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First Year Readings: Civil Procedure

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Federal Jurisdiction - Erwin Chemerinsky
Call Number: KF8858 .C48 2003
ISBN: 0735527180
Publication Date: 2003-05-08

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Principles of Civil Procedure Concise Hornbook - Kevin M. Clermont
Call Number: Reading Room KF8840 .C58 2009
ISBN: 9780314190505
Publication Date: 2008-12-19

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Federal Jurisdiction in a Nutshell - David P. Currie
Call Number: Reading Room KF8858.Z9 C87 1999
ISBN: 0314243526
Publication Date: 1999-01-01

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Civil Procedure - Joseph W. Glannon
Call Number: Reading Room KF8839 .G58 2008
ISBN: 0735570337
Publication Date: 2008-05-07

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Civil Procedure in a Nutshell - Mary Kay Kane
Call Number: Reading Room KF8841 .K36 2007
ISBN: 9780314180063
Publication Date: 2007-03-01

Civil Procedure - Geoffrey C. Hazard; John Leubsdorf
ISBN: 9781609300241
Publication Date: 2011-08-02


First Year Readings: Contracts

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Contracts - Brian A. Blum
Call Number: Reading Room KF801 .B58 2004
ISBN: 0735539693
Publication Date: 2004-03-23

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Principles of Contract Law, 2d, the Concise Hornbook Series - Robert A. Hillman
Call Number: Reading Room KF801 .H525 2009
ISBN: 9780314911629
Publication Date: 2009-10-09

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Contracts - Claude D. Rohwer; Anthony M. Skrocki
Call Number: Reading Room KF801.Z9 R62 2010
ISBN: 9780314925640
Publication Date: 2010-07-06


First Year Readings: Property

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Real Property in a Nutshell - Gunther; Roger Bernhardt; Ann Burkhart
Call Number: Reading Room KF570 .B47 2010
ISBN: 9780314261878
Publication Date: 2001-01-01

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Property 3d - Singer
Call Number: KF570.Z9 S56 2010
ISBN: 9780735589353
Publication Date: 2009-12-08


First Year Readings: Constitutional Law

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Modern Constitutional Law - Ronald D. Rotunda
Call Number: Reading Room KF4550 .R686 2012
ISBN: 9780314276469
Publication Date: 2012-04-11

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Constitutional Analysis in a Nutshell - Thomas E. Baker
Call Number: Reading Room KF4550.Z9 H53 2003
ISBN: 0314265147
Publication Date: 2003-08-26

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The Constitution of the United States - David P. Currie
Call Number: General Stacks | KF4550.Z9 C88 2000


First Year Readings: Criminal Law

David Simon, (Author, Producer) The Wire (in DVD format) (2002-2008).

Wilbert Rideau, In the Place of Justice: A Story of Punishment and Deliverance (2010).

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Criminal Law, 5th - Wayne R. LaFave
Call Number: Reading Room KF9219 .L38 2010
ISBN: 9780314912688
Publication Date: 2010-03-11

Understanding Criminal Law - Joshua Dressler
Call Number: KF9219 .D74 2009
ISBN: 9781422429877
Publication Date: 2009-03-10

Loewy's Criminal Law in a Nutshell, 5th - Arnold H. Loewy
Call Number: Reading Room KF9219.85 .L63 2009
ISBN: 9780314194961
Publication Date: 2009-08-31


Legal Research and Writing

Note:  These books are recommended by our Legal Research & Writing faculty for all first-year students.

Richard C. Wydick, Plain English for Lawyers (4th ed. 1998).

Bryan A. Garner, Legal Writing in Plain English (2001).

William Zinsser, On Writing Well (7th ed. 2006).


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