Tips for Success in Law School
During the Semester
As you prepare for law school, you will hear something about briefing cases, or maybe you will even be taught this. Basically, it involves identifying all the operative parts of a case facts, procedural posture, holding, dicta, etc.Do not waste time writing one for each case that you read. Now, I have heard of exceptions you will hear of people who briefed their cases and got straight As but this is the exception and not the rule. I do know two people personally who did very well briefing cases. But more on this on my separate page on law school case briefs.