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ITT we help Mikey Pick a Summer Class

Postby mikeytwoshoes » Sun Mar 28, 2010 8:16 pm

I'm not working this summer because I'll be completing LS if 4 years due to disability reasons. I have not taken property, crim, or our elective. I'm calling this my .5L summer. I'm still doing OCI this fall but not expecting anything.

My options are:
Professional Responsibility
Advanced Legal Research

There are other classes but none that I'm interested in.

PR is a regular class with a set schedule. ALR is taught by librarians. The description contains a schedule but also a disclaimer that the class will meet for about 5 hours a week (out of the 8 scheduled hours).

I suppose PR would help me when I take a clinic - possibly next spring. As you know, profs occasionally discuss the topic in class but not much. ALR would be very useful but it sounds kinda like LRW.

Which would you take?

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Re: ITT we help Mikey Pick a Summer Class

Postby Cleareyes » Sun Mar 28, 2010 8:19 pm

At least at my school professional responsibility is a requirement that is fulfilled BY taking a clinic. I was heavily advised NOT to take a professional responsibility class if I planned to do clinics (and I do.) Therefore I would take ALR. It sounds like an intensive summer LRW, which in turn sounds more useful than actual LRW, which gets short shrift due to it being shoehorned in among substantive classes. If, on the other hand, professional responsibility is a required course at your school you might want to get it over with.

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Re: ITT we help Mikey Pick a Summer Class

Postby youpiiz » Sun Mar 28, 2010 9:43 pm

if 5 hrs instead of 8 means less work, that one

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Re: ITT we help Mikey Pick a Summer Class

Postby mac.empress » Sun Mar 28, 2010 11:25 pm

ALR = LRW. Law firms love it but... how much did you like LRW? I vote for that though.

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Re: ITT we help Mikey Pick a Summer Class

Postby mikeytwoshoes » Mon Mar 29, 2010 6:11 pm

mac.empress wrote:ALR = LRW. Law firms love it but... how much did you like LRW? I vote for that though.

You win the 'tar competition hands down!

I think I'm going with PR. I'm looking for a class with useful experience and something I won't be able to acquire without paying tuition. Our clinics do not satisfy the PR requirement. Any journal I write-on to will provide more than enough advanced legal researching practice. Similarly, a journal is more impressive than a part time summer class. We have tons of upper-level writing credis, seminars, and research assistantships. Thanks for the help everyone. I going with PR.

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Re: ITT we help Mikey Pick a Summer Class

Postby mac.empress » Tue Mar 30, 2010 3:22 am

I'm glad you could decide.

Thanks babe! :D

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Re: ITT we help Mikey Pick a Summer Class

Postby Grad_Student » Tue Mar 30, 2010 1:55 pm

I'm in PR right now and it is the most boring, useless class ever. Of course it doesn't help that our prof is 99 yrs old. I guess I would suggest ALW but I'm curious to know if you get to pick the topic or can use it as apart of your LR write on packet.

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Re: ITT we help Mikey Pick a Summer Class

Postby mikeytwoshoes » Tue Mar 30, 2010 6:27 pm

Grad_Student wrote:I'm in PR right now and it is the most boring, useless class ever. Of course it doesn't help that our prof is 99 yrs old. I guess I would suggest ALW but I'm curious to know if you get to pick the topic or can use it as apart of your LR write on packet.

No can do. LR write on ends June 2nd; ALW begins on the 28th.

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Re: ITT we help Mikey Pick a Summer Class

Postby macattaq » Tue Mar 30, 2010 8:58 pm

mikeytwoshoes wrote:
mac.empress wrote:ALR = LRW. Law firms love it but... how much did you like LRW? I vote for that though.

You win the 'tar competition hands down!

I think I'm going with PR. I'm looking for a class with useful experience and something I won't be able to acquire without paying tuition. Our clinics do not satisfy the PR requirement. Any journal I write-on to will provide more than enough advanced legal researching practice. Similarly, a journal is more impressive than a part time summer class. We have tons of upper-level writing credis, seminars, and research assistantships. Thanks for the help everyone. I going with PR.


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Re: ITT we help Mikey Pick a Summer Class

Postby mikeytwoshoes » Tue Mar 30, 2010 9:01 pm

macattaq wrote:
mikeytwoshoes wrote:
mac.empress wrote:ALR = LRW. Law firms love it but... how much did you like LRW? I vote for that though.

You win the 'tar competition hands down!

I think I'm going with PR. I'm looking for a class with useful experience and something I won't be able to acquire without paying tuition. Our clinics do not satisfy the PR requirement. Any journal I write-on to will provide more than enough advanced legal researching practice. Similarly, a journal is more impressive than a part time summer class. We have tons of upper-level writing credis, seminars, and research assistantships. Thanks for the help everyone. I going with PR.


He likes it!

Bastard! Go watch soccer or some other boring activity.

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Re: ITT we help Mikey Pick a Summer Class

Postby mac.empress » Wed Mar 31, 2010 12:07 am

mikeytwoshoes wrote:
macattaq wrote:
mikeytwoshoes wrote:
mac.empress wrote:ALR = LRW. Law firms love it but... how much did you like LRW? I vote for that though.

You win the 'tar competition hands down!

I think I'm going with PR. I'm looking for a class with useful experience and something I won't be able to acquire without paying tuition. Our clinics do not satisfy the PR requirement. Any journal I write-on to will provide more than enough advanced legal researching practice. Similarly, a journal is more impressive than a part time summer class. We have tons of upper-level writing credis, seminars, and research assistantships. Thanks for the help everyone. I going with PR.


He likes it!

Bastard! Go watch soccer or some other boring activity.


Football, son, football.

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