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Legal Research for Law Students: Study Aids & Exam Prep

So, your first-year classes are giving you a basic understanding of how law is made; now, how do you find it? This guide is a brief introduction to the sources of law you may be researching and how to access them.

Getting Ready for Exams

Feeling stressed during exams? AJM is always there to empathize.

Feeling stressed?

Check this page in April for Library extended exam hours, additional study spaces, and study breaks with free grilled cheese, candy, and board games.

Study Aids

The Hornbooks and Nutshells on Reserve in our first floor Klaus Reading Room will help you review torts, contracts, civil procedure, and many more subjects. 

One of the many Hornbooks in our collection -

And from the West Nutshell series -


Find even more sources that explain these areas of law in our Legal Treatises by Subject guide.

Online Study Aid: CALI Lessons

The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI) has online tutorials to help you review all of the 1L subjects and practice with short quizzes. Get the CALI registration code on LawWeb and link to tutorials from this page and on CALI's homepage.

Recently released CALI Lessons - 

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