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Professor Cornwell Provides Law School Exam Tips

Posted by John Kip Cornwell on 12/7/15 2:00 PM

Well, it’s that time of year again. With the holiday season comes law school exams, and the anxiety that inevitably comes along with that. It is important, however, not to let stress carry you away. You have worked hard all term. Think of exams not as a trial but as a chance to demonstrate your mastery, to show your professors just how much you know about Contracts, Civil Procedure or whatever else has filled your brain over the last few months.

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Topics: Advice and Tips, Classes and Courses, Writing

What's the Socratic Method? And Why do Law Professors use it?

Posted by Charles Sullivan on 11/10/15 12:48 PM

 It seems appropriate to title this post with questions because questions are the heart of the so-called “Socratic method,” which is the distinguishing characteristic of law school instruction. Or at least it used to be.

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Topics: Classes and Courses, Faculty

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