Pass the Bar Exam: A Practical Guide to Achieving Academic & Professional Goals, by Sara J. Berman −Now available on Amazon!
Purchase your copy today from the ABA Bookstore Law students receive a 30% member discount. See recent excerpts in February 2015 edition of the National Jurist magazine, at page 28, “The Power Trio of MBEs, Essays & Performance Tests.”
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A book for all law students: Represent Yourself in Court: How to Prepare and Try a Winning Case
Berman co-authored Represent Yourself in Court: How to Prepare and Try a Winning Case, with UCLA Law Professor Paul Bergman. This book published by http://www.nolo.com is a perfect law student resource. Represent Yourself in Court is particularly helpful in preparing law students for success on the performance test portion of the bar exam, and for making the transition from law school to law practice. The easy-to-read examples help students to understand how to draft documents at various stage of civil litigation Learn about pleadings, discovery, how to conduct direct and cross examinations, how to make opening statements and closing arguments, and get a primer on rules of evidence.
For a practical review of criminal procedure, and again a great resource to prepare for success on the performance test portion of the bar exam, all law students should read The Criminal Law Handbook: Know Your Rights, Survive the System.
The Criminal Law Handbook: Know Your Rights, Survive the System walks readers through the criminal justice system from arrest to appeal, in plain English with practical examples. A critical read for all who study law.
Professor Berman’s PASS the Bar Exam book was recently highlighted in the National Jurist Magazine (February 2014 issue). See below: