The best time to start outlining your law school courses is when your law professors completes discussion in class of the first topic listed on the syllabus. Usually, this occurs sometime between the third and fourth week of law school.
What if the class syllabus does not contain topics, only page numbers for reading? In that case, look at the detailed table of contents in your casebook. When your professor has finished covering a topic listed in your casebook, it is time to start outlining.
Why not just wait until the end of your course or the second half of the course to start outlining? Three reasons. [Read more…] about When is the Best Time to Start Outlining Your Law School Courses?