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General Board / Re: are your classmates snobby a**holes?
« on: October 14, 2005, 12:54:19 PM »
Well, I have this black woman in my class who raises her hand without thinking.  She makes these loud remarks like "uh huh.......that's right...that's right!" As if she's in church or something.  The teacher doesn't even have time to lecture and there she is with her hand up again asking the stupidest question that doesn't even relate to the topic that we are learning.  She acts as though she is so intelligent.  I can't stand her.  With her comments, it reveals to the class that she didn't read her cases or listened to the what the teacher lectured on last class period.  She's always whispering loudly towards the other students next to her asking what such and such means. 

She annoys me to no end!  Once when the professor said to another woman, "That was an excellent brief!"  Her hand pops up and is she says, "Professor, can I do the next brief."  I'm assumming she wants the professor to praise her and say, "excellent brief"...but sometimes, I feel she volunteers because she didn't read all the briefs.  So she'll just do the one that she finished.  My professors only make you brief once during class time.  He wants it so that everyone else gets a chance to brief when he runs his fingers up and down the rollsheet.

General Board / Re: mnemonics for law school
« on: October 10, 2005, 12:35:23 PM »
Attractive Nuisance Doctrine

Artificial condition, unreasonable risk of harm, youth, utility vs risk

General Board / Re: mnemonics for law school
« on: October 09, 2005, 02:36:30 AM »
Contracts.  Common law.
The elements needed for an OFFER.

Q - Quantity
T - Time
I - Identity
P - Party
S - Subject Matter

Socratic Method / Re: Do u get called on once or more than once???
« on: October 07, 2005, 03:34:01 PM »
What have you people seen happen when somebody gets called on, they are not prepared, etc.  Spill it.  Anybody pee their pants?  Just freeze up?  I used to be so afraid of being called on that I couldn't even focus on the lecture, let alone the question asked of me.

You spill the stories, I'll reveal the trick.  Deal?
I know what you mean about "I used to be so afraid of being called on that I couldn't even focus on the lecture, let alone the question asked of me."
How do you overcome this?

Socratic Method / Re: I hate the Socratic Method
« on: October 07, 2005, 03:32:35 PM »
I totally agree with you.  They should teach us the black letter law too instead of this discussions... listening to students who don't know what they are talking about try to act smart.  I want to hear what the professor has to say to know that what I'm hearing is actually correct.

General Board / Re: mnemonics for law school
« on: October 07, 2005, 03:28:59 PM »
There are 12 defenses to intentional torts right?

Pointless Arguments / Re: Annoying classmates
« on: October 06, 2005, 01:27:42 PM »
I hate you fake handicapped girl,
    You are another one that is always asking stupid questions in class, so that everytime you speak, classmates whisper "Psycho" under their breath. You are annoying and balding. I am tired of looking at your ponytail that only has 2 pieces of hair in it. Besides, 40 somethings should not walk around with a ponytail anyway. A 40 year old with a ponytail does not look "girlish," it looks "goulish." I have seen you in the parking garage and you always get to park in the handicapped space on the 1st level. Why is that? I have followed you from class. I don't see any gimp or limp. In fact, you seem to walk fine to me. You may have a mental disability, but I didn't know that was cause for parking in a closer spot than me. I am going to call the State and tell them that there is a fake handicapped girl at my school and that she is taking parking spots away from legitimate handicapped people!
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I laughed so hard at this posting.  The part about the pony tail and only having 2 strands of hair and calling the state. hahahahahah............... GOOD ONE!

General Board / Re: mnemonics for law school
« on: October 06, 2005, 12:40:29 PM »
There are 12 defenses in Intentional Torts.

Defenses to Intentional Torts:
1   Crazy                           Consent
2   Silly                           Self Defense
3   Dirty                           Defense of Others
4   Double                           Defense of Property
5   Dog                           Discipline
6   Dealing                           Detention for Investigation (shopkeeper's privilege)
7   Leave                           Legal Authority
8   Right                           Recapture of Chattle
9   Now                           Necessity Private    
10   Never                           Necessity Public
11   Return                           Reentry of Land
12   Ever.                           Entry to Abate a nuisance

I liked that mnemonic for FAT female dog.....hahahah.....good one!

Do you guys have anything for Contracts?

Socratic Method / Re: I hate the Socratic Method
« on: October 06, 2005, 12:36:55 PM »
I's like the teacher will drill and drill you until you come up with the "exact term".  My torts professor is like that, if you can't get the issues and what the case is trying to teach you, he'd keep drilling you.  He'd talk about case for a bit and make you do the next case until you get it right.  I mean, one person had to stand up and muddle through the case for almost 40 minutes.  I'm sure he did like 2 cases in a row.

My torts professor said, "I don't teach you the black letter law in here, you are suppose to learn that on your own. I teach you to issue spot."

From all the reading of the cases, when do I even have time to learn the black letter law cold?  Make no sense.

Give me less cases to read and "maybe" I'll have time to actually teach myself the solid law.  Not enough time in the day.

General Board / Re: mnemonics for law school
« on: October 05, 2005, 06:09:42 PM »
Thank you for the help.  Some of them are really funny.  I actually remembered the OCEANS one.  THANKS!


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