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The Infamous "Most Difficult Law School Class" Poll:

I'm a law student and K is the most difficult class.
17 (8.7%)
I'm a law student and Torts is the most difficult class.
5 (2.6%)
I'm a law student and Crim Law is the most difficult class.
2 (1%)
I'm a law student and Civ Pro is the most difficult class.
23 (11.7%)
I'm a law student and Con Law is the most difficult class.
12 (6.1%)
I'm a law student and Property is the most difficult class.
16 (8.2%)
I'm a law student and LRW is the most difficult class.
7 (3.6%)
I'm not a law student but I think Contracts would be the most difficult class.
13 (6.6%)
I'm not a law student but I think Torts would be the most difficult class.
14 (7.1%)
I'm not a law student but I think Criminal Law would be the most difficult class.
3 (1.5%)
I'm not a law student but I think Civil Procedure would be the most difficult class.
25 (12.8%)
I'm not a law student but I think Constitutional Law would be the most difficult class.
14 (7.1%)
I'm not a law student but I think Property would be the most difficult class.
18 (9.2%)
I'm not a law student but I think Legal Research & Writing would be the most difficult class.
27 (13.8%)

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1L's & Current Black Law Students

Re: 1L's & Current Black Law Students
« Reply #4850 on: October 30, 2008, 09:18:04 PM »
We already did adverse possession, there were a bunch of jokes going around with that one. Actually, I had a real life K's moment a couple of weeks ago. I had to get a new battery for my car. When they finished, right before I paid they gave me the invoice. Since now I read everything before I sign it (thanks law school!) imagine my surprise when I saw in conspicuous print: "The seller hereby expressly disclaims all warranties, either express or implied, including any implied warranty of merchantibility or fitness for a particular purpose...and neither assumes nor authorizes...any liability in connection with the sale."

Ah, those sly devils at the mechanics shop. Little did they know, we had just finished 2-207, so I was all over that joint. I was actually surprised at how quick I formulated everything, I IRAC'd that *&^% in about 4 seconds. This is a sale of goods, the UCC applies, and we didn't say nan word about excluding warranties when we formed the K.  This is a proposal for additional terms, and it's not included in the K because this isn't a transaction between merchants. Even if you want to argue that it was a sale of services because they installed the battery, based on the preponderance test, the sale of goods outweighs the services provided because had I not purchased the battery, they wouldn't have had any services to perform in the first place. Therefore, this is sale of goods and I'm not bound to the added terms. I asked the clerk for a pen, calmly struck through all the language that I didn't agree to, initialized it, swiped my debit card, signed the invoice, and exited stage left. The clerk was standing there looking like  :o

This law *&^% is pretty handy. This place was definitely set up by lawyers. I already see that a bar card can be a very powerful tool in this country.

cui bono?

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Re: 1L's & Current Black Law Students
« Reply #4851 on: October 30, 2008, 09:29:51 PM »
LOL.  Niiice. 

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Re: 1L's & Current Black Law Students
« Reply #4852 on: October 31, 2008, 04:21:59 AM »
Lol people are rarely bound by the boilerplate.  I just sign and know that I'll sue later if it doesn't work out.

Re: 1L's & Current Black Law Students
« Reply #4853 on: November 03, 2008, 04:53:50 PM »
lol

well I'll tell you what you will hear all too often from 2Ls and 3Ls and grads:  You know more than you think you do.   :)  :-*

I guess you were right, I did very well on my open memo.

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Re: 1L's & Current Black Law Students
« Reply #4854 on: November 03, 2008, 05:05:57 PM »
lol

well I'll tell you what you will hear all too often from 2Ls and 3Ls and grads:  You know more than you think you do.   :)  :-*

I guess you were right, I did very well on my open memo.

Congrats!!! Only 600 more to go..j/k

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Re: 1L's & Current Black Law Students
« Reply #4855 on: November 04, 2008, 12:46:36 AM »
lol

well I'll tell you what you will hear all too often from 2Ls and 3Ls and grads:  You know more than you think you do.   :)  :-*

I guess you were right, I did very well on my open memo.


