Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Newcastle University

University Library

Subject support guide

Your subject-specific guide to using library resources.

Library Search

Law in Literature

A guide to complement the Law in Literature collection housed in the Law Library

An image of the Law in Literature logo.

Welcome to the Law in Literature Collection
 

Law in Literature at Newcastle University is a collection of novels, short stories, graphic novels, poetry, films, plays that all relate to Law.

The collection was built in collaboration with Law School staff and students to help encourage reading for pleasure, broaden literary awareness, and highlight interdisciplinary study. You will find a diverse range of voices and stories within this collection, and a range of themes from human rights to A.I., crime to legal ethics, and more...

"You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view - until you climb into his skin and walk around in it." - Atticus Finch in Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird.

If you would like to recommend a book or film, or would like to suggest a "Law School Pick", please get in touch.

Explore the Collection
 

Browse the Collection:

The Law in Literature collection can be found in the Law Library's Reference Room.

Search the Collection:

Take a look at our collection on Library Search.

Law and Literature Highlights - Graphic Novels
 
book cover
book cover
book cover
book cover
book cover
book cover
book cover
book cover
book cover
book cover
book cover
book cover
2020 Reading Challenge
 

reading challenge poster