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Deciding Where to Go => Choosing the Right Law School => Topic started by: The Thread Starter on April 09, 2007, 05:53:26 PM

Title: What school gets the most online hate?
Post by: The Thread Starter on April 09, 2007, 05:53:26 PM
Aside from Cooley, obviously. 
Title: Re: What school gets the most online hate?
Post by: Journeyman on April 09, 2007, 06:01:11 PM
My top three that seem to get Haterade are:

1. New York Law School
2. Seton Hall
3. Hofstra
Title: Re: What school gets the most online hate?
Post by: vap on April 09, 2007, 06:31:49 PM
I have read more "WTF? Iowa" and "Why Iowa" and "What's the deal with Iowa" threads than I can remember. Not sure if it qualifies as hate, really, but more like skepticism. People seem to hate it because they think it doesn't deserve to be ranked higher than their schools, which usually have higher LSAT scores.
Title: Re: What school gets the most online hate?
Post by: Journeyman on April 09, 2007, 06:48:45 PM
I have read more "WTF? Iowa" and "Why Iowa" and "What's the deal with Iowa" threads than I can remember. Not sure if it qualifies as hate, really, but more like skepticism. People seem to hate it because they think it doesn't deserve to be ranked higher than their schools, which usually have higher LSAT scores.

That qualifies as HATERATION....

Add to that list, BYU

CoxlessPair loves hating on the Mormons
Title: Re: What school gets the most online hate?
Post by: rtqw on April 09, 2007, 06:49:22 PM
NYU appears to get a lot of crap.
Title: Re: What school gets the most online hate?
Post by: Journeyman on April 09, 2007, 06:50:49 PM
NYU appears to get a lot of crap.

I've seen NYU get alot of love though, so I think it balances out.
Title: Re: What school gets the most online hate?
Post by: Quail! on April 09, 2007, 07:17:35 PM
I have read more "WTF? Iowa" and "Why Iowa" and "What's the deal with Iowa" threads than I can remember. Not sure if it qualifies as hate, really, but more like skepticism. People seem to hate it because they think it doesn't deserve to be ranked higher than their schools, which usually have higher LSAT scores.

That qualifies as HATERATION....

Add to that list, BYU

CoxlessPair loves hating on the Mormons

To be fair, when you're reading argumentation that "BYU is underrated because it's Mormon and they just don't like Mormons" it's sorta hard not to poke a little fun.

Title: Re: What school gets the most online hate?
Post by: P.U.S.H on April 09, 2007, 07:38:33 PM
UDC - which makes me sad :-[
Title: Re: What school gets the most online hate?
Post by: Journeyman on April 09, 2007, 07:40:47 PM
I have read more "WTF? Iowa" and "Why Iowa" and "What's the deal with Iowa" threads than I can remember. Not sure if it qualifies as hate, really, but more like skepticism. People seem to hate it because they think it doesn't deserve to be ranked higher than their schools, which usually have higher LSAT scores.

That qualifies as HATERATION....

Add to that list, BYU

CoxlessPair loves hating on the Mormons

To be fair, when you're reading argumentation that "BYU is underrated because it's Mormon and they just don't like Mormons" it's sorta hard not to poke a little fun.



I'm not saying its not warranted...just pointing out the facts.


God I love the old school "Doug" 'tar
Title: Re: What school gets the most online hate?
Post by: CoxlessPair on April 09, 2007, 08:31:47 PM
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Title: Re: What school gets the most online hate?
Post by: The Pookie on April 09, 2007, 08:47:58 PM
among the T14s, Penn and Cornell get a disporportionate amount of hate. I guess people don't like the schools i go to.

otherwise, i'd say...NYLS and poor, beleagured Rutgers-Newark, just because of the crappiness of Newark.
Title: Re: What school gets the most online hate?
Post by: quizzle16 on April 10, 2007, 02:01:21 AM
NYU appears to get a lot of crap.

I've seen NYU get alot of love though, so I think it balances out.

