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Advanced Reading for Law School

Law students are excellent readers, and this skill will lay the foundation for success throughout life. However, reading in law school requires more precision than previous educational activities. This lesson will deepen individuals reading skills specifically within the context of legal reading.

This lesson also includes video commentary from the author that expands on the material in the lesson.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the lesson, the student will be able to:

  1. Recite pre-reading strategies to generate a purpose prior to reading cases.
  2. Analyze a Table of Contents to contextualize upcoming reading.
  3. Predict the issue prior to reading a case.
  4. Determine which facts are relevant to the predicted issue in the case.
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