Friday, March 24, 2006
2L #1: Didn't the professor say that she's been drafting contracts everyday for the last 15 years? Can you imagine coming into the office, sitting down at your desk, and doing this stuff everyday for the next 15 years?
2L #2: (pause) I'd rather be a stripper.
Thursday, March 23, 2006
Prof:"Why are you Canadian?"
2L:"Nope ... i'm just a guy."
(later in the same class)
Prof:"The prosecution wants to do what? They want to call the wife to the stand and grill her... grill her like a Salmon."
Wednesday, March 22, 2006
2L: "But wait. It [the school district's pleading] said that she lost weight and sleep. Isn't that a good thing?"
Prof:"Yeah. Lets see you make that argument in court."
1L #1: what is this lecture?
1L #1: honestly
1L #1: how are possoms anthing like property?
1L #2: He's talking about possums?
1L #1: yes
1L #1: f***ing possums...and polygamy
1L #1: which weren't even IN the reading
Tuesday, March 21, 2006
-- Overheard by KP
Contracts prof: OK Miss 1L, what do you have to show for a material breach?
Miss 1L: That there was an agreement… and that it was materially breached…
-- Overheard by Anonymous
Contracts prof: And Mr. 1L, what does the dissent have to say about it?
Mr. 1L: They don’t agree.
Contracts prof: Well, that’s certainly perceptive of you.
-- Overheard by Anonymous
Biz orgs Prof: "How much did O'Hagan [A lawyer who charged with insider trading] get?"
2L:"$4.3 million dollars.
Biz Prof:"And in the Chiarella case how much did he [a printer charged with insider trading] get?
2L: "Something like 30 grand"
Biz prof:"So. I guess going to Law School really pays off doesn't it?"
Civ Pro Prof: I'm sorry if today's lecture is pathetic, but I'm numb up to my skull and have painkillers that would put down an elephant. So if the novocaine wears off and I suddenly start screaming, you should all file out quietly.
Civ Pro Prof: The drugs are talking, and I apologize for this.
Monday, March 20, 2006
Advanced Corporate Law Prof. (reading from the New York Times): “It says that yesterday Enron’s former CEO was attacked as a liar. Well, of course he’s a liar.”
Same Prof. : “[They next challenge the deal on fairness grounds.] You know you’re in real trouble when your unfair and inequitable argument come after the constitutional challenge.”
Overheard by Prof. Schwarzenegger.
- Overheard by VLJ
After 30 seconds of awkward silence
Civ Pro prof: Hmm, that didn't come out quite like I imagined it would. I was referring to the powerpoint.
-- Overheard by EN
Sunday, March 19, 2006
Evidence prof: "Mr. 2L -It's obvious that you are paying more attention to that screen then to me. So. Tell the class what you know... What is the score?
Evidence Prof Email to the Class: "Montana won it's NCAA playoff game last night. I can't find the Michigan score, how did Michigan do?"
The title of his Email was "the Real UofM" ....