Essay Exam Writing for the California Bar

Author: Mary Basick
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454833055
Release Date: 2013-01-08
Genre: Study Aids

Based on the authors' proven-effective methodology, Essay Exam Writing for the California Bar Exam contains everything you need to pass the essay portion of the California bar exam. Your roadmap to success, it combines instruction and practice in essay writing, fact analysis, and issue spotting, with a remarkably efficient review of substantive law. Along the way, you'll learn how to manage your time, develop a strategy for improving your testing performance, and ensure the consistent quality of your answers. Essay Exam Writing for the California Bar Exam From beginning to end, it's all here! The elements of a passing essay: Format, Issues, Rules, Analysis, Conclusion How to spot the issues and cite the rule correctly How to use the facts to craft effective analysis Making it easy for the exam grader to locate your analysis of the issues Practice Essays and Answer Gridsbased on analysis of previous California bar exams Sample essay answers that provide a model of a passing answer Self-assessment and strategyhow much time to spend on each issue in light of time constraints Troubleshooting tips to improve exam performance An efficiently condensed, user-friendly review of substantive law Focusing on the relationships among the rules Prioritizing most-frequently-tested topics Issues Tested Matrix--a detailed graph that analyzes the questions asked in each subject over the past 25 years, broken down by sub-topic frequency Issues Checklist--a one-page list of the issues tested in each subject, organized to aid issue spotting Memorization Attack Sheet--a bulleted list of the rules that apply to the Issues Checklist--a tool for memorization that also reinforces issue-spotting skills Annotated Rule Outline--a more complete version of the rules, in grammatically correct language--annotated with fact triggers , where helpful, to assist with issue spotting

Multistate Bar Exam Mbe Review

Author: James J. Rigos
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 9780735573345
Release Date: 2008-02-13
Genre: Study Aids

Aspen Publishers, the leading legal education publisher, introduces the first of many new products in the Emanuel Bar Review line. The Rigos Bar Review series, by James J. Rigos, provides a complete, yet manageable approach to Bar Exam preparation, and is an excellent home-study tool for students who are first-time or repeat test-takers. Using the time-tested and effective methods of Jim Rigos' more than 27 years of Bar Review expertise, this volume of the Multistate Bar Exam (MBE) Review, covering Evidence, Constitutional Law, and Criminal Law, is invaluable as a self-study tool in Bar Review. This text contain comprehensive coverage of the three MBE subjects, and offer strategies for analyzing MBE questions. The unique Magic Memory Outlines software and Make Your Own Exam feature on the free, included CD present a whole new element to studying for the MBE - allowing students to develop successful outlines for memorization of MBE topics while continuing to hone their skills in necessary practice for the exam. Students using Multistate Bar Exam (MBE) Review are not just receiving a print book - they are receiving an entire program built within a successfully validated model. Why students will love Rigos: Comprehensive: Combines excellent coverage and outlines with practice questions with full answer rationales Dependable: Rigos is powered by Emanuel - the same Emanuel who got you through law school with CrunchTime, Law in a Flash, and Emanuel Law Outlines Affordable: Rigos volumes can be purchased individually or as a full set, and provide all the benefits of a comprehensive Bar Review course without requiring you to pay thousands of dollars A name you know. A name you trust. Emanuel Bar Review - helping law students succeed.

Templates for 75 Essays Evidence Constitutional Law Contracts

Author: Budget Law School for the Bar
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
ISBN: 1482067838
Release Date: 2013-01-24
Genre: Law

Writers of 6 published bar exam essays / Including Evidence and Constitutional law -!!!!!!On the bar exam as well as in law school, Evidence Law questions ask: is this evidence? Is it admissible? Why? For what purpose?Constitutional Law questions ask: has the US constitution been violated by governmental action? Which amendments and how? Contracts questions ask: what is a 'contract' and how has a breach occurred here if it has? What remedies and for whom? These questions include UCC contracts.Torts exams ask: what redress is there for the plaintiff for harm and injury done to him or another, his property, or his interests?Answer these questions and related ones with assurance, color, flourish - and you will pass. This book details how.

