Nathaniel Burney

is creating The Illustrated Guide to Law, a webcomic

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About

Hi! My name is Nathaniel Burney, and I make the Illlustrated Guide to Law webcomic. It's all about debunking myths and explaining complex ideas with a bunch of silly pictures. So far I've covered all of criminal law (stuff like entrapment, murder, conspiracy) and criminal procedure (search and seizure, confessions, etc.). Now I'm plugging away at Constitutional Law (all the hot-button social issues) and Terrorism (terrorism).

The comic's a lot of fun to create, but for me the best part is the "class participation" at the bottom of each page, where readers engage in fantastic discussions and debates. Although I write for a target audience of interested high school students, the comic's readership is wonderfully diverse—law students and librarians, philosophers and foresters, scientists and social workers—and they all contribute far more than I could on my own. The comic has gotten tons of praise from thinkers like Cory Doctorow and institutions like Harvard Law School, and was even included in a major exhibit of illustrated legal works throughout history!

By becoming a patron, you'll be playing a big role in keeping the comic going. This isn't my day job (though oh my god how awesome would that be), and the extra cash keeps the website running and and frees me up to put out the best work I can.

Patrons get various rewards, and I'm open to suggestions for other rewards you might like.

Thank you for your support, and keep on reading!
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70 of 200 patrons
I work on this in my free time, so updates can be irregular and sometimes far apart. But with this many patrons, no matter what my schedule, you'll be sure to get an update every week.
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By becoming a patron, you'll instantly unlock access to 354 exclusive posts
570
Images
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Poll
7
Writings
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Video

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