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Library Orientation: Starting Law School

Starting Law School


The Mecca


What to read?

Here are some selected titles that may be helpful during your time at the HUSL.  Feel free to take a look at our more detailed Suggested Reading List which may offer some additional materials you might want to add to your collection. 


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  • Simple Justice: The History of Brown v. Board of Education and Black America's Struggle for Equality (2nd Floor Reference, KF4155 .K55 2004)

  • Dear Sisters, Dear Daughters: Strategies for Success from Multicultural Women Attorneys (3rd Floor Stacks, KF299 .M56 2009)

  • Reading Like a Lawyer: Time-Saving Strategies for Reading Law Like an Expert  (3rd Floor Stacks, KF283 .M398 2012)

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