Talk of Law Schools: Forget Torts, Let's Watch O.J. Trial
Sam Walker, writer of The Christian Science Monitor, The Christian Science Monitor
IT'S not as gripping as Melrose Place, but it's close.
That's the consensus on Hudson Street, where four housemates, all students at Harvard Law School, are watching the O.J. Simpson murder trial in their living room.
Here, and everywhere else law students live and gather, talk of torts and contracts has been usurped by issues like prosecuting attorney Marcia Clark's lapel pin, and detective Mark Fuhrman's jacket.
"People in law school are usually so overworked that they lose touch with the outside world," says Hudson Street resident Tim Eckstein. "If something isn't going to help their grades or increase their earning potential, they don't bother. But the …
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