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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby PinkCow » Fri Jan 20, 2012 1:43 am

Arbiter213 wrote:
Ostrizr316 wrote:
Mr. Somebody wrote:Any recommendations for a hotel to stay in for ASW?


There's also a Courtyard Marriott near the Airport that is cheaper than the Statler and closer to campus than the Super 8.


The Hilton in Downtown Ithaca is really nice too, and you can at least walk from there to the Law School.



That reminds me. There's also this fun bed and breakfast called the Henry Miller Inn. It's pricier than the other listed options, but I still think it's cheaper than the Statler. And the location can't really be beaten - just a tad above the commons so you can see how the rest of the world lives and then you just walk up the hill to collegetown/campus. IMO, it's a better option than Statler. And the people who run it are really nice and make yummy food/late-night cookies. And there's free parking, but you really wouldn't need your car if you're staying there. Everything's well within walking distance.

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby FlanAl » Tue Jan 24, 2012 11:18 pm

does clermont ever cold call? I'm super sick and pretty over doing the questions in the civ pro reading tonight

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby orderofthings » Tue Jan 24, 2012 11:36 pm

He cold called the first day of class maybe one or two people and then never again as far as I remember. And if he does, A. He won't push you and B. I wouldn't worry about the questions because this is kind of a review (assuming you're doing SMJ) and can half-ass it

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby koalatriste » Thu Jan 26, 2012 7:22 pm

FlanAl wrote:does clermont ever cold call? I'm super sick and pretty over doing the questions in the civ pro reading tonight


mths, could you please share with the class my experiences with Clermont cold calls?

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby KMaine » Thu Jan 26, 2012 7:26 pm

Ask a 3L who had him first semester about his cold calling.

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby koalatriste » Thu Jan 26, 2012 7:27 pm

KMaine wrote:Ask a 3L who had him first semester about his cold calling.


"may I pass?"

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby msblaw89 » Thu Jan 26, 2012 8:26 pm

recent admit... Can any of the 1L, 2L, or 3Ls talk about student life? Do the students make friends with each other? or is kinda everyone does their own thing in isolation

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby FlanAl » Thu Jan 26, 2012 9:22 pm

people do all sorts of fun stuff together, a lot of it consists of aggressive drinking though. you know not like a "hey, we're grad students lets have a mellow drink and intelligent conversation." much more like "beers' are only a dollar at big red barn? good thing I've got 20 bucks in my pocket!" A group of kids went to the hockey game the other night. I know people who have gotten together to go to movies etc. etc.

I'm definitely not the biggest fan of my 1L class but overall everyone is nice and fun to see out at the bar.

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby FlanAl » Thu Jan 26, 2012 9:23 pm

ALSO

anyone going to bring their sweet business cards to the public interest symposia/dinner tomorrow!?!?!?

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby msblaw89 » Thu Jan 26, 2012 9:23 pm

FlanAl wrote:people do all sorts of fun stuff together, a lot of it consists of aggressive drinking though. you know not like a "hey, we're grad students lets have a mellow drink and intelligent conversation." much more like "beers' are only a dollar at big red barn? good thing I've got 20 bucks in my pocket!" A group of kids went to the hockey game the other night. I know people who have gotten together to go to movies etc. etc.

I'm definitely not the biggest fan of my 1L class but overall everyone is nice and fun to see out at the bar.


Not the biggest fan..because?

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby PinkCow » Thu Jan 26, 2012 9:30 pm

FlanAl wrote:ALSO

anyone going to bring their sweet business cards to the public interest symposia/dinner tomorrow!?!?!?


lolwut.

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby johansantana21 » Thu Jan 26, 2012 9:31 pm

FlanAl wrote:ALSO

anyone going to bring their sweet business cards to the public interest symposia/dinner tomorrow!?!?!?


Yeah and I'm also going to write my GPA on it.

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby PinkCow » Thu Jan 26, 2012 9:32 pm

msblaw89 wrote:recent admit... Can any of the 1L, 2L, or 3Ls talk about student life? Do the students make friends with each other? or is kinda everyone does their own thing in isolation


I was personally very surprised with how un-stereotypical student life is. Nobody I knew got their books stolen, sabatoged, etc. Aside from a few loud-mouth aspie kids, everyone's more-or-less normal and social.

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby mths » Fri Jan 27, 2012 1:34 am

johansantana21 wrote:
FlanAl wrote:ALSO

anyone going to bring their sweet business cards to the public interest symposia/dinner tomorrow!?!?!?


Yeah and I'm also going to write my GPA on it.

/golf clap

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby mths » Fri Jan 27, 2012 1:37 am

koalatriste wrote:
FlanAl wrote:does clermont ever cold call? I'm super sick and pretty over doing the questions in the civ pro reading tonight


mths, could you please share with the class my experiences with Clermont cold calls?

