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How to Apply Case Law in Law Exams?

How to Apply Case Law in Law Exams?

Don’t waste your time retelling the whole story or any part of it. You won’t get marks for doing this. 

You just need to state the principle or ruling of the case to support your point. 

Ideally, you should cite the whole case name, including the year, volume, report abbreviation and page, like what you do in law assignments. 

But this is impossible in an exam situation even for the brightest students, so just try your best to cite the case name and year. 

If you can’t remember the whole name as some cases have very long names, you should at least state the most iconic part of the case name. 

You will still get full marks as long as the examiner is persuaded that you apply the case correctly. 

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