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Re: 1L Exam Questions and Links

Posted: Sat Oct 13, 2012 6:26 am
by idk
You all are awesome. Thanks so much for sharing.

Re: 1L Exam Questions and Links

Posted: Tue Nov 27, 2012 2:40 am
by mellyy85
U Baly Student

Couple things, appreciate the help.

1. I can't seem to find any of the previous Fed. Civil Procedure Finals from Professor Shapiro. I assuming that he hasn't made them public, and therefore all the exams are about the same. If they are public can someone please link me up?

2. If there are no exams from Shapiro, how about any other University of Baltimore Civ Pro exams?

3. I was searching around the internet for "most common issues in civ pro essays" and to that extent. Does anyone know of a website that lists which rules are usually in essays, thus creating the issues? I mean there has to be something on this. It seems like the easiest website to make.

4. Applying to #3 are there websites like that for contracts and torts?

Thanks all,

Good Luck with Finals and remember to pop after

Re: 1L Exam Questions and Links

Posted: Thu Nov 29, 2012 12:42 am
by uvabro
pepperdine's exams are a joke. i wish our school had exams with model answers. when u don't study a lot and hit the model answer in deeper analysis, u know u just took a tttt exam.

Re: 1L Exam Questions and Links

Posted: Fri Dec 07, 2012 11:08 pm
by dannynoonan87
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Re: 1L Exam Questions and Links

Posted: Sat Dec 08, 2012 7:44 pm
by chiguy99
Hey, anyone have a copy or summary of the Acing K's checklist. I have a checklist of a fellow TLS'er and one I created myself, but have read some good things about the one at the end of that book. Just wanted to see what Im missing and/or should substitute. Thanks

Re: 1L Exam Questions and Links

Posted: Sun Dec 09, 2012 2:03 pm
by nys
if anybody has that, I would greatly appreciate it as well.

Re: 1L Exam Questions and Links

Posted: Thu Dec 20, 2012 5:59 pm
by LegalThree
Great job everyone! Looking forward to next semester. I've got a great collection of outlines, here are just a few:
SPAM

Re: 1L Exam Questions and Links

Posted: Tue Apr 16, 2013 12:40 am
by Nova
If anyone has access to University of Colorado -Boulder's exam bank, could you please help me out?

Im looking for Crim law exams from Professor Kevin Reitz. He taught there from 1988-2005.

PLEASE HALP



EDIT: THANK YOU! YOU KNOW WHO YOU ARE!

Re: 1L Exam Questions and Links

Posted: Wed Oct 09, 2013 9:31 pm
by venier1988
Could anyone that has access to the Yale Law School exams help me out?

I'm looking for Dan Kahan's criminal law exams.

I would be super appreciative if anyone could help me.

Re: 1L Exam Questions and Links

Posted: Mon Oct 14, 2013 7:33 pm
by Dolphine
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Re: 1L Exam Questions and Links

Posted: Mon Oct 28, 2013 11:18 pm
by lsatismylifefornow
Does anyone here go to Villanova for Law School/ Had Saiman for Contracts?

He's teaching 1st year Contracts at Penn this semester, and I was wondering if any law students from Villanova would be nice enough to PM me/ email me practice exams for his class.

The link on the first page for Villanova doesnt seem to work. I'm guessing you got to be a Villanova student to get access to them.

Thanks in advance. I know this is a long-shot!

Re: 1L Exam Questions and Links

Posted: Wed Jan 08, 2014 5:11 pm
by helpplease
Hey guys, do any of yall attend Moritz College? I'm a student at T50 law school and we have a visiting professor this semester (Joshua Dressler) from Moritz and was wondering if any of yall would be willing to check the exam database for me.

The link to the exam database is below. If any of yall could PM me if Dressler has anything on there, I would be forever indebted to you. Thank you!!!!

https://moritzlaw.osu.edu/intranet/exams/index.php

Re: 1L Exam Questions and Links

Posted: Mon Feb 17, 2014 2:54 pm
by transferror
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=206545

Apparently he doesn't share old exams.

Re: 1L Exam Questions and Links

Posted: Fri Mar 07, 2014 2:08 am
by jennmiller323
I just posted this elsewhere in response to someone's question, but I'm sure ya'll could use this too

some (mostly) free CA BAR Exam Cheat Sheets that I use:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1JcdEzANbj0wR_tOvrKhAMrzmS3u34MXOogQzNTLlu5A/edit

Those are just the Anti-trust ones, but it has a bunch of other section outline in there. And super sweet....

Re: 1L Exam Questions and Links

Posted: Wed Jun 25, 2014 10:26 am
by ajl17
thank you!

