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Lawyer novels appear each year, one after another. I am surprised there are not more. Lawyers think in terms of stories. Cases have a beginning, a middlle and an end. They employ fictions, legal and factual. Cases are adversariaal They move from conflict to conflict just as novels do. Lawyers have something that Louis Auchincloss, a lawyer/writer, calls writer’s capital. It is a capital account made up of work with clients, judges, prosecutors, trials, wins and losses, and the exploited...

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