Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction
John Grisham accepted the inaugural Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction for the way his novel The Confession exemplifies the role of lawyers… read more
John Grisham accepted the inaugural Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction for the way his novel The Confession exemplifies the role of lawyers in society. After accepting the award the author spoke about what To Kill a Mockingbird has meant to him. Then David Baldacci moderated a panel discussion on the role that law plays in contemporary fiction. There were also comments from the audience. The event took place at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Robert J. Grey Jr. President (Former) American Bar Association
- John Grisham Author
- Dahlia Lithwick Senior Editor Slate.com
- Kenneth Randall Dean University of Alabama->School of Law
- Jack L. Rives Executive Director American Bar Association
- Thane Rosenbaum Director Fordham University->Law School Forum on Law, Culture & Society
- Roberta I. Shaffer Librarian Library of Congress->Law
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