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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... a new crop of students enter Harvard Law School to begin an intense , often grueling , sometimes harrowing year of introduction to the law .
And thus it is during the first year that many law students come to feel , sometimes with deep regret , that they are becoming persons strangely different ...
For all of us who have made it through the first year , I am sure that it was a similar undertaking , overwhelming , sometimes frightening , always ...
And because the people around me did not know that I would undertake this project , I have changed names , backgrounds , and sometime other details ...
As a place actually to undertake a legal education , Harvard is sometimes criticized , especially when compared to schools , like Yale , that have more ...
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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