1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby lifestooquick » Sun Dec 18, 2011 11:51 pm

BlueDiamond wrote:its a pretty big mix of nervousness and no longer caring for me.. my worry at this point isnt that I'll get anything wrong but instead that I actually know so little about Ks that I won't have nearly enough to write during the exam haha

this is exactly how i feel about civ pro. i almost wish my exam was tomorrow instead of tuesday just so it'd be over sooner.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby northwood » Mon Dec 19, 2011 12:00 am

my last exam isnt until thursday, but the mtoivation is gone

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby orm518 » Mon Dec 19, 2011 12:01 am

northwood wrote:my last exam isnt until thursday, but the mtoivation is gone


You must not be anywhere where it snows. Our last day is Tuesday, but if we'd needed a makeup we'd be in on Wednesday. Practically like having an exam on Christmas.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby cinephile » Mon Dec 19, 2011 12:08 am

northwood wrote:my last exam isnt until thursday, but the mtoivation is gone


You have SO MUCH TIME. I'm jealous. I need the extra time, but I guess if I had it I wouldn't do anything.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby yngblkgifted » Mon Dec 19, 2011 12:11 am

so screwed for tomorrow. Anyway, good luck everyone!

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby northwood » Mon Dec 19, 2011 12:31 am

orm518 wrote:
northwood wrote:my last exam isnt until thursday, but the mtoivation is gone


You must not be anywhere where it snows. Our last day is Tuesday, but if we'd needed a makeup we'd be in on Wednesday. Practically like having an exam on Christmas.



hahah im in the north, we had snow last week

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby Gecko of Doom » Mon Dec 19, 2011 2:42 am

yngblkgifted wrote:so screwed for tomorrow. Anyway, good luck everyone!

+1. Screw Crim.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby TheFutureLawyer » Mon Dec 19, 2011 2:47 am

Gecko of Doom wrote:
yngblkgifted wrote:so screwed for tomorrow. Anyway, good luck everyone!

+1. Screw Crim.


In Law School, Crim screws you!

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby piccolittle » Mon Dec 19, 2011 12:54 pm

Toooooo lazy to do practice tests for Civ Pro tomorrow... my motivation has reached a new low.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby TheFutureLawyer » Mon Dec 19, 2011 1:31 pm

piccolittle wrote:Toooooo lazy to do practice tests for Civ Pro tomorrow... my motivation has reached a new low.


I was the same way. First two exams I studied like 10/11 hrs each for the day before (and I was sick the first week). The last two I studied like 6/7 hrs. I kinda burned out.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby crossem » Mon Dec 19, 2011 2:03 pm

civPro Q:

How does issue preclusion treat denied motions?

Say in state court, P v. D, D makes some motion, denied, case is removed to federal court and D wants to make the same motion: is the motion precluded?

Thanks!

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby rocon7383 » Mon Dec 19, 2011 2:58 pm

CAN'T. STUDY. TORTS. THURSDAY. BURNT OUT. WANT BEER/MADDEN/FRIED CHICKEN.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby Hannibal » Mon Dec 19, 2011 3:25 pm

crossem wrote:civPro Q:

How does issue preclusion treat denied motions?

Say in state court, P v. D, D makes some motion, denied, case is removed to federal court and D wants to make the same motion: is the motion precluded?

Thanks!


That issue probably wouldn't be precluded since the person probably didn't have an opportunity to appeal.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby adonai » Mon Dec 19, 2011 4:28 pm

Finished! Good luck everyone

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby bostonlawchick » Mon Dec 19, 2011 4:59 pm

Contracts. Do. Not. Want.

Every time I try to read a sentence my brain pretty much gives me the middle finger.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby ph14 » Mon Dec 19, 2011 5:10 pm

Re-joining this thread now that i'm done with finals. Had to avoid it over the past week.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby Gemini » Mon Dec 19, 2011 6:08 pm

Done! YES YES YES

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby Smoke_N_Mirrors » Mon Dec 19, 2011 6:21 pm

thegrayman wrote:for K's, can you contract out of using the UCC for a sale of goods? does this answer change if the promisor is in another country, but the promisee is in the US and is the one suing?


