Anyone's prof. ever kick everyone out of class?

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Anyone's prof. ever kick everyone out of class?

Postby bdm261 » Sat Oct 05, 2013 1:53 pm

Just happened the other day and I'm stunned. Torts prof. was pissed off at our "lack of preparation" even though everyone read the cases to the best of their ability, prepared competent briefs, and had a general idea of what was going on in the casebook. He was pissed the person he called on didn't look up the definition of "inference" or something in a res ipsa case, then the next person he called on mistakenly said the case was tried by a judge when it said a jury decided it, and some other students gave incorrect responses to his further questioning so he packed up his belongings and said he was done for the day and to toss out the attendance sheet.

What should I make of this? Is this just dramatic bullshit and he was just looking for an excuse to end class early?

Also, our section had two midterms this week in other classes so most of our focus was already elsewhere and I think he should've recognized this.

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Re: Anyone's prof. ever kick everyone out of class?

Postby wildhaggis » Sat Oct 05, 2013 1:58 pm

bdm261 wrote:Is this just dramatic bullshit and he was just looking for an excuse to end class early?


Yep.

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Re: Anyone's prof. ever kick everyone out of class?

Postby sopranorleone » Sat Oct 05, 2013 2:07 pm

He's suffering from PMS: Professorial Mid-semester Stress

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Re: Anyone's prof. ever kick everyone out of class?

Postby Danger Zone » Sat Oct 05, 2013 2:18 pm

Profs don't give a fuck, bro. They can walk out whenever they want, cancel class, make up grades, and no one can tell them they can't. Sucks but that's life in LAWL school.

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Re: Anyone's prof. ever kick everyone out of class?

Postby JusticeHarlan » Sat Oct 05, 2013 2:53 pm

Figure out how much you paid for that lecture and ask for a refund.

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Re: Anyone's prof. ever kick everyone out of class?

Postby swimmer11 » Sat Oct 05, 2013 2:58 pm

Happened to me, and I was stoked.

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Re: Anyone's prof. ever kick everyone out of class?

Postby Hipster but Athletic » Sat Oct 05, 2013 2:58 pm

JusticeHarlan wrote:Figure out how much you paid for that lecture and ask for a refund.

Wat? You pay for a degree

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Re: Anyone's prof. ever kick everyone out of class?

Postby Danger Zone » Sat Oct 05, 2013 3:11 pm

Hipster but Athletic wrote:
JusticeHarlan wrote:Figure out how much you paid for that lecture and ask for a refund.

Wat? You pay for a degree

You can't be this dumb.

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Re: Anyone's prof. ever kick everyone out of class?

Postby stillwater » Sat Oct 05, 2013 3:19 pm

yea, you pay cash for a piece of paper. a law degree is a consumer good, not something thats earned through herculean tasks.

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Re: Anyone's prof. ever kick everyone out of class?

Postby Hipster but Athletic » Sat Oct 05, 2013 3:24 pm

Danger Zone wrote:
Hipster but Athletic wrote:
JusticeHarlan wrote:Figure out how much you paid for that lecture and ask for a refund.

Wat? You pay for a degree

You can't be this dumb.

Breaking down the degree into a per class basis is retarded

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Re: Anyone's prof. ever kick everyone out of class?

Postby Danger Zone » Sat Oct 05, 2013 3:32 pm

Where do you think your money goes? The prof has a salary, the school bought that classroom and pays costs to keep it going, all the other costs of operating a school. You pay for all of that and are entitled to all of that.

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Re: Anyone's prof. ever kick everyone out of class?

Postby MarkinKansasCity » Sat Oct 05, 2013 4:14 pm

Hipster but Athletic wrote:
Danger Zone wrote:
Hipster but Athletic wrote:
JusticeHarlan wrote:Figure out how much you paid for that lecture and ask for a refund.

Wat? You pay for a degree

You can't be this dumb.

Breaking down the degree into a per class basis is retarded


$1500 a credit hour divided by 16 hours in class per credit hour comes to just under $100 an hour. I did that math a long time ago. It keeps me motivated. Oh, you spaced out for 15 minutes? That was $25 in tuition you just pissed away.

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Re: Anyone's prof. ever kick everyone out of class?

Postby mephistopheles » Sat Oct 05, 2013 9:39 pm

MarkinKansasCity wrote:$1500 a credit hour divided by 16 hours in class per credit hour comes to just under $100 an hour. I did that math a long time ago. It keeps me motivated. Oh, you spaced out for 15 minutes? That was $25 in tuition you just pissed away.



as if you're paying for anything but the piece of paper signifying you as a grad

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Re: Anyone's prof. ever kick everyone out of class?

Postby Hipster but Athletic » Sat Oct 05, 2013 10:03 pm

Danger Zone wrote:Where do you think your money goes? The prof has a salary, the school bought that classroom and pays costs to keep it going, all the other costs of operating a school. You pay for all of that and are entitled to all of that.

