Time Management

Time Management Tips: Tips for how best to use and organize your time.

Weekly Schedule: A template to create a weekly schedule. Creating a schedule can be a highly effective tool in managing the law school workload.

Case Briefing

Sample briefs: contracts, criminal law, property, torts


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


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 exam.

Post-Exam Debrief

How to Learn from Past Exams: Tips on how to learn from past exams to improve your performance going forward.