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Studying and Exam Taking / appellant/appellee vs. petitioner/respondent?
« on: December 13, 2008, 09:27:12 PM »
when is each used? is the latter for supreme court cases?

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General Board / summary judgment trilogy of cases
« on: December 12, 2008, 12:09:00 AM »
does someone have a good outline of those? just realized i totally missed those readings.

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General Board / who's pulling an all nighter tonight???
« on: December 11, 2008, 10:06:44 PM »
me me me me!

:-[

anyone else care to join?

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General Board / Impleader: Claims question
« on: December 11, 2008, 10:05:03 PM »
If a third party defendant is impleaded into an action - can that third party defendant assert claims that do NOT arise out of the same transaction/occurrence against either the plaintiff or defendant?  I only see that Rule 14(a)(2)(D)and 14(a)(3) allow the plaintiff and third party defendant to assert claims against each other that arise out of the same transaction or occurrence.  But technically under Rule 18 anyone is allowed to join as many claims of whatever nature as long as they have some kind of claim going on, right?

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ok so i know the holdings by heart: "beyond reasonable doubt that plaintiff can prove no set of facts" vs. "sufficient factual allegations to give plausibility to the underlying claim"... but what exactly does this mean?  can someone give me some examples to differentiate the two pleading standards here? thanks.

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General Off-Topic Board / quirky study habits
« on: December 10, 2008, 10:09:19 PM »
what are yours?

mine:
- incessant tic-tac popping (i've gone through 8 boxes in the past 2 days
- a need for an obnoxious amount of lamp light
- at least 1 internet explorer window open for the occasional facebooking/gossip column/lsd'ing/etc.
- getting up every 20 minutes and coming up with some excuse for another study break.

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General Board / cheerleaders needed... civ pro in 2 days???
« on: December 10, 2008, 10:26:13 AM »
done with my contracts exam, now moving onto civ pro which i regretfully zoned out of ALL SEMESTER and am literally planning to learn it all in the next 2 days.  possible to get away this AND do well???... i'm starting off with the BarBri outline and then going to go through the Glannon. any suggestions?

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i'm clearly running low on brain cells here.  i cannot figure out for the life of me how to make a table of contents using the new microsoft word.  Has anyone successfully done this??

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General Board / index feature in word?
« on: December 08, 2008, 11:55:18 AM »
does anyone know how to use it/where to find it? 

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Studying and Exam Taking / just venting.
« on: December 08, 2008, 01:34:24 AM »
#$&*@#*(#%* UCC 2-207 #$&^@*#^%$&!&#@^&!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 >:(

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