- (Real Property) If there's a chance that it's a fixture, it's a fixture.
- (Constitutional Law) If there's a federal statute that touches on the same matter as a state law, that federal statute is a comprehensive scheme of regulation.
On some level, this sort of learning is about the application of law to facts, something that law school itself doesn't really try to teach (the "replevin for a cow" syndrome).* On another level, it's about learning which trifle's being tested.
And there's less than a week to go!
*To paraphrase, "You people could delicately argue the finest point of constitutional law, but you couldn't get replevin for a cow!" Replevin is the "give it back" action. If Farmer A steals Farmer B's cow, Farmer B's lawyer would seek replevin for the cow. The action recovers property.