How to Read a Legal Opinion: A Guide for New Law Students

I’ve posted this before, but I thought some of our newer readers might appreciate a re-post of my short article on how to read legal opinions: How to Read a Legal Opinion: A Guide for New Law Students. It’s intended for new law students, but I understand that at least some non-lawyers have found it helpful, too. My apologies for the re-post to those who have seen the article before.