Remember, the enemy's gate is down.

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Re: Remember, the enemy's gate is down.

Post by thesealocust » Mon Dec 03, 2012 7:04 pm

fosterp wrote:What do you do when your professor asks you to be brief and come to definite conclusions?

Do you still spend a whole bunch of time exploring possible arguments/counterarguments?
It depends?

An important insight is that many professors who hate on long exams do so because a lot of long exams aren't just long, they're also rambling regurgitation of law or fact without analysis. It's exceedingly rare to find a professor who hates long exams intrinsically, but somewhat common to find professors who are tired of people that get nervous and start dumping their outline haphazardly on the page.

Of course, it could happen, so always try to read, respond to, and please your prof.

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Re: Remember, the enemy's gate is down.

Post by JusticeHarlan » Tue Dec 04, 2012 9:31 am

thesealocust wrote:
fosterp wrote:What do you do when your professor asks you to be brief and come to definite conclusions?

Do you still spend a whole bunch of time exploring possible arguments/counterarguments?
It depends?
Credited. Some say this but don't mean it, a few will actually mean it.

Best strategy is always to find a 2L or 3L who had the professor and can tell you what you should be doing on the exam.

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Re: Remember, the enemy's gate is down.

Post by dannynoonan87 » Tue Mar 05, 2013 8:58 pm

just realized the vehicles in the park example was from the affordable care act opinion....yayyyyy law school

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Re: Remember, the enemy's gate is down.

Post by zworykin » Tue Mar 05, 2013 9:10 pm

dannynoonan87 wrote:just realized the vehicles in the park example was from the affordable care act opinion....yayyyyy law school
No vehicles in the park is from 1958. ;)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hart%E2%80%93Fuller_debate

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Re: Remember, the enemy's gate is down.

Post by dannynoonan87 » Wed Dec 04, 2013 11:50 pm

bump for the 1L gunnaz

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Re: Remember, the enemy's gate is down.

Post by thesealocust » Thu Dec 05, 2013 9:09 am

zworykin wrote:
dannynoonan87 wrote:just realized the vehicles in the park example was from the affordable care act opinion....yayyyyy law school
No vehicles in the park is from 1958. ;)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hart%E2%80%93Fuller_debate
OK, that's hilarious :lol:

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Re: Remember, the enemy's gate is down.

Post by thesealocust » Sat Dec 03, 2016 2:03 pm

It's that time of year again 1Ls. Good luck!!!

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Re: Remember, the enemy's gate is down.

Post by Cane & Crutches » Sun Dec 18, 2016 5:38 pm

thesealocust wrote:It's that time of year again 1Ls. Good luck!!!

I wish I'd seen this earlier. Thank you for posting! It's reaffirming in a sense, but I do wish I'd been able to organize my answers more clearly. I can foresee median pwnage to the extent that I didn't. But who knows. It's time for a(nother) beer.

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Re: Remember, the enemy's gate is down.

Post by hopefuljumbo23 » Sun Dec 18, 2016 9:59 pm

Cane & Crutches wrote:
thesealocust wrote:It's that time of year again 1Ls. Good luck!!!

I wish I'd seen this earlier. Thank you for posting! It's reaffirming in a sense, but I do wish I'd been able to organize my answers more clearly. I can foresee median pwnage to the extent that I didn't. But who knows. It's time for a(nother) beer.
100% agree - wish I had seen this earlier. It does make me feel better about my rambly answers though, because most of the time I was just going back and forth with myself as the original post said. I felt awful after the exam about it though, because I knew I had strayed so far from IRAC. I also threw some missing facts into my analysis, and I don't know how that will play out.

Like Cane says, I definitely foresee median pwnage in my future... but again, like Cane said, who really knows!

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