611.49 Readings: Law Firm Controversies

Exploring recent matters in which market forces and client pressures have caused large law firms to be enmeshed in controversies.  Readings will be drawn from such sources as Servants of the Damned by David Enrich, The Caesar’s Palace Coup by Sujeet Indap and Max Frumes, Bad Blood by John Carreyrou, and Catch and Kill by Ronan Farrow.

Special Notes:


Will meet every other week beginning 1/24/23

Spring 2023

Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor
Course Credits
Reflective Writing
Class participation
Samuel W. Buell
Sakai site: https://sakai.duke.edu/portal/site/LAW-611-49-Sp23
Email list: LAW-611-49-Sp23@sakai.duke.edu
Degree Requirements
Course Requirements - JD
Course Requirements - LLM
Course Requirements - Public Interest
Course Areas of Practice
Course Areas of Practice