Contracts Exam and the UCC+Restatement

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Contracts Exam and the UCC+Restatement

Postby pleasetryagain » Sat Sep 11, 2010 4:09 pm

How much are we expected to cite specific sections of the UCC and Restatement on the exam? I am assuming there is some teacher dependence to this, and that when we are instructed to read a particular section we are expected to regurgitate them on the exam. But otherwise, is it necessary to quote the relevant sections throughout?

For example, when characterizing a certain fact pattern in the Offer, Acceptance, Consideration, etc format do we have to cite the sections of the UCC/Restatement defining and explaining these? How much do you incorporate the statutes/model laws into your outlines?

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Re: Contracts Exam and the UCC+Restatement

Postby traehekat » Sat Sep 11, 2010 5:09 pm

Would be interested to hear thoughts on this as well. Thanks for the question.

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Re: Contracts Exam and the UCC+Restatement

Postby BCLS » Sat Sep 11, 2010 6:26 pm

I'm interested in this as well. On a side note I'd be interested in hearing how large of a role damages will play on the exam. I'm having trouble with damage calculation at the moment lol.

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Re: Contracts Exam and the UCC+Restatement

Postby tikitavi » Sun Sep 12, 2010 11:16 am

You need to ask your professor; it will vary. My contracts professor specifically told us that he wanted us to cite to the Restatement and the UCC wherever applicable, but I am sure there are other professors that won't care.

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Re: Contracts Exam and the UCC+Restatement

Postby Riles246 » Wed Sep 15, 2010 4:08 pm

Our contracts exam relied heavily on citing to the UCC. We weren't required to cite to the restatement, however. We were allowed to bring our UCC supplement into the exam with us, though, so it was actually quite helpful. I made a little index of the sections we covered in class so that I could quickly flip back and forth.

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Re: Contracts Exam and the UCC+Restatement

Postby Bosque » Wed Sep 15, 2010 4:33 pm

tikitavi wrote:You need to ask your professor; it will vary.

The bolded is very credited. Also make sure to know now what your professor's policy is on materials you can bring into the exam. For example, my professor allowed the UCC, the Restatement, and an outline he made for us. With NO NOTES or tabs on any of it. So a bunch of my classmates that did not pay attention to this at the begining of the semester had to go through removing tabs and whiteing out notes, or just buy a new copy of the UCC/Restatement.

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