Advanced Year Book List

This list contains the selection of books designated as "required" or "optional" by the course instructors for the current term. Some courses may require purchasing a course reader. These Course Readers are available for purchase, along with the rest of the textbooks, at the LuValle Commons bookstore, located next to the law building. The price associated with each book is the amount charged by the LuValle Commons bookstore. Assignments and any additional readings can be found on MyLaw.

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LAW 201 LEC 1 Constitutional Law II - Volokh, Eugene
Volokh, Eugene The First Amendment and Related Statutes: Problems, Cases and Policy Arguments  6th ed.  
ISBN: 9781634605106. Foundation Press. REQUIRED $225.25
LAW 202 LEC 1 Constitutional Criminal Procedure - Re, Richard
Allen et al. Criminal Procedure: Investigation and Right to Counsel   3rd ed.  
ISBN: 9781454868309. CCH Incorporated/Wolters Kluwer Law & Business. REQUIRED $220.00
LAW 205 LEC 1 Wills and Trusts - Wendel, Peter
Dukeminier and Sitkoff. Wills, Trusts, and Estates  9th ed.  
ISBN: 9781454824572. Wolters Kluwer Law & Business. REQUIRED $240.00
LAW 207 LEC 1 Community Property - Slevin, Hillary
Blumberg, Grace. Community Property in California   7th ed.  
ISBN: 9781454868187. REQUIRED $215.00
LAW 211 LEC 1 Evidence - Bergman, Paul
Friedland, Bergman and Taslitz. Evidence Law and Practice  6th ed.  
ISBN: 9781630447861. LexisNexis. REQUIRED $193.00
LAW 211 LEC 2 Evidence - Scallen, Eileen
Wonsowicz, Pavel Evidence: A Context and Practice Casebook    
ISBN: 9781594605215. Carolina Academic Press. REQUIRED $75.00
Capra, Daniel. Federal Rules of Evidence   2016/2017 ed.   
ISBN: 9781634607476. West. OPTIONAL $42.00
LAW 220 LEC 1 Introduction to Federal Income Taxation - Stark, Kirk
Bank and Stark. Federal Income Tax Code and Regulations: Selected Sections  2016/2017 ed.  
ISBN: 9781634602969. Foundation Press. REQUIRED $41.00
Bankman, Shaviro, and Stark. Federal Income Taxation  16th ed.  
ISBN: 9781454809968. Wolters Kluwer Law and Business. REQUIRED $241.00
LAW 224 LEC 1 US International Taxation - Zolt, Eric
Christians, Donaldson and Postlewaite United States International Taxation  3rd ed.  
ISBN: 9781632815422. LexisNexis. REQUIRED $187.00
Lathrope, Daniel J. United States International Taxation: Selected Sections  2016 ed.  
ISBN: 9781634607452. Foundation Press. REQUIRED $42.75
LAW 230 LEC 1 Business Associations - Kim, Sung Hui
Klein, Ramseyer and Bainbridge. Business Associations: Cases and Materials on Agency, Partnerships, LLCs, and Corporations  9th ed.  
ISBN: 9781609303495. Foundation Press. REQUIRED $240.25
Klein, Ramseyer, and Bainbridge Business Associations: Agency, Partnerships, LLCs, and Corporations: Statutes and Rules   2016 ed.  
ISBN: 9781634606882. Foundation Press. REQUIRED $38.00
Kleinberger, Daniel S. Agency, Partnerships, and LLCs (Examples and Explanations Series)  4th ed.  
ISBN: 9781454802303. Aspen Publishers. OPTIONAL $51.95
Palmiter, Alan R. Corporations (Examples and Explanations Series)  8th ed.  
ISBN: 9781454850168. Wolters Kluwer Law & Business. OPTIONAL $51.95
LAW 232 LEC 1 Cybersecurity Law and Policy - Eichensehr, Kristen
Michael N. Schmitt (ed.). Tallinn Manual on the International Law Applicable to Cyber Warfare    
ISBN: 9781107613775. Cambridge University Press. REQUIRED $64.99
Singer and Friedman. Cybersecurity and Cyberwar: What Everyone Needs to Know    
ISBN: 9780199918119. Oxford University Press. REQUIRED $16.95
LAW 236 LEC 1 Securities Regulation - Park, James
Cox, Hillman, and Langevoort Securities Regulation: Cases and Materials  8th ed.  
