Cracking the Case Method, Legal analysis for Law School Success by Paul B. Bergman, et al.
This book is a primer on law school and a nuts-and-bolts approach to learning legal analysis. De-mystify legal education and build foundational skills that will serve you throughout law school and the practice of law.
Law School Materials for Success by Barbara Glesner Fines
This e-book covers the skills and systems you will need for your first year and beyond, with chapters on preparnig for class, participating in class, outlining and preparing for exams, and taking exams.
Get a Running Start: Your Comprehensive Guide to the First Year Curriculum by David C. Gray, et al.
Get an overview of the subject matter covered in the first year of law school with this clear, concise introduction to criminal law, torts, civil procedure, constitutional law, property, and contracts.
A Weekly Guide to Being a Model Law Student by Alex Ruskell
This is a concrete plan for each week of your first year. Use weekly checklists to make sure you're on top of your work. Descriptions of new concepts and techniques accompany each week's checklist.
Law School Success in a Nutshell by Ann Burkhart and Robert Stein
If there are questions you are afraid to ask, this is a good book to pick up. It explains some of the strange terms you'll hear in your first year, advises students about how to prepare for exams, and discusses opportunities like law journals, law clinics, and internships.
Law School Without Fear: Strategies for Success by Helene S. Shapo and Marshall S. Shapo
Many first-year law students experience fear and anxiety. This guide leads you through case analysis, the Socratic method, studying and preparing for exams, and managing your time in light of the significant emotional stress of law school.
1L of a Ride: A Well-Traveled Law Professor's Roadmap to Success in the First Year of Law School by Andrew J. McClurg
This book with accompanying video course will introduce you to everything you are likely to encounter in your first year of law school: the Socratic method, case briefing, course outlines, exam questions, emotional stress, and legal research and writing.