How to Read a Legal Opinion: A Guide for New Law Students
Orin S. Kerr
The George Washington University Law School
The GREEN BAG, An Entertaining Journal of Law, Vol 11, No. 1, p. 51, Autumn 2007
GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 414
GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 414
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.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 16
Keywords: case, law
JEL Classification: K1, K41Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: July 16, 2008
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