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Con Law Quick Tip: Equal Protection

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Roughly half of the Constitutional Law questions on the MBE® are focused on individual rights—particularly equal protection. Students and practitioners alike struggle to spot equal protection issues and apply the appropriate standard of review. Here is an easy 4-step process to tackle nearly any equal protection question you encounter on the bar exam.

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Torts Quick Tip: Two Kinds of Intent

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We all know how to use the word “intent” in ordinary conversation: “I didn’t intend to sleep in; I just didn’t set my alarm.” But the ‘lawyer response’ would be: “Of course you did! By not setting your alarm, you knew you wouldn’t wake up early.”