BEST BOOKS FOR LAW STUDENTS
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1 The Prince
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2 One L: The Turbulent True S...
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3 On Liberty
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4 The Law
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5 An Essay Concerning Human U...
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6 To Kill a Mockingbird
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7 Declaration of Independence...
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8 The Rule of Law
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9 The Nine: Inside the Secret...
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10 The Story of Philosophy
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11 A Time to Kill (Jake Brigan...
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12 Meditations
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13 Leviathan
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14 The Age of Reason
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15 Founding Brothers: The Revo...
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16 The Social Contract
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17 Historical and Theological ...
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18 Discourse on the Origin of ...
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19 Politics
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20 The Federalist Papers
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21 Beyond Good and Evil
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22 The Trial and Death of Socr...
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22 The Complete Essays
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24 God's Politics: Why the Rig...
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24 Historical and Theological ...
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27 Metaphysics
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28 Brutus: Vindiciae, Contra T...
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29 The Anti-Federalist Papers
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30 An Enquiry Concerning Human...
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31 Fahrenheit 451
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32 Discourse on Method and Med...
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33 Crime and Punishment
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34 Tao Te Ching
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34 The Origins of Political Or...
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36 The Symposium
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37 In Cold Blood
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38 Justice: What's the Right T...
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39 The Tempting of America
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40 The Lincoln Lawyer (Mickey ...
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41 A Treatise of Human Nature
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42 Becoming Justice Blackmun: ...
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42 Don't Pee on My Leg and Tel...
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42 Intellectual Property Law: ...
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42 The Tyrannicide Brief: The ...
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42 A Civil Action
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42 Do Good Well: Your Guide to...
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42 Theseus
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42 Democracy in America
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50 The Family: The Secret Fund...
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50 Ashes and Sparks: Essays On...
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52 Gideon's Trumpet
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53 The Justice Game
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53 Conduct Unbecoming: Gays An...
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53 Make No Law: The Sullivan C...
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53 The Trial
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57 The Assault on Reason
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57 Testimony
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57 The Torah: The Five Books o...
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57 The Racketeer
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61 The Case of the Pope
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61 The Litigators
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63 How to Read a Book: The Cla...
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64 The Appeal
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65 The Innocent Man: Murder an...
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66 The Analects
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66 The Metamorphosis
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68 Introduction To The Study O...
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69 The Canadian Constitution
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70 How to Argue & Win Every Ti...
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70 A History of American Law
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72 Angel of Death Row: My Life...
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72 Law in America: A Short His...
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74 American Law in the Twentie...
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75 John Adams
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76 Team of Rivals: The Politic...
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77 Jefferson: Writings (Librar...
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78 City of God
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79 The Bhagavad Gita
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79 The Odyssey
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81 Thus Spoke Zarathustra
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82 Manufacturing Consent: The ...
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83 Diplomacy
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84 A Bright Shining Lie: John ...
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85 Animal Farm
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86 The Rise and Fall of the Th...
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87 The Rise & Fall of the Grea...
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88 The Making of the Atomic Bomb
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89 Truman
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90 Helter Skelter: The True St...
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91 Inherit the Wind
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92 Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase f...
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93 The Client
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94 The Firm
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95 The Pelican Brief
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96 The Runaway Jury
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97 The Rainmaker
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98 The Testament
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99 The Partner
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100 Civilization and Its Discon...
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