Texas Class of 2012

(housing, friendships, future exams, all things 2012)
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Re: Texas Class of 2012

Post by OperaAttorney » Wed Jul 29, 2009 3:27 pm

YoungFella wrote:Daico - thanks a lot for the help. I am so excited about all of this. I feel much more up to speed now.

Also, I chose The Merchant of Venice as my book discussion group...anyone else do the same?
I'm deciding between The Merchant of Venice (with Cohen & Sager) and Lawyerland (with William Fobarth). Maybe we'll be in the same section.

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Re: Texas Class of 2012

Post by Esc » Wed Jul 29, 2009 7:48 pm

Forbath looks like a really interesting individual, but the topic (Lawyerland) looks less so. I've read enough about what being a lawyer is "really like." I'm more interested in reading a book that actually goes into a current, relevant discussion on the law.

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Re: Texas Class of 2012

Post by OperaAttorney » Wed Jul 29, 2009 7:49 pm

Esc wrote:Forbath looks like a really interesting individual, but the topic (Lawyerland) looks less so. I've read enough about what being a lawyer is "really like." I'm more interested in reading a book that actually goes into a current, relevant discussion on the law.
Yeah. I like Fobarth. I don't like the idea of reading LAWYERLAND.

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Re: Texas Class of 2012

Post by OperaAttorney » Thu Jul 30, 2009 10:58 am

SECTION ASSIGNMENT PREDICTIONS

Section 1
Esc
SSDD
Snooker

Section 2
OperaAttorney
JazzOne


Section 3
BlackKnight
Daico


Section 4
Penni_Rose
ArtVandelay


Any thoughts? :lol:

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Re: Texas Class of 2012

Post by mpar » Thu Jul 30, 2009 11:44 am

I suppose I haven't been around long enough to get the humor above ^^?

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Re: Texas Class of 2012

Post by blackknight » Thu Jul 30, 2009 12:11 pm

I chose going broke. I was thinking about doing Johnsons book just because he teaches tax which i know I'll be taking at some point, but I have a problem with professors who want you to buy their own book.
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BlackKnight
Daico
Not sure if this is a good section, havent really looked at the different ones. Figured there was no use in looking into things I cant control, but it will be interesting to see how well you predicted.

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Re: Texas Class of 2012

Post by Daico » Thu Jul 30, 2009 12:19 pm

mpar wrote:I suppose I haven't been around long enough to get the humor above ^^?
If there's a joke to it, I don't get it either.

That said, I hope I don't get Mullenix for CivPro, I've heard terrible things.

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Re: Texas Class of 2012

Post by OperaAttorney » Thu Jul 30, 2009 12:24 pm

Daico wrote:
mpar wrote:I suppose I haven't been around long enough to get the humor above ^^?
If there's a joke to it, I don't get it either.

That said, I hope I don't get Mullenix for CivPro, I've heard terrible things.
No big joke. I was bored, so I thought I'd make up a silly chart. I don't think Esc will like where I put him. But I didn't put myself in a "good" section either.

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Re: Texas Class of 2012

Post by Esc » Thu Jul 30, 2009 2:25 pm

I would love to be in Section 1. But I don't get the chart :|

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Re: Texas Class of 2012

Post by penni_rose » Thu Jul 30, 2009 2:29 pm

OperaAttorney wrote:
No big joke. I was bored, so I thought I'd make up a silly chart. I don't think Esc will like where I put him. But I didn't put myself in a "good" section either.
I'm not a terribly big fan of where you put me either, but, honestly it's all chance. There's no way to tell which group we will get, and I probably shouldn't have as strong of a preference as I do... I really need to know now. I'd like to pick up my books for class, but I'd have to go Monday and there's really no chance I'll be able to do that anyway.

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Re: Texas Class of 2012

Post by jaxon05 » Thu Jul 30, 2009 10:34 pm

Hey all!

I haven't been on this board in a really long time...but I'm really excited about starting school and meeting all of you at orientation.

I chose Picking Cotton because the true story that it revolves around is really compelling...I have already started reading it and I can't put it down! Also I think that the Actual Innocence clinic is really interesting, and I'd love to hear what Dowling has to say about the subject of actual innocence. Anyone else doing this one?

