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The Law in Literature

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Date Published

December 19, 2019

Publisher

Memphis Bar Association

Subjects

Approved for Dual CLE Credit, Communication, Law, Literature

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Summary

The Title of the seminar is "The Law in Literature". The key theme is that lawyers, who are in essence communicators, should familiarize themselves with examples of writings about legal matters by the greatest communicators of all time, the great writers. Leo will give a short introduction, and then will do readings from the following:

1. The Story of Susannah from the Apochrypha.

2. Rosalie Prudent, by Guy de Maupassant

3. The Devil and Daniel Webster, by Stephen Vincent Benet.

4. Con Cregan's legacy, by Charles Lever.

5. To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee.

6. Ferguson v. Moore, by Wilkes, J.

7. Regina v. Ojibway, by Professor W. Barton Leach.

8. Rex v. Haddock, by Allen Herbert.

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Presenters

Leo Bearman, Jr.

Leo Bearman Jr. is an experienced litigator who has represented clients in civil litigation, class action defense, antitrust... Read More

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Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

The Law in Literature - Video
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Credit

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