I'm always right  ;)  LOL.  Seriously though, good job!





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Re: 1L's & Current Black Law Students
« Reply #4856 on: November 07, 2008, 01:33:39 PM »
We already did adverse possession, there were a bunch of jokes going around with that one. Actually, I had a real life K's moment a couple of weeks ago. I had to get a new battery for my car. When they finished, right before I paid they gave me the invoice. Since now I read everything before I sign it (thanks law school!) imagine my surprise when I saw in conspicuous print: "The seller hereby expressly disclaims all warranties, either express or implied, including any implied warranty of merchantibility or fitness for a particular purpose...and neither assumes nor authorizes...any liability in connection with the sale."

Ah, those sly devils at the mechanics shop. Little did they know, we had just finished 2-207, so I was all over that joint. I was actually surprised at how quick I formulated everything, I IRAC'd that *&^% in about 4 seconds. This is a sale of goods, the UCC applies, and we didn't say nan word about excluding warranties when we formed the K.  This is a proposal for additional terms, and it's not included in the K because this isn't a transaction between merchants. Even if you want to argue that it was a sale of services because they installed the battery, based on the preponderance test, the sale of goods outweighs the services provided because had I not purchased the battery, they wouldn't have had any services to perform in the first place. Therefore, this is sale of goods and I'm not bound to the added terms. I asked the clerk for a pen, calmly struck through all the language that I didn't agree to, initialized it, swiped my debit card, signed the invoice, and exited stage left. The clerk was standing there looking like  :o

This law *&^% is pretty handy. This place was definitely set up by lawyers. I already see that a bar card can be a very powerful tool in this country.


Ahhh...the force is strong with this one.

You'll never be the same again.

Re: 1L's & Current Black Law Students
« Reply #4857 on: November 07, 2008, 03:02:58 PM »
We already did adverse possession, there were a bunch of jokes going around with that one. Actually, I had a real life K's moment a couple of weeks ago. I had to get a new battery for my car. When they finished, right before I paid they gave me the invoice. Since now I read everything before I sign it (thanks law school!) imagine my surprise when I saw in conspicuous print: "The seller hereby expressly disclaims all warranties, either express or implied, including any implied warranty of merchantibility or fitness for a particular purpose...and neither assumes nor authorizes...any liability in connection with the sale."

Ah, those sly devils at the mechanics shop. Little did they know, we had just finished 2-207, so I was all over that joint. I was actually surprised at how quick I formulated everything, I IRAC'd that *&^% in about 4 seconds. This is a sale of goods, the UCC applies, and we didn't say nan word about excluding warranties when we formed the K.  This is a proposal for additional terms, and it's not included in the K because this isn't a transaction between merchants. Even if you want to argue that it was a sale of services because they installed the battery, based on the preponderance test, the sale of goods outweighs the services provided because had I not purchased the battery, they wouldn't have had any services to perform in the first place. Therefore, this is sale of goods and I'm not bound to the added terms. I asked the clerk for a pen, calmly struck through all the language that I didn't agree to, initialized it, swiped my debit card, signed the invoice, and exited stage left. The clerk was standing there looking like  :o

This law *&^% is pretty handy. This place was definitely set up by lawyers. I already see that a bar card can be a very powerful tool in this country.


Ahhh...the force is strong with this one.

You'll never be the same again.

 :D 8)

Re: 1L's & Current Black Law Students
« Reply #4858 on: November 08, 2008, 04:08:43 PM »
You know your in law school when you edit your text messages for grammatical errors.  That is all (lol).

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Re: 1L's & Current Black Law Students
« Reply #4859 on: November 09, 2008, 08:08:04 PM »
You know you're in law school when you edit your text messages for grammatical errors.  That is all (lol).
fixt ;)