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Best Law Books For Law Students: A Must Read For Aspiring Lawyers by chibuzormichael: 7:37am On May 14


BEST LAW BOOKS FOR LAW STUDENTS: A MUST READ FOR STUDENTS ASPIRING TO BECOME LAWYERS
Every student aspiring to become a lawyer must be ready to read every time and every  good book. Lawyers are readers and every day learners. To succeed as a law student, you must read as if your career success depends on books.

In the process of formation to become a lawyer, there are some books every student must must read for a wider knowledge. Versatility is a quality  of every lawyer. Being learned means that you know not only law, but at least little in every field. You must have something to offer intellectually in every field of study, no matter how small.



LETTER TO A YOUNG LAWYER:  By ALAN DERSHOWITZ. Published in 2001.

Letter to a young lawyer
2. LETTER TO A LAW STUDENT by Nicholas Mcbride. This is one of the best law books for law students.

3. LEARNING THE LAW By Glanville Williams, published in 1945.


learning the law


4. ONE L - written by Scott Turrow, published in 1977. This is a true story of a first year student( Scott Turrow) of Harvard law school. It is an autobiography narrative.






ONE L
5. GETTING TO MAYBE: This book is a tip on how to prepare and excel in law school exams. Wriiten by Richard Michael Fischl. This is one of the best law books for law students.


getting to maybe
6. The rule of law: written by Late Lord Bingham cooly. In this book, the author lays down the tenets of rule of law.


the rule of law
7. Introduction to legal reasoning: by Edward Hirsch Levi. In this book, the author attempts to describe generally the process of legal reasoning in the field of case law and in the interpretation of statutes and case law.


introduction to legal reasoning
8. Thinking like a lawyer by Frederick Shauer, Originally published April, 2009. This book is targeted at both the law school students and the upper level undergraduates. It consists of exposition of basic legal concept that scholars and lawyers will find stimulating.


thinking like a lawyer
9. Story-telling for lawyers: by Philip N Meyer. This book gives a tip on how to acquire a story telling skill as a lawyer which is essential in arguing cases especially murder cases. originally published in 2013.


story telling by lawyers
10. The end of lawyers? (Rethinking of the nature of legal services) by Richard Susskind. Originally published in 2008.

In this book, the author identifies ten disruptive legal techniques.



11. Reading like a lawyer( time-saving strategies for reading law like an expert)

written by Ruth Mckinney.

This book is very important because the ability to read law well is an indispensable that can make or break the academic career of an aspiring lawyer. The book deals on simple steps to acquiring the said skills.


Reading like a lawyer
12. Legal skills: by Emily Finch and Stefan Fafinsky. Originally published in 2007. This book encompasses all the academic and practical legal skills vital to a law degree. It is an ideal text for the first year students and a valuable resource for those studying law at any level.


legal skills
13. The best defence: The courtroom confrontations of American most outspoken lawyer of last resort.

Author; Alan Dershowitz


the best defence


14. The legal analyst: by Ward Farnsworth.

In this book, the author brings together all the most powerful tools for thinking about the law.


the legal analyst
15. Law Empire: by Donald Dworkin.

In this book, the author continues his criticism of legal positivism as promoted by HLA Hart during the middle of 20th century. Originally published in 1986


the empire
16. The law: by Frederick Bastiat published 1850.


the law
17. The tool of argument ( how the best lawyer think, argue and win)

Author: Joel Trachtman.

Joel Trachtman's the tool of argument presents in lucid and plain term, the the powerful tools of argument.

Originally published in 2013.


the tool of argument


18. The theory of justice: Author: John Rawl.

In this book, the author addresses the problem of distributive justice. Originally published in 1971.


the theory of justice

Source - NIZOMLAW - http://nizomlaw.com/best-law-books-for-law-students-a-must-read-for-students-aspiring-to-become-lawyers/

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Re: Best Law Books For Law Students: A Must Read For Aspiring Lawyers by rofanx13: 12:10pm On May 14
I am an engineer. Not interested.


First ever FTC.

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Re: Best Law Books For Law Students: A Must Read For Aspiring Lawyers by trendymarseey(f): 12:11pm On May 14
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Re: Best Law Books For Law Students: A Must Read For Aspiring Lawyers by 01mcfadden(m): 12:11pm On May 14
At the end of the day, it's not really the booms you read that makes you stand out but what you learnt on the street i.e experience in the court room and experience from days to day interactions with people

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Re: Best Law Books For Law Students: A Must Read For Aspiring Lawyers by hisexcellency34: 12:12pm On May 14
I heard the best law book is by Prof. Itse Sagay. Is it true?

