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Study Aids for Upper Division Bar Courses & the Bar Exam: Home


This guide covers library materials available for the required and elective courses covered on the Ohio Bar Exam, as well as some courses tested on bar exams outside of Ohio.

Required Bar Courses:

* Constitutional Law

* Evidence

* Professional Responsibility

Elective Bar Courses:

* Administration of Criminal Justice

* Basic Business Associtions

* Commercial Paper

* Corporations

* Remedies

* Secured Transactions

* Wills, Trusts and Estates

Courses Tested on Bar Exams Outside of Ohio:

* Administrative Law

* Conflict of Laws

* Family Law

* Individual Taxation

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Take a look at the Library Materials Guide for First Year Courses for study aids on bar subjects such as Civil Procedure, Contracts, Criminal Law, Torts and Property.

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Sample Exams

Sample University of Akron Law School Exams are available online through Springboard. 

Log on to Springboard using your UANet ID and Password and follow the link for Law School Sample Exams. Exams are arranged alphabetically by course. The exams are available in PDF format and may be viewed online or printed for later use.

Lexis Study Aids via Akron Digital Library

West Academic Study Aids Online

Access more than 470 study aids via West Academic Study Aids.  

The subscription includes the following titles for all first year courses:

  • Gilbert Law Summaries 
  • Sum & Substance Quick Review
  • Sum & Substance Exam Pro Series
  • Black Letter Outlines
  • Acing Series    
  • Concise Hornbook Series
  • Law in a Nutshell Series

The subscription also includes the High Court Case Summaries Series, which include case briefs keyed to specific casebooks.

Office of Academic Success Programs

The Office of Academic Success Programs is located on the third floor of the law library.