2 Year Law School Programs

Recently in the news, Obama voiced his position to reduce the required classroom instruction for law students from 3 years to a 2 year law school program.  Obama addressed a meeting at the Binghamton University in New York in regards to affordable education.  The law...

How do you write a memo?

What is a legal memorandum?  What is a legal memo? How do you write a memo, is a question that 1L’s face each year at law school.  Law schools have placed an increased emphasis on legal writing and analysis.  There is a movement in law schools to provide practical...

How to Brief a Case

Understanding How to Brief a Case To begin this post focused on how to brief a case, it is important to realize that there is no perfect case brief.  How to brief a case, is structured and formulated, but the final result will often vary from one case brief to...