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Hirsch relives the academic life, warts and all, in his memoir Office Hours

Even a cursory glance at today’s headlines reveals that higher education is in crisis. Tuition outpaces inflation, states slash budgets, graduation rates decline, and technology threatens to reshape everything. Universities continue to crank out new PhDs, but many will become poorly paid members of a secondary, adjunct labor force teaching most of today’s college courses. [...]

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Yale Law Journal, March ‘16: Municipal bankruptcy, professional speech, insider trading, and reproductive rights

This issue of the Yale Law Journal (the fifth issue of academic year 2015-2016) features articles and essays by notable scholars, as well as extensive student research. Contents include:
• “Governance Reform and the Judicial Role in Municipal Bankruptcy,” by Clayton P. Gillette & David A. Skeel, Jr.
• “Professional Speech,” by Claudia E. Haupt
• “Casey and [...]

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Harvard Law Review, Apr. ‘16, is special Developments in the Law issue, on Indian Law

The April 2016 issue is the annual Developments in the Law special issue. The topic of this extensive study is “Indian Law,” including specific focus on tribal executive branches, tribal authority to follow fresh pursuit onto non-tribal (state) land, reconsidering ICRA and rights, securing Native American voting rights, and indigenous people and extractive industries. In [...]

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Llewellyn’s Classic Guide to Law Study and 1L Advice, The Bramble Bush: features Introduction and notes by Stewart Macaulay

Written over 80 years ago, but highly relevant still, THE BRAMBLE BUSH is frequently and strongly recommended for students considering law school, just before starting, or early in the first semester. It began as introductory lectures by legal legend Karl Llewellyn to 1Ls at Columbia. It still speaks to law, legal reasoning, class prep, and exam skills–a classic for each new generation.
In new paperback, hardcover, Kindle, Apple & Nook. Introduced and annotated.

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