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Sep 13, 2021

Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today's topic came from a listener question asking us to clarify how to find the black letter law in a case. Join us for this episode as we share tips for reading cases efficiently in preparation for class and exams.

In this episode we discuss:

  • What to keep in mind when reading cases for class
  • How casebooks are organized
  • A refresher on case briefing
  • Clues for finding the rules in a case
  • Understanding how facts are legally significant in a case
  • The typical structure of a case
  • An example of a fictional case taken from the July 2008 California performance test


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Alison & Lee