The school gets lots of love; the admissions office seems to be pretty hated.
Title: Re: What school gets the most online hate?
Post by: Schruted on April 10, 2007, 02:51:58 AM
Most hated online:

1. Cooley (I think this is justified)
2. All other T3 and T4, pretty much equally ("TTT")
3. Every school lower than GW in the rankings (starting with, yes, Iowa)
4. Texas ("Hi, I'm Brian Leiter, and I teach at a T16 - make that T18 - school!")
5. All other schools right below GULC ("Go to a T14 or kill yourself!")
6. Cornell ("Ithaca?!")
7. GULC ("If you're not above the median, just drop out!")
8. Duke ("I hate their basketball team, so their law school sucks!")
9. Boalt ("They actually consider other stuff besides LSAT scores - ridiculous!")
10. Penn ("Now we have to call it T5 instead of T6!")
11. NYU ("I don't care what the rankings say, which faculty they hire, or what caliber of students they attract; my school is still better in every way!")
12. Columbia/Chicago ("Go to HYS or kill yourself!")
13. Yale ("Harvard's just as good! Really, I'd pick Harvard even if I got into Yale!")
Title: Re: What school gets the most online hate?
Post by: flyaway on April 10, 2007, 04:59:01 AM
Ok, nobody hates Yale.

I definitely think Duke gets wayyyyyy too much online hate, and it's sports-related, rather than law school-related.

Title: Re: What school gets the most online hate?
Post by: flyaway on April 10, 2007, 05:24:46 AM
Morning!!  Yes, I'm "working" already.
Title: Re: What school gets the most online hate?
Post by: Journeyman on April 10, 2007, 05:25:43 AM
I have read more "WTF? Iowa" and "Why Iowa" and "What's the deal with Iowa" threads than I can remember. Not sure if it qualifies as hate, really, but more like skepticism. People seem to hate it because they think it doesn't deserve to be ranked higher than their schools, which usually have higher LSAT scores.

That qualifies as HATERATION....

Add to that list, BYU

CoxlessPair loves hating on the Mormons

So should I conclude that I am personally responsible for nearly 50% of all the law schools getting a raw deal on this board?

Iowa and BYU suck. Sue me.

I'd say closer to 35%
Title: Re: What school gets the most online hate?
Post by: Journeyman on April 10, 2007, 05:28:10 AM
Most hated online:

1. Cooley (I think this is justified)
2. All other T3 and T4, pretty much equally ("TTT")
3. Every school lower than GW in the rankings (starting with, yes, Iowa)
4. Texas ("Hi, I'm Brian Leiter, and I teach at a T16 - make that T18 - school!")
5. All other schools right below GULC ("Go to a T14 or kill yourself!")
6. Cornell ("Ithaca?!")
7. GULC ("If you're not above the median, just drop out!")
8. Duke ("I hate their basketball team, so their law school sucks!")
9. Boalt ("They actually consider other stuff besides LSAT scores - ridiculous!")
10. Penn ("Now we have to call it T5 instead of T6!")
11. NYU ("I don't care what the rankings say, which faculty they hire, or what caliber of students they attract; my school is still better in every way!")
12. Columbia/Chicago ("Go to HYS or kill yourself!")
13. Yale ("Harvard's just as good! Really, I'd pick Harvard even if I got into Yale!")

That would leave Harvard, Stanford, Michigan, Virginia, and Northwestern...sounds about right
Title: Re: What school gets the most online hate?
Post by: AlphaBusey on April 10, 2007, 08:26:20 AM
Most hated online:

1. Cooley (I think this is justified)
2. All other T3 and T4, pretty much equally ("TTT")
3. Every school lower than GW in the rankings (starting with, yes, Iowa)
4. Texas ("Hi, I'm Brian Leiter, and I teach at a T16 - make that T18 - school!")
5. All other schools right below GULC ("Go to a T14 or kill yourself!")
6. Cornell ("Ithaca?!")
7. GULC ("If you're not above the median, just drop out!")
8. Duke ("I hate their basketball team, so their law school sucks!")
9. Boalt ("They actually consider other stuff besides LSAT scores - ridiculous!")
10. Penn ("Now we have to call it T5 instead of T6!")
11. NYU ("I don't care what the rankings say, which faculty they hire, or what caliber of students they attract; my school is still better in every way!")
12. Columbia/Chicago ("Go to HYS or kill yourself!")
13. Yale ("Harvard's just as good! Really, I'd pick Harvard even if I got into Yale!")

