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Bestselling Novelist Turow to Speak at Fordham Law Forum


Scott Turow, the bestselling author of legal thrillers Presumed Innocent and The Burden of Proof, will speak about his new book, Limitations, and his life as a novelist and  lawyer, on Tuesday, Dec. 5, at 8 p.m., at One Time Warner Center, 58th St. between 8th and 9th Aves., New York, N.Y.

The event, part of Fordham Law School’s ongoing public Forum on Law, Culture & Society, will be moderated by novelist Thane Rosenbaum, J.D., John Whelan Distinguished Lecturer in Law and director of the Forum on Law, Culture & Society at Fordham. For more details and to register online, see theFordham Law website.

Turow is a former Assistant U.S. Attorney and remains a practicing lawyer. Presumed Innocent was aNew York Times number-one bestseller that was made into a film of the same name starring Harrison Ford. Limitations, scheduled for release on Nov. 14, was serialized in The New York Times Magazine.

Fordham Law School’s public Forum on Law, Culture & Society is a series of discussions about the law’s impact on the artistic imagination and the way it influences the broader culture. Previous speakers included E.L. Doctorow, Tony Kushner, Sidney Lumet, Tom Fontana, and Christopher Buckley.  Last month the Forum sponsored the first annual Fordham Law Film Festival.


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