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Given our fancy new stadiums (stadia?) dotting the cities, do you think they can install trap doors under the astroturf for the lions?
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6. Briefs are mostly a waste of time, how they're usually done.
While I agree that case briefs can be a waste of time, I think it is useful to be able to summarize a case into bullet points, or a sentence or two. Otherwise, how will you remember the case and refer to it on an exam. Some of my professors did not care whether or not cases were referred to on an exam so long as black letter law was applied. However, some professors required thoughtful examination of cases and direct fact-to-fact comparisons on exams to get above a B. So, I don't know of any way to summarize the relevant facts and holdings of cases than to brief them. Albeit, my case briefs were always very short.
There are the usual suspects, of course--Oxbridge, Paris, Tokyo--usually because the competition is so fierce (with Tokyo and other Asian schools making Yale look a bit tepid by comparison). The Gourman Report is (or was) the reference for international comparisons--loose as those necessarily are--for those blue-bloods out there. I've no idea if there's a link, as they are (were) an old-fogey reference, long since overtaken by US News.
More to the point, anyone attending any Top 5 law school in the U.S. or any Top 2 law school anywhere else can get a cappuccino with surprising efficacy.
I went to the University of Southern California Gould School of Law and I can make tons of money. That was ranked 17 back then. I am thinking about going back to law school to finish, although I have my doubts that I'll return to USC.
Yes, a legal education will help in these ways, but so too will training in mathematics. One question not always asked is whether one actually wants to do what law school is the prerequisite for: law practice. I strongly suggest the work of Morten Lund in this area. He's written three books on the realities of law practice. They're short, and a (very) real-world look at what law school leads to. I know everyone nags about reading this or that, but Lund's books really are important to see. If you read those and still agree, you're in much better position to carry on. If not, it's a cheap lesson.
If I go back to law school, then I am going to be geared towards starting my own private practice. Law firm, shmall firm. Big law, shmig law. I think it's about private practice.
As for basic class prep, just read your cases. I always did briefs, but they where very short by my third year, maybe a few sentences, mostly bullet points. Don't be afraid to interact in class. The most important thing is that you must condense the universe of information down regularly. I never took copious notes in class. My goal was to continually reduce my briefs and notes into an outline on a weekly basis, so by exam week, all I had to do is focus on practice exams and memorizing an attack outline. Less is more.
What's the point of all this law stuff? I mean, is it really about becoming a servant of the court or is it more about getting better at reading and writing for other things? For example, I use the skills I have developed by going to law school for other things, like gaming. By going to law school I have improved my reading and writing abilities, and I have improved my critical thinking and logical reasoning abilities. And that comes in handy on www.gsn.com.
I'm Sophie, I'm a law student in Assas (Paris), and I didn't do very well this year.. a lot of pressure, and couldn't keep up health wise... Anyways, I'm waiting for my 2nd semester results, and in case I have to repeat my 1st year, i wanted to know if you had any good advice to start fresh?
Where's the best law school in the world? The first time I attended a law school I went to the University of Southern California. I dropped out and now I want to go back somewhere. So, where is the best law school? Here, in the states, Harvard, Stanford, and Yale are kings; but what about elsewhere around the world. For example, if I want to focus on international practice, should I stay in the states or go to law school overseas? Is there a law school in Europe that is more prestigious than Harvard, Stanford, or Yale?
Thank you for you encouraging words, that is exactly how I regard this entire LSAT process and how I act, seriously and above all I believe that dedication is the key. I have seen great improvement after the first 15+ hours of studying and I will agree with you the most important part is to take your time and look back, make sure you understand each and every question, why they are not correct and why the correct one is not wrong. However, I have two exams on the 26th and 28th of September and I am confused as I will have to skip studying for the LSAT for 6 whole days - that leaves me exactly 2 months for the December LSAT.
The truth is that I have not considered the MBA. I will definitely look into it at some point. If I may ask, I have the two bibles for the Logic Games and the Logical Reasoning, what should I look for concerning the Reading Comprehension?
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