Law School Discussion

1Ls, say hello to the resource that will cut your class readings by 95%

Case briefs are the law school equivalent of spark notes. They summarize your big cases into quick and simple English. And when you are about to be called on in class, you will thankful you read this in advance.

Check out the largest FREE case brief site online, with over 14,000 cases, you are bound to find what you need.

Take a look, this is going to be your godsend for the next 3 years: You may have never used case briefs before, but in a few weeks they will be your best friend.

Oh, I thought you were going to say "outlines from the #1 student in the class"....    >:(

Well with briefs you don't even need to buy the book, so your reading load will be almost nil. 

Then you can spend the rest of your time convincing your classmate with the #1 outline to give it to you :-)


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You should still read at least in your first year. When you get to the real world you will have to read full cases so you might as well get used to doing it in school. Sometimes these briefs leave out important issues as well and in your first year you have nothing to do, but study so you might as well do the reading. Then use sources like this one to confirm what you read is correct.