OMG THIS IS MY FAVORITE LAW SCHOOL MOMENT

Guest Speaker in Clermont's class calls on koala...hilarity ensues

koala: I would like to invoke claim preclusion on this row because it was called on last class
outraged speaker: do you mean to tell me you will not be answering my question?
koala: *something smart ass essentially meaning that no, he would not in fact be answering*
outraged speaker: do you know that in my day, we would be docked a grade point for not being ready for a cold call
koala: good thing we're not in your day

class: *stunned silence*

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby PinkCow » Fri Jan 27, 2012 8:43 am

That was beautiful.

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby Arbiter213 » Fri Jan 27, 2012 9:11 pm

PinkCow wrote:I was personally very surprised with how un-stereotypical student life is. Nobody I knew got their books stolen, sabatoged, etc. Aside from a few loud-mouth aspie kids, everyone's more-or-less normal and social.


We have feelings to you know :(

FlanAl wrote:people do all sorts of fun stuff together, a lot of it consists of aggressive drinking though. you know not like a "hey, we're grad students lets have a mellow drink and intelligent conversation." much more like "beers' are only a dollar at big red barn? good thing I've got 20 bucks in my pocket!" A group of kids went to the hockey game the other night. I know people who have gotten together to go to movies etc. etc.

I'm definitely not the biggest fan of my 1L class but overall everyone is nice and fun to see out at the bar.



Fuck you too :lol: :lol:

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby Arbiter213 » Fri Jan 27, 2012 9:12 pm

mths wrote:
koalatriste wrote:
FlanAl wrote:does clermont ever cold call? I'm super sick and pretty over doing the questions in the civ pro reading tonight


mths, could you please share with the class my experiences with Clermont cold calls?

OMG THIS IS MY FAVORITE LAW SCHOOL MOMENT

Guest Speaker in Clermont's class calls on koala...hilarity ensues

koala: I would like to invoke claim preclusion on this row because it was called on last class
outraged speaker: do you mean to tell me you will not be answering my question?
koala: *something smart ass essentially meaning that no, he would not in fact be answering*
outraged speaker: do you know that in my day, we would be docked a grade point for not being ready for a cold call
koala: good thing we're not in your day

class: *stunned silence*


:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby FlanAl » Sat Jan 28, 2012 5:02 am

Arbiter213 wrote:
PinkCow wrote:I was personally very surprised with how un-stereotypical student life is. Nobody I knew got their books stolen, sabatoged, etc. Aside from a few loud-mouth aspie kids, everyone's more-or-less normal and social.


We have feelings to you know :(

FlanAl wrote:people do all sorts of fun stuff together, a lot of it consists of aggressive drinking though. you know not like a "hey, we're grad students lets have a mellow drink and intelligent conversation." much more like "beers' are only a dollar at big red barn? good thing I've got 20 bucks in my pocket!" A group of kids went to the hockey game the other night. I know people who have gotten together to go to movies etc. etc.

I'm definitely not the biggest fan of my 1L class but overall everyone is nice and fun to see out at the bar.



Fuck you too :lol: :lol:


haha i hope that we are friends in the non message board world.

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby msblaw89 » Sun Jan 29, 2012 11:40 am

So who do I NOT want to have for Civil Procedure? Clermont?

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby PinkCow » Sun Jan 29, 2012 1:09 pm

msblaw89 wrote:So who do I NOT want to have for Civil Procedure? Clermont?


Both are great, but one is somewhat terrifying. You, however, have no choice, and will likely get both.

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby MAapplicant » Sun Jan 29, 2012 7:55 pm

Do the suites in Hughes Hall have a kitchen? Anyone having any opinions or reviews about living in Hughes Hall your first year?

Also for those people who do not live on campus, is it easy to find a place that allows large dog breeds? (i.e. Great Dane)

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby Arbiter213 » Mon Jan 30, 2012 8:49 pm

PinkCow wrote:
msblaw89 wrote:So who do I NOT want to have for Civil Procedure? Clermont?


Both are great, but one is somewhat terrifying. You, however, have no choice, and will likely get both.Anyone. Civil Procedure is like getting raped in the eye by a runcible spoon.

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby msblaw89 » Mon Jan 30, 2012 10:43 pm

Arbiter213 wrote:
PinkCow wrote:
msblaw89 wrote:So who do I NOT want to have for Civil Procedure? Clermont?


Both are great, but one is somewhat terrifying. You, however, have no choice, and will likely get both.Anyone. Civil Procedure is like getting raped in the eye by a runcible spoon.


I've heard that Civ Pro is a NIGHTMARE from several people now... why? Just the course itself? Or because of the instructors?

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby Arbiter213 » Tue Jan 31, 2012 5:23 pm

msblaw89 wrote:
Arbiter213 wrote:
PinkCow wrote:
msblaw89 wrote:So who do I NOT want to have for Civil Procedure? Clermont?


Both are great, but one is somewhat terrifying. You, however, have no choice, and will likely get both.Anyone. Civil Procedure is like getting raped in the eye by a runcible spoon.


I've heard that Civ Pro is a NIGHTMARE from several people now... why? Just the course itself? Or because of the instructors?


Course itself. I actually really enjoyed Clermont's class.




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