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LLM Survival Guide: U.S. Legal System Basics

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How to Read a Legal Opinion: A Guide for New Law Students

Prof. Orin S. Kerr wrote this helpful, brief account of the structure and conventions of U.S. judicial opinions for 11 The Green Bag 2d 51 (2007). His aim: "to help new law students prepare for the first few weeks of class."

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