For all of you out there who are about to begin law school and have, what appears to be, an endless amount of questions, you may find the following titles to be of assistance in providing some of the basics. All sources listed are available at Pace Law School Library. Overall Advice and More Kelsey [...]
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Classes are winding down, and most of you are deep into exam preparation. This is just a reminder that the Library has a number of study aids you may find useful. Among them: West’s Sum and Substance CD series West’s Outstanding Professor CD series Lexis Understanding series Wolters Kluwer Examples and Explanations Lexis Q&A series [...]
From the WSJ law blog, law professors from around the country complete this sentence: A good law exam answer is ____________. Responses include “evaluative” “answers the question” “does more than tells me what the law is (more or less well) and applies the law to the facts (more or less well) and then stops” “honest [...]
Getting ready for exams? Don’t forget the availability of the following tools and assistance: Guide to First Year Law Students aiding new law students in preparing for the first year of law school, including books, audio and video resources, and websites on survival skills and first year courses. Food For Thought: Exam Prep is a [...]
Click here or the picture to the right for the latest issue of D-Brief, the Pace Law Library Newsletter. Vicky Gannon, Head of Circulation and Reference Librarian writes about the study rooms and extended services during the exam time, the availability of Bar Journals on HeinOnline, the recycling efforts at Pace Law School, and in [...]
The Constitutional Law Professors blog has this post with President (then Professor) Obama’s 1996 constitutional law exam along with feedback. The exam consists of two questions. The first deals with equal protection and substantive due process, and the second requires students to argue both sides of an affirmative action question and discuss theories of racial [...]
Just in time for exams, we’ve updated and reformatted our guide for 1Ls. It includes books, websites, DVDs, blogs, and podcasts on survival skills, contracts, torts, criminal law, property, legal research, legal writing, and exam taking. The exam skills page is useful for upper level students as well.
Pace Law Professor John Humbach has developed online tutorials for property law. Professor Humbach’s website has links to two tutorials–The Estate System and Basic Future Interests. Professor Humbach also developed a number of CALI lessons in property law. These are available via the CALI website. These tutorials are very useful not only in preparing for [...]
Old final exams released by professors since 2000 are available on the Law Library on TWEN site. All students should have the Law Library on TWEN site in their list of TWEN courses. If you don’t, just go to the Add a course link on TWEN and add it. There is a binder with a [...]