ISBN: 9781454868392. Wolters Kluwer. REQUIRED $243.00
Cox, Hillman, and Langevoort Securities Regulation: Cases and Materials (8th ed.) and Securities Regulation: Selected Statutes, Rules, and Forms (2016) ALTERNATIVE BUNDLE TO PURCHASE AT LOWER COST (Bundle or each title separately are required)    
ISBN: 9781454886884. Wolters Kluwer. REQUIRED $258.00
Cox, Hillman, and Langevoort. Securities Regulation: Selected Statutes, Rules, and Forms    2016 Statutory Supplement
ISBN: 9781454875499. Wolters Kluwer. REQUIRED $59.00
LAW 238 LEC 1 Executive Compensation - Bank, Steven
Course Reader    
LAW 249 LEC 1 Tax Aspects of Mergers & Acquisitions - Bank, Steven
Bank and Stark. Corporate and Partnership Income Tax Code and Regulations: Selected Sections   2016-2017 ed.   
ISBN: 9781634602945. Foundation Press. REQUIRED $37.50
Peroni and Bank. Cases and Materials on Taxation of Business Enterprises  4th ed.  
ISBN: 9780314194879. West. REQUIRED $245.00
LAW 250 LEC 1 Secured Transactions - LoPucki, Lynn
LoPucki and Warren. Bankruptcy and Article 9: Statutory Supplement: VisiLaw Marked Edition   2016 ed.  
ISBN: 9781454875369. Wolters Kluwer Law & Business. REQUIRED $56.00
Notes: Students can either use this book or the unmarked ed.
LoPucki, Warren, and Lawless. Secured Transactions: A Systems Approach  8th ed., 2nd printing (2016)  
ISBN: 9781454857938. Wolters Kluwer. REQUIRED $226.00
Warren, Elizabeth Bankruptcy and Article 9: Statutory Supplement   2016 ed.  
ISBN: 9781454875413. Wolters Kluwer Law & Business. REQUIRED $57.00
Notes: Students can either use this book or the VisiLaw Marked ed.
LAW 267 LEC 1 Federal Indian Law - Riley, Angela
Goldberg et al. American Indian Law: Native Nations and the Federal System: Cases and Materials   7th ed.  
ISBN: 9781632809674. LexisNexis Matthew Bender. REQUIRED $207.00
LAW 270 LEC 1 Public International Law - Raustiala, Kal
Dunoff, Ratner, and Wippman. International Law: Norms, Actors, Process: A Problem-Oriented Approach  4th ed.  
ISBN: 9781454849513. Wolters Kluwer. REQUIRED $239.00
LAW 271 LEC 1 International Business Transactions - Steinberg, Richard
Course Reader    
Barton et al. The Evolution of the Trade Regime: Politics, Law, and Economics of the GATT and the WTO    
ISBN: 9780691136165. Princeton University Press. REQUIRED $33.95
Folsom, Gordon, Van Alstine and Ramsey International Business Transactions: A Problem Oriented Coursebook  12th ed.  
ISBN: 9781634592673. West Academic Publishing. REQUIRED $230.00
LAW 273 LEC 1 International Human Rights Law - Bâli, Asli
Alston and Goodman. International Human Rights: Text and Materials     
ISBN: 9780199578726. Oxford University Press. REQUIRED $65.95
LAW 286 LEC 1 Land Use and Urban Planning Law - Zasloff, Jonathan
Fulton and Shigley. Guide to California Planning  4th ed.  
ISBN: 9781938166020. Solano Press Books. REQUIRED $55.00
Sterk, Penalver and Bronin Land Use Regulation  2nd ed.  
ISBN: 9781628101294. Foundation Press. REQUIRED $209.25
LAW 290 LEC 1 Environmental Law and Policy - Horowitz, Cara
Farber and Carlson. Environmental Law: Cases and Materials  9th ed.  
ISBN: 9780314283986. West Academic Publishing. REQUIRED $221.00
LAW 291 LEC 1 Taxation of Business Enterprises - Oh, Jason
Bank and Stark. Corporate and Partnership Income Tax Code and Regulations: Selected Sections   2016-2017 ed.   
ISBN: 9781634602945. Foundation Press. REQUIRED $37.50
Peroni and Bank. Cases and Materials on Taxation of Business Enterprises  4th ed.  
ISBN: 9780314194879. West. REQUIRED $245.00
LAW 298 LEC 1 International and Transnational Criminal Law - Langer, Máximo
Podgor, Clark, Dervan International Criminal Law: Cases and Materials  4th ed.  
ISBN: 9781632849670. Carolina Academic. REQUIRED $182.00
LAW 308 LEC 1 Animals and the Law - Bryant, Taimie
Waisman, Sonia. Animal law: Cases and Materials  5th ed.  
