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Share your Mnemonic study phrases?

Postby LAWYER2 » Tue Sep 27, 2011 7:27 pm

One I'll never forget for contracts, statute of frauds; "MY LEGS": Marriage, contracts for more than one Year, Land, Executor (or estate), Goods (over $500), Surety;

I've been trying to come up with some good ones for possessory estates in property, and intentional torts in torts.



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Re: Share your Mnemonic study phrases?

Postby target » Wed Sep 28, 2011 1:44 am

LAWYER2 wrote:One I'll never forget for contracts, statute of frauds; "MY LEGS": Marriage, contracts for more than one Year, Land, Executor (or estate), Goods (over $500), Surety;

I've been trying to come up with some good ones for possessory estates in property, and intentional torts in torts.

,


this is funny and brilliant.

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Re: Share your Mnemonic study phrases?

Postby agathos » Wed Sep 28, 2011 9:34 am

target wrote:
LAWYER2 wrote:One I'll never forget for contracts, statute of frauds; "MY LEGS": Marriage, contracts for more than one Year, Land, Executor (or estate), Goods (over $500), Surety;

I've been trying to come up with some good ones for possessory estates in property, and intentional torts in torts.

,


this is funny and brilliant.

+1

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Re: Share your Mnemonic study phrases?

Postby waxecstatic » Wed Sep 28, 2011 12:07 pm

agathos wrote:
target wrote:
LAWYER2 wrote:One I'll never forget for contracts, statute of frauds; "MY LEGS": Marriage, contracts for more than one Year, Land, Executor (or estate), Goods (over $500), Surety;

I've been trying to come up with some good ones for possessory estates in property, and intentional torts in torts.

,


this is funny and brilliant.

+1


Pretty good idea.

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Re: Share your Mnemonic study phrases?

Postby Gamecubesupreme » Wed Sep 28, 2011 2:32 pm

waxecstatic wrote:
agathos wrote:
target wrote:
LAWYER2 wrote:One I'll never forget for contracts, statute of frauds; "MY LEGS": Marriage, contracts for more than one Year, Land, Executor (or estate), Goods (over $500), Surety;

I've been trying to come up with some good ones for possessory estates in property, and intentional torts in torts.

,


this is funny and brilliant.

+1


Pretty good idea.


Are you guys just shamelessly tagging this topic and hoping for more mnemonics without contributing?


Cause that's what I'm doing.

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Re: Share your Mnemonic study phrases?

Postby LAWYER2 » Fri Sep 30, 2011 11:57 am

bump

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Re: Share your Mnemonic study phrases?

Postby random5483 » Sat Oct 01, 2011 2:52 am

I never bothered with mneumonics because I tend to have more success memorizing the actual rules without the use of mneumonics. Crazy I know, but it works for me.

The only mneumonic I recall is BARRK from criminal law. For felony murder, certain specifically enumerated felonies usually result in 1st degree murder conditions. They are Burglary, Arson, Rape, Robbery, and Kidnapping (BARRK).

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Re: Share your Mnemonic study phrases?

Postby LAWYER2 » Sun Oct 02, 2011 6:37 pm

For Property
Frank Sinatra Doesn't Prefer Orville Redenbacher


FSDPOR = Fee Simple Determinable Possibility Of Reverter

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Re: Share your Mnemonic study phrases?

Postby I.P. Daly » Sun Oct 02, 2011 7:22 pm

AP for property:

"An Echo"

Actual, Notorious, Exclusive, Continuous, Hostile, Open/Notorious

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Re: Share your Mnemonic study phrases?

Postby masochist » Sun Oct 02, 2011 7:25 pm

Gamecubesupreme wrote:
Are you guys just shamelessly tagging this topic and hoping for more mnemonics without contributing?


Cause that's what I'm doing.


Yes.

But I will contribute something if I can think of one :)

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Re: Share your Mnemonic study phrases?

Postby I.P. Daly » Sun Oct 02, 2011 7:35 pm

Requirements for common law offer:

"Q Tips"

Quantity, Time, Identity, Party, Subject matter

My buddy taught me this to remember the intentional torts:

"Fat Bitc[h]"

False imprisonment, Assault, Trespass to chattel, Battery, IIED, Trespass to land, Conversion

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Re: Share your Mnemonic study phrases?

Postby thecilent » Sun Oct 02, 2011 9:11 pm

I think you might be in trouble if you cant remember the int torts without using a mnemonic

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Re: Share your Mnemonic study phrases?

Postby acrossthelake » Sun Oct 02, 2011 9:15 pm

thecilent wrote:I think you might be in trouble if you cant remember the int torts without using a mnemonic


Also, do y'all have closed-notes exams?

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Re: Share your Mnemonic study phrases?

Postby introversional » Sun Oct 02, 2011 9:16 pm

You all have anything to remind me what the substantive differences are between Stare Decisis, Precedent, and Mandatory Authority?

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Re: Share your Mnemonic study phrases?

Postby LAWYER2 » Sun Oct 02, 2011 9:34 pm

I.P. Daly wrote:Requirements for common law offer:

"Q Tips"

Quantity, Time, Identity, Party, Subject matter

My buddy taught me this to remember the intentional torts:

"Fat Bitc[h]"

False imprisonment, Assault, Trespass to chattel, Battery, IIED, Trespass to land, Conversion



Good one! I've been trying to come up with something for torts but that definitely works!
My property and tort exams are closed book, so any little thing helps, and mnemonic phrasing really, really help me.

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Re: Share your Mnemonic study phrases?

Postby MrPapagiorgio » Sun Oct 02, 2011 9:45 pm

Gamecubesupreme wrote:Are you guys just shamelessly tagging this topic and hoping for more mnemonics without contributing?


Cause that's what I'm doing.

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Re: Share your Mnemonic study phrases?

Postby AlexanderSupertramp » Tue Oct 18, 2011 9:17 pm

I.P. Daly wrote:AP for property:

"An Echo"

Actual, Notorious, Exclusive, Continuous, Hostile, Open/Notorious

I used "A Hooker On Every Corner

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Re: Share your Mnemonic study phrases?

Postby ph14 » Tue Oct 18, 2011 9:24 pm

AlexanderSupertramp wrote:
I.P. Daly wrote:AP for property:

"An Echo"

Actual, Notorious, Exclusive, Continuous, Hostile, Open/Notorious

I used "A Hooker On Every Corner


I've heard it as "OCEAN."

Open, continuous, exclusive, actual, notorious.

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Re: Share your Mnemonic study phrases?

Postby king3780 » Wed Oct 19, 2011 1:53 pm

ph14 wrote:
AlexanderSupertramp wrote:
I.P. Daly wrote:AP for property:

"An Echo"

Actual, Notorious, Exclusive, Continuous, Hostile, Open/Notorious

I used "A Hooker On Every Corner


I've heard it as "OCEAN."

Open, continuous, exclusive, actual, notorious.


I've heard it as OCEAN as well.

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Re: Share your Mnemonic study phrases?

Postby LAWYER2 » Thu Oct 20, 2011 10:53 pm

I like OCEAN, good one!

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Re: Share your Mnemonic study phrases?

Postby lawstudent21 » Fri Oct 21, 2011 11:59 am

Intentional torts = ABC FITT
Assault
Battery
Conversion
False Imprisonment
Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress
Trespass to Land
Trespass to Chattels

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Re: Share your Mnemonic study phrases?

Postby rganders » Fri Oct 21, 2011 12:51 pm

For intentional torts..

What about interference with contract and unfair competition?

Guess my professor is just crazy.




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