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Criminal Law

"Remember if you get ICED for a crime, you have Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, and other criminal procedure liberties."

  1. Elements: Mens Rea, Actus Reus,  Concurrence & Causation 
  2. Inchoate Crimes & Accomplice Liability 
  3. Crimes Against Persons 
  4. Crimes Against Property
  5. Defenses
  6. Fourth, Fifth & Sixth Amendments 
  7. Other Criminal Procedure 

2

Contracts

"Defense For Pittsbugh Players: Don't Blitz on Third Down"

  1. Preliminary Issues
  2. Formation
  3. Defenses
  4. Parol Evidence & Interpretation
  5. Discharge
  6. Breach/Remedies
  7. Third Party Rights & Obligations

3

Constitutional Law

"State the 3 branches, Feds Due First"

  1. Judicial Power
  2. Legislative Power
  3. Executive Power
  4. Federalism & Insterstate Commerce
  5. State Action Requirement
  6. Due Process & Equal Protection
  7. First Amendment

4

Evidence

"Remember to PReP at the start of discussing each type of evidence, and then to watch for the CHIPPs, and you will tackle any evidence essay!"

  1. Prop 8
  2. Relevance: Legal, Logical, & Judical Notice
  3. Public Policy Exceptions
  4. Personal Knowledge, Testimonial, & Documentary Evidence
  5. Testimonial Privileges
  6. Character Evidence & Impeachment
  7. Hearsay

5

Property

"For Real Property, it's ONLY ConConZon"

  1. Ownership
  2. Natural Rights
  3. Landlord & Tenant
  4. Your Rights in Another's Land
  5. Conveyance
  6. Contracts for Security Interests (Mortgages)
  7. Zoning & Constitutional Protection

6

Torts

"PINS DEEP"

  1. Products Liability
  2. Intentional Torts
  3. Negligence
  4. Strict Liability
  5. Defamation
  6. Extras
  7. Privacy & Nuisance

7

Remedies

"The Remedies DR has 1 equitable medicine for Torts, 3 for Contracts, and 2 for Property"

  1. Legal Remedies - Damages & Restitution
  2. Equitable Remedies for Torts - Injunctions
  3. Equitable Remedies for Contracts - Recission, Reformation, & Specific Performance
  4. Land Sale Contracts
  5. Personal Property Ks, Construction Ks & Personal Service Ks
  6. Torts Committed Against Real & Personal Property

8

Professional Responsibility

"For Professional Responsibilities, remembery your duty of the 5 C's to your Client, plus Other Duties and Regulatory Controls"

  1. Conflicts of Interest
  2. Duty to Preserve Confidentiality of Information
  3. Duty to Communicate
  4. Duty of Competence
  5. Cash (Property)
  6. Fees & Other Duties
  7. Regulatory Controls & Unauthorized Practice

9

Civil Procedure

"It's a Personal Subject: Video Jockeys Play The Field"

  1. Personal Jurisdiction
  2. Subject Matter Jurisdiction
  3. Venue & Choice of Law
  4. Joinder of Claims/Parties
  5. Pretrial & Discovery
  6. Trial
  7. Final Judgment, Appellate Review & Effect on Future Cases

10

Community Property

"Community Property is SAD and Difficult to Manage"

  1. Community Property?
  2. Presumptions
  3. Source
  4. Actions - By Agreement & By Conduct
  5. Difficult to Classify Assets
  6. Divorce & Death
  7. Management & Control

11

Agency & Partnerships

FAR For Partners To Drive

  1. Formation
  2. Authority: Actual, Apparent & Ratification
  3. Rights & Liabilities
  4. Fiduciary Duties
  5. Property
  6. Termination of Agency Relationship
  7. Dissociation & Dissolution of Partnerships

12

Corporations

After Forming a corporation, ODDS are there will be Stock Issues, Promotions, and a Merger

  1. Formation
  2. Stock Issues & Securities Regulation
  3. Shareholders
  4. Directors
  5. Officers
  6. Promoters
  7. Changes in Corporate Structure (Mergers)

13

Trusts

Eat The Bird and The Frog Legs Too

  1. Elements of Trusts
  2. Types of Trusts & Their Legal Requirements
  3. Beneficiaries' Interests
  4. Trustee's Powers
  5. Fiduciary Duties of Trustee
  6. Liability of Trustee
  7. Termination & Modification

14

Wills

With Roses In Cofins, Corpses RIP

  1. Requirements & Components of Wills
  2. Intestsate Succession
  3. Contests to Wills
  4. Contracts
  5. Revocation
  6. Interpretation & Conflict of Laws
  7. Probate & Administration of Estate