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Posted 11 months ago in Crime On the Lighter Side by Betsy Kim  
‘Breaking Bad’: What Sentence Should Walt and Skyler Get? [Poll]

Be the “Breaking Bad” judge and jury. At the bottom of this article, take our Lawyers.com poll. Mark the sentences you’d hand down to Walter and Skyler White, then compare your views to other readers.   Highlights of “Rabid Dog” The last episode titled “Rabid Dog,” referred to a breakdown in the master and servant relationship of Walt, the crystal meth drug lord, and Jesse Pinkman, his dutiful assistant. After figuring out Walt poisoned his girlfriend’s son, Jesse turns on …

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Posted 11 months ago in Crime On the Lighter Side Video by Betsy Kim  
Stack Your ‘Breaking Bad’ Analysis Against a Pro [Video]

  In television, when villains hatch psychological plots beyond our notions of human decency, are we amused and perhaps equally reassured, thinking we could never concoct such evil?   What Happened in “Confessions”? In the last episode of AMC’s “Breaking Bad,” Walter White records a confession. But instead of baring his soul on how he built of a crystal meth empire, he fabricates a twisted story, framing his DEA agent brother-in-law, Hank Schrader, as the drug lord, Heisenberg. Walt brings …

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Posted 11 months ago in Criminal Law On the Lighter Side Video by Betsy Kim  
‘Breaking Bad’ Romanticizes Selfishness [Video]

(Photo of Anna Gunn and Bryan Cranston/By Ursula Coyote/AMC.com)   A Chess Game AMC’s “Breaking Bad” knows how to hit the brain’s anticipation and gratifications centers by inviting viewers to guess the characters’ moves in a big psychological chess match. Walter White squares off with Hank Schrader, in the second episode of the final series. Hank’s wife, Marie, steps up as a queen on her side of the board, dramatically declaring to Hank about Walt, “You have to get him.”  …

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“The Good Wife” Boxes-in Love and Politics

“The Good Wife” season finale “What’s in the Box?” questions cheating at the ballot box and in a marriage. Will Gardner (Josh Charles) and Alicia Florrick (Julianna Margulies) represent Alicia’s husband Peter Florrick (Chris Noth) in an election fraud case. One night, working late, Will and Alicia end up passionately kissing. In confused pain, Alicia says, “That kiss opened up something, again. I don’t know how to close it. … I’m with Peter now and I just can’t figure my …

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“The Good Wife” Creates Tension — All Sorts of Tension

“The Good Wife” effectively creates a sense of fast-moving unease, as alliances shift, lawsuits twist and turn, and you can’t even trust the person you are sleeping with — at least not 100 percent. Sharpen your knives and watch your back, lest you get sliced out of the courtroom, boardroom and bedroom. It’s a tough world. The most recent episode reflected the topsy-turvy uncertainties of life, where you can be on top one minute, only to learn you are scrambling …

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