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Admitted Students - University at Buffalo School of Law: Fall 2020 1L Textbooks

Last Updated: Oct 20, 2020 3:31 PM

Section U Textbooks

Please verify your section and instructor before making any purchases. The list in this box is for Section U students only. Books for Section B students can be found further down the page. This list will be continuously updated as information becomes available, so if there are no materials listed for a particular course please check back later. Textbooks are also available for purchase on campus at the University Bookstore, and at least 2 physical copies of each required coursebook will be available on the 5th floor of the Law Library for use in the library only during the Fall Semester.

Course Number Course Title & Section Instructor Textbooks
500 Legal Profession (MAC) MacDonald  
503 Contracts (UDI & UDI2) Dimick

Kelly & Ponte, Contract Law in Focus (2016) ISBN: 9781454878506

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505 Criminal Law (UBO) Boucai

Dressler & Garvey, Criminal Law: Cases and Materials (7th ed. 2015) ISBN: 978-1628102055 

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509 Torts (UFI) Finley

Vetri et al., Tort Law and Practice (6th ed. 2020) ISBN: 978-1531018474

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515 LAWR I (U1) McDuff

1. Coughlin et al., A Lawyer Writes: A Practical Guide to Legal Analysis (3d ed. 2018) ISBN: 978-1531008765

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2. Wydick, Plain English for Lawyers (6th ed. 2019) ISBN: 978-1531006990

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3. The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (21st ed. 2020) ISBN: 978-0578666150

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515 LAWR I (U2) Paskey

1. Coughlin et al., A Lawyer Writes: A Practical Guide to Legal Analysis (3d ed. 2018) ISBN: 978-1531008765 

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2. Romantz & Vinson, Legal Analysis: The Fundamental Skill (3d ed. 2020) ISBN: 978-1531011970

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3. Adelman, et al., New York Legal Research (4th ed. 2020) ISBN: 978-1531016661

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4. The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (21st ed. 2020) ISBN: 978-0578666150

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515 LAWR I (U3) Long

1. Coughlin et al., A Lawyer Writes: A Practical Guide to Legal Analysis (3d ed. 2018) ISBN: 978-1531008765 

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2. Cupples & Temple-Smith, Grammar, Punctuation & Style: A Quick Guide for Lawyers and Other Writers (2013) ISBN: 978-0314288073

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3. Strunk & White, The Elements of Style (4th ed. 1999) ISBN: 978-0205309023

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4. Garner, Black's Law Dictionary: Pocket Edition (5th ed. 2016) ISBN: 978-0314844897

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5. The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (21st ed. 2020) ISBN: 978-0578666150

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Section B Textbooks

Please verify your section and instructor before making any purchases. The list is for Section B students only. Books for Section U courses can be found above. This list will be continuously updated as information becomes available, so if there are no materials listed for a particular course please check back later. Textbooks are also available for purchase on campus at the University Bookstore, and at least 2 physical copies of each required coursebook will be available on the 5th floor of the Law Library for use in the library only during the Fall Semester.

 

Course Number Course Title & Section Instructor Textbooks
LAW 500 Legal Profession (MAC) MacDonald  
LAW 501 Civil Procedure (B12 & BB12) Bartholomew

1. Rowe et al., Civil Procedure (5th ed. 2020) ISBN: 978-1684670383

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2. Rowe et al., 2020 Supplement to Civil Procedure ISBN: 978-1684679539

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LAW 501 Civil Procedure (B3) Bernstein

1. Yeazell & Schwartz, Civil Procedure (10th ed. 2018) ISBN: 978-1454897880

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2. Glannon, Examples & Explanations: Civil Procedure (8th ed. 2018) ISBN: 978-1454894025

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LAW 503 Contracts (BWO) Wooten

1. Templin, Contracts: A Modern Coursebook (2d ed. 2019) ISBN: 978-1543804331

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2. Burton & Eisenberg, Contract Law: Selected Source Materials Annotated (2019 ed.) ISBN: 978-1642429305

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LAW 509 Torts (BBA) Barbas

Franklin et al., Tort Law and Alternatives (10th ed. 2016) ISBN: 978-1634593007

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LAW 515 LAWR I (B1) Reilly

1. Pollman & Stinson, Examples and Explanations: Legal Writing (3d ed. 2019) ISBN: 978-1454891222

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2. Olson, Legal Research in a Nutshell (13th ed. 2018) ISBN: 978-1640208049

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3. Barris, Understanding & Mastering the Bluebook (4th ed. 2020) ISBN: 978-1531019150

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4. The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (21st ed. 2020) ISBN: 978-0578666150

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LAW 515 LAWR I (B2) Odunsi

1. Coughlin et al., A Lawyer Writes: A Practical Guide to Legal Analysis (3d ed. 2018) ISBN: 978-1531008765

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2. Wydick, Plain English for Lawyers (6th ed. 2019) ISBN: 978-1531006990

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3. The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (21st ed. 2020) ISBN: 978-0578666150

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LAW 515 LAWR I (B3) Rowan

1. Coughlin et al., A Lawyer Writes: A Practical Guide to Legal Analysis (3d ed. 2018) ISBN: 978-1531008765

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2. Wydick, Plain English for Lawyers (6th ed. 2019) ISBN: 978-1531006990

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3. The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (21st ed. 2020) ISBN: 978-0578666150

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University Bookstore

The University Bookstore is located at 200 Lee Entrance, Buffalo, NY 14228. They will prepackage student book orders after fall books are available, which is usually sometime in July.

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