Are you looking for a fun and entertaining way to study for exams? Then check out Movie Therapy for Law Students (and Pre-Law, Paralegal, and Related Majors): Prepare for Law School, Final Exams, and the Bar Exam by Watching Movies! by Sonia Buck, which has just been added to the library’s popular reading collection.
The book analyzes over 35 movies, focusing on the substantive areas of law and the legal questions that the movies raise. The films range from classics like To Kill a Mockingbird and Inherit the Wind to newer movies like Michael Clayton and North Country. For each film, the author provides a summary of the plot; an analysis of the legal issues involved in the film, including the relevant black letter law; exam tips; and movie trivia.
The library has most of the films discussed in the book. For a full list of the library’s feature film titles, click here.