure, we hosted a webinar on Law and Pop Culture. Topics covered during the webinar included: 

  • Have you wondered about the law of the Tiger King?
  • What can we learn from celebrity depositions and trials?
  • How does Sylvester Stallone protect his protein powder?
  • Can you protect signature dance moves from being used in video games?
  • If you love pop culture and law, this CLE is for you. Take a break, learn some law and hear about why celebrities are just like the rest of us….unless you own a tiger zoo. View the video below. 

* Please note that our webinar and event recordings are for informational purposes only; CLE credit is only available for our guests attending live webinars and other events.

Speakers: 
Neel Chatterjee 
Nilda Isidro

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April 1, 2020

LAW, SCIENCE FICTION AND ADVENTURE, OH MY!

COVID-19 has deeply affected a lot of our lives and is constantly on people’s minds. On April 1, Goodwin hosted a CLE to give people a fun escape from shelter in place. Should you want information related to COVID-19’s legal implications, please visit Goodwin’s COVID-19 Knowledge Center.

In this fun continuing legal education program, Neel Chatterjee partnered with creators of The Legal Geeks, Josh Gilliland and Jessica Mederson, to bring law to science fiction, fantasy, and adventure films. Having given countless CLE programs for Comic Con, Wondercon, Alien Con, Comic Fest and other fests and cons, Neel, Josh, and Jessica are experts on bringing the fanciful to the hard work of law.

This April Fools’ Day webinar covered legal issues related to Star Trek, Star Wars, the Avengers and X-Men. Topics ranged from tort liability of defective Storm Trooper body armor to the constitutionality of mutant registration. As an added bonus, we polled guests in game show format. Get away from the weighty issues of the day and enjoy this educational and entertaining CLE.

* Please note that our webinar and event recordings are for informational purposes only; CLE credit is only available for our guests attending live webinars and other events.

Speakers: 
Neel Chatterjee

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