Sunday, August 17, 2014

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 November 4, 2015)

The Legal Toolbox blog
You should consider subscribing to this blog which offers good tips on preparing for class, outlining and studying for exams.  Here are some examples:  Law School 101

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Class #1

Class #4

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) (also available here)

Review Quiz #6

Class #8

Class #9
Class #11

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

Class #13

Class #15

Class #16

Class #18

Class #19

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

Class #22

Class #26

Class #27

Friday, July 2, 2010

Materials regarding exams

Some initial thoughts on taking exams

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

Nine common exam mistakes

Video by Prof. Bridget McCormick from the University of Michigan Law School.

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)

Sample question in three different formats

Sample MBE questions
(These are old bar exam questions, many of which are about topics we do not cover in our class.  You should avoid questions 3, 6, 7, 13, 14, 15, 16, 21, 25, 27 and 31).  Check your answers here.

Practice questions

More practice questions (plus here)

Sample question and answer(s)
(note: I did not prepare this question/answer)

Old essay exam

Fundamental lawyering skills

15 Grammar Goofs That Make You Look Silly
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