Now that we are 2L's

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evilxs
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Now that we are 2L's

Postby evilxs » Sat Jul 16, 2011 5:10 pm

We get to pick our classes. This forum has been nice and quiet over the summer.

So, what did you choose?

I'm:

Evidence
Trial Advocacy
Federal Income Tax Clinic
Criminal Procedure I
Con Law II

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Re: Now that we are 2L's

Postby abudaba » Sat Jul 16, 2011 6:08 pm

Federal Courts
Remedies
Business Associations
LRW (again! one of the downsides for transferring. boo)

Would love some supplement suggestions too. I picked up the Evidence E&E before I transferred and what I got through looked pretty good

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Re: Now that we are 2L's

Postby 09042014 » Sat Jul 16, 2011 6:15 pm

Mathematical Methods
Evidence
A New World Order: the Role of the United Nations in Advancing a Rule of Law and Human Rights
Lawyer Memoirs

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Re: Now that we are 2L's

Postby Holly Golightly » Sat Jul 16, 2011 6:19 pm

Desert Fox wrote:Mathematical Methods
Evidence
A New World Order: the Role of the United Nations in Advancing a Rule of Law and Human Rights
Lawyer Memoirs

STOP STEALING MY BULLSHIT CLASSES!

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Re: Now that we are 2L's

Postby weee » Sat Jul 16, 2011 6:48 pm

My Ideal schedule has classes only M-W, and evidence.

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Re: Now that we are 2L's

Postby Mickey Quicknumbers » Sat Jul 16, 2011 6:54 pm

Criminal procedure
Fundamentals of Income Tax
Advanced Legal Writing
Bankruptcy
State & Multistate taxation

The idea is to schedule as many hard classes as I could, and somehow that will bring my gpa up. If I can pick up a class that I want, I'll be 10:30am to 8pm Tues-thurs

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Re: Now that we are 2L's

Postby dailygrind » Sat Jul 16, 2011 6:57 pm

Mickey Quicknumbers wrote:Criminal procedure
Fundamentals of Income Tax
Advanced Legal Writing
Bankruptcy
State & Multistate taxation

The idea is to schedule as many hard classes as I could, and somehow that will bring my gpa up. If I can pick up a class that I want, I'll be 10:30am to 8pm Tues-thurs


Isn't the idea to take as few classes as you can 2L Fall so you can concentrate on the job search? I'm taking the absolute minimum, and one of those classes is analogous to DF taking Mathematical Methods.

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Re: Now that we are 2L's

Postby Mickey Quicknumbers » Sat Jul 16, 2011 7:03 pm

dailygrind wrote:
Mickey Quicknumbers wrote:Criminal procedure
Fundamentals of Income Tax
Advanced Legal Writing
Bankruptcy
State & Multistate taxation

The idea is to schedule as many hard classes as I could, and somehow that will bring my gpa up. If I can pick up a class that I want, I'll be 10:30am to 8pm Tues-thurs


Isn't the idea to take as few classes as you can 2L Fall so you can concentrate on the job search? I'm taking the absolute minimum, and one of those classes is analogous to DF taking Mathematical Methods.

I mean, the only one of those that are considered a real doozy of a class is Income Tax. Also, having no class 3 weekdays (including a 4 day weekend) I think should make up for having an above average course load.

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Re: Now that we are 2L's

Postby 09042014 » Sat Jul 16, 2011 7:05 pm

I took a summer class so I only have to take 4 classes this fall. And my Math class is on a quarter system, so it doesnt start til late Sept.

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Re: Now that we are 2L's

Postby dailygrind » Sat Jul 16, 2011 7:09 pm

Our class lottery hasn't run yet, but if I get the schedule I want I'll have 3 days where I go to 2 classes, and 2 days where I go to 1. I may not have an expanded weekend, but there's strong potential for it to be breezy.

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Re: Now that we are 2L's

Postby de5igual » Sat Jul 16, 2011 7:13 pm

Fed Inc Tax
Business Associations
Secured Credit
Corp Governance

Upside: no classes on Fridays and no classes before 10:30
Downside: one of the classes only meets Thursday nights and has a mandatory attendance policy (1 absence = half a letter grade)— not sure how this will really limit any callback interviews i might get

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Re: Now that we are 2L's

Postby 09042014 » Sat Jul 16, 2011 7:14 pm

dailygrind wrote:Our class lottery hasn't run yet, but if I get the schedule I want I'll have 3 days where I go to 2 classes, and 2 days where I go to 1. I may not have an expanded weekend, but there's strong potential for it to be breezy.


We didn't bid yet either, but I'm aiming for unfilled classes.

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Re: Now that we are 2L's

Postby dailygrind » Sat Jul 16, 2011 7:23 pm

Desert Fox wrote:
dailygrind wrote:Our class lottery hasn't run yet, but if I get the schedule I want I'll have 3 days where I go to 2 classes, and 2 days where I go to 1. I may not have an expanded weekend, but there's strong potential for it to be breezy.


We didn't bid yet either, but I'm aiming for unfilled classes.


Lol. Such a cynical approach to law school. I tip my hat.

