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The Internet Legal Research Group is home to the Legal Study Abroad Headquarters, which is the most comprehensive collection of online legal study abroad materials in existence anywhere. We also feature the Law School Course Outlines Archive. A third feature of the ILRG of interest to law students is LawRunner: A Legal Research Tool, designed to facilitate legal research on the Internet by using advanced query parameters in conjunction with the AltaVista database.

ILRG's Download Section: Law Course Outlines

Law Outlines via the Internet Legal Research Group.
A locally maintained archive, as well as a feature of this web site, it offers outlines for Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Contracts, Criminal Law, Property, and Torts. Other outlines included are Federal Income Tax, Insurance, and Professional Responsibility. In total, more than 100 law school outlines.
Law Outlines via the 'Lectric Law Library.
See the 'Legal Subject Outlines & Pathfinders' section for outlines on Administrative Law, Business Associations, Civil Forfeiture, Civil Procedure, Commercial Paper, Complex Litigation, Constitutional Law, Contracts, Copyright, Corporations, Criminal Procedure, Criminal Law, Creditors' Rights, Domestic Relations, Employment Discrimination, Estates and Trusts, Federal Income Tax, Future Interests, Legal Ethics, Professional Responsibility, Property, Remedies, Russian Law, Securities Regulation, and Torts. All outlines are archived in the ZIP format.

ILRG's Download Section of Miscellaneous Resources

CALI Student Lesson Downloads
LEXIS-NEXIS Software Download Page
Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure Forms (19,244 bytes, RTF Format)
Federal Rules of Civil Procedure in Windows Help File Format (135,647, ZIP Compressed)
Federal Rules of Evidence in Windows Help File Format (42,209 bytes, ZIP Compressed)
U. S. Tax Court Rules of Practice and Procedure (89,399 bytes, ZIP Format)
U. S. Tax Court Rules of Practice and Procedure (329,615 bytes, Viewable Text File)
U. S. Bankruptcy Code in Windows Help File Format (337,336 bytes, ZIP Compressed)
Westlaw Software Download Page

Commercial On-Line Legal Research Services

Lexis-Nexis and the Lexis-Nexis Sign-On Page
Westlaw and the Westlaw Sign-On Page

Law Firm Rankings (USA)

America's 250 Largest Law Firms

Law Student Associations & Organizations

American Bar Association Law Student Division
European Law Student Association
The Federalist Society
International Law Students Association
National Jewish Law Students Association
Phi Alpha Delta
Sigma Delta Kappa

Law School Examination Resources

CALI Student CD-ROM (Advertisement)
Law School Exams Online via Harvard Law School
Law School Exams Online via Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law
Law School Exams Online via the University of Arkansas School of Law

Legal Employment

Ethics and Employment, A Guide for Law Students courtesy of NALP

Legal Employment: Recommended Books

In Association with Amazon.comAmerica's Greatest Places to Work With a Law Degree
Best Resumes for Attorneys
Black's Law Dictionary, Eighth Edition
Full Disclosure: The New Lawyer's Must-Read Career Guide
Guerrilla Tactics for Getting the Legal Job of Your Dreams
How to Start and Build a Law Practice
The Law School Buzz Book, 2006 Edition
Lawyer's Career Change Handbook: More Than 300 Things You Can Do With a Law Degree
Official Guide to Legal Specialties
The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation
Vault Guide to the Top 100 Law Firms (Sep. 2005)

Moot Court & Mock Trial Competitions

Chapman Directory of Appellate Moot Court Competitions
ABA Law Student Division Competition & Awards Section


bit.listserv.lawsch-l -- Discussion Group for Law Students
More Law-Related Newsgroups

Resources Recommended for One-Ls

Basic Legal Citation via Cornell University
Harvard Law School Library 1L Dictionary
How to Brief a Case (ILRG)
The Incoming One-L FAQ (ILRG)

Preparing for the Bar Examination

Examination Information & Licensing Authorities

BarExam.org courtesy of the Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction
Index of Bar Admissions Offices (USA)
National Conference of Bar Examiners
Multistate Bar Exam (MBE)
Multistate Essay Exam (MEE)
Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam (MPRE)
Multistate Performance Test (MPT)
State-by-State Bar Exam Descriptions (USA) courtesy of BAR/BRI

Review Courses

BAR/BRI and BAR/BRI State-Specific Course Information
BarPlus Bar Review
MicroMash Bar Review
Pieper Bar Review
PLI Patent Bar Review Course
Preliminary Multistate Bar Review (PMBR)
The Study Group: Personal Bar Review
Test Success, L.L.C.

Review Products & Study Materials

Emanuel's Multistate Bar Review Set (Product Info. Only)
Sample Answers to Real Questions for California Bar Exam
Scope of Coverage of the MBE
Sixteen Tips on Passing the Bar Exam via Netbar, Inc.

Recommended Books

Scoring High on Bar Exam Essays: 80 Full-Length Sample Bar Exam Questions
The Bar Exam Survival Kit

Reference & Writing Materials

Bibliographic Formats for Citing Electronic Information
Concise Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, Third Edition
Dictionaries, Thesauri, & Acronyms via the Virtual Reference Desk
The Elements of Style by William Strunk, Jr.
Encyclopedia Britannica ($5/month, 1 week free trial)
Familiar Quotations by John Bartlett, includes passages, phrases, and proverbs
Guide to Grammar and Style by Jack Lynch (Rutgers University)
Law.com Online Legal Dictionary
OneLook Dictionaries Search multiple dictionaries at once.
Roget's Thesaurus

Publishers of Academic & Educational Law Materials

Emanuel Law School Study Aids via Aspen Publishers
West Publishing

Other Resources for Law Students

Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI)
FindLaw's Law Students' Page
Hieros Gamos Law Students' Page
Law School Dot Com
Legal Study Abroad Headquarters (ILRG Feature)
Oyez Oyez Oyez: A Supreme Court WWW Resource

Related ILRG Pages

The Incoming One-L FAQ
Law School Course Outlines Archive
Law Schools on the Internet
Law Journals & Publications
Legal Study Abroad Headquarters
Pre-Law Student Services Index