Law School Discussion

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Which class are you least looking forward to?

K's
12 (11.1%)
Property
24 (22.2%)
Torts
12 (11.1%)
Crim
11 (10.2%)
Con Law
15 (13.9%)
Legal Writing
34 (31.5%)

Total Members Voted: 105

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Young Esq.

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Re: FOR EVERYBODY STARTING LAW SCHOOL THIS FALL
« Reply #30 on: June 30, 2006, 10:08:38 AM »
Are the old exams available in the library?

For the most part, although every school is different.

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Re: FOR EVERYBODY STARTING LAW SCHOOL THIS FALL
« Reply #31 on: June 30, 2006, 10:15:28 AM »
the 1L thread wasn't good enough? at our school crim law is the only 3 credit required course

Haha, it was hijacked a long time ago. Plus we have had some complaints so I wanted to norrow the focus and make it clear that we are here to help. And "we" includes you!

Ah, Rising v. Current.  nice ;D

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Re: FOR EVERYBODY STARTING LAW SCHOOL THIS FALL
« Reply #32 on: June 30, 2006, 10:50:06 AM »
What are the best study aids?

In the interest of efficiency, we did rap about this question before in the other 1L thread.  Not to step on the toes of my nupe Young. 8)

http://www.lawschooldiscussion.org/prelaw/index.php/topic,24947.msg983895.html#msg983895

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Re: FOR EVERYBODY STARTING LAW SCHOOL THIS FALL
« Reply #33 on: June 30, 2006, 10:54:14 AM »
WestLaw or Nexis?  I just had WestLaw training and fell in love with it!  That thing is scary!

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Re: FOR EVERYBODY STARTING LAW SCHOOL THIS FALL
« Reply #34 on: June 30, 2006, 10:56:46 AM »
I'm a Lexis man myself.  Can't really stand Westlaw, although those who get into it swear by it. Its too hard to navigate for my simple mind. 

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Re: FOR EVERYBODY STARTING LAW SCHOOL THIS FALL
« Reply #35 on: June 30, 2006, 10:57:47 AM »
I'm a Lexis man myself.  Can't really stand Westlaw, although those who get into it swear by it. Its too hard to navigate for my simple mind. 


I can't figure out Lexis, but then again, I've never had training.  This WestLaw training made it simple.  I love that crap.

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Re: FOR EVERYBODY STARTING LAW SCHOOL THIS FALL
« Reply #36 on: June 30, 2006, 11:03:16 AM »
WestLaw or Nexis?  I just had WestLaw training and fell in love with it!  That thing is scary!

Lexis is easier to use, but more firms carry Westlaw.

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Re: FOR EVERYBODY STARTING LAW SCHOOL THIS FALL
« Reply #37 on: June 30, 2006, 11:05:12 AM »
WestLaw or Nexis?  I just had WestLaw training and fell in love with it!  That thing is scary!

Lexis is easier to use, but more firms carry Westlaw.


Yeah, we did Westlaw 'cuz that's what Justice uses.

So question: Things you will need to buy before you get to law school?

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Re: FOR EVERYBODY STARTING LAW SCHOOL THIS FALL
« Reply #38 on: June 30, 2006, 11:33:21 AM »


So question: Things you will need to buy before you get to law school?


Your books and a laptop and something to carry it in. That is all

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Re: FOR EVERYBODY STARTING LAW SCHOOL THIS FALL
« Reply #39 on: June 30, 2006, 11:58:40 AM »
Where is the "all of them" option in the poll?