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The Bonfire of the Vanities
3.82
it was amazing
I hope Tom Wolfe has gotten so laid because of this book. I hope women have put down this book, thrown on some lingerie, and walked over to his apartm ...more
May 07, 2013
Mar 30, 2013
 
Dead Man Walking: The Eyewitness Account Of The Death Penalty That Sparked a National Debate
4.07
really liked it
This is the story of a serial killer who enslaves people, usually black men, and tortures them by telling them the date the killer plans to execute th ...more
May 02, 2011
Jan 25, 2010
 
The Silver Star
3.68
it was amazing
It’s been a weird year, you guys. I bleached my hair blonde again, and if I haven’t mentioned it before, people say the most ridiculous stuff to blond ...more
Sep 2013
Jun 19, 2013
 
Unequal Protection: The Rise of Corporate Dominance and the Theft of Human Rights
4.22
it was ok
Maybe I should wait to write this review until blood stops pouring out of my eyes, but where’s the fun in that? Skimping on exclamation points never h ...more
Jun 25, 2011
May 18, 2011
 
Write These Laws on Your Children: Inside the World of Conservative Christian Homeschooling
3.68
really liked it
This book is cool 'n' stuff. I don't know what to tell you about it. It's about a teacher. He goes to people's houses and talks to them about homescho ...more
Oct 15, 2010
Sep 26, 2010
 
Thus Was Adonis Murdered (Hilary Tamar, #1)
4.02
it was amazing
Anyone who can tell a pretty hilarious Shakespeare joke is okay in my book. And this book is full of really hilarious Shakespeare jokes. Poor Desdemon ...more
Mar 23, 2011
Mar 12, 2010
 
The Shortest Way to Hades (Hilary Tamar, #2)
4.12
it was amazing
Proper British lawyers + orgies = win! I love these ladies like they were my legal sisters. My sisters-in-law, if you would. Bah dum tsss. Thank you f ...more
Mar 25, 2011
Mar 26, 2011
 
Family Law
3.20
liked it
I’ve been to over thirty weddings in my life. It might be approaching fifty, but I lost count a long time ago. When I say this, people often look at m ...more
Jul 04, 2010
May 31, 2010
 
Torts: Cases and Materials, 10th Edition (Prosser, Wade and Schwartz) (University Casebook)
3.06
really liked it
First, I’d like to wow you with my awesome Torts joke:

Q: What do you call O.J. Simpson stuck in a cooler full of chocolate treats?
A: A tortfeasor in
...more
Apr 10, 2010
Aug 19, 2009
 
The $12 Million Stuffed Shark: The Curious Economics of Contemporary Art
3.83
liked it
The art business seems to me like this weird cross-section of fashion and property. I read this book for a class that I loved with this really great p ...more
Apr 16, 2011
Jan 17, 2011
 
The Sibyl in Her Grave (Hilary Tamar, #4)
4.13
it was amazing
Possibly this was my favorite of the Tamar series. It is lovely how this series gets better and better. I had to go back and give them all five stars ...more
Jun 12, 2011
May 12, 2011
 
Property Law: Rules, Policies, and Practices
3.01
liked it
Property is crazy. I have such mixed feelings about the entire topic. On the one hand, this was absolutely (and to my great surprise) my favorite clas ...more
Apr 10, 2010
Jan 17, 2010
 
Children, Parents, and the Law: Public and Private Authority in the Home, Schools, and Juvenile Courts
2.80
it was ok
This is Professor Leslie Harris, who wrote this book. She runs family and child law stuff at the University of Oregon. Maybe she runs family and child ...more
Nov 16, 2010
Aug 18, 2010
 
The Sirens Sang of Murder (Hilary Tamar, #3)
4.17
it was amazing
Another stupendous installment of the madcap adventures of the gang at 62 and 63 New Square! This time, the mystery has the same background story as J ...more
Jun 09, 2011
May 12, 2011
 
Civil Procedure: Cases, Materials, and Questions
3.28
liked it
Imma teach ya a little bit about what to do if you want to sue or be sued in the federal court system of the United States (and who doesn’t, right? Ca ...more
Nov 22, 2009
Aug 19, 2009
 
