11 The Green Bag 2d 51 (2007).
16 Pages Posted: 16 Jul 2008 Last revised: 24 Mar 2015
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.
Keywords: case, law
JEL Classification: K1, K41
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
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: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1160925