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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby msblaw89 » Tue Oct 30, 2012 6:26 pm

FlanAl wrote:the construction really didn't bug me too much until today. now it really bugs me. mostly just the principle of it. Did they tell class of 2013 or 14 that they were going to do this when we were admitted? It seems like the sort of thing effected classes should have gotten a discount for, the least they could do is give us free coffee more than one day a week.

G90 gets it the worst

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby Arbiter213 » Tue Oct 30, 2012 7:38 pm

msblaw89 wrote:
FlanAl wrote:the construction really didn't bug me too much until today. now it really bugs me. mostly just the principle of it. Did they tell class of 2013 or 14 that they were going to do this when we were admitted? It seems like the sort of thing effected classes should have gotten a discount for, the least they could do is give us free coffee more than one day a week.

G90 gets it the worst


Do you even have classes in there? Literally all of my classes are in G90.

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby FlanAl » Tue Oct 30, 2012 8:12 pm

I have class there in the afternoons and its only been annoying a few times. I'd imagine its worse in the morning. To me its really more the principle of the thing that bugs me, and the greater implications. The earliest email I can find about the construction is from june 2012, it basically just says deal with it.

If it was like other top schools that give their students free coffee everyday, have way more frequent and bigger bar tabs, give away free clothing etc. I probably wouldn't be too bugged, but its just an example of their "just deal with it" attitude. I've been bitching about this stuff ever since I came, but the construction makes me more bitter about all of it.

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby msblaw89 » Wed Oct 31, 2012 7:41 pm

Arbiter213 wrote:
msblaw89 wrote:
FlanAl wrote:the construction really didn't bug me too much until today. now it really bugs me. mostly just the principle of it. Did they tell class of 2013 or 14 that they were going to do this when we were admitted? It seems like the sort of thing effected classes should have gotten a discount for, the least they could do is give us free coffee more than one day a week.

G90 gets it the worst


Do you even have classes in there? Literally all of my classes are in G90.


Yes....2

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby Arbiter213 » Thu Nov 01, 2012 12:02 am

msblaw89 wrote:
Arbiter213 wrote:
msblaw89 wrote:
FlanAl wrote:the construction really didn't bug me too much until today. now it really bugs me. mostly just the principle of it. Did they tell class of 2013 or 14 that they were going to do this when we were admitted? It seems like the sort of thing effected classes should have gotten a discount for, the least they could do is give us free coffee more than one day a week.

G90 gets it the worst


Do you even have classes in there? Literally all of my classes are in G90.


Yes....2


Construction noise must be worse in the mornings.

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby ilovethelaw » Sun Nov 11, 2012 3:39 pm

do cornell law students blaze?

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby Lacepiece23 » Sun Nov 11, 2012 4:16 pm

ilovethelaw wrote:do cornell law students blaze?


yes

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby redsox550 » Sun Nov 11, 2012 6:58 pm

Professors give out practice problems, and ive heard that certain professors have released old tests to a particular class that are not available online or elsewhere. Any 2L's or 3L's have any of these and are willing to share?

even practice exams available online that people have filled out and answered i would find extremely helpful.

Will gladly bribe with a 6 pack of beer for any help

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby BullShitWithBravado » Wed Nov 14, 2012 6:25 pm

Lacepiece23 wrote:
ilovethelaw wrote:do cornell law students blaze?


yes


There are at least six head shops in the commons (aka downtown Ithaca). If you ever visit, you can check out live glassblowing at some of the shops.

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby muddup » Fri Nov 23, 2012 11:14 pm

Do these professors give out As? one or several?

Meyler
Heise
Clermont
Eisenberg
Mooney

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby Lacepiece23 » Fri Nov 23, 2012 11:30 pm

muddup wrote:Do these professors give out As? one or several?

Meyler
Heise
Clermont
Eisenberg
Mooney


just go look at the grade distribution chart available at the registrar. Its in a binder and will tell you all you need to know.

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby redsox550 » Fri Nov 30, 2012 9:55 am

EISENBERG- i know he copies hillmans test format (and content) but does he do the same thing as hillman, and give u an alloted amount of time for multiple choice, then takes away the mutliple choice, then gives u essay. or does he just give u both at same time and u free to allocate time as u wish?

