One L: The Turbulent True Story of a First Year at Harvard Law School
One L, Scott Turow's journal of his first year at law school and a best-seller when it was first published in 1977, has gone on to become a virtual bible for prospective law students.
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Not only is it a demanding year - the work hugely difficult and seemingly endless , the classroom competition often fierce - but it is also a time when law ...
... are known at HLS - instructed me to be at the Roscoe Pound Classroom and Administration Building at 10:00 A.M. to register and to start orientation .
Old Austin Hall , a classroom building , looks like a sooty fortress with arches . Langdell , the school's largest building , is a long gray expanse of ...
In the classroom most of the people were seated , dutifully emptying their packets and filling out cards . A few students who seemed to have known each ...
... would gather in classes of twentyfive , but today for the introductory session three groups had been joined and the small classroom was crowded .
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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