Saturday, April 30, 2011

Straight from the Horse's Mouth: Spring 2011

In response to persistent requests, here is this is the Spring 2010 Professors Quotes thread. On behalf of the many folks who attend Boalt vicariously, by interacting with this blog, please: post away!

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Blogger Dan #2 said...

Student: Is it possible to do inverse gouging?

Eisenb*rg: Interesting question. I'm not sure. (pauses) That sounds like some kind of sexual position, though.

4/30/2011 7:02 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

G*rgen, Partnership Tax: "This is... well... I don't want to use the word, but if you watch The Daily Show, it's a cluster... chch."

Sw*ft, Evidence:
"[Defense lawyer's] self deprecation, and his joke [when beginning his closing statement]... a complete waste of time, and not even funny."

[Student:] "Aren't we allowed to draw generalizations?"
[Swift:] "Yeah, and what do YOU know about the Crips?"

"We all have our own experience with ten beers."

4/30/2011 8:12 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

H*nlon, Professional Responsibilities: "And if you're having writers block on the final, a jigger and a half of scotch will open up the floodgates."

4/30/2011 9:05 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Inf*lise, Remedies: "Treat your first day of work like your first day in jail."

4/30/2011 10:33 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

More Inf*lise: "Do pro bono work. If nothing else, it will prove that even poor people can be annoying"

4/30/2011 11:22 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Legal Ethics: "People that do well in big law firms have intimacy issues."

4/30/2011 11:37 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Two more from Gerg's Pship Tax (an endless source of quotable material):

“I have never heard anyone go wrong in taking the most cynical view they can of humanity.”

And, on point and re the final: “I don’t need to ask you not to try too hard, right?”

5/01/2011 6:10 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Prof. W@gm@n, Animal Law:

"This woman had a chimpanzee. She also had brittle diabetes and used the chimpanzee to get her syringe and give her her shot. She lost [the case to keep the animal] and moved to Las Vegas so she could keep the chimp. And we're still trying to get that chimp away from her, 'cause she's...I don't think brittle diabetes is her main diagnosis, if you catch my drift."

5/01/2011 8:10 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

B'ndy, Ethics:
"I'm gonna f*cking sue you!" (context irrelevant)

5/01/2011 9:56 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

R*ssi, Crim Pro: "I’m actually a very good example of why you shouldn’t take drugs because I’m on a lot of drugs today." (she was sick with the flu)

5/01/2011 1:56 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

G*rgen - Contracts:

Student: [...] but you said mutuality is never the right answer

G*rgen: A stopped clock is right twice a day

5/02/2011 10:14 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Schw*rtz (Info privacy)

"These [piecemeal] privacy statutes fit together like Boalt Hall: bizarrely at times."

5/02/2011 10:43 PM  

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