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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She went on to become dean of University of Miami School of Law. While not necessary, Llewellyn’s eloquent prose shapes the legal field in a way in which allows the reader to engage with what he has to say, and, for myself at least, energizes one to study harder, and really immerse oneself in the legal realm. 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.

Not a date or stuffy writing style. Its first edition began as a collection from a series of introductory lectures Jun 22, Michael rated it it was ok.

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Derek rated it did not like it Aug 30, Llewellyn was a distinguished legal scholar and professor of law, teaching at Columbia and the University of Chicago. 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. He places this work into the modern classroom and explains its context and current value to law students and lawyers, as well as changes to legal education since the book first was released.


Karl Llewellyn was born on May 22,in Seattlebut grew up in Brooklyn.

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It seems that Karl Llewellyn was more of a legal realist, which makes for interesting perspectives, esp I lleeellyn this book in preparation for law school. A perfect student’s guide of what to expect in law school Karl N.

Choose your country or region Close. A must for the pre-1L’s. Account Options Sign in. Return to Book Page. Of greater interest to me were Prof. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Very dense in places, and I had to 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.

Journal of Legal Studies. Paperbackpages. I wouldn’t consider this book a must-read as many do, but it is definitely informational and an interesting perspective.

The Bramble Bush

Lists with This Book. Waggoner and Nathan C. Moreover, the steps of a legal dispute, from arguments to verdict, to opinion, to review, to appeal, to opinion have changed little in their significance or their substance. He does also ta Pretty good book. West’s Encyclopedia of American Law.


Modiglian rated it it was amazing Feb 10, Jan 10, Sreetharan Vallithan rated it it was amazing Shelves: Other editions – View all The Bramble Bush: Its ebook formats feature active contents, linked notes, and even embedded page numbers from the previous, classic print editions—for continuity llewellun assignment and referencing.

To purchase, visit your bramblr ebook provider. It began as a collection from a series of introductory lectures given by legal legend Karl Llewellyn to new law students at Columbia University.

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Although laws change every year, disputes between people haven’t altered all that much since Llewellyn first penned The Bramble Bushand the process of moving from private dispute to legal conflict still follows the patterns he described.

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