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The following books have been submitted by professors. Please check back if your course books are not listed as faculty members are continuosly updating this list.

Autumn 2017 Semester Courses and Books

6050 - US Legal System and Legal Traditions (Caust-Ellenbogen)

  • Charles F. Abernathy, Law in the United States (2d ed. 2016) West
    ISBN: 978 0 314 26701 6
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6101 - LLM Legal Writing (Lee)

  • McGregor, Adams, Guide to U.S. Legal Analysis and Communications (Wolters Kluwer 2d edition, 2015)
    ISBN: 978-1454841562
  • The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (20th edition)
    ISBN: 978-0-692-40019-7
  • Welcome to Moritz and to LLM Legal Writing! Please note that these books were previously assigned in LLM Legal Writing, so used copies may be locally available for purchase.

6103 - Law 1 (Kelly)

  • Beazley & Smith, Legal Writing for Legal Readers
    ISBN: 9781454847182
  • Barger, ALWD Guide to Legal Citation, 6th Edition
    ISBN: 9781454887768
  • Please purchase the most recent edition of the required texts.

6103 - Law 1 (Ziegler)

  • •Mary Beth Beazley and Monte Smith, Legal Writing for Legal Readers. Wolters Kluwer, 2014
    ISBN: 978-1-4548-4718-2
  • •The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation, 20th ed.
    ISBN: 978-0-692-40019-7
  • Sara Sampson, Katherine L. Hall, and Carolyn Broering-Jacobs, Ohio Legal Research. Carolina Academic Press, 2015
    ISBN: 978-1-61163-749-6

6103 - Law 1 (Mattson)

  • •Christine Coughlin, et al., A Lawyer Writes: A Practical Guide to Legal Analysis (2d ed. 2013).
    ISBN: 978-1-61163-397-9
  • •The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (Columbia Law Review Ass’n et al. eds., 20th ed. 2015).
    ISBN: 978-0-69240-019-7

6103 - Law 1 (Sampson)

  • Legal Writing for Legal Readers
    ISBN: 978-1454847182
  • The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation
    ISBN: 978-0692400197
  • Ohio Legal Research, Second Edition (Carolina Academic Press 2015)
    ISBN: 978-1611637496
  • You may subscribe to the Bluebook's online version in lieu of purchasing the print version. Details are at https://www.legalbluebook.com/.

6103 - Law 1 (Azyndar)

  • Christine Coughlin, et al., A Lawyer Writes: A Practical Guide to Legal Analysis (2d ed. 2013).
    ISBN: 978-1-61163-397-9
  • The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (Columbia Law Review Ass’n et al. eds., 20th ed. 2015).
    ISBN: 978-0-69240-019-7
  • You may subscribe to the Bluebook's online version in lieu of purchasing the print version. Details are at https://www.legalbluebook.com/.

6103 - Law 1 (Ralph)

  • Christine Coughlin, et al., A Lawyer Writes: A Practical Guide to Legal Analysis (2d ed. 2013).
    ISBN: 9781611633979
  • Amy E. Sloan, Researching the Law: Finding What You Need When You Need It (2d ed. 2017).
    ISBN: 9781454886495
  • The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (Columbia Law Review Ass’n et al. eds., 20th ed. 2015).
    ISBN: 9780692400197

6103 - Law 1 (Sherowski)

  • Christine Coughlin, et al., A Lawyer Writes: A Practical Guide to Legal Analysis (2d ed. 2013)
    ISBN: 978-1611633979
  • ALWD Guide to Legal Citation, 6th ed.
    ISBN: 9781454887768

6103 - Law 1 (Enns)

  • Beazley & Smith Legal Writing for Legal Readers (Wolters Kluwer 2014)and Barger ALWD Guide to Legal Citation (Wolters Kluwer 6th ed. 2017)
    ISBN: 978-1-4548-9210-6
  • The two texts are bundled together at a 20% discount. These texts may be purchased individually, as well.

