I doubt it, school has never managed to kick me in the ass. Besides, the reason I want to start early is so I don't go crazy. I fully believe I will enjoy my time in law school.
I just figured, I've got a lot of down time now and I'd like to put it to good use.
I do appreciate the fact that I won't understand what some things mean, but, hey, I've got to learn some time.
However, I have taken two graduate level law classes alreadyand work very closely with both in-house and outside counsel, including drafting documents and reviewing regulations, so I already know some stuff.
Besides, I don't only want the notes to start early (I doubt I'll get that much reading done over the next few months), but also as extra material / backup for when classes start in earnest
You're assuming law school is like everything else. Most people in your class will be used to A's and maintaining a very high GPA. So school never "managing to kick you in the ass" is likely irrelevant for the purposes of a curved grading system like law schools have.
And although your experiences sound awesome, drafting documents and reviewing regulations doesn't help. Most people coming into law school have some sort of legal experience. There's usually a reason they want to go to law school, right?
I don't want to sound discouraging, but this is what it is.
Please, I beg you, enjoy your summer.