Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Documents you will need for Torts

Below you will find a list of links to readings that are not included in the textbook.

Course Materials

Course Outline
(updated Sept. 12, 2016)

Should I use a computer to take notes in class?
Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4

My Office hours for Spring 2017
Mondays 8 am to 10 am
Wednesdays 1 pm to 3 pm
or by appointment

Class #1 

Class #3

Dr. Seuss, The Zax (print), (video)

Review Quiz #1 

Review Quiz #2

Class #5

Holyfield vs. Tyson

The Queen v. Dudley and Stevens (video)
(not for class discussion; you can start at about the 13:00 minute mark)

Notes on Privileges
(recommended; not for specific class discussion)

Review Quiz #6

Class #8

Class #9
Class #11

Recommended readings on medical malpractice (not for class discussion):

Class #13

Class #14

Class #17

Why beer is so important for civilization (article, video)
(recommended only; not for class discussion)

Class #21

Class #25

Class #26
Materials regarding exams

Some initial thoughts on taking exams

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

Nine common exam mistakes

Video on exam tactics

Tips on Outlining (part 1, part 2, part 3)

Links to short posts with good advice on preparing for exams

More links to short posts on advice on exams

How to avoid exam disasters (podcast)

Law School Exams 101
(lots of links to more readings, in case case you need more)

Fundamental lawyering skills

Practice Questions

Sample question in three different formats

Online practice exam

Practice questions #1 (check your answers here)
(Ignore questions 11, 14 and 15)

Practice questions #2 (check your answers here)
(Ignore questions 2, 3 and 4)

Practice questions #3 (check your answers here)
(Ignore questions 16-17, 20, 22, 28-30, 33, 38, 65-66, 69, 75-76, 83-87, 89-90, 92, 94, 99-103)

Practice questions #4 (check your answers here)
(Ignore questions 3, 7, 22, 23, 24, 28, 31, 35 to 42, 57, 60, 62, 63 and 69)

Practice questions #5 (check your answers here)
(Ignore questions 3, 6, 7, 13, 14, 15, 16, 21, 25, 27 and 31)

Practice essay questions

Sample answer to an essay question

Old essay exam
(This is a one question essay exam which involves many issues, some of which we will not cover this semester.  Take a look at it to get a feel for how comprehensive an essay can be; but if you want to practice writing an answer to a question, I suggest you use the "practice essay questions" listed above.)
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