A Beginner's Guide to Legal Education

Professor James R. Elkins
College of Law, West Virginia University


Law School Examinations: Preparation

Outlining and Exam Preparation
Professor Barbara Glesner Fines, UMKC, School of Law

Exam Taking Tips
Professor Ray Moses

Closed Book Law School Exam Preparation Tips

Confronting Your Final Exam--Torts
Carolyn Nygren, excerpt, Starting Off Right in Torts (1998)

Using Professor's Old Exams to Prepare
Carolyn Nygren


Additional Sources: Kenney Hegland, Introduction to the Study and Practice of Law 112-149 (St. Paul: West Publishing Co., 2nd ed., 1995); John Delaney, How to Do Your Best on Law School Exams (Bogota, New Jersey: J. Delaney Publishing, rev. ed., 1988); Richard Michael Fischl & Jeremy Paul, Getting to Maybe: How to Excel on Law School Exams (Durham, North Carolina: Carolina Academic Press,1999)