Property E&E any good?

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Property E&E any good?

Postby Extension_Cord » Thu Dec 15, 2011 8:50 pm

Would you recommend it?

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Re: Property E&E any good?

Postby Renzo » Thu Dec 15, 2011 9:44 pm

It was ok, but I would recommend instead Understanding Property.

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Re: Property E&E any good?

Postby Extension_Cord » Thu Dec 15, 2011 10:26 pm

Renzo wrote:It was ok, but I would recommend instead Understanding Property.


Isnt that a hornbook?

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Re: Property E&E any good?

Postby eaglemuncher » Thu Dec 15, 2011 10:28 pm

I liked it, def got my money's worth out of it

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Re: Property E&E any good?

Postby imchuckbass58 » Thu Dec 15, 2011 10:29 pm

Renzo wrote:It was ok, but I would recommend instead Understanding Property.


Ditto.

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Re: Property E&E any good?

Postby denimchickn » Thu Dec 15, 2011 10:30 pm

Personally, I thought the Property Crunchtime was pretty phenomenal.

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Re: Property E&E any good?

Postby Renzo » Thu Dec 15, 2011 10:30 pm

Extension_Cord wrote:
Renzo wrote:It was ok, but I would recommend instead Understanding Property.


Isnt that a hornbook?


No, it's just a supplement. But, it's not in a Q&A format, if that's what you're after.

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Re: Property E&E any good?

Postby sabenser » Thu Dec 15, 2011 10:54 pm

Renzo wrote:It was ok, but I would recommend instead Understanding Property.


Agree 100%.

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Re: Property E&E any good?

Postby leobowski » Fri Dec 16, 2011 2:54 am

I liked it. It has a ton of estate/interest questions, which helped me a lot in that area.

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Re: Property E&E any good?

Postby Extension_Cord » Fri Dec 16, 2011 3:10 am

Should I buy the 2004 edition for $8 or the 2008 edition for $23?

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Re: Property E&E any good?

Postby orm518 » Fri Dec 16, 2011 3:11 am

Buy the older one, property law is from the 1200s (some of it anyways)

I am currently taking a crash course in property from it. Exam on Saturday. I'd say it covers the basics well and has good estates problems.

Now, if I had missed classes and not done reading, it wouldn't help (whereas I think I could have read the Torts E&E and nothing else and felt comfortable) as much. So, just know you'll use it as a study aid not a direct learning tool.

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Re: Property E&E any good?

Postby Extension_Cord » Fri Dec 16, 2011 3:16 am

orm518 wrote:Buy the older one, property law is from the 1200s (some of it anyways)

I am currently taking a crash course in property from it. Exam on Saturday. I'd say it covers the basics well and has good estates problems.

Now, if I had missed classes and not done reading, it wouldn't help (whereas I think I could have read the Torts E&E and nothing else and felt comfortable) as much. So, just know you'll use it as a study aid not a direct learning tool.


So its safe to say there hasn't been any changes in property since 2004?

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Re: Property E&E any good?

Postby orm518 » Fri Dec 16, 2011 3:18 am

Extension_Cord wrote:So its safe to say there hasn't been any changes in property since 2004?


I don't think we read one case newer than 1970.

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Re: Property E&E any good?

Postby Extension_Cord » Fri Dec 16, 2011 3:20 am

orm518 wrote:
Extension_Cord wrote:So its safe to say there hasn't been any changes in property since 2004?


I don't think we read one case newer than 1970.


Sweet, Im going to buy the oldest Understanding Property book then since everyone speaks so highly of it.

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Re: Property E&E any good?

Postby Extension_Cord » Fri Dec 16, 2011 3:24 am

Just found the 2004 edition for $4 including shipping!

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Re: Property E&E any good?

Postby Richie Tenenbaum » Fri Dec 16, 2011 4:29 am

I concur with everyone who said Understanding Property is the way to go. And most everything in property is pretty old. Takings clause is one area where there has been more recent developments (i.e. The Kelo case which happened in 2005). But that depends on whether your class will cover takings or not.

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Re: Property E&E any good?

Postby Extension_Cord » Fri Dec 16, 2011 4:51 am

Richie Tenenbaum wrote:I concur with everyone who said Understanding Property is the way to go. And most everything in property is pretty old. Takings clause is one area where there has been more recent developments (i.e. The Kelo case which happened in 2005). But that depends on whether your class will cover takings or not.


I bought the Understanding Property too!

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Re: Property E&E any good?

Postby adonai » Fri Dec 16, 2011 7:19 pm

Whatever you do, don't get glannon guide. It is HORRIBLE. Lots of gaps from what they teach you and the questions they ask in that they quiz you using concepts absent in that section of the book. Can't believe I spent the time reading this

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Re: Property E&E any good?

Postby orm518 » Fri Dec 16, 2011 7:29 pm

adonai wrote:Whatever you do, don't get glannon guide. It is HORRIBLE.


Yeah, I've heard that, so I went with the Property E&E. I guess it's in keeping with the general rule that the best of the Glannon Guide series is the CivPro one, actually written by Glannon. It's helpful especially if your CivPro exam has multiple choice.

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Re: Property E&E any good?

Postby Extension_Cord » Fri Dec 16, 2011 7:33 pm

adonai wrote:Whatever you do, don't get glannon guide. It is HORRIBLE. Lots of gaps from what they teach you and the questions they ask in that they quiz you using concepts absent in that section of the book. Can't believe I spent the time reading this


Thanks!

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Re: Property E&E any good?

Postby nickwar » Sat Dec 17, 2011 12:36 am

It was the only supplement I used for property and I made an A.

I liked it, but it might not work for everyone.

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Re: Property E&E any good?

Postby quiver » Sat Dec 17, 2011 12:38 am

Gilberts.




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