USER GUIDES AND LEGAL RESOURCES

Your destination for resources and tips on legal research, legal writing, and exam preparation.


Legal Research Resources

Time-efficient legal research requires a research strategy. These tools can aid you in crafting a smart strategy before you begin your research.

Legal Research Pyramid

Searching with Topic & Key Numbers

Terms & Connectors Searching

Study & Exam

Trusted materials for tips on how to approach challenges most 1Ls encounter in law school.

1L Outline Shells

Briefing a Case

Rules of Evidence

My Study Aids

Getting Started Research Guide

A go-to guide for research on WestlawNext

Legal Writing

Learning the skill of legal writing is almost like learning a new language. These tools can help you navigate the intricacies.

Writing an Open Memo

Using WestlawNext to Write a Brief


Additional Research Resources

Resources for using WestlawNext for your law review or moot court, in addition to advanced secondary sources.

Useful Features for Law Review on WestlawNext

WestlawNext for Moot Court

West's National Reporter System

Using Witkin and Cal Jur

TWEN Resources

Access TWEN user guides and information on how to use TWEN to manage your student organizations.

TWEN Resources