That would leave Harvard, Stanford, Michigan, Virginia, and Northwestern...sounds about right

I don't know...  I think there's a fair amount of folks who seem to think UVA is nothing but a bunch of drunk, racist, polo-shirt wearing, Rush Limbaugh loving frat boy types.  I mean, it's utterly wrong, and I laugh to you, you silly, silly people, but it's out there.  Although I sure wouldn't put us ahead of Penn.  But that's less the school's fault, and more where it happens to be located.
Title: Re: What school gets the most online hate?
Post by: Journeyman on April 10, 2007, 08:51:56 AM
Most hated online:

1. Cooley (I think this is justified)
2. All other T3 and T4, pretty much equally ("TTT")
3. Every school lower than GW in the rankings (starting with, yes, Iowa)
4. Texas ("Hi, I'm Brian Leiter, and I teach at a T16 - make that T18 - school!")
5. All other schools right below GULC ("Go to a T14 or kill yourself!")
6. Cornell ("Ithaca?!")
7. GULC ("If you're not above the median, just drop out!")
8. Duke ("I hate their basketball team, so their law school sucks!")
9. Boalt ("They actually consider other stuff besides LSAT scores - ridiculous!")
10. Penn ("Now we have to call it T5 instead of T6!")
11. NYU ("I don't care what the rankings say, which faculty they hire, or what caliber of students they attract; my school is still better in every way!")
12. Columbia/Chicago ("Go to HYS or kill yourself!")
13. Yale ("Harvard's just as good! Really, I'd pick Harvard even if I got into Yale!")

That would leave Harvard, Stanford, Michigan, Virginia, and Northwestern...sounds about right

I don't know...  I think there's a fair amount of folks who seem to think UVA is nothing but a bunch of drunk, racist, polo-shirt wearing, Rush Limbaugh loving frat boy types.  I mean, it's utterly wrong, and I laugh to you, you silly, silly people, but it's out there.  Although I sure wouldn't put us ahead of Penn.  But that's less the school's fault, and more where it happens to be located.

My buddy  is not a racist, or wears alot of polos....and he wasn't in a frat
Title: Re: What school gets the most online hate?
Post by: AlphaBusey on April 10, 2007, 08:52:59 AM
Most hated online:

1. Cooley (I think this is justified)
2. All other T3 and T4, pretty much equally ("TTT")
3. Every school lower than GW in the rankings (starting with, yes, Iowa)
4. Texas ("Hi, I'm Brian Leiter, and I teach at a T16 - make that T18 - school!")
5. All other schools right below GULC ("Go to a T14 or kill yourself!")
6. Cornell ("Ithaca?!")
7. GULC ("If you're not above the median, just drop out!")
8. Duke ("I hate their basketball team, so their law school sucks!")
9. Boalt ("They actually consider other stuff besides LSAT scores - ridiculous!")
10. Penn ("Now we have to call it T5 instead of T6!")
11. NYU ("I don't care what the rankings say, which faculty they hire, or what caliber of students they attract; my school is still better in every way!")
12. Columbia/Chicago ("Go to HYS or kill yourself!")
13. Yale ("Harvard's just as good! Really, I'd pick Harvard even if I got into Yale!")

That would leave Harvard, Stanford, Michigan, Virginia, and Northwestern...sounds about right

I don't know...  I think there's a fair amount of folks who seem to think UVA is nothing but a bunch of drunk, racist, polo-shirt wearing, Rush Limbaugh loving frat boy typesI mean, it's utterly wrong, and I laugh to you, you silly, silly people, but it's out there.  Although I sure wouldn't put us ahead of Penn.  But that's less the school's fault, and more where it happens to be located.

My buddy  is not a racist, or wears alot of polos....and he wasn't in a frat

Please direct your attention to the bolded ;)
Title: Re: What school gets the most online hate?
Post by: Journeyman on April 10, 2007, 08:58:37 AM
touche!
Title: Re: What school gets the most online hate?
Post by: AlphaBusey on April 10, 2007, 09:08:22 AM
touche!

Yeah, to me that's just a really prevelant stereotype about UVA, even among laymen.  When I began telling all my friends I was going to UVA, I got a lot of "You're reallyl liberal, why the f*ck are you going to UVA?"  But to be honest, I think it was pretty even.  And I have no problem with diversity of opinion, hell, I date a conservative Republican :P
Title: Re: What school gets the most online hate?
Post by: Johnny Stuffs His Mouth on April 10, 2007, 09:10:38 AM
touche!

Yeah, to me that's just a really prevelant stereotype about UVA, even among laymen.  When I began telling all my friends I was going to UVA, I got a lot of "You're reallyl liberal, why the f*ck are you going to UVA?"  But to be honest, I think it was pretty even.  And I have no problem with diversity of opinion, hell, I date a conservative Republican :P

Besides, if you're a liberal, why would you go to a liberal school? So that your ideology can grow stagnant? It is difference of opinions, not sameness, that sparks learning.
Title: Re: What school gets the most online hate?
Post by: AlphaBusey on April 10, 2007, 09:11:44 AM
touche!

