2016 1L Reading Group Program

Professor Peter Alces
Book: Adrian Raine, The Anatomy of Violence: The Biological Roots of Crime

Judge Judith Barzilay
Book: Robert Zausner, Two Boys, Divided by Fortune, United by Tragedy: A True Story of the Pursuit of Justice

Professor Jeffrey Bellin and Professor Adam Gershowitz
Book: Alice Goffman, On the Run: Fugitive Life in an American City

Professor Aaron Bruhl
Book: David R. Dow, The Autobiography of an Execution

Professor Nancy Combs
Book: Jane Mayer, The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How the War on Terror Turned Into a War on American Ideals

Dean Davison Douglas
Book: Danielle Allen, Our Declaration: A Reading of the Declaration of Independence in Defense of Equality

Professor Jennifer Franklin
Book: Anthony Lewis, Gideon’s Trumpet

Professor Michael Green
Book: Jonathan Harr, A Civil Action

Professor Vivian Hamilton
Book: Ta-Nehisi Coates, Between the World and Me

Vice Dean Laura Heymann
Book: Michael J. Sandel, Justice: What’s the Right Thing to Do?

Professor Eric Kades
Book: Thomas Piketty, Capital in the Twenty-First Century (Parts I and II and Selections from Part III)

Professor Stacy Kern-Scheerer
Book: Rebecca Traister, All the Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation

Professor Thomas McSweeney
Book: Natalie Zemon Davis, The Return of Martin Guerre

Professor Nathan Oman
Book: Sarah Barringer Gordon, The Mormon Question: Polygamy and Constitutional Conflict in Nineteenth-Century America