1L Summer Reading List

From the University of Arizona comes the following recommended summer reading.

Lee, Harper, To Kill a Mockingbird

Ellison, Ralph, Invisible Man

Hillerman, Tony, Skin Walkers

Traver, Robert, Anatomy of a Murder

Turow, Scott, Presumed Innocent

Alibrandi, Tom and Frank Armani, Privileged Information

Bogus, Carl T., Why Lawsuits are Good for America

Burns, Bobby, ShelterFriedman, Jane M., America’s First Woman Lawyer: The Biography of Myra Bradwell

Grey, Thomas C., The Wallace Stevens Case: Law and the Practice of Poetry

Gunther, Gerald, Learned Hand: The Man and the Judge

Harr, Jonathan, A Civil Action

Kalman, Laura, Abe Fortas: A Biography

Kelly, Michael J., Lives of Lawyers: Journeys in the Organizations of Practice

King, Martin Luther, Jr., Letter From a Birmingham Jail(available on the internet)

Kingsolver, Barbara, Holding the Line: Women in the Great Arizona Mine Strike of 1983

Kluger, Richard, Simple Justice: The History of Brown v. Board of Education and Black America's Struggle for Equality

Lewis, Anthony, Gideon’s Trumpet

Lucas, J. Anthony, Big Trouble: A Murder in a Small Western Town Sets off a Struggle for the Soul of America

Mill, John Stuart, On Liberty

Plato, The Trial and Death of Socrates

Rehnquist, William H., The Supreme Court: How It Was, How It Is

Rhode, Deborah L., In the Interests of Justice: Reforming the Legal Profession

Rothman, David J., et al, The Willowbrook Wars

Smith, Jean Edward, John Marshall: Definer of a Nation

Stern, Gerald, The Buffalo Creek Disaster

Stone, Irving, Darrow for the Defense

Stracher, Cameron, Double Billing: A Young Lawyer’s Tale of Greed, Sex, Lies, and the Pursuit of the Swivel Chair

Williams, Juan, Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years, 1954-1965 (videotape also available)

Zitrin, Richard A. and Carol M. Langford, The Moral Compass of the American Lawyer
Introduction to Law School

Burkhart, Ann M. and Robert A. Stein, How to Study the Law and Take Law School Exams

Deaver, Jeff, The Complete Law School Companion

Hegland, Kenney F., Introduction to the Study and Practice of Law in a Nutshell

Shapo, Helene & Marshall, Law School Without Fear: Strategies for Success

Stropus, Ruta K. and Charlotte D. Taylor, Bridging the Gap between College and Law School

Wydick, Richard C., Plain English for Lawyers