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Law School Study Aids: Home

A quick look at Concordia's Learning Outcomes shows all the skills a law student must mater before graduation and this doesn't even inlcude all the specific legal principles and rules the student must learn. Fortunately, there are many study aids available to help you with all this learning. Unfortunately, there are so many materials available, students may not know which study materials will be most helpful for their situation. This guide is intended to help students understand the resources available to them through the Law Library. If you need help, it is always a good idea to ask your professor for recommendations on that professors subject. Also, don't forget our law librarians are always available to help. Contact us at lawreference@cu-portland.edu.

The Home page breaks down all the popular series and tells you what makes the series unique and how to find them in the library. The Online Study Aids page shows you how to use the various online study aids available to you as Concordia students.

Popular Series

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Examples and Explanations

The Examples & Explanations (E&E) series provides an alternative perspective to help you understand your casebook and in-class lectures. Each E&E offers hypothetical questions complemented by detailed explanations that allow you to test your knowledge of the topics in your courses and compare your own analysis. This series is available in print and through the Law Library's subscription to the Wolters Kluwer Study Aids Collection.

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Sum & Substance Audio

The Sum & Substance Audio Series provide you with dynamic lectures from gifted law professors whose years of teaching experience enable them to express even the most complex ideas clearly and succinctly. Also provided are exam tips to maximize your performance. These audio lectures are time saving, convenient and effective.

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Understanding Series

The understanding series is designed to help students understand the basic principles of the subject covered. The Law Library has acquired most of titles in the Understanding Series that correspond with courses offered at CU Law. You will find the most recent edition on Reserve with older editions available in the stacks.

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Aspen Treatise

The library has print editions of most of the Aspen Student Treatise series on subjects offered in CU Law required courses. You will find the most recent editions of the Aspen Student Treatises on reserve and older editions in the stacks. Aspen Student Treatises provide comprehensive overview of topics covered in typical law school classes. Print only. Aspen Student Treatises are not included in the Law Library's subscription to the Wolters Kluwer Study Aids Collection.


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