Yeah, to me that's just a really prevelant stereotype about UVA, even among laymen.  When I began telling all my friends I was going to UVA, I got a lot of "You're reallyl liberal, why the f*ck are you going to UVA?"  But to be honest, I think it was pretty even.  And I have no problem with diversity of opinion, hell, I date a conservative Republican :P

Besides, if you're a liberal, why would you go to a liberal school? So that your ideology can grow stagnant? It is difference of opinions, not sameness, that sparks learning.

Nah, I just thrive on conflict and argument. ;)
Title: Re: What school gets the most online hate?
Post by: George Sr. on April 10, 2007, 09:20:51 AM
I have read more "WTF? Iowa" and "Why Iowa" and "What's the deal with Iowa" threads than I can remember. Not sure if it qualifies as hate, really, but more like skepticism. People seem to hate it because they think it doesn't deserve to be ranked higher than their schools, which usually have higher LSAT scores.

That qualifies as HATERATION....

Add to that list, BYU

CoxlessPair loves hating on the Mormons

So should I conclude that I am personally responsible for nearly 50% of all the law schools getting a raw deal on this board?

Iowa and BYU suck. Sue me.

I'd say closer to 35%

Journeyman, I am dumbfounded as to how you got into IU and W&L with your numbers. 155 LSAT and you applied to Vanderbilt? Honestly?
Title: Re: What school gets the most online hate?
Post by: Johnny Stuffs His Mouth on April 10, 2007, 09:22:13 AM
Most hated online:

1. Cooley (I think this is justified)
2. All other T3 and T4, pretty much equally ("TTT")
3. Every school lower than GW in the rankings (starting with, yes, Iowa)
4. Texas ("Hi, I'm Brian Leiter, and I teach at a T16 - make that T18 - school!")
5. All other schools right below GULC ("Go to a T14 or kill yourself!")
6. Cornell ("Ithaca?!")
7. GULC ("If you're not above the median, just drop out!")
8. Duke ("I hate their basketball team, so their law school sucks!")
9. Boalt ("They actually consider other stuff besides LSAT scores - ridiculous!")
10. Penn ("Now we have to call it T5 instead of T6!")
11. NYU ("I don't care what the rankings say, which faculty they hire, or what caliber of students they attract; my school is still better in every way!")
12. Columbia/Chicago ("Go to HYS or kill yourself!")
13. Yale ("Harvard's just as good! Really, I'd pick Harvard even if I got into Yale!")

That would leave Harvard, Stanford, Michigan, Virginia, and Northwestern...sounds about right

I thought people hated Northwestern because Chicago's so f-ing cold.
Title: Re: What school gets the most online hate?
Post by: Journeyman on April 10, 2007, 10:40:23 AM
I have read more "WTF? Iowa" and "Why Iowa" and "What's the deal with Iowa" threads than I can remember. Not sure if it qualifies as hate, really, but more like skepticism. People seem to hate it because they think it doesn't deserve to be ranked higher than their schools, which usually have higher LSAT scores.

That qualifies as HATERATION....

Add to that list, BYU

CoxlessPair loves hating on the Mormons

So should I conclude that I am personally responsible for nearly 50% of all the law schools getting a raw deal on this board?

Iowa and BYU suck. Sue me.

I'd say closer to 35%

Journeyman, I am dumbfounded as to how you got into IU and W&L with your numbers. 155 LSAT and you applied to Vanderbilt? Honestly?

This is HILARIOUS to me....

1. Do you know where my undergad degree is from?
2. Did you discount the fact I can actually WRITE (aka Personal Statement)
3. SOFT FACTORS!!!!

I didn't mention everything I've done on LSN

Peace out, dawg.
Title: Re: What school gets the most online hate?
Post by: AlphaBusey on April 10, 2007, 10:43:59 AM
I have read more "WTF? Iowa" and "Why Iowa" and "What's the deal with Iowa" threads than I can remember. Not sure if it qualifies as hate, really, but more like skepticism. People seem to hate it because they think it doesn't deserve to be ranked higher than their schools, which usually have higher LSAT scores.

That qualifies as HATERATION....

Add to that list, BYU

CoxlessPair loves hating on the Mormons

So should I conclude that I am personally responsible for nearly 50% of all the law schools getting a raw deal on this board?

Iowa and BYU suck. Sue me.

