Updated July 25, 2018 by Melissa Harr

The 10 Best Pre-Law Textbooks

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We spent 23 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top picks for this wiki. Students interested in becoming lawyers are often surprised to learn that pre-law isn’t a common major and, in fact, many top colleges don’t offer it as such. But don’t worry, because you can still prepare yourself to pursue a J.D. with a full program of reading and associated courses. Our selection of textbooks and law-related works will get you started on the right foot. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best pre-law textbook on Amazon.

10. Thinking Like a Lawyer

9. Justice: What’s the Right Thing to Do?

8. In Cold Blood

6. One L

5. A Rulebook for Arguments

4. Law School Confidential

3. Getting to Maybe

2. Law 101

1. A Critical Thinking Approach


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Last updated on July 25, 2018 by Melissa Harr

Melissa is a writer, editor, and EFL educator from the U.S. She's worked in the field since earning her B.A. in 2012, during which time she's judged fiction contests, taught English in Asia, and authored e-courses about arts and crafts. In her free time, she likes to make stuff out of sticks and string.


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