Hardest classes in law school?

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Hardest classes in law school?

Postby miamiman » Sun Jan 27, 2013 11:36 pm

Surely the upper-level taxes.

And then what?

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Lacepiece23
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Re: Hardest classes in law school?

Postby Lacepiece23 » Sun Jan 27, 2013 11:37 pm

Civil Procedure.

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Garinold
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Re: Hardest classes in law school?

Postby Garinold » Sun Jan 27, 2013 11:38 pm

Secured Transactions

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Mick Haller
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Re: Hardest classes in law school?

Postby Mick Haller » Sun Jan 27, 2013 11:38 pm

Corporations may not be incredibly difficult, but its so damn boring that it's hard to commit to learning it. I'd imagine securities law is similar.

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Re: Hardest classes in law school?

Postby Pokemon » Mon Jan 28, 2013 12:03 am

Securities Regulation is pretty hard imho.

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Re: Hardest classes in law school?

Postby Pokemon » Mon Jan 28, 2013 12:05 am

Mick Haller wrote:Corporations may not be incredibly difficult, but its so damn boring that it's hard to commit to learning it. I'd imagine securities law is similar.


I liked it. It is still case-based and I thought it was exciting learning about hostile acquisitions and that sort of a thing.

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Re: Hardest classes in law school?

Postby dixon02 » Mon Jan 28, 2013 12:08 am

Depends how you define "hardest." Conceptually difficult probably depends in part on the person and their background. If hardest means hardest to do well in, then it's classes that draw law review people (Fed Courts, Admin, Conflict of Laws, etc.)

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Re: Hardest classes in law school?

Postby cinephile » Mon Jan 28, 2013 12:11 am

Any class that is closed book exam.

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Re: Hardest classes in law school?

Postby Gamecubesupreme » Mon Jan 28, 2013 12:16 am

Admin Law.

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Re: Hardest classes in law school?

Postby 5ky » Mon Jan 28, 2013 12:16 am

Bankruptcy sucked. Also, fed courts

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Re: Hardest classes in law school?

Postby Buck.Shot » Mon Jan 28, 2013 12:29 am

Property

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Re: Hardest classes in law school?

Postby nmcdgt » Mon Jan 28, 2013 2:42 am

Bankruptcy was pretty tough.
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Re: Hardest classes in law school?

Postby bball25 » Mon Jan 28, 2013 9:47 am

Whatever class has the most gunners in it.

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Re: Hardest classes in law school?

Postby iShotFirst » Mon Jan 28, 2013 10:06 am

bball25 wrote:Whatever class has the most gunners in it.


Only answer that applies across all schools, professors, etc

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Re: Hardest classes in law school?

Postby 3|ink » Mon Jan 28, 2013 10:45 am

iShotFirst wrote:
bball25 wrote:Whatever class has the most gunners in it.


Only answer that applies across all schools, professors, etc

Yep. I put more effort into my Tax I class last semester than any other class and was still median pwned in it. Tons of gunning fools.

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Re: Hardest classes in law school?

Postby Total Litigator » Mon Jan 28, 2013 11:04 am

I will venture and say fed courts. 1 it's very challenging conceptually, and 2 it's filled with future law clerks, so the curve is pretty brutal.

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Re: Hardest classes in law school?

Postby Oban » Mon Jan 28, 2013 11:23 am

There are no hard or easy classes in law school, thanks to the curve. There are merely classes with good or bad professors and lots/little of competition.

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Re: Hardest classes in law school?

Postby queenlizzie13 » Tue Jan 29, 2013 1:30 am

As far as harder to understand while taking the class, for me it is civil procedure/evidence. As far as grades though, did pretty well in those classes even though I was confused at first. I'm less good at the statuary based stuff/code stuff vs. con law/common law stuff as far as getting concepts. But no bearing on grades whatsoever.

Have yet to take tax and corporations though.

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Re: Hardest classes in law school?

Postby thegrayman » Tue Jan 29, 2013 1:43 pm

I decided to take corporate tax at nyu. Class filled with tax LLM's who would kill their family pet for an A. Horrible idea. Studied harder for that than anything else and escaped with a B (couldn't be happier!). Lesson learned, no more tax classes...

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Re: Hardest classes in law school?

Postby LSATNightmares » Wed Jan 30, 2013 8:57 pm

For me, Contracts, Contract Drafting, or anything related to business. I thought Evidence and Admin were pretty easy.

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Re: Hardest classes in law school?

Postby ninereal » Thu Jan 31, 2013 2:40 pm

thegrayman wrote:I decided to take corporate tax at nyu. Class filled with tax LLM's who would kill their family pet for an A. Horrible idea. Studied harder for that than anything else and escaped with a B (couldn't be happier!). Lesson learned, no more tax classes...


shoulda pass/failed that shit bro

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Re: Hardest classes in law school?

Postby drmguy » Thu Jan 31, 2013 2:44 pm

bball25 wrote:Whatever class has the most gunners in it.

I'm pretty sure this is the reason Fed Courts is the winner.

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Re: Hardest classes in law school?

Postby IrwinM.Fletcher » Thu Jan 31, 2013 7:21 pm

Partnership Tax was the most conceptually difficult class I've taken in law school and it wasn't even close. God did that ever suck.

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Re: Hardest classes in law school?

Postby skw » Thu Jan 31, 2013 7:45 pm

Legal philosophy taken with a philosopher (non-lawyer). Worst. Idea. EVER!!!!




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