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.

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.

Top-Ten Tactics for Triumphing Over Law School

Apr 25, 2013 By: Samuel Berbano

With less than a month to go before graduation, I’ve been asked, “would you do it all over again?” In true Socratic fashion, the answer’s a “yes…if.” Yes, I would do it again…if I could change some things and keep others the same.

Tips for Finding a Definition on WestlawNext

Apr 18, 2013 By: Steve Hainlen

Finding definitions in statutes can be tricky, but a well-crafted Westlaw search can make it much easier.

A Primer for Regulations for Law Students

Apr 18, 2013 By: Megan McKinney Downs

If you have never taken (or never plan to take) an administrative code class, researching regulations can be confusing and difficult. Understanding what a regulation is and the difference between a regulation and a statute, will lead to a much more successful research quest.

Networking for Law Students: Some Opening Moves

Apr 8, 2013 By: Samuel Berbano

The business world thrives on new connections, because new connections lead to new business. Networking is the main way people make those connections. Do it well, and you can meet new people, learn from their experiences, and go to some really stunning receptions.

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