Open Book: Succeeding on Exams From the First Day of Law School

Open Book: Succeeding on Exams From the First Day of Law School

by Barry Friedman, John C.P. Goldberg
     
 

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A concise, highly accessible guide to exam success. Provides an insider s view of what professors look for in exam answers, and how exam-taking connects to good lawyering. Accompanied by a Web site with content that is both free (e.g., sample outlines, class notes, case briefs) and for-sale (e.g., sample exams and memos written by professors giving feedback on the… See more details below

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A concise, highly accessible guide to exam success. Provides an insider s view of what professors look for in exam answers, and how exam-taking connects to good lawyering. Accompanied by a Web site with content that is both free (e.g., sample outlines, class notes, case briefs) and for-sale (e.g., sample exams and memos written by professors giving feedback on the answers).

Features:

  • High-profile, experienced authors from elite schools with hands-on experience teaching the majority of the courses in the traditional 1L curriculum
  • Distinctive central pedagogy: the pinball method of exam-taking
  • Accompanied by Web site with content that is both free (e.g., sample outlines, class notes, case briefs) and for-sale (e.g., sample exams and memos written by professors giving feedback on the answers).
  • Explains to students not just the how but the why of law school exams what makes law school exams different from exams students have encountered in other settings
  • Detailed examples provide concrete demonstrations of exam-taking techniques
  • Highly readable: prose is straightforward and humorous; key points accented with memorably amusing illustrations Not just an exam prep book; students are offered guidance on getting the most out of classes, and law school more generally

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781454830085
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date:
07/26/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
522,636
File size:
4 MB

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