Strategies and Tactics for the MBE

Author: Steven L. Emanuel
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454879619
Release Date: 2016-05-22
Genre: Study Aids

Strategies & Tactics for the MBE, 6E is full of up-to-date advice on how to analyze Multistate Bar Exam (MBE) questions, including details on how to handle each MBE subject, specific, step-by-step strategies for analyzing different question types, tips about how subtle differences in wording can completely change the meaning of an answer, and strategies for "rewording" questions in your mind to make them easier to analyze. Updated by Steven Emanuel, Strategies & Tactics for the MBE, 6E contains a full-length, 200-question practice MBE exam, as well as more than 325 additional questions broken down by subject a total of over 500 NCBE-released questions. The new edition also includes 70 author-generated Civil Procedure questions. Each subject begins with detailed advice on how to handle MBE questions on that subject and how to focus your studies on the most common and trickiest MBE topics. Every question has a fully explained answer that analyzes, in detail, every answer option. Features: Updated to include a comprehensive section on Civil Procedure, which was recently added to the MBE exam. This new section features approximately 70 author-generated questions. For the traditional MBE topics (Constitutional Law, Contracts, Criminal Law and Procedure, Evidence, Real Property and Future Interests, and Torts), every one of the more than 500 questions in this book represents an actual question asked on a past MBE. These questions have been reviewed for accuracy and updated.

Expert Learning for Law Students

Author: Michael Hunter Schwartz
ISBN: 1594605521
Release Date: 2008-01-01
Genre: Law

Expert Learning for Law Students is designed to help law students build the analytical skills necessary to succeed in law school, on the bar exam, and in law practice. This book reveals how successful law students and lawyers plan, monitor, and implement their work and it provides detailed guidance regarding individual student personality types and learning styles. The accompanying workbook includes questions and exercises to assist students in practicing the concepts explained in the text.The second edition includes greater emphasis on students personalizing all strategy suggestions by adapting strategies to their individual learning styles, personality types, and, most importantly, their results and their evaluations of the causes of those results. It includes additional materials designed to help students deal with law school stress and offers insights for ameliorating that stress developed within the Humanizing Legal Education movement. Tips on time management and avoiding procrastination; a revised discussion on case reading reflecting recent research; a new section on using color as a memorization tool; and a revised discussion of how to apply rules to facts and how to apply and distinguish cases are also provided.

How to Pass Exams

Author: Dominic O'Brien
Publisher: Watkins Media Limited
ISBN: 9781848991668
Release Date: 2013-06-06
Genre: Self-Help

Dominic O'Brien, eight-times World Memory Champion, outlines in simple language the steps you can take to increase your memory power and pass your exams with flying colours. Whether you are at school studying a foreign language or at university revising for an examination toward a degree, "How to Pass Exams" will show you the easy way to accelerated learning and help you achieve top grades in any subject. In this practical and accessible guide, Dominic O'Brien shares with you the secret of his amazing talents and offers you the key to success in your studies.

The Memory Book

Author: Harry Lorayne
Publisher: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 9780307814067
Release Date: 2012-01-18
Genre: Self-Help

Unleash the hidden power of your mind through Harry Lorayne and Jerry Lucas's simple, fail-safe memory system, and you can become more effective, more imaginative, and more powerful, at work, at school, in sports and play. Discover how easy it is to: file phone numbers, data, figures, and appointments right in your head; learn foreign words and phrases with ease; read with speed--and greater understanding; shine in the classroom--and shorten study hours; dominate social situations, and more. From the Paperback edition.

Strategies and Tactics for the MPRE Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam

Author: Steven L. Emanuel
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454832621
Release Date: 2014-05-07
Genre: Study Aids

Facing the MPRE? Strategies & Tactics for the MPRE will help you optimize your valuable study time and sharpen your test-taking skills. Including: “ul> Expert advice on spotting and avoiding tricky questions and common mistakes 50 questions from past MPRE exams with explanantions and analyses of the correct and incorrect answers - geared to the ABA Model Rules of Professional Responsibility Additional questions and answers from past MPRE's - released by the National Conference of Bar Examiners

Darrow Kleinhaus The Bar Exam in a Nutshell 2d

Author: Suzanne Darrow-Kleinhaus
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9781628105377
Release Date: 2009-01-09
Genre: Law

This edition walks you through the entire bar preparation process from getting a head start during your last year of law school to taking the exam. It provides guidelines for selecting a bar review course, bar planner checklists, advice on how to manage the material you cover in bar review courses, and advice on how to learn the law so you can remember it and use it to answer exam questions. It identifies the basic skills the exam tests and the precise manner in which these skills are tested, showing you how to target your study efforts to maximize results.

