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Exam No. ____
CORNELL LAW SCHOOL
Fall Term, 2005
Sections A, B, and D
Monday, December 12, 2004
If you are handwriting your exam, please write only on one side of the page, and please
Laptop use is permitted.
You may have with you any printed reference materials,
including your casebook, class notes, handouts, my outline, any outline you have prepared, and
commercial study guides.
The only restriction on reference materials is that you may not do real-
time electronic research, through Westlaw, Lexis, Google, or any other database or search engine.
All events described in this exam occurred in the State of Krzyzewski, the substantive
law of which consists of the cases in the Franklin & Rabin casebook.
If there is inconsistency in
the cases that make up the law of Krzyzewski, the resolution depends on the role you are asked to
play in answering the question.
If you are acting as a judge, it is up to you to resolve the
inconsistency in the way you think best, based on the policies underlying the tort system.
are acting as a lawyer, you should make an argument for the result that would benefit your client,
taking into account the counterarguments your opponent would likely raise.
You do not need to return this exam with your bluebooks or typed answers.
I have indicated the allocation of points and a
length for each answer.
limits are suggestions only — there is no penalty for going over.
complete this exam.
The amount of time you should spend on each question correlates roughly
with the length and number of points per question.
There are 100 total possible points on the
As you can see, the questions increase in length and difficulty, so please budget your time