What is the most boring 1L subject?

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What is the most boring 1L subject?

Civil Procedure
36
30%
Criminal
4
3%
Contracts
21
18%
Legal Writing
34
28%
Property
12
10%
Torts
13
11%
 
Total votes: 120

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kalvano
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Re: What is the most boring 1L subject?

Postby kalvano » Fri Oct 08, 2010 9:07 am

mbusch22 wrote:
kalvano wrote:I'm excluding legal writing because that's the automatic answer.

I hate Property. It's the most boring class on the planet. Fuck adverse possession.


(quoted because we share the same professors)

I respectfully disagree. Civil Procedure is the worst. I don't mind property at all.


Property isn't a difficult class, I just hate it. I hate everything about wills and estates in land. It's so boring I want to cry.

I can't must one ounce of give-a-crap for Property.

Civ Pro is a mess, but the E&E makes everything so much easier.

sk95
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Re: What is the most boring 1L subject?

Postby sk95 » Fri Oct 08, 2010 12:52 pm

con law

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thuggishruggishbone
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Re: What is the most boring 1L subject?

Postby thuggishruggishbone » Fri Oct 08, 2010 4:32 pm

sk95 wrote:con law


agreed-the conlaw that deal with separation of powers (conlaw I) is so boring. Conlaw II (individual rights) is ok, but that is a 2l subject.

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jdubb990
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Re: What is the most boring 1L subject?

Postby jdubb990 » Fri Oct 08, 2010 6:46 pm

Civ Pro and legal writing neck and neck!!!

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Mickey Quicknumbers
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Re: What is the most boring 1L subject?

Postby Mickey Quicknumbers » Fri Oct 08, 2010 6:48 pm

WTF civ pro is awesome.

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prezidentv8
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Re: What is the most boring 1L subject?

Postby prezidentv8 » Fri Oct 08, 2010 7:18 pm

Civpro = Conlaw > Property > Contracts >> Torts > Legal Writing/Research >>>>> Crim

I'm positive I'm in the minority on the "crim sucks" opinion though.

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Re: What is the most boring 1L subject?

Postby irishman86 » Fri Oct 08, 2010 7:22 pm

from most boring to least boring

Con Law>>>>>>>>>>>> Civ Pro>>>>>> Torts (easy but boring) > Contracts> Property> Crim
Last edited by irishman86 on Fri Oct 08, 2010 7:25 pm, edited 1 time in total.

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kalvano
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Re: What is the most boring 1L subject?

Postby kalvano » Fri Oct 08, 2010 7:24 pm

How the hell can you not like crim?

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prezidentv8
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Re: What is the most boring 1L subject?

Postby prezidentv8 » Fri Oct 08, 2010 7:40 pm

kalvano wrote:How the hell can you not like crim?


I dunno. Maybe it was because it seemed really straightforward? My summer job was in a criminal context though - and real world crim was waaaaaaay better than law school crim.

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Re: What is the most boring 1L subject?

Postby keg411 » Sat Oct 09, 2010 12:07 am

I have a feeling my hate for CivPro will be transferred to ConLaw next semester. And thanks Justice Kennedy for really knowing how to write a "clear and concise opinion" analyzing FRCP 19. You just know how to brighten up a girl's Friday night :roll: .

hithere
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Re: What is the most boring 1L subject?

Postby hithere » Sat Oct 09, 2010 1:28 am

conlaw

toolfan
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Re: What is the most boring 1L subject?

Postby toolfan » Sat Oct 09, 2010 2:08 am

prezidentv8 wrote:
kalvano wrote:How the hell can you not like crim?


I dunno. Maybe it was because it seemed really straightforward? My summer job was in a criminal context though - and real world crim was waaaaaaay better than law school crim.



Shove statutory interpretation down your throat.

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PDaddy
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Re: What is the most boring 1L subject?

Postby PDaddy » Sat Oct 09, 2010 2:10 am

Isn't it ConLaw?

I actually liked my exposure to CivPro. Expertise in CivPro is, in my opinion, what separates the stud lawyers from the duds. Most civil cases are decided during the discovery and Motion in Limine phases, and winning those battle depends on the gamesmanship one has in CivPro.

If a case goes to trial, it's all about evidence, which, again, can be most impacted by Civ pro. Deciding venue, jurisdiction, collateral issues, etc are the foundations of cases. So how can one not be interested in CivPro?

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Re: What is the most boring 1L subject?

Postby toolfan » Sat Oct 09, 2010 2:22 am

PDaddy wrote:Isn't it ConLaw?

I actually liked my exposure to CivPro. Expertise in CivPro is, in my opinion, what separates the stud lawyers from the duds. Most civil cases are decided during the discovery and Motion in Limine phases, and winning those battle depends on the gamesmanship one has in CivPro.

If a case goes to trial, it's all about evidence, which, again, can be most impacted by Civ pro. Deciding venue, jurisdiction, collateral issues, etc are the foundations of cases. So how can one not be interested in CivPro?


Easy. the very examples you use in support of your conclusion can be construed in opposition to your conclusion.




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