Battery vs. Assault legal cartoon for #1Ls in Torts

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A bit of a violent law cartoon for today’s 1L legal visual post: this one about the difference between battery and assault, at least according to Tort law. I made this one while studying for the Bar, laying out the different intents and requirements to get one type of claim versus the other.

Torts cartoon for #1L: has your privacy been invaded?

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Here we go: more 1L cartoons for studying law — this one all about what the elements of the tort of ‘invasion of privacy’ are. Is there intent? Was there a private zone that was intruded upon? Would it be offensive to a reasonable person? Want to learn more Torts for your 1L classes? Come play Law Dojo on your … Read More

Do you have a Reasonable Expectation of Privacy?

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Two sketches from criminal procedure — all about the nebulous concept on whether a person can legally expect privacy in a situation. The standard is ‘reasonable expectation of privacy’ — and these cartoons start to explain what that means in specific contexts. Want to learn more about your privacy rights? Build more legal knowledge, and study up on your rights … Read More

Criminal Procedure #barexam sketch: When Can the Police Come Into Your House?

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Here’s a page from my Criminal Procedure notebook, with a quick rundown of the few conditions that can allow police to come into your house legally to ‘search’ it? Build more legal knowledge, and study up on your rights around the police and government agents: Play Law Dojo — available for your phone on Android or on iOS!

Civ Pro #BarExam visual: what is Res Judicata again?

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All the dreaded Latin that you have to remember for the Bar Exam (and for your Civil Procedure class) is a little bit easier when there are cartoons attached. Today’s Bar Exam visual is all about Res Judicata, about when a case is settled or when more claims can be raised to keep it alive. Remember these three main factors … Read More