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1L - First Brief

duma

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Re: 1L - First Brief
« Reply #10 on: August 16, 2004, 10:45:26 PM »
5 hours of breifing... 3 hours of class. nice.

Re: 1L - First Brief
« Reply #11 on: August 17, 2004, 03:03:32 PM »
Went to my first class last night. Did pretty will with the briefing, although I found out that briefs need to brief. 

Todd

Re: 1L - First Brief
« Reply #12 on: August 17, 2004, 08:25:39 PM »
I am briefing Sullivan v. O'Connor (Mass. Supreme Ct.).  Itís way confusing 7pgs of incoherent rambling I have the facts and the conclusion, but issue and analysis are tough.

Todd

Re: 1L - First Brief
« Reply #13 on: August 17, 2004, 08:52:54 PM »
Oh ya baby, I got it!  The 3rd time through the case, but ya I got it.

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« Reply #14 on: August 17, 2004, 10:26:35 PM »
Oh ya baby, I got it!  The 3rd time through the case, but ya I got it.
congrats.. now when you go to class, you will find out you were wrong... or maybe that is just my experience.

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Re: 1L - First Brief
« Reply #15 on: August 18, 2004, 11:14:19 AM »
I am told briefs should be one page if possible.  You want something that will quickly tell you the important aspects of the case.

I've done two so far.  both were a page and a half.  tomorrow is my first class.

Re: 1L - First Brief
« Reply #16 on: August 25, 2004, 08:07:24 AM »
Come back.

Your friend,

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Re: 1L - First Brief
« Reply #17 on: August 25, 2004, 08:10:08 AM »
jj, I'm finding that my briefs for contracts & property are longer than those for Torts and Crim law.  How about you?

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« Reply #18 on: August 25, 2004, 10:25:34 AM »
jj, I'm finding that my briefs for contracts & property are longer than those for Torts and Crim law.  How about you?

I've been working very hard to keep them short.  Don't you know my contracts prof said it was short on facts.  My longest brief so far is two pages, but I haven't gotten much feedback from the profs, so.....

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Re: 1L - First Brief
« Reply #19 on: August 25, 2004, 09:39:43 PM »
Well, I have to be up at 5:30 to go to work.  I have four cases to read and five to brief.  I feels just like law school in the movies.   ::)