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5th Oct '16 6:57:29 PM Dravencour
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-->-- '''Koga Shuto''', ''Film/DoubleDragon''

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28th Sep '16 5:44:59 AM LordOfTheSword
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* Thief's Ninja Lawyers in ''Webcomic/EightBitTheater''.

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* More literally than usual, Thief's Ninja Lawyers in ''Webcomic/EightBitTheater''.
17th Aug '16 7:48:57 AM Morgenthaler
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* In ''NationalLampoonsChristmasVacation'', Clark's boss is introduced with a team of yes-men marching lockstep behind him (with foley marching sound effects).
* In JohnGrisham's ''TheRainmaker'', NaiveNewcomer attorney Rudy Baylor has an OhCrap moment when he meets the [[DavidVersusGoliath opposing legal team]].

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* In ''NationalLampoonsChristmasVacation'', ''Film/NationalLampoonsChristmasVacation'', Clark's boss is introduced with a team of yes-men marching lockstep behind him (with foley marching sound effects).
* In JohnGrisham's ''TheRainmaker'', Creator/JohnGrisham's ''Film/TheRainmaker'', NaiveNewcomer attorney Rudy Baylor has an OhCrap moment when he meets the [[DavidVersusGoliath opposing legal team]].



* Both the plaintiff and the big tobacco company have one of these in JohnGrisham's ''The Runaway Jury''.

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* Both the plaintiff and the big tobacco company have one of these in JohnGrisham's Creator/JohnGrisham's ''The Runaway Jury''.



* One episode of ''The Defenders'' (the 2010 series with lawyers, not [[ComicBook/TheDefenders that comic book series]]) has one episode's bad guys use their ArmyOfLawyers as a blatant show of force. There are so many of them that when they sit down at their ridiculously long table they need two row of chairs.

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* One episode of ''The Defenders'' ''Series/TheDefenders'' (the 2010 series with lawyers, not [[ComicBook/TheDefenders that comic book series]]) has one episode's bad guys use their ArmyOfLawyers as a blatant show of force. There are so many of them that when they sit down at their ridiculously long table they need two row of chairs.
15th Jul '16 2:31:09 PM AgProv
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* The military actually has an "army of lawyers," in the form of Judge Advocate General Corps, which is literally the army of army (or, navy or air force) lawyers.
15th Jul '16 2:30:10 PM AgProv
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* TruthInTelevision in a more literal way: the US Army has the Judge Advocate General's department, its own legal corps; up until reorganisation in the 1990's, the British Army had its own Royal Army Legal Department (now subsumed into the Royal Logistic Corps). In both cases - if not an army of lawyers in uniform, then certainly at least a batallion.
14th Jun '16 11:59:38 PM Doug86
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* Creator/{{IBM}}'s lawyers [[http://www.boiledbeans.net/2008/03/27/yet-another-bluish-question/ have been compared]] to the ''Nazgûl'' (of [[Literature/LordOfTheRings LoTR]] fame).

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* Creator/{{IBM}}'s lawyers [[http://www.boiledbeans.net/2008/03/27/yet-another-bluish-question/ have been compared]] to the ''Nazgûl'' (of [[Literature/LordOfTheRings [[Literature/TheLordOfTheRings LoTR]] fame).
3rd Jun '16 3:30:56 AM Morgenthaler
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* The law firm of Wolfram & Hart from ''Series/{{Angel}}''. On a few occasions, Angel couldn't finger someone for murder because, as a vampire with no surname or social security card, he couldn't testify to it in a court of law.

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* The law firm of Wolfram & Hart from ''Series/{{Angel}}''. On a few occasions, Angel couldn't finger someone for murder because, as a vampire with no surname or social security card, he couldn't testify to it in a court of law.



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* Creator/{{IBM}}'s lawyers [[http://www.boiledbeans.net/2008/03/27/yet-another-bluish-question/ have been compared]] to the ''Nazgûl'' (of [[Literature/LordOfTheRings LoTR]] fame).

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* Creator/{{IBM}}'s lawyers [[http://www.boiledbeans.net/2008/03/27/yet-another-bluish-question/ have been compared]] to the ''Nazgûl'' (of [[Literature/LordOfTheRings LoTR]] fame).



* Humorous example: A famous entry in the [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doo_Dah_Parade Doo Dah parade]] in Pasadena, California was the Synchronized Briefcase Drill Team, with 16 men & women in three-piece suits performing precision marching routines with attaché cases. (See page photo.)

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* Humorous example: A famous entry in the [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doo_Dah_Parade Doo Dah parade]] in Pasadena, California was the Synchronized Briefcase Drill Team, with 16 men & women in three-piece suits performing precision marching routines with attaché cases. (See page photo.)


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2nd Jun '16 10:43:51 AM JonnyB
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* [[http://www.theregister.co.uk/2007/11/12/prince_pirates/ "Prince sends ArmyOfLawyers to take on Pirate Bay"]]
* [[http://blogs.sacbee.com/capitolalertlatest/2010/06/bowen-army-of-l.html "Bowen: ArmyOfLawyers at the ready if Prop 14 passes"]]

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* [[http://www.theregister.co.uk/2007/11/12/prince_pirates/ "Prince sends ArmyOfLawyers Army Of Lawyers to take on Pirate Bay"]]
* [[http://blogs.sacbee.com/capitolalertlatest/2010/06/bowen-army-of-l.html "Bowen: ArmyOfLawyers Army Of Lawyers at the ready if Prop 14 passes"]]
25th Jan '16 7:23:38 PM R1ck
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* TruthInTelevision for civil litigation. If the defendant is the one with money, they ''will'' amass a small army for depositions for the purpose of scaring the defendant and over-burdening the plaintiff's counsel. Discrimination cases are especially contentious, as the institution will want to settle without admitting fault and the plaintiff wants recognition of harm, so sending "ten guys in black suits" to the first deposition is a ''great'' way to coerce a settlement. [[SarcasmMode Hypothetically, anyway.]]

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* TruthInTelevision for civil litigation. If the defendant is the one with money, they ''will'' amass a small army for depositions for the purpose of scaring the defendant and over-burdening the plaintiff's counsel. Discrimination cases are especially contentious, as the institution will want to settle without admitting fault and the plaintiff wants recognition of harm, so sending "ten guys in black suits" to the first deposition is a ''great'' way to coerce a settlement. [[SarcasmMode Hypothetically, anyway.]]\n
16th Jan '16 11:45:44 PM nombretomado
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* Parodied in one FarSide comic, where an explorer at the edge of an island jungle is confronted with a group of men in suits with briefcases.

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* Parodied in one FarSide comic, strip from ''ComicStrip/TheFarSide'', where an explorer at the edge of an island jungle is confronted with a group of men in suits with briefcases.
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