Law classes require different strategies than undergraduate classes because of format, content, and pace differences. Law professors rarely lecture because they expect students to understand basic concepts during class preparation. They may use the Socratic Method of questioning to reveal legal analysis and nuances. Professors also tend to cover more material quickly.
As a result of this analysis, a student will immediately have a better idea of the class format that will be followed, the expectations for student preparation, the likely questions to be asked, supplemental formats used by the professor, and the key words signifying important points.