Books Every Law Student Should Read

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This work is definitely among the list of books all law students should read. The Brethren By Bob Woodward & Scott Armstrong This book lists Supreme Court’s biggest cases during 1969 and 1975 in the manner of a page-turning thriller rather than a textbook.

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“The Trial” by Franz Kafka “All lawyers – better than that, all law students – should read ‘The Trial,’” Justice Anthony Kennedy has said of the classic novel. “It’s supposed to be fantastic allegory, but it’s reality.” A dark, surreal, humorous, frustrating, and labyrinthine reality. Welcome to law! “My Beloved World” by Sonia Sotomayor

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Top Ten Books Every Lawyer and Law Student Should Read I am not suggesting biographies of lawyers or books on legal history. I would rather suggest books that would add a whole new dimension

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These are a few books that every law student should read. This list is provided for general information only and should not be relied upon or used as the sole basis for making decisions without consulting more accurate source of information.

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It’s an all-time classic! One that has inspired generations of lawyer, and one that should be a mandatory read for any student of law. It’s inspiring, and at times, challenging, but it is a literary treasure. If you haven’t read it already, go ahead and do it now! 4. Getting To Maybe: How to Excel on Law School Exams . Author: Richard

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DISCLAIMER These are a few books that every law student should read. This list is provided for general information only and should not be relied upon or used as the… Continue Reading TOP LAW BOOKS THAT EVERY LAW STUDENT SHOULD READ

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As Law students hit the ground running at the beginning of this academic year there seems no better time than now to compromise a list of the ‘must have’ textbooks for all aspiring or studying Law students. 1. The Rule of Law by Tom Bingham. This is a ‘brilliant short book’ in which Britain’s former senior Law Lord, described as one of the worlds most acute …

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Forget the European and American reading lists for law students. Here we have our own customised reading list for law students in India. Thank us later! Learning the law The 'all-time favourite' gets repeated, again. Although the book is not about Indian legal system particularly, still it may be considered a good starting point for the…

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This book is one of the must-read books for law students to learn about the great legal cases. Stories of the Law and How it's Broken - The Secret Barrister. I recommend this book to anyone, law student or not; but you must read it if you are considering criminal law. The anonymous blogging phenomenon has come to embody the voice of the junior

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This iconic law school novel was published in 1971 by real-life Harvard Law School graduate John Osborn. The Paper Chase revolves around a fictional law student who attends Harvard Law School and is forced to contend with the towering professor, Charles Kingsfield, and his equally-demanding but irresistible daughter.. The book was made into a movie directed by …

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Top Law Books Every Lawyer Should Read. “Literature always anticipates life. It doesn’t copy it but moulds it to its purpose.”. – Oscar Wilde. Law professors have from time immemorial been using literature to narrate the stories of law.

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3 books every law student should read right away and he is always ready to pay any price to achieve his objectives. This one is known to …

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This article is written by Anirudh Vats, 2nd year student at Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala. This article will provide a comprehensive list to get you interested in the literature of the law, and provide much needed respite from the dull statutes and journals a law student usually spends his time reading.

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Civil Law and Justice Legislation Amendment Act 2018. This guide covers the following topics: Amendment of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901, Amendment of the Archives Act 1983, Amendment of the Bankruptcy Act 1966, Amendment of the Domicile Act 1982, Amendment of the Evidence Act 1995, Amendment of the Family Law Act 1975, Amendment of the Marriage …

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Forget the European and American reading lists for law students. Here we have our own customised reading list for law students in India. Thank us later! Learning the law The 'all-time favourite' gets repeated, again. Although the book is not about Indian legal system particularly, still it may be considered a good starting point for the…

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As a law student, you must have a specific set of practicing books used in your first year of law school books. You can find these books by visiting the school bookstore’s website. They will be required for each class you take and what is known as supplementary reading material, which is other prescribed books that should be read besides those classes.

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Which law books should every law student and lawyer read?

Novels, memoirs, short stories, essays, articles etc. are used by students and professors together to dissect situations that are generally not discussed in the traditional legal scenario. Here are some Law books which every law student and lawyer should read by heart: 1. THE END OF LAWYERS? – Richard Susskind

What are the best law school books for rising 1ls?

Law School Confidential: A Complete Guide to the Law School Experience, by Students for Students This book was found on nearly every list of recommended reading for rising 1Ls. It is a general overview of law school as a whole, detailing what incoming students should expect and how to handle nearly every situation that you may find yourself in.

What are the best legal history books to read?

Another fairly fundamental book, Lord Denning’s Landmarks in the Law is a fascinating run-through of some of the biggest events in English law. Both legally and historically, it’s extremely valuable. Another reason for recommending this book is the skill and prestige of its author.

Does the study of law require reading?

Notwithstanding the naysayers, law students and lawyers commit to the pursuit of justice against obstacles that yield only to the keenest and, one hopes, most ethical minds. Yet the study of law is in large part a matter of reading. Lots of reading. But not all legal reading need be as dry as a prospectus or as weighty as a Supreme Court ruling.

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