Open Book: The Inside Track to Law School Success (Academic Success)

Open Book: The Inside Track to Law School Success (Academic Success) Author Barry Friedman
ISBN-10 1454873566
ISBN-13 9781454873563
Year 2016-04-18
Pages 288
Language English
Publisher Wolters Kluwer
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Open Book The Inside Track to Law School Success 2E is a book that every JD and LLM law student needs to read either before classes start or as they get going in their 1L year Now in an expanded second edition the book explains in a clear and easygoing conversational manner what law professors expect from their students both in classes and exams The authors award winning teachers with a wealth of classroom experience give students an inside look at law school by explaining how despite appearances to the contrary classes connect to exams and exams connect to the practice of law Open Book introduces them to the basic structure of our legal system and to the distinctive features of legal reasoning To prepare students for exams the book explains in clear and careful detail what exams are designed to test It then devotes a single clearly written chapter to each step of the process of answering exams It also contains a wealth of material both in the book and digitally on preparing for exams Finally and perhaps most importantly Open Book comes with a free suite of 18 actual law school exams in Civil Procedure Constitutional Law Contracts Criminal Law Property and Torts written and administered by law professors These exams include not only questions but 1 annotations from the professors explaining what they were looking for 2 model answers written by the professors themselves and 3 actual student answers with professor comments that explain why certain answers were stronger of weaker As Open Book explains there is no better way to prepare for exams than by practicing and these unique materials will enable students to get the most out of their pre exam practice

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