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My Torts Outline

Postby lawschoolgiant » Thu Nov 11, 2010 11:40 am

It will be about 15-18 pages at the max. This includes brief summaries of all the cases we discussed. Does this maybe seem to short?

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Re: My Torts Outline

Postby kalvano » Thu Nov 11, 2010 11:51 am

Seems too long to me. Torts (intentional) is really easy to outline.

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Re: My Torts Outline

Postby lawschoolgiant » Thu Nov 11, 2010 11:52 am

kalvano wrote:Seems too long to me. Torts (intentional) is really easy to outline.



did you take torts, grade?


BTW I will have a 2-3 page mini outline. basically for organization. and a half of a page of that will be intentional tort chart.

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Re: My Torts Outline

Postby stayway » Thu Nov 11, 2010 12:09 pm

I thought most tort exams were closed book(?)

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Re: My Torts Outline

Postby kalvano » Thu Nov 11, 2010 12:13 pm

lawschoolgiant wrote:
kalvano wrote:Seems too long to me. Torts (intentional) is really easy to outline.



did you take torts, grade?


BTW I will have a 2-3 page mini outline. basically for organization. and a half of a page of that will be intentional tort chart.



I'm taking it right now.

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Re: My Torts Outline

Postby lawschoolgiant » Thu Nov 11, 2010 12:14 pm

nooyyllib wrote:I thought most tort exams were closed book(?)


even if all but 1 are, mine is open.

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Re: My Torts Outline

Postby 09042014 » Thu Nov 11, 2010 12:57 pm

kalvano wrote:Seems too long to me. Torts (intentional) is really easy to outline.


Intentional is easy, negligence is a fucking bitch.

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Re: My Torts Outline

Postby rdcws000 » Thu Nov 11, 2010 1:25 pm

My unfiltered running Torts outline is about 23 pages with 3 more class sessions to attend.

I know there is alot in there that I won't need in my final outline. I'm hoping to synthesize and trim down to about 7 pages.

This is just for reference. I have learned that the wisdom "different stuff works for different people" is very very true.

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Re: My Torts Outline

Postby beach_terror » Thu Nov 11, 2010 1:28 pm

Desert Fox wrote:
kalvano wrote:Seems too long to me. Torts (intentional) is really easy to outline.


Intentional is easy, negligence is a fucking bitch.

+1. I need to figure out a more formulaic way to attack negligence in my answers.

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Re: My Torts Outline

Postby kalvano » Thu Nov 11, 2010 4:30 pm

Desert Fox wrote:
kalvano wrote:Seems too long to me. Torts (intentional) is really easy to outline.


Intentional is easy, negligence is a fucking bitch.


Yes. I think my intentional torts outline will be like 2 pages, and then 10 for negligence, if not more.

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Re: My Torts Outline

Postby 20160810 » Thu Nov 11, 2010 4:35 pm

My torts outline was 6 pages.

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Re: My Torts Outline

Postby seespotrun » Thu Nov 11, 2010 5:32 pm

beach_terror wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:
kalvano wrote:Seems too long to me. Torts (intentional) is really easy to outline.


Intentional is easy, negligence is a fucking bitch.

+1. I need to figure out a more formulaic way to attack negligence in my answers.

Duty, breach, causation and damages. Your defenses will almost always come up in the proximate cause discussion.

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Re: My Torts Outline

Postby Cupidity » Thu Nov 11, 2010 5:44 pm

my torts outline is by far my longest, 38 pages (compared to 12 for civ pro and 18 for K's)

however, my prof expressed a deep desire for us to cite cases. So roughly 20 pages of the torts outline is just mini-briefs. If this weren't expected I imagine it would only be 20 pages.

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Re: My Torts Outline

Postby keg411 » Thu Nov 11, 2010 7:01 pm

nooyyllib wrote:I thought most tort exams were closed book(?)


Nope. Open book and half multiple choice for Torts (with a 5-hour take home issue spotter).

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Re: My Torts Outline

Postby IAFG » Thu Nov 11, 2010 7:03 pm

since my prof doesn't need case citations or fact-to-fact comparisons, i think mine will be in the 7-8 page range, all said and done.

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Re: My Torts Outline

Postby Cupidity » Thu Nov 11, 2010 7:05 pm

keg411 wrote:
nooyyllib wrote:I thought most tort exams were closed book(?)


Nope. Open book and half multiple choice for Torts (with a 5-hour take home issue spotter).

FYL.

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Re: My Torts Outline

Postby screwsandboalts » Thu Nov 11, 2010 7:05 pm

anybody using epstein?

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Re: My Torts Outline

Postby mths » Thu Nov 11, 2010 7:07 pm

betasteve wrote:
nooyyllib wrote:I thought most tort exams were closed book(?)

Why?

MIne is :( definitely not looking forward to that. Although, I think I prefer it over my 24 hour conlaw take home...

To above post: I have Epstein

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Re: My Torts Outline

Postby screwsandboalts » Thu Nov 11, 2010 7:18 pm

im making my outline today but looking for a previous students outline to check facts and stuff - problem is that no one had our prof last year and no one used epstein, and i cant find a good outline - do you (or anyone) happen to have a decent one that i could check mine with?

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Re: My Torts Outline

Postby mths » Thu Nov 11, 2010 7:23 pm

screwsandboalts wrote:im making my outline today but looking for a previous students outline to check facts and stuff - problem is that no one had our prof last year and no one used epstein, and i cant find a good outline - do you (or anyone) happen to have a decent one that i could check mine with?

Sure PM me your email

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Re: My Torts Outline

Postby beach_terror » Thu Nov 11, 2010 8:25 pm

seespotrun wrote:
beach_terror wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:
kalvano wrote:Seems too long to me. Torts (intentional) is really easy to outline.


Intentional is easy, negligence is a fucking bitch.

+1. I need to figure out a more formulaic way to attack negligence in my answers.

Duty, breach, causation and damages. Your defenses will almost always come up in the proximate cause discussion.


I always feel like I'm just using circular logic to justify that a duty exists.

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Re: My Torts Outline

Postby Irish2013 » Thu Nov 11, 2010 9:37 pm

screwsandboalts wrote:anybody using epstein?


I am,

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Re: My Torts Outline

Postby Grizz » Thu Nov 11, 2010 9:41 pm

IAFG wrote:since my prof doesn't need case citations or fact-to-fact comparisons, i think mine will be in the 7-8 page range, all said and done.


Mine's looking to be about this long.

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Re: My Torts Outline

Postby motedust » Thu Nov 11, 2010 9:45 pm

Mines about 7 pages right now, 3 weeks left. Open book though, straight issue spotter. Aiming for about 10-12.

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Re: My Torts Outline

Postby MTC87 » Thu Nov 11, 2010 10:36 pm

To those who used Epstein's casebook - did you also try Epstein's hornbook? Is it any good? How about Emanuel's?




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