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What did you do with post-case questions in your casebook?
« on: June 17, 2008, 07:00:32 PM »
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I was looking through a loaned family law casebook, and he answered most of the questions.  They're usually of the "why did Judge X decide this way?  what Texas rule is most relevant to blank?" variety.

More importantly, what did you usually take out of your cases?  I plan to take five or six sentences of notes for each, without briefing.

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Re: What did you do with post-case questions in your casebook?
« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2008, 03:50:24 AM »
I usually just read them and thought about them a little.  It depends on the prof, though... is she likely to ask you those questions outright?  Does she not care in the slightest what the author of the casebook thinks about anything and is using it for the actual case opinions only?

I personally think a few lines of case notes is the way to go, but I still prepared differently for classes, again, according to the prof.  This mainly had to do with how closely I read and whether I could do a whole week's reading over the weekend to be ahead of the game or whether I really needed to wait until the night before, to keep details fresh in my mind.
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Re: What did you do with post-case questions in your casebook?
« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2008, 07:15:01 PM »
why are you asking so many questions?

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Re: What did you do with post-case questions in your casebook?
« Reply #3 on: June 19, 2008, 06:14:21 PM »
Will you be going to a T10? 

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Re: What did you do with post-case questions in your casebook?
« Reply #4 on: June 19, 2008, 06:17:12 PM »
This has to be one of Wally's alts.
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Re: What did you do with post-case questions in your casebook?
« Reply #5 on: June 19, 2008, 10:37:08 PM »
I agree.  Wally was big on the ??? smiley.
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