This post offers 5 maxims to help first semester JD students begin their outlines.
In this post, Professor Baldwin shares her observations about how students in different stages of expertise development use practice problems to aid learning law.
In part 1 of "Rule statement in informal legal writing," Professor Baldwin articulates the attributes that distinguish rule statements from other sentences in written legal analysis and discusses the first two attributes in some depth.
Modern word processing software makes it incredibly easy to generate a table of contents for documents. However, that feature is predicated on users applying styles to document text to instruct the program on which text snippets need to be listed in the table of contents and thereby what pages that content can be found on.… Continue reading CB’s Tech Tips: Generating a Table of Contents
This post delineates the differences in issue-framing for formal and informal legal writing and provides examples of the three classic strategies to frame issues in the time pressures of law school exams.
Cue the puzzled looks. "Adding an activity to the beginning of my reading can help me read faster?"
This post offers an example of how to break a big project (the closed memo) into a bunch of tasks that can be sprinkled throughout one's schedule to ensure timely completion.
This post walks through applying "styles" in Microsoft Word.
Using styles helps increase efficiency in formatting documents, generates click navigation within a document, and unlocks the table of contents generator tool.
In this post, Professor Baldwin shares an agenda template to help students incorporate review into daily study activities.
Professor Baldwin shares the 7 tips for first semester with students at orientation. Here they are for you.