At the Bar by David Margolick

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Every Friday for seven years, David Margolick has examined the American fascination with the culture of law and lawyering in his New York Times column, "At the Bar." Here are the best of his observations on the lawyer's trade -- from its noblest moments to its greatest blunders. From profiles of distinguished or notorious legal professionals to provocative explorations of legal ethics and observations on the changing legal profession, this collection is an entertaining must-read for anyone interested in the folkways of modern American law, put forth with wit, rigor, and insight by one of the nation's foremost legal commentators.
 

About David Margolick

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David Margolick is a contributor to Vanity Fair and the former National Legal Affairs Editor for the New York Times. A four-time Pulitzer Prize nominee, he is the author of Undue Influence and At the Bar. He lives in New York City.
 
Published April 1, 1995 by San Val. 336 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Humor & Entertainment, Law & Philosophy. Non-fiction

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and an exceedingly cruel satire written by members of the Harvard Law Review lampooning the life and writings of a recently murdered feminist law professor.

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From 1987 to 1994, Margolick, a lawyer turned reporter, explored the American legal system for the New York Times from just about every angle.

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