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Re: 1L Exam Questions and Links

Postby brickman » Tue Nov 22, 2011 5:11 pm

Helmholtz wrote:I personally found these awesome for crimlaw prep:

http://law.fordham.edu/assets/Faculty/D ... Part_1.pdf
http://law.fordham.edu/assets/Faculty/D ... Part_2.pdf
http://law.fordham.edu/assets/Faculty/D ... Part_3.pdf
http://law.fordham.edu/assets/Faculty/D ... Part_4.pdf
http://law.fordham.edu/assets/Faculty/C ... l_2008.pdf

They were exactly what I was looking for (since our prof is new and has no exams+model answers). I felt like I hit the goldmine when I found them.


FUCK YES

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http://guweb2.gonzaga.edu/~dewolf/torts ... am_ind.htm

FUCK YES AGAIN.

plus, here are some from my school:



http://www.scribd.com/doc/73489460/Marc ... -Fall-2009

http://www.scribd.com/doc/73489527/Ma-L ... aw-Undated

http://www.scribd.com/doc/73490302/Crim ... -2-Final-2

links to others:
test 1:

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model answer to test 1:

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Re: 1L Exam Questions and Links

Postby TheFutureLawyer » Fri Dec 02, 2011 9:07 pm

nice

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Re: 1L Exam Questions and Links

Postby bpasqual1230 » Mon Dec 05, 2011 12:09 am

Hey I was wondering if anyone had any website where there are sample contract exams (additional to the ones posted)

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Re: 1L Exam Questions and Links

Postby jackattack17 » Fri Dec 09, 2011 3:44 pm

Anyone have any advice on how to tackle a CrimLaw Policy Question?

Some background: we spent a significant amount of classtime discussing our thoughts on the law. I had difficulty with this, seeing as how we're all in our first semester of law school and basically talking out of our asses. So, I didn't really take notes on these discussions and only half listened, figuring that "what so-and-so thinks about self-defense" would not be on the exam. Turns out, prof said there might be a policy question for our exam.

In two of the five past exams he provided us, he asked a sort of policy question. The first gave a long fact pattern on returning female vets of the Iraq war committing more DV and anti-muslim crimes, and asked about things like the role of extreme emotional distress in defining crimes and whether the law should be gender-neutral. (note: prof admitted that this question, from the first exam he ever wrote, was a trainwreck haha) The second did not give a fact pattern, just basically said to advise the judiciary committee of your legislature on reforms to defining sexual offenses and sentencing.

So, how would one go about answering one of these, while maintaining some sort of structure and not just spouting BS for an hour? The only thing I can really think of right now is just talking a lot about theories of punishment (utilitarianism/retributivism), which a lot of our class discussions focused on directly or indirectly.

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Re: 1L Exam Questions and Links

Postby jackattack17 » Fri Dec 09, 2011 8:12 pm

Anyone wanna help out? Re: Crim Law policy question

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Re: 1L Exam Questions and Links

Postby hijodehombre » Sat Dec 10, 2011 6:03 pm

jackattack17 wrote:Anyone wanna help out? Re: Crim Law policy question


I think Dressler's Understanding Crim Law does a decent job of listing pros and cons for different areas; for example, whether rape statutes should or should not have a force requirement. It's not a short hornbook so it may or may not be worth looking into at this point depending on when your exam is. It is, however, well organized so I think you should have enough time to at least glance at it.

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Re: 1L Exam Questions and Links

Postby jackattack17 » Sat Dec 10, 2011 8:38 pm

Thanks. Exam is Monday morning but I'll take a look at Dressler's tmrw.

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Re: 1L Exam Questions and Links

Postby ringdabell » Wed Dec 14, 2011 6:45 am

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Re: 1L Exam Questions and Links

Postby jayt2012 » Sun Jan 08, 2012 8:24 pm

Dressler's book is good. Another very good criminal law book to look at is Delaney's Criminal Law Advocacy book.

Policy and BLL are intertwined, so if your professor is formulating his exam around policy, you need to apply the different policy discussions as the framework for the response and use iconic examples that incorporate BLL principles to intelligently guide the response.

In class, you need to pay very close attention to your professor's particular reactions to the questions he poses. In my crim law class this semester (which I received an A in), a lot of students would zone out during these discussions. However, being able to see the BLL principles through the eyes of your prof, and articulate a response that represents those views into your essay response, will immediately set you apart from the unorganized responses that the majority of students will write (by merely barfing out their outline or throwing out random, irrelevant policy points).

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Re: 1L Exam Questions and Links

Postby protein » Sat Feb 11, 2012 1:43 am

Are there any more working links for practice exams with model answers?

