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1L Survival Guide

Course Reserves

Faculty place books and other items on reserve in the library and these items may be checked out from the Library Desk. You can search for course reserves by course number, item title, author or keyword. 

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Commercial Outlines

The law library does not carry many commercial outlines, but most can be purchased online.

Tip: To check if the library owns a commercial outline you're looking for, search the catalog for Emanual Outlines and Gilbert Law Summaries.

Student-Created Outlines

Study Aids

While these publications provide less detail than hornbooks, study aids can be a valuable introduction to an unfamiliar area of the law. The library has a number of study aids on reserve, while older editions are available in the stacks. Below is a sample of the study aids we have available for checkout; use the catalog to search by title or keyword to find others. 

Tip: Search for "Nutshell," "Examples and Explanations Series," "Understanding Series," and "Mastering Series."

Course Sites

Most law school professors use TWEN for their course sites. Click the link below to access all L&C TWEN courses.

Course Evaluations

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