NYU 2012

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Re: NYU 2012

Post by mwazaumoja » Thu Aug 13, 2009 1:45 am

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Re: NYU 2012

Post by LjakW » Thu Aug 13, 2009 7:27 am

Belili wrote:Section 5 lawyering 17, and also thrilled about Epstein. The other profs seem to be rated highly as well.

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Re: NYU 2012

Post by red_sox » Thu Aug 13, 2009 10:38 am

dbt wrote:
sophie316 wrote:
dbt wrote:Nevermind I'm dumb and I found the class schedule in Albert, though I still don't see my section #.
Last number of your class numbers.
Ah thank you much. I'm in Section 1 then...it isn't looking too good. Apart from Issacharoff (who almost makes up for everything with across the board praise) the course evals make it sound like my professors are either hard, anti-social, or both. :|
Section 1 here too.

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Re: NYU 2012

Post by novaman3 » Thu Aug 13, 2009 12:54 pm

Is there a reason that I'm "not allowed" to see Arthur Miller's civpro evaluation?

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Re: NYU 2012

Post by LjakW » Thu Aug 13, 2009 1:00 pm

novaman3 wrote:Is there a reason that I'm "not allowed" to see Arthur Miller's civpro evaluation?
I think the evals from this past spring are not available yet.

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Re: NYU 2012

Post by esypek » Thu Aug 13, 2009 2:21 pm

I'm section 2 - anyone else not have a teacher listed for contracts yet? I'd be down for a night out in NY to meet up before orientation.

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Re: NYU 2012

Post by ezpar » Thu Aug 13, 2009 2:29 pm

Should we just set up a date? How about next Monday? Somewhere near NYU? Would that work for everyone else in NYC already?

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Re: NYU 2012

Post by red_sox » Thu Aug 13, 2009 2:30 pm

ezpar wrote:Should we just set up a date? How about next Monday? Somewhere near NYU? Would that work for everyone else in NYC already?
I would be on for that.

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Re: NYU 2012

Post by asaunde2 » Thu Aug 13, 2009 2:41 pm

Section 2 here as well, and nope, they have not yet posted who our Contracts prof is. At least we already have a syllabus for Torts though...
Also, you can read Miller's evaluations for Procedure for any term other than last year, and there is a few up there. Just search for his name and then click on the icon in the Results column for one of the listed courses. Most people seem to think pretty highly of him.

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Re: NYU 2012

Post by ezpar » Thu Aug 13, 2009 2:44 pm

red_sox wrote:
ezpar wrote:Should we just set up a date? How about next Monday? Somewhere near NYU? Would that work for everyone else in NYC already?
I would be on for that.
I'm glad I won't be the only Red Sox fan here. What an awful weekend we just had.

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Re: NYU 2012

Post by novaman3 » Thu Aug 13, 2009 2:47 pm

asaunde2 wrote:Section 2 here as well, and nope, they have not yet posted who our Contracts prof is. At least we already have a syllabus for Torts though...
Also, you can read Miller's evaluations for Procedure for any term other than last year, and there is a few up there. Just search for his name and then click on the icon in the Results column for one of the listed courses. Most people seem to think pretty highly of him.
Thanks for the tip. When I saw that I had Arthur Miller, I thought that name sounded familiar. I now recall why:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=32tS4jPTL54

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Re: NYU 2012

Post by sophie316 » Thu Aug 13, 2009 2:54 pm

I'd be down for Monday

also why did I decide to tale te boat to ikea on such a gross day...

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Re: NYU 2012

Post by ezpar » Thu Aug 13, 2009 4:02 pm

sophie316 wrote:I'd be down for Monday

also why did I decide to tale te boat to ikea on such a gross day...
I had to trek out there twice last week. It was almost worth it for the yummy food.

So far there's three of us for Monday. Any suggestions for bars? I know nothing about this city.

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Re: NYU 2012

Post by mwazaumoja » Thu Aug 13, 2009 4:34 pm

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All the deals on drinks in NYC you could ask for.

