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Exam Resources @ Pence Law Library: Home

This is a short guide to Print & Online Study Materials held by the Pence Law Library


Pence provides a number of exam resources for 1Ls and upper class students. We subscribe to both print and online resources that can help you with outlining, studying, memorization, etc. In addition we also provide Exam Refreshers throughout the semester. 

Exam Refreshers

Do not leave your materials unattended

Please remember to secure your belongings when you take breaks. You should use your own campus locker. Also the Pence Law Library has Laptop (or other devices) that not only allow you to secure your materials, but also charge your device at the same time. 

Study Breaks

SBA Outline Bank

The SBA Outline Bank has various student outlines for various courses taught at the Law School are made available by the Washington College of Law Student Bar Association (SBA) in an online outline bank on the SBA's Website

WCL Past Exams

The WCL Exam Database can be accessed from the Library Services page of the Pence Law Library website. 

The exams database contains all of the examinations placed on reserve with the Pence Law Library by professors since 1990. If there are sample answers on reserve, these answers will be linked to the appropriate examination. A few exams will require a password for access; most will not.

NOTE: Professors are not required to put their exams into the database. There may or may not be an old exam for your professor. You can ask your professor to request to add their exam to the database. 

Print Study Aids



  • The library has a number of print study aids that can help you with your exam preparation
  • They are generally located in the 1st floor Reserve Collection
  • Consult the Frequently Requested Topics & Call Numbers resource at the Reference desk to find items related to your course

West Academic Study Aids Subscription


West Academic Study Aids package. This package provides online access to many of the study supplements, including West’s Concise Hornbook Series, the Law Stories Series, and all of the Nutshells. To access the study supplements, you will need to go to and click the link for “Study Aids Subscription.” The first time you log in, you will need to create an account with West Academic so that you can use the resource offsite.

  • An online subscription based service that provides electronic access to over 350 study aids from West, Foundation and Gilberts.
  • Unlimited access to ALL available study aids.
  • Ability to take notes, highlight and “mark up” your study aids.
  • Ability to create a list of “favorite” study aids for easy access.


Lexis Digital Library

Click on the link below and sign in to get online access to first year and upper level study aids, hornbooks, treatises, practice materials and more!

Pence Digital Library

CALI Lessons


CALI has a library of over 1,000 interactive legal tutorials written by law professors and geared towards law students.

Register for an account using your AU email @
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