FIRST ERM: What was/is the easiest class?

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FIRST ERM: What was/is the easiest class?

Postby sethc » Tue Sep 21, 2010 2:13 am

First and foremost, I know the answer to this question depends on each individual and how they grasp each class as well as how good or bad a professor is.

But, for perspective, I just wanted to see if there was a general consensus on what is/was the easiest or hardest in your first term.

Feel free to rank if you'd like.

Constitutional Law
Criminal Law

Right now I think I'm finding Contracts to be easiest for me. My professor is exceptional, so that could be why. But, even reading, I find that grasping the concepts is not difficult for me.

I am also finding that the reading in Torts is clear, however when the professor lectures he seems to undo everything I learned (how bad/good is this btw?)

ConLaw isn't that bad either - so far. I think Chemerinsky (sp?) is too wordy in some places insomuch as making something way more complex than it actually is.

For whatever reason, Cooley is a rare exception that makes 1st termers take Property and I'm kind of middle-of-the-pack with it.. some parts are making me stumble a tad thus far, but not so much as being a big warning siren for me.

Criminal Law is probably my most difficult to understand right now. It absolutely shocks my imagination to think this is the class I'd be having the most trouble with. I really think my professor ZOOMS through the material too fast and it's tough to keep up. The Lexis Undestanding supplement really just adds to my confusion. I bought the NutShell, anyone have any input on how good or bad it is?

Sorry to seem like I'm all over the map, but I have been reading Contracts for 2.5 hours and needed a break. All thoughts, advice, and input is welcome!

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Re: FIRST ERM: What was/is the easiest class?

Postby 20160810 » Tue Sep 21, 2010 2:17 am

Depends entirely on professor/curve/exam, but I'd say generally speaking crim is the easiest and civpro or property would be the hardest. Conlaw tends to be the biggest wild card.

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Re: FIRST ERM: What was/is the easiest class?

Postby Jordan77 » Tue Sep 21, 2010 5:27 am

Easiest to Hardest for me was as follows:

(1) Torts
(2) Crim Law
(3) Con Law
(4) Contracts
(5) Civ Pro
(6) Property

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