I'd say closer to 35%

Journeyman, I am dumbfounded as to how you got into IU and W&L with your numbers. 155 LSAT and you applied to Vanderbilt? Honestly?

This is HILARIOUS to me....

1. Do you know where my undergad degree is from?
2. Did you discount the fact I can actually WRITE (aka Personal Statement)
3. SOFT FACTORS!!!!

I didn't mention everything I've done on LSN

Peace out, dawg.

lol, nuff said ;)

If it was purely a numbers game, we'd just replace Adcomms with computers.
Title: Re: What school gets the most online hate?
Post by: Johnny Stuffs His Mouth on April 10, 2007, 10:45:15 AM
I have read more "WTF? Iowa" and "Why Iowa" and "What's the deal with Iowa" threads than I can remember. Not sure if it qualifies as hate, really, but more like skepticism. People seem to hate it because they think it doesn't deserve to be ranked higher than their schools, which usually have higher LSAT scores.

That qualifies as HATERATION....

Add to that list, BYU

CoxlessPair loves hating on the Mormons

So should I conclude that I am personally responsible for nearly 50% of all the law schools getting a raw deal on this board?

Iowa and BYU suck. Sue me.

I'd say closer to 35%

Journeyman, I am dumbfounded as to how you got into IU and W&L with your numbers. 155 LSAT and you applied to Vanderbilt? Honestly?

This is HILARIOUS to me....

1. Do you know where my undergad degree is from?
2. Did you discount the fact I can actually WRITE (aka Personal Statement)
3. SOFT FACTORS!!!!

I didn't mention everything I've done on LSN

Peace out, dawg.

lol, nuff said ;)

If it was purely a numbers game, we'd just replace Adcomms with computers.

Wrong. There'd be no application process, since we'd already know which schools we were getting into. Just send the deposit check and show up in August.
Title: Re: What school gets the most online hate?
Post by: Journeyman on April 10, 2007, 10:46:31 AM
I have read more "WTF? Iowa" and "Why Iowa" and "What's the deal with Iowa" threads than I can remember. Not sure if it qualifies as hate, really, but more like skepticism. People seem to hate it because they think it doesn't deserve to be ranked higher than their schools, which usually have higher LSAT scores.

That qualifies as HATERATION....

Add to that list, BYU

CoxlessPair loves hating on the Mormons

So should I conclude that I am personally responsible for nearly 50% of all the law schools getting a raw deal on this board?

Iowa and BYU suck. Sue me.

I'd say closer to 35%

Journeyman, I am dumbfounded as to how you got into IU and W&L with your numbers. 155 LSAT and you applied to Vanderbilt? Honestly?

This is HILARIOUS to me....

1. Do you know where my undergad degree is from?
2. Did you discount the fact I can actually WRITE (aka Personal Statement)
3. SOFT FACTORS!!!!

I didn't mention everything I've done on LSN

Peace out, dawg.

lol, nuff said ;)

If it was purely a numbers game, we'd just replace Adcomms with computers.

Wrong. There'd be no application process, since we'd already know which schools we were getting into. Just send the deposit check and show up in August.

Wouldn't that be anti-climatic.
Title: Re: What school gets the most online hate?
Post by: AlphaBusey on April 10, 2007, 10:46:56 AM
I have read more "WTF? Iowa" and "Why Iowa" and "What's the deal with Iowa" threads than I can remember. Not sure if it qualifies as hate, really, but more like skepticism. People seem to hate it because they think it doesn't deserve to be ranked higher than their schools, which usually have higher LSAT scores.

That qualifies as HATERATION....

Add to that list, BYU

CoxlessPair loves hating on the Mormons

So should I conclude that I am personally responsible for nearly 50% of all the law schools getting a raw deal on this board?

Iowa and BYU suck. Sue me.

I'd say closer to 35%

Journeyman, I am dumbfounded as to how you got into IU and W&L with your numbers. 155 LSAT and you applied to Vanderbilt? Honestly?

This is HILARIOUS to me....

1. Do you know where my undergad degree is from?
2. Did you discount the fact I can actually WRITE (aka Personal Statement)
3. SOFT FACTORS!!!!

I didn't mention everything I've done on LSN

Peace out, dawg.

lol, nuff said ;)

If it was purely a numbers game, we'd just replace Adcomms with computers.

Wrong. There'd be no application process, since we'd already know which schools we were getting into. Just send the deposit check and show up in August.