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Re: NYU 2012

Post by Belili » Thu Aug 13, 2009 4:37 pm

ezpar wrote:
red_sox wrote:
ezpar wrote:Should we just set up a date? How about next Monday? Somewhere near NYU? Would that work for everyone else in NYC already?
I would be on for that.
I'm glad I won't be the only Red Sox fan here. What an awful weekend we just had.
Sox fan myself, you're not alone.

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Re: NYU 2012

Post by red_sox » Thu Aug 13, 2009 5:33 pm

ezpar wrote:
red_sox wrote:
ezpar wrote:Should we just set up a date? How about next Monday? Somewhere near NYU? Would that work for everyone else in NYC already?
I would be on for that.
I'm glad I won't be the only Red Sox fan here. What an awful weekend we just had.
Yes, not fun - but at least the Sox are still several games up against them for the season.

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Re: NYU 2012

Post by zanda » Fri Aug 14, 2009 10:23 pm

Belili wrote:Section 5 lawyering 17, and also thrilled about Epstein. The other profs seem to be rated highly as well.
I'm section 5 lawyering 17 as well... sweet life

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Re: NYU 2012

Post by uclabruins » Sat Aug 15, 2009 11:56 am

The book list for Fall semester is out: https://www.bookstores.nyu.edu/WKSCRIPT ... ER.PROCESS

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Re: NYU 2012

Post by aguyingeorgia » Sat Aug 15, 2009 2:39 pm

Geez, there goes my food money. :shock:

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Re: NYU 2012

Post by novaman3 » Sat Aug 15, 2009 4:03 pm

uclabruins wrote:The book list for Fall semester is out: https://www.bookstores.nyu.edu/WKSCRIPT ... ER.PROCESS
Just to let you guys know that this list is incomplete. The list that came up was missing the required reader for my torts class.

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Re: NYU 2012

Post by anonymous_dude » Sat Aug 15, 2009 4:12 pm

In theory, the booklist has all the books we need to order, correct? Only one of my professors (Epstein) has posted a syllabus ...

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Re: NYU 2012

Post by Belili » Sat Aug 15, 2009 5:35 pm

Epstein's books are cheaper elsewhere... I'm just a bit worried about buying these online. If they get there too early - Mercer/Dag sends them back. If they get there too late - epic fail.

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Re: NYU 2012

Post by ambiguous applicant » Sat Aug 15, 2009 6:08 pm

Where can one find these books cheaper than the bookstore? Even the used ones seem roughly the same price online

And what do you guys think about getting older editions?
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Re: NYU 2012

Post by ezpar » Sat Aug 15, 2009 6:21 pm

I'm ordering a few from B&N, but several of them aren't even available for sale online yet - my Civ Pro casebook (which is probably the same one everyone else is using) just came out last month, so it looks like we have to buy it at the bookstore. Fail.

This is what I put together this morning. I may have overlooked some things but I'm pretty sure this is right. I'm in Section 3 btw.

Contract Law and Theory – Scott – $129 – on B&N for $103
Restatement/UCC - $47.50 – must buy at NYU

Legal Writing in Plain English – Garner - $16 – on B&N and Amazon for $10
Basic Legal Research – $72 – must buy at NYU
Lawyering by the Book - $24.50 – must buy at NYU
Uniform System of Citation Bluebook - $27 – must buy at NYU

Torts – Epstein - $154 – bought on B&N for $130
Tort Law – Essentials - $37 – bought on B&N for $37

Civil Procedure 10E – Friedenthal - $157 – must buy at NYU
2009 Case Supplement for Civ Pro - $37 – must buy at NYU


edit: I only checked B&N and Amazon. I didn't look at half.com or anything - at least for the first semester I'm looking to get my books new.

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Re: NYU 2012

Post by ambiguous applicant » Sat Aug 15, 2009 6:37 pm

For those who don't mind getting used books, campusi.com is great for comparing several different stores

Seriously? What are you waiting for?

Now there's a charge.
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