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Law Office Management

Dec. 2, 2014

Holiday Gifts - Books for Lawyers

For courthouse mavens who can't get enough real-life drama comes a first novel from David Lat, founder and editor of the legal news website Above the Law. His Supreme Ambitions (ABA Publishing, to be released in January, $26.95) is a quick read centered on a swarm of federal law clerks and their judges. Lat employs predictable devices, some wisely ironic and others less so ("To be a successful professional woman, you need to be a little monstrous"). But the char...

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