//Discussing lifespans (in most countries, women live longer than men) Swaney: Hmm. I wonder why women live so much less than men in Iran. Michael Katz: Heatstroke!
//Discussing IMF head Christine Lagarde (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christine_Lagarde) Swaney: She's a handsome woman, isn't she? Kind of reminds me of a female George Clooney.
//Class has been interrupted by InToneNation; returning to student presentation Swaney: Guess what? Presenter: What? Swaney: Chicken butt! This is what happens to me when I don't drink coffee.
Swaney: I told the Mexicans they'd have to crank this one out.
Swaney: So Sinn Fein is the legitimate political wing of the Irish Republican Army, which is a terrorist organization. Siri (from Swaney's pocket): I'm not sure I understand. Swaney: Well, see, Siri, it's complicated with Northern Ireland...
//In media center during 3rd period AP NSL Shubham: Hey Will, do you wanna play some Pokemon Showdown? Will Lu: Yeah, sure, let me just open it up. //Will proceeds to look around Will: Good, Swaney isn't here. //Swaney walks by just as Will says that, looks at the screen, looks at Will, shakes his head and walks away
//Discussing Clinton v. NY Swaney: What is this case about? I'll give you a hint: What did Clinton enjoy for two years? And the answer is not Monica Lewinsky.
//Discussing landmark case for supreme court. Max: My favorite case is Mapp v. Ohio. //Max is doing Miller v. California Max: Oh, I'll do this one. Swaney: Yeah, you sure like the porn ones. //On Ashcroft v. ACLU Patrick: Max should be doing this one. Max: Nah, child porn is not cool. Swaney: Is it because you're a child now? Patrick: Mr. Swaney that carries some unfortunate implications about Max when he is an adult.
// Discussing Supreme Court cases //On Dred Scott Swaney: And you all know who Dred Scott's lawyer was, right? Class: Montgomery Blair. Swaney: Right. Apparently he didn't do a very good job, as he lost. He got schooled.
//Going through bureaucracy chapter in NSL random girl walks in Girl: Anybody got a pencil? //Everyone stops what they're doing and stares at her for a good 15 seconds Girl: Sorry. //She leaves and class resumes