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Academic Support/Study Aids
Study aids are materials used by law students to better understand the cases and key concepts covered in their casebooks.
West Academic Online Study Aids
Online access to study aids like Concepts and Insights; Hornbooks; Exam Pro; Gilbert Law Summaries; Law Stories; Legalines; Nutshells; Short & Happy Guides; and the Sum and Substance Audio Series, as well as guides to law school success and starting a legal career.
Access West Study Aids by clicking on the title link. Set up an individual username/password for offline reading, bookmarking, and note-taking using the Create an Account link on the main page.
First Year Glossary
When you enter law school you will encounter a new vocabulary. This First Year Glossary is a quick and helpful guide to the jargon. Other advisable options include asking your professors (you are not the only one wondering what the word means!) or invest in Black's Law Dictionary. Black's can also be found online at https://thelawdictionary.org.
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