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Favre4Prez
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Text book question

Postby Favre4Prez » Fri Jul 20, 2012 10:25 am

Does it matter what edition of the text books you get? I inherited some 1L text books from a friend that graduated and was a 1L three years ago. I got my book list though and the titles and authors are the same, but the ISBN numbers don't match. I would imagine this is because of the newer edition. Also, generally, where is the best place to buy books? Thanks.

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Re: Text book question

Postby Favre4Prez » Fri Jul 20, 2012 10:58 am

Wow screw you guys; answer my question.

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Re: Text book question

Postby jsgrunwald » Fri Jul 20, 2012 11:09 am

Favre4Prez wrote:Wow screw you guys; answer my question.


That's the kinda attitude that makes people want to help.

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Re: Text book question

Postby Favre4Prez » Fri Jul 20, 2012 12:05 pm

jsgrunwald wrote:
Favre4Prez wrote:Wow screw you guys; answer my question.


That's the kinda attitude that makes people want to help.


I hope you get a 142 on the LSAT.

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Re: Text book question

Postby rinkrat19 » Fri Jul 20, 2012 12:14 pm

Favre4Prez wrote:
jsgrunwald wrote:
Favre4Prez wrote:Wow screw you guys; answer my question.


That's the kinda attitude that makes people want to help.


I hope you get a 142 on the LSAT.
Your responses in this thread are bizarrely overwrought, even for the internet.

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Re: Text book question

Postby Nova » Fri Jul 20, 2012 12:14 pm

Favre4Prez wrote:Wow screw you guys; answer my question.


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Re: Text book question

Postby pjo » Fri Jul 20, 2012 12:38 pm

Sometimes it matters, other times it doesn't. How many years (or months) between editions? The longer between editions, the more likely you should buy the newer edition. For example, my contracts book had 3 editions. One was made in 2002, the other in 2010 and there were a bunch of cases missing in 2nd edition that were in the 3 ed. On the other hand, my civ pro professor basically writes a new book every year, and adds like 1 or 2 cases (which are also recent opinions that you can just find on the internet/west law). Also, certain classes (con law/ civ pro etc.) are better to have newer editions in because the case law is constantly changing with those subjects. Crim, not so much.




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