I have a clarification and counter-argument ready, however...  I don't want to turn this into another "online" debacle, so I will yield the point :P
Title: Re: What school gets the most online hate?
Post by: Johnny Stuffs His Mouth on April 10, 2007, 10:47:41 AM
I have read more "WTF? Iowa" and "Why Iowa" and "What's the deal with Iowa" threads than I can remember. Not sure if it qualifies as hate, really, but more like skepticism. People seem to hate it because they think it doesn't deserve to be ranked higher than their schools, which usually have higher LSAT scores.

That qualifies as HATERATION....

Add to that list, BYU

CoxlessPair loves hating on the Mormons

So should I conclude that I am personally responsible for nearly 50% of all the law schools getting a raw deal on this board?

Iowa and BYU suck. Sue me.

I'd say closer to 35%

Journeyman, I am dumbfounded as to how you got into IU and W&L with your numbers. 155 LSAT and you applied to Vanderbilt? Honestly?

This is HILARIOUS to me....

1. Do you know where my undergad degree is from?
2. Did you discount the fact I can actually WRITE (aka Personal Statement)
3. SOFT FACTORS!!!!

I didn't mention everything I've done on LSN

Peace out, dawg.

lol, nuff said ;)

If it was purely a numbers game, we'd just replace Adcomms with computers.

Wrong. There'd be no application process, since we'd already know which schools we were getting into. Just send the deposit check and show up in August.

I have a clarification and counter-argument ready, however...  I don't want to turn this into another "online" debacle, so I will yield the point :P

You have better things to do?
Title: Re: What school gets the most online hate?
Post by: Journeyman on April 10, 2007, 10:49:01 AM
The last 3 months wouldn't of been nearly as much fun without adcomms
Title: Re: What school gets the most online hate?
Post by: AlphaBusey on April 10, 2007, 10:52:09 AM
I have read more "WTF? Iowa" and "Why Iowa" and "What's the deal with Iowa" threads than I can remember. Not sure if it qualifies as hate, really, but more like skepticism. People seem to hate it because they think it doesn't deserve to be ranked higher than their schools, which usually have higher LSAT scores.

That qualifies as HATERATION....

Add to that list, BYU

CoxlessPair loves hating on the Mormons

So should I conclude that I am personally responsible for nearly 50% of all the law schools getting a raw deal on this board?

Iowa and BYU suck. Sue me.

I'd say closer to 35%

Journeyman, I am dumbfounded as to how you got into IU and W&L with your numbers. 155 LSAT and you applied to Vanderbilt? Honestly?

This is HILARIOUS to me....

1. Do you know where my undergad degree is from?
2. Did you discount the fact I can actually WRITE (aka Personal Statement)
3. SOFT FACTORS!!!!

I didn't mention everything I've done on LSN

Peace out, dawg.

lol, nuff said ;)

If it was purely a numbers game, we'd just replace Adcomms with computers.

Wrong. There'd be no application process, since we'd already know which schools we were getting into. Just send the deposit check and show up in August.

I have a clarification and counter-argument ready, however...  I don't want to turn this into another "online" debacle, so I will yield the point :P

You have better things to do?

Of course not.  I'm at work.  I just don't want to shut down this thread.  No one's bit yet, but this topic's perfect to incite some serious flaming and trollery.  I was looking forward to getting some popcorn and settling down.
Title: Re: What school gets the most online hate?
Post by: Johnny Stuffs His Mouth on April 10, 2007, 10:53:23 AM
Man up, son.
Title: Re: What school gets the most online hate?
Post by: Journeyman on April 10, 2007, 10:56:15 AM
Man up, son.

Johnny, this is why you need to go to UVA. 

**grabbing bag of popcorn**
Title: Re: What school gets the most online hate?
Post by: AlphaBusey on April 10, 2007, 10:58:50 AM
Man up, son.

Johnny, this is why you need to go to UVA. 

**grabbing bag of popcorn**

He's going to UVA.  He's like the freshman girl who got asked to prom.  "I don't know.  Maybe.  I'm not sure if I should go.  My parents say you're a bad person..." ok, anyway, the point is, he hems and haws, dances around, what have you.  But I'll be seeing him in C'ville come August.
Title: Re: What school gets the most online hate?
Post by: ChiSox07 on April 10, 2007, 11:01:40 AM
I'm relatively new to LSD, but I think Regent's University Law School is deserving of some hate.  Pat Robertson's Tier 4 law school has placed 150 in the federal government since Bush was inaugurated.  I doubt T14's have a better rate of placement.

