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Saturday, October 5, 2013
Saturday, December 7, 2013
Saturday, February 8, 2014


Pre-Law Focus

Law School Focus

  • Walt Bachman, Law v. Life: What Lawyers are Afraid to Say about the Legal Profession
  • F. Lee Bailey, To Be a Trial Lawyer
  • Susan J. Bell, Full Disclosure: Do You Really Want to Be a Lawyer?
  • Benjamin Nathan Cardozo, The Nature of the Judicial Process
  • Ronald Dworkin, Law's Empire
  • Lois Forer, Money and Justice
  • Hindi Greenberg, The Lawyer's Career Change Handbook: More Than 300 Things You Can do With A Law Degree
  • Jonathan Harr, A Civil Action
  • H.L.A. Hart, Punishment and Responsibility
  • Martin Horwitz, The Transformation of American Law
  • Peter Irons, The Courage of their Convictions
  • Richard D. Kahlenberg, Broken Contract: A Memoir of Harvard Law School
  • David Kairys, The Politics of Law: A Progressive Critique
  • Michael J. Kelly, Lives of Lawyers: Journeys in the Organizations of Practice
  • Barbara Kingsolver, Pigs in Heaven
  • Arthur Kinoy, Rights on Trial: The Odyssey of a People's Lawyer
  • Richard Kluger, Simple Justice: The History of Brown v. Board of Education and Black America's Struggle for Equality
  • Anthony Kronman, The Lost Lawyer: Failing Ideals of the Legal Profession
  • Edward H. Levi, Introduction to Legal Reasoning
  • Anthony Lewis, Gideon's Trumpet
  • Sol M. Linowitz, The Betrayed Profession: Lawyering at the End of the Twentieth Century
  • Richard W. Moll, The Lure of the Law: Why People Become Lawyers, and What the Profession Does to Them
  • Brian Porto, May it Please the Court
  • Frank Schubert, Introduction to Law and the Legal System
  • Enika Schulze and Susan Patterson, Introduction to the American Legal System
  • Benjamin Sells, The Soul of the Law
  • Gerry Spence, With Justice for None
  • Gerald M. Stern, The Buffalo Creek Disaster
  • Christopher D. Stone, Should Trees Have Standing? And Other Essays on Law, Morals and the Environment
  • Cameron Stracher, Double Billing: A Young Lawyer's Tale of Greed, Sex, Lies, and the Pursuit of a Swivel Chair
  • Jeffrey Toobin, Too Close to Call: The Thirty-Six-Day Battle to Decide the Election of 2000
  • The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court
  • Ralph Warner and Toni Ihara, 29 Reasons Not to Go to Law School
  • Alex Wellen, Barman: Ping-pong, Pathos, and Passing the Bar
  • Bob Woodward, The Brethren: Inside the Supreme Court