Starting your legal library can be a daunting task. There are thousands of legal reference books out there, so where to begin?
Fred R. Shapiro has created a list of the 50 Most-Cited Legal Books. The list includes legal reference books most often cited in law review articles and social science journals. Check out these influential 10 “must-have” legal research books:
- Social Justice in the Liberal State by Bruce A. Ackerman
- And We are Not Saved: The Elusive Quest for Racial Justice by Derrick A. Bell, Jr.
- The Antitrust Paradox: A Policy at War with Itself by Robert H. Bork
- Regulation and Its Reform by Stephen G. Breyer
- Taking Rights Seriously by Ronald M. Dworkin
- Inside the Jury by Reid Hastie
- A Guide to Critical Legal Studies by Mark G. Kelman
- Feminism Unmodified: Discourses on Life and Law by Catharine A. MacKinnon
- Making All the Difference: Inclusion, Exclusion, and American Law by Martha L. Minow