Course Details

Legal Professionalism and Narrative

This course will focus on the careers and lives of lawyers in a variety of settings and contexts: public service, the judiciary, public interest, and lawyers who use their training and skills outside of the formal practice of law. Readings to be discussed in class address a variety of challenges to lawyers and the rule of law. Every student will be required to write and present a career analysis and biography of a particular lawyer, the particular subject to be approved by the instructor. Evaluation: Accountability: two drafts of the written work in consultation with the instructor, in class presentations and preparations. Text: Anthony G. Amsterdam and Jerome Bruner, Minding the Law (Harvard University Press)

Catalog Number: LAWSTUDY 682
Practice Areas: Legal Profession and Regulation
Additional Course Information: Consult Professor about writing requirements

Course History

Spring 2012
Title: Lives of Lawyers
Faculty: Zimmerman, Clifford (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Type: Seminar     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 20     Actual: 6