Essays on law school and becoming a lawyer

A student who wants to do work on social justice came to my office and after I emailed him Bill Quigley’s essay, Letter to a Law Student Interested in Social Justice, he sent me a link to Dean Spade’s essay, For Those Considering Law School.   Both are worth reading by those considering law school — and even those in law school or teaching at law school.  Three somewhat more dated essays include Duncan Kennedy’s Legal Education and the Reproduction of Hierarchy (a canonical classic), Robert A. Williams, Jr.’s Vampires Anonymous and Critical Race Practice (a favorite of mine), and my On Becoming “Professor” (mine, though it is the weakest link in this list of essays).

Photo Copyright Ezra Rosser 2013

Photo Copyright Ezra Rosser 2013

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One response to “Essays on law school and becoming a lawyer

  1. Pingback: “The first thing I lost in law school was the reason I came” | robertlatham.wordpress.com

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