Law Students

Succeeding in law school without help from those who have already been through the grind can be tough. Whether you’re just contemplating taking the LSAT, stuck in the muck of law school, or drowning in the ocean that is bar review, FindLaw for Law Students provides sage advice from those who have experienced the journey and survived to tell their tale. Deciding whether or not to attend law school and become a lawyer is not easy. Staying on track along the way can be even harder. Let FindLaw for Law Students assist you in making pre-law school decisions, surviving law school once admitted, and tackling that formidable bar exam.

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  • Summers v. Tice Case Summary

    Summers v. Tice, 33 Cal. 3d 80 (1948) (en banc) is the first case in which a court upheld causation burden-shifting under the novel tort law theory of alternative liability. The case is the forerunner of other burden-shifting theories, such as market share liability, and spawned the development of modern product liability litigation.

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  • Hawkins v. McGee Case Summary

    Hawkins v. McGee, 84 N.H. 114, 146 A. 641 (1929), is a contract law case known to law students as the "Case of the Hairy Hand." It is famous for its mention in the movie and novel "The Paper Chase" and is frequently taught in law school contracts courses.

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  • Should I Major in Pre-Law?

    Should I major in pre-law? The answer to this question is a little more complicated than it may seem.  

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  • Researching Legal Careers

    One of the things you discover in law school is that law degrees can apply to a variety of careers, from transactional work and litigation to legislative support and even journalism.  

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  • Law School Courses and Faculty Information

    If you're about to start law school or are in the process of selecting your next class schedule, you're probably curious about which classes to take, and maybe which professors to avoid. This article is designed to help guide you through that process.  

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