When I started law school, I heard a lot of talk about outlines from upperclassmen, professors, and lawyers. I wasn't really sure why I was supposed to outline. And I wasn't really sure if I had a choice. I thought it was odd that everyone I talked to about law school said the same thing: "You have to outline." A budding lawyer, I had to ask, "But why?" Well, I finally had my answer. Here it is. Continue reading "The Secrets of Outlining: Why do we do it?"