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Current Law Students / Re: Tape recorders
« on: November 04, 2004, 07:20:21 AM »
I've been using a digital Sony ICD-p17 for 2 years now.  I really like it, but it is a little greedy with the batteries.  I always place it on the desk where the podium is at the beginning of class.  I tried recording from my desk (half way back) and the reception wasn't real clear.

Current Law Students / Re: Best Study Aids?
« on: October 22, 2004, 10:36:11 AM »

Thank you Edythec for your recommendation!

Glad I could help.  I fell in love with the tapes when they got me through Contracts.  I have a set for each of my classes.  I find a different perspective always seems to work!  Congratulations on your great test results!

Current Law Students / Re: Barbri outlines
« on: October 21, 2004, 07:14:34 AM »
My guess it they figure the hard paced craziness will cull out those who don't really want it.  I've got two mid-terms in December, back to back, not even a day in between them!  You do get a couple of weeks in May between the last class and finals.  But the bad news is you have two finals a week for two weeks in a row. 

Current Law Students / Re: Barbri outlines
« on: October 20, 2004, 12:19:49 PM »
You get that joy in May   ;D

Current Law Students / Re: Barbri outlines
« on: October 20, 2004, 11:17:24 AM »
You study for contracts over Christmas break.  Hope you didn't think you were actually going to get a holiday! ::)

Current Law Students / Re: simple tip I started using
« on: October 20, 2004, 11:15:55 AM »
Good Idea!  I do the same thing, sort of.  We have to study a lot of actual cases.  So I print them out for several weeks ahead, and carry the folder and my highlighters at all times.

Current Law Students / Re: What about evening division?
« on: October 15, 2004, 08:46:59 AM »
I am in my second year of night school.  I work full time and have three very active kids (scouts, band, ect)  It is all in how bad you want it and what you want.  I still manage to lead my daighter's girl scout troop and chaperone my son's marching band.  Difference now is I carry flash cards and cassete tapes with me everywhere.  When we go camping, I get to take an extra bag - my school books.  In many ways I am setting an example for my older kids because they see how hard I work and they are learning that sometimes when you want something, you have to really work and sacrifice for it.  As for my youngest son, 6 yrs, he and I catch time reading on the nights I am home and the weekends.  The key is having a family that supports you.  If my husband and kids didn't understand how important this is to me, I couldn't make it.  It is tougher than anything I have ever done, but in the end, it will be worth it.

Current Law Students / Re: Evidence
« on: October 15, 2004, 08:38:30 AM »
Thanks!  I have found the E&E books to be helpful in the past.  I will add this one to my collection!

Current Law Students / Evidence
« on: October 14, 2004, 01:41:53 PM »
Anyone have any tried and true advice or suggested study aids for evidence?  It seems to be a morass of conflicting rules.

Current Law Students / Re: LEEWS
« on: October 01, 2004, 08:33:43 AM »
Yeah, I listened to it during my commute as well.  I figure it can't hurt.  And I think even the little bit that I learned from it helped me.  I just listened, didn't do the actual written exercises.

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