The current attorney pleading the fifth amendment in the attorney firings investigations is also a Regent's grad.

I guess all those wanting to be conservative hack attorneys schilling for Karl Rove have great options at Regent's though, if that's your thing.
Title: Re: What school gets the most online hate?
Post by: Journeyman on April 10, 2007, 11:06:43 AM
I'm relatively new to LSD, but I think Regent's University Law School is deserving of some hate.  Pat Robertson's T4 law school has placed 150 in the federal government since Bush was inaugurated.  I doubt T14's have a better rate of placement.

The current attorney pleading the fifth amendment in the attorney firings investigations is also a Regent's grad.

I guess all those wanting to be conservative hack attorneys schilling for Karl Rove have great options at Regent's though, if that's your thing.

Not my thing!

In fact Regent gets more than online hate.... My buddy who goes there hated on it in person!
Title: Re: What school gets the most online hate?
Post by: AlphaBusey on April 10, 2007, 12:29:38 PM
I'm relatively new to LSD, but I think Regent's University Law School is deserving of some hate.  Pat Robertson's T4 law school has placed 150 in the federal government since Bush was inaugurated.  I doubt T14's have a better rate of placement.

The current attorney pleading the fifth amendment in the attorney firings investigations is also a Regent's grad.

I guess all those wanting to be conservative hack attorneys schilling for Karl Rove have great options at Regent's though, if that's your thing.

So where do you want to go if you want to be an attorney schilling for Willie Nelson?  Because I think that'd be a prime gig.  Well paying, with benefits. 

"Your honor, the marijuana in question was grown within the state itself.  And as the tour bus had not yet left the state, the Inter-state Commerce Act does not apply..."  I can see it now! ;)
Title: Re: What school gets the most online hate?
Post by: George Sr. on April 10, 2007, 12:37:03 PM
I'm relatively new to LSD, but I think Regent's University Law School is deserving of some hate.  Pat Robertson's T4 law school has placed 150 in the federal government since Bush was inaugurated.  I doubt T14's have a better rate of placement.

The current attorney pleading the fifth amendment in the attorney firings investigations is also a Regent's grad.

I guess all those wanting to be conservative hack attorneys schilling for Karl Rove have great options at Regent's though, if that's your thing.

I'm sure the whole fundamentalist whacko Christian thing helps a whole lot with placement in the Bush administration.
It's also easier to get your White House Counsels to sign off on your policies when they  have that Regent emphasis on faith rather than that T-14 emphasis on logic and reason.

Let's see if any of those Regent grads are retained with any non-born again POTUS.
Title: Re: What school gets the most online hate?
Post by: Demigoddess on April 10, 2007, 01:06:57 PM
I know T3's and T4's were already mentioned but one school that has a whole website devoted to its bashing is Cal Western School of Law. I think it was a myspace page someone started that grew into a website to which everyone that had a "bad experience" with Cal Western contributed. It was mentioned in one of the earlier posts here.

For those non-ABA accredited ones... Liberty University School of Law had a lovely thread devoted to it earlier, but mainly for its "Rules."

Just my 2.
Title: Re: What school gets the most online hate?
Post by: nowitzski on April 10, 2007, 01:50:51 PM
There is legitimate criticism and illegitimate criticism.  The following schools stand out in my mind:

1. Chicago: Legit in that it is cold and difficult, illegit in that people seem to be convinced that USNWR matters to the extent that UChi gets shafted bigtime.

2. Penn: Legit in that it is wildly overrated and gaming rankings, illegit in that...well...actually Penn sucks, every criticism I've seen is acceptable.

3. UVA: legit in that C-Ville is pretty lame, but illegit in academic criticism or quality - essentially UVA is really high quality and people forget this to bash softball playing and polo shirts

4. Mich: Legit in that it's cold and in the midwest and near detroit.  Illegit in some placement criticisms - when this difference is probably more through self selection than quality/prestige.

5. Gtown: legit in that it is big and away from main campus, illegit in that people forget great proximity to incredible legal market - especially public sector opportunities. 

Overall, UChi gets the most unfair criticism in my opinion.

