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I'll chime in because my scores were near yours, although a bit higher and several years ago. WUSTL is a definite possibility. You may want to look at some state schools as well. Depends on where you want to go to school and where you'd like to end up, how much debt you're willing to take on.

Might be a good idea to look at Howard. If you feel you like you have the time to put in to crack 160, a slew of other schools could open up.

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Black Law Student Discussion Board / Re: The Thread on Politics
« on: September 17, 2009, 03:08:56 PM »
Y'all remember about a year ago when some nut came in here trying to rile everyone up about Obama's birth certificate and the lawsuit that was filed? I and a few other folks said that the court should hit the attorney with Rule 11 sanctions for filing a frivolous lawsuit with the court, and the guy said, inter alia,  we were ridiculous, biased, and would make lousy attorneys.

Jokes on you, jack.

http://ia311028.us.archive.org/1/items/gov.uscourts.gamd.77605/gov.uscourts.gamd.77605.13.0.pdf

In a nutshell, an 11th Circuit district judge put the smackdown on a birther who refused to report to Iraq because President Obama isn't Commander-in-Chief. You know, since he was born in Kenya and all and has a fraudulent birth certificate. You gotta love an opinion that references Alice in Wonderland.

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Black Law Student Discussion Board / Re: How Come...?
« on: September 14, 2009, 04:40:03 PM »
how come what up cui?

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WARNING: TEMPORARY THREAD JACK

Hola Miss P!!!




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Umm...who here actually enjoyed reading Marbury v. Madison?

<----------------(sheepishly raises hand)

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Sands/ Mods.... I hope this isn't considered spam.

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Black Law Student Discussion Board / Re: Florida A&M University COL
« on: August 03, 2009, 12:29:03 PM »
uhm. . .uh . . .I hear Orlando is nice.

Actually, they're fully accredited now

see http://law.famu.edu/Prospective_Students/Accreditation_Statement.xhtml

Don't see how that has anything to do with the quoted post.

My bad, I'll be sure to clear my posts with you in the future.

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Black Law Student Discussion Board / Re: Florida A&M University COL
« on: August 02, 2009, 10:23:32 PM »
uhm. . .uh . . .I hear Orlando is nice.

Actually, they're fully accredited now

see http://law.famu.edu/Prospective_Students/Accreditation_Statement.xhtml

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General Board / Re: Jr. BigLaw Associate in NY Taking Questions
« on: July 27, 2009, 11:28:58 AM »
Sands, as an aside, is it possible to take the Georgia and NY bars together? Not sure if you even know the answer.

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