Feb 28, 2024  
Mercy College 2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Mercy College 2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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LAWS 310 - Intro Law School Experience


Credit(s): 3
3 hours lecture, 3 hours contact
This course is designed to bridge the gap between college and law school. The course will focus on how to approach the study of law including psychological tips for studying law. The course will begin with topics for LSAT preparation. Students will be introduced to time management skills, note taking in law school, and will continue their study of civil and criminal law: statutory law, briefing cases, and the courts and court systems. Students will be introduced to the Socratic method used in law school classes and will learn how to review, study, and practice taking law school type examinations. Students will also analyze and apply the law to various hypothetical fact patterns.



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