Law Students: How to Read a Legal Opinion

Posted on 08-28-2014 by
Tags: Upgrading Your Skills , Law School Faculty , law students , writing , law

As law students head back to school, I thought it would be relevant to post a link to Orin Kerr's short short essay “How to Read A Legal Opinion: A Guide for New Law Students.” This essay is designed to help new law students prepare for the first few weeks of class. It outlines and explains what judicial opinions are, how they are structured, and what law students should look for when reading them.

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