Wilson R. Huhn, The Five Types of Legal Argument, 2nd ed. (Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press, 2008) KF 380 .H84 2008.
The 3 Rs (skills) for law school are Researching, Reading and wRiting. In that order. First you have to find it; then read it; and finally, write about it. These three skills get better with practice.
Equity aids the vigilent, not those who slumber on their rights. - Equity Maxim
The law library purchases study aids for students to use. You may ask for a study aid at the Circulation Desk.
If you are an auditory learner or just want to review a topical area of law, consider checking out one of the Sum & Substance CD sets. (Ask for these at the Circulation Desk.)
Nutshells are hornbooks that provide concise overviews of an area of law and can be found in the reserve collection. Ask for them at the Circulation Desk.
A hornbook is a book that explains the basics of a given subject.
West Publishing has a Hornbook Series on various legal topics. They are bound in green and have gold font on the cover and spines. Hornbooks can be located in the catalog by searching for the keyword "hornbook." Hornbooks are useful references when making your course outline.
Lexis publishes many study aids on various areas of law. These are available as ebooks. You can read them via OverDrive or download into your Kindle reader. Check them out from the convenience of your home.