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Jon_Snow
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Postby Jon_Snow » Fri Dec 12, 2014 10:29 am

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Re: Leaving today/ which supplements to read over break?

Postby olive16 » Fri Dec 12, 2014 12:13 pm

If you are set on reading supplements over break (some people will say it's a bad idea, but as a 3L, I'm now convinced that advice is wrong), I would definitely read the CivPro E&E, and I would start to read Understanding Property Law.

I recommend CivPro because that class will confuse you more than the other classes, and the E&E is solid.

The thing with property is that it's such a huge body of law, that your professor will necessarily not teach portions that you will read in Understanding Property Law. For that reason, some of your time reading that supplement will be wasted. If you know which professor you are taking, find an outline of that professor's class. Only read the portions of the supplement that correspond to things you'll actually be taught.

If you have time, feel free to look at the crim E&E, but I think that class is the easiest of the three (but see what other ppl have to say).

NotMyRealName09
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Re: Leaving today/ which supplements to read over break?

Postby NotMyRealName09 » Fri Dec 12, 2014 12:26 pm

Jesus Christ don't read shit. You do not have to work in the off-season to do well in law school. You just got done with finals. Decompress for a few weeks, see friends and family, drink and party, sleep in and do nothing for days on end. And once you get back to school, then its back to work. You've earned some R&R, take advantage. You will never in your life after law school have fricken three weeks off. Soak it up.

Like the poster above sort of noted - you don't know what your professor will want to focus on. Go in as a blank slate and absorb then.

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Re: Leaving today/ which supplements to read over break?

Postby goldenflash19 » Sat Dec 13, 2014 12:38 am

How the hell are you still up to study? lol, I'm doing nothing but drinking and chilling over break... you've earned a few weeks off! enjoy it!

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Re: Leaving today/ which supplements to read over break?

Postby NYC2012 » Sat Dec 13, 2014 4:27 pm

My vote is also to not read the E&Es - they might cover topics your prof doesn't cover, which happened to me this semester in both Crim and Civ Pro so I'm glad I didn't waste my time beforehand. I'm just a 1L so take my advice with a grain of salt, but I also think it's more helpful to use them during the semester. For me, it really sticks when I have the E&E, lectures, and reading notes all cementing my knowledge of a particular subject.

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Re: Leaving today/ which supplements to read over break?

Postby thesealocust » Sat Dec 13, 2014 4:31 pm

Ewww none of them. Use the break to take a break.

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Re: Leaving today/ which supplements to read over break?

Postby eriedoctrine » Sat Dec 13, 2014 4:31 pm

You know nothing...

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Re: Leaving today/ which supplements to read over break?

Postby Kimikho » Sat Dec 13, 2014 9:12 pm

are you crazy

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Re: Leaving today/ which supplements to read over break?

Postby jbagelboy » Sat Dec 13, 2014 9:15 pm

why would you read law over break

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Re: Leaving today/ which supplements to read over break?

Postby NYCFAN1 » Sat Dec 13, 2014 9:39 pm

flame

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Jon_Snow
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Re: Leaving today/ which supplements to read over break?

Postby Jon_Snow » Sun Dec 14, 2014 6:27 pm

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NotMyRealName09
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Re: Leaving today/ which supplements to read over break?

Postby NotMyRealName09 » Sun Dec 14, 2014 7:20 pm

eriedoctrine wrote:You know nothing...


I get references

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Re: Leaving today/ which supplements to read over break?

Postby victortsoi » Sun Dec 14, 2014 7:50 pm

seconded, i wish I read supplements before 1L. definetely read the understanding crim supplement, its amazing and you will have a thorough understanding of the subject, meaning you can devote more time to (arguably) harder subjects like property and civ pro. Freer's civ pro hornbook is great too.




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