jwinaz wrote:mephistopheles wrote:dingbat wrote:splitmuch wrote:I thoroughly agree with the bolded, which is why I'm confused by your post;s insistence about how much time is required. Law school classes (usually) do not require you to know or understand all that much information. Grades are more about ability to spot issues.
Because the best ways to learn to spot issues are by reading cases and taking practice exams.
Of course, I could be wrong... I'm not a 4.0 student
meh, everyone is different. i know people who read every case and did poorly. i read every case and did well. i know people who only read supplements and did very poorly. i know people who only read supplements and did well.
the work is not hard in and of itself, but it is time-consuming.
Do you guys find it enjoyable at all? Like you would a favorite subject?
i absolutely loved contracts. torts was a joy, reading about dumb people and all. con law was infuriating, if only for the lack of intellectual coherency.
and all of my exams were open note, and i used my notes for all of them, and it wasn't a timesink.