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 1/2 Contracts - Bussel, Daniel
Bussel et al. Contract Law and Its Application: Cases and Materials   9th ed.  
ISBN: 9781683282068. Foundation Press. REQUIRED $245.50
Chirelstein, Marvin A. Concepts and Case Analysis in the Law of Contracts  7th ed.  
ISBN: 9781609303303. Foundation Press. REQUIRED $46.00
LAW 100 LEC 3/4 Contracts - Stone, Katherine
Dawson et al. Contracts: Cases and Comment  10th ed.  
ISBN: 9781609302115. Foundation Press. REQUIRED $245.50
Dawson et al. Contracts: Cases and Comment.  9th ed.  Appendix.
ISBN: 9781599413198. Foundation Press. REQUIRED $29.00
LAW 108B DIS 1B Lawyering Skills: Theory and Practice - Lefko, Tami
Course Reader    
REQUIRED
Guberman, Ross, Point Made  2nd ed.  
ISBN: 9780199943852. Oxford University Press. OPTIONAL $23.95
LAW 108B DIS 1C Lawyering Skills: Theory and Practice - Lanning, Deirdre
Course Reader    
REQUIRED
LAW 108B DIS 1D Lawyering Skills: Theory and Practice - Matsuoka, Andrea
Course Reader    
REQUIRED
LAW 108B DIS 1F Lawyering Skills: Theory and Practice - Lyon Grossman, Kerry
Course Reader    
REQUIRED
LAW 108B DIS 1I Lawyering Skills: Theory and Practice - Lefko, Tami
Course Reader    
REQUIRED
Guberman, Ross, Point Made  2nd ed.  
ISBN: 9780199943852. Oxford University Press. OPTIONAL $23.95
LAW 108B DIS 1K Lawyering Skills: Theory and Practice - Lyon Grossman, Kerry
Course Reader    
REQUIRED
LAW 108B DIS 1P Lawyering Skills: Theory and Practice - Matsuoka, Andrea
Course Reader    
REQUIRED
LAW 120 LEC 3/4 Criminal Law I - Colgan, Beth
Kaplan, Weisberg, Binder Criminal Law: Cases and Materials  8th ed.  
ISBN: 9781454868217. Wolters Kluwer. REQUIRED $242.00
LAW 120 LEC 5/6 Criminal Law I - Dolovich, Sharon
Kadish et al. Criminal Law and its Processes  10th ed.  
ISBN: 9781454873808. Wolters Kluwer. REQUIRED $246.00
Bach, Amy. Ordinary Injustice: How America Holds Court    
ISBN: 9780805092271. Picador. OPTIONAL $20.00
Bogira, Steve. Courtroom 302: A Year Behind the Scenes in an American Criminal Courthouse    
ISBN: 9780679752066. A. Knopf. OPTIONAL $16.00
Hartman, Kenneth E. Mother California: A Story of Redemption Behind Bars     
ISBN: 9781934633946. Atlas. OPTIONAL $30.75
Leovy, Jill. Ghettoside : a True Story of Murder in America    
ISBN: 9780385529990. Spiegel & Grau. OPTIONAL $16.00
LAW 120 LEC 7/8 Criminal Law I - Dolinko, David
Kadish et al. Criminal Law and its Processes  10th ed.  
ISBN: 9781454873808. Wolters Kluwer. REQUIRED $246.00
LAW 130 LEC 1/2 Property - Achiume, E. Tendayi
Merrill and Smith. Property: Principles and Policies  2nd ed.  
ISBN: 9781599415765. Foundation Press. REQUIRED $245.50
LAW 140 LEC 5/6 Torts - Wang, Alex
Franklin et al. Tort Law and Alternatives: Cases and Materials  10th ed.  
ISBN: 9781634593007. Foundation Press. REQUIRED $245.50
LAW 140 LEC 7/8 Torts - Hoffman, Allison
Abraham, Kenneth S. The Forms and Functions of Tort Law  4th ed.  
ISBN: 9781609300531. Foundation Press Thomson/West. REQUIRED $45.00
Franklin et al. Tort Law and Alternatives: Cases and Materials  10th ed.  
ISBN: 9781634593007. Foundation Press. REQUIRED $245.50
LAW 148 LEC 1/2 Constitutional Law I - Wonsowicz, Pavel
Chemerinsky, Erwin. Constitutional Law  4th ed.  
ISBN: 9781454817536. Wolters Kluwer Law & Business. REQUIRED $242.00
LAW 148 LEC 3/4 Constitutional Law I - Gardbaum, Stephen
Sullivan and Feldman. Constitutional Law  19th ed.  
ISBN: 9781634594479. Foundation Press. REQUIRED $230.00
LAW 148 LEC 5/6 Constitutional Law I - Sager, Lawrence
Dorsey, Tobias A. Pocket Constitution  2 ed.  
ISBN: 9781587331787. The Capitol.Net. REQUIRED $1.75
Geoffrey R. Stone et al. Constitutional Law  7th ed.  
ISBN: 9781454817574. Wolters Kluwer Law & Business. REQUIRED $247.00
Geoffrey R. Stone et al. Constitutional Law   7th ed.  2016 Supplement
ISBN: 9781454875598. Wolters Kluwer Law & Business. REQUIRED $40.00
LAW 148 LEC 7/8 Constitutional Law I - Manheim, Karl
Course Reader    
REQUIRED
LAW 148 LEC 9 Constitutional Law I - Wonsowicz, Pavel
Chemerinsky, Erwin. Constitutional Law  4th ed.  
ISBN: 9781454817536. Wolters Kluwer Law & Business. REQUIRED $242.00
LAW 165 LEC 2 Fraudulent Transfers - Bussel, Daniel
West. Bankruptcy Code, Rules and Official Forms [Law School Edition]   2016 ed.  
ISBN: 9781634607506. West. REQUIRED $52.00
LAW 165 LEC 10 Using Empirical Research and Narrative to Inform LGBT Law and Policy - Polikoff, Nancy
Ball, Carlos The Right to be Parents    
ISBN: 9781479803163. New York University Press. REQUIRED $24.00
LAW 165 LEC 13 Persuasion - Volokh, Eugene
Scalia and Garner. Making Your Case: the Art of Persuading Judges     
ISBN: 9780314184719. Thomson/West. REQUIRED $29.95