Seems like most of the links in this thread are now broken.

Looking for contracts/conlaw/property in particular

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Re: 1L Exam Questions and Links

Postby hawkeye22 » Wed Apr 18, 2012 8:53 pm


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Re: 1L Exam Questions and Links

Postby LAWYER2 » Tue Apr 24, 2012 9:45 pm

hawkeye22 wrote:Its that time of the year:
http://law.ggu.edu/law-library/study-ai ... -professor



Thanks for sharing!

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Re: 1L Exam Questions and Links

Postby TheFutureLawyer » Sun Apr 29, 2012 7:58 pm

Anyone got Property Exams WITH Answers?

Already got some Qs from the teacher, but would really like to see full answers to an exam/practice question.

Thank you!

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Re: 1L Exam Questions and Links

Postby hawkeye22 » Tue May 01, 2012 10:01 am

Look at the link right before your post.

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Re: 1L Exam Questions and Links

Postby jackattack17 » Wed May 02, 2012 12:54 pm

Rezoning and Frustration of Purpose/Impracticability:

Is rezoning grounds for either defense? E.g. enter into lease for restaurant (base rent+commission on sales), then city (legitimately) rezones for residential.

Is rezoning "an occurrence the non-occurrence of which is a basic assumption on which the K was made" (to quote Rest 261/265)?

If so, would both defenses be available, or just frustration of purpose?

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Re: 1L Exam Questions and Links

Postby lynch » Thu Jun 21, 2012 8:29 am

Thank you very much for this. This thread can really help me a lot. :)


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Re: 1L Exam Questions and Links

Postby 20130312 » Mon Aug 20, 2012 2:08 pm

941law wrote:http://law.fordham.edu/assets/Faculty/D ... Part_1.pdf
--LinkRemoved-- ... Part_2.pdf
--LinkRemoved-- ... Part_3.pdf
--LinkRemoved-- ... Part_4.pdf
--LinkRemoved-- ... l_2008.pdf
http://www.scribd.com/doc/73489460/Marc ... -Fall-2009

http://www.scribd.com/doc/73489527/Ma-L ... aw-Undated

http://www.scribd.com/doc/73490302/Crim ... -2-Final-2


These are all broken.

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Re: 1L Exam Questions and Links

Postby 941law » Tue Aug 28, 2012 10:25 pm

InGoodFaith wrote:
941law wrote:http://law.fordham.edu/assets/Faculty/D ... Part_1.pdf
--LinkRemoved-- ... Part_2.pdf
--LinkRemoved-- ... Part_3.pdf
--LinkRemoved-- ... Part_4.pdf
--LinkRemoved-- ... l_2008.pdf
http://www.scribd.com/doc/73489460/Marc ... -Fall-2009

http://www.scribd.com/doc/73489527/Ma-L ... aw-Undated

http://www.scribd.com/doc/73490302/Crim ... -2-Final-2


These are all broken.


hmmm, the last 3 you quoted are still working for me. The others were working on the date I mentioned.

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Re: 1L Exam Questions and Links

Postby Nova » Tue Sep 11, 2012 9:30 pm

941law wrote:
InGoodFaith wrote:
941law wrote:http://law.fordham.edu/assets/Faculty/D ... Part_1.pdf
--LinkRemoved-- ... Part_2.pdf
--LinkRemoved-- ... Part_3.pdf
--LinkRemoved-- ... Part_4.pdf
--LinkRemoved-- ... l_2008.pdf
http://www.scribd.com/doc/73489460/Marc ... -Fall-2009

http://www.scribd.com/doc/73489527/Ma-L ... aw-Undated

http://www.scribd.com/doc/73490302/Crim ... -2-Final-2


These are all broken.


hmmm, the last 3 you quoted are still working for me. The others were working on the date I mentioned.


broken as in unclickable. The Columbia ones are fantastic. thank you!

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Re: 1L Exam Questions and Links

Postby Geaux12 » Mon Oct 01, 2012 7:41 pm

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Re: 1L Exam Questions and Links

Postby srfngdd6 » Mon Oct 01, 2012 7:44 pm

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Re: 1L Exam Questions and Links

Postby reckless_abandon » Mon Oct 01, 2012 8:59 pm

srfngdd6 wrote:tag

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Re: 1L Exam Questions and Links

Postby goldeneye » Mon Oct 01, 2012 9:07 pm

Thanks for these.

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Re: 1L Exam Questions and Links

Postby echooo23 » Sat Oct 06, 2012 2:50 pm

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