ISBN: 9781611632347. Carolina Academic Press. REQUIRED $95.00
LAW 312 LEC 1 Professional Responsibility - Cummings, Scott
Rhodes et al. Legal Ethics   7th ed.  
ISBN: 9781634599115. Foundation Press. REQUIRED $239.00
LAW 312 LEC 2 Professional Responsibility and Lawyering Dilemmas - Lipner, Joseph
Morgan and Rotunda. Model Rules of Professional Conduct and Other Selected Standards Including California and New York Rules on Professional Responsibility   2017 ed.  
ISBN: 9781634607131. Foundation Press. REQUIRED
Zitrin, Langford, and Cole. Legal Ethics in the Practice of Law  4th ed.  
ISBN: 9780769852836. LexisNexis. REQUIRED $213.75
LAW 313 LEC 1 Conflict of Laws - Spillenger, Clyde
Kay, Kramer and Roosevelt. Conflict of Laws: Cases, Comments, Questions  9th ed.  
ISBN: 9780314281449. West. REQUIRED $235.75
Spillenger, Clyde Principles of Conflict of Laws  2nd ed.  
ISBN: 9780314286420. West Academic Publishing. OPTIONAL $50.00
LAW 316 LEC 1 Disability Law - Peña, Claudia
Bagenstos, Samuel Disability Rights Law: Cases and Materials  2nd ed.  
ISBN: 9781609303532. Foundation Press. REQUIRED $223.00
LAW 317 LEC 1 Family Law - Polikoff, Nancy
Weisberg and Appleton Modern Family Law: Cases and Materials  6th ed.  
ISBN: 9781454870050. Wolters Kluwer. REQUIRED $226.00
LAW 318 LEC 1 Law and Sexuality - Polikoff, Nancy
Course Reader    
LAW 335 LEC 1 Religious Legal Systems: Jewish Law - Dorff, Elliot
Dorff and Newman (eds.) Contemporary Jewish Ethics and Morality: A Reader    
ISBN: 9780195090666. Oxford University Press. REQUIRED $80.95
Dorff and Rosett. A Living Tree: The Roots and Growth of Jewish Law    
ISBN: 9780887064609. State University of New York Press. REQUIRED $33.95
LAW 357 LEC 1 Law & Practice with the "Hollywood" Guilds - Walton, Brian
Course Reader    
LAW 376 LEC 1 Law and Dissent - Olsen, Frances
Lynd and Lynd (eds.) Nonviolence in America: A Documentary History  Rev. ed.  
ISBN: 9781570750106. Orbis Books. REQUIRED $39.00
Stone and Kuznick The Untold History of the United States    
ISBN: 9781451613520. Gallery Books. OPTIONAL $19.99
LAW 391 LEC 1 Venture Capital and the Start-Up Company - Woronoff, Michael
Course Reader    
Bagley and Dauchy The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Business Law   4th ed.  
ISBN: 9780538466462. South-Western. REQUIRED $126.00
LAW 406 LEC 1 Legal Research, Writing and Analysis for LLMs - Berman, Jeffrey
Harvard Law Review Association. The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation  20th ed.  
ISBN: 9780692400197. Harvard Law Review Association. REQUIRED $38.75
Nedzel, Nadia E. Legal Reasoning, Research, and Writing for International Graduate Students  3rd ed.  
ISBN: 9781454805502. Wolters Kluwer Law & Business. REQUIRED $109.00
Garner, Bryan A. Legal Writing in Plain English: a Text with Exercises  2nd ed.  
ISBN: 9780226283937. University of Chicago Press. OPTIONAL $20.00
LAW 412 LEC 1 Law and Neuroscience - Murphy, Emily
Jones, Schall and Shen Law and Neuroscience  1st ed.  
ISBN: 9781454813323. Wolters Kluwer Law & Business. REQUIRED $206.00
LAW 413 LEC 1 Advanced U.S. Contract Law for Foreign Lawyers - Park, Jin
Kuney and Lloyd. Contracts: Transactions and Litigation   3rd ed.  
ISBN: 9780314267481. Thomson/West. REQUIRED $230.50
Zarfes and Bloom. Contracts: a Transactional Approach  1st ed.  
ISBN: 9780735510463. Wolters Kluwer Law & Business. REQUIRED $56.00
LAW 437 LEC 1 Telecommunications Regulation - Lichtman, Douglas
Benjamin and Speta. Telecommunications Law and Policy  4th ed.  
