Top 5 Best Law Books

The Rule of Law

The Rule of Law was written by Tom Bingham who was formally a senior law lord.  The actual explanation of the rule of law also known as nomocracy  is how the law influences and instructs people how to behave and how this is used as an agent to manage societies behaviour and those behaviour of people in charge. Bingham examines this statement that is so often used but not clearly clarified. He describes the concept as being an understanding that sets out to give a fair and just society, and a government that works in the needs of people’s interest so that the country can flourish. Any rules must have foundations and he goes on to talk about eight conditions that build the essence of the concept.

 Letters to a Law Student

Law BooksNicholas McBride the writer of the book has set the book out almost as a guide book to any prospective law students. He writes the book in letter form, writing 20 letters to a student wishing to study law. It begins with that actual thought of studying law and goes through the stages of studying law finally ending with the prospective student gaining a law degree and thinking about what to do with the future. It gives an insight into how to go about studying law and how to become involved with what you are studying.

Learning the Law

Glenville Williams’ Learning the Law was first published in 1945 as law and society are on an everyday roller coaster of change, the book has been updated and is on its 15th edition. It is conceded a classic book on law but a must have for any students wishing to pursue such studies.  The book gives an overall over view of the law system in a clear and precise way enhancing the readers understanding of statues and underlines any misinterpretation of the law. It helps students prepare for exams along with understanding the different methods of research. The book can be kept as a guide to help those thinking of a future in law to those nearing the end of their studies.

What about Law

Catherine Bernard is a Professor of European Union Law and Employment Law who wrote this book along with fellow law enthusiasts to give a contradiction account of those who believe law to be rigid, a set of rules that must be learnt and abided by and as a subject dull.  Catherine Bernard cleverly shows how studying law can be one of the most fascinating subjects in the land as every part of one’s life is governed by it. Law filters to every corner of society and is fascinating and mind opening to the ways of society. The book introduces the law system and how it fundamentally works. It is based around a case study and allows the reader to learn the importance of argument and reasoning. How a lawyer should be subjective in thinking to build a critical view.

Eve was Framed

Baroness Helena Kennedy’s book is based on the discrimination of women in the legal profession and system.  She describes how law fences of women wanting to be part of the juridical system because of their gender and how it fails to accommodate the changing times and creates more diversity and social difference between men and women. Her book looks at how women are perceived in the justice system whether they are defendant, plaintiffs, witnesses or those who practice it and have formed a career in a profession considered as male dominated. Baroness Helena Kennedy QC is an inspirational figure who specialises I Human Rights.

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