Contract Law: Selected Source Materials, 2009 Edition
3.00
really liked it
If my life was a Shakespeare play right now, this book would be Puck. It contains most or all (I'm a little fuzzy on that still) of the Uniform Commer ...more
Nov 30, 2009
Aug 23, 2009
 
Civil Law Manual: Protection Orders and Family Law Cases (3rd. Ed.)
4.00
really liked it
This manual is about attorneys working with clients who have experienced domestic violence, and it has a lot of good advice, but might not be particul ...more
Apr 24, 2012
Jan 12, 2012
 
Attorney by Day, Novelist by Night: Bring Your Book to Light While Still Practicing Law
3.75
it was amazing
Love this one by my coach friend, Kim Benjamin! Kim and I were trained together at The Life Coach School, and she is just one of the most wonderful, b ...more
Jul 04, 2017
Jun 02, 2016
 
Constitutional Law: Structure And Rights In Our Federal System
3.00
really liked it
I wrote most of this when I was actually studying for finals. Now that I’m done, I really can’t care enough to do justice to the leftover topics, so t ...more
Apr 10, 2010
Jan 17, 2010
 
Winning at Trial
4.34
liked it
You are sure to be seriously disappointed if you confuse this book with the memoir of Charlie Sheen's law days, which I believe is called WINNING! (at ...more
not set
Jan 14, 2012
 
Commercial Transactions: A Systems Approach
3.44
really liked it
This is my second-favorite casebook I’ve come across so far. It is clear and concise and the problems illustrate practical application of the principl ...more
Dec 13, 2011
Dec 23, 2011
 
Concepts And Case Analysis in the Law of Contracts (Concepts & Insights)
3.73
really liked it
I kind of love this book. When there's a book that tells me what I'm actually supposed to know about the law, it gets a special place in my heart.

At f
...more
Mar 2010
Aug 23, 2009
 
Federal Income Taxation, a Law Student's Guide to the Leading Cases and Concepts (Concepts and Insights Series)
3.61
liked it
Chirelstein’s contracts book is rad. This one was not as wonderful, though, imao. I mean, it was interesting, but it was all tax theory, and I was hop ...more
Dec 02, 2011
Dec 02, 2011
 
Whose Monet?: An Introduction to the American Legal System
3.06
it was ok
In case a librarian happens by, this book is 232 pages, not 256. Weird.

I have to say I'm not a fan. I could write you a lengthy review full of all cap
...more
Jun 03, 2010
Apr 02, 2010
 
Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In
3.89
liked it
I think I've read this book three times and I never remember anything about it. You gotta know your BATNA, I know, but I actually know that from the n ...more
Feb 18, 2015
Oct 27, 2014
 
Fundamentals of Federal Income Taxation: Cases and Materials
2.87
liked it
It’s weird how with tax, you don’t have as many cases as you have statutes. I guess I don’t have that much else to say about the topic in general. I d ...more
Dec 08, 2011
Dec 09, 2011
 
Cohens V Virginia (1821)
4.00
really liked it
This book totally rules. There were parts of it that even gave me chills. No kidding. That’s how nerdy it’s getting around here right now. The author ...more
May 06, 2011
May 03, 2011
 
Trademarks and Unfair Competition: Law and Policy (3d ed., Casebook Series)
3.93
liked it
The unfortunate thing about this book is that it feels the need to exhaustively go through the entire history of every topic within trademark law. I m ...more
Dec 07, 2011
Nov 28, 2011
 
A Lawyer Writes
2.64
liked it
Legal writing = lamest form of communication ever. Wait, I'll write that legally:

A court of me is very likely to find that legal writing is excessivel
...more
Oct 2009
Aug 19, 2009
 
Hart and Wechsler's The Federal Courts and the Federal System
3.44
liked it
This term, I was the tutor for the dreamy constitutional law professor. He’s one of those people where you don’t necessarily realize how dreamy he is ...more
Apr 12, 2011
Jan 17, 2011
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