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Best Civ Pro supplement

Postby ColtsFan88 » Tue Sep 25, 2012 11:10 am

I feel like I'm starting to get lost in my Civ Pro class. All this jurisdiction stuff is confusing me. Any recommendations on a good supplement. Preferably not the E&Es cause I feel like that is for when you know the stuff and wanna practice for the exams. In this case I just need to learn it.

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Re: Best Civ Pro supplement

Postby ColtsFan88 » Tue Sep 25, 2012 2:02 pm

no one bought a civ pro supplement they found helpful?

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Re: Best Civ Pro supplement

Postby Mike12188 » Tue Sep 25, 2012 2:10 pm

E&E

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Edit: Now that I actually read your full OP, I do not change my answer.

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Re: Best Civ Pro supplement

Postby ColtsFan88 » Tue Sep 25, 2012 2:22 pm

Mike12188 wrote:E&E

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Edit: Now that I actually read your full OP, I do not change my answer.


Hmmmm, interesting thanks.

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Re: Best Civ Pro supplement

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Re: Best Civ Pro supplement

Postby dextermorgan » Tue Sep 25, 2012 3:02 pm

ColtsFan88 wrote:I feel like I'm starting to get lost in my Civ Pro class. All this jurisdiction stuff is confusing me. Any recommendations on a good supplement. Preferably not the E&Es cause I feel like that is for when you know the stuff and wanna practice for the exams. In this case I just need to learn it.


Have you actually read the E&E?

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Re: Best Civ Pro supplement

Postby ColtsFan88 » Tue Sep 25, 2012 3:41 pm

dextermorgan wrote:
ColtsFan88 wrote:I feel like I'm starting to get lost in my Civ Pro class. All this jurisdiction stuff is confusing me. Any recommendations on a good supplement. Preferably not the E&Es cause I feel like that is for when you know the stuff and wanna practice for the exams. In this case I just need to learn it.


Have you actually read the E&E?


No, that's why I'm asking for opinions on it. Regardless my roommate has the E&E which seems to be TCR, so I'm just gonna borrow that.

Thanks all.

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Re: Best Civ Pro supplement

Postby TFR » Tue Sep 25, 2012 6:05 pm

EE

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Re: Best Civ Pro supplement

Postby Gamecubesupreme » Tue Sep 25, 2012 9:48 pm

Freer is the correct answer if you don't want the E&E

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Re: Best Civ Pro supplement

Postby ColtsFan88 » Wed Sep 26, 2012 12:25 am

Gamecubesupreme wrote:Freer is the correct answer if you don't want the E&E


To be fair, I looked through my room mates E&E tonight. It was helpful to an extent. But the section on General and specific jurisdiction was around 10 pages long. I was looking for something more like the Chemerinsky Treatise on Con Law I guess, where it simplifies while still giving an in depth look at the subject.

Maybe I'll check out this Freer one and the Glannon aid as well.

EDIT: After seeing your recommendation, seeing more in other threads, and finally reading some glowing reviews, I decided to purchase the Freer Treatise. Ill let you know what I think of it when it comes.

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Re: Best Civ Pro supplement

Postby nmcdgt » Wed Sep 26, 2012 1:15 am

Definitely the Freer supplement, it's great. Freer has audio tapes on Civ Pro that are great too -- I think you can get them separately or through bar bri.

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Re: Best Civ Pro supplement

Postby izy223 » Thu Sep 27, 2012 9:30 pm

which case book are you using?
I use the hornbook keyed to my casebook and its great!

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Re: Best Civ Pro supplement

Postby krepitch » Mon Oct 01, 2012 6:50 pm

nmcdgt wrote:Definitely the Freer supplement, it's great. Freer has audio tapes on Civ Pro that are great too -- I think you can get them separately or through bar bri.


Agree. That supplement is fantastic, especially for the first semester material.

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Re: Best Civ Pro supplement

Postby LazinessPerSe » Tue Oct 02, 2012 8:43 am

You aren't using the E&E correctly. There are 10 pages or so of basic information on a topic. The real nuance and understanding comes from the examples, which Glannon explains very well. TCR is to use whatever supplement you need to placate the neurotic anxiety all 1Ls have that they haven't completely mastered a topic. (Hint: That doesn't necessarily lead to an A)

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Re: Best Civ Pro supplement

Postby cinephile » Tue Oct 02, 2012 10:05 am

I got both the E&E and a multiple choice Civ Pro book also written by Glannon. Of the two, I preferred the multiple choice because it clearly explained why some answers which seemed right were wrong and helped me avoid giving wrong answers on my exam - not just showing me what was "right." If that makes sense.

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Re: Best Civ Pro supplement

Postby TNFSkier16 » Tue Oct 02, 2012 10:08 am

Richard Freer Barbri video. Didn't understand Civ Pro at all during the semester. Watched the video about 10 times until I practically memorized it. Got the highest A in the class.

Disclaimer: Results may vary.

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Re: Best Civ Pro supplement

Postby mcdeeremitch » Fri Oct 05, 2012 10:12 am

Acing Civ Pro by Spencer

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Re: Best Civ Pro supplement

Postby DocHawkeye » Fri Oct 05, 2012 7:59 pm

mcdeeremitch wrote:Acing Civ Pro by Spencer


This is a great suppliment if you're a linear thinker. Checklists make everything easy.

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Re: Best Civ Pro supplement

Postby nygrrrl » Fri Oct 05, 2012 8:17 pm

The E&E is great. I would also strongly recommend Howard Erichson's book. (I'll look for a link. Saved me on several sections.)

Edit: THIS http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/images ... 55&s=books




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