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JFK School of Law Resource Center Home

JFK School of Law Resource Center Home

Welcome to the JFK School of Law Resource Center!  

This center is a place to find resources to support you in all aspects of your law educational journey. Use the table of contents on the left of the page to navigate to different resource areas. 

Support Teams Contact Information:

Academic Success Center: Legal writing, Issue Spotting, outlining, IRAC, and exam prep. Offers Group Sessions and Social Power Hours and Happy Hours. See https://ncu.libguides.com/legalwriting

Library: Legal Research, databases, study aids, and law textbooks. See: https://ncu.libguides.com/lawlibrary

Service Desk: NCUOne access, technical issues. Available by phone: 888-628-1567 or email: servicedesk@ncu.edu 

Center for Teaching and Learning: NCUOne, webinars, general student success skills. See: https://ncu.libguides.com/ctl

 

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Legal Skills - Power Hours & Group Sessions, updated March 14, 2022

Power Hours are open sessions that do not require an appointment. Attendees can come and go as they wish. These Power Hours occur on Wednesdays and Sundays.

Sundays

Session: JFK 1st Year Forum

Day and Time: Sunday at 8:00-10:00 a.m.

Session Type: Power Hour

Power Hour Link: https://zoom.us/j/99516701832

Description:

It’s not your imagination, law school is REALLY hard.  Come spend a couple of hours in this safe space where we will discuss various issues that arise for typical 1L students, including time management, tackling difficult concepts related to course assignments, and addressing potential barriers to success.  

Join our live legal writing power hours session for support, guidance, and accountability! This is an open Zoom session where you can come and complete your coursework without interruption with an accountability buddy, or two!

Join legal writing coach, Gehrrie Bellamy any time within the 2-hour block. The session begins at 8 am Pacific / 9 am Mountain / 10 am Central / 11 am Eastern.

Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/99516701832

Wednesdays

Session: Hypo Happy Hour (Starting Wed. March 16)

Day and Time: Wednesday 4:00-6:00 p.m. PT

Session Type: Power Hour

Power Hour Link: https://zoom.us/j/91337988369

Description:

There’s nothing hypothetical about this happy hour! Spend this time analyzing various hypos based on succinct rules of law. This is an open forum to allow students to focus on not getting a “right” answer, but merely on issue spotting based on either law given or what laws students have learned.

Join our live legal writing power hours session for support, guidance, and accountability! This is an open Zoom session where you can come and complete your coursework without interruption with an accountability buddy, or two!

 Join legal writing coach, Gehrrie Bellamy any time within the 2-hour block. The session begins at 4 pm Pacific / 5 pm Mountain / 6 pm Central / 7 pm Eastern.

Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/91337988369

 

 

Group Sessions

Group Sessions are structured and require the attendee to schedule an appointment via the ASC Coaching Scheduler. Review the Scheduled Coaching pages of the Academic Success Center website for detailed information on how to register and schedule an appointment.

Saturdays

Session: Issue Spotting 101

Day and Time: Saturday 8:00 a.m. (Starting March 19)

Session Type: Group Session

Description: The “I” in IRAC, the ever-elusive “issue” is the necessary component in assessing facts to determine the rule of law. This session will break down legal fact patterns to identify relevant information used to formulate the issue.

Session: Analyzing the Issue with the Rule

Day and Time: Saturday 9:00 a.m. (Starting March 19)

Session Type: Group Session

Description: Now that you’ve conquered spotting the issue, it’s time to analyze for legal sufficiency! Analyzing the Issue with the Rule merges potential issues with the learned rule of law to formulate a clear and concise legal analysis.

Individual Sessions

Individual sessions are available by request. Students are encouraged to speak with Gehrrie regarding their individual session requests during a group session or Power Hour. Students can also use the Ask a Coach or ASC Chat platform to request an individual session with Gehrrie.

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