Stopped Reading the Casebook

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Re: Stopped Reading the Casebook

Postby beach_terror » Tue Aug 30, 2011 10:40 am

joncrooshal wrote:Was being sarcastic, for sure.

Sarcasm and the interwebs can cause planes to go woosh.

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Re: Stopped Reading the Casebook

Postby 23402385985 » Tue Aug 30, 2011 10:43 am

beach_terror wrote:
joncrooshal wrote:Was being sarcastic, for sure.

Sarcasm and the interwebs can cause planes to go woosh.


I should have used an emoticon, but I'm too lazy.

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Re: Stopped Reading the Casebook

Postby Naked Dude » Tue Aug 30, 2011 11:54 am

beach_terror wrote:
joncrooshal wrote:Was being sarcastic, for sure.

Sarcasm and the interwebs can cause planes to go woosh.


I strongly prefer that planes go over my head.

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Re: Stopped Reading the Casebook

Postby NotMyRealName09 » Thu Sep 01, 2011 2:15 pm

rawrab wrote:
By avoiding the process and only seeking out the finished product, you are doing yourself a disservice, and you are hindering your ability to do this analysis yourself. There is no casenotes for the exam.


The thing is when I read a case and do a brief myself I don't have any problems figuring out the rule/holding ect. I mostly just stopped reading the casebook because it takes to long and I'm too lazy.

Do most people seriously read the whole case and make a brief? That just seems like a ridiculous waste of time to me.

Also, I go to a TTT if that makes any different.


You are going to be a horrible lawyer. You should feel bad.

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Re: Stopped Reading the Casebook

Postby WSJ_Law » Thu Sep 01, 2011 3:12 pm

NotMyRealName09 wrote:
rawrab wrote:
By avoiding the process and only seeking out the finished product, you are doing yourself a disservice, and you are hindering your ability to do this analysis yourself. There is no casenotes for the exam.


The thing is when I read a case and do a brief myself I don't have any problems figuring out the rule/holding ect. I mostly just stopped reading the casebook because it takes to long and I'm too lazy.

Do most people seriously read the whole case and make a brief? That just seems like a ridiculous waste of time to me.

Also, I go to a TTT if that makes any different.


You are going to be a horrible lawyer. You should feel bad.


HTH

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Re: Stopped Reading the Casebook

Postby quiver » Fri Sep 02, 2011 2:25 pm

dailygrind wrote:I think my favorite would be the ghost case of property/contracts (Stambovsky).
That was a good one.

I gotta go with Kinsman in torts. The facts of that case would be ridiculous even for a movie script. Although I'm probably forgetting a bunch of torts/crim cases I thought were awesome at the time.

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Re: Stopped Reading the Casebook

Postby Tar Baby » Fri Sep 30, 2011 2:28 pm

Cupidity wrote:
dakatz wrote:
rawrab wrote:.


+1.


Another +1 loser.

Please add to the discussion. Refrain from comment if you have nothing to add.

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Re: Stopped Reading the Casebook

Postby dreakol » Fri Sep 30, 2011 7:36 pm

Tar Baby wrote:
Cupidity wrote:
dakatz wrote:
rawrab wrote:.


+1.


Another +1 loser.

Please add to the discussion. Refrain from comment if you have nothing to add.



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Re: Stopped Reading the Casebook

Postby 071816 » Fri Sep 30, 2011 7:50 pm

Tar Baby wrote:
Cupidity wrote:
dakatz wrote:
rawrab wrote:.


+1.


Another +1 loser.

Please add to the discussion. Refrain from comment if you have nothing to add.


The irony in this post is fucking priceless.

P.S. you're not a mod.

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Re: Stopped Reading the Casebook

Postby BackToTheOldHouse » Fri Sep 30, 2011 7:58 pm

chimp wrote:
Tar Baby wrote:
Cupidity wrote:
rawrab wrote:.




Another +1 loser.

Please add to the discussion. Refrain from comment if you have nothing to add.


The irony in this post is fucking priceless.

P.S. you're not a mod.

+1

















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Re: Stopped Reading the Casebook

Postby tfer2222 » Fri Sep 30, 2011 8:41 pm

FWIW, i stopped reading my civ pro casebook after a while, turned to Glannon Guide and E&E, and got A's both semesters.

I think this was a really rare case though, because it was pretty easy to figure out my professor. I had an outline that was basically verbatim what he said in class, and the supplements gave me practice with application. Reading the casebook wasn't efficient at all, for what my professor was looking for on the exams.

and stop hating on the kid for being at a TTT. I guarantee everyone on here would have said I was probably "fucked" If I'd posted my pre-law stats and plans, but I worked my ass off and managed several t14 transfer acceptances and biglaw offers.


but i'll still concede that yes, technically there is a presumption (95% chance?) of being fucked....this comes to mind: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KX5jNnDMfxA




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