Re: 1L Exam Questions and Links

Posted: Sun Aug 17, 2014 1:09 am
by theycallmefoes
Sorry to revive an older thread, but I have a question about the PMBR books. If I'm looking to get one to help with exam prep, does it matter if it's a few years old? The more recent ones can be a bit pricey. Also, for the 2-volume set, is Volume 2 a continuation of Volume 1, or is it just additional prep material (i.e., do I need them both/do they have to be used in order)? Any insight would be greatly appreciated!

Re: 1L Exam Questions and Links

Posted: Mon Sep 15, 2014 12:12 pm
by fratstar1
Hey I'm a 1L at Boston College and I'm trying to get my hands on Vince Rougeau's past exams from Notre Dame. Its located on the Notre Dame Law Library server but it is only accessible via password....If anyone could get on there and and send them over to me I would be happy to return the favor.

Re: 1L Exam Questions and Links

Posted: Fri Sep 19, 2014 9:29 am
by SowhatsNU
Thanks for all the tips!

Re: 1L Exam Questions and Links

Posted: Fri Oct 03, 2014 12:31 am
by Jack_Sheridan
Thank you so much for sharing this...now this is what I was looking for! This will be more than help for me :)

Re: 1L Exam Questions and Links

Posted: Thu Oct 16, 2014 9:47 am
by tuhaybey
These questions aren't online, but here is a good list of the most recent print materials, which include a lot of good practice questions- http://lawbooklist.com

Re: 1L Exam Questions and Links

Posted: Tue Nov 11, 2014 11:29 am
by vlshort3955
Does anyone have any tips or good study materials to hone in on writing clearly under timed conditions? I went over a practice exam with my civ pro professor that I took under testing conditions and she basically said it was a mess to read. She's also a writing professor, so she's looking for clarity. There's no answer formula (eg. IRAC, Kaplan method) for her exams and she just wants short clear answers.
Even though I know the answers, under testing conditions (stress and time) I write way too much and make the answer very confusing. She suggested taking her past exams under timed conditions, which I will, but there's not many and I need more practice.

Thanks for any help, guys. :?

Re: 1L Exam Questions and Links

Posted: Thu Dec 04, 2014 7:38 pm
by Baby_Got_Feuerbach
Can anyone recommend a good set of crim law flashcards (online)? I have a CALI account; should I stick to that?

Re: 1L Exam Questions and Links

Posted: Mon Dec 08, 2014 10:11 pm
by Shema
theycallmefoes wrote:Sorry to revive an older thread, but I have a question about the PMBR books. If I'm looking to get one to help with exam prep, does it matter if it's a few years old? The more recent ones can be a bit pricey. Also, for the 2-volume set, is Volume 2 a continuation of Volume 1, or is it just additional prep material (i.e., do I need them both/do they have to be used in order)? Any insight would be greatly appreciated!


Older editions are fine to use. I actually prefer them because the font is larger. Plus the newer editions have the same questions and answers as the older. You can usually get an older one for 10 - 20 dollars on Amazon. You should get Volume 1 (Red book) first because it has 200 questions for each class. The blue book (Volume 2) is equally as helpful but it has only 100 questions for each class.

When you use PMBR be sure to read the answer carefully even if you get the question correct. It is reading the answer when the real learning happens.

Re: 1L Exam Questions and Links

Posted: Mon Dec 08, 2014 10:13 pm
by Shema
Baby_Got_Feuerbach wrote:Can anyone recommend a good set of crim law flashcards (online)? I have a CALI account; should I stick to that?


You should really check out "quimbee". Several 1Ls I know are using it to prepare and find it to be a great online resource. I highly recommend it.

Re: 1L Exam Questions and Links

Posted: Mon Dec 08, 2014 10:17 pm
by Shema
vlshort3955 wrote:Does anyone have any tips or good study materials to hone in on writing clearly under timed conditions? I went over a practice exam with my civ pro professor that I took under testing conditions and she basically said it was a mess to read. She's also a writing professor, so she's looking for clarity. There's no answer formula (eg. IRAC, Kaplan method) for her exams and she just wants short clear answers.
Even though I know the answers, under testing conditions (stress and time) I write way too much and make the answer very confusing. She suggested taking her past exams under timed conditions, which I will, but there's not many and I need more practice.

Thanks for any help, guys. :?


A civ pro exam is very difficult to organize because there are so many moving parts. If you don't mind sending one of your practice exams I can take a look at it and give you direct feedback on exactly how to organize the response. Professors are more likely to reward a well organized exam points because it is easy to read and to follow. There are certain topics and rules in civ pro that perfectly fit into one another and once this system is applied it is really a matter of plugging in the facts in your fact pattern into the system of analysis. If you'd like me to take a look just shoot me a PM.