How many books do you need to buy for second semester 1L?

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How many books do you need to buy for second semester 1L?

Postby jkay » Tue Aug 24, 2010 11:32 am

I realize this is a very general question, but overall, do most spring classes just pick up where fall classes left off, using the same casebooks?

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zanda
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Re: How many books do you need to buy for second semester 1L?

Postby zanda » Tue Aug 24, 2010 11:37 am

No, you generally have all new courses with the exception of legal writing.

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Re: How many books do you need to buy for second semester 1L?

Postby jkay » Tue Aug 24, 2010 11:47 am

Fall - Spring

Torts I - Torts II
CivPro I - CivPro II
etc.

With the exception of Legal Writing, every class first year here continues second semester. Isn't this how many 1L schedules are set up?

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Re: How many books do you need to buy for second semester 1L?

Postby Thomas Jefferson » Tue Aug 24, 2010 12:20 pm

From what I've seen, that's not how most schools do it.

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Re: How many books do you need to buy for second semester 1L?

Postby 03121202698008 » Tue Aug 24, 2010 12:25 pm

That's an odd schedule. I have crim, con law first semester and property, torts, etc second. Legal practice is the only one that continues.
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Re: How many books do you need to buy for second semester 1L?

Postby rdcws000 » Tue Aug 24, 2010 12:41 pm

I still didn't hear the answer to this question:

Do Contracts I and Contracts II both use the same Contracts casebook?

I started wondering about this recently considering the slow pace my class is making through the casebook.

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Re: How many books do you need to buy for second semester 1L?

Postby RickyMack » Tue Aug 24, 2010 12:43 pm

well my school, and from these forums, i've seen other schools have two semesters of Contracts. i haven't had my second semester yet but i guess depending on the prof first semester is common law and second covers the UCC, if your prof actually does cover the UCC.

*edit* to above poster, my contracts ii course uses the same casebook.

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Re: How many books do you need to buy for second semester 1L?

Postby vanwinkle » Tue Aug 24, 2010 12:54 pm

If it wasn't already clear, this will vary greatly by school.

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Re: How many books do you need to buy for second semester 1L?

Postby Bosque » Tue Aug 24, 2010 12:58 pm

vanwinkle wrote:If it wasn't already clear, this will vary greatly by school.

QFT.

I would suspect that in the OP's case he will be using the same book both semesters. But my school is one of the ones which has three one semester and a different three the second semester, so I am basing this entirely on a hunch.

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Re: How many books do you need to buy for second semester 1L?

Postby evilxs » Tue Aug 24, 2010 7:28 pm

Different at every school.

For the courses which are 2 semesters, we use the same casebook. For Example, Civil Procedure I and II.




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