The Bramble Bush remains a guide highly recommended for students considering law study or early in the first term. Begun as a collection from a series of introductory lectures given by Karl Llewellyn to new students at Columbia, it still speaks to legal reasoning, class prep, and exam-taking skills. This an updated, annotated edition with new Intro and inserts by Stewart Macaulay of Wisconsin Law.
Don’t Let Them Break You is first person guide and exposé explaining the real elements and pitfalls of the law school system. Divided into three sections, the primary purpose of this book is to provide the reader with the information necessary to avoid those pitfalls. Both a first person cautionary tale and academic guide, it satisfies the reader's guilty pleasure and need for information.