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Current Law Students / Re: What do ACLU attorneys earn?
« on: February 23, 2007, 08:05:23 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, 07:22:01 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 

Current Law Students / Re: Decided to quit LS.
« on: January 23, 2007, 06:40:13 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%.   

Current Law Students / Re: LEEWS tapes vs. CD's
« on: January 18, 2007, 11:12:29 AM »
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, 03:55:03 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, 09:02:38 PM »
Your screen name is GA-fan.  You can't be at UGA though since noone knows their % until spring.  Intriguing...

Current Law Students / Re: Who else is getting a gut?
« on: January 04, 2007, 10:49:24 AM »
I find law school to be an easy environment for controling your weight.  The schedule is flexible enough to fit in exercise every day and it is one great way to relieve stress.  I don't buy it when people claim that they are too busy to exercise.  Even while preparing for finals there are at least a few free hours in the day.

Current Law Students / Re: Who else is dying to see their grades?
« on: January 04, 2007, 10:43:33 AM »
Anyone know why law schools wait so long to give out grades?  Students in other programs get their grades earlier.

We don't get our grades until after classes start again.  This is a very long time to wait. >:(

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