Title: Re: What school gets the most online hate?
Post by: The Pookie on April 10, 2007, 03:18:59 PM


2. Penn: Legit in that it is wildly overrated and gaming rankings, illegit in that...well...actually Penn sucks, every criticism I've seen is acceptable.





see, my point proven.
Title: Re: What school gets the most online hate?
Post by: RUMike on April 10, 2007, 03:45:32 PM
I think people don't like NYU and Penn because they don't understand the New York obsession. They clearly have not been to NYC.
Title: Re: What school gets the most online hate?
Post by: iscoredawaitlist on April 10, 2007, 04:02:14 PM
I think people don't like NYU and Penn because they don't understand the New York obsession. They clearly have not been to NYC.

Ahh logical fallacies.

I think you're right about why some people don't like NYU, but to assume that anyone who dislikes New York doesn't know New York is ridiculous.
Title: Re: What school gets the most online hate?
Post by: nowitzski on April 10, 2007, 05:02:41 PM


2. Penn: Legit in that it is wildly overrated and gaming rankings, illegit in that...well...actually Penn sucks, every criticism I've seen is acceptable.





see, my point proven.

I totally considered this consequence, but decided to post anyway for entertainment sake.
Title: Re: What school gets the most online hate?
Post by: The Pookie on April 10, 2007, 08:03:37 PM


2. Penn: Legit in that it is wildly overrated and gaming rankings, illegit in that...well...actually Penn sucks, every criticism I've seen is acceptable.





see, my point proven.

I totally considered this consequence, but decided to post anyway for entertainment sake.

ehh, if it was funny, i'd let it slide but..ehhh
Title: Re: What school gets the most online hate?
Post by: AlphaBusey on April 10, 2007, 09:54:43 PM
I know T3's and T4's were already mentioned but one school that has a whole website devoted to its bashing is Cal Western School of Law. I think it was a myspace page someone started that grew into a website to which everyone that had a "bad experience" with Cal Western contributed. It was mentioned in one of the earlier posts here.

For those non-ABA accredited ones... Liberty University School of Law had a lovely thread devoted to it earlier, but mainly for its "Rules."

Just my 2.

One time, as a drinking game, we looked at Liberty's rules, called "The Liberty Way".  Everyone had to tally up how many times they estimated they'd broken each rule.  The total number was then translated into how many sips of beer you had to take.  Needless to say, that was a very rough night for everyone involved.
Title: Re: What school gets the most online hate?
Post by: AlphaBusey on April 10, 2007, 10:03:47 PM

One time, as a drinking game, we looked at Liberty's rules, called "The Liberty Way".  Everyone had to tally up how many times they estimated they'd broken each rule.  The total number was then translated into how many sips of beer you had to take.  Needless to say, that was a very rough night for everyone involved.

How many people had crawled in the space above the ceiling?

I don't think we ever even hit that.  We literally spent three hours on "Drinking alcohol or consorting with individuals who are drinking".
Title: Re: What school gets the most online hate?
Post by: AlphaBusey on April 10, 2007, 10:10:09 PM
I don't think we ever even hit that.  We literally spent three hours on "Drinking alcohol or consorting with individuals who are drinking".

oh, nice, every sip forces another sip!!

Yeah, luckily we didn't play with continuous violations.  We had a couple guys who definitely went against the "hair kept neat, above the ears" regulation.  Which, on reflection, really cracks me up.  Liberty says you can't have long hair, and you can't drink.

But wasn't there a guy with long hair, who used to walk around turning water into wine?  And wasn't he, like, kind of a "big deal"?  Obviously, I must be horribly confused.
Title: Re: What school gets the most online hate?
Post by: The Pookie on April 11, 2007, 09:41:02 AM
Alphadrummer, if Jesus was around to play your drinking game, he'd be too drunk to save the people....for shame, for shame.

didn't he like, magically turn water into wine? Pretty sure Liberty U would frown upon that.

ah, Jesus, you scallywag!
Title: Re: What school gets the most online hate?
Post by: AlphaBusey on April 11, 2007, 09:46:54 AM
Alphadrummer, if Jesus was around to play your drinking game, he'd be too drunk to save the people....for shame, for shame.

didn't he like, magically turn water into wine? Pretty sure Liberty U would frown upon that.

ah, Jesus, you scallywag!

Yeah, so pretty much Jerry Falwell is telling us: Jesus was a dirty, sandal-wearing, wine drinking hippy.

Now I agree with Jerry fully (I always though Jesus was a hip dude).  But doesn't that leave a giant gaping whole in Christian theology, then?  Oh, stupid me.  The solution's easy really.  Give money to Falwell's Tax Shelter (er, sorry, I mean Liberty University, fully accredited...  sort of), and you're set.  It's so easy.  Man, I should get into this religion game.