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Re: Columbia students taking questions

Postby Tiago Splitter » Fri Jun 17, 2016 11:30 am

dabigchina wrote:Thanks guys. Schectman isn't teaching until next semester anyway so I'm going to kick that can down the road.

Did any of you guys take Corp/any other class with Goshen? The other corp professor teaching this semester had bad evals.

I didn't but Goshen can be a hardass about attendance. Who is the other professor?

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Re: Columbia students taking questions

Postby Monochromatic Oeuvre » Fri Jun 17, 2016 11:50 am

smaug wrote:That's dumb. Take courses that interest you, not ones that people say you should take.

The only class I'd say someone *should* take is negotiations.

Just have a bullshit answer ready for EIP that you registered for Corps but don't know if you'll get in yet or something


TCR. It doesn't matter at all what classes you take, and the only reason you should ever take something you don't want to is if it's a prerequisite.

Although I will say that I thought Negotiations was bullshit because I absolutely steamrolled everyone in that class and the professor kept telling me I wasn't being "empathetic" and "cooperative" enough and I was like "I'm getting the best result week after week" and I still got dicked over in the end.

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Re: Columbia students taking questions

Postby dabigchina » Fri Jun 17, 2016 12:35 pm

Tiago Splitter wrote:
dabigchina wrote:Thanks guys. Schectman isn't teaching until next semester anyway so I'm going to kick that can down the road.

Did any of you guys take Corp/any other class with Goshen? The other corp professor teaching this semester had bad evals.

I didn't but Goshen can be a hardass about attendance. Who is the other professor?

Pistor. The evals made her sound disorganized. There is also a visiting prof, but I did not want to roll the dice on him unless I had to.

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Re: Columbia students taking questions

Postby Tiago Splitter » Fri Jun 17, 2016 12:40 pm

dabigchina wrote:
Tiago Splitter wrote:
dabigchina wrote:Thanks guys. Schectman isn't teaching until next semester anyway so I'm going to kick that can down the road.

Did any of you guys take Corp/any other class with Goshen? The other corp professor teaching this semester had bad evals.

I didn't but Goshen can be a hardass about attendance. Who is the other professor?

Pistor. The evals made her sound disorganized. There is also a visiting prof, but I did not want to roll the dice on him unless I had to.

Pistor is meh as a prof but she isn't mean and there are a lot of LLM's so a good grade is pretty likely. On call every third day but if you're not there she doesn't seem to care.

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Re: Columbia students taking questions

Postby DCfilterDC » Fri Jun 17, 2016 12:42 pm

are the crim pro classes just a ton of crim gunners or is there a mix?

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Re: Columbia students taking questions

Postby theconsigliere » Fri Jun 17, 2016 7:57 pm

Can anyone who has lived in an apartment share tell me the approximate size/sq ft of the bedrooms? No floor plan available for my apartment in UAH housing (415 W 118th if anyone here has actually lived there)

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Re: Columbia students taking questions

Postby LetsGoMets » Fri Jun 17, 2016 8:16 pm

smaug wrote:
DCfilterDC wrote:Who's the best for admin, and who should be avoided?

Is JBP still around? Take JBP


And Nebby, I did almost exclusively BLL but it was kinda dumb. Law school classes in general are a joke. Path of least resistance gets my vote.

(Trial Practice and some similar classes were fun tho)


JBP not teaching Admin this year unfortunately, but it's Merrill in the fall (hell no) and Kessler in the spring (heard good things from last year).

I'm thinking about Trial Practice as a good way to get to 12 credits and not have a fourth exam, and I actually would like to work on some of those skills

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Re: Columbia students taking questions

Postby LetsGoMets » Fri Jun 17, 2016 8:19 pm

theconsigliere wrote:Can anyone who has lived in an apartment share tell me the approximate size/sq ft of the bedrooms? No floor plan available for my apartment in UAH housing (415 W 118th if anyone here has actually lived there)


Haven't lived in one, but from what I've seen it varies quite a bit unfortunately, although someone may know that specific building better than me

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Re: Columbia students taking questions

Postby stoopkid13 » Fri Jun 17, 2016 8:42 pm

Anyone thoughts on how one evidence section is 3 credits and the other is 4?

