LAW.889Applied Legal ReasoningClick to Open
RESTRICTED TO 3L STUDENTS
This class is the bridge between the three-year law school curriculum and the two months of bar review following graduation. The course teaches much of the law tested on the bar exam, yet focuses primarily on thinking skills and test-taking strategies. Extensive coverage is given to the most difficult part of the bar exam: the Multistate Bar Examination (MBE), the 200-question multiple-choice test that is part of the bar exam of every state except Louisiana. The course also covers essay and performance test writing techniques. The Fall Semester will cover Torts, Evidence, Criminal Law, & Criminal Procedure. The spring course will cover Contracts, Property, & Constitutional Law. The Fall Semester course is not a formal prerequisite for the Spring Semester, but is highly recommended.
Course DegreeJuris Doctor
Faculty AssociatedBrittany Raposa
LSM.856Legal Reasoning with EvidenceClick to Open
Evidence is a required co-requisite.
Legal Reasoning with Evidence is a 6-week course that is coupled with the second year evidence course. The course sets out to expand students’ analytical skills in ways that assist them in law school and ultimately on the bar exam. Students will work on their analysis in writing and in answering comprehensive multiple choice questions. Students will receive extensive personalized feedback on essays and multiple choice questions focused on the law of Evidence. Evidence is a required co-requisite. The course is taught by Professor Brittany L. Raposa, the Associate Director and Professor of Bar Support.