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Advice on Study Aids/Hornbooks! PLease!

Advice on Study Aids/Hornbooks! PLease!
« on: January 20, 2006, 10:05:34 PM »
Hi!

 Can anyone tell me what study aids they would reccommend (besides the E&E/Understanding Series) for:

Torts
Property
Crim Law?

 Thanks!

Re: Advice on Study Aids/Hornbooks! PLease!
« Reply #1 on: January 20, 2006, 10:31:59 PM »
what casebooks are you using?

Re: Advice on Study Aids/Hornbooks! PLease!
« Reply #2 on: January 21, 2006, 05:17:18 PM »
Dywer for property
epstein for torts
Dressler for crim...
thanks!

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Re: Advice on Study Aids/Hornbooks! PLease!
« Reply #3 on: January 26, 2006, 07:54:24 PM »
I would definitely get Dressler's two supplements if you are using his casebook. The understanding series explains things well, and the black letter outline is an awesome outline of the book. Don't bother with any other crim supplements.

Re: Advice on Study Aids/Hornbooks! PLease!
« Reply #4 on: January 30, 2006, 12:29:57 AM »
thanks!

Re: Advice on Study Aids/Hornbooks! PLease!
« Reply #5 on: January 30, 2006, 01:24:43 PM »
E&E for Crim and Understanding Property for Property. :)

Re: Advice on Study Aids/Hornbooks! PLease!
« Reply #6 on: February 01, 2006, 08:12:34 PM »
the Dressler "Understanding Crim Law" book is a godsend...I would say 3/4 of the people in my class only read that book and were fine...I find it is the easiest and most helpful of all the crim supplements

Re: Advice on Study Aids/Hornbooks! PLease!
« Reply #7 on: February 05, 2006, 10:41:59 PM »
e&e's is awesome for torts.

Re: Advice on Study Aids/Hornbooks! PLease!
« Reply #8 on: February 06, 2006, 08:34:36 PM »
Someone mentioned it for Property, but I second.

Sprankling's Understanding Property Law from Lexis.

But have you tried some of the texts from Emanuel? I like hsi outlines and the Crunchtime series is pretty good.

Re: Advice on Study Aids/Hornbooks! PLease!
« Reply #9 on: February 08, 2006, 06:00:19 PM »
for future advise there is a hornbork by chemerinsky for con law that is really good