BEST BOOKS FOR LAW STUDENTS
books pre-law and law students should read
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 Declaration of Independence...
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5 The Rule of Law
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6 The Nine: Inside the Secret...
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7 The Law
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8 An Essay Concerning Human U...
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9 The Story of Philosophy
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10 Meditations
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11 Leviathan
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12 The Age of Reason
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13 Founding Brothers: The Revo...
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14 The Social Contract
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15 Historical and Theological ...
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16 Discourse on the Origin of ...
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17 Politics
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18 The Federalist Papers
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19 Beyond Good and Evil
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19 To Kill a Mockingbird
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21 The Trial and Death of Socr...
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21 The Complete Essays
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23 God's Politics: Why the Rig...
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23 Historical and Theological ...
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26 Metaphysics
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27 Brutus: Vindiciae, Contra T...
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28 The Anti-Federalist Papers
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29 An Enquiry Concerning Human...
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30 Fahrenheit 451
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31 Discourse on Method and Med...
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32 A Time to Kill (Jake Brigan...
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33 Tao Te Ching
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33 The Origins of Political Or...
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35 The Symposium
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36 In Cold Blood
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37 Justice: What's the Right T...
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38 The Tempting of America
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39 A Treatise of Human Nature
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40 Becoming Justice Blackmun: ...
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40 Don't Pee on My Leg and Tel...
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40 Intellectual Property Law: ...
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40 The Tyrannicide Brief: The ...
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40 A Civil Action
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40 Do Good Well: Your Guide to...
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40 Theseus
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40 Democracy in America
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48 The Family: The Secret Fund...
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48 Ashes and Sparks: Essays On...
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50 Gideon's Trumpet
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51 The Justice Game
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51 Conduct Unbecoming: Gays An...
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51 Make No Law: The Sullivan C...
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54 The Assault on Reason
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54 Testimony
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54 The Torah: The Five Books o...
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57 The Case of the Pope
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58 The Analects
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59 How to Argue & Win Every Ti...
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59 A History of American Law
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61 Angel of Death Row: My Life...
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61 Law in America: A Short His...
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63 American Law in the Twentie...
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64 John Adams
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65 Team of Rivals: The Politic...
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66 Writings (Library of Americ...
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67 City of God
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68 The Bhagavad Gita
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68 The Odyssey
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70 Crime and Punishment
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71 Thus Spoke Zarathustra
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72 Manufacturing Consent: The ...
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73 Diplomacy
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74 A Bright Shining Lie: John ...
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75 Animal Farm
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76 The Rise and Fall of the Th...
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77 The Rise & Fall of the Grea...
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78 The Making of the Atomic Bomb
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79 Truman
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80 Helter Skelter: The True St...
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81 Inherit the Wind
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82 Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase f...
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83 The Client
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84 The Firm
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85 The Pelican Brief
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86 The Runaway Jury
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87 The Rainmaker
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88 The Testament
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89 The Partner
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90 Civilization and Its Discon...
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91 The Brothers Karamazov
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92 The Complete Sherlock Holmes
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93 The Girl with the Dragon Ta...
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94 The Girl Who Played with Fi...
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95 The Girl Who Kicked the Hor...
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96 The Canterbury Tales
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97 RN: The Memoirs of Richard ...
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98 My Life
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99 Bleak House
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100 Law School Confidential: A ...
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