California Bar Exam (February 2014) thread

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Re: California Bar Exam (February 2014) thread

Postby a male human » Fri Feb 28, 2014 1:44 am

Played around with http://one-timers.com/calculate-your-fi ... exam-grade

I'm screwed if I didn't get at least 65 in both the PTs

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Re: California Bar Exam (February 2014) thread

Postby Hoggle » Fri Feb 28, 2014 2:32 am

a male human wrote:Played around with http://one-timers.com/calculate-your-fi ... exam-grade

I'm screwed if I didn't get at least 65 in both the PTs


I don't know how they are calculating that. I put my scored in from last time. It was 61 points lower than what I actually got.

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Re: California Bar Exam (February 2014) thread

Postby El Pollito » Fri Feb 28, 2014 3:40 am

1swift wrote:
a male human wrote:What's variance and nonconforming use


no clue on variance but I picked up non conforming use in the MBE. It seemed like something taht was a real thing so I Went with it then. Then this came up and I just wrote on it. I bs'd some rules and I got a chunk of it right despite it not being in any of the outlines I Was using for prep. It's essentially why the machine shop was allowed to continue to exist when its was improper in the zone. But it cant rebuild or some other stuff blahblahblah

I'm glad that MBE question bugged me enough that I read my real property outline to find the answer before the essays.

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Re: California Bar Exam (February 2014) thread

Postby El Pollito » Fri Feb 28, 2014 3:41 am

1swift wrote:
chass wrote:Ouestion 4 was property



Ah yes...the Classic CA Property essay with Zoning, Subjacent support, and Mortgages

lol'd, cried

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Re: California Bar Exam (February 2014) thread

Postby fl0w » Fri Feb 28, 2014 5:22 am

who cares i just had sex.

the sad part is that she's in bed and i get up and post on fucking TLS about it? WTF is wrong with me. I hate myself

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lQlIhraqL7o&feature=kp

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Re: California Bar Exam (February 2014) thread

Postby Busyvee » Fri Feb 28, 2014 9:04 am

CourtneyElizabeth wrote:I've been drinking.
I don't know what law is.
I'm going to be a stay at home dog mom.

:mrgreen:

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Re: California Bar Exam (February 2014) thread

Postby a male human » Fri Feb 28, 2014 9:55 am

fl0w wrote:who cares i just had sex.

the sad part is that she's in bed and i get up and post on fucking TLS about it? WTF is wrong with me. I hate myself

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lQlIhraqL7o&feature=kp

Did You Actually Score With The Girl With The Ass

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Re: California Bar Exam (February 2014) thread

Postby uvauvauva » Fri Feb 28, 2014 10:14 am

Hey Everyone!

Congrats on the bar exam being done... I had a question to ask all of you.

I was thinking about taking the Cali bar but didn't want to spend a ton of money on a bar review course. This would be my second bar that I am sitting for.

Does anyone know a place where I can get cheap/but very good outlines? I know there are some websites like ebay! Wanted to get your opinion first.

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Re: California Bar Exam (February 2014) thread

Postby fl0w » Fri Feb 28, 2014 11:35 am

a male human wrote:
fl0w wrote:who cares i just had sex.

the sad part is that she's in bed and i get up and post on fucking TLS about it? WTF is wrong with me. I hate myself

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lQlIhraqL7o&feature=kp

Did You Actually Score With The Girl With The Ass


you got it!!
I figure I need to take what I want. Bar exam points. Dat ass. Etcetera.

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Re: California Bar Exam (February 2014) thread

Postby fl0w » Fri Feb 28, 2014 11:37 am

uvauvauva wrote:Hey Everyone!

Congrats on the bar exam being done... I had a question to ask all of you.

I was thinking about taking the Cali bar but didn't want to spend a ton of money on a bar review course. This would be my second bar that I am sitting for.

Does anyone know a place where I can get cheap/but very good outlines? I know there are some websites like ebay! Wanted to get your opinion first.


you won't like my answer but personally i think all of the commercial courses suck ass. i would say find a really good tutor. but really good tutors aren't exactly super cheap.

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Re: California Bar Exam (February 2014) thread

Postby CourtneyElizabeth » Fri Feb 28, 2014 11:52 am

Yeah, I think you'd be just as well off if you googled outlines and self studied. A lot of money for a whole lot of nothin'.

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Re: California Bar Exam (February 2014) thread

Postby fl0w » Fri Feb 28, 2014 12:26 pm

Ugh.. so i felt pretty confident about the exam. And the more I think about it the less good I feel.
But then I think about how close I was to passing last time when I had literally zero fucking idea of what I was doing...

This is a 2 month mind-fuck. Then you take the exam. Then you get another 2 month mind fuck waiting for results.
Some dick made a joke to me about it being "cruel and unusual punishment" and the only way i could respond was "actually the 8th amendment...."

Fuck me.

I wish that whole memory-erasing technology was a real thing.

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Re: California Bar Exam (February 2014) thread

Postby CourtneyElizabeth » Fri Feb 28, 2014 1:06 pm

fl0w wrote:I wish that whole memory-erasing technology was a real thing.