6103 - Law 1 (Settineri)

  • 1. Mary Beth Beazley & Monte Smith, Legal Writing for Legal Readers (2014)
  • 2. The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (Columbia Law Review Ass’n et al. eds, 20th ed. 2015)
  • A law dictionary
  • Additional Resources: Students may wish to consult the following texts: 1. Amy E. Sloan, Researching the Law: Finding What You Need When You Need It (2014) and/or 2. Bryan A. Garner, The Redbook: A Manual on Legal Style (3d Ed. 2013). Copies of both texts are on reserve in the Moritz Law Library.

6103 - Law 1 (Cooper)

  • Mary Beth Beazley & Monte Smith, Legal Writing for Legal Readers (2014)
    ISBN: 978-1-4548-4718-2
  • The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (20th ed. 2015)
    ISBN: 978-0-692-40019-7

6109 - Torts (Colker)

  • Prosser, Wade, and Schwartz's Torts: Cases and Materials
    ISBN: 978-1-609030-407-2
  • The American Law Institute, A Concise Statement of Torts (3rd Edition 2013)
    ISBN: 978-0-314-61671-5
  • If you would like to buy supplementary material, I would recommend The American Law Institute, A Concise Restatement of Torts (3rd Edition 2013). It is not a required text but you may find it useful. It is listed above but it is optional. There will be no required reading from that source.

6109 - Torts (Chamallas)

  • Franklin, Rabin, Green & Geistfeld, Tort Law & Alternatives, 10th ed.
  • A Concise Restatement of Torts, Third Edition (compiled by Ellen Bublick), 2013

6109 - Torts (Cole)

  • Prosser, Wade, and Schwartz's Torts Cases and Materials
    ISBN: 978-1-60930-407-2

6115 - Civil Procedure 1 (Deason)

  • Cross, Abramson, & Deason, Civil Procedure: Cases, Problems, and Exercises (4th Ed. West Publishing 2016)
    ISBN: 978-1-63460-017-0
  • Cross, Abramson, & Deason, 2017 Supplement to Civil Procedure: Cases, Problems, and Exercises (2017)
    ISBN: 978-1-68328-770-4

6115 - Civil Procedure 1 (Tokaji)

  • Yeazell & Schwartz, Civil Procedure (9th ed. 2016)
    ISBN: 9781454868347
  • Yeazell & Schwartz, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure with Selected Statutes, Cases and Other Materials (2017)
    ISBN: 9781454882633
  • The casebook, Yeazell & Schwartz, Civil Procedure (9th ed. 2016), is REQUIRED. The supplement, Yeazell & Schwartz, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure with Selected Statutes, Cases and Other Materials (2017), is NOT required. The federal rules, statutes, and other materials are available online. If you prefer to have a print version, you may purchase the supplement or another published version of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (which you may be able to find at a lower price elsewhere). Additional materials will be posted on Westlaw's TWEN service.

6115 - Civil Procedure 1 (Greenbaum)

  • Friedenthal, Miller, Sexton & Hershkoff, Civil Procedure (2013 11th ed.) [WEST]
    ISBN: 978-0-314-28016-9
  • Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (2017 edition) [Michigan Legal Publishing Ltd.]
    ISBN: 13: 978-1-942842-10-1
  • Gerald M. Stern, The Buffalo Creek Disaster (Vintage Books 2008)
    ISBN: 978-0307388490
  • Supplemental materials I prepared will be available on TWEN late summer.

6115 - Civil Procedure 1 (Caust-Ellenbogen)

  • Civil Procedure, Cases and Materials by Friedenthal. 11th Edition.
    ISBN: 9780314280169
  • Federal Rules of Civil Procedure 2017. 18th Edition.
    ISBN: 9781683285083

6127 - Criminal Law (Federle)

  • Dressler & Garvey, Criminal Law Cases and Materials (7th ed.)(2016)
    ISBN: 978-1-62810-205-5
  • Dressler, Understanding Criminal Law (7th ed.)(2015)
    ISBN: 978-1-6328-3864-3
  • Understanding Criminal Law is a recommended but not required text.

