BRIGHT IDEAS: John Temple on The Last Lawyer

Deven Desai

Deven Desai is an associate professor of law and ethics at the Scheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology. He was also the first, and to date, only Academic Research Counsel at Google, Inc., and a Visiting Fellow at Princeton University’s Center for Information Technology Policy. He is a graduate of U.C. Berkeley and the Yale Law School. Professor Desai’s scholarship examines how business interests, new technology, and economic theories shape privacy and intellectual property law and where those arguments explain productivity or where they fail to capture society’s interest in the free flow of information and development. His work has appeared in leading law reviews and journals including the Georgetown Law Journal, Minnesota Law Review, Notre Dame Law Review, Wisconsin Law Review, and U.C. Davis Law Review.

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  1. The Last Lawyer grants hope that a less than perfect legal system can be made to work in at least one case, after years of unjustness. I recommened this book for attorneys and non-laywers alike. Pose it in on top of the heap of fiction by your bedstand — this is one you’ll want to read for the dramatic play alone. Thank you John Temple! .