Posted by: Elmer Brabante | March 2, 2011

Ten Commandments in Answering Bar Exams Questions


The Ten Commandments

in Answering Bar Exam Questions

by Atty. Ralph A. Sarmiento (10th placer, 1997 Bar Exams)

 

I.

Thou shall not abandon your common sense.

II.

Thou shall leave your personal biases at home.

III.

Thou shall answer only what is being asked.

IV.

Thou shall not invent facts.

V.

Thou shall write legibly and clearly.

VI.

Thou shall not write unduly long answers.

VII.

Thou shall not brag about your legal knowledge.

VIII.

Thou shall not criticize the problem.

IX.

Thou shall always state the legal basis of your answer.

X.

Thou shall not make an unjustified conclusion.

 

 

 

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