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Congrats. You must be the man.   :)

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I would say typically with regard to pro bono cases schools have no problem with, but with regard to another source of income they sometimes wont allow you to do it.

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they typically give professors a certain amount of money to go to conferences, buy books, hire RAs, pay for bar dues, etc.  This is the professional development fund.

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Yes, they pay for bar dues, but generally that comes out of your faculty development fund.  No 0% finance on mortgages unless you are some superstar that they want very badly (i.e., I have not heard of that before, but done rule it out).

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Perks - depends on what you think of as perks, but some of the good things I like are, no teaching over the summer or Christmas break, hundreds of dollars a year book fund, travel to conferences (such as england, germany, puerto rico, canada, africa, etc.), some schools will let you do some side practice

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You are right on both counts.  Wanna switch places? ;D

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why you hatin' on Tom? :'(

I didn't know y'all were bff.  Let the hating commence in full force!   :D
How are you LP?  It has been a minute.

LOL.  I am doing pretty good.  how are you doing?  Yes, it has been a minute.  I have been keeping busy with class. What have you been up to?

I'm hanging in there.  I've been doing much of the same.  Trying to figure what I want to do after this dog and pony show is over.

That is good to hear.  I hope you are enjoying your classes.  Do the teaching thing.  All things considered, it is the best job a lawyer can have.

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Hey LP! :)

Tom Bell is Scotch-Irish.

Hey Mo, whats shaking?  Tom is one of those underrepresented non-minority law professors.

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'cause he hatin' on us.

Yeah, I noticed.  Whats up with that?  Some clown who writes on IP now thinks he can write on race.  I am glad I know now that I have it better than white men in finding a law teaching job. ::)

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why you hatin' on Tom? :'(

I didn't know y'all were bff.  Let the hating commence in full force!   :D
How are you LP?  It has been a minute.

LOL.  I am doing pretty good.  how are you doing?  Yes, it has been a minute.  I have been keeping busy with class. What have you been up to?

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