C|M|LAW Jump Start

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Kick off law school career early with C|M|LAW Jump Start -- a free program designed to help incoming 1Ls acclimate to law school. This four-week program provides an introduction to the law school experience, including instruction on basic study and exam-taking skills.

During the seven sessions, students will participate in mock classes and hone critical skills by receiving assignments with personal feedback that will prepare them to hit the ground running on the first day of class. 

Participation in C|M|LAW Jump Start is voluntary. However, this is an exciting opportunity to get a jump on legal education! 

Topics covered during C|M|LAW Jump Start include:

  • Introduction to the American Legal System 
  • Reading cases
  • Writing case briefs
  • Preparing for the law school classroom 
  • Basic legal analysis and exam writing techniques
  • Note taking, outlining, and preparing for exams
  • and more!

2019 Jump Start

July 8 - July 29, 2019
Sessions meet Mondays and Wednesdays 
5:30 - 7:00 p.m. 

  • Day 1: Welcome and Introduction (7/8)
  • Day 2: Reading Cases (7/10)
  • Day 3: The Law School Classroom (7/15)
  • Day 4: Class Notes / Outlines (7/17)
  • Day 5: Sample Law School Class (7/22)
  • Day 6: IRAC: The paradigm for legal analysis (7/24)
  • Day 7: Final Preparations for Fall Semester (7/29)


RSVP to reserve your spot in C|M|LAW Jump Start 2019 at law.csuohio.edu/admittedstudents/eventsregistration/jumpstart


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