Karl Nickerson Llewellyn (May 22, – February 13, ) was a prominent American The Bramble Bush: On Our Law and Its Study (), written. The Bramble Bush has ratings and 13 reviews. Phrodrick said: The Bramble Bush is a collection of lectures given by Karl N. Llewellyn to incoming law. Using Bramble Bush author Karl Llewellyn as a guide, it strives to make three points. One, Depression-era critics of law school called for.

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The process of immersing yourself in the law and training yourself to conduct exhaustive research is brable philosophy that more of us should embrace. Llewellyn’s tone is wandering and philosophical in nature and while that could be frustrating to some, it made the book all the more enjoyable, in my opinion. Trivia About The Bramble Bush In its intended purpose, instructions for incoming law students, it may be dated but it seems valuable.

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One person found this helpful. Modiglian rated it it was amazing Feb 10, On Our Btamble and Its Study. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. Its first edition began as a collection from a series of introductory lectures Quid Pro Books Amazon. The Basicsalso published by Oxford University Press.

Understanding and Mastering The Bluebook: Llewellyn introduces students to what the law is, how to read cases, how to prepare for class, and how justice in the real world relates to the law. On the other hand, I found the language rather dense and the book an overall chore to get through. Paperbackpages.


To be sure, Llewellyn believed in law school and legal education, and in dreaming big about a life in the law. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Essentially, the first week of law school’s lectures. They remain excellent bysh for current students to consider and implement in their own journey into the law.

The Bramble Bush

Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. One can finish it within 9 days. Llewellynn at Columbia, Llewellyn became one of the major legal scholars of his day.

Moreover, this is a carefully proofread and presented edition, lacking the errors and scanning mistakes of other presses’ editions in print. As guidance for serious minded thinkers beyond a law school settlingThe Bramble Bush still has much to tell. As the title entails, the book is a collection of lectures given to prospective law school students about studying the law.

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You will greatly benefit if you let Professor Llewellyn with Professor Sheppard’s essential assistance take you by the hand for this journey. Not popular reading, but thought provoking, and since it is from a series of lectures given in the ‘s, it is a classic.

Quid Pro BooksApr 24, – Law – pages. A must read for law students who are about to embark on to their legal education and current law students who are already on their course on becoming lawyers. He says “what these officials do about disputes is, to my mind, the law itself”.


Law school is a bramble bush. Contact Information Complete contact information for Quid Pro can be found here. Llewellyn introduces students to what the law is, how to read cases, how to prepare for class, and how justice in the real world relates to the law.

Llewellyn joined the Columbia Law School faculty inwhere he remained untilwhen he was appointed professor of the University of Chicago Law School. This book provides foundational information that is key to understanding the study of case law and the workings of the the American brambel system. Matthew Stortz rated it really liked it Jun 11, For over seventy years, there has been one book that law students have read to prepare for what they were about to encounter.

Customers who viewed this item also viewed. I wouldn’t consider this book a must-read as many do, but it is definitely informational and an interesting perspective.

None of this information is typically or necessarily part of enacted law. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. He does also ta Pretty good book.

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