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Re: Texas Class of 2012

Post by mpar » Fri Jul 31, 2009 8:58 am

Would the bulk of yall be in town in time for a Aug 7th Happy Hour? That's next Friday

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Re: Texas Class of 2012

Post by penni_rose » Fri Jul 31, 2009 11:18 am

mpar wrote:Would the bulk of yall be in town in time for a Aug 7th Happy Hour? That's next Friday
I'll be out of town with sick grandma. Can get together any time after the 11th though.

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Re: Texas Class of 2012

Post by Cogito » Fri Jul 31, 2009 11:34 am

mpar wrote:Would the bulk of yall be in town in time for a Aug 7th Happy Hour? That's next Friday
8/11 and on are probably good for me aswell

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Re: Texas Class of 2012

Post by OperaAttorney » Fri Jul 31, 2009 1:16 pm

mpar wrote:Would the bulk of yall be in town in time for a Aug 7th Happy Hour? That's next Friday
I arrive on 8/18. I hope there's at least one get-together after I arrive.

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Re: Texas Class of 2012

Post by Alta » Fri Jul 31, 2009 2:07 pm

mpar wrote:Would the bulk of yall be in town in time for a Aug 7th Happy Hour? That's next Friday
I get in around the 14-15, would love to get together after that.

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Re: Texas Class of 2012

Post by blackknight » Fri Jul 31, 2009 2:38 pm

Just finished packing up my car so I should be there within a day since Im driving the entire way in one shot.

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Re: Texas Class of 2012

Post by OperaAttorney » Fri Jul 31, 2009 2:40 pm

blackknight wrote:Just finished packing up my car so I should be there within a day since Im driving the entire way in one shot.
Have a safe trip!

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Re: Texas Class of 2012

Post by YoungFella » Fri Jul 31, 2009 3:44 pm

I'll be there on 8/14.

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Re: Texas Class of 2012

Post by mpar » Fri Jul 31, 2009 4:03 pm

OK happy hour at the McCormick and schmick on congress and 4th at 5pm next Friday. I'll post it to the facebook group, too. I'm sure well have some people come and just have to have another the next week for the rest.

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Re: Texas Class of 2012

Post by longhornnyc » Fri Jul 31, 2009 4:39 pm

I'll be in on the 14th from NYC. Can't wait to be back in Texas.

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Re: Texas Class of 2012

Post by YoungFella » Fri Jul 31, 2009 4:50 pm

longhornnyc wrote:I'll be in on the 14th from NYC. Can't wait to be back in Texas.
I'm coming from NYC too. What part?

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Re: Texas Class of 2012

Post by Esc » Fri Jul 31, 2009 6:00 pm

I just received the invitation to join the Board of Advocates organization. They appear to be the student org for people interested in advocacy, mock trial, moot court, etc.

Anyone have any opinions on if joining is worth it? I'm planning to focus more on clinics and journals, rather than moot court, so I'm kind of leaning against joining.

Countbiz? RatRatRat? What say you?

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Re: Texas Class of 2012

Post by TheIdiot » Fri Jul 31, 2009 6:20 pm

For those who know:

Do the shuttle drivers ever check/ask for a UT ID? I've been on it a few times w/my Dad and wife (non UT students) and we've never paid. When my wife boarded the other day and tried to pay, they essentially told her not to. Is this because they assume she's a student or is the shuttle just free for everyone?

P.S. Austin rules !!

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Re: Texas Class of 2012

Post by Daico » Fri Jul 31, 2009 6:43 pm

TheIdiot wrote:For those who know:

Do the shuttle drivers ever check/ask for a UT ID? I've been on it a few times w/my Dad and wife (non UT students) and we've never paid. When my wife boarded the other day and tried to pay, they essentially told her not to. Is this because they assume she's a student or is the shuttle just free for everyone?

P.S. Austin rules !!
According to wikipedia, in practice, they almost never card.
blackknight wrote:Just finished packing up my car so I should be there within a day since Im driving the entire way in one shot.
I'm actually driving up tomorrow.

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