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Re: Ask Totally Fun Chicago 1Ls Your Questions
« Reply #370 on: February 18, 2008, 11:50:22 PM »
Bummer.  I blame myself.  If only I had given him one adult-caliber response in Elements, maybe he would have stayed.

At least we'll always have the memories. And the course packet.

*reads Lochner*

Re: Ask Totally Fun Chicago 1Ls Your Questions
« Reply #371 on: February 19, 2008, 06:52:24 AM »
Sorry, doesn't seem that way. Check PM.

Can you send that my way as well?

"If DDRs and RRRs had a baby it would be a RRD." Sunstein, we'll miss you.

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Re: Ask Totally Fun Chicago 1Ls Your Questions
« Reply #372 on: February 19, 2008, 09:32:42 AM »
Here's some official confirmation, along with a silver lining:

http://leiterlawschool.typepad.com/leiter/2008/02/sunstein-harvar.html

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But the good news (for us Chicago [or Chicago-to-be] folks) is that, as Cass told me, he will be keeping his Chicago apartment and an office at the University of Chicago Law School, and he will also continue teaching part-time at Chicago as the Harry Kalven Visiting Professor of Law (probably in the winter quarters).

Re: Ask Totally Fun Chicago 1Ls Your Questions
« Reply #373 on: February 19, 2008, 01:35:33 PM »
Thats a shame about Sunstein, I wonder if U Chicago will be able to use that freed-up money to poach a younger big name from somewhere else.   As a quick question, do any people order any meal plans from any of the cafeterias, or would you recommend just cooking/eating out?

Re: Ask Totally Fun Chicago 1Ls Your Questions
« Reply #374 on: February 19, 2008, 02:03:23 PM »
Thats a shame about Sunstein, I wonder if U Chicago will be able to use that freed-up money to poach a younger big name from somewhere else.   As a quick question, do any people order any meal plans from any of the cafeterias, or would you recommend just cooking/eating out?

I don't know of anyone on a meal plan, but if they are they probably live in New Grad (the graduate dorms). 

I wouldn't recommend being on the meal plan - there are a ton of free meals in the law school (yeah lunches!) and there isn't a law school community eating together in the cafeteria (unlike there was in undergrad).

Re: Ask Totally Fun Chicago 1Ls Your Questions
« Reply #375 on: February 19, 2008, 03:54:39 PM »
One other random question, do you know if they allow dogs at Regents and/or would you have time as a Chicago student to take care of one?

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Re: Ask Totally Fun Chicago 1Ls Your Questions
« Reply #376 on: February 19, 2008, 05:11:48 PM »
One other random question, do you know if they allow dogs at Regents and/or would you have time as a Chicago student to take care of one?

They do, but I hear only in South Tower (most law students live in North Tower) and only on certain floors which are all pet friendly (every apartment on that floor, I mean). 

Re: Ask Totally Fun Chicago 1Ls Your Questions
« Reply #377 on: February 20, 2008, 09:44:37 AM »
I'll be headed to Chicago this Fall as a 1L.

Any speculation or rumors as to who will likely be taking CS's half of Elements?

Re: Ask Totally Fun Chicago 1Ls Your Questions
« Reply #378 on: February 20, 2008, 11:20:34 AM »
I'll be headed to Chicago this Fall as a 1L.

Any speculation or rumors as to who will likely be taking CS's half of Elements?

YEAH!!!  Welcome!

(I have nothing substantive to offer on your question)

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« Reply #379 on: February 20, 2008, 01:05:49 PM »
I'm really curious about that too. Sunstein (and Strauss for that matter) have been teaching that class for almost 15 years. I wonder what the criteria for teaching a class like that would be... probably a wide academic focus... obviously an energetic approach in the classroom... I don't really know who qualifies. Gersen?