Kermit Roosevelt: "In The Shadow of the Law" (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)
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.
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.