What Makes a Good Law School Exam Answer?

From the WSJ law blog, law professors from around the country complete this sentence: A good law exam answer is ____________. Responses include

  • “evaluative”
  • “answers the question”
  • “does more than tells me what the law is (more or less well) and applies the law to the facts (more or less well) and then stops”
  • “honest and perceptive”
  • “like a poem”

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