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Re: for those that have started law school
« Reply #640 on: August 26, 2007, 10:52:36 PM »
My first case was People v. Newton.  I had to wait until the end of the class to point out it was, in fact, Huey Newton we were talking about.

At least 80% of the people in my class had no idea who he was.  And people wonder why I'm so depressed all the time.

I was depressed when people didn't recognize him from the fact pattern.  Man, that's rough.

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Re: for those that have started law school
« Reply #641 on: August 27, 2007, 05:11:14 AM »
My first case was People v. Newton. I had to wait until the end of the class to point out it was, in fact, Huey Newton we were talking about.

At least 80% of the people in my class had no idea who he was. And people wonder why I'm so depressed all the time.

I was depressed when people didn't recognize him from the fact pattern. Man, that's rough.

Thou?

:D I remember when he had that tar!

Re: for those that have started law school
« Reply #642 on: August 27, 2007, 06:28:16 AM »
I had to Google him just now. 

Well at least you know your relative pronouns.  Have a stab at correcting this thread's subject heading.

I see you've given up on blueb- he is a lost cause.

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Re: for those that have started law school
« Reply #643 on: August 27, 2007, 06:50:38 AM »
I had to Google him just now. 

Well at least you know your relative pronouns.  Have a stab at correcting this thread's subject heading.

I see you've given up on blueb- he is a lost cause.

thats is sooooooooooooo note true!    :P

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« Reply #644 on: August 27, 2007, 07:56:30 AM »
I had to Google him just now. 

Well at least you know your relative pronouns.  Have a stab at correcting this thread's subject heading.

and P, your more than welcome to come down here this winter and give me some lessons in the art of grammar.


I must warn you though, i suffer from a bad case of s3xlexia   ;)


ps - bring cady, she can be in charge of punishing me when i make a mistake

witch eye wood neber doo!   ;D

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Re: for those that have started law school
« Reply #645 on: August 27, 2007, 08:53:12 AM »
I had to Google him just now. 

Well at least you know your relative pronouns.  Have a stab at correcting this thread's subject heading.

I see you've given up on blueb- he is a lost cause.

I've said this forever.

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Re: for those that have started law school
« Reply #646 on: September 10, 2007, 09:14:52 AM »
ok, what are you 1L's thinking?

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Re: for those that have started law school
« Reply #647 on: September 10, 2007, 09:21:52 AM »
Marbury v. Madison is a difficult case to start out with.  Nonetheless, I think the best technique for understanding cases is just to read carefully a few times, the first time without underlining or highlighting (or only circling difficult terms), and then try to write a summary for yourself, checking back in on the case when you run into trouble.  I can't offer a lot of advice about briefing because I think it is really a matter of what works for you personally (and because I do not brief myself), but just writing out definitions for terms the court discusses, a restatement of the holding in your own words, a few notes to remind you what the factual background of the case was, etc., is a good idea.

I think you should just hum a few bars and then figure it out from there.

My first case was People v. Newton.  I had to wait until the end of the class to point out it was, in fact, Huey Newton we were talking about.

Still don't remember him.  Do you mean Huey Lewis?  Or was Huey Newton the one who did the Back to the Future music stuff?  Anyway, the first case I remember was about eating people.  I understand that British food is disgusting, but I wouldn't eat the father of Spiderman.

Re: for those that have started law school
« Reply #648 on: September 10, 2007, 05:32:20 PM »
Marbury v. Madison is a difficult case to start out with. Nonetheless, I think the best technique for understanding cases is just to read carefully a few times, the first time without underlining or highlighting (or only circling difficult terms), and then try to write a summary for yourself, checking back in on the case when you run into trouble. I can't offer a lot of advice about briefing because I think it is really a matter of what works for you personally (and because I do not brief myself), but just writing out definitions for terms the court discusses, a restatement of the holding in your own words, a few notes to remind you what the factual background of the case was, etc., is a good idea.

I think you should just hum a few bars and then figure it out from there.

My first case was People v. Newton. I had to wait until the end of the class to point out it was, in fact, Huey Newton we were talking about.

Still don't remember him. Do you mean Huey Lewis? Or was Huey Newton the one who did the Back to the Future music stuff? Anyway, the first case I remember was about eating people. I understand that British food is disgusting, but I wouldn't eat the father of Spiderman.

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Re: for those that have started law school
« Reply #649 on: September 10, 2007, 07:03:32 PM »
for those of you that have started, did you have second thoughts about the school u choose?