The 2019 Christopher A. Meyer Memorial Lecture

Join the Intellectual Property Law Program as they host Scott Turow, attorney and bestselling author, to deliver the Christopher A. Meyer Memorial Lecture entitled "Knowledge is Not Free." 

About Mr. Turow


Scott Turow


Scott Turow is a writer and attorney. He is the author of eleven bestselling works of fiction, including Presumed Innocent, the sequel Innocent, and most recently Testimony. He has also published two nonfiction books, including One L, about his experience as a law student. His books have been translated into more than forty languages, sold more than thirty million copies worldwide, and have been adapted into movies and television projects. He has frequently contributed essays and op-ed pieces to publications such as The New York Times, The Washington Post, Vanity Fair, The New Yorker, and The Atlantic. His new thriller, The Last Trial, a sequel to The Burden of Proof, will be published in May 2020 by Grand Central Publishing.

Media Contact

Media interested in attending should contact Kara Tershel at [email protected].


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