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Mastering multiple choice for federal civil procedure : MBE bar prep and 1L exam prep

Author: William M Janssen; Steven Baicker-McKee
Publisher: St. Paul, MN : West Academic Publishing, [2018]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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Receive complimentary lifetime digital access to the eBook with new print purchase. Need a little practice with multiple choice questions in federal civil procedure? Your solution has arrived. You MUST buy this book if:A. You are studying for your Bar Exam's MBE multiple choice test, and are more than just a little freaked out by how broadly Civil Procedure can be tested;B. You are in law school, enrolled in a Civil  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William M Janssen; Steven Baicker-McKee
ISBN: 9781642425123 1642425125 9781642424201 164242420X
OCLC Number: 1055160708
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Contents: Intro; Preface to the Third Edition iii; Acknowledgments v; About the Authors vii; Part 1 Introduction to Mastering Multiple Choice for Federal Civil Procedure 1; A. Don't Skip This Introduction! 1; B. Who This Book Can Help 1; C. What This Book Offers 1; D. Overview of Civil Procedure Topics Covered 2; E. Bar Exam Studying: What You Need to Know About Civil Procedure Questions 4; 1. Addition of Civil Procedure to the MBE 4; 2. Alignment of the MBE with the Multistate Essay Examination 4; 3. What Is Covered on the MBE, and How? 5; 4. Other Important Information 6 F. Law School Exam Studying: What You Need to Know About Civil Procedure Questions 71. Civil Procedure Is a Class-Specific Course 7; 2. Your "Decoder-Ring" for This Book 7; 3. Other Important Information 7; G. Why Is Multiple Choice So Tough? 9; 1. Attribute One: They Give You the Answer 9; 2. Attribute Two: There's No Wiggle Room 9; 3. Attribute Three: Slips Are Unforgiving 9; 4. Attribute Four: "Best," Not "Perfect" 9; 5. Attribute Five: Second-Guessing Is Enticing 10; 6. Attribute Six: Time Pressure 10; 7. Attribute Seven: Breadth and Depth 10; 8. Attribute Eight: Tricky, Tricky, Tricky 11 A. The Sneaky "Call-of-the-Question" 11b. The Sinister Misdirection 11; c. The Tricky Inducement 11; d. The Only-Partially Right Answer 12; e. The All-Wrong Answers 12; f. The Phantom Absolutes 12; g. The "You-Gotta-Be-Kidding-Me" Choice 12; h. The "No-Earthly-Clue" Question 13; H. The Method: An Approach for Success with Multiple Choice Questions 14; #1. Learn It Thoroughly 14; #2. Remind Yourself: "Best Answer" 14; #3. Read the Call-of-the-Question First 14; #4. Skim Through the Answer Choices 14; #5. Now, Read the Fact Pattern ... Slowly 15; #6. Watch out for Any Use of the Word "Not" 15 #7. Similar Words Are Trouble, Too 15#8. Be Suspicious of "Always," "Every," "Never" 15; #9. Now, Return to the Answer Choices 15; #10. Decide 16; #11. Move on 16; #12. When Should You Second-Guess? 16; I. How to Get the Most out of This Book 17; 1. Learn the Material Thoroughly First 17; 2. Review the Material Before Using These Practice Questions 17; 3. Filling in the Holes 18; 4. Use Active Learning Techniques 18; a. Take Your Time 18; b. Answer the Questions Using the Method Recommended Above 19; c. Look at the Answers and the Explanations 19; 5. Return Later for Timed Practice 20 6. A Reminder for Law Students 20J. A Final Piece of Advice Before Getting Started 21; Part 2 Multiple Choice Questions 23; Part 3 Multiple Choice Answers (with Explanations and Citations) 119; Part 4 Questions Listed by Question Number 235; Part 5 Questions Listed by Category and Knowledge Area 245
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