When learning a second language, full immersion in the language is the surest path to fluency. Learning the language of the law is no different. Your assigned reading may seem daunting enough, but jumping in and reading a little bit of unassigned law content each day can go a long way to improving your overall comprehension. Besides, you’ll find it enjoyable to exercise your newfound understanding of the law on something that won’t be tested. Reading about the legal world beyond the law-school bubble will both help you reinforce what you are learning and encourage you to push through the law school doldrums to get to the real-world practice of the law.
But not all law-related content on the internet is made equal. Most major media coverage of legal news is not written by lawyers and is not for lawyers. In the same way that Law & Order is not the best source for learning criminal procedure, your nightly news coverage is not the best source for learning about current legal events. So while you are taking your next study break, here are some websites with quality legal reading that will help you develop your legal mind (and hopefully you’ll enjoy it)! [Read more…] about Read To Succeed: Learn The Language Of The Law