Books to Read Before Law School

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  • Criminal Law

    • ASIN: 1285458419
    • ISBN: 1285458419
    • Brand: Brooks Cole
    • Manufacturer: Cengage Learning

    Equipping you with a practical understanding of legal topics, Gardner and Anderson's CRIMINAL LAW, 12th Edition, delivers comprehensive coverage of the major components of substantive criminal law in a remarkably reader-friendly presentation. Its narrative, descriptive approach exposes readers to the language of the law without overwhelming them. A... [Read More]

  • Criminal Law

    • ASIN: 1305577388
    • ISBN: 9781305577381
    • Manufacturer: Cengage Learning

    Clear and easy to understand, Joel Samaha's best-selling text helps you apply criminal law's enduring foundations and principles to fascinating, current court cases and specific crimes. With a blend of case excerpts and author commentary, the author guides you as you sharpen your critical thinking and legal analysis skills. As you progress through ... [Read More]

  • Strategies & Tactics for the MBE (Emanuel Bar Review)

    • ASIN: 1454873124
    • ISBN: 9781454873129
    • Manufacturer: Wolters Kluwer

    Strategies & Tactics for the MBE, 6E is full of up-to-date advice on how to analyze Multistate Bar Exam (MBE) questions, including details on how to handle each MBE subject, specific, step-by-step strategies for analyzing different question types, tips about how subtle differences in wording can completely change the meaning of an answer, and strat... [Read More]

  • Cases and Materials on Criminal Law (American Casebook Series)

    • ASIN: 1628102055
    • ISBN: 1628102055
    • Manufacturer: West Academic Publishing

    NO highlighting or writing. Spilled a little water on the book, so 2-3 pages are a bit wrinkly. Otherwise, in great condition.

  • Criminal Law and Procedure for the Paralegal

    • ASIN: 1435440161
    • ISBN: 1435440161
    • Brand: Brand: Cengage Learning
    • Manufacturer: Cengage Learning

    Thorough yet succinct, CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE FOR THE PARALEGAL: A SYSTEMS APPROACH, 4th Edition equips readers with a solid understanding of the principles of criminal law as well as the skills for daily practice in a law office. It delivers an excellent blend of theory with practice as it presents material in a clear, logical, outline format.... [Read More]

  • Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption

    • ASIN: 081298496X
    • ISBN: 9780812984965
    • Brand: Spiegel Grau
    • Manufacturer: Spiegel & Grau

    #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A powerful true story about the potential for mercy to redeem us, and a clarion call to fix our broken system of justice—from one of the most brilliant and influential lawyers of our time, as seen in the HBO documentary True Justice “[Bryan Stevenson’s] dedication to fighting for justice and equality has i... [Read More]

  • Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI

    • ASIN: 0307742482
    • ISBN: 0307742482
    • Brand: Vintage
    • Manufacturer: Vintage

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER   -  NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST A New York Times Notable BookNamed a best book of the year by Amazon, Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, San Francisco Chronicle, GQ, Time, Newsday, Entertainment Weekly, Time Magazine, NPR, Vogue, Smithsonian, Cosmopolitan, Seattle Times, Bloomberg, Lit Hub, and SlateFrom t... [Read More]

  • The Tools of Argument: How the Best Lawyers Think, Argue, and Win

    • ASIN: 1481246380
    • ISBN: 1481246380
    • Manufacturer: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

    Joel Trachtman's book presents in plain and lucid terms the powerful tools of argument that have been honed through the ages in the discipline of law. If you are a law student or new lawyer, a business professional or a government official, this book will boost your analytical thinking, your foundational legal knowledge, and your confidence as you ... [Read More]

  • Criminological and Criminal Justice Research Methods (Aspen Criminal Justice)

    • ASIN: 1543800254
    • ISBN: 1543800254
    • Manufacturer: Wolters Kluwer

    This concise text introduces students to the fundamental methodologies of research in criminology and criminal justice, with an emphasis on the application of research methods directly relevant to the real world of criminal justice. By using storytelling that draws on actual field experiences to engage students’ interest, Criminological and Crimi... [Read More]

  • Criminal Law, Cases and Materials (American Casebook Series)

    • ASIN: 0314282866
    • ISBN: 0314282866
    • Manufacturer: West Academic Publishing

    This text, the only criminal law casebook authored by two progressive female law professors of color, provides the reader with both critical race and critical feminist theory perspectives on criminal law. The book focuses on the cultural context of substantive criminal law, integrating issues of race, gender, class, and sexual orientation where rel... [Read More]

  • The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

    • UPC: 634109382776
    • ASIN: 1595586431
    • ISBN: 1595586431
    • Brand: Baker and Taylor
    • Manufacturer: The New Press

