OFFICIAL 1L Exam Prep & Motivation Thread (CSWS)

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Re: OFFICIAL 1L Exam Prep & Motivation Thread (CSWS)

Postby dingbat » Thu Feb 14, 2013 6:25 pm

SportsFan wrote:I don't even see this future interests stuff on my property syllabus. I wonder if we're not covering it since property is a 3 credit elective and only meets twice a week...

Some professors dont bother with it

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Re: OFFICIAL 1L Exam Prep & Motivation Thread (CSWS)

Postby stillwater » Thu Feb 14, 2013 6:26 pm

dingbat wrote:
SportsFan wrote:I don't even see this future interests stuff on my property syllabus. I wonder if we're not covering it since property is a 3 credit elective and only meets twice a week...

Some professors dont bother with it


if they're afraid of the common law.

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Postby dingbat » Thu Feb 14, 2013 6:36 pm

There was an actual court case (I think CA supreme court) which ruled that RAP was so complex you couldn't sue an attorney for malpractice if s/he got it wrong

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Postby Jsa725 » Thu Feb 14, 2013 6:37 pm

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Postby BlueLotus » Thu Feb 14, 2013 6:38 pm

Any CSWS'ers try Law in a Flash?

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Postby SportsFan » Thu Feb 14, 2013 6:44 pm

stillwater wrote:
SportsFan wrote:I don't even see this future interests stuff on my property syllabus. I wonder if we're not covering it since property is a 3 credit elective and only meets twice a week...


you scared of the common law, bro?

The only thing I fear is fear itself.

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Re: OFFICIAL 1L Exam Prep & Motivation Thread (CSWS)

Postby dingbat » Thu Feb 14, 2013 7:47 pm

PinkLotus wrote:Any CSWS'ers try Law in a Flash?

They're fantastic for property. Future interest is a separate set, by the way

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Re: OFFICIAL 1L Exam Prep & Motivation Thread (CSWS)

Postby stillwater » Thu Feb 14, 2013 7:47 pm

dingbat wrote:
PinkLotus wrote:Any CSWS'ers try Law in a Flash?

They're fantastic for property. Future interest is a separate set, by the way


property, the last of the fabled common law trilogy.

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Re: OFFICIAL 1L Exam Prep & Motivation Thread (CSWS)

Postby Doorkeeper » Thu Feb 14, 2013 7:48 pm

Random Question for CSWS crowd: I've met with most of my Fall professors to go over my exams (both that I did well and ok on), and the one comment I've heard from all of them is that my answers don't fit together as a coherent whole and that the different parts of each answer seem to be free floating and scattered.

1. I get what the means in the abstract (the answers didn't flow together), but really, what the fuck does this mean?
2. How do I fix it?
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Postby stillwater » Thu Feb 14, 2013 7:50 pm

Doorkeeper wrote:Random Question for CSWS crowd: I've met with most of my Fall professors to go over my exams (both that I did well and poorly on), and the one comment I've heard from all of them is that my answers don't fit together as a coherent whole and that the different parts of each answer seem to be free floating and scattered.

1. I get what the means in the abstract (the answers didn't flow together), but really, what the fuck does this mean?
2. How do I fix it?


I don't know what that means. I know that I proceeded through questions in a component-by-component manner but at the end I tried to draw it all together with a conclusion synthesizing quickly the findings of each componential analysis into a coherent whole.

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Postby soj » Thu Feb 14, 2013 7:59 pm

Doorkeeper wrote:Random Question for CSWS crowd: I've met with most of my Fall professors to go over my exams (both that I did well and ok on), and the one comment I've heard from all of them is that my answers don't fit together as a coherent whole and that the different parts of each answer seem to be free floating and scattered.

1. I get what the means in the abstract (the answers didn't flow together), but really, what the fuck does this mean?
2. How do I fix it?

Honestly, it sounds like a throwaway answer they can give anyone to explain the grading.

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Re: OFFICIAL 1L Exam Prep & Motivation Thread (CSWS)

Postby stillwater » Thu Feb 14, 2013 8:03 pm

soj wrote:
Doorkeeper wrote:Random Question for CSWS crowd: I've met with most of my Fall professors to go over my exams (both that I did well and ok on), and the one comment I've heard from all of them is that my answers don't fit together as a coherent whole and that the different parts of each answer seem to be free floating and scattered.

1. I get what the means in the abstract (the answers didn't flow together), but really, what the fuck does this mean?
2. How do I fix it?

Honestly, it sounds like a throwaway answer they can give anyone to explain the grading.


ya, probably this.

