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Messages - kimber1028
« on: April 18, 2009, 09:57:50 PM »
Another non-trad here. Glannon's E & E for Civ Pro is a must!!! Also pick up a copy of a surviving law school book. I have one by Ramy you can have for free if you want it. Prosser on Torts is a good call. Also consider Perillo & Calamari on contracts.
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« on: April 17, 2009, 11:46:16 AM »
Check Craigslist. I picked up 11 sets of flash cards for $75 and a million supplements (literally everything I could need 1L year, plus a couple of 2L ones) for about $5 each. I was also able to introduce myself to two practicing attorneys in my area, which will be invaluable in the future, especially since one of them has offered to act as a mentor to me throughout LS and beyond. The only thing I've been told to buy new is the Glannon CivPro E&E, since the FRCP changed in 2007 and the sixth edition uses the new rules. Casebooks can be found on Craigslist, too--I picked up the full Chemerinsky casebook as well as his hornbook for just $10 total.
« on: April 15, 2009, 01:33:13 PM »
How hard is it to get accepted to the NYU tax LLM program?
I've heard T14 with median grades and/or biglaw associate = auto admit
T2/3 = need top 20% or so.
Thank you! I appreciate the info.
« on: April 15, 2009, 01:08:05 AM »
Is there anyone on the forum who will be attending UO this fall?
« on: April 14, 2009, 06:39:42 PM »
Yeah, I haven't been able to find any substantial data on admission numbers for LLMs. If only LSN would publish that portion of its website at some point....
« on: April 14, 2009, 06:29:42 PM »
NYU tax and a few others excluded
NYU tax is still a lot easier to get into than NYU JD.
How hard is
it to get accepted to the NYU tax LLM program? If I get a tax law certificate with my JD at a mid-T2 (80ish), what kind of grades/class rank do I need to have to get into the program? Thank you!
« on: April 13, 2009, 06:58:52 PM »
« on: April 13, 2009, 05:30:41 PM »
Great; thank you! I actually already have those, but was told the Sum & Substance would be much more comprehensive. If those will be sufficient, I'd love to save the cash.
« on: April 13, 2009, 03:42:07 PM »
« on: April 10, 2009, 11:29:12 AM »
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