Your law school experience is about to change -- Preparation for exam writing -- Taking the actual exam -- The finishing touches -- Working throughout the semester -- Six critical tips -- The big mistakes -- Final thoughts
Introduction -- 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 -- Exams -- Other activities during the first year -- Beyond the first year -- Sample exam questions and answers
The what and why of exams -- The pinball method of exam-taking -- IRAC : a framework for analysis -- Issue spotting and issue sorting -- Rules -- Application -- Conclusions -- Make your lists, check them twice : scoring on irac exams -- Tackling other exam formats -- Practice (exams) makes perfect -- Exam trouble : how to avoid it, what to do about it -- Outlining for exam success -- What's class got to do with it?
* Titles for 150+ topics and practice areas
* 14 series titles, many keyed to casebooks
Acing Series Quick Review Series
Black Letter Outline
Gilbert Law Summaries
High Court Case Summaries
Concise Hornbook Series
Short and Happy Series
This resource is limited to Maine Law students. For more information contact the Library.
The organization is best known in law schools for CALI Lessons, online interactive tutorials in legal subjects.
U.Maine Law Students. To receive a CALI password
Please contact the reference desk at 780-43151 or use the email address on the contact box. firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
The CALI database is only available to University of Maine School of Law students.
The Reference Desk and Circulation Desk are located on the 3rd floor of the Law Building.