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Re: Columbia students taking questions

Postby GoneSouth » Sat Jun 18, 2016 1:00 am

Nebby wrote:
DCfilterDC wrote:Who's the best for admin, and who should be avoided?

JBP is the only person you should take it with


I don't think she teaches it anymore now that she's started teaching Con Law

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Re: Columbia students taking questions

Postby Biglawprettyplease » Sun Jun 19, 2016 12:01 pm

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Re: Columbia students taking questions

Postby kingpin101 » Sun Jun 19, 2016 12:08 pm

Biglawprettyplease wrote:Um...wasn't the deadline for grades June 15th?

Still haven't gotten my Corps grade...what gives? What do we do for OCI? Who ya gonna call?

Professors can do whatever the hell they want, so there's nothing you can do but wait.

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Re: Columbia students taking questions

Postby GoneSouth » Sun Jun 19, 2016 12:16 pm

Biglawprettyplease wrote:Um...wasn't the deadline for grades June 15th?

Still haven't gotten my Corps grade...what gives? What do we do for OCI? Who ya gonna call?


I believe the deadline for classes with 150+ people is June 25, and if you had Jackson, his class falls into that category

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Re: Columbia students taking questions

Postby lnick93 » Tue Jun 21, 2016 11:42 am

Any thoughts on Cavanagh for Antitrust?

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Re: Columbia students taking questions

Postby jbagelboy » Wed Jun 22, 2016 2:02 pm

lnick93 wrote:Any thoughts on Cavanagh for Antitrust?


Its not a lightweight class. He assigns a ton of reading, its a pretty tough exam, and he has an attendance sign in requirement. But its a pretty good class if you accept his particular reading of the cases and you'll have to learn some antitrust. You can also avoid cold calls since each student only has to present one case. Its also pretty easy to skirt the attendance requirements since he doesn't really check the sign in that closely.

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Re: Columbia students taking questions

Postby Nebby » Sat Jun 25, 2016 12:25 pm

These diplomas are so lame looking

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Re: Columbia students taking questions

Postby John_Luther1989 » Sat Jun 25, 2016 12:31 pm

Nebby wrote:These diplomas are so lame looking


I don't know why academics still jerk off to latin. I tolerate latin legal phrases because its an easy way to separate legal terms from other stuff, but write my fucking diploma in a living language please.

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Re: Columbia students taking questions

Postby Nebby » Sat Jun 25, 2016 1:28 pm

John_Luther1989 wrote:
Nebby wrote:These diplomas are so lame looking


I don't know why academics still jerk off to latin. I tolerate latin legal phrases because its an easy way to separate legal terms from other stuff, but write my fucking diploma in a living language please.

The language sucks. The font sucks. The seal looks pitiful.

I wonder if all Columbia diplomas are in Latin? Do other law schools have all Latin diplomas?

I'd expect this kinda fart-huffery from Harvard

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Re: Columbia students taking questions

Postby smaug » Sat Jun 25, 2016 1:50 pm

Nebby wrote:
John_Luther1989 wrote:
Nebby wrote:These diplomas are so lame looking


I don't know why academics still jerk off to latin. I tolerate latin legal phrases because its an easy way to separate legal terms from other stuff, but write my fucking diploma in a living language please.

The language sucks. The font sucks. The seal looks pitiful.

I wonder if all Columbia diplomas are in Latin? Do other law schools have all Latin diplomas?

I'd expect this kinda fart-huffery from Harvard

why do you give a fuck

i don't have my paper diploma still

do. not. care.

