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Re: 2L exam prep thread

Postby denimchickn » Sun Dec 18, 2011 10:08 pm

Ludovico Technique wrote:
denimchickn wrote:I don't think I've ever been as confused about anything in my life as I am about non-assignable/non-assumable executory contracts in bankruptcy and In re Catapult Entertainment. WTF?


I actually paid attention to that case since it had to do with video games. Basically the DIP (Catapult) wanted to assume a contract that would normally be nonassignable under federal law. But they didn't want to assign it. And they argued that since they didn't want to assign it, they should be able to assume it. (Actual test). But the court held that the plain meaning of the statute (365c1) called for a hypothetical test. If hypothetically the non-Dr party would be entitled to block assignment, then the DIP can't assume.

This is contrary to the intent of Congress, but they suck at drafting statutes so that's the law.


That was really helpful. Thank you so much.

Unfortunately I feel so screwed that I can't even calm down enough to focus right now. I've legitimately never felt to unprepared for something I've put so much time into. Time to cut my losses, try to get some sleep, and wake up tomorrow to take my terrible grade.

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Re: 2L exam prep thread

Postby keg411 » Sun Dec 18, 2011 10:17 pm

Holly Golightly wrote:
keg411 wrote:
Holly Golightly wrote:Fucking gunners, man


I feel like I was in all the gunner classes this semester. It sucked.

You're a transfer, of course you were :P


Those were the only classes left by the time we got to register :(.

And at least I didn't take admin :lol: :P .

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Re: 2L exam prep thread

Postby snowpeach06 » Sun Dec 18, 2011 10:28 pm

I don't think I'm gonna be able to get more than 3-4 hours of sleep during this here final. Why is this taking me so long??? I have to have it done by noon tomorrow.

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Postby beach_terror » Sun Dec 18, 2011 10:36 pm

keg411 wrote:
Holly Golightly wrote:
keg411 wrote:
Holly Golightly wrote:Fucking gunners, man


I feel like I was in all the gunner classes this semester. It sucked.

You're a transfer, of course you were :P


Those were the only classes left by the time we got to register :(.

And at least I didn't take admin :lol: :P .

FUCKDISCLASS

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Re: 2L exam prep thread

Postby IrwinM.Fletcher » Sun Dec 18, 2011 11:26 pm

beach_terror wrote:
keg411 wrote:And at least I didn't take admin :lol: :P .

FUCKDISCLASS


Try taking Admin, Tax, and Secured all in the same semester.

Better yet, don't.

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Postby Holly Golightly » Sun Dec 18, 2011 11:30 pm

beach_terror wrote:
keg411 wrote:Those were the only classes left by the time we got to register :(.

And at least I didn't take admin :lol: :P .

FUCKDISCLASS

I have already forgotten everything I attempted to learn for that exam.

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Re: 2L exam prep thread

Postby kaiser » Sun Dec 18, 2011 11:32 pm

Just about finished with my outlining and review for corporations exam on weds. So I popped open the practice exams and skimmed the questions and model answers. Don't understand the questions for shit, and the answers make no sense to me. This is going to be fun.

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Re: 2L exam prep thread

Postby beach_terror » Sun Dec 18, 2011 11:34 pm

IrwinM.Fletcher wrote:Try taking Admin, Tax, and Secured all in the same semester.

Better yet, don't.

I'm never taking fed tax. Whether I take any corporate classes is still up in the air, though.

Holly Golightly wrote:I have already forgotten everything I attempted to learn for that exam.


You probably still know more than I do.

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Re: 2L exam prep thread

Postby keg411 » Sun Dec 18, 2011 11:51 pm

beach_terror wrote:
IrwinM.Fletcher wrote:Try taking Admin, Tax, and Secured all in the same semester.

Better yet, don't.

I'm never taking fed tax. Whether I take any corporate classes is still up in the air, though.


BT, fed tax is on the PA Bar.

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Postby beach_terror » Sun Dec 18, 2011 11:52 pm

keg411 wrote:
beach_terror wrote:
IrwinM.Fletcher wrote:Try taking Admin, Tax, and Secured all in the same semester.

Better yet, don't.

I'm never taking fed tax. Whether I take any corporate classes is still up in the air, though.


BT, fed tax is on the PA Bar.

Like I was going to pass the Bar exam anyway.

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Re: 2L exam prep thread

Postby kaiser » Sun Dec 18, 2011 11:54 pm

I made a big realization this semester, and that is I shouldn't be taking classes just because they sound important. I have no interest in these corporate classes. I will never be a tax lawyer, and I will never be a corporate lawyer. I felt no passion or enthusiasm for either subject and it was just painful to read and study for. On the other hand, I loved my employment law class because it is much more in line with the kind of law I want to practice. My schedule for next semester is much more in line with things that will be of interest to me. Hopefully it will make a difference.

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Postby geekrocker37 » Mon Dec 19, 2011 12:52 am

Biz Orgs tomorrow, actually put a lot of time in because of the gunners in the class. There is a whole row known as law review Inc. which has been foaming at the mouth for this exam since September.

