Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Summer Reading for Law Students

Do you have any favorites that you would recommend for your students (or incoming students)? 

Here are a few that may be of interest:

Law-Related Summer Reading:

Scott Turow, One L (1977)

Gene Roberts & Hank Kilbanoff, The Race Beat: The Press, the Civil Rights Struggle, and the Awakening of a Nation (2006).

Keven Boyle, Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights and Murder in the Jazz Age (2004).

Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird (1960).

Anthony Lewis, Gideon’s Trumpet (1964).

Law School Success:

Ruta K. Stropus & Charlotte D. Taylor, Bridging the Gap Between College and Law School: Strategies for Success (2d. ed. 2009).

Ann L. Iijima, The Law Student’s Pocket Mentor: From Surviving to Thriving (2007).

Andrew J. McClurg, 1L of a Ride: A Well-Traveled Professor’s Roadmap to Success in the First Year of Law School (2009).

David Hricik, Law School Basics: A Preview of Law School and Legal Reasoning (2000).

Christen Civiletto Carey & Kristen David Adams, The Practice of Law School: Getting in and Making the Most of Your Legal Education (2003).

Albert J. Moore & David A. Binder, Demystifying the First Year of Law School: A Guide to the 1L Experience (2010).

Joseph G. Allegretti, The Lawyer’s Calling (1996).

Happy reading!




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Prior to becoming Oregon Attorney General, then-Lewis & Clark Law School Professor John Kroger gave us this list of over 100 suggested books for students, prospective students and members of the bar:


Posted by: Robert Truman | May 3, 2011 1:25:28 PM

Dickens, Bleak House

Posted by: Jaryndce | May 3, 2011 10:33:11 AM

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