Answer To MBE Question From November 14th

(A) is correct. Issue: Whether the husband has a valid defense against a claim of battery for punching the person who struck his wife. Rule: Battery is defined as harmful or offensive contact upon the plaintiff, caused by an intentional act by the defendant. Any contact with another person can be a battery. No actual […]

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A host got into a passionate debate with one of his guests at a party. The guest became infuriated at the host and threw a punch. He missed and hit a bystander instead. The guest apologized profusely, but the bystander’s husband walked over and punched the guest, breaking his nose. In a suit against the […]

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Answer For The MBE Question From November 12th

(A) is correct. Issue: Whether the manager’s treatment of the customer amounts to intentional infliction of emotional distress. Rule: The elements of intentional infliction of emotional distress are: (i) defendant’s conduct must be  extreme  and  outrageous  transcending  all  bounds  of  decency  tolerated  by society;  (ii) defendant must  intend  to  cause, or must  recklessly  disregard  the  […]

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See If You Can Answer This MBE Question!

A security guard approached a customer about to leave the store and asked the customer if he could accompany him to the manager’s office. The   customer,  knowing  he  did not do anything wrong, complied. Upon the customer’s arrival at the office, the store manager asked  the customer several questions, and, without presenting any evidence, accused […]

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Answer To MBE Question From October 31st

(D) is correct. Issue: Whether the customer was falsely imprisoned and whether any defenses are available. Rule: False imprisonment is any act or a failure to act, with the intent to confine, that results in actual confinement. A shopkeeper has a privilege to detain a suspected shoplifter and no action for false imprisonment will lie […]

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A store clerk asked a customer to accompany him to a back room. The customer did so and upon  reaching  the  back  room,  the  store  clerk  asked  the  customer  several  questions  about  past  shoplifting  incidents. The customer did not know anything about these incidents and asked to leave, but the clerk refused and locked the […]

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Answer For MBE Question From October 29th

(D) is correct. Issue: Whether the factory breached a duty of care to the bed and breakfast. Rule: Generally,  every  person  owes  and  is  owed  a  duty  to  behave  as  a  reasonable  person would under  the  same  or  similar  circumstances. Negligence  occurs  when  the following  elements  are  established:  (1)  duty  of  care;  (2)  breach;  (3)  […]

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See If You Can Answer This MBE Question!

A factory is located in a sparsely settled rural area. The factory emits noxious odors over a 5-mile radius. The factory could install equipment to reduce the odors, but such equipment is extremely expensive and not typically used in the industry. The odor carries from the plant to a bed and breakfast causing it to […]

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Answer To MBE Question From October 25th

(C) is correct. Issue: Whether the plaintiff can still recover despite the fact that an intervening force caused the injury. Rule: A  direct  cause  is  where  the  injury  results  directly  from  the  breach  of  duty  and  there  is  no  other event that contributes to the plaintiff’s injury. A superseding cause occurs when an intervening act […]

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See If You Can Answer This MBE Question!

A blade on a lawnmower flew off after the lawnmower got stuck on a small stick on the lawn.  The blade seriously cut the user’s leg. In a suit for damages under a negligence action, will the stick prevent recovery by the user?   (A) No, because the lawnmower is a direct cause of the […]

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Answer to MBE Question from October 23rd

(B) is correct. Issue: What is the best defense to a strict liability claim? Rule: One who sells any product in a defective condition unreasonably dangerous to the consumer or to his property is subject to liability for physical harm thereby caused to anyone whose injury was foreseeable, including the ultimate consumer, or to his […]

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Ask The Professor: The #1 Reason Why You Failed The Bar Exam

Should I have studied harder? Maybe I am not cut out to be a lawyer? Friends who spent less time studying than me passed. How is that possible? What’s wrong with me? These are just a few of the questions we have heard over the last 70 years of preparing law students for the bar exam. […]

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If You Failed the New York Bar Exam, We Can Help!

New York Bar Exam results have been released via email to all individuals who sat for the July 2018 exam! Congratulations to all who passed! If you were not successful, don’t worry, email us at [email protected] or submit your score report to us here for a free evaluation from our expert bar review team. You can […]

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After several accidents, a warning is issued by a manufacturer of a children’s swing set that the swings may not be able to accommodate children or adults above a certain weight. A child who is very tall for his age and weighs more than the weight the swings are meant to accommodate is injured when […]

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Answer To The MBE Question from October 18th

(A) is correct. Issue: Whether the man breached a duty to the woman by injuring her while saving her life. Rule: Generally, one has no duty to come to the aid of another person who is in danger absent some special relationship or statutory duty. However, if the defendant starts to rescue: (1) There is […]

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A man sees an elderly woman about to step into the street in front of an approaching car. While he wanted to save the woman, he also wanted to send the text message he was typing, so he kept his phone in both hands and tripped the woman. The elderly woman broke her hip as […]

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Answer for MBE Question from October 12th

(A) is correct. Issue: Whether the off-duty police officer owed a duty of care to the young boy, i.e. a duty to rescue him. Rule: Generally, there is no duty to come to the aid of another person who is in danger absent some special relationship  or  statutory  duty. That the defendant was an officer […]

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New Jersey July 2018 Bar Exam Results Are Out!

New Jersey Bar Exam results are out! https://www.njbarexams.org/allnews.action Congratulations to all who passed! If you were unsuccessful, send us your score report for a free score report evaluation here or send us an email at [email protected]

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See If You Can Answer This MBE Question!

While on vacation, a police officer sees a child next to him about to dive into a shallow pool.  The officer could  prevent  the child  from  doing  so  by  yelling out  or  Reaching over  to  stop  the  child,  but  instead  does  nothing. The child is severely hurt. Subsequently,  the child’s  father learned  that  the  officer  […]

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See If You Can Answer This MBE Question!

A teen driving his car negligently is thrown onto the oncoming traffic lane as a truck is approaching. The truck driver sees the teen’s car a few seconds prior to collision. The truck driver tries to stop but is unable to do so because the brakes are defective and he crashes into the teen’s car. […]

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Connecticut July 2018 Bar Exam Results Have Been Released!

Connecticut Bar Exam results are out! https://www.law.com/ctlawtribune/2018/10/02/connecticuts-pass-rate-plummets-on-july-bar-exam/?slreturn=20180908170111 Congratulations to all who passed! According to the above article, students may not be adequately prepared for the exam. The percentage of test takers who passed has dropped from 70% to 55% from last year. If you were unsuccessful, send us your score report for an entirely free score […]

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How To Raise Your Bar Exam Score At The Last Minute In 3 Easy Steps

July 4th is right around the corner and you are about to enter the final few weeks of bar exam preparation. Your essays don’t look anything like the sample answers. You bombed the simulated MBE practice test. And it is starting to feel like time is running out. If this sounds familiar, you’re not alone. […]

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What’s The Best Strategy To Prepare For The Bar Exam?

We get this question often. The answer isn’t as exciting as you may think: it depends on who you are and where you are coming from. Did you just graduate from a top law school and are taking the exam for the first time with two full months off to study? Or is this your […]

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New Jersey February 2018 Bar Exam Results Have Been Released!

New Jersey Bar Exam results are out! https://www.njbarexams.org/allnews.action Congratulations to all who passed! If you were unsuccessful, send us your score report for a free score report evaluation here or send us an email at [email protected]  

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