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Moritz College of Law

Law Library

Academic Success

This guide features resources to help you succeed in law school.

Digital Flashcards

Emanuel Law in a Flash, powered by, is the perfect digital tool for quizzing yourself and reviewing important definitions, hypotheticals, and black letter law. Available anywhere you have internet access, the Emanuel Law in a Flash flashcard set includes thousands of cards covering Administrative Law, Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Contract Law, Corporations, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Environmental Law, Evidence, Federal Income Taxation, Professional Responsibility, Property, Secured Transactions, Torts, and Wills, Trusts, and Estates.

To sign up:

  1. Click the link below
  2. Scroll all the way down and click on “Subscribed School Membership”
  3. Enter your information. Be sure to use your Ohio State email address
  4. Once you are signed in, click on "Premium Decks" and then "Study" (next to "Everything Bundle")

General Study Aids

Audio Study Aids

Hornbooks, Nutshells, and Treatises


First, a word of caution about using commercial outlines:

"[T]he processes of synthesizing cases and creating an outline helps the student store her understanding of the rule of law in long-term memory more effectively than reading a commercial outline. Although commercial outlines or other study aids can provide feedback as to whether students have accurately synthesized a rule, if students use them in lieu of synthesizing cases, their learning is likely to be more superficial and last for a shorter period of time."

Hillary Burgess, Deepening the Discourse Using the Legal Mind's Eye: Lessons from Neuroscience and Psychology that Optimize Law School Learning, 29 Quinnipac L. Rev. 1, 36 (2011).