2008 California Bar Essays
He took so much of his time to answer the questions that I had without making me feel gulity for taking his time. The study and writing approach is an appropriate challenge. I really cannot say enough good things about my dealings with and contacts with Emerson and his wonderful staff of people.
They gave me real feedback on writing that was not an inflated grade.
The idea is to waste as little time as possible on reviewing stuff you don’t know.
Instead you want to learn new material and place it in the proper context.
I have informal publications on the use of Z-transforms in digital simulations, on the numerical calculation of high order Bessel Functions, and mathematical filters used to improve the signal to noise ratio in experimental data. "This course provided the practice writing and the tools needed to pass the California Bar Exam. D., Clinical Psychology "I took this course while living in the San Diego area. They gave good honest critiques of work submitted and were available to discuss their comments and ways I could improve.
I grew up in Los Angeles, moved to San Francisco during the revolution of the 60's, and have lived here since that time. The course materials would probably have raised my GPA by a full point if I had signed up earlier." -Bryndis Tobin, J. I recommend this course without qualification." -Willie M. During this course I had to move out of my apartment because the ceiling caved in from water overflow in the apartment above mine, I got sick, had a car accident, and still passed. The excellent teaching plus the prompt and extensive feedback on homework and practice exams made this course work for me. I am visual learner and so the video lectures of past essays were extremely helpful in seeing how to piece the laws and facts together.
He was the key to my passing the Bar Exam from hell: the Feb 2004 exam.
The computers or the provided disks - had issues rendering the saving feature almost inoperable. However - I was calm, clear, and literally, wrote that exam and those essays, by rote because, after all, it was like my 100th bar exam I had taken by the time I had completed Emerson's course!
(My private tutorial students get all the full model answers.) Here is the video seminar with the essay approach and a discussion of each of the fact patterns.Before becoming a lawyer, I worked as a mathematician in the aerospace industry.I also taught electronics, nuclear physics, analog and digital computer technology, and university level mathematics. D., Educational Psychology "Emerson and his staff were great to work with.They really are available to answer the phone to help.It just does not get any better than Emerson's Bar Review." -Tom Huff, San Jose, CA "I have been working with Emerson Stafford and his assistants, and have been having a very rewarding experience.Topics Offer and Acceptance - Conditions - Parol Evidence Rule - Requirements & Output - Substantial Performance Doctrine UCC: Common Codes - Acceptance - Most Frequently Tested 2-104 Merchants - 2-201 Statute of Frauds - 2-207 Sale of Goods: Acceptance Exams Contracts Feb 01: Topics Assault - Battery - Conversion - Trespass to Property - Breach of Warranty Defense: Consent - Strict Liability Product Liability: Summary - Example - Negligence Exams Torts Feb 08 Torts Jul 00: Topics Creation of Wills: Probate Code 6110 - Acts of Independent Significance - Incorporation by Reference - Integration - Holographic Wills Capacity: Summary of Capacity to Create a Will - Fraud - Undue Influence Revocation: Summary of Revocation - by DRR - by Operation of Law - by Physical Act Family Protesting: Omitted Spouse or Child Distribution: Summary of Distribution - Ademption - Lapse and Anti-Lapse - CA Trusts: Secret/Semi-Secret Trusts Exams CA Wills Feb 07 CA Trusts Feb 05: I am a Member of the State Bar of California and the primary instructor for the course.I have been preparing students for the California Bar Exam, as a full time activity, for over 35 years.Emerson's Bar Review has been deepening my understanding of the law and organizing the knowledge in a way that is giving me confidence in facing the Bar exam I am shortly going to take." -Anya R, Mill Valley, CA "While many years overdue, I must write this review.In 2003, Emerson saved my sanity, job, career and six-figure law school investment (in ascending order).Emerson's Bar Review is a coherent and well-organized online Bar preparation course.Emerson and his personnel of competent and experienced tutors have always been available for my questions and concerns regarding the law and the course in a prompt manner.