There are many resources online giving tips about taking notes in law school, but what they all tend to agree upon is that students should find a way to take notes that works for them and stick to it. This may be a note-taking technique from previous years of schooling, or something developed in the first semester of law school. The manner in which you take notes is not as important as the fact that you do take them, yourself.
We’ve collected some of the more common tips found online for law school note-taking, and hope they’re of help to you as you begin or continue your law school studies.
Case reading is one of the most important skills a law school student and future attorney must develop. There are a number of resources online offering tips and tricks for case reading, but we at the Abraham Lincoln University blog found this guide from the University Of Idaho College Of Law to offer a comprehensive strategy.
While reading over their whole guide is recommended, we’ve extracted a few key points to get you started.