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Re: Is there peer grading in law schools?

Postby MrKappus » Tue May 10, 2011 12:00 am

student wrote:Peer grading is when students in the class grade other students in the class.


Did you eat lead paint chips as a child? No there isn't peer grading in law school, or even any undergrad that I've ever heard of. What kind of BS hippie school are you coming from?

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Re: Is there peer grading in law schools?

Postby kaiser » Tue May 10, 2011 12:01 am

Surely you can't be serious
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Re: Is there peer grading in law schools?

Postby sundance95 » Tue May 10, 2011 12:02 am

Reed? But they have no grades at all.

"I know you got a crocodile in spelling, but this has gone too far."

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Re: Is there peer grading in law schools?

Postby student » Tue May 10, 2011 12:03 am

i heard that there was, i was just checking

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Re: Is there peer grading in law schools?

Postby krasivaya » Tue May 10, 2011 12:04 am

student wrote:Peer grading is when students in the class grade other students in the class.


:lol:

Peer grading + forced curve = everyone's a bitch.

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Re: Is there peer grading in law schools?

Postby dpk711 » Tue May 10, 2011 12:07 am

In all seriousness you're neither a funny nor intelligent troll.

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Re: Is there peer grading in law schools?

Postby Cupidity » Tue May 10, 2011 12:08 am

student wrote:i heard that there was, i was just checking


No you didnt. You misheard

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Re: Is there peer grading in law schools?

Postby dr123 » Tue May 10, 2011 12:09 am

sundance95 wrote:Reed? But they have no grades at all.

"I know you got a crocodile in spelling, but this has gone too far."



Um, what? Reed gives out letter grades, dude

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Re: Is there peer grading in law schools?

Postby dpk711 » Tue May 10, 2011 12:10 am

student wrote:i heard that there was, i was just checking

I also heard that I'll make millions and live in a 6-story mansion if I become a lawyer.

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Re: Is there peer grading in law schools?

Postby ArchRoark » Tue May 10, 2011 12:34 am

dr123 wrote:
sundance95 wrote:Reed? But they have no grades at all.

"I know you got a crocodile in spelling, but this has gone too far."



Um, what? Reed gives out letter grades, dude

Maybe he is thinking about Evergreen College.

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Re: Is there peer grading in law schools?

Postby jmill » Tue May 10, 2011 12:44 am

dpk711 wrote:
student wrote:i heard that there was, i was just checking

I also heard that I'll make millions and live in a 6-story mansion if I become a lawyer.


Models & Bottles?

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Re: Is there peer grading in law schools?

Postby Bobeo » Tue May 10, 2011 2:00 am

dpk711 wrote:
student wrote:i heard that there was, i was just checking

I also heard that I'll make millions and live in a 6-story mansion if I become a lawyer.


Actually I read once that in their lifetime, a college graduate will make $1 million more than someone who does not graduate from college.

I would assume that, on average, law school grads make more than their undergrad only counterparts.

So, making "millions" isn't out of the realm of possibility.

jmill wrote:Models & Bottles?


Yes.

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Re: Is there peer grading in law schools?

Postby Unitas » Tue May 10, 2011 7:37 am

Law Schools (at least mine) do have forms of peer grading but never students from in the same class. For LRW assignments a writing fellow (usually a 2L or 3L) grades everything except for the final exams (final makes up 80% of the course grade) and Mock trial, Moot Court, and Journals (including the main one) students grade the submissions and choose who makes it.

So there is some forms of peer grading, but the most important grades for classes are always done by professors in my experience.

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Re: Is there peer grading in law schools?

Postby sundance95 » Tue May 10, 2011 10:16 am

dr123 wrote:
sundance95 wrote:Reed? But they have no grades at all.

"I know you got a crocodile in spelling, but this has gone too far."



Um, what? Reed gives out letter grades, dude

Is it that they don't tell you what they are until you graduate? I had family that really wanted to go there and I swear that there was something strange about Reed's grading, but I could be wrong.

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Re: Is there peer grading in law schools?

Postby Patriot1208 » Tue May 10, 2011 11:51 am

sundance95 wrote:
dr123 wrote:
sundance95 wrote:Reed? But they have no grades at all.

"I know you got a crocodile in spelling, but this has gone too far."



Um, what? Reed gives out letter grades, dude

Is it that they don't tell you what they are until you graduate? I had family that really wanted to go there and I swear that there was something strange about Reed's grading, but I could be wrong.

Apparently that is what it is. Fucking weird.

