NYU 2012

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Re: NYU 2012

Post by sophie316 » Mon Aug 24, 2009 6:29 pm

Ok I officially hate NYU for throwing an open bar party the night before requiring me to be up and cogent at like 8am.

Party was fun though.

Kinda ready for orientation to be done I have to admit...

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Re: NYU 2012

Post by aguyingeorgia » Mon Aug 24, 2009 8:04 pm

sophie316 wrote:Ok I officially hate NYU for throwing an open bar party the night before requiring me to be up and cogent at like 8am.

Party was fun though.

Kinda ready for orientation to be done I have to admit...
But what about lunch? I love lunch!

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Re: NYU 2012

Post by zanda » Mon Aug 24, 2009 8:08 pm

aguyingeorgia wrote:
sophie316 wrote:Ok I officially hate NYU for throwing an open bar party the night before requiring me to be up and cogent at like 8am.

Party was fun though.

Kinda ready for orientation to be done I have to admit...
But what about lunch? I love lunch!
plus 1.5 hours tomorrow about the exclusionary rule... kinda crazy the amount of time we've spent on it considering classes haven't started. in general sitting in Tishman has gotten old...3 and a half hours total of that tomorrow.

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Re: NYU 2012

Post by spondee » Mon Aug 24, 2009 9:36 pm

zanda wrote:plus 1.5 hours tomorrow about the exclusionary rule... kinda crazy the amount of time we've spent on it considering classes haven't started. in general sitting in Tishman has gotten old...3 and a half hours total of that tomorrow.
Yes! But after tomorrow we're free... to do homework.

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Re: NYU 2012

Post by sophie316 » Mon Aug 24, 2009 10:49 pm

spondee wrote:
zanda wrote:plus 1.5 hours tomorrow about the exclusionary rule... kinda crazy the amount of time we've spent on it considering classes haven't started. in general sitting in Tishman has gotten old...3 and a half hours total of that tomorrow.
Yes! But after tomorrow we're free... to do homework.
Yah my profs def don't seem to believe in easing us in. So much reading for just this week!

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Re: NYU 2012

Post by idontwearskinnyjeans » Tue Aug 25, 2009 4:20 pm

I can't believe orientation finished. Good luck everyone.

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Re: NYU 2012

Post by zanda » Thu Aug 27, 2009 12:35 pm

civ pro was pretty awesome

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Re: NYU 2012

Post by LjakW » Thu Aug 27, 2009 1:00 pm

zanda wrote:civ pro was pretty awesome
Which prof?

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Re: NYU 2012

Post by zanda » Thu Aug 27, 2009 4:24 pm

LjakW wrote:
zanda wrote:civ pro was pretty awesome
Which prof?
mckenzie

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Re: NYU 2012

Post by badfish » Thu Aug 27, 2009 5:21 pm

I have hershkoff and she seems pretty cool.

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Re: NYU 2012

Post by sophie316 » Thu Aug 27, 2009 5:31 pm

zanda wrote:
LjakW wrote:
zanda wrote:civ pro was pretty awesome
Which prof?
mckenzie
I'm a pretty big fan of all our professors.

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Re: NYU 2012

Post by novaman3 » Thu Aug 27, 2009 7:04 pm

I have Arthur Miller for CivPro and we will be talking about Pennoyer v. Neff on Monday. That's about as bad as it gets.

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Re: NYU 2012

Post by sophie316 » Thu Aug 27, 2009 11:11 pm

novaman3 wrote:I have Arthur Miller for CivPro and we will be talking about Pennoyer v. Neff on Monday. That's about as bad as it gets.
Pennoyer v Neff had me on the verge of hurling myself out of the window last night.