Costs of protectionism. And learning doesn't occur in units

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Re: Anyone's prof. ever kick everyone out of class?

Postby stillwater » Sat Oct 05, 2013 10:22 pm

Hipster but Athletic wrote:
Danger Zone wrote:Where do you think your money goes? The prof has a salary, the school bought that classroom and pays costs to keep it going, all the other costs of operating a school. You pay for all of that and are entitled to all of that.

Costs of protectionism. And learning doesn't occur in units


you make no sense.

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Re: Anyone's prof. ever kick everyone out of class?

Postby haus » Sat Oct 05, 2013 10:35 pm

Sounds like standard BS out of boot camp. Everyone is a moron, kick everyone out of class, although in boot camp this usually ends up with everyone in a sandpit in front of the classroom doing push ups.

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Re: Anyone's prof. ever kick everyone out of class?

Postby soj » Sat Oct 05, 2013 10:41 pm

Lazy histrionics by a subpar instructor

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Re: Anyone's prof. ever kick everyone out of class?

Postby stillwater » Sat Oct 05, 2013 10:42 pm

soj wrote:Lazy histrionics by a subpar instructor


isnt law school pretty much 99% histrionics?

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Re: Anyone's prof. ever kick everyone out of class?

Postby soj » Sat Oct 05, 2013 10:44 pm

stillwater wrote:
soj wrote:Lazy histrionics by a subpar instructor


isnt law school pretty much 99% histrionics?

Only the ones that care. The old white dudes who've had tenure since the 80s are barely alive to be histrionic.

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Re: Anyone's prof. ever kick everyone out of class?

Postby stillwater » Sat Oct 05, 2013 10:48 pm

soj wrote:
stillwater wrote:
soj wrote:Lazy histrionics by a subpar instructor


isnt law school pretty much 99% histrionics?

Only the ones that care. The old white dudes who've had tenure since the 80s are barely alive to be histrionic.


i prefer the latter

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Re: Anyone's prof. ever kick everyone out of class?

Postby soj » Sat Oct 05, 2013 11:06 pm

Ya and the old ones don't have stupid gimmicks like midterms, participation grades, and group projects.

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Re: Anyone's prof. ever kick everyone out of class?

Postby deadpanic » Sat Oct 05, 2013 11:13 pm

Yes. This old guy that has been teaching Con Law since the 60s. Would absolutely go nuts if a lot of people appeared unprepared. He regularly cursed out the entire class, threatened to choke out students who wouldn't shut up, etc.

I loved him.

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Re: Anyone's prof. ever kick everyone out of class?

Postby ph14 » Sat Oct 05, 2013 11:14 pm

bdm261 wrote:Just happened the other day and I'm stunned. Torts prof. was pissed off at our "lack of preparation" even though everyone read the cases to the best of their ability, prepared competent briefs, and had a general idea of what was going on in the casebook. He was pissed the person he called on didn't look up the definition of "inference" or something in a res ipsa case, then the next person he called on mistakenly said the case was tried by a judge when it said a jury decided it, and some other students gave incorrect responses to his further questioning so he packed up his belongings and said he was done for the day and to toss out the attendance sheet.

What should I make of this? Is this just dramatic bullshit and he was just looking for an excuse to end class early?

Also, our section had two midterms this week in other classes so most of our focus was already elsewhere and I think he should've recognized this.


Yeah, that is way over the top. I've never had a professor that has done this, nor even heard of a professor at my school doing anything like this. And it doesn't even sound like your classmates messed up on the holding or basic facts, etc., but rather some relatively minor facts.

Plus, the professor should know that being prepared for a cold call isn't what is important for students, especially for 1Ls.

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Re: Anyone's prof. ever kick everyone out of class?

Postby ph14 » Sat Oct 05, 2013 11:15 pm

deadpanic wrote:Yes. This old guy that has been teaching Con Law since the 60s. Would absolutely go nuts if a lot of people appeared unprepared. He regularly cursed out the entire class, threatened to choke out students who wouldn't shut up, etc.

I loved him.


Ah, tenure. I'm guessing that he was joking though.

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Re: Anyone's prof. ever kick everyone out of class?

Postby deadpanic » Sat Oct 05, 2013 11:18 pm

ph14 wrote:
deadpanic wrote:Yes. This old guy that has been teaching Con Law since the 60s. Would absolutely go nuts if a lot of people appeared unprepared. He regularly cursed out the entire class, threatened to choke out students who wouldn't shut up, etc.

I loved him.


Ah, tenure. I'm guessing that he was joking though.


Oh yeah, I'm sure he would never do it. He rarely left his seat. He did legitimately get pissed off. Often. Old bastard was hilarious though.




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