Lawyerland (Paperback)

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

By Lawrence Joseph

Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 9780374529871

Publication Date: October 15, 2004

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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.

About the Author

Lawrence Joseph is the author the poetry collections So Where Are We?, Into It and Codes, Precepts, Biases, and Taboos: Poems 1973–1993. He is also the author of Lawyerland, a novel, and The Game Changed: Essays and Other Prose. Among his awards are fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Guggenheim Foundation. He is the Tinnelly Professor of Law at St. John’s University School of Law, and he has also taught creative writing at Princeton. He lives in New York City.