1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby bostonian » Wed Dec 08, 2010 11:19 pm

phonepro wrote:are we allowed to post a past exam our teacher has on our web portal in order to get feedback from other posters?


That's up to your prof.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby Holly Golightly » Wed Dec 08, 2010 11:26 pm

7hr crim exam tomorrow. Should have killed myself before my open memo was due and before civpro wanted to make me take my own life.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby Gamecubesupreme » Wed Dec 08, 2010 11:30 pm

Sex the night before your final exam.

Good idea?

Bad idea?

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby clintonius » Wed Dec 08, 2010 11:41 pm

Absolutely. Blow off some steam and relax yourself for a solid night's sleep.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby mths » Wed Dec 08, 2010 11:55 pm

Holly Golightly wrote:7hr crim exam tomorrow. Should have killed myself before my open memo was due and before civpro wanted to make me take my own life.

Your finals blog is hilarious

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby D. H2Oman » Wed Dec 08, 2010 11:58 pm

Gamecubesupreme wrote:Sex the night before your final exam.

Good idea?

Bad idea?




I don't think you'll have to worry about that one.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby BriaTharen » Thu Dec 09, 2010 1:16 am

Gamecubesupreme wrote:Sex the night before your final exam.

Good idea?

Bad idea?

Excellent idea, it will relax you.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby servinDizzert » Thu Dec 09, 2010 1:18 am

Gamecubesupreme wrote:Sex the night before your final exam.

Good idea?

Bad idea?



Depends on if you are handwriting your exam....wouldn't want to tire out your hand ;)

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby beach_terror » Thu Dec 09, 2010 1:18 am

servinDizzert wrote:
Gamecubesupreme wrote:Sex the night before your final exam.

Good idea?

Bad idea?



Depends on if you are handwriting your exam....wouldn't want to tire out your hand ;)

ript

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby beach_terror » Thu Dec 09, 2010 1:23 am

This just in - using claim preclusion as a way to strengthen the holding in Gibbs for 1367a is apparently legit. My teacher blew my mind with this, figured I'd share.

Also, why can't I sleep anymore.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby Charles Barkley » Thu Dec 09, 2010 1:24 am

Can't. Bring. Myself. To. Study.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby goosey » Thu Dec 09, 2010 1:26 am

beach_terror wrote:This just in - using claim preclusion as a way to strengthen the holding in Gibbs for 1367a is apparently legit. My teacher blew my mind with this, figured I'd share.

Also, why can't I sleep anymore.


details?

[I feel incredibly dorky for caring about this, but as a disclaimer, I am prewriting my answers and trying to fit in an as much "brownie points" stuff as possible]

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby beach_terror » Thu Dec 09, 2010 1:26 am

Charles Barkley wrote:Can't. Bring. Myself. To. Study.

If you teach me to sleep, I'll teach you how to study - you know why? cuz all the bitches love me

HEYYY

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby beach_terror » Thu Dec 09, 2010 1:27 am

goosey wrote:
beach_terror wrote:This just in - using claim preclusion as a way to strengthen the holding in Gibbs for 1367a is apparently legit. My teacher blew my mind with this, figured I'd share.

Also, why can't I sleep anymore.


details?

[I feel incredibly dorky for caring about this, but as a disclaimer, I am prewriting my answers and trying to fit in an as much "brownie points" stuff as possible]

From my outline:

ii. The modern trend in [claim preclusion] is to force claimants to package claims into a single case along transactional lines. § 24(1) of the RESTATEMENT (SECOND) OF JUDGMENTS considers a claim to encompass all rights to relief “with respect to all or any part of the transaction, or series of connected transactions, out of which the action arose.” The drafters of this definition state that a transaction is “a natural grouping or common nucleus of operative fact
1. Stress a pragmatic approach: close connection in time, space, origin, or motivation” – taken together whether they form a convenient unit for trial purposes

Not necessarily ground breaking, but she said it's a way to help apply Gibbs, which is extremely vague in terms of application/language.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby Stanford4Me » Thu Dec 09, 2010 1:48 am

Charles Barkley wrote:Can't. Bring. Myself. To. Study.

After a series of OCS distractions, dinner, and other stuff I didn't start studying until about 9. Feel so bad.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby traehekat » Thu Dec 09, 2010 1:55 am

Anyone else finish an exam feeling relatively good about it, but then you kind of think that you didn't write down anything earth shattering so everything you wrote couldn't have been much different than anyone else's? Obviously I just have to move on to the next exam, but I'm just curious if this is a common feeling.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby Borhas » Thu Dec 09, 2010 2:07 am

2 down just one more to go

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby Charles Barkley » Thu Dec 09, 2010 2:11 am

Stanford4Me wrote:
Charles Barkley wrote:Can't. Bring. Myself. To. Study.

After a series of OCS distractions, dinner, and other stuff I didn't start studying until about 9. Feel so bad.


At least you were doing stuff. I'm just staring at my outline / practice problems. :cry:

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby MBZags » Thu Dec 09, 2010 2:40 am

First exam tomorrow. Scared shitless.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby NoleinNY » Thu Dec 09, 2010 2:49 am

Torts racehorse tomorrow. Joy.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby Charles Barkley » Thu Dec 09, 2010 4:47 am

So ugh, my torts exam had a problem on the final pulled exactly from a "problem case" in the case book. It was a negligence per se problem. The answer for the defendants admitted they were in violation of the statute. The injured person was within the protected class and the injuries were exactly the sort the statute was designed to prevent. No viable excuses present either.

Too easy? :?

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby jmhendri » Thu Dec 09, 2010 4:51 am

Charles Barkley wrote:So ugh, my torts exam had a problem on the final pulled exactly from a "problem case" in the case book. It was a negligence per se problem. The answer for the defendants admitted they were in violation of the statute. The injured person was within the protected class and the injuries were exactly the sort the statute was designed to prevent. No viable excuses present either.

Too easy? :?


yes.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby Charles Barkley » Thu Dec 09, 2010 4:53 am

jmhendri wrote:
Charles Barkley wrote:So ugh, my torts exam had a problem on the final pulled exactly from a "problem case" in the case book. It was a negligence per se problem. The answer for the defendants admitted they were in violation of the statute. The injured person was within the protected class and the injuries were exactly the sort the statute was designed to prevent. No viable excuses present either.

Too easy? :?


yes.

I just re-read the problem case from the torts book. It was no different than the question on the exam. I mean, different names, different location. Same injuries, same manner, same statute, however.

Talked it over w/ my study partner and she agreed.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby TigerBeer » Thu Dec 09, 2010 8:44 am

Charles Barkley wrote:
jmhendri wrote:
Charles Barkley wrote:So ugh, my torts exam had a problem on the final pulled exactly from a "problem case" in the case book. It was a negligence per se problem. The answer for the defendants admitted they were in violation of the statute. The injured person was within the protected class and the injuries were exactly the sort the statute was designed to prevent. No viable excuses present either.

Too easy? :?


yes.

I just re-read the problem case from the torts book. It was no different than the question on the exam. I mean, different names, different location. Same injuries, same manner, same statute, however.

Talked it over w/ my study partner and she agreed.


Wow, that's terrible, soo unfair to the people who haven't seen it. That's something that people would have complained about if it happened on a final in a high school class...

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby Holly Golightly » Thu Dec 09, 2010 8:53 am

mths wrote:
Holly Golightly wrote:7hr crim exam tomorrow. Should have killed myself before my open memo was due and before civpro wanted to make me take my own life.

Your finals blog is hilarious

Yeah, suicide is pretty funny...




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