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Re: Northwestern 3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby JDeezy » Fri Dec 14, 2012 1:23 am

Question: With NU Law being in river north and the main NU campus in Evanston is it permissible/practical to take an "elective" classes in other grad schools (pub policy, pub administration, polisci type classes?)

The website had less info on this than other schools so wondering about it...

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Re: Northwestern 3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Icculus » Fri Dec 14, 2012 12:59 pm

JDeezy wrote:Question: With NU Law being in river north and the main NU campus in Evanston is it permissible/practical to take an "elective" classes in other grad schools (pub policy, pub administration, polisci type classes?)

The website had less info on this than other schools so wondering about it...


It is doable, there is a process behind getting approval, and there is an intercampus bus that goes from Chicago campus to Evanston.

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Re: Northwestern 3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby traehekat » Fri Dec 14, 2012 10:04 pm

Anyone have even a halfway-decent Securities Regulation outline for Horwich (preferably from last semester)?

Thanks all.

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Re: Northwestern 3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Kikero » Sat Dec 15, 2012 5:59 pm

My section has Dana for Property and McGinnis for Con Law next semester. Any feedback about either of them?

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Re: Northwestern 3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Eugenie Danglars » Tue Dec 18, 2012 7:11 pm

Kikero wrote:My section has Dana for Property and McGinnis for Con Law next semester. Any feedback about either of them?


Dana is an adorable awkward genius. He was a good teacher, I thought. Actually read his little book that is optional- very helpful on the exam. Also, keep up with the reading- he calls on people predictably, and it's very easy to let slide.

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Re: Northwestern 3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby rinkrat19 » Tue Dec 18, 2012 7:32 pm

How about Kontorovich for ConLaw? His CTEs are some of the worst of the ones I've read, saying that he doesn't engage students, doesn't answer in-class questions, is a confusing lecturer, talks too fast, doesn't let you know how much to read, and the casebook sucks. :?

Obviously every prof gets some negative feedback, but this dude has like one comment on how he's a dynamic lecturer and everyone else sounds miserable.

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Re: Northwestern 3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby onionz » Tue Dec 18, 2012 7:34 pm

rinkrat19 wrote:How about Kontorovich for ConLaw? His CTEs are some of the worst of the ones I've read, saying that he doesn't engage students, doesn't answer in-class questions, is a confusing lecturer, talks too fast, doesn't let you know how much to read, and the casebook sucks. :?

Obviously every prof gets some negative feedback, but this dude has like one comment on how he's a dynamic lecturer and everyone else sounds miserable.


Not a student (hope to be!) but I'll point out he is a Volokh Conspiracy blogger, which is kinda cool, though might point to his interests outside of teaching...

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Re: Northwestern 3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby rinkrat19 » Tue Dec 18, 2012 7:46 pm

onionz wrote:
rinkrat19 wrote:How about Kontorovich for ConLaw? His CTEs are some of the worst of the ones I've read, saying that he doesn't engage students, doesn't answer in-class questions, is a confusing lecturer, talks too fast, doesn't let you know how much to read, and the casebook sucks. :?

Obviously every prof gets some negative feedback, but this dude has like one comment on how he's a dynamic lecturer and everyone else sounds miserable.


Not a student (hope to be!) but I'll point out he is a Volokh Conspiracy blogger, which is kinda cool, though might point to his interests outside of teaching...
Mm. That is not necessarily a selling point.

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Re: Northwestern 3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Kikero » Tue Dec 18, 2012 8:32 pm

Eugenie Danglars wrote:
Kikero wrote:My section has Dana for Property and McGinnis for Con Law next semester. Any feedback about either of them?


Dana is an adorable awkward genius. He was a good teacher, I thought. Actually read his little book that is optional- very helpful on the exam. Also, keep up with the reading- he calls on people predictably, and it's very easy to let slide.


Thanks!

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Re: Northwestern 3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby 09042014 » Tue Dec 18, 2012 9:05 pm

Konto kinda sucks but people are way to sensitive. Don't take a class from him unless you have to because he is harsh in grading.

He tries to answer questions at least. But he really isn't interested in babying anyone.

He just gets shit on more than average because he outwardly doesn't care about you.

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Re: Northwestern 3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Flips88 » Tue Dec 18, 2012 9:22 pm

Desert Fox wrote:Konto kinda sucks but people are way to sensitive. Don't take a class from him unless you have to because he is harsh in grading.

He tries to answer questions at least. But he really isn't interested in babying anyone.

He just gets shit on more than average because he outwardly doesn't care about you.

So uncurved Fed Jur might still suck?

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Re: Northwestern 3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby bk1 » Tue Dec 18, 2012 9:40 pm

Flips88 wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:Konto kinda sucks but people are way to sensitive. Don't take a class from him unless you have to because he is harsh in grading.

