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Prof. recommended books

Prof. recommended books
« on: July 16, 2007, 04:20:17 PM »
Today the list of books was made available and my civ pro prof recommended 6 extra books ( glannon guide to ci pro, law of fed crts, 2 different civ pro books, civ pro case book, and civ pro e & e), plus there are 5 required texts.  Should I get any of the recommended books?


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Re: Prof. recommended books
« Reply #1 on: July 16, 2007, 06:27:01 PM »
Glannon E&E is money.


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Re: Prof. recommended books
« Reply #2 on: July 23, 2007, 10:33:23 AM »
I made it a policy never to buy recommended books. My theory was that if they were really necessary I'd come to that conclusion during the semester and the necessary books would still be available by that time.

I never ended up buying a recommended book midsemester.

On the other hand, if you're going to buy a supplement anyway (like E and E or Gilberts) and one is specifically recommended by the prof (a rare occasion in law school) then, by all means, buy it because it is probably especially relevant.

Otherwise I wouldn't worry too much about it.