John Jay Osborn, Jr.
#26212 Overall Influence

John Jay Osborn, Jr.

American writer

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John Jay Osborn Jr. is a U.S. author, lawyer and legal academic. He is best known for his bestselling novel, The Paper Chase, a fictional account of one Harvard Law School student’s battles with the imperious Professor Charles Kingsfield. The book was made into a 1973 film starring John Houseman and Timothy Bottoms. Houseman won an Oscar for his performance as contracts professor Kingsfield. The Paper Chase also became a television series, and Osborn wrote several of the scripts.

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Yeshiva University
Yeshiva University

Jewish University located in Manhattan

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University of Miami
University of Miami

Private university in Coral Gables, Florida, United States

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University of San Francisco
University of San Francisco

Jesuit Catholic university in San Francisco, California

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Yale University
Yale University

Private research university in New Haven, Connecticut, United States

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    #421 World Rank #247 USA Rank
    Law
    #50479 World Rank #12767 USA Rank
    Literature