Monday, June 11, 2007
If you are just beginning work in academic support, a good resource is Dennis Tonsing's 1000 Days to the Bar, but the Practice of Law Starts Now, published by William S. Hein and Company. Dean Tonsing gives a concise overview of the skills first-year law students need to develop and some very practical strategies for new students to employ. In fact, I ask all of our new law students to read it over the summer before beginning law school. Some of it will be tough for them to understand out of context, but it gives them a good head start on how to approach the study of law.
Other great books are out there as well, so I will suggest more as the summer progresses. (Dan Weddle)