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Brief/Outline Examples?
« on: June 23, 2004, 10:38:01 AM »
Inspired by GA_Kristi's post giving this link (http://people.qualcomm.com/rmartin/outlines.html) to some example outlines, I was wondering if anyone else knew of some sample outlines/briefs to look at and get some idea of what 1L's should be writing down and preparing when classes start.  Thanks!

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Re: Brief/Outline Examples?
« Reply #1 on: June 23, 2004, 11:28:56 AM »
I found another good site for briefs and outlines:

www.4lawschool.com

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Re: Brief/Outline Examples?
« Reply #2 on: June 23, 2004, 11:47:09 AM »
farn - holy *&^%!  those outlines and briefs are SO many pages long!  jeebus!

Are you going to print them all out and use them as a supplemental aid, or just make your own, and use them as guides?


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Re: Brief/Outline Examples?
« Reply #3 on: June 23, 2004, 11:54:46 AM »
The Jurist http://jurist.law.pitt.edu/

has links to this sort of stuff.

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Re: Brief/Outline Examples?
« Reply #4 on: June 23, 2004, 11:55:03 AM »
I don't plan on using them during the school year; I just want to have some idea of how 'most' people format their outlines and briefs so I have some idea what I'm doing myself.

With that said, I'm not so stupid as to think I can do it all myself without commercial outlines/hornbooks, which I'll probably purchase once I find out my 1st sem. class schedule.  (That, and probably some 2L/3L outlines if they had the same prof for the class)

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Re: Brief/Outline Examples?
« Reply #5 on: June 23, 2004, 09:50:12 PM »
here's an interesting little online tutorial:

http://www.law.smu.edu/firstday/

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Re: Brief/Outline Examples?
« Reply #6 on: June 23, 2004, 09:56:56 PM »
TEN MYTHS ABOUT LAW SCHOOL GRADING

http://law.wustl.edu/WULQ/76-1/761-13.html


and another one

http://www.ihatelawschool.com/

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Re: Brief/Outline Examples?
« Reply #7 on: June 23, 2004, 09:59:36 PM »
Delaney's "Learning Legal Reasoning" apparently gives a good (according to PLS) method of case briefing replete w/ examples. I haven't read the book yet, but i'm ordering it.

http://johndelaneypub.com/