Spring 2014 Book List

The following chart lists the required books for spring courses at the David A. Clarke School of Law. The School of Law does not require students to purchase new textbooks if they can obtain less expensive or used copies of the required editions. Sources for purchasing used textbooks in-person include other law students, the University of the District of Columbia Follet Bookstore and Washington Law Books. On-line sources include Amazon.com, Half.com, LawBooksForLess.com, BarristerBooks.com, and others. If you purchase your books from another source, be sure that you have purchased the correct edition as specified by the professor.

Note: If you will be using a financial aid voucher to purchase your books, you must purchase them in the UDC Follet Bookstore.

Day Classes

Course

Professor

Book(s)

Publisher & ISBN

Contracts II

Cohen

Epstein, Markell & Ponoroff, A Short and Happy Guide to Contracts

Electronic materials to be provided by the Professor

West
978-0-314-27793-0
$17.00

N/A

Civil Procedure II

Allen

Yeazell, Civil Procedure (8th ed. 2012)


Yeazell, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure with Selected Statutes, Cases and other Materials (2013 Edition)

Aspen Casebook Series
978-1-4548-0710-0
$179.76

Aspen Publishers
978-1-4548-2833-4
$54.00

Criminal Procedure

Pryor

Haddad, Marsh, Zagel, Meyer, Starkman, and Bauer, Cases and Comments on Criminal Procedure (7th Edition)

West
9781599412504
$177.00

Torts II

Brittain

Prosser, Wade, Schwartz, Kelly & Partlett, Torts Cases and Materials (12th edition)

Jonathon Harr, A Civil Action

Foundation Press
978-1-59941-704-2
$220.00

Random House
978-0-679-77267-5
$17.00

Lawyering Process II

Houston et als.

Edwards, Legal Writing and Analysis (3rd ed. 2011)


Enquist & Oates, Just Writing (4th ed. 2013)


Alexander, The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness (2012)

The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (19th Edition)

Aspen Coursebook Series
978-0-7355-9850-8
$88.00

Aspen Coursebook Series
978-1454826989
$86.00

The New Press
978-1-595586438
$19.95


Harvard Law Review
978-0-6153-6116-1
$34.00

Legal Reasoning I

Keller

Materials to be provided by the professor

NA

Constitutional Law II

Waysdorf

Farber, Eskridge, Frickey and Schacter, Cases and Materials on Constitutional Law: Themes for the Constitution's Third Century (5th Edition 2013)
AND
2013 Supplement to the Fifth Edition

West American Casebook Series
978-0-314-27830-2
$214




978-0-314-28831-8
$22

Property II

Lee

Dukeminier, Krier, Alexander, Schill, Property (7th edition 2010)

Aspen
978-0-735-58899-8
$214

Federal Courts

Jones

Arthur D. Hellman, Lauren K. Robel, & David R. Stras, Federal Courts: Cases and materials on Judicial Federalism and the Lawyering Process (3rd edition)
AND
2013 supplement to Casebook

LexisNexis
978-0769858753
Amazon New: $184.30/Used: 161.30/Kindle $100.80

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Reuben-Cooke

Fisher, Ury and Patton, Getting to Yes (3rd edition 2011).

Penguin
978-0143118756
$12.86

Advanced Legal Writing

Jones

Michael R. Smith, Advanced Legal Writing: Theories and Strategies in Persuasive Writing (2nd or 3rd Edition)

Anne Enquist & Laurel Oates, Just Writing: Grammar, Punctuation, and Style for the Legal Writer (3rd or 4th Edition)

John Grisham, The Racketeer (1st Edition)

Harvard Law Review & others, The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (19th Edition)

Aspen
9781454811169
$90


Aspen
9781454826989
$85


Random House or Dell
9780385536882
$20
Harvard Law Review
9780615361161
$38.95

Advanced Legal Research

Frazer

Harvard Law Review, The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (19th ed.)

Harvard Law Review
9780615361161
$26

Internship Seminar

Bauman/Robinson

J.P. Ogilvy, Leah Wortham, Lisa Lerman, Learning from Practice: A Professional Development Text for Legal Externs (2nd Edition)

Thomson West
978-0-314-15284-8
$80.98

International Law Seminar

Merloe

Epps & Graham, International Law: Examples & Explanations

Carter, International law: Selected Documents (2013-15 edition)

Aspen Law
978-0-7355-9856-0
$39.96

Aspen Law/Wolters Kluwer
978-1-4548-2796-2
$59

Service Learning

Waysdorf

Materials to be provided by the professor

NA

Criminal Justice & Social Justice

Ferguson

Paul Butler, Let's Get Free

The New Press
978-1595585004
$16

Remedies

Mack

Rendleman, Roberts, Remedies, Cases and Materials (8th Edition)

West Academic Publishing
9780314264664
$205

Trial Advocacy

Dunham/

Beasley

Thomas A. Mauet, Trial Techniques (8th Edition) currently in its 8th edition; you may use 7th edition or later

Edward Imwinkelried, Evidentiary Foundations (8th Edition) currently in its 8th edition; you should use the most recent one possible above the 4th

State v. Burns Case File (5th Edition)

Potter v. Shrackle and the Shrackle Construction Company Case File (5th Edition)

Aspen
9780735594418



Bender
9780769847696
$131




NITA
9781556812972
$28

NITA
9781556818011
$35

Evening Classes

Course

Professor

Book(s)

Publisher & ISBN

Civil Procedure II

Brittain

Yeazell, Civil Procedure (8th ed. 2012)


Yeazell, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure with Selected Statutes, Cases and other Materials (2013 Edition)***

Jonathan Harr, A Civil Action

Aspen Casebook Series
978-1-4548-0710-0
$179.76

Aspen Publishers
978-1-4548-2833-4
$54.00


Random House
978-0-679-77267-5
$17.00

Criminal Procedure

Ferguson

Chemerinsky & Levinson, Criminal Procedure (2nd ed.)

