Hardest 1L class?

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Hardest 1L class?

Postby shibby » Sat Sep 28, 2013 3:22 pm

What do ya'll think is the hardest 1L class. I realize this is subjective, but I can't help but think there must be an hierarchy. For me, unexpectedly, it's Crim Law, but I think taht's because my learning style doesn't mesh with my prof's teaching style.

Torts is also a bitch. As the semester goes on it's just getting more and more complicated and overwhelming.

Contracts and Civ Pro are my jam, though.

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Re: Hardest 1L class?

Postby wiz » Sat Sep 28, 2013 3:24 pm

shibby wrote:What do ya'll think is the hardest 1L class. I realize this is subjective, but I can't help but think there must be an hierarchy. For me, unexpectedly, it's Crim Law, but I think taht's because my learning style doesn't mesh with my prof's teaching style.

Torts is also a bitch. As the semester goes on it's just getting more and more complicated and overwhelming.

Contracts and Civ Pro are my jam, though.


Many people think Torts is the easiest class. I would say Property is the hardest.
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Re: Hardest 1L class?

Postby smaug_ » Sat Sep 28, 2013 3:27 pm

Law school isn't difficult. Competing with your peers in a game where the rules aren't properly explained to you is difficult.

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Re: Hardest 1L class?

Postby dj_roomba » Sat Sep 28, 2013 3:54 pm

hibiki wrote:Law school isn't difficult. Competing with your peers in a game where the rules aren't properly explained to you is difficult.


I don't know...

It's pretty difficult to me so far.
Contracts seems pretty difficult so far.
Maybe it's because of my professor....

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Re: Hardest 1L class?

Postby smaug_ » Sat Sep 28, 2013 3:58 pm

dj_roomba wrote:
hibiki wrote:Law school isn't difficult. Competing with your peers in a game where the rules aren't properly explained to you is difficult.


I don't know...

It's pretty difficult to me so far.
Contracts seems pretty difficult so far.
Maybe it's because of my professor....


Just stop trying to work out the mystery. There isn't one. There's very little deep thinking in law school.

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Re: Hardest 1L class?

Postby kwais » Sat Sep 28, 2013 4:04 pm

this is a professor-dependent issue. For me, this meant torts was easy and Ks a real bitch. But switch those professors and I bet it would've been the other way around.

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Postby Myself » Sat Sep 28, 2013 5:17 pm

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Re: Hardest 1L class?

Postby Gamecubesupreme » Sat Sep 28, 2013 6:37 pm

From the beginning of time, the answer is almost always Civil Procedure (unless you got a great professor).

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Re: Hardest 1L class?

Postby chem! » Sat Sep 28, 2013 6:41 pm

ajax adonis wrote:One's answer will totally depend on the professor and your learning style. The classes, from my observation, that people generally consider difficult are property and civil procedure because they can be quite dry and sometimes have non-intuitive, technical rules.

I like technical rules, which probably explains why I love civ pro and find torts a bit painful.

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Re: Hardest 1L class?

Postby 1l2016 » Sat Sep 28, 2013 6:48 pm

Property. Just awful.

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Re: Hardest 1L class?

Postby Bildungsroman » Sat Sep 28, 2013 6:51 pm

Totally an individual question. Depends on the person, the professor, and the other people in the class.

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Re: Hardest 1L class?

Postby JamMasterJ » Sat Sep 28, 2013 6:54 pm

Admin or gtfo

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Re: Hardest 1L class?

Postby smaug_ » Sat Sep 28, 2013 6:55 pm

JamMasterJ wrote:Admin or gtfo


Many law schools don't do Admin 1L.

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Re: Hardest 1L class?

Postby Zensack » Sat Sep 28, 2013 9:23 pm

For me, it's been LRW by miles. The sheer workload has kept me perpetually sleep deprived and pushed me underwater in my reading several times. I also got partnered up with my section's gunner for the current memo project.

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Re: Hardest 1L class?

Postby Ohiobumpkin » Sat Sep 28, 2013 10:08 pm

I would say Torts. In full disclosure, I am more into technical rules person, and hence, like civil procedure the most.

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Re: Hardest 1L class?

Postby manofjustice » Sun Sep 29, 2013 12:16 am

Yours.

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Re: Hardest 1L class?

Postby thegrayman » Sun Sep 29, 2013 12:22 am

Civ Pro

Admin for me personally because my professor was garbage and the class makes no fucking sense

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Re: Hardest 1L class?

Postby Single-Malt-Liquor » Sun Sep 29, 2013 8:31 am

hibiki wrote:Law school isn't difficult. Competing with your peers in a game where the rules aren't properly explained to you is difficult.


This, so much this. I just need someone to tell me how I'm doing. It sounds pathetic but its true.

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Re: Hardest 1L class?

Postby PepperJack » Sun Sep 29, 2013 1:44 pm

How you do on a specific type of a test is a better predictor than your peers and the material. If you're quick witted or a slow thinking intellectual much of your fate is already written. Don't worry what other people do. If you write a really good exam, you aren't going to get a B. The hardest thing to do is focus on big picture application, and not memorizing tiny crap, but this is everything.

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Re: Hardest 1L class?

Postby 941law » Sun Sep 29, 2013 4:51 pm

property. tough and boring, deadly combo.

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Re: Hardest 1L class?

Postby bsktbll28082 » Sun Sep 29, 2013 6:45 pm

CivPro. She expects so much work from us, but it won't help me on the exam, so I don't do it. LRW is so lame. The professors are cool, but the class is a waste so I don't pay attention. When I finally do look up at the board, I'm lost.

I've found Torts and Property pretty straight forward.

Of course I have no idea how I'm actually doing and won't know until December :/

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Re: Hardest 1L class?

Postby theInnerCircle » Sun Sep 29, 2013 6:54 pm

my prof. in torts is horrible and i tune out in that class. one of the worst professors i've ever had. crim law is a close second. makes me not want to attend those classes, but also terribly worried about what to expect on the tests.

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Re: Hardest 1L class?

Postby stillwater » Sun Sep 29, 2013 7:02 pm

bsktbll28082 wrote:CivPro. She expects so much work from us, but it won't help me on the exam, so I don't do it. LRW is so lame. The professors are cool, but the class is a waste so I don't pay attention. When I finally do look up at the board, I'm lost.

I've found Torts and Property pretty straight forward.

Of course I have no idea how I'm actually doing and won't know until December :/


Read Freer's Civil Procedure supp. My professor didn't teach us anything about civil procedure. It has everything you need to know, laid out logically and clearly, and is more than enough ammo for you to book that class.




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