First 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.

New Indicates a change or addition in the last 14 days. If a class is not listed here, then there are no textbooks assigned at this time.

LAW 100 LEC 5/6 Contracts - Zatz, Noah
Barnett and Oman Contracts: Cases and Doctrine  6th ed.  
ISBN: 9781454871033. Wolters Kluwer. REQUIRED $272.00
LAW 101 LEC 1 Introduction to Legal Analysis - Anderson, Alison
Bergman, Goodman and Holm. Cracking the Case Method: Legal Analysis for Law School Success   2nd ed.  
ISBN: 9781640202016. West Academic Publishing. REQUIRED $42.00
LAW 101 LEC 2 Introduction to Legal Analysis - Goodman, Patrick
Bergman, Goodman and Holm. Cracking the Case Method: Legal Analysis for Law School Success   2nd ed.  
ISBN: 9781640202016. West Academic Publishing. REQUIRED $42.00
LAW 101 LEC 3 Introduction to Legal Analysis - Korobkin, Russell
Bergman, Goodman and Holm. Cracking the Case Method: Legal Analysis for Law School Success   2nd ed.  
ISBN: 9781640202016. West Academic Publishing. REQUIRED $42.00
LAW 101 LEC 4 Introduction to Legal Analysis - Scallen, Eileen
Bergman, Goodman and Holm. Cracking the Case Method: Legal Analysis for Law School Success   2nd ed.  
ISBN: 9781640202016. West Academic Publishing. REQUIRED $42.00
LAW 101 LEC 5 Introduction to Legal Analysis - Thaxton, Sherod
Bergman, Goodman and Holm. Cracking the Case Method: Legal Analysis for Law School Success   2nd ed.  
ISBN: 9781640202016. West Academic Publishing. REQUIRED $42.00
LAW 101 LEC 6 Introduction to Legal Analysis - Wonsowicz, Pavel
Bergman, Goodman and Holm. Cracking the Case Method: Legal Analysis for Law School Success   2nd ed.  
ISBN: 9781640202016. West Academic Publishing. REQUIRED $42.00
LAW 101 LEC 7 Introduction to Legal Analysis - Moran, Rachel
Bergman, Goodman and Holm. Cracking the Case Method: Legal Analysis for Law School Success   2nd ed.  
ISBN: 9781640202016. West Academic Publishing. REQUIRED $42.00
LAW 108A DIS 1A Legal Research and Writing - Light, Jason
Harvard Law Review Association. The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation  20th ed.  
ISBN: 9780692400197. Harvard Law Review Association. REQUIRED $38.46
Wydick, Richard C. Plain English for Lawyers  5th ed.  
ISBN: 9781594601514. Carolina Academic Press. REQUIRED $22.00
LAW 108A DIS 1B Legal Research and Writing - Whitcup, Andrew
Course Reader    
REQUIRED
Harvard Law Review Association. The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation  20th ed.  
ISBN: 9780692400197. Harvard Law Review Association. REQUIRED $38.46
Wydick, Richard C. Plain English for Lawyers  5th ed.  
ISBN: 9781594601514. Carolina Academic Press. OPTIONAL $22.00
LAW 108A DIS 1C Legal Research and Writing - Wetzstein, Sarah
Course Reader    
REQUIRED
Harvard Law Review Association. The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation  20th ed.  
ISBN: 9780692400197. Harvard Law Review Association. REQUIRED $38.46
Wydick, Richard C. Plain English for Lawyers  5th ed.  
ISBN: 9781594601514. Carolina Academic Press. OPTIONAL $22.00
LAW 108A DIS 1D Legal Research and Writing - Lanning, Deirdre
Course Reader    
REQUIRED
Harvard Law Review Association. The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation  20th ed.  
ISBN: 9780692400197. Harvard Law Review Association. REQUIRED $38.46
Wydick, Richard C. Plain English for Lawyers  5th ed.  
ISBN: 9781594601514. Carolina Academic Press. REQUIRED $22.00
LAW 108A DIS 1E Legal Research and Writing - Lanning, Deirdre
Course Reader    
REQUIRED
Harvard Law Review Association. The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation  20th ed.  
ISBN: 9780692400197. Harvard Law Review Association. REQUIRED $38.46
Wydick, Richard C. Plain English for Lawyers  5th ed.  
ISBN: 9781594601514. Carolina Academic Press. REQUIRED $22.00
LAW 108A DIS 1F Legal Research and Writing - Schneider, Todd
Course Reader    
OPTIONAL
Harvard Law Review Association. The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation  20th ed.  
