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General Board / 1L/2L casebooks/supplements for sale
« on: July 12, 2009, 05:08:47 PM »
I have a bunch of 1L/2L casebooks and supplement for sale.  Some of the casebooks are not in the greatest condition but they have all the pages.  AS you can imagine there is a lot of highlighting and writing in most the the books.  I don't have any prices for them but we can work something out.  I would prefer to sell bundles rather than individual books.

Contracts
Selections for Contracts
Questions and Answers
Contracts in law in action the concise course second edition
Exampled and explanations fourth edition

CivPro
Cases and Materials Ninth edition and revised ninth edition
2008 CivPro supplement
Questions and Answers
Examples and Explanations sixth edition

CrimLaw
Questions and Answers
Modern criminal law cases, comments and questions fourth edition
Gilbert Criminal law

ConLaw
Chemerinsky constitutional law second edition
Conlaw nutshell
Chemerinsky 2008 supplement
Constitutional law principles and policies third edition

Property
Property cases and material ninth edition
Property nutshell
Examples and Explanation third edition

Torts
Torts cases and materials eleventh edition
Torts nushell

Legal writing
Plain english for lawyers fifth edition
Process, analysis and organizations fourth edition

Legal research
American legal systems: a resource and reference guide
Basic legal research: tools and strategies

Business associations
Corporations and other business enterprises abridged edition second edition
Corporations, other limited liability entities and partnerships statutory supplement 2008-2009 edition
Business organizations and Finance legal and economic principles

I also have Domestic Violence: Law, policy and practice (casebook)

Feel free to send me a PM if you are interested and we can work out a price.  Feel free to ask any questions about any of the books.

I will be selling them pretty cheap as I just want to get rid of them.

Thanks.

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General Board / Citing to the record
« on: February 18, 2009, 05:13:06 PM »
I have to start my appellate brief but the professor did not explain how to cite to the record. I have a packet with depos, answers, etc.  Do I just number them as though it was one document?  Thanks.

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General Board / Transfer
« on: October 08, 2008, 12:44:50 PM »
I am currently at a T4 but its not where I want to be.  I am thinking about moving back to Texas, specifically Houston.  Ideally I would like to transfer to UH, but I was wondering if it would make sense to try to transfer to STCL.  I know its only a T4 but it seems to place really well in Houston.  Would this make sense?  Its where I want to be so I know it makes sense for that reason.  I think I might have just answered my question.  I like the school I am at right now but its in the middle of nowhere with pretty limited opportunities.  I also realize that transferring to UH would be a long shot, so that whys I am considering STCL.  Also, what would I need to do to transfer to STCL (gpa, rank, etc.).

Thanks

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Valparaiso / Fall 08...
« on: July 29, 2008, 05:17:26 PM »
Anyone here going to be there?

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General Board / Schedule
« on: June 21, 2008, 11:33:18 AM »
So I just got my class schedule for 1L and listed next to each class is the instruction method, it is either LE or AP.  Anyone know what that means? 

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Wait List / Wait list time frame
« on: June 12, 2008, 02:48:03 PM »
I have already been accepted to law school but I still have two schools that I have been wait listed at (one of which I really want to go to).  I was just wondering when an appropriate time to give up is.  Obviously I need a certain amount of time to get loans, find a place to live, move, etc.  Has the time to give up already gone?  I know regardless of what happens I will still be in law school in the fall but knowing my luck I will get accepted to the to one of my wait lists the day I sign a lease on an apartment.  I hate wait lists.

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Where should I go next fall? / Waitlists...
« on: May 12, 2008, 04:21:01 PM »
I have been wait listed at two schools (one of which I would really like to go to).  I was just wondering if it is appropriate to email a school you have been waitlisted at to see if they have started going to the wait list or if they now have a better idea as to when or if they will use the wait list.  Also are schools usually willing to tell you were on the wait list you are as far as a ranking goes?  Thanks.

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Law School Applications / Still no decision
« on: May 09, 2008, 11:42:10 AM »
I have one school left that I still havent gotten a decision from (and of course it is a school I really want to go to).  I applied in December, went complete in January, emailed three weeks ago to get a status check and I was told no decision had been made, I emailed again on Tuesday and again I was told that there still has not been a decision made.  Would I be correct in assuming that if it has taken this long and they still dont have a decision that I probably wont be getting accepted?  Thanks.

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General board for soon-to-be 1Ls / Law firns pay off student loans?
« on: April 29, 2008, 02:11:22 PM »
I was talking to someone at the weekend who mentioned that some law firms (specfic types of law firms were not discussed) will actually pay of your student loans for you.  Does this really happen?  It seems a bit strange that a company would be willing to pay off someones loans.  For all they know they could just be taking the job for no other reason than to get there loans paid off and then they may leave to pursue something else. 

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Law School Applications / Status check
« on: April 21, 2008, 11:41:13 AM »
I emailed one of my schools to get a status check and they informed me that they have not yet made their decision and it also said "feel free to check back in a few weeks".  When I first applied they said that they hope to have all decisions out before May.  Taking all that into consideration is it safe to say that the best I can hope for is a waitlist? Thanks.

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