Model responses to hypos in casebooks?

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jmharlan2
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Model responses to hypos in casebooks?

Postby jmharlan2 » Sun Aug 14, 2011 9:30 am

Is there any place you can find model responses to hypotheticals posed in casebooks, e.g., Torts by Twerski & Henderson?

Thank you.

jkay
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Re: Model responses to hypos in casebooks?

Postby jkay » Sun Aug 14, 2011 12:30 pm

No. Get the Examples and Explanations series. Casebooks are shit for actual studying for this exact reason -- the questions are strictly rhetorical.

kaiser
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Re: Model responses to hypos in casebooks?

Postby kaiser » Sun Aug 14, 2011 12:36 pm

No. Get used to those casebook hypos without answers. Every book has them. I remember when I used to waste time with my study group actually trying to formulate answers to them should they come up in class. Talk about losing the forest for the trees. Give them a few moments of thought but that is about it.

GMVarun
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Re: Model responses to hypos in casebooks?

Postby GMVarun » Sun Aug 14, 2011 8:36 pm

In addition to what G.T.L. said, occasionally these hypos will be circuit splits (meaning different courts have reached different conclusions, so there essentially is no one right answer). I sometimes noted down some of these as issues that could come up in the professor's exams.

NotMyRealName09
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Re: Model responses to hypos in casebooks?

Postby NotMyRealName09 » Sun Aug 14, 2011 10:00 pm

They are good for stimulating thoughts, but if your professor talks about one specifically - WATCH OUT - that hypo is prime material for an exam question.

jmharlan2
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Re: Model responses to hypos in casebooks?

Postby jmharlan2 » Mon Aug 15, 2011 2:53 am

Thanks very much!




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