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Incoming 1Ls / Re: Facebook and Law School...
« on: April 14, 2009, 09:47:19 PM »
I think online networking is important. I got my 1L summer job (and a lot of other opportunities) through Twitter, my blog, and other networking sites.

Just be sure to manage your online identity appropriately.

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Choosing the Right Law School / Re: Accepting 2 seats
« on: April 14, 2009, 09:45:12 PM »
I know this will give me bad karma in the long run, but is it okay to accept a seat to 2 schools, if you haven't made up your mind yet? (especially if only one of them requires a $ deposit right now)... is any of it binding?



Bad karma. Check the deposit form to see if it's "binding" (aka Tuition Bill.) But really, don't do it.

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Current Law Students / Re: Question
« on: April 04, 2009, 10:57:58 AM »
Based on contract law and professional liability, under what circumstances is it advisable for a client to retain legal advice when contracting with another party?

When in doubt, tell them to ask a lawyer.

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Current Law Students / Re: Law Question
« on: April 04, 2009, 10:56:27 AM »

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UMN = Faegre & Benson.

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Incoming 1Ls / Re: University of Minnesota: Polar Law 2012!
« on: April 04, 2009, 10:53:53 AM »
Ooo congrats on Cornell! I think quality of life is definitely better in the Twin Cities (and employment opportunities as well) but a Cornell degree does carry!

Oh, and as far as career services... I thought they were useful for resume related things, but I didn't expect them to find a job for me. I think their purpose is to give students the tools so that THE STUDENTS can find jobs.

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Current Law Students / Re: summer job ideas
« on: March 30, 2009, 06:11:09 AM »
hey guys,
Thanks for the leads.  I found a place in my hometown that drafts wills pro-bono and I just sent me resume/coverletter/references to them.  I am really open to ANYTHING, because really I find almost every aspect of the law interesting save for patents.  I will check those out and see what's goin on!  Thanks again!

Have you looked into summer classes (externships) or law-related volunteering? What about the public defender's office?

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Current Law Students / Re: Crim: Worst Subject Ever?
« on: March 30, 2009, 06:09:57 AM »
Ah, so the reasonable person hates Crim, too?  :P

Yes.

At least for me, it's way too theoretical.

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Incoming 1Ls / Re: University of Minnesota: Polar Law 2012!
« on: March 30, 2009, 06:08:54 AM »
Hm. Looks like we are in for a snowstorm today...hhhhhhhhhhhmf.

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Incoming 1Ls / Re: How difficult can it really be... seriously?
« on: March 30, 2009, 06:08:02 AM »
I think it depends on the quality of law school that you attend, but the main thing that makes law school different is the grading curve.

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