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    Book Discussion on Teaching Law

    Professor Robin West, author of Teaching Law, talked about the issues facing law schools today, including high costs, outdated curriculums, and the lack of job opportunities upon…

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    Book Discussion on Taking the Stand

    Alan Dershowitz talked about his book, Taking the Stand: My Life in the Law, in which he chronicles becoming a lawyer and the many cases he has handled over the past 50…

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    Book Discussion on Clarence Darrow: Attorney for the Damned

    John Farrell talked about his book, Clarence Darrow: Attorney for the Damned. He responded to questions from members of the audience. This was an event in the History and Biography Pavilion…

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    Book Discussion on Clarence Darrow: Attorney for The Damned

    John Farrell recounted the life and career of attorney Clarence Darrow (1857-1938). The author examined the defense attorney’s many noted cases, including his representation of…

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    Book Discussion on Clarence Darrow: American Iconoclast

    Andrew Kersten talked about his book Clarence Darrow: American Iconoclast in conversation with Art Winslow. He responded to questions from members of the audience. This was an event in…

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    Book Discussion on Schools For Misrule

    Walter Olson reports that many political leaders who influence what the author considers poor national policy are graduates of the nation’s premiere law schools. Mr. Olson…

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    Book Discussion on Masters of the Game

    Legal journalist Kim Eisler profiles the five partners of D.C. law firm, Williams & Connolly. The author reports on the inside the Beltway connections of the firm, from their the…

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    Book Discussion on The Fall of the House of Zeus

    Curtis Wilkie tells the story of Mississippi attorney Richard “Dickie” Scruggs, brother-in-law of Senator Trent Lott, who made a fortune suing tobacco and asbestos…

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    Book Discussion on Masters of the Game

    Kim Eisler talked about his book Masters of the Game: Inside the World’s Most Powerful Law Firm. In his book, veteran legal issues reporter Kim Eisler goes behind the scenes in mega…

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    Biographers Mimi Clark Gronlund and J. Roderick Heller

    From the 2010 Fall for the Book, Mimi Clark Gronlund, author ofSupreme Court Justice Tom C. Clark: A Life of Service, and J. Roderick Heller, author ofDemocracy’s Lawyer: Felix Grundy…

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    Economic Change in the Legal Profession

    Lawyers spoke about the changing economy of law practice. Attorneys from law firms, corporations, and law schools talked about the way that the recession has affected the way they do…

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    Barbara Babcock Oral History Interview

    Barbara Babcock talked about her life and career. A former assistant attorney general for the Civil Division in the U.S. Department of Justice and the first director of the Public…

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    Antonia Hernandez Oral History Interview

    Antonia Hernandez, president and chief executive officer of the California Community Foundation, talked about her life and career. She served as counsel to the United States Senate…

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    After Words with Carl Cannon

    Mr. Cannon details the story of William Lerach, a corporate crime attorney who sued countless members of the Fortune 500 list, before engaging in criminal behavior himself for which he…

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    Book Discussion on Scoundrels in Law

    Cait Murphy presents a history of the law firm Howe and Hummel, which played a significant role in the courtrooms of post-Civil War New York City. William Howe and Abraham Hummel…

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    Marcia Greenberger Oral History Interview, Part 2

    Marcia Greenberger, co-founder and co-president of the National Women’s Law Center in Washington, D.C., talked about her life and career. She recalled the early days of…

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    Marcia Greenberger Oral History Interview, Part 1

    Marcia Greenberger, co-founder and co-president of the National Women’s Law Center in Washington, D.C., talked about her life and career. She recalled the early days of…

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    Patricia McGowan Wald Oral History Interview

    Patricia McGowan Wald talked about her life, career and the early challenges facing women entering the legal field. She served as the chief judge for the United States Court of Appeals…

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    Karen Hastie Williams Oral History Interview

    Karen Hastie Williams talked about her life and career. As a child she spent time in the Virgin Islands when her father was the governor. She was a law clerk for U.S. Supreme…

    542 views
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    Dorothy Nelson Oral History Interview

    Judge Dorothy Nelson talked about her life and career. She was the first female dean of a fully accredited law school, the University of Southern California and later became a judge…

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