Lawyerland: An Unguarded, Street-Level Look At Law & Lawyers Today

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Macmillan, Oct 15, 2004 - Law - 244 pages

In Lawyerland, Lawrence Joseph brings an unerring ear for dialogue, a cunning artistry, and a prosecutor's radar for loaded testimony to a series of rangy, irreverent conversations with downtown lawyers, making his book a uniquely fresh and insightful accomplishment.

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Downtown New York attorneys muse, dish, and kvetch about practicing law in the '90s, in this dead-serious, mordantly funny collection of interviews. Joseph (Law/St. John's Univ.; Common Sense, 1993 ... Read full review

Lawyerland: what lawyers talk about when they talk about law

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In this quirky but oddly appealing look at the attitudes and perceptions of a variety of New York lawyers, chapters read like the dialog in a good legal novel. Law professor Joseph (St. John's Univ ... Read full review

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About the author (2004)

Lawrence Joseph's Codes, Precepts, Biases, and Taboos: Poems 1973-1993 was published in 2005. He lives in downtown Manhattan and is a professor of law at St. John's University School of Law.

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