Summary of Basic American Legal Principles What follows are some of the fundamental principles that comprise the American legal system. Each of these is discussed in greater detail in this and other chapters of this book. They are summarized below in order to give the reader an overview of some of the basics of American common law.
Check with the reference librarians to receive the access code needed to set up an individual account before accessing the CALI lessons. Rather than just describing the various necessary study skills including case briefing, taking notes in class, and preparing exam outlines the book shows how these skills are interrelated and how an incoming student can practice them before coming to law school, making the transition from prospective to actual law student easier and as painless as possible.
Written in an informal and conversational tone, Coming to Law School shows incoming law students the benefits of coming to law school armed with strong study skills already in place and guides them through the process of getting ready for school with examples and exercises to clarify the points it raises.
The book also contains information about many practical issues, including the law school process, how to do well in a summer job, and taking the bar exam.
Although this is not a book about the law, it is designed to be a book that will help all law students get the most out of law school.
The author This book describes the day-to-day law school experience, discussing the subjects to be studied and the typical procedures that define the law school environment.
It also provides advicse on methods for taking useful lecture notes, developing effective study habits, doing library research, coping with tests, and handling the inevitable stresses that are a part of law school. In addition the author focuses on what is often elusive: Readers are introduced to every aspect of the legal system, from constitutional law and the litigation process to tort law, contract law, property law, and criminal law.
The author illuminates each discussion with many intriguing, outrageous, and infamous cases, from the scalding coffee case that cost McDonald's half a million dollars, to the sensational murder trial in Victorian London that led to the legal definition of insanity, to the epochal decision in Marbury v.
Madison that gave the Supreme Court the power to declare state and federal law unconstitutional. The reader will find here a wonderful source of information: It is written to help law students starting on day one with one thousand pages of assigned cases.
Its immediate suggestions, examples, and tips are invaluable. It is also unique in that it focuses simply on the first week of law school - emphasizing the importance of establishing and maintaining good habits. Most habits in law school are formed before and during the first week -where to study, how long to study, how to brief a law case, what to do with class notes, how to outline, and when to start outlining, among many other demands.
What to do when you get to law school. How to organize for classes. How to study for exams. How to attack writing papers. The book covers the structure of the U. It covers such topics as rules, precedent, authority, analogical reasoning, the common law, statutory interpretation, legal realism, judicial opinions, legal facts, and burden of proof.
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