Eternal sunshine of the Spotless mind shit up in here.
I thought I did OK last time and bombed. This time I KNOW I bombed.
WOOF.

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Re: California Bar Exam (February 2014) thread

Postby a male human » Fri Feb 28, 2014 1:23 pm

That's usually a good sign. The more you know, the more you're aware how weak you are, which means you probably did better since you know more. I'm pretty sure i did better than July (which i bombed hard even though i felt ok about it), but I'm figuratively praying (A1 issue anyone?) I was minimally competent enough to pass.

I too keep thinking of more things i could have talked about, but they understand the time pressure, right?

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Re: California Bar Exam (February 2014) thread

Postby fl0w » Fri Feb 28, 2014 1:29 pm

AFter finishing the last PT this was heard from the girl coming out of the mouth of a girl in the row in front of me to her neighbor...

"Hey sorry to bother you but... so on that essay... we wanted the evidence to get caught in the exceptions right?"

Relatedly... is this graded on a curve like school? Or is it the kind of thing from undergrad where you earn X points and you're a winner? I never bothered to figure that out.

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Re: California Bar Exam (February 2014) thread

Postby CourtneyElizabeth » Fri Feb 28, 2014 1:32 pm

Good. I hope everyone sucked the big one.
SO much copy and pasting in PT-B.

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Re: California Bar Exam (February 2014) thread

Postby fl0w » Fri Feb 28, 2014 1:35 pm

CourtneyElizabeth wrote:Good. I hope everyone sucked the big one.
SO much copy and pasting in PT-B.


muthafuckin this.

I'm pasting and I'm like... how could you possibly want us to do this? What kind of fuckery are you running here?

oh.. and everyone double check to make sure your shit uploaded

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Re: California Bar Exam (February 2014) thread

Postby CourtneyElizabeth » Fri Feb 28, 2014 1:44 pm

I felt bad for a minute for the asshole that has to read my second PT. Honestly. It was straight up garbage. I'm hoping they just look at the format and go "Oh she clearly got it. A+++."

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Re: California Bar Exam (February 2014) thread

Postby a male human » Fri Feb 28, 2014 1:46 pm

I think it's a combo of points and curve. The raw points are adjusted to a scaled score according to how difficult it was, which is probably gauged by other people's performance. I don't know whether they decided they want to pass ~65% in July and a few dozen in Feb, but the curve probably isn't that significant in the sense that every year people will perform approximately that well regardless because of the law-school makeup in CA. And then you have to meet the 1440 threshold for the scaled score.

What was there to copy paste so much of?

I made one intro heading, one outro heading, and one main heading for each of the exceptions with subheadings under statement against interest and catchall.

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Re: California Bar Exam (February 2014) thread

Postby a male human » Fri Feb 28, 2014 1:57 pm

Delivery as promised. How's that for fact application?

Image

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Re: California Bar Exam (February 2014) thread

Postby fl0w » Fri Feb 28, 2014 2:00 pm

a male human wrote:I think it's a combo of points and curve. The raw points are adjusted to a scaled score according to how difficult it was, which is probably gauged by other people's performance. I don't know whether they decided they want to pass ~65% in July and a few dozen in Feb, but the curve probably isn't that significant in the sense that every year people will perform approximately that well regardless because of the law-school makeup in CA. And then you have to meet the 1440 threshold for the scaled score.

What was there to copy paste so much of?

I made one intro heading, one outro heading, and one main heading for each of the exceptions with subheadings under statement against interest and catchall.

tons of copy paste if you organized by piece of evidence i guess.

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Re: California Bar Exam (February 2014) thread

Postby fl0w » Fri Feb 28, 2014 2:02 pm

hahahahahah

<gasping for air>

PWHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

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Re: California Bar Exam (February 2014) thread

Postby CourtneyElizabeth » Fri Feb 28, 2014 2:07 pm

hahahah Very nice. I love how we're doing such productive things with our down time.

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Re: California Bar Exam (February 2014) thread

Postby a male human » Fri Feb 28, 2014 2:18 pm

Haha what else is there to do? That's probably my best work considering I can only draw stick figures. Getting a much-needed haircut soon so I don't look like a yeti. Getting a drink with friend later. Playing ESO Beta over the weekend. Prep for an interview on Tuesday.

And in PT-B...were there pieces of evidence to be considered separately? The trial transcript Defendants wanted to exclude had a couple recanting statements that were subject to exclusion (that Rock didn't shoot the victim or that Rock didn't have the gun). I just clumped everything together. What pieces of evidence did you guys talk about?

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Re: California Bar Exam (February 2014) thread

Postby CourtneyElizabeth » Fri Feb 28, 2014 2:19 pm

I said

TRANSCRIPT OF PRIOR TESTIMONY

Evidence Rule

Evidence Rule blah blah

TRANSCRIPT OF VOICE MAIL

Evidence Rule

Evidence Rue

TRANSCRIPT OF PHONE CALL

Evidence Rule Evidence Rule Kill me.




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