Yale University

A Law Student's Toolkit

Taught in English

Some content may not be translated

160,255 already enrolled


Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Ian Ayres

Instructor: Ian Ayres


(1,375 reviews)

15 hours to complete
3 weeks at 5 hours a week
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

Details to know

Shareable certificate

Add to your LinkedIn profile


2 quizzes

See how employees at top companies are mastering in-demand skills


Earn a career certificate

Add this credential to your LinkedIn profile, resume, or CV

Share it on social media and in your performance review


There are 7 modules in this course

An overview of what you will learn, how it will help you, and how to get the most from it.

What's included

1 video2 readings

Dichotomies and oppositions that will help you categorize legal rules and frame policy questions.

What's included

11 videos8 readings1 quiz3 peer reviews

Interactions between the law and academic disciplines such as economics, philosophy, and psychology.

What's included

10 videos10 readings1 peer review

Fundamental frameworks of legal analysis and procedure.

What's included

4 videos4 readings1 peer review

Concepts from the law of evidence that can help you respond to questions and make compelling arguments

What's included

2 videos2 readings

The tools you need to get the most out of law school.

What's included

4 videos2 readings1 quiz1 peer review

What's included

2 videos1 reading


Instructor ratings
4.8 (254 ratings)
Ian Ayres
Yale University
3 Courses209,410 learners

Offered by

Yale University

Recommended if you're interested in Law

Why people choose Coursera for their career

Felipe M.
Learner since 2018
"To be able to take courses at my own pace and rhythm has been an amazing experience. I can learn whenever it fits my schedule and mood."
Jennifer J.
Learner since 2020
"I directly applied the concepts and skills I learned from my courses to an exciting new project at work."
Larry W.
Learner since 2021
"When I need courses on topics that my university doesn't offer, Coursera is one of the best places to go."
Chaitanya A.
"Learning isn't just about being better at your job: it's so much more than that. Coursera allows me to learn without limits."

Learner reviews

Showing 3 of 1375


1,375 reviews

  • 5 stars


  • 4 stars


  • 3 stars


  • 2 stars


  • 1 star



Reviewed on Aug 9, 2020


Reviewed on May 5, 2020


Reviewed on Oct 30, 2018


Open new doors with Coursera Plus

Unlimited access to 7,000+ world-class courses, hands-on projects, and job-ready certificate programs - all included in your subscription

Advance your career with an online degree

Earn a degree from world-class universities - 100% online

Join over 3,400 global companies that choose Coursera for Business

Upskill your employees to excel in the digital economy

Frequently asked questions