Become a SuperLearner

Author: Jonathan Levi
Publisher: SuperHuman Enterprises
ISBN: 9780692416952
Release Date: 2015-04-01
Genre: Education

Develop the Skills to Learn Anything Faster, Easier, and More Effectively Written by the creators of the #1 bestselling course of the same name, this book will teach you how to "hack" your learning, reading, and memory skills, empowering you to learn everything faster and more effectively. What Would You Do If You Could Learn Anything 3 Times Faster?In our rapidly changing and information-driven society, the ability to learn quickly is the single most important skill. Whether you're a student, a professional, or simply embarking on a new hobby, you are forced to grapple with an every-increasing amount of information and knowledge. We've all experienced the frustration of an ever-growing reading list, struggling to learn a new language, or forgetting things you learned in even your favorite subjects. This Book Will Teach You 3 Major Skills:Speed reading with high (80%+) comprehension and understandingMemory techniques for storing and recalling vast amounts of information quickly and accuratelyDeveloping the cognitive infrastructure to support this flood of new information long-termHowever, the SuperLearning skills you'll learn in this course are applicable to many aspects of your every day life, from remembering phone numbers to acquiring new skills or even speaking new languages. Anyone Can Develop Super-Learning SkillsThis course is about improving your ability to learn new skills or information quickly and effectively. We go far beyond the kinds of "speed reading" (or glorified skimming) you may have been exposed to, diving into the actual cognitive and neurological factors that make learning easier and more successful. We also give you advanced memory techniques to grapple with the huge loads of information you'll soon be able to process. "This book should be the go-to reference for anyone looking to upgrade their mind's firmware!" -Benny Lewis, Language Learning Expert Learn How to Absorb and Retain Information in a Whole New Way - A Faster, Better Way The Authors' Proprietary Method for Teaching Speed Reading & Memory Improvement You may have even taken a normal speed reading course in the past, only to realize that you didn't retain anything you read. The sad irony is that in order to properly learn things like speed reading skills and memory techniques in the past, you had to read dozens of books and psychological journals to decode the science behind it. Or, you had to hire an expensive private tutor who specializes in SuperLearning. That's what I did. And it changed my life. Fortunately, my co-authors (experts and innovators in the fields of superlearning, memory improvement, and speed reading) agreed to help me transform their materials into the first ever digital course. Over 25,000 satisfied students later, we have transformed our course into a book you can enjoy anywhere. Our teaching methodology relies heavily on at-home exercises. The chapters themselves are only part of what you're buying. You will be practicing various exercises and assignments on a regular basis over the course a 7 week schedule. In addition to the lectures, there are hours of supplemental video and articles which are considered part of the curriculum. "This vital book contains all the tools needed to learn, memorize, and reproduce anything you want with the joy that ease brings. Don't take another class until you've read it!" -Dr. Anthony Metivier, Author & Memory Expert If you wish to improve memory and concentration, learn more effectively, read faster, and learn the techniques of memory champions - look no further! An awesome read that will push the limits of your brain. Levi does an incredible job of guiding you through, to bring your brain from average to UNSTOPPABLE!" -Nelson Dellis, 4-Time USA Memory Champion

Winnin Time

Author: Steven Harris
ISBN: 0981666701
Release Date: 2015-10-26

Bluebook-ready rules to help students pass the California Bar Examination. Evidence Boilerplate, PR Boilerplate, essay introductory writing lecture

Law School Survival Manual

Author: Nancy B. Rapoport
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454804697
Release Date: 2011-07-22
Genre: Law

In the Law School Survival Manual, Nancy Rapoport and Jeff Van Niel serve as the friendly voice of experience whose wit and wisdom will guide you through law school from the application process to orientation, and from your first year to graduation - including summer jobs, clerkships, and the bar exam. This concise handbook focuses on all aspects of law school that are mystifying or tricky or both. The Law School Survival Manual: From LSAT to Bar Exam offers complete coverage, Before law school What you'll need before you apply Picking the right law school for you Orientation Your checklist for law school First year Collegiality and etiquette Friendships, romance, and networking The psychology of law professors Reading cases and statutes Outlining and studying Preparing for essay and multiple-choice exams Choosing upper-level courses Managing your time and scheduling your life Exploring joint-degree program opportunities Finding and applying for a summer job Landing a judicial clerkship Studying for the bar exam and the MPRE With reassuring humor and unique perspectives, Nancy Rapoport and Jeff Van Niel show you how to cope with stress, manage your time, study efficiently, nurture new friendships, write a paper, prepare for exams, and make sound decisions - in law school and beyond.

The Bar Exam in a Nutshell

Author: Suzanne Darrow-Kleinhaus
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9781634606547
Release Date: 2016-05-03
Genre: Law

This edition walks you through the entire bar preparation process from getting a head start during your last year of law school to taking the exam. It features comprehensive coverage of the Uniform Bar Exam, including an explanation of each component and how to prepare for it, to the larger question of what “portability” really means for the bar candidate. This edition also provides guidelines for selecting a bar review course, bar planner checklists, advice on how to manage the material you cover in bar review courses, and advice on how to learn the law so you can remember it and use it to answer exam questions. It identifies the basic skills the exam tests and the precise manner in which these skills are tested, showing you how to target your study efforts to maximize results. An Appendix provides practice materials for the MPT and essays, including the MEEs, with “answer de-constructions” to explain why bar examiners chose those answers as “better than average.”