6127 - Criminal Law (Simmons)

  • Dressler and Garvey's Cases and Materials on Criminal Law, 7th
    ISBN: 9781628102055
  • Robinson's Criminal Law Case Studies, 5th
    ISBN: 9781628101591

6127 - Criminal Law (Akbar)

  • Dressler & Garvey, Cases and Materials on Criminal Law
    ISBN: 978-1-62810-205-5
  • Dressler, Understanding Criminal Law
    ISBN: 978-1-6328-3864-3
  • Stevenson, Just Mercy
    ISBN: 978-0812984965
  • Understanding Criminal Law will help you understand the material in the course, but it is not required. You can also use the copies available in the library.

6127 - Criminal Law (Berman)

  • Criminal Law: Cases and Materials (8th Edition Aspen Casebooks) by John Kaplan, Robert Weisberg, Guyora Binder
    ISBN: 9781454868217

7003 - Appellate Advocacy (Smith)

  • Beazley, A Practical Guide To Appellate Advocacy (Wolters Kluwer 4th ed. 2014)
    ISBN: 9781454830962
  • You will need a citation manual: Bluebook or ALWD

7006 - Advanced Legal Writing (Ralph)

  • Mary Barnard Ray & Barbara J. Cox, Beyond the Basics (3d ed. 2012)
    ISBN: 9780314271662
  • Joseph M. Williams & Joseph Bizup, Style: Lessons in Clarity & Grace (12th ed. 2017).
    ISBN: 978-0134080413
  • You will also need a citation manual (either Bluebook or ALWD).

7106 - Legal Negotiations and Settlements (Stulberg)

  • Fisher, Ury & Patton, Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In; Penguin Book; 3d ed. 2011
    ISBN: 978-0-14-311875-6
  • Wiggins & Lowry (eds), Negotiation and Settlement Advocacy: A Book of Readings (2d ed); ThomsonWest; 2005
    ISBN: 0-314-14728-4

7124 - Intl Dispute Resolution (Quigley)

  • O'Connell, International Dispute Resolution (2d ed. 2012)
    ISBN: 978-1-59460-904-6

7127 - Dispute System Design Workshop (Stulberg)

  • Rogers, Bordone, Sander &McEwen; Designing Systems and Processes for Managing Disputes; WoltersKluwer
    ISBN: 978-1-4548-0818-3
  • Nolan-Haley; Alternative Dispute Resolution in a Nutshell (4th ed.)
    ISBN: -13 - 978-0314285324

7200 - Business Associations (Rose)

  • Corporations: A Contemporary Approach, 2d (Interactive Casebook Series) 2nd Edition by Alan Palmiter (Author), Frank Partnoy (Author)
    ISBN: 978-0314284044

7200 - Business Associations (Oesterle)

  • Klein, Ramseyer, and Bainbridge's Business Associations, Cases and Materials on Agency, Partnerships, LLCs & Corporations. 9th edition.
    ISBN: 9781609303495

7204 - Business Basics for Lawyers (Oesterle)

  • No book. Syllabus will be posted on TWEN.

7209 - Accounting & Finance for Lawyers (Starker)

  • Lawrence A. Cunningham, Introductory Accounting for Lawyers
    ISBN: 978-0314290151
  • You likely will also need to purchase a downloadable "Coursepack" from Harvard Business School Publishing at some point during the semester.

7210 - Business Bankruptcy (Hoffman Jr.)

  • The Law of Debtors and Creditors: Text, Cases, and Problems (Wolters Kluwer, 7th edition 2014)
    ISBN: 9781454891420
  • Bankruptcy & Article 9: 2017 Statutory Supplement
  • The ISBN above is for the bundle of both textbook and supplement. Ordering the bundle saves money.