ISBN: 9781611636918. Carolina Academic Press. REQUIRED $115.00
LAW 438 LEC 1 International Environmental Law and Policy - Parson, Edward
Hunter, Salzman, and Zaelke. International Environmental Law and Policy  5th ed.  
ISBN: 9781609303211. Foundation Press. REQUIRED $239.00
LAW 442 LEC 1 Public Health Law and Policy - Hsuan, Charleen
Mariner and Annas Public Health Law   2nd ed.  
ISBN: 9780769868004. LexisNexis. REQUIRED $193.00
LAW 514 SEM 1 Cultural Property - Riley, Angela
Course Reader    
LAW 558 SEM 1 Political Crimes and Legal Systems - Abou El Fadl, Khaled
Course Reader    
LAW 561B SEM 6 Strangers to Ourselves: New Work in Psychology and What It Tells Us about Law, Lawyering, and Life - Greenberg, Mark
Ariely, Dan Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions    
ISBN: 9780061353246. Harper. OPTIONAL $15.99
Thaler and Sunstein. Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness    
ISBN: 9780300122237. OPTIONAL $30.00
LAW 565 SEM 1 Topics in American Constitutional History - Spillenger, Clyde
Woloch, Nancy. Muller v. Oregon: A Brief History With Documents    
ISBN: 9780312085865. Bedford Books of St. Martin's Press. REQUIRED $20.99
Zelden, Charles L. The Battle for the Black Ballot: Smith v. Allwright and the Defeat of the Texas All-White Primary    
ISBN: 9780700613403. University Press of Kansas. REQUIRED $13.95
LAW 595 SEM 1 Law and Popular Culture - Goodman, Patrick
Asimow and Mader. Law and Popular Culture: A Course Book  2nd ed.  
ISBN: 9781433113246. Peter Lang. REQUIRED $46.25
LAW 610 SEM 1 Political Theory of the Founders - Dienstag, Joshua
The Debate on the Constitution (Pt. 1 Sept. 1787- Feb. 1788)    
ISBN: 9780940450424. The Library of America. REQUIRED $37.50
The Debate on the Constitution (Pt. 2 Jan. - Aug. 1788)    
ISBN: 9780940450646. The Library of America. REQUIRED $37.50
Montesquieu, Charles de. The Spirit of the Laws  1989 ed.  
ISBN: 9780521369749. Cambridge University Press. REQUIRED $39.99
LAW 616 SEM 1 Theories of International Law - Steinberg, Richard
Course Reader    
LAW 626 SEM 1 Health Insurance and Reform - Hoffman, Allison
Course Reader    
LAW 640 SEM 1 Higher Education: Law and Policy - Falsafi, Shiva
Course Reader    
Bastedo, Altbach and Gumport American Higher Education in the Twenty-First Century: Social, Political, and Economic Challenges   4th ed.  
ISBN: 9781421419909. Johns Hopkins University Press. REQUIRED $32.95
LAW 659 SEM 1 Comparative Corporate Law - LoPucki, Lynn
Siems and Cabrelli (eds.) Comparative Company Law: A Case-Based Approach     
ISBN: 9781841138916. Hart Publishing. REQUIRED $64.00
LAW 681 SEM 1 What Drives Innovation - Netanel, Neil
Christensen, Clayton M. The Innovator's Dilemma: When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail    
ISBN: 9781633691780. Harvard Business Review Press. REQUIRED $25.00
Jaffe and Lerner. Innovation and Its Discontents: How Our Broken Patent System is Endangering Innovation and Progress, and What to Do About It    
ISBN: 9780691127941. Princeton University Press. REQUIRED $29.95
Lerner, Joshua Boulevard of Broken Dreams: Why Public Efforts to Boost Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital have Failed--and What to Do About It    
ISBN: 9780691154534. Princeton University Press. REQUIRED $18.95
Lobel, Orly. Talent Wants to Be Free: Why We Should Learn to Love Leaks, Raids, and Free Riding    
ISBN: 9780300166279. Yale University Press. REQUIRED $35.00
Senor and Singer. Start-Up Nation: the Story of Israel's Economic Miracle    
ISBN: 9780446541473. Twelve. REQUIRED $16.00
Wu, Tim. The Master Switch: The Rise and Fall of Information Empires    
ISBN: 9780307390998. Alfred A. Knopf. REQUIRED $15.95
LAW 682 SEM 1 Legal Ethics in Practice - Kim, Sung Hui
Levin and Mather (eds.). Lawyers in Practice: Ethical Decision Making in Context    
ISBN: 9780226475165. The University of Chicago Press. REQUIRED $46.00
American Bar Association. Model Rules of Professional Conduct  2016 ed.  