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Re: Best Law Books For Law Students: A Must Read For Aspiring Lawyers by osuofia2(m): 12:12pm On May 14
TO the MOD that ban me i hope you are happy now
Re: Best Law Books For Law Students: A Must Read For Aspiring Lawyers by GreatestA1: 12:13pm On May 14
So much to read as a law student.

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Re: Best Law Books For Law Students: A Must Read For Aspiring Lawyers by tolor: 12:14pm On May 14
rofanx13:
I am an engineer. Not interested.


First ever FTC.
it wouldn't be bad if you're bad if you are an all rounder.
Re: Best Law Books For Law Students: A Must Read For Aspiring Lawyers by BlacSmit: 12:14pm On May 14
Best book? The Holy Bible. Jesus is the law.

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Re: Best Law Books For Law Students: A Must Read For Aspiring Lawyers by FatGuy: 12:16pm On May 14
Oh! I'm having a nostalgic moment now. During my undergraduate days in the Faculty of Law, I spent most of my nights reading John Grisham's series, what a legal story writer that man is.

I remember using one of his lines to woo a lady, "...traffic stopping beauty, and a remarkably so".

The Business of the Law!

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Re: Best Law Books For Law Students: A Must Read For Aspiring Lawyers by ohiojo1234: 12:19pm On May 14
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Re: Best Law Books For Law Students: A Must Read For Aspiring Lawyers by epini(m): 12:22pm On May 14
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Re: Best Law Books For Law Students: A Must Read For Aspiring Lawyers by muyiwaadekunle1(m): 12:30pm On May 14
They should endeavor to watch Suits & Law and Order as well.
Re: Best Law Books For Law Students: A Must Read For Aspiring Lawyers by TheLogicalMind(m): 12:35pm On May 14
Congratulations, you must be so proud of yourself.

Biggest acheivement in your family history.


rofanx13:
I am an engineer. Not interested.


First ever FTC.
Re: Best Law Books For Law Students: A Must Read For Aspiring Lawyers by Venerable612(m): 12:45pm On May 14
Personally; I will advise any law student to

1. Start reading the Judgments of the superior courts of record especially the cases you are taught in class. Don’t rely on someone’s interpretation in text books - unless it’s a complex case.

2. And most importantly: follow global and local issues by subscribing and reading the FT, the Economist and Nigerian dailies religiously. Like every day yu must follow the trend.

I am not saying the OP is wrong; But I didn’t read any of those stuff - save Perhaps
1. Emily Finch and Fafinsky’s Legal Skills - Hust because it was compulsory for Legal Skills module.

2. And Dworkin’s, Rawl’s and Bingham’s Legal theory and Rule of Law - because they were compulsory for Jurisprudence.

You are better off if you are commercially aware, and you passively learn the art of legal argument/writing by reading the court’s cases early in your law adventure.

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Re: Best Law Books For Law Students: A Must Read For Aspiring Lawyers by SmartyPants(m): 12:57pm On May 14
I read one L before I took the decision to become a law student. I had always thought about doing it but reading one L was the final straw maybe.
Re: Best Law Books For Law Students: A Must Read For Aspiring Lawyers by mohdbaffa: 1:05pm On May 14
hisexcellency34:
I heard the best law book is by Prof. Itse Sagay. Is it true?
. not true. his book Law of Contract is best law of contract book for students.

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Re: Best Law Books For Law Students: A Must Read For Aspiring Lawyers by IamShiningStar(f): 3:51pm On May 14
chibuzormichael:


BEST LAW BOOKS FOR LAW STUDENTS: A MUST READ FOR STUDENTS ASPIRING TO BECOME LAWYERS
Every student aspiring to become a lawyer must be ready to read every time and every  good book. Lawyers are readers and every day learners. To succeed as a law student, you must read as if your career success depends on books.

In the process of formation to become a lawyer, there are some books every student must must read for a wider knowledge. Versatility is a quality  of every lawyer. Being learned means that you know not only law, but at least little in every field. You must have something to offer intellectually in every field of study, no matter how small.



LETTER TO A YOUNG LAWYER:  By ALAN DERSHOWITZ. Published in 2001.