ISBN: 9780692400197. Harvard Law Review Association. REQUIRED $38.46
Wydick, Richard C. Plain English for Lawyers  5th ed.  
ISBN: 9781594601514. Carolina Academic Press. OPTIONAL $22.00
LAW 108A DIS 1G Legal Research and Writing - Light, Jason
Harvard Law Review Association. The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation  20th ed.  
ISBN: 9780692400197. Harvard Law Review Association. REQUIRED $38.46
Wydick, Richard C. Plain English for Lawyers  5th ed.  
ISBN: 9781594601514. Carolina Academic Press. REQUIRED $22.00
LAW 108A DIS 1H Legal Research and Writing - Cramer, Julie
Course Reader    
REQUIRED
LAW 108A DIS 1I Legal Research and Writing - Schneider, Todd
Course Reader    
OPTIONAL
Harvard Law Review Association. The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation  20th ed.  
ISBN: 9780692400197. Harvard Law Review Association. REQUIRED $38.46
Wydick, Richard C. Plain English for Lawyers  5th ed.  
ISBN: 9781594601514. Carolina Academic Press. OPTIONAL $22.00
LAW 108A DIS 1J Legal Research and Writing - Lyon Grossman, Kerry
Course Reader    
REQUIRED
Harvard Law Review Association. The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation  20th ed.  
ISBN: 9780692400197. Harvard Law Review Association. REQUIRED $38.46
LAW 108A DIS 1K Legal Research and Writing - Lyon Grossman, Kerry
Course Reader    
REQUIRED
Harvard Law Review Association. The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation  20th ed.  
ISBN: 9780692400197. Harvard Law Review Association. REQUIRED $38.46
LAW 108A DIS 1L Legal Research and Writing - Wetzstein, Sarah
Course Reader    
REQUIRED
Harvard Law Review Association. The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation  20th ed.  
ISBN: 9780692400197. Harvard Law Review Association. REQUIRED $38.46
Wydick, Richard C. Plain English for Lawyers  5th ed.  
ISBN: 9781594601514. Carolina Academic Press. OPTIONAL $22.00
LAW 108A DIS 1P Legal Research and Writing - Whitcup, Andrew
Course Reader    
REQUIRED
Harvard Law Review Association. The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation  20th ed.  
ISBN: 9780692400197. Harvard Law Review Association. REQUIRED $38.46
Wydick, Richard C. Plain English for Lawyers  5th ed.  
ISBN: 9781594601514. Carolina Academic Press. REQUIRED $22.00
LAW 120 LEC 1 Criminal Law I - Dolovich, Sharon
Bach, Amy. Ordinary Injustice: How America Holds Court    
ISBN: 9780805092271. Picador. REQUIRED $20.00
Notes: Professor requires ONE of the following books: Courtroom 302 (Bogira), Ordinary Injustice (Bach), Mother California (Hartman), or Becoming Ms. Burton (Burton).
Bogira, Steve. Courtroom 302: A Year Behind the Scenes in an American Criminal Courthouse    
ISBN: 9780679752066. A. Knopf. REQUIRED $16.00
Notes: Professor requires ONE of the following books: Courtroom 302 (Bogira), Ordinary Injustice (Bach), Mother California (Hartman), or Becoming Ms. Burton (Burton).
Burton and Lynn Becoming Ms. Burton: From Prison to Recovery to Leading the Fight for Incarcerated Women    
ISBN: 9781620972120. The New Press. REQUIRED $21.00
Notes: Professor requires ONE of the following books: Courtroom 302 (Bogira), Ordinary Injustice (Bach), Mother California (Hartman), or Becoming Ms. Burton (Burton).
Hartman, Kenneth E. Mother California: A Story of Redemption Behind Bars     
ISBN: 9781934633946. Atlas. REQUIRED $30.75
Notes: Professor requires ONE of the following books: Courtroom 302 (Bogira), Ordinary Injustice (Bach), Mother California (Hartman), or Becoming Ms. Burton (Burton).
Kadish et al. Criminal Law and its Processes  10th ed.  
ISBN: 9781454873808. Wolters Kluwer. REQUIRED $273.00
LAW 120 LEC 2 Criminal Law I - Langer, Máximo
Kadish et al. Criminal Law and its Processes  10th ed.  
ISBN: 9781454873808. Wolters Kluwer. REQUIRED $273.00
LAW 130 LEC 1/2 Property - Parson, Edward
Dukeminier et al. Property  9th ed.  
