1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby TheFutureLawyer » Thu Dec 15, 2011 12:19 pm

Torts Question:

Children:

1) only from age 7 up, children can be held liable for intentional torts, but not negligence, correct? Can you only be liable for negligence if you're 18 or up?

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby kalvano » Thu Dec 15, 2011 12:21 pm

Rule of 7's -

Courts have long held that children under age 7 cannot be considered negligent under the law. They are not legally responsible for their actions (explains high standard of care expected of early childhood teachers).

Children aged 8-14 are presumed to be not negligent, but assumption may be rebutted. Burden on educator to prove pupil did know better.

Children aged 15-21 (now 18) viewed as possibly negligent by the courts.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby TheFutureLawyer » Thu Dec 15, 2011 12:34 pm

kalvano wrote:Rule of 7's -

Courts have long held that children under age 7 cannot be considered negligent under the law. They are not legally responsible for their actions (explains high standard of care expected of early childhood teachers).

Children aged 8-14 are presumed to be not negligent, but assumption may be rebutted. Burden on educator to prove pupil did know better.

Children aged 15-21 (now 18) viewed as possibly negligent by the courts.


Big help, but did you mean children aged 7-14 presumed to be not negligent, but assumption may be rebutted? Or is it that even during the age of 7 you cannot be considered negligent?

Thanks

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby kalvano » Thu Dec 15, 2011 12:41 pm

TheFutureLawyer wrote:
kalvano wrote:Rule of 7's -

Courts have long held that children under age 7 cannot be considered negligent under the law. They are not legally responsible for their actions (explains high standard of care expected of early childhood teachers).

Children aged 8-14 are presumed to be not negligent, but assumption may be rebutted. Burden on educator to prove pupil did know better.

Children aged 15-21 (now 18) viewed as possibly negligent by the courts.


Big help, but did you mean children aged 7-14 presumed to be not negligent, but assumption may be rebutted? Or is it that even during the age of 7 you cannot be considered negligent?

Thanks



Hell, I just copied it from Google search results. Yes, 0-6 = no negligence. 7-14 = rebuttabble presumption of no negligence.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby beachbum » Thu Dec 15, 2011 1:39 pm

Done with finals. Good luck to everyone still going. Time for a beer and a nap.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby Arbiter213 » Thu Dec 15, 2011 1:41 pm

TheFutureLawyer wrote:
kalvano wrote:Rule of 7's -

Courts have long held that children under age 7 cannot be considered negligent under the law. They are not legally responsible for their actions (explains high standard of care expected of early childhood teachers).

Children aged 8-14 are presumed to be not negligent, but assumption may be rebutted. Burden on educator to prove pupil did know better.

Children aged 15-21 (now 18) viewed as possibly negligent by the courts.


Big help, but did you mean children aged 7-14 presumed to be not negligent, but assumption may be rebutted? Or is it that even during the age of 7 you cannot be considered negligent?

Thanks


Bear in mind this is not applied when the child is performing an extremely dangerous activity that is normally performed only by adults.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby Gecko of Doom » Thu Dec 15, 2011 2:02 pm

Done with Torts. The test actually seemed pretty easy to me, but it seemed pretty easy to everyone else, too, so we're inevitably going to get curve-stomped.

Crim and Contracts next week.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby bostonlawchick » Thu Dec 15, 2011 2:08 pm

Gecko of Doom wrote:Done with Torts. The test actually seemed pretty easy to me, but it seemed pretty easy to everyone else, too, so we're inevitably going to get curve-stomped.


I'm afraid this is my fate tomorrow.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby rawrab » Thu Dec 15, 2011 3:33 pm

Adverse possession question - if someone is adversely possessing land and the owner sells it to someone does the statue of limitations stop and reset?

Most likely this is a dumb question but my brain is fried and I can't find the answer anywhere.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby dabomb75 » Thu Dec 15, 2011 3:35 pm

done with exam #2. Everyone walked out feeling awful so I guess that's a good sign that I wasn't the only one.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby Arbiter213 » Thu Dec 15, 2011 4:03 pm

dabomb75 wrote:done with exam #2. Everyone walked out feeling awful so I guess that's a good sign that I wasn't the only one.


