THE BRAmBLE BusH. By K. N. Llewellyn. New York: Oceana Publications,. Pp. $ THAT Karl Llewellyn has for thirty years chosen to be a. 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.

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Another “strongly recommended” read by UH Law Center. Llewellyn epitomized the realist view when he wrote that what judgeslawyersand law enforcement officers “do about disputes is, to my mind, the law itself” Bramble Bushp.

He studied under Arthur Linton Corbinwhose influence on him was profound. Nathan Hopkins rated it really liked it Aug 17, Ebook This title is available as an ebook. Lists with This Book.

In addition, a basic version of this classic work, in modern and accurate ebook formats but without the introduction and notes by Professor Macaulay, is also bramvle for download:.

Aug 07, Christian rated it it was ok Shelves: Very dense in places, and I had thr take it in small doses, but it was very informative and answered some questions that I had begun to wonder about, and other questions I didn’t know to ask.

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It contains timeless advice on studying law and what aids we can employ to to help us to understand law better. 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. Part of what made this older text more interesting to me was that the speaker was addressing the topic before it was painted, or tainted by contemporary politics.


I can see why this book is on so many recommended reading lists put out by the Law Schools. A must for the pre-1L’s. Of greater interest to me were Prof.

As a member of a general audience rather than the targeted audience, I liked what Professor LLewllyn has to say.

And thanks to our antiquated, conservative profession, not much has changed since the s! The premier read for first year law students.

A perfect student’s guide of what to expect in law school Karl N. Pierre rated it liked it Aug 18, As they are lectures from andthe language is at times hard to follow, but notes by the editor have cleared up much of the confusing parts.

To suggest that the study of law should focus on how and why judges and officials and lawyers in the real world actually behave in our legal system! On the other hand, I found the language rather dense and the book an overall chore to get through. To suggest that law is not simply an arid matrix of rules and theories and principles!

Essentially, the first week of law school’s lectures. Other editions – View all The Bramble Bush: Matthew Stortz rated it really liked it Jun 11, You will greatly benefit if you let Professor Llewellyn with Professor Sheppard’s essential assistance take you by the hand lldwellyn this journey. Llewellyn died in Chicago of a heart attack on February 13, Basic, unannotated edition of the ebook is shown right.

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Simply put, Macaulay writes, this “is a book that anyone interested in law schools or law should read. Compared with traditional jurisprudenceknown as legal formalismLlewellyn and the legal realists proposed that the facts and gush of specific cases comprised the law, rather than logical reasoning from bramblle rules. Llewellyn introduces students to what the law is, how to read cases, how to prepare for For over seventy years, there has been one book that law students have read to prepare for what they were about to encounter.


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Christopher rated it liked it Jan 02, No trivia or quizzes yet. Not a date llewe,lyn stuffy writing style. But it is also about education, life and how we as a society get along.

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For over seventy years, there has been one book that law students have read to prepare for what they were about to encounter.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Renowned as a scholar in many fields, he was a principal author of the Uniform Commercial Code, bramb,e nationwide system of commercial law still followed throughout the United States. 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.