Chapter abstracts are short descriptions of events that occur in each chapter. They highlight major plot events and detail the important relationships and characteristics of characters and objects. The Chapter Abstracts can be used to review what the students have read, or to prepare the students for what they will read. Hand the abstracts out in class as a study guide, or use them as a "key" for a class discussion. They are relatively brief, but can serve to be an excellent refresher of the text for either a student or teacher.
Boston, 1986; Woburn, Summer 1966; The Lawyer Abstract
* The book opens with the attorney for the plaintiff, Jan Schlictmann, watching as his Porsche is towed away.
* He is waiting for the verdict on the Woburn case.
* The case consumed him for nine years and cost over $2 million to bring to...
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