The Complete Law School Companion: How to Excel at America's Most Demanding Post-Graduate Curriculum

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Offers complete, accessible information on every topic of concern to law students ranging from the LSAT, the Bar Exam, Law Review, computerized research and videotape study aids to obtaining that important clerkship or job. Includes recent data on demographics of law school applicants, current salaries for a variety of legal careers, nontraditional courses, legal clinics, detailed discussions regarding the latest law trends such as deregulation and insider trading. Will appeal ...

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Overview

Offers complete, accessible information on every topic of concern to law students ranging from the LSAT, the Bar Exam, Law Review, computerized research and videotape study aids to obtaining that important clerkship or job. Includes recent data on demographics of law school applicants, current salaries for a variety of legal careers, nontraditional courses, legal clinics, detailed discussions regarding the latest law trends such as deregulation and insider trading. Will appeal to law students at all stages of their education.

Written by a former Wall Street lawyer, this accessible guide includes over 50% new material for today's law student, from studying for the LSAT and selecting which law school to attend, to writing a complete course outline and preparing for exams. Also includes test-taking techniques and how to get an edge in the summer clerkship program.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471554912
  • Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 4/28/1992
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 1,458,149
  • Product dimensions: 6.05 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.65 (d)

Table of Contents

Is It for You?.

The Admission Process: The LSAT and Other Hurdles.

Mysteries Revealed: What's Law School Really Like?.

Daily Survival in the Classroom.

How to Brief Cases.

Sample Briefs.

The Course Outline: Purpose and Contents.

The Course Outline: Putting It All Together.

Preparing for Exams.

Taking Exams.

Sample Exams.

Writing a Course Paper.

The Complete Law School Student.

An Afterword.

Appendices.

Index.

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  • Posted July 11, 2009

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    Not a Bad Book for Someone Considering or Entering Law School

    This book was on the optional Summer reading list for the ABA-accredited law school I will be attending. It is still relevant, to a great degree, and has some very good insights and tips for students. It is a little dated, but not terribly so. The only book on the list that was required reading was Succeeding in Law School by Herbert N. Ramy. I'm not sure one is better than the other, but I liked Succeeding in Law School more.

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  • Anonymous

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    Decent

    This book is OK but there are much better ones out there. The author seems to have an overly complex/convoluted approach to creating casebriefs, outlines and study tactics. It still contains some good concepts however.

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