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby Arbiter213 » Fri Nov 30, 2012 10:43 am

redsox550 wrote:EISENBERG- i know he copies hillmans test format (and content) but does he do the same thing as hillman, and give u an alloted amount of time for multiple choice, then takes away the mutliple choice, then gives u essay. or does he just give u both at same time and u free to allocate time as u wish?


He didn't last year.

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby redsox550 » Fri Nov 30, 2012 10:50 am

Arbiter213 wrote:
redsox550 wrote:EISENBERG- i know he copies hillmans test format (and content) but does he do the same thing as hillman, and give u an alloted amount of time for multiple choice, then takes away the mutliple choice, then gives u essay. or does he just give u both at same time and u free to allocate time as u wish?


He didn't last year.


he didnt do what last year?
he gave them at same time?

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby Arbiter213 » Fri Nov 30, 2012 11:36 am

redsox550 wrote:
Arbiter213 wrote:
redsox550 wrote:EISENBERG- i know he copies hillmans test format (and content) but does he do the same thing as hillman, and give u an alloted amount of time for multiple choice, then takes away the mutliple choice, then gives u essay. or does he just give u both at same time and u free to allocate time as u wish?


He didn't last year.


he didnt do what last year?
he gave them at same time?


Correct, to the best of my recollection.

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby redsox550 » Fri Nov 30, 2012 11:47 am

thanks for the answer. one more, did eisenber include multiple choice on topics that were not covered in his class. for instance, he wrote on our sylabus that "warranties" were "omitted" as well as much of statute of fruads. did he still test on the information not covered in class?

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby FlanAl » Fri Nov 30, 2012 11:57 am

If I'm not mistaken, last year was his first time teaching contracts so there's a chance he might have written his own test this time around. Just something to be aware of.

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby Arbiter213 » Fri Nov 30, 2012 12:08 pm

FlanAl wrote:If I'm not mistaken, last year was his first time teaching contracts so there's a chance he might have written his own test this time around. Just something to be aware of.


Truth.

As for warranties and statute of frauds being omitted... I still remember the look of disbelief and horror on Hillman's face when we told him that the first week of spring.

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby redsox550 » Fri Nov 30, 2012 12:11 pm

based off his conduct this semester im pretty sure hes going to be doing the same thing. i think he even said hes using hillmans Q's

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby redsox550 » Fri Nov 30, 2012 12:14 pm

in fact if i was a betting man (which i am) i would bet money he uses basically the same test he gave u guys last year. so any remebered Q's or anything, wiould be awesome

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby BullShitWithBravado » Fri Nov 30, 2012 12:25 pm

Check out the hypos in the hillman hornbook. It may be useful to just put them right in your outline.

Also, there will be at least one mention of Alice, her piano, and Ajax Constructions.

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby redsox550 » Fri Nov 30, 2012 12:39 pm

lol. ill literaly copy the honbook hypos and if he asks the same Q ill verbatim hornbook back that shit

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby gabriella97 » Fri Nov 30, 2012 12:40 pm

How is Cornell graduates' job placements last year? What percentage of graduates lands in biglaw?

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby Arbiter213 » Fri Nov 30, 2012 12:40 pm

gabriella97 wrote:How is Cornell graduates' job placements last year? What percentage of graduates lands in biglaw?


Last year was something like 65%. This year we're looking more like 70-75%.

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby HBBJohnStamos » Fri Nov 30, 2012 1:41 pm

redsox550 wrote:thanks for the answer. one more, did eisenber include multiple choice on topics that were not covered in his class. for instance, he wrote on our sylabus that "warranties" were "omitted" as well as much of statute of fruads. did he still test on the information not covered in class?


He said in class that he wouldn't.

Arbiter213 wrote:
gabriella97 wrote:How is Cornell graduates' job placements last year? What percentage of graduates lands in biglaw?


Last year was something like 65%. This year we're looking more like 70-75%.


Is this in reference to the classes of 2012 and 13?




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