Better feeling: leaving the exam when everyone else feels awful.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby orm518 » Thu Dec 15, 2011 4:06 pm

Gamecock227 wrote:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lhitlVQvKmY


If you don't find this funny, I am sorry. If you do find this funny, you are welcome.


That's good! This one's good too:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5_RITC5bH4M

Even if you didn't like the first one, you'll like this, just non-partisan silliness.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby Addy » Thu Dec 15, 2011 4:09 pm

dabomb75 wrote:done with exam #2. Everyone walked out feeling awful so I guess that's a good sign that I wasn't the only one.


Let me guess. U go 2 Penn?

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby dabomb75 » Thu Dec 15, 2011 4:12 pm

Addy wrote:
dabomb75 wrote:done with exam #2. Everyone walked out feeling awful so I guess that's a good sign that I wasn't the only one.


Let me guess. U go 2 Penn?


lol yea. You?

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby thesteelers » Thu Dec 15, 2011 4:23 pm

Fuck you, policy-oriented Torts shittery.

Fuck you, Torts professor. Fuck. You.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby Arbiter213 » Thu Dec 15, 2011 4:26 pm

thesteelers wrote:Fuck you, policy-oriented Torts shittery.

Fuck you, Torts professor. Fuck. You.


What sort of policy incentives would there be for instituting such a policy of fucking your Professor? Against?

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby northwood » Thu Dec 15, 2011 4:27 pm

crim final.. used common law instead of MPC for a question... absoluetly blkew the question out of the water, but since i used the wrong system i get zero points.


fuck fuck fuck me ( and the rest of the test was amazing)

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby ToTransferOrNot » Thu Dec 15, 2011 4:30 pm

northwood wrote:crim final.. used common law instead of MPC for a question... absoluetly blkew the question out of the water, but since i used the wrong system i get zero points.


fuck fuck fuck me ( and the rest of the test was amazing)


You are probably not the only one who made that error, and you will almost certainly get more than zero points.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby Kabuo » Thu Dec 15, 2011 4:31 pm

Done! Going to try to hit my 1000th post before I get too drunk to type.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby northwood » Thu Dec 15, 2011 4:33 pm

ToTransferOrNot wrote:
northwood wrote:crim final.. used common law instead of MPC for a question... absoluetly blkew the question out of the water, but since i used the wrong system i get zero points.


fuck fuck fuck me ( and the rest of the test was amazing)


You are probably not the only one who made that error, and you will almost certainly get more than zero points.


i hope so.. the thing is i absoutely blew the rest of the test out of the water.. wtf... and my memo was a C+

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby northwood » Thu Dec 15, 2011 4:33 pm

which i found out that i got right after the test.... ARRRRRRGGGGGGGGGGGGGHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby Addy » Thu Dec 15, 2011 4:36 pm

dabomb75 wrote:
Addy wrote:
dabomb75 wrote:done with exam #2. Everyone walked out feeling awful so I guess that's a good sign that I wasn't the only one.


Let me guess. U go 2 Penn?


lol yea. You?

Did not take today's exam. Heard it was +25 pages! Would know more but they are all commiserating, probably somewhere where they serve liquids brewed in Kentucky! It was that bad, eh?

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby alicrimson » Thu Dec 15, 2011 4:40 pm

northwood wrote:
ToTransferOrNot wrote:
northwood wrote:crim final.. used common law instead of MPC for a question... absoluetly blkew the question out of the water, but since i used the wrong system i get zero points.


fuck fuck fuck me ( and the rest of the test was amazing)


You are probably not the only one who made that error, and you will almost certainly get more than zero points.


i hope so.. the thing is i absoutely blew the rest of the test out of the water.. wtf... and my memo was a C+



Hmm... I wouldn't worry too much. I doubt you'll get zero points for just one mistake. Will you get full credit? No, probably not. If your analysis is as good as you believe it to be, its likely (depending on your prof) that you'll get some credit if it is the correct analysis for the MPC. I really wouldn't beat yourself up about it. Especially if its 30% or more of your grade. You won't be docked THAT much. Teachers are human. They know about the time crunch and it'll probably be fine.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby FeelTheHeat » Thu Dec 15, 2011 4:56 pm

Can't...study....meh

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby pinkcamellia » Thu Dec 15, 2011 5:08 pm

too... much... property...




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