This lesson will discuss ways to identify the legally significant facts within cases using pre-reading strategies.
On completion of the lesson, the student will be able to:
1. Define legally significant facts.
2. Create context for cases using the textbook's table of contents and previous class discussions.
3. Identify legally significant facts in a court opinion.
Steven Foster is the Director of Academic Achievement and Instructor of Law at Oklahoma City University School of Law. After graduating in 2008, Professor Foster joined Oklahoma City University to help students improve performance in law school and on the bar exam. He has given numerous national and regional presentations on academic support along with being the primary editor for the Academic Support Blog on the Law Professor’s Blog Network.Director of Academic Achievement and Instructor of LawOklahoma City University School of Law