Letter to a young lawyer
2. LETTER TO A LAW STUDENT by Nicholas Mcbride. This is one of the best law books for law students.

3. LEARNING THE LAW By Glanville Williams, published in 1945.


learning the law


4. ONE L - written by Scott Turrow, published in 1977. This is a true story of a first year student( Scott Turrow) of Harvard law school. It is an autobiography narrative.






ONE L
5. GETTING TO MAYBE: This book is a tip on how to prepare and excel in law school exams. Wriiten by Richard Michael Fischl. This is one of the best law books for law students.


getting to maybe
6. The rule of law: written by Late Lord Bingham cooly. In this book, the author lays down the tenets of rule of law.


the rule of law
7. Introduction to legal reasoning: by Edward Hirsch Levi. In this book, the author attempts to describe generally the process of legal reasoning in the field of case law and in the interpretation of statutes and case law.


introduction to legal reasoning
8. Thinking like a lawyer by Frederick Shauer, Originally published April, 2009. This book is targeted at both the law school students and the upper level undergraduates. It consists of exposition of basic legal concept that scholars and lawyers will find stimulating.


thinking like a lawyer
9. Story-telling for lawyers: by Philip N Meyer. This book gives a tip on how to acquire a story telling skill as a lawyer which is essential in arguing cases especially murder cases. originally published in 2013.


story telling by lawyers
10. The end of lawyers? (Rethinking of the nature of legal services) by Richard Susskind. Originally published in 2008.

In this book, the author identifies ten disruptive legal techniques.



11. Reading like a lawyer( time-saving strategies for reading law like an expert)

written by Ruth Mckinney.

This book is very important because the ability to read law well is an indispensable that can make or break the academic career of an aspiring lawyer. The book deals on simple steps to acquiring the said skills.


Reading like a lawyer
12. Legal skills: by Emily Finch and Stefan Fafinsky. Originally published in 2007. This book encompasses all the academic and practical legal skills vital to a law degree. It is an ideal text for the first year students and a valuable resource for those studying law at any level.


legal skills
13. The best defence: The courtroom confrontations of American most outspoken lawyer of last resort.

Author; Alan Dershowitz


the best defence


14. The legal analyst: by Ward Farnsworth.

In this book, the author brings together all the most powerful tools for thinking about the law.


the legal analyst
15. Law Empire: by Donald Dworkin.

In this book, the author continues his criticism of legal positivism as promoted by HLA Hart during the middle of 20th century. Originally published in 1986


the empire
16. The law: by Frederick Bastiat published 1850.


the law
17. The tool of argument ( how the best lawyer think, argue and win)

Author: Joel Trachtman.

Joel Trachtman's the tool of argument presents in lucid and plain term, the the powerful tools of argument.

Originally published in 2013.


the tool of argument


18. The theory of justice: Author: John Rawl.

In this book, the author addresses the problem of distributive justice. Originally published in 1971.


the theory of justice

Source - NIZOMLAW - http://nizomlaw.com/best-law-books-for-law-students-a-must-read-for-students-aspiring-to-become-lawyers/

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Re: Best Law Books For Law Students: A Must Read For Aspiring Lawyers by adaweezy(m): 5:52pm On May 14
mohdbaffa:
. not true. his book Law of Contract is best law of contract book for students.
The copy and paste work?
Re: Best Law Books For Law Students: A Must Read For Aspiring Lawyers by lettalktrue: 6:02pm On May 14
nice write up.....
but you should have stated the price of each book, for the benefit of all potential readers.

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Re: Best Law Books For Law Students: A Must Read For Aspiring Lawyers by Oshi5403(m): 6:03pm On May 14
Nice Write Up.
Re: Best Law Books For Law Students: A Must Read For Aspiring Lawyers by AgbariOjukwu1: 8:05pm On May 14
hisexcellency34:
I heard the best law book is by Prof. Itse Sagay. Is it true?


Sagay is an authority when it comes to Law of contract.

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Re: Best Law Books For Law Students: A Must Read For Aspiring Lawyers by BamiTii(f): 9:20pm On May 14
What happened to John Grisham and Sherlock Holmes undecided

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Re: Best Law Books For Law Students: A Must Read For Aspiring Lawyers by oduz: 3:27am On May 15
Kudos OP

Nice thread ...

The Land is Green ...... cool

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