Visit the LRC for a variety of materials to help you succeed in law school and beyond! Our student resources include helpful study tools, research and writing resources, material directly related to your courses, assistance for law review students and student organizations as well as services in the library to help make your research experience as easy as possible.
- Current Class Trainings or for prior semesters, visit the trainings archive.
- Legal Tech Talk Series — learn about technology affecting law students and lawyers in a series of episodes, 5 in the Fall, 5 in the Spring.
- Checkout episode 8 on tips and tricks for drafting pleading papers (pdf).
- Legal Writing and Research - Primary Sources (video)
- Legal Writing and Research - Secondary Sources (video)
- Paralegal Training - Primary Sources (video)
- Paralegal Training - Secondary Sources (video)
- Research Skills Videos - 5 min videos on specific legal research tools like the digest system, American Law Reports, encyclopedias, and primary law materials
Law Student Resources
- Law Professor's Past Exams
- Course Reserves
- First-Year Guide to using Study Aids
- CALI (Computer Assisted Legal Instruction) — CALI is a database that provides tutorials, textbooks, and study tools for law students. You must create your own account. Please use your mysandiego login and password to access the CALI/USD registration code.