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should i take property

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no
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Re: should i take property

Postby merde_happens » Mon Oct 30, 2017 1:58 pm

A. Nony Mouse wrote:
chandhi wrote:
BuddyHoller wrote:
A. Nony Mouse wrote:I'n not really big on taking subjects just for the bar, but property is a huge part of the bar exam and it would be a real pain in the ass to learn it ALL from scratch.

But I had an awesome prof and actually really liked property.

All of this.

ok so yes important for the bar, v good to know, thank you. do you think taking property helped you with other classes in law school?

It might be helpful with some environmental stuff? My prof was really interested in zoning and eminent domain though.

Mostly I can’t quite imagine *not* having taken it, but then I feel the same way about evidence and plenty of people don’t miss that at all either.


Maybe obvious but if you're planning to take any IP classes, you should probably take property first.

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Nebby
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Re: should i take property

Postby Nebby » Mon Oct 30, 2017 2:44 pm

I am sad I did not even get a pity laugh at my joke :cry:

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Re: should i take property

Postby Capitol_Idea » Mon Oct 30, 2017 5:48 pm

Nebby wrote:I am sad I did not even get a pity laugh at my joke :cry:

Here at least have some pity

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Re: should i take property

Postby BuddyHoller » Mon Oct 30, 2017 5:54 pm

chandhi wrote:
BuddyHoller wrote:
A. Nony Mouse wrote:I'n not really big on taking subjects just for the bar, but property is a huge part of the bar exam and it would be a real pain in the ass to learn it ALL from scratch.

But I had an awesome prof and actually really liked property.

All of this.

ok so yes important for the bar, v good to know, thank you. do you think taking property helped you with other classes in law school?

As others have said, I found it useful in Trusts and Estates and Intellectual Property classes. The philosophical background remains relevant for IP and the common law pieces for T&E overlap a good bit. Obviously up to you how you want to spend your Bar study—I had to learn Evidence and CrimPro cold, but in addition to Property (which sucked even having taken the course), I had Wills, T&E down already.

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Re: should i take property

Postby jacketyellow » Mon Oct 30, 2017 6:36 pm

It's definitely on the bar exam. Property is one of those subjects that really can't be learned in a day or two of studying as would happen during bar exam studying. I would take it.

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chandhi
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Re: should i take property

Postby chandhi » Wed Nov 01, 2017 6:45 pm

thank you, all. i have decided to take property.

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Re: should i take property

Postby pancakes3 » Wed Nov 01, 2017 8:27 pm

cue blackacre jokes in t-minus 16 weeks.

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Re: should i take property

Postby encore1101 » Wed Nov 01, 2017 8:36 pm

Cicero76 wrote:
sublime wrote:Property sucks, but you should take it.

Also, what school doesn't require property?


Yls

It was a 5/7 humblebrag


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Re: should i take property

Postby Tony48 » Thu Nov 02, 2017 12:42 am

I'd take it, but I didn't "get" property until I studied for the bar.

Hope that helps (probably not, lol)

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Re: should i take property

Postby Nebby » Thu Nov 02, 2017 12:59 am

chandhi wrote:thank you, all. i have decided to take property.

Larceny!

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Re: should i take property

Postby UghNonAmus » Thu Nov 02, 2017 2:18 am

chandhi wrote:it's not a requirement here, but i don't want to miss out on important stuff/fundamentals

i'm still flexible on my career plan but would like to do civil rights work, if that matters at all


Don't take Property (at least next semester). Take evidence instead with me!

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Re: should i take property

Postby chandhi » Thu Nov 02, 2017 7:40 am

malysh wrote:Yes, but first take leg reg. Definitely take leg reg next semester. Leg reg is life.

UghNonAmus wrote:Don't take Property (at least next semester). Take evidence instead with me!

tough choices. should i take one of these next semester with one of my friends or take property first

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Re: should i take property

Postby herecomesthesun » Thu Nov 02, 2017 4:03 pm

Currently at your school. 2L. I have not heard great things about Property as a class at our school generally. I didn't take it, am not planning to take it, and it has not hurt my career trajectory one bit. They got rid of it as a requirement for a reason.

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Re: should i take property

Postby landshoes » Thu Nov 02, 2017 4:14 pm

Property is probably the most foundational class you can take. It doesn't explicitly come up in other classes that much, but it is operating in the background and informs a ridiculous number of legal doctrines. It's sort of like statutory interpretation in that way. You don't necessarily see courts saying "now we're doing a statutory interpretation move that is frequent and well-understood by other lawyers." But that's what's happening, and it's good to understand the common background knowledge that is possessed by the vast majority of attorneys/legislators/judges.

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Re: should i take property

Postby 265489164158 » Fri Nov 03, 2017 8:53 am

pancakes3 wrote:property helps with wills/trusts/estates some.

you should take property but you'll probably be cursing TLS next semester when you're writing your outline. property is a beast of a class and a good chunk of the class isn't intuitive at all.


This is why you should take it. It is not intuitive, but the concepts you learn help you in other courses. I had a great prof, though, who spent little time on the fertile octogenarian and more time on takings, IP, and nuisance, which I found interesting.




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