Picking the Answer With the Right Reasoning: Constitutional Standards of Review

On June 1, 2011, in Uncategorized, by Michael Elson

The questions on the MBE  often ask a yes or no question, and then provide two yes and two no answers.  The key is to not just get the right yes or no answer, but to know why the answer is yes or no.  With Con Law questions, the key is often in identifying the [...]


Reading the Question The Right Way: Sufficiency of Evidence Questions

On May 31, 2011, in Uncategorized, by Michael Elson

This may sound elementary, but the most important thing you will do at the Bar Exam is read each question.  It does not matter whether you know the law or not – if you skim questions, or don’t pay attention to what the question is asking, you will not score well on the Bar Exam.   [...]