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Author McKinney, Ruth Ann, 1951-

Title Reading like a lawyer : time-saving strategies for reading law like an expert / Ruth Ann McKinney.

Publication Info. Durham, N.C. : Carolina Academic Press, [2012]
Location Call No. Status
 Law Classified  KF283 .M398 2012    AVAILABLE
Edition Second edition.
Description xv, 312 pages ; 21 cm
Type of Content text txt
Type of Media unmediated n
Type of Carrier volume nc
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Reading in law school -- Basic briefing : developing an initial strategy for managing cases -- Advanced thinking leads to advanced reading -- Expert reading : a new take on a familiar skill -- Engage with energy -- Monitor your reading and read for the main idea -- Always (always!) read with a clear purpose -- Get oriented and "own" your prior knowledge and experience -- There's more to the five Ws (who, what, when, where, and why) than meets the eye -- Evaluate what you're reading -- your ideas matter -- Review, rephrase, record -- Casebook reading : a summary -- Reading statutes -- Reading cases outside of casebooks -- Reading on a screen.
Subject Law students -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Law -- Study and teaching -- United States.
Reading comprehension.
ISBN 9781611631104