    Once in a great while a book comes along that changes the way we see the world and helps to fuel a nationwide social movement. The New Jim Crow is such a book. Praised by Harvard Law professor Lani Guinier as "brave and bold," this book directly challenges the notion that the election of Barack Obama signals a new era of colorblindness. With dazzli... [Read More]

  • What Every Body Is Saying: An Ex-FBI Agent's Guide to Speed-Reading People

    • ASIN: 0061438294
    • ISBN: 9780061438295
    • Brand: Navarro, Joe/ Karlins, Marvin
    • Manufacturer: William Morrow Paperbacks

    Read this book and send your nonverbal intelligence soaring. Joe Navarro, a former FBI counterintelligence officer and a recognized expert on nonverbal behavior, explains how to "speed-read" people: decode sentiments and behaviors, avoid hidden pitfalls, and look for deceptive behaviors. You'll also learn how your body language can influence what y... [Read More]

  • Understanding Criminal Law

    • ASIN: 1531007910
    • ISBN: 1531007910
    • Brand: Carolina Academic Press
    • Manufacturer: Carolina Academic Pr

    This comprehensive and clearly written Understanding treatise is frequently cited by scholars and courts in their analysis of substantive criminal law, and has been a popular source of assistance to criminal law students for the past quarter century. Understanding Criminal Law is designed to be taught in conjunction with any casebook. The topics co... [Read More]

  • Principles of Criminal Law (6th Edition)

    • ASIN: 0133822532
    • ISBN: 0133822532
    • Manufacturer: Pearson

    For courses in criminal law   The Principles of Criminal Law in a Concise, Accessible, and Clear Narrative A concise yet comprehensive overview of criminal law, the Sixth Edition of Principles of Criminal Law is an engaging narrative text ideal for a one-semester course. Rather than focusing on dense citations and lengthy discussions, this t... [Read More]

  • Examples & Explanations for Criminal Law

    • ASIN: 1454868422
    • ISBN: 1454868422
    • Manufacturer: Wolters Kluwer

    A favorite classroom prep tool of successful students that is often recommended by professors, the Examples & Explanations (E&E) series provides an alternative perspective to help you understand your casebook and in-class lectures. Each E&E offers hypothetical questions complemented by detailed explanations that allow you to test your knowledge of ... [Read More]

  • Constitutional Law for Criminal Justice

    • ASIN: 1138601810
    • ISBN: 9781138601819
    • Manufacturer: Routledge

    Criminal justice professionals often do not receive the training they need to recognize constitutional principles that apply to their everyday work. Constitutional Law for Criminal Justice offers a way to solve this problem by providing a comprehensive, well-organized, and up-to-date analysis of constitutional issues that affect criminal justice pr... [Read More]

  • Criminal Law: Cases and Materials [Connected Casebook] (Aspen Casebook)

    • ASIN: 145486821X
    • ISBN: 9781454868217
    • Manufacturer: Wolters Kluwer

    Buy a new version of this Connected Casebook and receive ACCESS to the online e-book, practice questions from your favorite study aids, and an outline tool on CasebookConnect, the all in one learning solution for law school students. CasebookConnect offers you what you need most to be successful in your law school classes – portability, meaningfu... [Read More]

  • Criminal Law and Procedure

    • ASIN: 1285070119
    • ISBN: 9781285070117
    • Brand: Brand: Cengage Learning
    • Manufacturer: Cengage Learning

    CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE is an effective resource for learning all substantive and procedural aspects of criminal law. This practical, up-to-date text features important updates to criminal laws and statutes in the post-9/11 world, including white-collar crime, cybercrime, terrorism, standards of proof, the PATRIOT Act, and much more. Available w... [Read More]

  • Monster

    • ASIN: 0064407314
    • ISBN: 9780064407311
    • Brand: Amistad Press
    • Manufacturer: Amistad

    Sometimes I feel like I have walked into the middle of a movie. Maybe I can make my own movie. The film will be the story of my life. No, not my life, but of this experience. I'll call it what the lady who is the prosecutor called me. MONSTER.FADE IN: INTERIOR COURT. A guard sits at a desk behind Steve. Kathy O'Brien, Steve's lawyer, is all busines... [Read More]

  • Criminal Law

    • ASIN: 1285061918
    • ISBN: 1285061918
    • Brand: Cengage Learning
    • Manufacturer: Wadsworth Publishing

    Clear, concise, and cutting edge, Joel Samaha's best-selling CRIMINAL LAW, 11th Edition helps you apply criminal law's enduring foundations and principles to fascinating court cases and specific crimes. With a balanced blend of case excerpts and author commentary, the author guides you as you sharpen your critical thinking and legal analysis skills... [Read More]

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