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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VE FRIES 11/17/75 It is Monday morning , and when I walk into the central building I can feel my stomach clench . For the next five days I will assume that ...
... the classroom competition often fierce - but it is also a time when law students typically feel a stunning array of changes taking place within 9 Preface /
typically feel a stunning array of changes taking place within themselves . It is during the first year that you learn to read a case , to frame a legal ...
... tried in the immediate aftermath of that demanding , rewarding , turbulent year to produce a coherent account of what it feels like to go through it .
But despite having become part of that lustrous setting , as I sat there on that wall I did not feel entirely self - satisfied .
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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