How long to teach yourself evidence?

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SKlei
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How long to teach yourself evidence?

Postby SKlei » Tue Nov 19, 2013 1:53 pm

Is it possible to learn evidence within like 3 days or is this going to be a longer process?

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Re: How long to teach yourself evidence?

Postby whatsyourdeal » Tue Nov 19, 2013 2:19 pm

SKlei wrote:Is it possible to learn evidence within like 3 days or is this going to be a longer process?


Is it possible? Sure. Is it nucking futs? Hell yeah.

Evidence is a beast. A week is ideal. If you're in a jam for 3 days, try BarBri and their miniconviser outlines and supplement with the normal outline book. Or use the standard upperclassmen outline for the class.

Good luck!

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Re: How long to teach yourself evidence?

Postby Bikeflip » Tue Nov 19, 2013 2:25 pm

Ask Kalvano. I think he did this and nailed it on the exam. If not, apologies for wasting his and your time.

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Re: How long to teach yourself evidence?

Postby kalvano » Tue Nov 19, 2013 2:55 pm

Three full days of nothing but the E&E and CALI practice lessons. I got an A.

You can find my outline in this forum somewhere. I'm on my phone so it's hard to post a link to it but search for posts by me with Evidence outline as the subject, it should come up. It'll also have a Rules short sheet, which you can thank me for later.

It's going to suck though. If you're time-crunched, focus on hearsay a lot.

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Re: How long to teach yourself evidence?

Postby whatsyourdeal » Tue Nov 19, 2013 3:09 pm

kalvano wrote:Three full days of nothing but the E&E and CALI practice lessons. I got an A.

You can find my outline in this forum somewhere. I'm on my phone so it's hard to post a link to it but search for posts by me with Evidence outline as the subject, it should come up. It'll also have a Rules short sheet, which you can thank me for later.

It's going to suck though. If you're time-crunched, focus on hearsay a lot.


Dude, you're the man. I bow down lol

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Re: How long to teach yourself evidence?

Postby worldtraveler » Tue Nov 19, 2013 5:03 pm

I did this because I never showed up for the 8 am class. I got an outlines book keyed to the casebook and an excellent outline from a friend. Also did a ton of practice questions.

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Re: How long to teach yourself evidence?

Postby Lockfast » Tue Nov 19, 2013 5:33 pm

Yeah, definitely possible. Just have to know how the rules play together. I have some good outlines, particularly with regard to hearsay and its exceptions.

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Re: How long to teach yourself evidence?

Postby TTRansfer » Tue Nov 19, 2013 5:41 pm

E+E an old outline, and a small attack outline should net you at least a B+ if you spend 2-3 hard days studying.

It helps if it's not MC.

If issue spotter, EVERYTHING is 403. :lol:

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Re: How long to teach yourself evidence?

Postby Birdnals » Wed Nov 20, 2013 10:11 am

Checking in

Multiple Choice exams blow

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Re: How long to teach yourself evidence?

Postby sconnielaw13 » Wed Nov 20, 2013 10:38 am

Its definitely possible. I studied for one full day and night and I ended up with an A-. I should note that ours was a closed book exam, we were only allowed to bring the rules in. I think that made it easier. Also, for the most part, I paid attention throughout the semester. I had a good base of understanding before I began cramming. Good luck!

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Re: How long to teach yourself evidence?

Postby SKlei » Wed Nov 20, 2013 3:07 pm

Yeah, mine is a T/F and Multiple Choice Exam. However, it is open book & just started doing to the barbri lectures, however my notes for the semester are horrible as is my professor.

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Re: How long to teach yourself evidence?

Postby Bronx Bum » Wed Nov 20, 2013 4:51 pm

Evidence is one of the easiest classes to do this with.

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Re: How long to teach yourself evidence?

Postby bjsesq » Wed Nov 20, 2013 4:52 pm

In order of what people have boners for

1) Hearsay
2) Hearsay
3) Character evidence (including traits generally and specific acts)

These seem to get hammered the most.

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Re: How long to teach yourself evidence?

Postby brotherdarkness » Wed Nov 20, 2013 4:58 pm

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Re: How long to teach yourself evidence?

Postby LS-boundNYC » Wed Nov 20, 2013 11:28 pm

If anyone's starting to hit up the CALI lessons, any recommendations? Seems like there are 2 different people doing stuff on hearsay, for example. Worth it to do all? Or just need to do one?

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Re: How long to teach yourself evidence?

Postby Birdnals » Sat Nov 23, 2013 10:44 am

Is there an evidence on tape I can download? I remember there being something like that for Civ Pro which was sick.

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Re: How long to teach yourself evidence?

Postby TTRansfer » Mon Nov 25, 2013 1:02 pm

Birdnals wrote:Is there an evidence on tape I can download? I remember there being something like that for Civ Pro which was sick.


Watch these early 90s videos: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nzPiwaLMTi4

Awesome southern accent and the FRE. :lol:

But yeah. There are some lecture tapes out there. Sum and Substance and Law School Legends both have an evidence audio tape thing. I'm sure there are MP3s floating around somewhere.

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Re: How long to teach yourself evidence?

Postby brotherdarkness » Mon Nov 25, 2013 5:03 pm

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