ISBN: 9781454881995. Wolters Kluwer. REQUIRED $257.00
LAW 130 LEC 3 Property - Riley, Angela
Singer et al. Property Law: Rules, Policies, and Practices  7th ed.  
ISBN: 9781454881797. Wolters Kluwer. REQUIRED $265.00
LAW 130 LEC 4 Property - Zasloff, Jonathan
Dukeminier et al. Property  9th ed.  
ISBN: 9781454881995. Wolters Kluwer. REQUIRED $257.00
LAW 130 LEC 7/8 Property - Banner, Stuart
Singer, Joseph William. Property.   5th ed.  
ISBN: 9781454882237. Wolters Kluwer Law & Business. REQUIRED $94.00
LAW 140 LEC 3/4 Torts - Horwitz, Jill
Goldberg, Sebok, and Zipursky Tort Law: Responsibilities and Redress   4th ed.  
ISBN: 9781454868200. Wolters Kluwer. REQUIRED $272.00
LAW 140 LEC 5 Torts - Moran, Rachel
Franklin et al. Tort Law and Alternatives: Cases and Materials  10th ed.  
ISBN: 9781634593007. Foundation Press. REQUIRED $241.00
Glannon, Joseph The Law of Torts  5th ed.  
ISBN: 9781454850113. Wolters Kluwer. OPTIONAL $54.95
Rabin and Sugarman (eds.) Torts Stories    
ISBN: 9781587785030. Foundation Press. OPTIONAL $52.00
Rabin, Robert Perspectives on Tort Law  4th ed.  
ISBN: 9780735518551. Aspen Law & Business. OPTIONAL $33.95
LAW 140 LEC 6 Torts - Wang, Alex
Abraham, Kenneth S. The Forms and Functions of Tort Law   5th ed.  
ISBN: 9781634594516. Foundation Press Thomson/West. REQUIRED $47.00
Notes: Part of West Academic Study Aids database and available there for free. See link in course page.
Franklin et al. Tort Law and Alternatives: Cases and Materials  10th ed.  
ISBN: 9781634593007. Foundation Press. REQUIRED $241.00
LAW 140 LEC 7/8 Torts - Emerson, Blake
Franklin et al. Tort Law and Alternatives: Cases and Materials  10th ed.  
ISBN: 9781634593007. Foundation Press. REQUIRED $241.00
LAW 145 LEC 1/2 Civil Procedure - Park, James
Yeazell & Schwartz Civil Procedure   9th ed.  
ISBN: 9781454868347. Wolters Kluwer/Aspen. REQUIRED $273.00
Yeazell and Schwartz Federal Rules of Civil Procedure with Selected Statutes, Cases, and Other Materials  2018 ed.  
ISBN: 9781454894834. Wolters Kluwer. REQUIRED $58.00
LAW 145 LEC 3/4 Civil Procedure - Spillenger, Clyde
Yeazell & Schwartz Civil Procedure   9th ed.  
ISBN: 9781454868347. Wolters Kluwer/Aspen. REQUIRED $273.00
Yeazell and Schwartz Federal Rules of Civil Procedure with Selected Statutes, Cases, and Other Materials  2018 ed.  
ISBN: 9781454894834. Wolters Kluwer. REQUIRED $58.00
Glannon, Joseph Civil Procedure: Examples & Explanations  8th ed.  
ISBN: 9781454894025. Wolters Kluwer. OPTIONAL $54.95
LAW 145 LEC 5/6 Civil Procedure - Yeazell, Stephen
Yeazell & Schwartz Civil Procedure   9th ed.  
ISBN: 9781454868347. Wolters Kluwer/Aspen. REQUIRED $273.00
Yeazell and Schwartz Federal Rules of Civil Procedure with Selected Statutes, Cases, and Other Materials  2018 ed.  
ISBN: 9781454894834. Wolters Kluwer. REQUIRED $58.00
LAW 145 LEC 8 Civil Procedure - Scallen, Eileen
Yeazell & Schwartz Civil Procedure   9th ed.  
ISBN: 9781454868347. Wolters Kluwer/Aspen. REQUIRED $273.00
Yeazell and Schwartz Federal Rules of Civil Procedure with Selected Statutes, Cases, and Other Materials  2018 ed.  
ISBN: 9781454894834. Wolters Kluwer. REQUIRED $58.00
Glannon, Joseph Civil Procedure: Examples & Explanations  8th ed.  
ISBN: 9781454894025. Wolters Kluwer. OPTIONAL $54.95
Kane, Mary Kay Civil Procedure in a Nutshell  8th ed.  
ISBN: 9781683281115. West Academic Publishing. OPTIONAL $47.00