In a string of “via” attributions that include Scott Greenfield, BoingBoing, and a slow Friday on the Internet, I only just became aware of probably the coolest law “textbook” ever created: The Illustrated Guide to Criminal Law. It’s also a blog drawn by Nathaniel Burney, a New York criminal defense lawyer, who I followed on Twitter right away.

Here is how it begins:

This is way cooler than that illustrated amicus brief everybody freaked out about last week. That was pretty cool, don’t get me wrong. But this!

It also comes in book form!