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A former clerk for a Supreme Court justice discusses his new novel about junior lawyers and their struggle to adjust to life at a big law firm. They take on the challenge of a death penalty appeal, billable hours, and complex corporate litigation.
- Kermit Roosevelt assistant professor of law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. He is a former clerk to U.S. Supreme Court justice David Souter and has worked for law firms in New York, Chicago, and Washington, D.C.
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