I can haz Appraisal Rights.

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Postby geekrocker37 » Mon Dec 19, 2011 12:52 am

beach_terror wrote:
keg411 wrote:
beach_terror wrote:
IrwinM.Fletcher wrote:Try taking Admin, Tax, and Secured all in the same semester.

Better yet, don't.

I'm never taking fed tax. Whether I take any corporate classes is still up in the air, though.


BT, fed tax is on the PA Bar.

Like I was going to pass the Bar exam anyway.



Take it with Maule dude, not too bad (though we'll see come Thursday).

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Re: 2L exam prep thread

Postby IrwinM.Fletcher » Mon Dec 19, 2011 12:57 am

geekrocker37 wrote:Biz Orgs tomorrow, actually put a lot of time in because of the gunners in the class. There is a whole row known as law review Inc. which has been foaming at the mouth for this exam since September.

I can haz Appraisal Rights.


Plz tell me they gave themselves that nickname.

If yes, plz also tell me you cropdust that row every day.

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Re: 2L exam prep thread

Postby Helmholtz » Mon Dec 19, 2011 12:58 am

kaiser wrote:I made a big realization this semester, and that is I shouldn't be taking classes just because they sound important. I have no interest in these corporate classes. I will never be a tax lawyer, and I will never be a corporate lawyer. I felt no passion or enthusiasm for either subject and it was just painful to read and study for. On the other hand, I loved my employment law class because it is much more in line with the kind of law I want to practice. My schedule for next semester is much more in line with things that will be of interest to me. Hopefully it will make a difference.


I am trying to take as few of the "core courses" that I'm "supposed to be taking" as possible.

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Re: 2L exam prep thread

Postby snowpeach06 » Mon Dec 19, 2011 6:19 am

I am up at 5 right now after like 2 hours to sleep to try to finish this fucking take home before noon. Usually I'm super awake early in the morning, but, not at all right now. I've never hated an exam so much in my life.

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Re: 2L exam prep thread

Postby PirateCap'n » Mon Dec 19, 2011 1:13 pm

Just failed an entirely multiple choice secured transactions exam. Yay!

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Re: 2L exam prep thread

Postby goosey » Mon Dec 19, 2011 1:31 pm

my love of sleep is really messing things up for me...have an exam tomm and tax on friday---just woke up now and starting to study.

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Re: 2L exam prep thread

Postby beach_terror » Mon Dec 19, 2011 1:34 pm

goosey wrote:my love of sleep is really messing things up for me...have an exam tomm and tax on friday---just woke up now and starting to study.

I slept in today too. I also had a dream that I got an offer at one of the places that dinged me post-CB. Awesome start to the day.

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Re: 2L exam prep thread

Postby BarbellDreams » Mon Dec 19, 2011 2:31 pm

I've slept in every single day since classes were done. I don't really care, not like I'm putting in 12 hour study days anyway.

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Re: 2L exam prep thread

Postby moandersen » Mon Dec 19, 2011 2:36 pm

Done and halfway drunk already. Got dominated by crim pro mc this morning. Who cares.

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Re: 2L exam prep thread

Postby Geist13 » Mon Dec 19, 2011 2:51 pm

One exam to go. Been studying for it for 5 days now. Outline done. Trying to do practice questions (no exams available and its multiple choice so other exams don't really help). Instead, I spent all morning watching seinfeld and arrested development. Fuck. How the hell are supposed to learn the tax code well enough so that you don't have to look up all the exceptions to each provision on exam day?

Oh yeah, I don't have a job and want to clerk so I have to do well. Double Fuck.

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Re: 2L exam prep thread

Postby goosey » Mon Dec 19, 2011 4:49 pm

i am screwed. i hate tax.

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Re: 2L exam prep thread

Postby kaiser » Mon Dec 19, 2011 4:52 pm

I wonder if you can essentially not do 1/4 of an exam and still avoid being bottom 10-15% of the class (i.e. avoid getting a B- or below). We will find out soon enough. Hopefully the 3/4 I answered was good enough so pull me out of that realm of failure.

Things aren't looking all that much better for corporations. Only the bottom 10% or so get B- or below, maybe 15% at worst. I don't think I'll be quite that low. But I guess I could just take a B and move on yet again. If I come out of this semester with A-, B, B, or B+, B, B, I don't think it would mean no-offer is around the corner. Next semester will be better (I hope...)

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Re: 2L exam prep thread

Postby Transferthrowaway » Tue Dec 20, 2011 5:16 pm

attention: con law masters --

Taking my first con law class this winter. Given the fact there are like 5 different con laws here, what are good supplements to read for a class with this description:

"This course analyzes the structure of American government, as defined through the text of the Constitution and its interpretation. The major subjects covered are the allocation of powers among the legislative, executive, and judicial branches; the function of judicial review; and the role of the states and the federal government in the federal structure."




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