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Book sales, auctions, trades, etc. / Re: Tort casebook
« on: May 19, 2009, 07:35:48 PM »
The first year and upper level review books are yours to keep. You can also keep the actual bar exam books but you forfeit your book deposit.

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I agree you should probably wait until classes start. Although there are benefits to buying now (you can usually get a lower price on amazon or ebay because the damand isn't as high), you might find yourself with a shelf full of books you never even crack open either because you don't need to or you just don't have time because you bought 5 outlines for 1 class.

If you are determined to start buying now, ones I would recommend that probably are not a bad investment either way are Glannon's E&E for Civ Pro and as previously mentioned Chemerinsky for Con Law.

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General Board / Re: Anyone Use BarBri Outlines?
« on: May 17, 2009, 11:27:33 AM »
I found it helpful. Some subjects more so than others.  I agree it might not go into as much detail as your prof does, but no outline except one from a 2L or 3L who had the same prof usually does. ALso, it isn't meant to be as in depth as an E&E.

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Book sales, auctions, trades, etc. / Tort casebook
« on: May 17, 2009, 11:24:29 AM »
I have a torts casebook for sale.

Tort Law and Alternatives by Marc A. Franklin, Michael D. Green, Robert L. Rabin. Eighth edition, 2006.List price is $162. I'm asking $65 + shipping.

Book is in very good condition. There is highlighting in four chapters only, three of which are the last three chapters of the book, and one in the middle. I used this book for a class that focused on defamation and invasion of privacy torts, so the beginning is brand new and unmarked. Ideal for a new 1L who is looking for clean pages, at least to start.


I also have a 2008-09 Bar/Bri first year review book. New, no marks. Has outlines for all 1L classes as well as practice exams.

I also have some upper level books listed over on the students & grads page.

email psunitlion2000@yahoo.com if interested or for more info.

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Book Sales and Trades / Kaplan 2L-3L success pack & BarBri
« on: May 16, 2009, 01:43:34 PM »
I have the Kaplan 2L-3L success pack for sale. It includes: CD's and book with outlines for Corporations, Criminal procedure, Evidence, Remedies, Wills, and Trusts.

Also I have the 2008-09 Barbri First Year review and upper level review books, as well as a copy of the BarBri Primer.

Email me at psunitlion2000@yahoo.com with an offer.

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I have the following books for sale. Most are 2L-3L but I have a torts book I used for advanced torts which is commonly used in 1L. I've listed asking prices but am willing to consider reasonable offers, especially is purchasing more than one item. If you are interested in any, email me at psunitlion2000@yahoo.com. Thanks

Torts:
Tort Law and Alternatives by Franklin (8th Edition, 2006). ISBN 1599410354. There is highlighting in four chapters only, three of which are the last three chapters of the book, and one in the middle. I used this book for a class that focused on defamation and invasion of privacy torts, so the beginning is brand new and unmarked. Ideal for a new 1L who is looking for clean pages, at least to start. - $75

Corporations
Cases and Materials on Corporations by Hamilton (10th Edition, 2007) ISBN: 0314180745. Comes with 10th edition statutory supplement, as well. Both the casebook and supplement have highlighting and some writing inside. - $60 for both books

Black Letter Law Outlines: Corporations (5th edition) Like new, with no marks or highlighting. $25

Gilbert Law Summaries: Corporations (15th edition). Like new with no marks or highlighting. - $25.

Remedies:
Remedies in a Nutshell - Like new, no marks. - $25

Examples and Explanations: Remedies (2007) - Like new with no marks or highlighting. - $25

Finals: Remedies (Law School Exam Series by PMBR) (2005) - No marks or highlighting. - $15

Evidence:
Understanding Evidence by Giannelli (2nd edition, 2005) - Good condition except one page has come unglued from the middle. I still have the page, it's just not stuck in the book like the others. Highlighting on less than 20 pages. - $20

Finals:  Evidence (Law School Exam Series) - 2005 -- $20

Crunchtime: Evidence by Emanuel. 2004, 2nd edition. No marks in outline or exam tips section, but I did notice the answers are underlined in the MC question section. - $20

Law in a Flash Evidence flash cards. $25

Professional Responsibility:
CrunchTime Series: 2003. Highlighting on text to flowcharts mostly, though there is some highlighting on about 10 more pages of actual text.

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I agree. The Civ Pro E&E by Glannon is very good. My prof actually recommended it. I didn't use it for the entire class, just areas where I was struggling. It spelled things out very clearly.

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I agree with Unbiased. Some profs will recommend one while others will recommend against one.
Also, I don't think you'll an E&E, commercial outline and hornbook for every class. You'll find some classes easier than others and might not need any. Others you might need and E&E and an outline just to supplement your own.
Also, some of these can become quite expensive so wait, talk to other students at your school who had the class with the same prof and see what they used, and check out your library. They probably have some on hand for you to flip thru to see which you might prefer and works best for you before you invest a ton in everything.
that said, if you are looking for a quick review right before finals, I always liked the Crunchtime series. It was very short and to the point, gave helpful exam tips, and had practice Q&A's.

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