Letters to a Young Lawyer

ISBN-10: 0465016332
ISBN-13: 9780465016334
Edition: 2001 (Revised)
Authors: Alan Dershowitz
List price: $15.99 Buy it from $1.99
30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy

Description: Alan Dershowitz, the renowned, outspoken attorney distills his experiences and his beliefs into 37 essays about life, law, and what it means to be a good lawyer and a good person. He offers insights into various aspects of pursuing a vocation, such  More...

New Starting from $14.20
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
coins
coins
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
You could win $10,000

Get an entry for every item you buy, rent, or sell.

Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
Periodic Table Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Medical Terminology Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Medical Math Online content $4.95 $1.99

Customers also bought

Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading

Book details

List price: $15.99
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 4/13/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Alan Dershowitz, the renowned, outspoken attorney distills his experiences and his beliefs into 37 essays about life, law, and what it means to be a good lawyer and a good person. He offers insights into various aspects of pursuing a vocation, such as choosing mentors and role models, dealing with critics, finding passion in one's work life, and acting ethically and morally in and out of the courtroom. He also gives practical advice about winning and losing, and presents some "tricks of the trade." c. Book News Inc.

Sandra Day O'Connor was born in El Paso, Texas, attended college and law school at Stanford University, has been married to John O'Connor since 1952, and they have three sons. She was Arizona state senator from 1969-1975, and she served on the Arizona Court of Appeals from 1979-1981. Nominated by President Reagan as Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, she took the oath of office on September 25, 1981, the first woman to do so.Attorney and bestselling author Alan M. Dershowitz was first in his class at Yale Law School. Dershowitz was editor-in-chief of the Yale Law Journal and the youngest full professor in the history of Harvard Law School. He is currently the Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law at Harvard University. He has served on the National Board of Directors of the American Civil Liberties Union. Dershowitz has represented many controversial clients, including O. J. Simpson, Claus von Bulow, Mike Tyson, Leona Helmsley and Patricia Hearst. His books include Reasonable Doubt (about the O. J. Simpson trial) and Sexual McCarthyism: Clinton, Starr, and the Emerging Constitutional Crisis.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Life and Career
Pick Your Heroes Carefully
Live the Passion of Your Times
Have a Good Enemies' List
Don't Do What You're Best At
Don't Have Deathbed Regrets
Don't Follow "Off-the-Rack" Advice
Don't Limit Your Options by Making a Lot of Money
Don't Risk What You Don't Have Enough of to Get More of What You Have Plenty Of
Is There an Absolute Morality?
Should Good Lawyers Defend Bad People?
Defending Yourself from Legal McCarthyism
How to Balance Idealism, Realism and Cynicism
Your Last Exam
Self-Doubts
The Perfect Is the Enemy of the Excellent
An Honorable Profession?
Blowing the Whistle
The Good, the Bad, the Honest and the Dishonest
Your Client Is Not Your Friend
Stop Whining, Start Winning
Winning and Losing
Where Can You Learn Advocacy?
Winning Before a Jury: The "Aha" Theory
Winning Before a Judge: Political Justice
Arguing in the Supreme Court
Who Is Your Client?
Losing
Don't Underestimate Your Opponent
The Prosecutor's Blind Spot
The Difference Between a Prosecutor and a Defense Attorney
Lawyers' Morals-and Other Oxymorons
Know When to Fight-and When to Give In
Dealing with Criticism
Being a Good Person
Can a Good Lawyer Be a Good Person?
Can You Pass the "Fluoridation" Test?
Graduating Law Students
Graduating University Students
Why Be a Good Person?
Notes

×
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.

×