Memoir and Legal Education

[10th Class]


Class 10: Writing the Self in Legal Scholarship

Marie Ashe, Zig-Zag Stitching and the Seamless Web: Thoughts on "Reproduc tion" and the Law," 13 Nova L. Rev. 355 (1989)

Professor Ashe was the director of the College of Law legal clinic and professor of law at West Virginia University before she joined the faculty at Suffolk University.

Patricia J. Williams, The Alchemy of Race and Rights (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1991)


"Patricia Williams is . . . the great-great-granddaughter of a slave and a white southern lawyer. The Alchemy of Race and Rights is an eloquent autobiographical essay in which the author reflects on the intersection of race, gender, and class."

--Harvard University Press