Which 1L final would you say is the worst?

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jarv1506
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Re: Which 1L final would you say is the worst?

Postby jarv1506 » Tue Dec 20, 2011 12:02 pm

Arbinshire wrote:Closed book Civ Pro.


this.
it was miserable trying to memorize everything.

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Re: Which 1L final would you say is the worst?

Postby snowpeach06 » Wed Dec 21, 2011 12:10 pm

Contracts.

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Re: Which 1L final would you say is the worst?

Postby northwood » Wed Dec 21, 2011 2:52 pm

allofem

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Re: Which 1L final would you say is the worst?

Postby NotMyRealName09 » Wed Dec 21, 2011 3:42 pm

Property - not intuitive at all.

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Re: Which 1L final would you say is the worst?

Postby cinephile » Wed Dec 21, 2011 3:56 pm

Torts. It's so easy that if you miss anything, you're probably the only one who missed it.

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Re: Which 1L final would you say is the worst?

Postby memo2partner » Wed Dec 21, 2011 4:20 pm

crim--the exam itself was easy (issues were easy to spot), but the curve made it brutal (very subtle distinctions separated As from Bs

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Re: Which 1L final would you say is the worst?

Postby MrPapagiorgio » Wed Dec 21, 2011 4:51 pm

memo2partner wrote:crim--the exam itself was easy (issues were easy to spot), but the curve made it brutal (very subtle distinctions separated As from Bs

Hence why I didn't like the traditional issue spotting of torts and crim. At least civ pro and contracts, while tougher, required a little more in depth knowledge of the concepts that will stretch out the curve a little bit. Even when the issues are debatable (e.g. inchoate crimes), the average student by now knows to argue both sides and will get the points. On issue spotters in torts and crim, almost everyone will hit the majority of the issues; the breakdown of the curve comes down to who hit the subtler issues and who had better analysis on the obvious issues.




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