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1L Subject Study Guides

This guide provides a brief listing of popular study aids to help new law students prepare for their first year of law school.


The required 1L Contracts course covers basic principles of contract liability; offer and acceptance; consideration; statute of frauds; contract remedies; the parol evidence rule; performance of contracts; conditions; effect of changed circumstances; and other issues related to contract formation and enforcement.

Audio & Video Study Aids

1L year is busy, and it is understandable if you do not have the time to read additional study materials. Luckily, Wolters Kluwer and West Academic have some great audio and video study aids you can listen to. Here are a couple of good resources: 

Study Guides

Available online at Examples and Explanations for Contracts. If you are off-campus, you will have to login through the VPN first; see instructions here.

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