Prepare for Law School


You’ve put in the work to get into law school, now let us help you prepare to impress your professors on day one. LexisNexis is here to advance your law school experience every step of the way starting now.

Lexis+ is the legal research platform that you will use for the next three years in law school and beyond in practice. Watch a video created by Brittany Conklin, LexisNexis Research Attorney, to learn more.






Cold calling is a teaching method used by professors in law school. Watch this video created by Matthew Chick, LexisNexis Research Attorney, to learn more.






A citation refers to a specific legal source, such as a case or statute. Watch a video created by Susan Cedotal, LexisNexis Research Attorney, to learn more.






During law school, you will need to retrieve cases on Lexis+ to prepare for class and conduct research for your assignments. Watch this video created by Nicole Del Rio, LexisNexis Research Attorney, to learn more.






If you want all the answers for your law school classes, you need to extract the right information from the cases you're reading each day, and you need to do it the first time reading through the case. The LexisNexis Law School Case Brief is the best way to get started. Watch this video created by Laura Glover, LexisNexis Research Attorney, to learn more.






An outline is a study guide that you create from your class notes to prepare for exams. Watch this video created by Cara Bridwell, LexisNexis Research Attorney, to learn more.






In general, the same foundational classes are taught during 1L year of law school. Watch a video created by Kingsley Buitron, LexisNexis Research Attorney, to learn more.






Your school's designated LexisNexis Research Attorney and student representatives hold events throughout the year to help you learn how to conduct legal research. Watch this video created by Sarah Valdes, LexisNexis Research Attorney, to learn more.






Now that you've watched the law school prep videos, complete this quiz to certify that you are 1L-Ready and receive a $10 Amazon gift card.

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Earn gift cards for yourself and give back to your community with LexisNexis Rewards points. Watch the video below to find out how.

The LexisNexis Rewards program allows you to earn while you learn. Earn points for conducting research on Lexis+ and then spend those points to purchase things like Amazon gift cards, Starbucks gift cards, cookware, flights, and more. Watch this video created by Carissa Peterson, LexisNexis Research Attorney, to learn more.






Law School Case Briefs


Case briefs are a necessary study aid in law school that helps to encapsulate and analyze the mountainous mass of material that law students must digest. In one of the videos above, you learned how to find case briefs. Now it’s time to get familiar with some top cases that you will likely encounter during your first week of law school.

Top Contracts Cases:





Top Civil Procedure Cases:


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