Textbooks

Reading assignments and syllabi will not be available until orientation.

  • Joshua Dressler, Cases and Materials on Criminal Law (6th ed. West Group, 2012).
  • Gertrude Block, Effective Legal Writing for Law Students and Lawyers (5th ed., 1999).
  • William Strunk Jr. and E.B. White, The Elements of Style, Allyn and Bacon (4th ed. 1999).
  • Richard C. Wydick, Plain English for Lawyers (5th ed., 2010).

Bookstore Hours

SSP textbooks may be purchased at the campus bookstore  or udmercy-law.bncollege.com. If you have conerns about purchasing textbooks, contact the bookstore general manager at (313) 596-0267.

Supplemental Reading

If you would like to read related material in the meantime, try:

Dennis J. Tonsing, 1000 Days to the Bar, Hein 2003.

Stropus and Taylor, Bridging the Gap Between College and Law School, Carolina Academic Press 2001.