November 29, 2020

How to Read a Legal Opinion: A Guide for New Law Students

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 explains what judicial opinions are, how they are structured, and what law students should look for when reading them.

Source: GWU Legal Studies Research Paper (via SSRN)

See also: Information for Submitting Articles to Law Reviews & Journals

This document contains information about submitting articles to law reviews and journals, including the methods for submitting an article, any special formatting requirements, how to contact them to request an expedited review, and how to contact them to withdraw an article from consideration. It covers 202 law reviews. The document was fully updated in July 2011.

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