Apr 20, 2006View Source. . . Basic knowledge is generally presumed to exist at the time of an
exam, regardless of whether the desired information has been made
accessible or whether the student has been told of it's importance. . .
[Law School Exams are typically] drafted in such a way that [they]
cannot be correctly analyzed or answered in the absence of the presumed
knowledge. Michael Joesphson, Grading and Evaluation in Law Schools, p.
66 (1983) (emphasis added),