He tries to answer questions at least. But he really isn't interested in babying anyone.

He just gets shit on more than average because he outwardly doesn't care about you.

So uncurved Fed Jur might still suck?

Boom. Headshot. :lol:

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Re: Northwestern 3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby 09042014 » Tue Dec 18, 2012 10:03 pm

Flips88 wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:Konto kinda sucks but people are way to sensitive. Don't take a class from him unless you have to because he is harsh in grading.

He tries to answer questions at least. But he really isn't interested in babying anyone.

He just gets shit on more than average because he outwardly doesn't care about you.

So uncurved Fed Jur might still suck?


It might suck more. He doesn't have to give 25% of the class some kind of A.

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Re: Northwestern 3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Flips88 » Tue Dec 18, 2012 10:54 pm

bk1 wrote:
Flips88 wrote:So uncurved Fed Jur might still suck?

Boom. Headshot. :lol:

Probably still better than Pfander aka curve pwn central, right?

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Re: Northwestern 3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby bk1 » Tue Dec 18, 2012 11:03 pm

Flips88 wrote:Probably still better than Pfander aka curve pwn central, right?

Low blow.

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Re: Northwestern 3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby terriers » Tue Dec 18, 2012 11:49 pm

Flips88 wrote:
bk1 wrote:
Flips88 wrote:So uncurved Fed Jur might still suck?

Boom. Headshot. :lol:

Probably still better than Pfander aka curve pwn central, right?


Speaking of, apparently a few of his Civ Pro tests were missing a section that everybody else had. Maybe it's a good thing that now Cliff is going to be involved in determining class grades, figure Pfander hates our section.

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Re: Northwestern 3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby homestyle28 » Tue Dec 18, 2012 11:57 pm

bk1 wrote:
Flips88 wrote:Probably still better than Pfander aka curve pwn central, right?

Low blow.


What has two thumbs as still has to take his Pfander fed-jur final?

<---this guy...a day is a reasonable amount of time to study for it, no?

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Re: Northwestern 3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby bk1 » Wed Dec 19, 2012 12:00 am

homestyle28 wrote:What has two thumbs as still has to take his Pfander fed-jur final?

<---this guy...a day is a reasonable amount of time to study for it, no?

:lol:

My apathy increases exponentially as finals period progresses. There is no way I could save a curved class for last.

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Re: Northwestern 3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby homestyle28 » Wed Dec 19, 2012 12:04 am

bk1 wrote:
homestyle28 wrote:What has two thumbs as still has to take his Pfander fed-jur final?

<---this guy...a day is a reasonable amount of time to study for it, no?

:lol:

My apathy increases exponentially as finals period progresses. There is no way I could save a curved class for last.


Yeah, but I was gonna be the bottom of this curve regardless of time spent

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Re: Northwestern 3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby bk1 » Wed Dec 19, 2012 12:06 am

homestyle28 wrote:Yeah, but I was gonna be the bottom of this curve regardless of time spent

I think everyone who's not delusional thinks this. I'm HOPING to be medianpwned.

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Re: Northwestern 3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Flips88 » Wed Dec 19, 2012 12:07 am

homestyle28 wrote:
bk1 wrote:
Flips88 wrote:Probably still better than Pfander aka curve pwn central, right?

Low blow.


What has two thumbs as still has to take his Pfander fed-jur final?

<---this guy...a day is a reasonable amount of time to study for it, no?

At least you're past admin. I think i'm gonna have PTSD from that exam.

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Re: Northwestern 3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby homestyle28 » Wed Dec 19, 2012 12:10 am

Flips88 wrote:
homestyle28 wrote:
bk1 wrote:
Flips88 wrote:Probably still better than Pfander aka curve pwn central, right?

Low blow.


What has two thumbs as still has to take his Pfander fed-jur final?

<---this guy...a day is a reasonable amount of time to study for it, no?

At least you're past admin. I think i'm gonna have PTSD from that exam.


Yeah....I'm not a fan of those kind of prompts....have you taken it yet?

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Re: Northwestern 3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Icculus » Wed Dec 19, 2012 12:21 am

bk1 wrote:
homestyle28 wrote:What has two thumbs as still has to take his Pfander fed-jur final?

<---this guy...a day is a reasonable amount of time to study for it, no?

:lol:

My apathy increases exponentially as finals period progresses. There is no way I could save a curved class for last. I can't believe I saved my four credit, curved class for last.


Seriously, WTF was I thinking?

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Re: Northwestern 3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby Georgia Avenue » Wed Dec 19, 2012 5:38 pm

My thoughts on taking ITA evidence and ethics:

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Re: Northwestern 3Ls Taking Questions and Challenges

Postby VulcanVulcanVulcan » Wed Dec 19, 2012 10:35 pm

Wait what's this about Cliff being involved with grades!?




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