General Advice: The "It Depends" Answer

The complexity, uncertainty, and sometimes the inconsistency of the law are also very disturbing to many students who come to law school expecting the law to be logically consistent and certain. The teaching methods used result in having many questions raised, but few answered. Issues are analyzed from different points of view without any conclusion as to which point of view is “right.” This open-endedness and ambiguity are very frustrating to a large number of students who want to know what the answer is. The answer is most often: “It depends.”