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Federal Courts v Commercial Paper

Federal Courts v Commercial Paper
« on: December 03, 2008, 10:47:49 AM »
My schedule (evening student) presents me with this dilemma!

Factors involved:

1) I really liked Con Law
2) I don't know what type of law I want to practice yet
3) The Comm Paper professor is a really easy grader

Please advise.

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Re: Federal Courts v Commercial Paper
« Reply #1 on: December 03, 2008, 11:24:59 AM »
my gut says go with easy grader, my brain says it will revolt and shut down if I took commercial paper. fed courts is at least kind of, sort of intresting to me. But what do I know I have only take one bar class outside of the 1L required and I graduate next smester.

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Re: Federal Courts v Commercial Paper
« Reply #2 on: December 03, 2008, 10:32:33 PM »
If the fed courts professor is any good, take fed courts. It's really interesting and not as difficult as people sometimes say.

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Re: Federal Courts v Commercial Paper
« Reply #3 on: December 03, 2008, 11:28:37 PM »
If the fed courts professor is any good, take fed courts. It's really interesting and not as difficult as people sometimes say.

Not for us mortals! 

Are you in it now?

You crazy folks with the taking Fed Courts as first-semester 2Ls.

Re: Federal Courts v Commercial Paper
« Reply #4 on: December 03, 2008, 11:32:33 PM »
Is Fed Courts notorious for being difficult?

Reason being the professor is new.

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Re: Federal Courts v Commercial Paper
« Reply #5 on: December 03, 2008, 11:34:53 PM »
Is Fed Courts notorious for being difficult?

I believe it is, yes.

Re: Federal Courts v Commercial Paper
« Reply #6 on: December 03, 2008, 11:37:35 PM »
If the fed courts professor is any good, take fed courts. It's really interesting and not as difficult as people sometimes say.

Not for us mortals! 

Are you in it now?

You crazy folks with the taking Fed Courts as first-semester 2Ls.

Ha, no.  I just wanted a chance to give Miss P a hard time.  I'll probably take it first semester 3L?  Next semester I'm thinking Legal History, Crim Pro, Legislation, and some seminar. 

Re: Federal Courts v Commercial Paper
« Reply #7 on: December 03, 2008, 11:40:56 PM »
well...while we're at it...what is the most difficult course (barring 1L required classes)?


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Re: Federal Courts v Commercial Paper
« Reply #8 on: December 03, 2008, 11:47:39 PM »
If the fed courts professor is any good, take fed courts. It's really interesting and not as difficult as people sometimes say.

Not for us mortals! 

Are you in it now?

You crazy folks with the taking Fed Courts as first-semester 2Ls.

Ha, no.  I just wanted a chance to give Miss P a hard time.  I'll probably take it first semester 3L?  Next semester I'm thinking Legal History, Crim Pro, Legislation, and some seminar. 

Oh, nice. I will probably do the same re: Fed Courts. Legislation is solid! I recommend! I mean I suppose it depends on the Prof and whatnot, but I think they must all use the same textbook.

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Re: Federal Courts v Commercial Paper
« Reply #9 on: December 04, 2008, 05:12:34 AM »
Fed Cts can be hell if taught by a crappy prof.  I loved it at my school, and it has actually been a much more useful class than I was expecting now that I'm practicing (but I'm at a big firm; if you don't so as much in fed ct in whatever field you go into it may not be as helpful).

Commercial paper can suck too, but you said the prof is easy.

My vote would be to ask around and see what the prof is like; if people like him/her, then I think fed cts is the way to go, especially if you loved con law.