Outlines for same professor- How old is too old?

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Outlines for same professor- How old is too old?

Post by victortsoi » Sat Jan 11, 2014 2:16 pm

So I've come across a 10 year old outline for one of my professor's classes. im a bit wary, and have generally used outlines maximum 5 years old before. Any rules of thumb? I also imagine that some areas of law are less volatile than others...

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Re: Outlines for same professor- How old is too old?

Post by UnderrateOverachieve » Sat Jan 11, 2014 2:45 pm

Depends on the class. Torts and contracts are golden.

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Re: Outlines for same professor- How old is too old?

Post by victortsoi » Sat Jan 11, 2014 2:54 pm

corporations...i dont know if thats a subject which is really changing now

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Re: Outlines for same professor- How old is too old?

Post by OutCold » Sat Jan 11, 2014 3:00 pm

If that's the best you can do, just follow along to it in class to ensure that it is accurate.

Edit: I would be wary if it's for corps.

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Re: Outlines for same professor- How old is too old?

Post by 3|ink » Sun Jan 12, 2014 1:12 am

I wouldn't rely on it for much else than gap filling. Professors are more likely to remove pieces from their curriculum than add them. You're likely to learn more than is required for the course. (God forbid.)

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