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Current Law Students /
« on: July 25, 2006, 09:00:54 AM »
There is a new website that was launched this week to assist law students in there scholastic (and otherwise) endeavors.  The site is in its infancy, but I can tell that it is going to be a great resource.

For this to work, you need to really get the word out at your school and get the ball rolling... once people start to hear about it, the site will catch on and become an incredible resource.

Enjoy the site!


If anyone has information about this, please post up... I am assuming that the L in 1L (or 2L or 3L for that matter) denotes LAW, however i am interested in confirming this and discovering the origin of this phrase. 


Current Law Students / Re: Albany or Pace?
« on: May 02, 2005, 05:45:24 AM »
I go to Albany, email me with questions

[email protected]

Current Law Students / Marbury v Madison
« on: January 25, 2005, 08:45:32 AM »
Tomorrow we start on Marbury v Madison in my Con Law class...
i am looking for insight from those students who have taken the class already, in preperation for class discussion tomorrow...  if anyone wants to weigh in or discuss the birth of judicial review with me check me on aim CORLI1.


Current Law Students / Second classes, new questions
« on: January 17, 2005, 10:27:40 AM »
  This semester my new classes are Con Law and Crim LAw...   I am reaching out to those students who have taken these classes already...

  What tools have you found helpful in your study of these courses and can you reccomend any tools that will facilitate my learning on tehse topics?

   My first con law assignment is to "study" the constitution in its entirety... has anyone found any good reference tools ie// a Constitution for Dummies style reference that expands the various articles/ammendments?


Current Law Students / Outline for Civ Pro
« on: November 03, 2004, 07:58:45 AM »
If anyone out there has an outline for the Teply & Whitten civ pro book... Cases, Text, and Problems on Civil Procedure

  If you have a stellar outline for this course OR an outline specifically geared towards this book, PLEASE contact me... I will work out some type of consideration that will make this transfer of materials a positive sum game...

  thanks in advance,

  Stugglin 1L

Current Law Students / Re: Housing at UFL
« on: September 09, 2004, 11:37:00 AM »
note to the original poster:

  the school is commonly refered to as UF (not UFL or FU)... u might want to get at least that much down before arriving in G-Vegas

  There is a free service in Gainesville called apartment hunters... use it...

     Eat at Burrito Brothers, nuff said

Current Law Students / Outlines
« on: August 29, 2004, 09:59:09 AM »

  I am trying to get ahead and starting my torts outline after only 1 week of classes.  Please keep in mind that i am not even really sure what an outline is to encompass at this point.

  I am following along with the table on contents of my torts materials and listing each case that was assigned under each heading...  than i write VERY brief reminder of what the case was about... and the rule... as sumarized from lexis case-brief headnotes...

 for example:
A. Battery

    I. intent

Garratt v Dailey (1955)

Defendant, a child under the age of six, was visiting plaintiff's adult sister at plaintiff's home. Plaintiff alleged that she came out into the backyard to talk with sister and that, as she started to sit down in a wood and canvas lawn chair, defendant deliberately pulled it out from under her.

Rule: It is not enough that the act itself is intentionally done and this, even though the actor realizes or should realize that it contains a very grave risk of bringing about the contact or apprehension. Such realization may make the actor's conduct negligent or even reckless but unless he realizes that to a substantial certainty, the contact or apprehension will result, the actor has not that intention which is necessary to make him liable in tort.

  Am I on the right track with this?  Is it unnecessary to do this for each case or is it advantagous...

  If you have any wholesale tips for me on outlining or comments on the method i have chosen PLEASE do not hesitate...

  In holding with the "work smarter not harder" approach, does anyone have any suggestions on how to improve my outline technique?

  Thank you in advance


  Im looking to discuss this case with someone....  my AIM sn is CORLI1... email me or IM me if u have read this case and can help me to pick through it...


Current Law Students / case briefing method
« on: August 18, 2004, 01:46:04 PM »

 What is your prefered method of briefing cases...    I am now in my second week of LS and am trying to decide how i want to brief cases...  i have heard several different methods....what method have you found works for you?


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