7214 - Contracts II (Rub)

  • The Modern Law of Contracts by Bruce Frier and J.J. White
    ISBN: 0314265465
  • Selections for Contracts: 2016 Edition (Selected Statutes)
    ISBN: 1634602951
  • Additional materials will be posted on TWEN.

7218 - Small Business Finance (Garvin)

  • Duplicated materials

7230 - Intl Business Transactions (Chow)

  • International Business Transactions Bundle: Chow 3e and Doc Supp
    ISBN: 9781454870371

7300 - Commercial Paper (Verdun)

  • Problems and Materials on Payment Law w/Supplement. 10th Edition. Bundle.
    ISBN: 9781454893288

7309 - Secured Transactions (Johnson)

  • BUNDLE Problems and Cases on Secured Transactions, Third Edition + E&E for Secured Transactions, Sixth Edition
    ISBN: 9781454892120

7310 - Transactional Practice (Starker)

  • Charles M. Fox, Working with Contracts: What Law School Doesn’t Teach You (2d ed.)
    ISBN: 978-1402410604
  • If the book is not available at the bookstore it is at Amazon for around $20. The text is also available for free on Bloomberg Law. Given the low cost, I think a hard copy is preferable.

7401 - Forensic Mental Health Law (Smith/Stinson)

  • No textbook.

7409 - Criminal Procedure: Adjudication (Michaels)

  • Criminal Procedure, Prosecuting Crime 6th edition. Joshua Dressler and George C. Thomas III West
    ISBN: 9781634603287
  • Criminal Procedure, Principles, Policies and Perspectives, 6th edition, Joshua Dressler and George C. Thomas III West
    ISBN: 9781634603164
  • You should purchase ONLY ONE of the two books listed above. The first one listed is the cheaper, lighter, softback that only covers this course, Criminal Procedure: Adjudication. The second book (with identical page numbers for our purposes) covers this class AND Criminal Procedure: Investigation and is the book that Professor Squires will be using for that class in the Sp. '18 semester. Thus, if you are taking both classes, the second book may be your choice. NOTE: In both cases, this is the SIXTH EDITION.

7603 - Family Law (Spindelman)

  • Family Law by J. Areen and M. Spindelman. 6th Edition
    ISBN: 9781609300548
  • Family Law Supplement 2017

7712 - International Law (Helal)

  • International Law 7th edition by Shaw, Malcolm N. (2014)
    ISBN: 978-1107612495 or 1107612
  • International Law, Malcolm shaw (Cambridge University Press 7th ed) https://www.amazon.com/International-Law-Malcolm-N-Shaw/dp/1107612497/ref=pd_sbs_14_img_0?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=QEA18EYEXCRS83Y4H090

7803 - Trademark (Wilson)

  • Trademarks and Unfair Competition: Law and Policy, 4th Edition by Dinwoodie & Janis
    ISBN: 9781454827825

7807 - National Security Law (Rudesill)

  • James E. Baker, In the Common Defense (2007)
    ISBN: 978-0-521-87763-3

7809 - Patent Law (Choi)

  • Craig A. Nard, The Law of Patents, Fourth Edition
    ISBN: 9781454875727

7814 - International IP (Chow)

  • Daniel C.K. Chow and Edward Lee, International Intellectual Property West 2d edition 2016
    ISBN: 978-0-314-20762-3

7815 - Intro to Intellectual Property (Choi)

  • Lydia Pallas Loren & Joseph Scott Miller, Intellectual Property Law: Cases & Materials
  • E-book available at semaphorepress.com; print copy available at amazon.com. Please see syllabus for additional details.

