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Study Aids

Treatises, hornbooks, outlines, case briefs, and other study materials to help law students achieve academic success.

Introduction

You will find study aids to be valuable tools for class and especially when preparing for finals. There are more than a dozen different series of study guides available from a number of publishers. Study aids come in many different forms: overviews, outlines, checklists, Q&A's, flow charts and flash cards to name a few.

You can find a study aid for nearly every class offered.

Print Study Aids in the Library

The Law Library has most current editions of Study Aids on Reserve for a 2-hour checkout, as well as many of the older editions in the stacks upstairs for longer checkout.

UPDATE: Items on Reserve will circulate for 24 hours in Fall 2020. All books returned will be quarantined for 3 days.

Study Aid Pro-Tips

  • Don’t get bogged down trying to read all the study aids! Pick ones that suit your purposes and concentrate on those.
  • Use the "Virtual Browse" function at the bottom of each catalog entry to view subject-related materials and other related study aids.
  • Can't find a study aid? Ask a reference librarian for help by e-mailing us at lawref@gmu.edu, calling (703) 993-8076, or visiting the Reference Office in Room 146 of the Law Library.