Bestselling Novelist Turow to Speak at Fordham Law ForumContact: Fin Hirschoff
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 the Fordham Law website
Turow is a former Assistant U.S. Attorney and remains a practicing lawyer. Presumed Innocent
was a New 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.
Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 15,600 students in its five undergraduate colleges and its six graduate and professional schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx, Manhattan and Tarrytown, and the Louis J. Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y.