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Re: NYU 2012

Post by zanda » Thu Aug 27, 2009 11:16 pm

sophie316 wrote:
novaman3 wrote:I have Arthur Miller for CivPro and we will be talking about Pennoyer v. Neff on Monday. That's about as bad as it gets.
Pennoyer v Neff had me on the verge of hurling myself out of the window last night.
The 60 pages of contracts (which apparently was only really 50 but I didn't get the memo) had me wanting to hurl self.

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Re: NYU 2012

Post by badfish » Thu Aug 27, 2009 11:20 pm

sophie316 wrote:
novaman3 wrote:I have Arthur Miller for CivPro and we will be talking about Pennoyer v. Neff on Monday. That's about as bad as it gets.
Pennoyer v Neff had me on the verge of hurling myself out of the window last night.
Funny, I felt the same way ... except I was reading St. Peter v Pioneer Theatre.

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Re: NYU 2012

Post by mwazaumoja » Fri Aug 28, 2009 8:20 am

Coming from an undergrad where I could easily read 100 pages of Lit and 20 pages of econ in one night, I've never been so confounded by having to spend an hour reading one 8 page opinion, and then spending the next hour briefing it.

Granted these are slight exaggerations, but I think it gets across the point of law school pretty well. I just keep telling myself it'll all become clear in the coming weeks.

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Re: NYU 2012

Post by spondee » Fri Aug 28, 2009 2:41 pm

mwazaumoja wrote:Coming from an undergrad where I could easily read 100 pages of Lit and 20 pages of econ in one night, I've never been so confounded by having to spend an hour reading one 8 page opinion, and then spending the next hour briefing it.
True story. :cry:

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Re: NYU 2012

Post by ezpar » Fri Aug 28, 2009 3:48 pm

sophie316 wrote:
novaman3 wrote:I have Arthur Miller for CivPro and we will be talking about Pennoyer v. Neff on Monday. That's about as bad as it gets.
Pennoyer v Neff had me on the verge of hurling myself out of the window last night.
I just read it. What a nightmare.

I don't even want to try to brief it. Maybe this case is the point "after a week or two" where most students drop briefing, haha.

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Re: NYU 2012

Post by sophie316 » Fri Aug 28, 2009 3:50 pm

ezpar wrote:
sophie316 wrote:
novaman3 wrote:I have Arthur Miller for CivPro and we will be talking about Pennoyer v. Neff on Monday. That's about as bad as it gets.
Pennoyer v Neff had me on the verge of hurling myself out of the window last night.
I just read it. What a nightmare.

I don't even want to try to brief it. Maybe this case is the point "after a week or two" where most students drop briefing, haha.
--LinkRemoved-- pretty much saved my life in understand what the hell happened.

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Re: NYU 2012

Post by underdawg » Sat Aug 29, 2009 3:45 pm

just truck through pennoyer, guys

it's actually not important at all, you'll see
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Re: NYU 2012

Post by ihatelaw » Mon Nov 02, 2009 6:02 pm

Does anyone know anything about Jose Alvarez? Anything good or bad?

What about Barry Friedman?

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Re: NYU 2012

Post by sophie316 » Wed Nov 04, 2009 11:34 pm

ihatelaw wrote:Does anyone know anything about Jose Alvarez? Anything good or bad?

What about Barry Friedman?
You should check out the course evaluations. Alvarez hasn't taught 1L int. law before but there are some reviews of other courses. I've heard he's good. Friedman;s class is meant to be good, but pretty intense and reading heavy.

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Re: NYU 2012

Post by underdawg » Tue Nov 17, 2009 5:03 am

friedman is awesome, but a bunch of work. best prof i've had here but he's also kinda tough (i.e. know your shit when he calls on you)
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Re: NYU 2012

Post by StarsOfTheLid » Thu Dec 24, 2009 2:40 pm

So any idea when grades come in?

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Re: NYU 2012

Post by LjakW » Thu Dec 24, 2009 2:58 pm

No clue about when they usually come in, but the deadline for 1L grades seems to be Jan. 15 this year.

Seriously? What are you waiting for?

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