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Current Law Students / Re: The horrors of law school...?
« on: October 06, 2007, 03:29:32 AM »
You probably go to my school.-jk.  Though I admit that by not "hiding the ball" class is almost boring. In this type of situation I think the organization/ writing style of exams is much more important- I don't know if that is good or bad for me- hopefully I'll land this consulting gig and not even be around for this semester's exams.

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Current Law Students / Re: Confused about stuff I heard...
« on: October 06, 2007, 03:10:10 AM »
Eh, I guess for some it is the workload but not me- its more about Do I want this to be my life's work?  Answer- Probably not.

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Current Law Students / Re: Confused about stuff I heard...
« on: October 06, 2007, 03:05:40 AM »
It's not the workload that inspired people to say, "You'll want to hang yourself" or whatever.  I know for me it's realizing that law school really isn't that difficult- and someone in a paralegal program is getting a better education regarding the actual practice of law- I was never interested in being a paralegal. Law school is necessary for admission to the bar. It doesn't deserve the prestige its given by many.  Even the dumbest people in your section will have a clue by the end of the first semester. Personally, I'm having trouble seeing myself years from now looking up some garbage issue on Westlaw/ Lexis.

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Current Law Students / Re: Does anyone else feel....?
« on: October 04, 2007, 08:08:39 PM »
You're just now figuring out that you don't learn anything in a classroom?

Lol- No. But I do appreciate the condescending tone.

You're paying to learn the basics. You'll learn what you really need to know once you get into your first job.

Ohh thanks- and I'll let you know- yes, that's sarcasm because your clearly slow. Please read the post more carefully before replying.

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Current Law Students / Does anyone else feel....?
« on: October 04, 2007, 07:48:13 PM »
Does anyone else feel that they are paying 90k over 3 yrs to learn how to spot issues and use westlaw/ lexis? I actually enjoy my classes- usually find the material interesting, but I don't see how that translates to practicing. Is anyone else having trouble reconciling the fact that they will be sitting at a computer 5,10,20 yrs from now combing through cases on often less than inspiring issues?

I don't want to be too negative but just wondering if anyone else feels the same and what their thoughts are regarding finishing school, to practice or not, etc. ??? :-[ :-\ :'( :(

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Current Law Students / Re: 1L's: Do you like the people?
« on: September 17, 2007, 10:00:42 PM »


Maybe I just need to go get a date. Conventional wisedom says it might be wise to go outside law school for that.
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I agree. If you were getting laid you probably wouldn't care. JK!

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Current Law Students / Re: Relationships with Individuals in law school
« on: September 17, 2007, 09:55:30 PM »
It's not going to work if it's like this so soon.  Break it off and move on.

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Jeeze, start wearing a diaper to class...

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Job Search / Re: small mistake on cover letter
« on: August 20, 2007, 06:15:04 PM »
i concur- dumb post

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Current Law Students / Re: F Grades....Please help freaking out!
« on: December 19, 2005, 10:43:56 PM »
budlaw, if you find this site to be beneath you, then why is the apparently idiotic rambling posted here, so under your skin? i urge you, please, to be a little more magnanimous with us poor retards - maybe you could find that in your heart if you switched from crack to decaf. in any case, i look forward to working for you one day, oh great one. ugh, what a putz.

Umm... I already used the decafe line on this thread so if you could not repeat it that would be great. Thanks.-> This post is sure to increase my -5 reputation score.

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