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Postby Jsa725 » Thu Feb 14, 2013 8:04 pm

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Postby BlueLotus » Thu Feb 14, 2013 8:08 pm

CSWS'ers, it's coming...just 2 more weeks until:

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a.k.a. March 1st :mrgreen:

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Postby Bronck » Thu Feb 14, 2013 8:20 pm

Was sick as fuck today. Almost died in property, ended up skipping my other classes. Thank God this was not near finals.

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Postby stillwater » Thu Feb 14, 2013 8:22 pm

Bronck wrote:Was sick as fuck today. Almost died in property, ended up skipping my other classes. Thank God this was not near finals.


i feel this. i missed most of my classes last week and this monday. it was really awful.

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Postby Doorkeeper » Thu Feb 14, 2013 9:28 pm

stillwater wrote:
soj wrote:
Doorkeeper wrote:Random Question for CSWS crowd: I've met with most of my Fall professors to go over my exams (both that I did well and ok on), and the one comment I've heard from all of them is that my answers don't fit together as a coherent whole and that the different parts of each answer seem to be free floating and scattered.

1. I get what the means in the abstract (the answers didn't flow together), but really, what the fuck does this mean?
2. How do I fix it?

Honestly, it sounds like a throwaway answer they can give anyone to explain the grading.

ya, probably this.

Yea, I thought that might be the case, but it's puzzling that multiple professors who spent 30-45 minutes going over my exams with me in detail would all make the same non-substantive comments. Very odd.

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Postby Tom Joad » Thu Feb 14, 2013 9:33 pm

They are just training you on becoming a good prof.

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Re: OFFICIAL 1L Exam Prep & Motivation Thread (CSWS)

Postby Blumpbeef » Thu Feb 14, 2013 9:51 pm

stillwater wrote:
soj wrote:
Doorkeeper wrote:Random Question for CSWS crowd: I've met with most of my Fall professors to go over my exams (both that I did well and ok on), and the one comment I've heard from all of them is that my answers don't fit together as a coherent whole and that the different parts of each answer seem to be free floating and scattered.

1. I get what the means in the abstract (the answers didn't flow together), but really, what the fuck does this mean?
2. How do I fix it?

Honestly, it sounds like a throwaway answer they can give anyone to explain the grading.


ya, probably this.


This.

My answers were terribly organized. Profs will tell you they want organized answers... but they don't actually care.

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Re: OFFICIAL 1L Exam Prep & Motivation Thread (CSWS)

Postby laxbrah420 » Thu Feb 14, 2013 10:14 pm

How does one study for conlaw when half the cases are 2011/12 and therefore no outlines exist? Actually read the cases or still just go over the same principles found on every other outline ever?

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Postby Bronck » Thu Feb 14, 2013 10:15 pm

laxbrah420 wrote:How does one study for conlaw when half the cases are 2011/12 and therefore no outlines exist? Actually read the cases or still just go over the same principles found on every other outline ever?


Westlaw headnotes

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Re: OFFICIAL 1L Exam Prep & Motivation Thread (CSWS)

Postby JG7773 » Thu Feb 14, 2013 10:19 pm

Bronck wrote:
laxbrah420 wrote:How does one study for conlaw when half the cases are 2011/12 and therefore no outlines exist? Actually read the cases or still just go over the same principles found on every other outline ever?


Westlaw headnotes


TITCR

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Re: OFFICIAL 1L Exam Prep & Motivation Thread (CSWS)

Postby Redamon1 » Thu Feb 14, 2013 10:20 pm

dingbat wrote:There was an actual court case (I think CA supreme court) which ruled that RAP was so complex you couldn't sue an attorney for malpractice if s/he got it wrong


Haha, amazing.

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Postby stillwater » Thu Feb 14, 2013 10:24 pm

Redamon1 wrote:
dingbat wrote:There was an actual court case (I think CA supreme court) which ruled that RAP was so complex you couldn't sue an attorney for malpractice if s/he got it wrong


Haha, amazing.


it was probably that creampuff Traynor. He's always watering shit down.

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Re: OFFICIAL 1L Exam Prep & Motivation Thread (CSWS)

Postby JG7773 » Thu Feb 14, 2013 10:33 pm

stillwater wrote:
Redamon1 wrote:
dingbat wrote:There was an actual court case (I think CA supreme court) which ruled that RAP was so complex you couldn't sue an attorney for malpractice if s/he got it wrong


Haha, amazing.


it was probably that creampuff Traynor. He's always watering shit down.


At least it wasn't the 7th Circuit and the shenanigans of Easterbrook and Posner.




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