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Law in a Nutshell: Law School Success

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Edition: 2nd ed., 2008
Author(s): Burkhart, Stein


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What is a tort? Should I join a study group? Should I work during the first year of law school? In Law in a Nutshell: Law School Success Burkhart and Stein answer many of the questions students have about law school as they begin their studies. Furthermore, they offer concrete and practical advice on preparing for law school and exams.

Features and Benefits:
Practical advice helps prepare for first year of law school;
Useful guidelines for taking law exams;
Includes actual first-year law school class questions and model answers.

Table of Contents:
Preparing to Enter Law School;
The American Legal System;
What Do Lawyers Do?;
The Study of Law;
First-Year Curriculum;
Finding Your Way Around the Law Library;
Preparing for Class;
Classroom Experience;
Learning After Class;
Study Aids;
Other Activities During the First Year;
Beyond the First Year;
Sample Exam Questions and Answers.

Don't let their small size fool you: West's Law in a Nutshell series represents the depth and breadth of the law in over a hundred different areas. Nutshells have a loyal following who swear by their succinct and easy to understand treatment of the law, and this particular title is a great illustration that learning the law doesn't have to be dry and confusing.


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Format Paperback
Author Burkhart, Stein
ISBN 9780314167798
Edition 2nd ed., 2008
Publisher West