News and information useful to Cleveland-Marshall College of Law students, faculty and staff.


Study Aids: Print, Online and Flashcards Available for Checkout

Law in a Flash Flashcards are available for checkout at the circulation desk in the law library. Topics available are: Contracts, Civil Procedure, Criminal Law, Real Property, Torts, and Wills & Trusts.

We also offer West Academic Study Aids online.  Series in our subscription include: Nutshells, Acing Series, Concepts and Insights, Gilbert Summaries, and Sum and Substance Audio. There are also subject matter overviews, interactive questions, exam style questions, outlines, videos, and case briefs.  Full instructions are here.

Online study aids from Aspen Publishing are available online as well. Series in our subscription include:  Examples & Explanations, Glannon Guides, Emanuel Law Outlines, Emanuel CrunchTime, and more.  There are more than 200 titles plus video and audio lectures, covering 30 topics in our subscription.  Full instructions are here.

We also have a lot of in print titles of all your favorite study aid publishers available in the law library in A066.

Flashcards Available for Checkout

Do you like to use flashcards to study?

Law in a Flash Flashcards are available for checkout at the circulation desk in the law library. The flashcards circulate for three days.

Topics currently available for checkout are: Contracts, Civil Procedure, Criminal Law, Real Property, Torts, and Wills & Trusts.

Also, don’t forget we also offer West Academic Study Aids which are available online.  We also have a lot of in print titles available in the law library in A066.

Law Library Research Seminars – Earn Digital Badge & Recognition Letter

Law Library Legal Research Seminar LogoThe C|M|Law Library provides numerous Legal Research Seminars to help you develop your research skills.  Law Library Legal Research Seminars are available online as a “Course” on the Westlaw TWEN platform.  [Connect to TWEN, select Manage Courses – Add Course, then select “C|M|Law Library Legal Research Seminars.”]  Our Legal Research Seminars cover Lexis and Westlaw resources, effective searching on Lexis and Westlaw, Bluebooking, Administrative Law, Legislative History, Family Law, Foreign Law, Secondary sources, HeinOnline resources, Research on the Web, Study Aids, and the Scholar Catalog.  Beyond their topical legal areas, several of our Legal Research Seminars discuss social justice research issues or cost-effective research methods.  C|M|Law students are welcome to complete the quiz accompanying each of our Legal Research Seminars to earn points.  When you earn 100 points, you are awarded a “Legal Research Letter of Recognition” and a Digital Badge, which you can share on social networks, blogs, and websites.  For more information on the C|M|Law Library Legal Research Seminars, contact research.services@law.csuohio.edu.

West Academic Study Aids

West Academic Study Aids are  available on the law library’s website under Law Databases. Hundreds of titles are available that cover most law school courses. Some of the popular study aid series include Nutshells, Acing Series, Concepts and Insights, Gilbert Summaries, and Sum and Substance Audio. There are also subject matter overviews, interactive questions, exam style questions, outlines, videos, and case briefs.

To access the study aids, log into the law school proxy server using your 7-digit CSU ID number and the password you use to log into the computer lab. You also have the option to create a personal account. Full instructions are here.

Access to the study aids is unlimited, so use it as much as you like.

Need a Black Letter Outline? Try West Academic’s Online Study Aids

Black Letter Law Outlines such as Criminal Procedure are available through West Academic Study Aids. To access the study aids, you must log into the law school proxy server using the 7-digit CSU ID number and the password you use to log into the computer lab. You also have the option to create a personal account. Full instructions are available here.

Access to the study aids is unlimited, so use them as often as you like.

To view all titles, go to our West Academic subscription.