Reed Grading Reports wrote:Students are encouraged to focus on learning, not
on grades. Students are evaluated rigorously, and
semester grades are filed with the registrar, but by
tradition, students do not receive standard grade
reports. Papers and exams are generally returned to
students with lengthy comments but without
grades affixed.

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Re: Is there peer grading in law schools?

Postby Patriot1208 » Tue May 10, 2011 11:52 am

Bobeo wrote:
dpk711 wrote:
student wrote:i heard that there was, i was just checking

I also heard that I'll make millions and live in a 6-story mansion if I become a lawyer.


Actually I read once that in their lifetime, a college graduate will make $1 million more than someone who does not graduate from college.

I would assume that, on average, law school grads make more than their undergrad only counterparts.

So, making "millions" isn't out of the realm of possibility.


Making 7 figures over a lifetime, sure. But you clearly knew that isn't what he was talking about. Making millions yearly, is out of the realm of probability.

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Re: Is there peer grading in law schools?

Postby chup » Wed May 11, 2011 3:10 am

PSA: abuse of the report post feature can get you banned.

In unrelated news, student is banned for a week.

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Re: Is there peer grading in law schools?

Postby Lawquacious » Wed May 11, 2011 3:26 am

MrKappus wrote:
student wrote:Peer grading is when students in the class grade other students in the class.


Did you eat lead paint chips as a child? No there isn't peer grading in law school, or even any undergrad that I've ever heard of. What kind of BS hippie school are you coming from?



Not to be harsh or anything though... :lol:

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Re: Is there peer grading in law schools?

Postby Lawquacious » Wed May 11, 2011 3:28 am

student wrote:Peer grading is when students in the class grade other students in the class.



Nope, but sometimes I think we'd be just as well off if it did work this way....

OTOH, I did have one class where 2Ls were given my work to review and comment on, but it was a pass/fail assignment...

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Re: Is there peer grading in law schools?

Postby mths » Wed May 11, 2011 3:28 am

chup wrote:PSA: abuse of the report post feature can get you banned.

In unrelated news, student is banned for a week.

why do you ruin everything?

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Re: Is there peer grading in law schools?

Postby Lawquacious » Wed May 11, 2011 3:31 am

Patriot1208 wrote:
sundance95 wrote:
dr123 wrote:
sundance95 wrote:Reed? But they have no grades at all.

"I know you got a crocodile in spelling, but this has gone too far."



Um, what? Reed gives out letter grades, dude

Is it that they don't tell you what they are until you graduate? I had family that really wanted to go there and I swear that there was something strange about Reed's grading, but I could be wrong.

Apparently that is what it is. Fucking weird.

Reed Grading Reports wrote:Students are encouraged to focus on learning, not
on grades. Students are evaluated rigorously, and
semester grades are filed with the registrar, but by
tradition, students do not receive standard grade
reports. Papers and exams are generally returned to
students with lengthy comments but without
grades affixed.



I went to Reed for a while... Definitely not the ideal undergrad to go to if you are interested in law school (unless you are a true f-ing genius). The main distinction that I am aware of about the grading at Reed is that it is very deflated compared with other schools. In my experience, a 3.2 at Reed was as hard or harder to get than 3.6/3.7 at other colleges (I went to 3 undergrads).

OTOH, I think it is kind of cool that Reed really does put an emphasis on learning for the sake of learning. It is a very intellectually stimulating place (though perhaps too much emphasis is put on intellectual pursuits). Reed stopped reporting to US News a number of years ago because they thought the rankings are BS. It screwed them in UG rankings, but their median SAT score was above 1400 last time I checked, so they still attract some of the best students. Also, I think the fact that both Steve Jobs and Christopher Langan (supposedly the worlds highest current IQ, or one of them) attended there is pretty cool.

Maybe eventually some top law schools will stop reporting to US News...
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Re: Is there peer grading in law schools?

Postby chup » Wed May 11, 2011 3:32 am

mths wrote:
chup wrote:PSA: abuse of the report post feature can get you banned.

In unrelated news, student is banned for a week.

why do you ruin everything?

I'm a mod, so I automatically derive great pleasure in being a wet blanket.

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Re: Is there peer grading in law schools?

Postby mths » Wed May 11, 2011 4:18 am

chup wrote:
mths wrote:
chup wrote:PSA: abuse of the report post feature can get you banned.

In unrelated news, student is banned for a week.

why do you ruin everything?

I'm a mod, so I automatically derive great pleasure in being a wet blanket.

womp womp




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