department
law

(Law School)
Jan 2014

The materials of this class can be read at home and your understanding of the whole course can be done in just a couple of hours. Professor Rebell might be a well-known scholar in his field, but as a professor, he is not that good at all. His class is often boring, and he lectures all the time. He asks a couple of questions to get students involved, but tries to hard. The class is huge, and you think studying education law would be interesting. Actually it's not. It's not in the least intellectually stimulating. You can get it all by reading what's on the website of Harlem Children's Zone, or Say Yes, Syracuse. Don't waste your time taking this class.

May 2008

A professor at the law school, Witt is the first professor I've had that has had his own personal assistant. He's very enthusiastic, knowledgeable, and engaging professor who really knows what he's doing. However, sometimes the lectures don't connect to the readings, which are ridiculously long and nearly impossible to finish each week. Not only does Witt cover general shifts in legal history, he also focuses on individuals whose legal theories have influenced the course of law. I would definitely recommend creating a study group for the final to split up outlines for each week. I was annoyed that the guidelines for the final were pretty vague and some others became frustrated with the class, but if you put in time and effort, an A- is within reach.

Sep 2003

This class is taught by a man who has worked for many years in the field of special education law. He is very into Judicial activism, so it is taught from that perspective. Knowing that, he does attempt to be open to students who disagree and he is not self-righteous. It was a worthwhile class, but at times he put me to sleep. I could have read it all on my own and gotten the same thing out of it.

Sep 2003

This class is taught by a man who has worked for many years in the field of special education law. He is very into Judicial activism, so it is taught from that perspective. Knowing that, he does attempt to be open to students who disagree and he is not self-righteous. It was a worthwhile class, but at times he put me to sleep. I could have read it all on my own and gotten the same thing out of it.