FINAL EXAM Torts Outline

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Professor Lidsky’s Final Exam in Torts 2009 University of Florida Levin College of Law Time: 1-4:30; Rooms 355A,B,D 1. Type or mark your exam number in the upper right hand corner of your document. 2. You are bound by the Honor Code while taking this exam. You must not speak to anyone while taking this exam. This is a closed book exam. You will write your exam in the word processing program of your choice. You must have no other written materials on your desk while taking this exam. You may not consult any materials (or human beings) while taking this exam. You may not access the Internet or any other documents on your computer while taking the exam. I and my assistant will be walking around the room periodically and looking at your computer screen. Don’t be tempted to cheat. It won’t help, and it isn’t worth it. 3. Stop typing as soon as time is called. Do not make ANY marks on your paper after time is called other than to mark your exam number. You do not need to turn in the exam questions. 4. Time Limit: 3 hours, 40 minutes. Use your time wisely. You may find the exam to be time-pressured. Do the best you can in spotting all the issues and discussing them as thoroughly as possible in the time provided. I will give each room a five-minute and a 1-minute warning. At the 1-minute point, I will instruct you to begin uploading your paper to TWEN. 5. Exam Format: 4 Essay Questions. Recommended Time: 50 minutes per question. Your answer to each question must be no longer than 500 words. Use Courier or Times New Roman font. Use 1.25 margins. Single space. 6. I will hand out a paper copy of the exam question. They will not be available on TWEN. Upload your answers to TWEN at the end of the exam, using your exam number as the only identifying information. As a back-up, you can email me your exam directly to [email protected] , but only if you use an email address that has absolutely no identifying information attached to it other than your exam number. The exam will be graded anonymously. Please help me preserve anonymity by making sure you do not put personally identifying information on your exam. 7. ORGANIZE YOUR ANSWER BEFORE YOU BEGIN TO WRITE.
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Only if there are no issues of disputed material facts, then a judge can rule summary judgment. There has been discovery in case, looking at all the evidence you have, in the light most favorable to the plaintiff, even looking at all of that in trial court, no reasonable jury could ever find that that offensive element was ever made out. JNOV: judgment notwithstanding the verdict… means no reasonable jury would have found for the party that won. Judges use it rarely, but it’s when the verdict comes out completely preposterously! Demurrer (motion to dismissed) - means even if EVERYTHING the plaintiff said
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This note was uploaded on 12/06/2010 for the course LAW Torts taught by Professor Lidsky during the Fall '09 term at University of Florida.

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