No lecture on technique or the substantive law prepares you for writing bar exam essays like reading and critiquing actual scored essays and performance tests. All of the sample essays and performance test in What NOT to Write have been written by bar candidates. Nothing, not even grammar or spelling, has been changed. Through step-by-step instruction, examples, and critiques, What NOT to Write gives you insight into and practice writing consistently strong bar exam answers in the allotted amount of time. Authored by the founder and head instructor for LawTutors, a highly respected bar exam preparation program, What NOT to Write features: Real essay answers to real bar exam questions Real performance tests answers to real bar exam questions Step-by-step guidance on how to successfully write the answer to a bar exam essay question Opportunities to practice writing bar exam answers and performance tests Exercises in critiquing sample essays -- both good and bad ones Self-critiquing exercise The authors' critical analysis of both high-scoring and low-scoring essays Critiques highlight similarities between all bad essays and all good essays Exam-taking advice and suggestions A flexible organization from top-scoring essays to lowest-scoring essays, which can, alternatively, be covered from back to front Rules of law are signposted and explained where applicableAll of the sample essays and performance test in What NOT to Write have been written by bar candidates. Nothing, not even grammar or spelling, has been changed.
|Title||:||What Not to Write|
|Author||:||Tania N. Shah, Melissa A. Gill, Sheri Mason|
|Publisher||:||Aspen Publishers - 2009|