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Re: Now that we are 2L's

Postby 09042014 » Sat Jul 16, 2011 7:27 pm

dailygrind wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:
dailygrind wrote:Our class lottery hasn't run yet, but if I get the schedule I want I'll have 3 days where I go to 2 classes, and 2 days where I go to 1. I may not have an expanded weekend, but there's strong potential for it to be breezy.


We didn't bid yet either, but I'm aiming for unfilled classes.


Lol. Such a cynical approach to law school. I tip my hat.


This semesters class list succccks. It's 80% bullshit classes and 20% gunner shit.

There is also a very cool patent litigation class that I'd take, but it requires weekly assignments and I wanna focus on LOLCI not having to gun assignments (graded by adjuncts).

I was joking about my class list earlier. I'll probably take the math for lawyers, and evidence, but then pick some non curved bar classes or something.

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Re: Now that we are 2L's

Postby GeePee » Sat Jul 16, 2011 9:35 pm

14th Amendment
Complex Lit
Evidence
Clinical Stuff

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Re: Now that we are 2L's

Postby beach_terror » Sat Jul 16, 2011 9:48 pm

1st Semester:

Administrative Law
Environmental Law
Energy Law
Legal Profession

Second semester:

Business Organizations
Evidence
Accounting for Lawyers
Con Law II

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Re: Now that we are 2L's

Postby pre-law » Sat Jul 16, 2011 11:03 pm

Evidence

Criminal Procedure

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Advocacy/Persuasive Speech

Moot Court

Externship (US Attorney's Office, Civil Division)
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Re: Now that we are 2L's

Postby kalvano » Sat Jul 16, 2011 11:07 pm

Pre-Trial Procedure
First Amendment survey
Constitutional Criminal Procedure
Legislation

I was signed up for Admin Law, but I think I'm dropping that. Only going 4 days a week, and nothing before 11:00. They won't apply scholarships to summer classes, so I didn't take any.

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Re: Now that we are 2L's

Postby goodolgil » Sun Jul 17, 2011 12:43 am

Transnational Law
Crim Pro I
Health Law & Policy
Toxic Torts
Open Government (seminar)

Will probably drop one of those.

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Re: Now that we are 2L's

Postby smokyroom26 » Sun Jul 17, 2011 1:05 am

Federal Income Tax
Business Associations
Constitutional Litigation (writing seminar)
International Criminal Law

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Re: Now that we are 2L's

Postby Bumi » Sun Jul 17, 2011 1:35 am

Desert Fox wrote:I'll probably take the math for lawyers

Wait. Is there literally a math class just for law students? I thought it was a business class or something. Can an engineer expect to set the curve because lawyers are terrible at math, or does NU accept too many engineers for that strategy to work?

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Re: Now that we are 2L's

Postby 09042014 » Sun Jul 17, 2011 1:51 am

Bumi wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:I'll probably take the math for lawyers

Wait. Is there literally a math class just for law students? I thought it was a business class or something. Can an engineer expect to set the curve because lawyers are terrible at math, or does NU accept too many engineers for that strategy to work?


It's a Kellogg class, so yea it's business. I doubt it's much beyond Stat 100 level math. The class is limited to 5 law students. I'm really confused about why this is a class.

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Re: Now that we are 2L's

Postby dailygrind » Sun Jul 17, 2011 2:03 am

Desert Fox wrote:
Bumi wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:I'll probably take the math for lawyers

Wait. Is there literally a math class just for law students? I thought it was a business class or something. Can an engineer expect to set the curve because lawyers are terrible at math, or does NU accept too many engineers for that strategy to work?


It's a Kellogg class, so yea it's business. I doubt it's much beyond Stat 100 level math. The class is limited to 5 law students. I'm really confused about why this is a class.


We've got Quantitative Methods at UVA which is probably a similar class. It does seem like it's got some good material for people who will be involved in business, e.g. how to interpret statistical data that analysts generate. It's closed to people with advanced knowledge, though, which is a real bummer.

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Re: Now that we are 2L's

Postby 09042014 » Sun Jul 17, 2011 2:24 am

dailygrind wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:
Bumi wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:I'll probably take the math for lawyers

Wait. Is there literally a math class just for law students? I thought it was a business class or something. Can an engineer expect to set the curve because lawyers are terrible at math, or does NU accept too many engineers for that strategy to work?


It's a Kellogg class, so yea it's business. I doubt it's much beyond Stat 100 level math. The class is limited to 5 law students. I'm really confused about why this is a class.


We've got Quantitative Methods at UVA which is probably a similar class. It does seem like it's got some good material for people who will be involved in business, e.g. how to interpret statistical data that analysts generate. It's closed to people with advanced knowledge, though, which is a real bummer.


We have a quantitative reasoning class which is different.

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Re: Now that we are 2L's

Postby evilxs » Sun Jul 17, 2011 11:20 am

Mickey Quicknumbers wrote:Criminal procedure
Fundamentals of Income Tax
Advanced Legal Writing
Bankruptcy
State & Multistate taxation

The idea is to schedule as many hard classes as I could, and somehow that will bring my gpa up. If I can pick up a class that I want, I'll be 10:30am to 8pm Tues-thurs



God speed good sir. That is gonna be a heck of a semester.




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