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


Orin S. Kerr


The George Washington University Law School


11 The Green Bag 2d 51 (2007).
GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 414
GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 414

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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, K41


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Date posted: July 16, 2008 ; Last revised: March 24, 2015

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Kerr, Orin S., How to Read a Legal Opinion: A Guide for New Law Students. 11 The Green Bag 2d 51 (2007). ; GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 414; GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 414. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1160925

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