8000 - Trial Practice (Sargus)

  • Modern Trial Advocacy. 4th Ed., by Lubet.
    ISBN: 9781601563316
  • Problems in Trial Advocacy. 13th Ed., by Bocchino.
    ISBN: 9781601563514

8000 - Trial Practice (Sargus)

  • Modern Trial Advocacy by Lubet. 4th Ed.
    ISBN: 9781601563316
  • Problems in Trial Advocacy by Bocchino. 13th Ed.
    ISBN: 9781601563514

8103 - Labor Law (Hébert)

  • Harris, Slater, Lofaso, and Garden, Modern Labor Law in the Private and Public Sectors (2d edition. Carolina Academic Press 2016).
    ISBN: 978-1-6328-4963-2
  • Harris, Slater, Lofaso, and Garden, Modern Labor Law in the Private and Public Sectors: Documentary Supplement (2d edition 2016)
    ISBN: 978-1-63284-996-3

8189.03 - Criminal Prosecution Clinic (Merritt/Conway)

  • Richard Crawford & Charlotte Morris, The Persuasive Edge (Lawyers & Judges Publishing Co, Second Edition, 2011)
    ISBN: 978-1933264998
  • Angela J. Davis, Arbitrary Justice (Oxford U Press 2009)
    ISBN: 978-0195384734
  • Both of these books are available in inexpensive ($9.99) ebook form. Feel free to purchase the ebook, paperback, or hardcover. You should also purchase a copy of the Criminal Prosecution Clinic "Rules & Statutes" Book from the Registrar.

8189.05 - Legislation Clinic (Huefner/Enns)

  • Class materials consist of three spiral-bound sets of materials. They will be available for purchase from the Registrar beginning Wednesday, Aug. 16. The first one is the Procedures Manual, with Readings I and Readings II as the other volumes.

8189.07 - Mediation Clinic (Cole/Froehlich)

  • Goldberg, Sander, Rogers, Cole, Dispute Resolution: Negotiation, Mediation, Arbitration, and Other Processes
    ISBN: 978-0-7355-0710-4

8200 - Evidence (Simmons)

  • Merritt and Simmons's Learning Evidence: From the Federal Rules to the Courtroom, 3d edition
    ISBN: 9781628101003

8212 - Pretrial Litigation (Lazear)

  • Thomas A. Mauet & David Marcus, Pretrial (9th Ed. 2015)
    ISBN: 9781454856337

8215 - Remedies (Garvin)

  • •Douglas Laycock, Modern American Remedies: Cases and Materials, 4th ed. (Aspen Publishers 2010)
    ISBN: ISBN: 978-0-7355-7201-0
  • •Douglas Laycock, 2017 Supplement to Modern American Remedies: Cases and Materials, 4th ed.
    ISBN: 9781454882541
  • Do NOT purchase the concise fourth edition of the casebook.

8303 - Immigration Law (Bittner)

  • Aleinikoff, Martin, Motomura, and Fullerton's Immigration and Nationality Laws of the United States: Selected Statutes, Regulations and Forms, 2016
    ISBN: 9781634607841
  • Immigration and Citizenship: Process and Policy, 8th. By Aleinikoff, Martin, Motomura, Fullerton, and Stumpf
    ISBN: 9781634599283

8306 - Administrative Law (Shane)

  • Mashaw, Merrill, Shane, et al., Administrative Law: The American Public Law System (7th ed. 2014)
    ISBN: 9780314285447
  • In addition to the Mashaw, Merrill & Shane text, there is a volume of Administrative Law Supplementary Readings to be picked up at the Copy Center.

8309 - Environmental Law (Carlarne)

  • Doremus, Lin and Rosenberg's Environmental Policy Law, 6th
    ISBN: 9781609301736

8312 - Election Law (Foley)

  • Foley, Pitts & Douglas, Election Law and Litigation: The Judicial Regulation of Politics (2014 Aspen)
    ISBN: 9788-0-7355-6999-7
  • Douglas & Mazo, Election Law Stories (Foundation 2016)
    ISBN: 978-1634604338

8403 - Ethical Issues (Laughlin Jr.)