Aspen Casebook
978-1-4548-0694-3
$216

Lawyering Process II

Houston et als.

Edwards, Legal Writing and Analysis (3rd ed. 2011)


Enquist & Oates, Just Writing (4th ed. 2013)


Alexander, The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness (2012)

The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation, 19th Edition

Aspen Coursebook Series
978-0-7355-9850-8
$88.00

Aspen Coursebook Series
978-1-4548-2698-9
$86.00

The New Press
978-1-595586438
$19.95


Harvard Law Review
978-0-6153-6116-1
$34.00

Legal & Bar Success Foundations

Kaplan PMBR

Materials to be provided

NA

Legal Reasoning I

Barraza

Materials to be provided by the professor.  Students are required to have a laptop or tablet with word processing (.doc or .docx) capability, internet access, and browser compatibility with the TWEN course page on Westlaw.

NA

Contracts II

Cohen

Epstein, Markell & Ponoroff, A Short and Happy Guide to Contracts

Electronic materials to be provided by the Professor

West
978-0-314-27793-0
$17.00

N/A

Torts II

Lee

Prosser, Wade and Schwartz, Torts (12th Edition)

Foundation Press
978-1-599-41704-2
$220

Constitutional Law II

Mack

Choper, Fallon, Kamisar, Shiffrin, Leading Cases in Constitutional Law: A Compact Casebook for a Short Course (2013 Ed.)

West
978-0-314-28883-7
$119

Professional Responsibility

Korkor

Susan R. Martyn & Lawrence J. Fox, Traversing the Ethical Minefield: Problems, Law, and Professional Responsibility (Third Edition) (2012)

Susan R. Martyn & Lawrence J. Fox, W. Bradley Wendel, The Law Governing Lawyers: National Rules, Standards, Statutes, and State Lawyer Codes (2013 – 2014 Edition)

Aspen
978-1-4548-0814-5.
$220




Aspen
978-1-4548-2801-3
$46

Property II

Reuben-Cooke

Dukeminier, Krier, Alexander, and Schill, Property (7th ed.)


Korngold and Morriss, Property Stories (2nd edition)

Aspen Publishers
978-0-735-58899-8
$214

Foundation Press
978-1599413754
$40

Family Law

Pidikiti-Smith

Abrams, Cahn, Ross and Meyer, Contemporary Family Law, 3d

West Law School
9780314276872
$185.40

Environmental Law & Policy

Pavetto

Daniel A. Farber, Jody Freeman, and Ann E. Carlson, Cases & Materials on Environmental Law (8th Edition)

West
978-0314908834
$183.80

Commercial Law (UCC)

Mercer

Whaley, McJohn, Problems and Materials on Commercial Law (10th Edition)

Aspen
9781454807193
$183

Immigration Law Seminar

Raymond

Kevin Johnson, et al, Understanding Immigration Law (1st Edition, 2009)

LexisNexis
978-1-4224-1179-7
$45

State & Local Government

Levinson-Waldman

No book required. Materials will be provided by the professor.

N/A

Wills & Estates

Lee

Dukeminier and Sitkoff, Wills, Trusts and Estates (9th Edition, 2013)

Copy of the Uniform Probate Code is required as well

Wolters Kluwer

Conflicts of Law

McLain

Kay, Kramer & Roosevelt, Conflict of Laws, Cases, Comments, Questions, (9th, Edition)

American Casebook
978-0314281449
$172.48

Business Organizations II

Rogers

Corporations and Other Business Organizations, Cases and Materials (Concise 10th Edition)

Foundation Press
978-1-59941-463-8
$195

Tax Practice and Procedure

Pomerance

Richardson, Borison & Johnson, Civil Tax Procedure (2nd ed. 2008)

Lederman & Mazza, Tax Controversies: Statutes, Regulations & Other Materials (2013 ed.)

LexisNexis
9781422417560
$179

LexisNexis
9780769847450
$31

Moot Court

Houston

Edwards, Legal Writing and Analysis (Third edition)

Aspen
978-0735598508
$85

Clinics

Juvenile & Special Education Clinic

Tulman

Required

Colker & Waterstone, Special Education Advocacy (1st edition)

Recommended

Krieger & Neumann, Essential Lawyering Skills (Fourth edition)



Lexis Nexis
978-21-4224-7958-2
$76 / $54 (ebook)



Wolters Kluwer
978-0-7355-9996-3
$99

Community Development Law Clinic

Howells

Bennett, Bratton Blom, Howells, & Kenn, Community Economic Development Law: A Text for Engaged Learning

Carolina Academic Press
978-1-59460-818-6
$60 (10% internet discount)

GAP Clinic

Condit

Tom Devine & Tarek F. Maassarani, The Corporate Whistleblower's Survival Guide (1st edition)

Berrett-Koeher Publishers, Inc.
978-1-60509-986-6
$19.95

Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic

TBA

Materials to be provided

NA

Legislation Clinic

Burgdorf

Materials to be provided

NA

HIV Clinic

Adams

Materials to be provided

NA

Housing Clinic

Allen

Materials to be provided

NA

Immigration Clinic

Campbell

Richard Boswell, Essentials of Immigration Law (3rd Ed 2012)

David F. Chavkin, Clinical Legal Education: A Textbook for Law School Clinical Programs (2002)

Aleinikoff, Martin, Motomura & Fullerton, Immigration & Nationality Laws of the United States (2012) (statutory supplement)

NA

Rev. 12/29/13