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A few days ago, the topic of the day in the legal world was Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's comments about gay marriage and the Sixth Circuit: If they create a circuit split, it ups the urgency for the Supreme Court to take on the issue.

While others were debating the importance and propriety of her comments, I was debating something else: her glasses. Did anyone else notice the debut of Justice Ruth Bader Hipster, whose new thick, black glasses scream: "Straight Outta Brooklyn"?

We kid, of course -- her new, trendy choice of eyewear looks way better than her old set of frames. But it did inspire some musing about different styles of eyeglasses for lawyers, and what those spectacles say about the person wearing them:

Earlier today, we covered the best damn disciplinary opinion we've ever read, mostly due to the contributions of the defendant herself, Svitlana Sangary. (Quick recap: Sangary got busted for posting fake pictures of herself with celebrities on the "Publicity" page of her law firm's website.)

Sangary's philosophies on life, determination, and strength were so inspiring that we figured we'd share what we learned with all of you young attorneys out there, just starting out in the world.

Just remember: "Wikipedia [and FindLaw] describe it. SANGARY exemplifies it." Here are five takeaways:

5 Movies That Make Lawyers Look Great

Yesterday, we brought you five lawyer movies that make lawyers look just awful. When they're not murdering, they're lying. When they're not lying, they're discriminating. When they're not discriminating, they're literally The Devil.

So now it's time to take a look at lawyers in a good light: upholding truth and justice when no one else will. Here are five lawyer movies that make lawyers look really good. Once again, spoiler alert!

5 Movies That Make Lawyers Look Awful

"What do you call a thousand lawyers chained together at the bottom of the sea?" Answer: "A good start." Har har har. Lawyers are just awful, aren't they? At least you'd think so after watching these five movies, all of which make lawyers look pretty bad (and in one case, literally the devil).

To be fair, this is the first in a two-part series (we'll look at positive lawyer depictions tomorrow). For now, though, here are five movies that make lawyers look terrible. (Needless to say, spoiler alerts!)

You probably couldn't care less about Tom Wolf's gubernatorial campaign in Pennsylvania. Truth is, he leads by double digits -- so having some lawyer who once starred in a so-called "torture porn" film appear in an otherwise unremarkable campaign commercial on his behalf will probably not affect things too much.

Besides, the campaign is pulling and editing the ad after Buzzfeed dug up the 2013 horror film.

But, as you might expect, our eyes are on the attorney, Alan Benyak, who starred in "Breeding Farm" as Mr. Cannibal, a lawyer playing a lawyer (married to a lawyer). Another co-star? Also a local lawyer in real life.

History is littered with the carcasses of legal dramas -- good ones, like "Boston Legal" and "Ally McBeal," and bad ones, like "Harry's Law" or "Law and Order: Cancun" (kidding ... or am I?). This fall, unsurprisingly, there will be a ton of new shows botching the law on primetime. Thankfully, some (anyone remember "Rake"?) have already been cancelled.

So what's left? These are the new shows on the block, the proverbial 1Ls that haven't dropped out yet. Maybe they will get cancelled within a few episodes, or maybe, despite enduring mediocrity, they'll last forever (like "Grey's Anatomy").

Here's our take on three legal TV shows for Fall 2014:

This is fun: Above the Law just ran a caption contest on a photo of some dude's (or very hairy lady's) leg, which is now adorned with a tattoo of a law review citation: 11 Ohio St. J. Crim. L. 827 (2014).

We (read: I) have nothing better to do with our lives, so we dug up the article, the author, and then wondered what other terrible law-related things people could get tatted on their bodies. Because, you know, nothing says "legal professional" like a citation, or a scale, or Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's portrait in the form of a tramp stamp.

When my editor tossed out the idea of a "Legal Shark Week" playlist, I jumped on it, like a shark on a bleeding dolphin.

Why? Not only is the Grouplove song "Shark Attack" one of my current favorites, but music is how I get pumped. About to head to court? Working out? Fighting writer's block? In any of these scenarios, I'm probably listening to loud, loud music.

The real challenge, however, is creating a playlist that appeals to all sorts of folks -- an especially large challenge for me, due to my narrow and unique musical tastes. Fortunately, with the help of FindLaw's resident D.J. and a few other shark-related playlists, I was able to piece together a 12-track playlist. And if you have any suggestions, I've made the playlist open and collaborative on Spotify, so jump in and add your favorites.

Where did Ally McBeal go to law school? TV shows depicting lawyers typically start in the middle of a fictional attorney's career, so there is often little mention of their humble beginnings.

But long before Perry Mason and Ben Matlock (yes, his first name is Ben) were cracking psyches in the courtroom, they were presumably cracking books in a law library.

We've done the hard Internet research for you on this one, so check out where Ally McBeal and these other fictional TV attorneys (supposedly) went to law school:

Christine Lagarde has been head of the International Monetary Fund for three years now, and The Washington Post sat down to interview her about her work thus far. As we were reading, and watching, her interview, one thing became tremendously clear: we have a girl crush on Christine Lagarde. As my editor aptly noted, and I agree: "anyone who runs the IMF and carries a Kelly bag is a-ok with me."

Before she was Managing Director of the IMF, Lagarde was an attorney at Baker & McKenzie, where she later "became the Chairman of the Global Executive Committee of Baker & McKenzie in 1999, and subsequently Chairman of the Global Strategic Committee in 2004."

As law associates, we can learn a lot from her experiences rising through the ranks of BigLaw. Let's take a look at where she stands on issues ranging from leadership, and women.