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


Orin S. Kerr


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

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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  

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Kerr, Orin S., How to Read a Legal Opinion: A Guide for New Law Students. 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. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1160925

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