Legal Concepts

Excerpt reproduced from American Legal Systems: A Resource and Reference Guide

by Toni M. Fine Anderson Publishing, a member of the LexisNexis Group 1997 CHAPTER I: BASIC CONCEPTS OF AMERICAN JURISPRUDENCE A. Summary of Basic American Legal Principles What follows are some of the fundamental principles that comprise ...

Law School Preparation

How to write a case brief for law school: Excerpt reproduced from Introduction to the Study of Law: Cases and Materials

Third Edition (LexisNexis 2009) by Michael Makdisi & John Makdisi HOW TO BRIEF The previous section described the parts of a case in order to make it easier to read and identify the pertinent information that you will use to create your briefs. ...

How To Write a Case Brief for Law School

Excerpt reproduced from Introduction to the Study of Law: Cases and Materials Third Edition (LexisNexis 2009) by Michael Makdisi & John Makdisi HOW TO BRIEF The previous section described the parts of a case in order to make it easier to read an...

How to Read a Law School Casebook

Excerpt reproduced from Guide to the Study of Law: An Introduction, Second Edition (LexisNexis 2001) by L.H. LaRue Chapter 2: Reading the Law School Casebook In the first chapter, I talked about rules, and in particular, about getting used to the wa...