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Re: Columbia students taking questions

Postby DCfilterDC » Sat Jun 25, 2016 2:02 pm

smaug wrote:
Nebby wrote:
John_Luther1989 wrote:
Nebby wrote:These diplomas are so lame looking


I don't know why academics still jerk off to latin. I tolerate latin legal phrases because its an easy way to separate legal terms from other stuff, but write my fucking diploma in a living language please.

The language sucks. The font sucks. The seal looks pitiful.

I wonder if all Columbia diplomas are in Latin? Do other law schools have all Latin diplomas?

I'd expect this kinda fart-huffery from Harvard

why do you give a fuck

i don't have my paper diploma still

do. not. care.


You tossed your diploma?

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Re: Columbia students taking questions

Postby smaug » Sat Jun 25, 2016 2:05 pm

DCfilterDC wrote:
smaug wrote:
Nebby wrote:
John_Luther1989 wrote:
Nebby wrote:These diplomas are so lame looking


I don't know why academics still jerk off to latin. I tolerate latin legal phrases because its an easy way to separate legal terms from other stuff, but write my fucking diploma in a living language please.

The language sucks. The font sucks. The seal looks pitiful.

I wonder if all Columbia diplomas are in Latin? Do other law schools have all Latin diplomas?

I'd expect this kinda fart-huffery from Harvard

why do you give a fuck

i don't have my paper diploma still

do. not. care.


You tossed your diploma?


i didn't walk and never had it sent

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Re: Columbia students taking questions

Postby DCfilterDC » Sat Jun 25, 2016 2:11 pm

Ah okay, makes sense. Once had an international interviewer ask me to bring my UG diploma as proof I had a BA

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Re: Columbia students taking questions

Postby Nebby » Sat Jun 25, 2016 4:08 pm

smaug wrote:
Nebby wrote:
John_Luther1989 wrote:
Nebby wrote:These diplomas are so lame looking


I don't know why academics still jerk off to latin. I tolerate latin legal phrases because its an easy way to separate legal terms from other stuff, but write my fucking diploma in a living language please.

The language sucks. The font sucks. The seal looks pitiful.

I wonder if all Columbia diplomas are in Latin? Do other law schools have all Latin diplomas?

I'd expect this kinda fart-huffery from Harvard

why do you give a fuck

i don't have my paper diploma still

do. not. care.

I just wish it was written in English. It is purely an aesthetic fuck that I give, you could say

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Re: Columbia students taking questions

Postby smaug » Sat Jun 25, 2016 4:14 pm

Nebby wrote:
smaug wrote:
Nebby wrote:
John_Luther1989 wrote:
Nebby wrote:These diplomas are so lame looking


I don't know why academics still jerk off to latin. I tolerate latin legal phrases because its an easy way to separate legal terms from other stuff, but write my fucking diploma in a living language please.

The language sucks. The font sucks. The seal looks pitiful.

I wonder if all Columbia diplomas are in Latin? Do other law schools have all Latin diplomas?

I'd expect this kinda fart-huffery from Harvard

why do you give a fuck

i don't have my paper diploma still

do. not. care.

I just wish it was written in English. It is purely an aesthetic fuck that I give, you could say

you traded up for prestige

you reap what you sow, friend

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Re: Columbia students taking questions

Postby jbagelboy » Sat Jun 25, 2016 4:15 pm

smaug wrote:
Nebby wrote:
John_Luther1989 wrote:
Nebby wrote:These diplomas are so lame looking


I don't know why academics still jerk off to latin. I tolerate latin legal phrases because its an easy way to separate legal terms from other stuff, but write my fucking diploma in a living language please.

The language sucks. The font sucks. The seal looks pitiful.

I wonder if all Columbia diplomas are in Latin? Do other law schools have all Latin diplomas?

I'd expect this kinda fart-huffery from Harvard

why do you give a fuck

i don't have my paper diploma still

do. not. care.


I fucking love your new profile picture.

I guess we're the same person now that we appear within the same film.




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