Siegel's Torts: Essay and Multiple-Choice Questions and Answers [NOOK Book]

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A proven resource for high performance, the Siegel’s series keeps you focused on the only thing that matters – the exam. The Siegel’s series relies on a powerful Q&A format, featuring multiple-choice questions at varying levels of difficulty, as well as essay questions to give you practice issue-spotting and analyzing the law. Answers to multiple-choice questions explain why one choice is correct as well as why the other choices are wrong, to ensure complete understanding. An entire chapter is devoted to ...
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Siegel's Torts: Essay and Multiple-Choice Questions and Answers

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Overview

A proven resource for high performance, the Siegel’s series keeps you focused on the only thing that matters – the exam. The Siegel’s series relies on a powerful Q&A format, featuring multiple-choice questions at varying levels of difficulty, as well as essay questions to give you practice issue-spotting and analyzing the law. Answers to multiple-choice questions explain why one choice is correct as well as why the other choices are wrong, to ensure complete understanding. An entire chapter is devoted to teaching you how to prepare effectively for essay exams. The chapter provides instruction, advice, and exam-taking tips that help you make the most of your study time. A wonderful resource for practice in answering the types of questions your professor will ask on your exam, the Siegel’s Series will prove valuable in the days or weeks leading up to your final.

Features:

  • Exposing you to the types of questions your professor will ask on the exam, Siegel’s will prove valuable in the days or weeks leading up to your final.
  • A great number of questions at the appropriate level of difficulty—20 to 30 essay Q&As and 90 to 100 multiple-choice Q&As—provide opportunity for you to practice spotting issues as you apply your knowledge of the law.
  • Essay questions give you solid practice writing concise essay answers, and the model answers allow you to check your work. An entire chapter is devoted to preparing for essay exams.
  • In checking your answers to multiple-choice questions, you can figure out where you may have erred: Answers explain why one choice is correct and the other choices are wrong.
  • To help you learn to make the most of your study time, the introductory chapter gives instruction, advice, and tips for preparing for and taking essay exams .
  • The table of contents helps you prepare for exams by clearly outlining the topics tested in each Essay question. In addition, you can locate questions covering topics you’re having difficulty with by checking the index.
  • Revised by law school professors, the Siegel’s Series is updated on a regular basis.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781454819936
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
  • Publication date: 3/5/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 861,438
  • File size: 262 KB

Table of Contents

Preparing Effectively for Essay Examinations

The "ERC" Process 1

Issue-Spotting 3

How to Discuss an Issue 4

Structuring Your Answer 7

Discuss All Possible Issues 8

Delineate the Transition from One Issue to the Next 9

Understanding the "Call" of a Question 10

The Importance of Analyzing the Question Carefully Before Writing 10

When to Make an Assumption 11

Case Names 12

How to Handle Time Pressures 13

Typing and Writing 14

The Importance of Reviewing Prior Exams 14

As Always, a Caveat 15

Essay Questions

Question 1 (Intentional Torts) 19

Question 2 (Intentional Torts and Negligence) 20

Question 3 (Intentional Torts and Negligence) 21

Question 4 (Intentional Torts and Negligence) 22

Question 5 (Intentional Torts and Negligence) 23

Question 6 (Intentional Torts and Negligence) 24

Question 7 (Abnormally Dangerous Activities and Negligence) 25

Question 8 (Negligence and Vicarious Liability) 26

Question 9 (Negligence) 27

Question 10 (Negligence) 28

Question 11 (Negligence) 29

Question 12 (Abnormally Dangerous Activities and Negligence) 30

Question 13 (Products Liability and Negligence) 31

Question 14 (Products Liability) 32

Question 15 (Products Liability, Negligence, Implied Warranty of Merchantability, Express Warranty) 33

Question 16 (Products Liability, Negligence, Implied Warranty of Merchantability, Libel, Express Warranty) 34

Question 17 (Intentional Torts, Defamation, Invasion of Privacy, Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress) 35

Question 18 (Intentional Torts, Negligence, Defamation) 36

Question 19 (Abnormally Dangerous Activities, Trespass, Fraud, Nuisance, Defamation, Invasion of Privacy, Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress) 37

Question 20 (Defamation, Invasion of Privacy, Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress) 38

Question 21 (Invasion of Privacy, Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress) 39

Question 22 (Intentional Torts, Invasion of Privacy, Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress, Vicarious Liability) 40

Question 23 (Fraud, Invasion of Privacy, Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress) 41

Question 24 (Disparagement, Defamation, Negligent Misrepresentation, Invasion of Privacy, Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress) 42

Question 25 (Intentional Interference with Business Relationships, Defamation, Invasion of Privacy, Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress) 43

Question 26 (Negligence, Violation of Statute) 44

Question 27 (Negligence, Res Ipsa Loquitur, Market Share Liability) 45

Question 28 (Negligence, Comparative Negligence, Causation) 46

Question 29 (Products Liability, Negligence, Causation) 47

Question 30 (Negligence, Assumption of Risk, Causation, Industry Custom) 48

Essay Answers

Answer to Question 1 53

Answer to Question 2 58

Answer to Question 3 62

Answer to Question 4 66

Answer to Question 5 69

Answer to Question 6 71

Answer to Question 7 76

Answer to Question 8 80

Answer to Question 9 84

Answer to Question 10 87

Answer to Question 11 90

Answer to Question 12 93

Answer to Question 13 96

Answer to Question 14 101

Answer to Question 15 105

Answer to Question 16 108

Answer to Question 17 112

Answer to Question 18 116

Answer to Question 19 120

Answer to Question 20 127

Answer to Question 21 131

Answer to Question 22 133

Answer to Question 23 138

Answer to Question 24 140

Answer to Question 25 144

Answer to Question 26 147

Answer to Question 27 149

Answer to Question 28 151

Answer to Question 29 153

Answer to Question 30 155

Multiple-Choice Questions

Questions 1 through 91 159

Multiple-Choice Answers

Answers to Questions 1 through 91 199

Index

Alphabetical index, listing issues by the number of the question raising the issue 231

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