Yes, you can contract around the UCC in a goods case: UCC Sec. 1-302(a). Most often, the parties will include a clause in the K called a "choice of law" clause which chooses the body of law that is to govern the K, either in segments or it its entirety. Generally, however, courts are only willing to enforce the choice of law clause if the transaction is intrastate, which would seem to provide an answer to your latter question. By the way, you can also contract IN to the UCC if its a services contract. Hope this helps...
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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby Smoke_N_Mirrors » Mon Dec 19, 2011 6:38 pm

thegrayman wrote:can you recover both exp. and rel. damages for a K?

still murky on this one


Expectation damages usually include any costs incurred in performance or preparation for performance. It attempts to the put the injured party in the position he would have been in had the K been performed. Consider the following hypo: assume I hire you to provide flowers for my wedding at a cost of $10,000 dollars, and I give you a $5000 down payment. Two days before, you notify me that you will not be able to provide the flowers. I was able to find another company to do it, but because it was the last minute, they charged me $15,000. Assuming my cover was reasonable and there were no incidental/consequential damages, I would be able to recover $10,000 (cost of the cover [$15,000] - costs saved by not having to perform [$5,000 less I had to pay you]).

Reliance would be the $5,000 that I spent in preparation (or expectation) of your performance (it could also be interpreted as restitution). But another way to look at expectancy is by recalling its definition: putting the injured party in position he would have been in had the K been performed. Had the K been performed, I would have gotten the flowers for $10,000 -- our contract price. But because you breached, and I had to cover, I spent a total of $20,000 ($15,000 cover + $5,000 down payment) to get the same flowers I would have gotten from you for $10,000. I expended a total of $20,000 when I was only supposed to spend $10,000. To summarize, the expectancy interest includes the value of the bargain to the injured party plus any costs incurred in performance or preparation for performance prior to breach (see avoidability limitation). Reliance interest includes only costs incurred. Reliance is typically sought when expectancy (profit/change in market value/cover) would be difficult to calculate.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby orm518 » Mon Dec 19, 2011 6:42 pm

ph14 wrote:Re-joining this thread now that i'm done with finals. Had to avoid it over the past week.


You're doing it wrong.

20 more hours. Hopefully 8 of those will be sleep.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby unc0mm0n1 » Mon Dec 19, 2011 6:44 pm

MADE IT THROUGH FINALS!!!!!!!!!

barely

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby thesteelers » Mon Dec 19, 2011 7:50 pm

bostonlawchick wrote:Contracts. Do. Not. Want.

Every time I try to read a sentence my brain pretty much gives me the middle finger.


This is me. Exactly. I know even less than I did during the reading period, and my reaction to Ks during the reading period was basically, "lol wtf?"

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby booboo » Mon Dec 19, 2011 7:51 pm

Screwed up Ks, on to Torts. Hazing a sad.

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby northwood » Mon Dec 19, 2011 8:16 pm

thesteelers wrote:
bostonlawchick wrote:Contracts. Do. Not. Want.

Every time I try to read a sentence my brain pretty much gives me the middle finger.


This is me. Exactly. I know even less than I did during the reading period, and my reaction to Ks during the reading period was basically, "lol wtf?"



this is me.. except im so mentally tired, my brain might go and hide

and booboo- go gets a picinic basket

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Re: 1L Exam Prep and Motivation Thread

Postby bostonlawchick » Mon Dec 19, 2011 8:41 pm

thesteelers wrote:
bostonlawchick wrote:Contracts. Do. Not. Want.

Every time I try to read a sentence my brain pretty much gives me the middle finger.


This is me. Exactly. I know even less than I did during the reading period, and my reaction to Ks during the reading period was basically, "lol wtf?"


Yep. Right now I'm seriously laughing at myself for even entertaining the thought of taking advanced contracts next term. To hell with this subject, I'm going ino personal injury law. Torts was cake compared to this.




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