Amicus Humoriae

Amicus Humoriae
Amicus Humoriae (Carolina Academic Press 2003) listing

Publisher’s listing

The co-editors–law professors Robert M. Jarvis, Thomas E. Baker, and Andrew J. McClurg– collect twenty-five of the funniest law review articles from the past fifty years, arranged in five categories: law students, law professors, lawyers, judges, and legal scholarship. Who says law journal articles have to be stuffy and boring? An “intelligent gift” for lawyers, filled with outstanding writing and sophsticated wit.

Review Excepts

“A collect[ion] of rare gems.” — The Green Bag

“A very funny romp through legal life.” — The National Law Journal

“Definitely a good read.” — The National Jurist

“[S]plendid examples of the seriously underdeveloped genre of law review humor writing.” — Legal Times

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Andrew Jay McClurg is a law professor whose teaching and research interests include tort law, products liability, legal education, privacy law and firearms policy. He holds the Herbert Herff Chair of Excellence in Law at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law.
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