"A wonderful book...it should be read by anyone who has ever contemplated going to law school. Or anyone who has ever worried about being human."--The New York Times
It was a year of terrors and triumphs, of depressions and elations, of compulsive work, pitiless competition, and, finally, mass hysteria. It was Scott Turow's first year at the oldest, biggest, most esteemed center of legal education in the United States. Turow's experiences at Harvard Law School, where freshmen are dubbed One Ls, parallel those of first-year law students everywhere. His gripping account of this critical, formative year in the life of a lawyer is as suspenseful, said The New York Times, as "the most absorbing of thrillers."
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In a tort suit , a private party - the plaintiff - seeks a monetary payment to compensate for harms supposedly done by the ... One of my friends said during the year that Torts is the course which proves that your mother was right .
To me the most dramatic sign of the changing attitude among students came one day in Torts in mid - October . Zechman was talking about conversion , one of the tort remedies for theft . If a car thief makes off with your Chevy , you can ...
The assignment involved searching out the statute and case law on a complicated tort problem , and the task had ... I was now as pressed as anybody in the section , a hundred pages behind in Torts and falling off the pace in each of the ...
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I was interested in this book because I'm not ever going to law school and the first-person perspective is the closest-thing I'll have. I am interested in different methods of instruction, so this ... Read full review
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Literature professor and published author, Scott Turow, decides that he liked the research for his book so much that he will attend law school. He chooses the venerated Harvard Law School and ... Read full review