Lots of law students struggle with their Legal Research and Writing class, for a variety of reasons. One, it tends to be very time consuming and can take over your life if you let it. Two, it’s hard to know how to get started, or if you’re really finished. Three, legal writing demands a different way of thinking and writing, and that takes some time and effort to get used to.
Read on for ideas about how to approach your Legal Research and Writing class, some must-know legal writing basics, and more advanced content on using different legal research options and on the specifics of constructing legal arguments.
Best of luck!