Handouts

Scheduling

Weekly Schedule: a template for a week's worth of hour-by-hour scheduling for the hardcore planner.

Briefing

Sample briefs: contracts, criminal law, property, torts

IRAC

IRAC handout: The basics of IRAC (Issue Rule Analysis Conclusion).

Rule Synthesis: The basics of how to discern the rules from cases in order to construct a legal doctrine.

Note Taking

Abbreviations: A list of useful abbreviations for lectures.

Outlining

Handout #1: Outlining Generally

Handout #2: Open Book Exams

Handout #3: Closed Book Exams

Exam Taking

Exam Taking Handout: Tips on taking a law school examination.