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How long are law school classes?

How long are law school classes?
« on: March 17, 2009, 11:59:50 PM »
i know in undergrad classes were 80 minutes, i think... how long are they in law school

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Re: How long are law school classes?
« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2009, 12:57:17 AM »
At Illinois, usually 1:15 to 1:20 three days per week for the doctrinal classes, 0:50 to 0:55 two days per week for the writing and research classes.  We also have a couple of upper level classes, taught by adjunct professors who also work a regular job, which run as long as 3:00 either one or two days per week.

Re: How long are law school classes?
« Reply #2 on: March 25, 2009, 10:21:20 PM »
i know in undergrad classes were 80 minutes, i think... how long are they in law school

At my school all of our classes are 55 minutes and either 2, 3 or 4 days a week depending on the number of credit hours.

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Re: How long are law school classes?
« Reply #3 on: March 26, 2009, 04:48:22 PM »
At Temple, classes are 50 minutes per credit hour, per week, unless the class is a writing seminar. Writing seminars meet 33.3 minutes per credit hour, per week. The vast majority of classes are 2 or 3 credits.

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Re: How long are law school classes?
« Reply #4 on: March 29, 2009, 06:17:30 PM »
my 1L classes ranged from 55 minutes to 1:10. almost all of my 2L classes are 2 hours each twice a week.

Ditto for UMN.