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.
... knew anything about our professors . Their names had been announced in the August pamphlet . I told him I didn't . “ What do you hear ? ” I asked . " Not much , ” he said , " except about Perini in Contracts .
... when compared to schools , like Yale , that have more flexible curricula and lower ratios of students to faculty . But for whatever it was worth , I knew that a poll the previous winter of the deans of all the law schools in ...
I talked about it one day to a friend , a graduate student in the department whom I knew had thought seriously of going to law school himself . “ Look , ” he told me , " if I was going to law school , I would be going because I wanted ...
... confounded the night before had a definite effect on me . The first year of law school was no longer something I'd heard tales about and was trying to imagine . I knew for myself now how frustrated , how sheerly incapable of doing ...
About our Torts professor , William Zechman , Peter knew almost nothing , except that he was returning to teaching after a long absence . But Peter had had a class the year before with our Criminal Law teacher ...
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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