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Letters to a Young Lawyer.

Author: Alan M Dershowitz
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 2008.
Series: Art of mentoring series.
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With wit, humor, and decades of personal experiences from which to draw, Alan Dershowitz dispenses advice on career, law, and life in a book aimed at those just starting out in the legal profession.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Dershowitz, Alan M.
Letters to a Young Lawyer.
New York : Basic Books, ©2008
Named Person: Alan M Dershowitz; Alan M Dershowitz
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alan M Dershowitz
ISBN: 9780786722303 0786722304
OCLC Number: 794663382
Description: 1 online resource (140 pages).
Contents: Also by Alan Dershowitz; Title Page; Dedication; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part ONE --
LIFE AND CAREER; 1 --
Pick Your Heroes Carefully; 2 --
Live the Passion of Your Times; 3 --
Have a Good Enemies' List; 4 --
Don't Do What You're Best At; 5 --
Don't Have Deathbed Regrets; 6 --
Don't Follow "Off-the-Rack" Advice; 7 --
Don't Limit Your Options by Making a Lot of Money; 8 --
Don't Risk What You Don't Have Enough of to Get More of What You Have ... ; 9 --
Is There an Absolute Morality?; 10 --
Should Good Lawyers Defend Bad People?; 11 --
Defending Yourself from Legal McCarthyism. 12 --
How to Balance Idealism, Realism and Cynicism13 --
Your Last Exam; 14 --
Self-Doubts; 15 --
The Perfect Is the Enemy of the Excellent; 16 --
An Honorable Profession?; 17 --
Blowing the Whistle; 18 --
The Good, the Bad, the Honest and the Dishonest; 19 --
Your Client Is Not Your Friend; 20 --
Stop Whining, Start Winning; Part TWO --
WINNING AND LOSING; 21 --
Where Can You Learn Advocacy?; 22 --
Winning Before a Jury: The "Aha" Theory; 23 --
Winning Before a Judge: Political Justice; 24 --
Arguing in the Supreme Court; 25 --
Who Is Your Client?; 26 --
Losing; 27 --
Don't Underestimate Your Opponent. 28 --
The Prosecutor's Blind Spot29 --
The Difference Between a Prosecutor and a Defense Attorney; 30 --
Lawyers' Morals --
and Other Oxymorons; 31 --
Know When to Fight --
and When to Give In; 32 --
Dealing with Criticism; Part THREE --
BEING A GOOD PERSON; 33 --
Can a Good Lawyer Be a Good Person?; 34 --
Can You Pass the "Fluoridation" Test?; 35 --
Graduating Law Students; 36 --
Graduating University Students; 37 --
Why Be a Good Person?; Notes; Copyright Page.
Series Title: Art of mentoring series.

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"Quintessential Dershowitz: fast-thinking, fast-talking, and unapologetically opinionated." Kirkus Reviews"

 
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