"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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Obviously , I ' m not supposed to include all of that , but I ' m not sure what to pick ,
how abstract I ' m supposed to be , and whether I should include items like her
hourly wage . Is a brief supposed to sound casual or formal ? Does it make any ...
I ' m sure that rumor had turned it into a virtual Rosetta stone of Civil Procedure .
Jack was probably certain we ' d all make As , and he knew he was working
against a curve with top grades for only so many . Terry had had the same
that he was sure he ' d flunk the course . He had instants like that when all his
fears seemed to open up . Usually he allayed them with more work . " You ' ll be
okay , ” I told him now . “ Oh , sure . I figure - the hornbook , the outlines - I ' ll get
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - JenniferRobb - LibraryThing
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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - AlanWPowers - LibraryThing
Must disagree with the jacket/ GoodReads blurb, "entirely true." NOT according to one of his undergrad professors, Theodore Baird, who wondered how Turow could present himself as such a blank slate ... Read full review