ISBN: 9781634255028. American Bar Association. OPTIONAL $29.95
LAW 700 LEC 1 Pretrial Civil Litigation - Light, Jason
Moore et al. Depositions in a Nutshell  2nd ed.  
ISBN: 9781634598958. REQUIRED $42.50
LAW 702 LEC 1 Deposition Skills - Hoek, Kathryn
Moore et al. Depositions in a Nutshell  2nd ed.  
ISBN: 9781634598958. REQUIRED $42.50
LAW 705 LEC 1 Cappello Trial Advocacy - Simulated Civil Trial Advocacy - Derian, Steven
Bergman, Paul. Trial Advocacy in a Nutshell  5th ed.  
ISBN: 9780314284396. Thomson/West. REQUIRED $48.50
Moore, Bergman, and Binder. Trial Advocacy: Inferences, Arguments and Techniques    
ISBN: 9780314065308. West Pub. Co.. REQUIRED $101.00
LAW 707 LEC 1 Mediation - Scully, Elizabeth
Frenkel and Stark. Practice of Mediation: A Video-Integrated Text + Online Video Content (available with book purchase)  2nd ed.  
ISBN: 9781454802198. Wolters Kluwer Law & Business. REQUIRED $130.00
LAW 714 LEC 1 Business Deals - Hilson, John / Gottfried, Michael
Craver, Charles Effective Legal Negotiation and Settlement  8th ed.  
ISBN: 9781632848055. Carolina Academic Press. REQUIRED $109.00
Epstein, David G. Bankruptcy and Related Law in a Nutshell  8th ed.  
ISBN: 9780314279132. Thomson/West. REQUIRED $43.00
Fisher and Ury. Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In   3rd ed., rev. ed.  
ISBN: 9780143118756. Penguin. REQUIRED $17.00
Ury, William. Getting Past No: Negotiating Your Way From Confrontation to Cooperation  Rev. ed.  
ISBN: 9780553371314. Bantam Books. REQUIRED $17.00
LAW 735 LEC 1 Asylum Clinic - Jackson, Kristen / London, Judy
Course Reader    
Fontes, Lisa Aronson. Interviewing Clients Across Cultures: A Practitioner's Guide    
ISBN: 9781606234051. Guilford Press. REQUIRED $35.00
Schoenholtz, Schrag, and Ramji-Nogales. Lives in the Balance: Asylum Adjudication by the Department of Homeland Security    
ISBN: 9780814708767. New York University Press. OPTIONAL $50.00
LAW 754 LEC 1 Criminal Justice Reform Clinic - Arya, Neelum
Deborah Stone Policy Paradox: The Art of Political Decision Making    
ISBN: 9780393912722. W. W. Norton & Company. REQUIRED $70.50
LAW 760 LEC 1 Patent Clinic - Chong, Eugene
Binder et al. Lawyers As Counselors: A Client-Centered Approach  3rd ed.  
ISBN: 9780314194916. West Academic Publishing. REQUIRED $99.25
Slusky, Ronald D. Invention Analysis And Claiming : A Patent Lawyer's Guide  2nd ed.  
ISBN: 9781614385615. American Bar Association. REQUIRED $139.95
LAW 768 LEC 1 Sports Law Simulation - Derian, Steven
Fisher and Ury. Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In   3rd ed., rev. ed.  
ISBN: 9780143118756. Penguin. REQUIRED $17.00
Fox, Charles M. Working With Contracts: What Law School Doesn’t Teach You   2nd ed.  
ISBN: 9781402410604. Practising Law Institute. REQUIRED $29.95
Weiler et al. Sports and the Law: Text, Cases and Problems  5th ed.  
ISBN: 9781628101614. West Academic Publishing. REQUIRED $224.00
LAW 773 LEC 1 Immigrants' Rights Policy Clinic - Motomura, Hiroshi / Berra, Joseph
Motomura, Hiroshi. Immigration Outside the Law    
ISBN: 9780199768431. Oxford University Press. REQUIRED $31.95
LAW 904 LEC 1 Lawyer as Peacemaker - Mosten, Forrest
Course Reader    
LAW 960 SEM 1 Rights to Food and Global Food Justice - Elver, Hilal
Course Reader    
LAW 972 LEC 1 Negotiation Theory & Practice (J-Term) - Korobkin, Russell
Korobkin, Russell. Negotiation Theory and Strategy  3rd ed.  
ISBN: 9781454839262. Wolters Kluwer Law & Business. REQUIRED $205.00