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Michigan 1L Books

Postby gdh » Sat Nov 12, 2011 9:40 pm

I can't find this info on the U of M website so figured I'd throw it out here... does anyone know what books are used for the standard 1L classes at Michigan? Version and ISBN would be even better if you had that info. Thanks.

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Re: Michigan 1L Books

Postby bk1 » Sat Nov 12, 2011 9:44 pm

Probably depends on which professor you end up with.

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Re: Michigan 1L Books

Postby AreJay711 » Sun Nov 13, 2011 12:03 am

Whatever you do, DO NOT buy your case books early and read them. That would be a bigger wast of time than reading the E&E's and other 0L prep.

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Re: Michigan 1L Books

Postby jarofsoup » Sun Nov 13, 2011 12:28 am

Do not go to Michigan, but Frier and White case book is probably a safe bet for contracts if you have Frier or White (both of them teach contracts there).

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Re: Michigan 1L Books

Postby gdh » Sun Nov 13, 2011 8:21 pm

AreJay711 wrote:Whatever you do, DO NOT buy your case books early and read them. That would be a bigger wast of time than reading the E&E's and other 0L prep.

Outside of potential money lost if I buy the wrong ones, why not - isn't it progress/learning regardless?

jarofsoup wrote:Do not go to Michigan, but Frier and White case book is probably a safe bet for contracts if you have Frier or White (both of them teach contracts there).

Why not go to Michigan?

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Re: Michigan 1L Books

Postby Bronte » Sun Nov 13, 2011 8:47 pm

jarofsoup wrote:Do not go to Michigan


This a complete derail. And as an absolute generalization it's absurd.

As to OP, you should definitely not start reading casebooks before you start. Even among the minority camp that thinks 0L prep is a good idea, no one suggests reading casebooks before school starts. As a matter of strategy, it's just not a good idea. Casebooks are massive, and in most classes you only read scattered portions of the books, often completely out of order. As a practical matter, there's a broad array of books that are assigned 1L year. Assuming you don't even know your professors yet, there is no way to know what books you'll have.

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Re: Michigan 1L Books

Postby UnamSanctam » Mon Nov 14, 2011 1:23 am

Pretty sure Jarofsoup was saying "(I) Do not go to Michigan."

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Re: Michigan 1L Books

Postby Bronte » Mon Nov 14, 2011 10:35 am

UnamSanctam wrote:Pretty sure Jarofsoup was saying "(I) Do not go to Michigan."


Ahhhh. That does make sense.




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