Briefing Cases Efficiently

Briefing Cases Efficiently

Learn how to brief cases in a way that saves you time and lets you extract exactly what you need from each case.


Welcome to Briefing Cases Efficiently! In this lesson, we’ll show you how to brief cases to get the most out of your precious study time. 

A case brief is a quick summary, usually a page or so, that captures the case’s essential elements. Efficient case briefing has three phases:

• initial prep,

• pre-briefing, and 

• reading and briefing. 

I. Initial Prep

Phase one, initial prep, entails three foundational steps you should take near the beginning of the semester. Step one is...