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Fall 2020 New Student Library Orientation: Class Support

This guide is designed to help new students through the first few weeks at UNMSOL by introducing them to the Law Library's resources, services, and policies.

Academic Support/Study Aids

Study aids are materials used by law students to better understand the cases and key concepts covered in their casebooks.

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

Law Library Website

Additional information about the Law Library is available on the UNM Law Library website.

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