  • No book. Everything will be distributed and explained at first class.

8406 - Professional Responsibility (Coughlan/Kettlewell)

  • There will be two sets of copied materials for purchase from the registrar office. The cost is $55 ($20 & $35).

8409 - Professional Responsibility (Greenbaum)

  • Lerman & Schrag, Ethical Problems in the Practice of Law (4th ed. 2016) [Wolters Kluwer]
    ISBN: 978-1-4548-6304-5
  • Lisa G. Lerman, Philip G. Schrag, and Anjum Gupta, Ethical Problems in the Practice of Law: Model Rules, State Variations, and Practice Questions (2017 and 2018 edition) [Wolters Kluwer],
    ISBN: 13: 978-1-4548-7532
  • (1) Duplicated materials will be available on TWEN. (2) While the second book, which contains the Model Rules of Professional Conduct, is the recommended compilation of the Model Rules, any up-to-date version of the Model Rules will do. (3) You can buy the two books as a bundle for a discount. The ISBN is 9781454879497

8700 - Federal Income Tax (Glogower)

  • Federal Income Taxation, Principles and Policies (University Casebook Series) 7th Edition
    ISBN: 978-1609301835
  • Selected Federal Taxation Statutes and Regulations, 2018 with Motro Tax Map
    ISBN: 9781683288077

8706 - State and Local Tax (TBA)

  • State and Local Taxation by Richard Pomp. 8th Edition.
    ISBN: 9781943848676

8709 - Wills Trusts & Estates (Segelken)

  • Wills, Trusts, and Estates 10e by Sitkoff/Dukeminier
    ISBN: 9781454876427

8889 - Entertainment and Media Law (Wennersten)

  • Oster, Jan, European and International Media Law, Cambridge University Press, 2017.
    ISBN: 978-1-107-62076-6
  • Hardback ISBN 978-1-107-02658-2. Above ISBN is paperback version. The readings will also consists of cases, statutory materials, law review articles, book chapters and newspaper articles.

8896.11 - Sem: International Criminal Law (Quigley)

  • There is no casebook or materials to be purchased. Participants will be assigned sub-topics for class sessions and will be expected to research and report on those sub-topics.

8896.13 - Sem: Tax Policy (Glogower)

  • Taxing Ourselves (5th Edition Paperback)
    ISBN: 9780262533171

8896.52 - Sem: US Sup Ct Dec (Sutton)

  • Scalia, A Matter of Interpretation: Federal Courts and the Law, Princeton University Press, 1997
    ISBN: 978-0-691-02630-5
  • Breyer, Making Our Democracy Work: A Judge's View, Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 2011
    ISBN: 978-0-307-39083-7

8896.57 - Sem: Health Care Agreements and Transactions (Grauer)

  • Fundamentals of Health Law, Sixth Edition
    ISBN: 9781630442187

8896.58 - Sem: Progressive Era & Its Contemporary Relevance (Foley)

  • A Government by the People: Direct Democracy in America, 1890-1940 | Edition: 1 by Thomas Goebel
    ISBN: 9780807853610
  • Buying the Vote: A History of Campaign Finance Reform. By Robert E. Mutch
    ISBN: 9780199340002
  • Century of Struggle: The Woman's Rights Movement in the United States, Enlarged Edition | Edition: 3
    ISBN: 9780674106536
  • The American Direct Primary: Party Institutionalization and Transformation in the North
    ISBN: 9780521109727

8896.60 - Sem: Transitional Justice (Fernandez)

  • Reading materials will be available for purchase from Laura Dean.

8950 - DPIR: Intro to Mergers & Acquisitions (Simpson)

  • Duplicated materials will be made available.

8950 - DPIR: Corp Governance Law (Sandman)

  • Copied materials will be made available.

8953 - Capstone: The China Connection (Miller)

  • No textbook required. Instructor will provide materials.