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Current Law Students / Re: What do ACLU attorneys earn?
« on: February 23, 2007, 09:05:23 PM »
Do any other consevatives post here? Or just liberal wackjobs such as yourself?...i know its an aclu thread but geez.

Why does protecting civil liberties have to just be a liberal issue? 
It also doesn't really help your case to call those who disagree with you "wackjobs."

Current Law Students / Re: John Marshall Law School - Atlanta
« on: February 18, 2007, 08:22:01 PM »
Hey guys, thanks for the responses so far.  Yeah I played baseball in college and really didn't take my academics seriously until my junior year in college.  I finished undergrad with a 3.0.  I also just finished my MBA.  On the LSAT though I scored a 152 - not too good but the best I could do. 

I am under the assumption that both schools, Faulkner and John Marshall are pretty much the same.  Both schools are provisionally ABA approved.  So to me it comes down to where I would want to live...either Atlanta, GA or Montgomery, AL?  I am coming from South Florida.

Any thoughts?

Traffic in atl is miserable....but if my other option was Montgomery, Id live in atl for life.

With 3.0/152 I think you can definitely do better than John Marshall.  Possibly tier 3 like Cumberland in Montgomery 

Emory / Emory child advocacy program with Barton Clinic
« on: February 08, 2007, 05:40:29 PM »
Has anyone who interviewed for this program gotten an acceptance/rejection letter yet?

Current Law Students / Re: Decided to quit LS.
« on: January 23, 2007, 07:40:13 PM »
I hope this is a flame.  35th percentile means you are better than 2/3 of your classmates...and its only been one semester.

If this is for real, you should stick with it.

35th percentile means that he did as well or better than 35% of the other students.  It is the opposit of saying top 35%.   

State University of New York / Re: My Chances
« on: January 22, 2007, 09:42:07 PM »
I have no idea what the chances are w/ your numbers at UB, but you can probably get a better idea from the LSAC website than from a message board like this.  The CHIASU website also gives a good idea of your chances.  Overall, from my experience, the LSAT and GPA were really the 2 main factors that dictated my options.  The soft factors like letters of reference and personal statement really made no difference.

Current Law Students / Re: LEEWS tapes vs. CD's
« on: January 18, 2007, 12:12:29 PM »
I got that impression of you from the original post. 

I did LEEWS and didn't think it was too helpful.  I did well on exams (at least the ones I've gotten back so far) but can't think that LEEWS really made a difference, except for possibly in Torts where I kind of followed the system.  Don't have that grade back yet though, so who knows.

I would bet that you call watching Star Trek marathons a "fun" time and find female Japanese animation characters "hot". Go get laid.

Current Law Students / Re: Results are in B average...
« on: January 17, 2007, 04:55:03 PM »
I stopped briefing in September and don't regret it at all.  It is time wasted that could better be used by reading the E&Es, outlining, etc.

Just got my legal writing grade today as well.  B-.  Not too pleased, but thank god it counts less than the other classes.  If I had to pick one class to do poorly in, I guess this would be the one. 

Transferring / Re: Top 5% @ T1- can I get into T14?
« on: January 10, 2007, 10:02:38 PM »
Your screen name is GA-fan.  You can't be at UGA though since noone knows their % until spring.  Intriguing...

State University of New York / Re: My Chances
« on: January 10, 2007, 09:35:15 PM »
SUNY Buffalo?

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