Ideoblog, the blog of Prof. Larry Ribstein, recommends as must reading for all incoming law students, A Man For All Seasons, the movie/play about St. Thomas More, and the principled stand he took as the Chancellor of England, against King Henry VIII, which cost him his life (and earned him sainthood). Among many other positive aspects of the story, its a timeless reminder that some lawyers actually help the image of the legal profession.