A Law Student's Toolkit

A Law Student's Toolkit

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  • Introductive Level
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  • Week 1 - Introduction
    An overview of what you will learn, how it will help you, and how to get the most from it.
  • Week 1 - Categories and Distinctions
    Dichotomies and oppositions that will help you categorize legal rules and frame policy questions.
  • Week 2 - Law and . . .
    Interactions between the law and academic disciplines such as economics, philosophy, and psychology.
  • Week 2 - Legal Structures
    Fundamental frameworks of legal analysis and procedure.
  • Week 3 - Evidentiary Tools
    Concepts from the law of evidence that can help you respond to questions and make compelling arguments
  • Week 3 - Preparation Tools
    The tools you need to get the most out of law school.
  • Week 3 - Postscript




Ian Ayres
William K. Townsend Professor
Yale Law School


For more than 300 years, Yale University has inspired the minds that inspire the world. Based in New Haven, Connecticut, Yale brings people and ideas together for positive impact around the globe. A research university that focuses on students and encourages learning as an essential way of life, Yale is a place for connection, creativity, and innovation among cultures and across disciplines.


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