In partnership with Warwick’s Bookstore, and other community partners, the “Writers and the Law” series explores complex legal issues through engaging, thought-provoking programming. Featuring a diverse array of fiction and nonfiction authors, these events bring members of the San Diego community and leading writers together to explore how the law impacts our everyday life. From the intrigue of legal fiction to the compelling, eye-opening and sometimes even controversial points of view of non-fiction, the “Writers and the Law” series offers a fresh perspective on contemporary life and culture.
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Writers & The Law 2013
Lunch & Talk Friday, November 8, 12 P.M.
3575 Manchester Avenue, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, CA 92007
Price: $19.00, JCC Member Price: $16.00
An opportunity to meet not one, but two groundbreaking journalists at this year’s 19th Annual San Diego Jewish Book Fair. Stephen Shepard is a former Editor-in-Chief of Business Week. In his book, Deadlines and Disruption, he shares the story of his life and 50 years in journalism. In The Good Girls Revolt, Lynn Povich discusses the details of her 1970’s sexual discrimination lawsuit against her then employer, Newsweek…-LEARN MORE
Past Writers & The Law events
Alan Dershowitz- Taking the Stand: My Life in the Law
Saturday, November 2, 7:30 P.M.
LFJCC, Jacobs Family Campus,
4126 Executive Drive
La Jolla, California 92037
Meet one of the world’s most celebrated lawyers as he shares the story of his “legal evolution,” and the events in his personal life that led him not just to the law, but to some of his most controversial stand and opinions. Alan Dershowitz will leave no stone unturned and no hot topic untouched in this startling session –LEARN MORE
Brian Fagan, Emeritus Professor of Anthropology at UCSB, will discuss and sign his book, The Attacking Ocean. In his latest book, Fagan returns to the topic that made him a New York Times best seller, explaining the role of climate change in history – this time focused on rising… LEARN MORE
What will one powerful family do to protect their own? Join us as we present Walter Walker to discuss and sign his latest novel, Crime of Privilege. In the tradition of Scott Turow, William Landay and Nelson DeMille, this stunning thriller explores power, corruption and the law in America, and the dangerous ways they… LEARN MORE
Join New york Times bestselling Karin Slaughter as she discusses and signs her latest thriller, Unseen. Charged with her signature blend of suspensful storytelling, vivid characters and breathtaking twists, this novel sends Georgia Bureau of Investigation agent Will Trent to Macon, Georgia, where he goes undercover with a drug and prostitution ring. Taking matters into his own hands, he decides to … LEARN MORE