reading case law quickly & effectively (law school)

at law school, reading cases and case law are key parts to studying. but it can also be super dense and time consuming so it makes life so much easier if you can skim cases. skimming takes a while to grasp and you need to know what to look out for when you’re skimming and… Continue reading reading case law quickly & effectively (law school)

"How to Read a Case" with UVA Law Professor Anne Coughlin

Professor Anne Coughlin explains how to read a case to first-year students during an event hosted by the Black Law Students Association. (Sept. 17, 2015, University of Virginia School of Law) source

What I Wish I'd Known When Starting Law School

**subtitles now available** As someone who didn’t have any lawyers in my family, beginning law school was a daunting process. After I chose Stanford, I spent the summer before 1L dithering and trying to prepare for this new phase in my life. Here are some things I wish I had known, including: 1. class skills… Continue reading What I Wish I'd Known When Starting Law School