Just as I was trying to figure out what to say about this show, ATL went ahead and gave me an in with the above linked article! Like the author, I do agree that the show doesn’t line up with the reality of a 1L law class, but there are a couple of other things that is worth noticing about the show, such as:
1) Its Diversity.
Our Newest Poet Laureate Charles Wright took office about one week ago. Wright describes himself as being obsessed with nature, landscape, the music of language and questions about the ultimate or divine. For every poem or poet I find who writes something so true that it distills profundity (for me, at least) into a few ordinary lines, I find 20 or 50 other poems that, in my opinion, demonstrate why poetry isn’t widely read any longer. After some reading, I’m finding that I like Wright a lot.
What terrifies and excites me about becoming a lawyer? Lots of things. In the spirit of purging fear and inviting the new, here they are…