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Delaney's Learning Legal Reasoning (1988)

Delaney's Learning Legal Reasoning (1988)
« on: February 13, 2007, 06:11:36 PM »
I was just wondering if the Delaney's Learning Legal Reasoning 1988 edition is outdated and I will need to get the 3rd edition from 2003, or if the 1988 edition will be sufficient.

Re: Delaney's Learning Legal Reasoning (1988)
« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2007, 06:22:32 PM »
That book basically just shows how to understand a case.

It's useful, but not if you've already been reading cases for a semester.

If you want something for exam tips get "how to do your best on law school exams". You may want to email Delaney directly, I think a new edition of the exam book is due out soon.

I can't speak to the old editions of any of his books because I have the most recent editions of all of them. I would probably go with the most recent editions if you can.

Re: Delaney's Learning Legal Reasoning (1988)
« Reply #2 on: February 13, 2007, 06:23:32 PM »
Thanks.  I'll go with the newer editions.

Re: Delaney's Learning Legal Reasoning (1988)
« Reply #3 on: April 02, 2007, 11:19:17 PM »
the exam book is quite helpful--mostly obvious stuff, but it helps you organize what you intuitively know you need to do.