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sky7
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Memo 1

Postby sky7 » Sat Sep 20, 2008 2:59 pm

Anyone else have their first memo due this weekend? Shoot me in the face...

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Re: Memo 1

Postby IStillPlayVideoGames » Sat Sep 20, 2008 3:01 pm

Mine was due on Thursday and I actually enjoyed writing it. That doesn't account for how I did, however. Apparently, my LAWR professor is a beast when it comes to grading. So that should be fun.

For you 2 and 3Ls out there, how heavily marked up was your first memo? Should we brace ourselves?

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Re: Memo 1

Postby joonbug » Sat Sep 20, 2008 3:11 pm

working on the second memo.

ITS SO FUN (nonsarcastic).

seriously guys... i'm getting a bigger boner every time new memo surfaces!

(insert lame stereotypic boner joke below)

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Re: Memo 1

Postby sky7 » Sat Sep 20, 2008 3:15 pm

I'm generically having fun with it. Not that much fun though....

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Re: Memo 1

Postby edcrane » Sat Sep 20, 2008 3:18 pm

Ours is due monday and I haven't started working on it yet. Tomorrow will not be fun.

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Re: Memo 1

Postby Corsair » Sat Sep 20, 2008 3:26 pm

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joonbug
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Re: Memo 1

Postby joonbug » Sat Sep 20, 2008 3:27 pm

cornell grades.

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Re: Memo 1

Postby IStillPlayVideoGames » Sat Sep 20, 2008 4:01 pm

Iowa grades. And curves. A class of 16....

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sky7
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Re: Memo 1

Postby sky7 » Sat Sep 20, 2008 4:22 pm

G Dubbs grades

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Re: Memo 1

Postby edcrane » Sat Sep 20, 2008 5:21 pm

P/F thankfully.

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Re: Memo 1

Postby brizz9 » Sat Sep 20, 2008 5:59 pm

Mine is due on Tuesday, which explains why I am in the library on a Saturday. Dammit.

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Re: Memo 1

Postby Summer Saint » Sat Sep 20, 2008 6:52 pm

Ours are graded, though not factored into GPA.

My first one is due Thursday. So far I've mostly been annoyed by the anal retentive tendencies of the exercises preceding the actual memo. For instance, being scolded for writing a rough draft instead of an outline for one of the sections of the memo.

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Re: Memo 1

Postby lishi » Sat Sep 20, 2008 7:16 pm

Ours is due on Friday and is definitely graded, but our rough draft was due to our TAs today.

I like memos and my teacher, but I hear that he's so good at making you a concise writer that it's harder to get on law review or moot court because they are looking for more "flowery" language style.

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Re: Memo 1

Postby awesomepossum » Sat Sep 20, 2008 8:07 pm

Our first one is due Wednesday.

Legal practice isn't graded for us at Michigan. Some number of people can get 'honors' though.

Where are you at law school again lishi?

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Re: Memo 1

Postby lishi » Sat Sep 20, 2008 9:03 pm

Wake Forest. I definitely wish our class was just pass/fail. I don't mind the work that has to go in it as much as worry about the grade I'll get.

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Re: Memo 1

Postby IStillPlayVideoGames » Sat Sep 20, 2008 9:27 pm

For those of you that are graded, are the grades curved? That's really the part I'm freaking out about.

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Re: Memo 1

Postby lishi » Sat Sep 20, 2008 9:40 pm

Yeah mine is curved and that's why I'm freaking out too. It's the fact that mine can be great and still suck all at the same time lol

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Re: Memo 1

Postby lawbutterfly11 » Sat Sep 20, 2008 10:45 pm

our first draft was due tuesday, and we have another draft due tuesday after this one coming.

Our grades are curved, but for the entire 1L class, not just our section of Rhetoric.

all the 2L and 3Ls say that I got the best prof, and I'm starting to believe it. No anal-retentive tendencies, he's a harda** grader, but he's the best at our school.

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Re: Memo 1

Postby brizz9 » Sat Sep 20, 2008 11:55 pm

lawbutterfly11 wrote:he's a harda** grader, but he's the best at our school.

**hardass.

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Re: Memo 1

Postby Living in America » Sun Sep 21, 2008 10:12 am

brizz9 wrote:
lawbutterfly11 wrote:he's a harda** grader, but he's the best at our school.

**hardass.

Ah. Thank you.

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Re: Memo 1

Postby underdawg » Sun Sep 21, 2008 12:11 pm

haven't started mine, due tomorrow, but P/F baby!

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Re: Memo 1

Postby Corsair » Sun Sep 21, 2008 12:39 pm

..

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sky7
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Re: Memo 1

Postby sky7 » Sun Sep 21, 2008 12:54 pm

You suck. I'd give my middle nut for P/F.

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Re: Memo 1

Postby underdawg » Sun Sep 21, 2008 1:07 pm

now i'm printing out the cases

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Re: Memo 1

Postby akahrpaperstacks » Sun Sep 21, 2008 2:06 pm

P/F




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