Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1988

Abstract

I knew Andy Walkover best as a student. I met him first in my evidence class at the University of Michigan. He was the "sixties type" in the left rear corner who, especially at first, was too often absent but had the most interesting things to say when he came to class. I did not realize it at the time, but Andy was just beginning to discover his vocation. Andy was a rare law student. He was interested in many things, but he would not let others set the agenda for his interests; in particular, he would not let an institution like a law school or impersonal forces like peer norms tell him what was or was not worthy of his attention. Nor was he driven by grades or by the fear that if he didn't learn certain things well he would be unable to succeed in practice. Instead he was driven by ideas; he loved to pursue them in reading and conversation.


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