New CALI Lessons – Primary v. Secondary Sources: Why Is Reading Cases So Hard?





As your students start law school, they might notice that reading cases is rather difficult. This lesson will explain why reading cases feels so hard and give your students tips on how to make things slightly easier.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the lesson, students will be able to:
1. Summarize why reading cases is different from what you’ve done before.
2. Recognize the difference between a primary and secondary source.
3. Demonstrate how to read case law.