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RootBrewskies

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Commercial Outlines? or WHAT....help
« on: September 13, 2006, 07:51:25 PM »
what is have u guys found to be the most helpful study aids.  should i be looking at getting commercial outlines or hornbooks or what?


and what brand/author/publsiher is the best?

thanks.




holler21

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Re: Commercial Outlines? or WHAT....help
« Reply #1 on: September 13, 2006, 08:00:09 PM »
Your library probably has the hornbooks that you'll need. Save some money and study from the ones toward which your tuition money is going. 

Not planning on using too many commercial outlines but I bought a used copy of the Gilbert's property outline as my professor told us that it was the best property one (because it was written by the same author as our casebook editor). 

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Re: Commercial Outlines? or WHAT....help
« Reply #2 on: September 13, 2006, 10:16:29 PM »
I'm sticking to the casebooks and a few hornbooks in the library.

I just don't like the commercial aids, my profs test specifically what they cover and thats that.

You should be able to create an outline based on your casebooks table of contents.

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Re: Commercial Outlines? or WHAT....help
« Reply #3 on: September 13, 2006, 10:59:43 PM »
what is have u guys found to be the most helpful study aids.  should i be looking at getting commercial outlines or hornbooks or what?


and what brand/author/publsiher is the best?

thanks.


It really depends on your casebooks/authors.  If you're looking for a short cut to briefing each case, you'll want either High Court Case Summaries or Legallines and make sure it's keyed to your casebook.  If you're looking for help with outlines you'll want a commercial outline like Gilbert's or Emanuels on your particular subject.   

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Re: Commercial Outlines? or WHAT....help
« Reply #4 on: September 14, 2006, 01:01:46 AM »
Don't take notes. Don't use outlines. Depend on your memory.