The Westlaw Academic team brings articles relevant to the law school experience.

Tackling the most important topics of law school, Part 3b: Acceptance of an offer

Aug 15, 2013 By: Jeremy Byellin

(Editor’s note: Over the next ten weeks, we’ll be covering some of the most prominent legal concepts taught in law school to

Tackling the most important topics of law school, Part 3a: The offer in contract formation

Aug 15, 2013 By: Jeremy Byellin

This is part 3 of a ten part series on the most important law school topics. This week: offer and acceptance.

Tackling the most important topics of law school, Part 2: The rule against perpetuities

Aug 8, 2013 By: Jeremy Byellin

This is part 2 of a ten part series on the most important law school topics. This week: the rule against perpetuities

Tackling the most important topics of law school, Part 1: Negligence and duty, a “crash” course

Aug 1, 2013 By: Jeremy Byellin

This is part 1 of a ten part series on the most important law school topics. This week: negligence

Law Students Guide to Adding Favorites to WestlawNext

Jun 13, 2013 By: Megan McKinney Downs

Favorites are designed to make your legal research go faster by placing the types of content you use most frequently in your WestlawNext homepage.

Black’s Law Dictionary: My Sherpa Guide to Law School

Jun 5, 2013 By: Jake Knadle

Black’s Law Dictionary was the key to unlocking “legalese,” this new language I had to learn in law school.

Three Tips For On-Boarding Your Summer Associates

Jun 3, 2013 By: Kortney Nordrum

It is time for law firms to hire summer associates. The article provides tips on hiring a summer associate and what is expected from them.

Shifting Dynamics in the Perception of Law School Education

May 20, 2013 By: Patricia Taylor

Many pre-law students who are facing a tough legal job market say they plan on pursuing a law degree, not to practice,

The Alien Tort Statute Beyond our Borders: My Experience Writing for the Rona R. Mears Writing Competition

May 6, 2013 By: Ethan Hargraves

In January, law students had the chance to weigh in on how the court should rule in Kiobel v Royal Dutch Petroleum by entering the ABA Section of International Law’s Rona R. Mears Student Writing Competition & Scholarship Awards. This is our second of two posts from the law students who won the competition.

Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum: Continuing Where I left Off

May 2, 2013 By: Jonathan Markovitz

In January, law students had the chance to weigh in on how the court should rule in Kiobel v Royal Dutch Petroleum by entering the ABA Section of International Law’s Rona R. Mears Student Writing Competition & Scholarship Awards. This is our first of two posts from the law students who won the competition.