"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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“ The building is named for the late Christopher Columbus Langdell , who was dean of Harvard Law School in the late nineteenth century . Dean Langdell is best known as the inventor of the Socratic method . ” David lowered his hand and ...
On Monday , he was making a point the long way around and he asked us , “ Did anyone see the late movie last night ? ” There was a spatter of giggling at once , painfully ironic . I think most of us are still too overwhelmed with work ...
Late in February , the Review announced that Susan Estrich , a 2L , had been appointed president . It was the first time in the eighty - nine - year history of the Review that a woman had occupied the position , essentially that of ...
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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