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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At most moments I'll suspect that the privilege I enjoy was conferred as some kind of peculiar hoax . I will be certain that no matter what I do , I will ...
Yet none of those steps is thought to possess the kind of wholesale drama of the first year of law school . Not only is it a demanding year - the work ...
... meant that he would never get the kind of work he wanted , as a historian . On the whole , he said , he still felt law school was the right choice .
... appellate opinions are considered especially apt tools for teaching students the kind of precise reasoning considered instrumental to a lawyer's work .
But it was plain in listening that that kind of skill would not be developed merely by taking the walking tours of the stacks which the librarian suggested ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Pferdina - LibraryThing
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