Open Book is available both in print and e-book formats. An accompanying Web site provides all print book and e-book purchasers with access to free sample outlines, class notes, and class briefs. In addition, the Web site offers, as paid content, actual law school exams in all of the standard 1L subjects (Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Contracts, Criminal Law, Property, and Torts) along with feedback memos prepared by the professors who wrote and administered these exams, and actual student answers annotated by the same professors.
Features of Open Book: Succeeding on Exams from the First Day of Law SchoolHigh-profile, experienced authorsAdvice derived from years of hands-on experience teaching almost every standard 1L courseDistinctive central pedagogy: "the pinball method" of exam-takingExplains not just the "how" but the "why" of law school exams--what makes law school exams uniqueNumerous detailed examples provide concrete demonstrations of exam-taking techniquesStraightforward, often humorous style encourages engagementKey points accented with memorable illustrationsNot just an exam prep book; guidance on getting the most out of classes and law schoolExtensive developmental reviews from 1L professors, writing instructors, and law school administrators, unanimously stellarCurrent law students reported the manuscript changed study habits and outlook on law schoolFree content: sample outlines, class notes, case briefsPaid content: actual exams, real student answers annotated, feedback memos from professors
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