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The Infamous "Most Difficult Law School Class" Poll:

I'm a law student and K is the most difficult class.
 17 (8.8%)
I'm a law student and Torts is the most difficult class.
 4 (2.1%)
I'm a law student and Crim Law is the most difficult class.
 2 (1%)
I'm a law student and Civ Pro is the most difficult class.
 23 (11.9%)
I'm a law student and Con Law is the most difficult class.
 12 (6.2%)
I'm a law student and Property is the most difficult class.
 16 (8.2%)
I'm a law student and LRW is the most difficult class.
 7 (3.6%)
I'm not a law student but I think Contracts would be the most difficult class.
 13 (6.7%)
I'm not a law student but I think Torts would be the most difficult class.
 13 (6.7%)
I'm not a law student but I think Criminal Law would be the most difficult class.
 3 (1.5%)
I'm not a law student but I think Civil Procedure would be the most difficult class.
 25 (12.9%)
I'm not a law student but I think Constitutional Law would be the most difficult class.
 14 (7.2%)
I'm not a law student but I think Property would be the most difficult class.
 18 (9.3%)
I'm not a law student but I think Legal Research & Writing would be the most difficult class.
 27 (13.9%)

Total Members Voted: 146

Author Topic: 1L's & Current Black Law Students  (Read 262718 times)

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Re: 1L's & Current Black Law Students
« Reply #3020 on: June 20, 2006, 10:43:24 PM »
congrats SW, way to overcome the stigma of a low score; no doubt you worked your tail off doing it, kudos  :)
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« Reply #3021 on: June 20, 2006, 11:16:18 PM »
nice work scurvy.  keep on keeping on!

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« Reply #3022 on: June 21, 2006, 12:01:07 AM »
Just popping in to say hi! I want to shout about this all over LSD to all those people who thought I'd never make it in law school because of my LSAT. Instead, I thought it would be better to share with supportive folks.

I kicked but last semester. Finished the year in the top 1/3. I'll be on the Business and Tax Law Journal next year. And I'm getting published with my judge three times!

Haven't read the rest of the thread. Hope everyone did well last year and is having a great summer.

Hey girl! It's so good to hear from you. We're proud of you!!! ;D ;D ;D

btw, Business and Tax, huh? Better you than me. ;)

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« Reply #3023 on: June 21, 2006, 09:24:16 AM »
Just popping in to say hi! I want to shout about this all over LSD to all those people who thought I'd never make it in law school because of my LSAT. Instead, I thought it would be better to share with supportive folks.

I kicked but last semester. Finished the year in the top 1/3. I'll be on the Business and Tax Law Journal next year. And I'm getting published with my judge three times!

Haven't read the rest of the thread. Hope everyone did well last year and is having a great summer.

you're a superstar!
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Re: 1L's & Current Black Law Students
« Reply #3024 on: June 21, 2006, 09:28:17 AM »
I'm still at work and my brain is fried....can someone remind me what I should say in parentheticals if I change a few of the words in a quoted sentence? ???

What style are you using?

Bluebooking

sorry for the late response, but don't you mean brackets [ ] instead of parentheticals ( ) for changing words in a quote?

Bluebook Rule 5.2(a)  (and yes I have it in front of me folks)
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« Reply #3025 on: June 21, 2006, 09:40:13 AM »
Just popping in to say hi! I want to shout about this all over LSD to all those people who thought I'd never make it in law school because of my LSAT. Instead, I thought it would be better to share with supportive folks.

I kicked but last semester. Finished the year in the top 1/3. I'll be on the Business and Tax Law Journal next year. And I'm getting published with my judge three times!

Haven't read the rest of the thread. Hope everyone did well last year and is having a great summer.

Congrats!  :-*
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Re: 1L's & Current Black Law Students
« Reply #3026 on: June 21, 2006, 09:57:11 AM »
I'm still at work and my brain is fried....can someone remind me what I should say in parentheticals if I change a few of the words in a quoted sentence? ???

What style are you using?

Bluebooking

sorry for the late response, but don't you mean brackets [ ] instead of parentheticals ( ) for changing words in a quote?

Bluebook Rule 5.2(a)  (and yes I have it in front of me folks)

Thanks Sands, but let me be more clear.  It's a quote (not a block quote) that has brackets around a few words.  The brackets appear in the original decision.  Do I need to make any reference at the end of the quote indicating that the brackets appear in the original, and it's not our alteration? 

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« Reply #3027 on: June 21, 2006, 10:26:49 AM »
I'm still at work and my brain is fried....can someone remind me what I should say in parentheticals if I change a few of the words in a quoted sentence? ???

What style are you using?

Bluebooking

sorry for the late response, but don't you mean brackets [ ] instead of parentheticals ( ) for changing words in a quote?

Bluebook Rule 5.2(a)  (and yes I have it in front of me folks)

Thanks Sands, but let me be more clear.  It's a quote (not a block quote) that has brackets around a few words.  The brackets appear in the original decision.  Do I need to make any reference at the end of the quote indicating that the brackets appear in the original, and it's not our alteration? 


Ah!  Yes, Rule 5.2(d)   After the quote you put in the parenthetical (alteration in original)
"A lawyer's either a social engineer or a parasite on society. A social engineer is a highly skilled...lawyer who understands the Constitution of the U.S. and knows how to explore its uses in the solving of problems of local communities and in bettering [our] conditions."
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Re: 1L's & Current Black Law Students
« Reply #3028 on: June 21, 2006, 10:35:41 AM »
I'm still at work and my brain is fried....can someone remind me what I should say in parentheticals if I change a few of the words in a quoted sentence? ???

What style are you using?

Bluebooking

sorry for the late response, but don't you mean brackets [ ] instead of parentheticals ( ) for changing words in a quote?

Bluebook Rule 5.2(a)  (and yes I have it in front of me folks)

Thanks Sands, but let me be more clear.  It's a quote (not a block quote) that has brackets around a few words.  The brackets appear in the original decision.  Do I need to make any reference at the end of the quote indicating that the brackets appear in the original, and it's not our alteration? 


Ah!  Yes, Rule 5.2(d)   After the quote you put in the parenthetical (alteration in original)

ok, you get the bluebooking award!  Thanks! 

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Re: 1L's & Current Black Law Students
« Reply #3029 on: June 21, 2006, 11:31:23 AM »
Just popping in to say hi! I want to shout about this all over LSD to all those people who thought I'd never make it in law school because of my LSAT. Instead, I thought it would be better to share with supportive folks.

I kicked but last semester. Finished the year in the top 1/3. I'll be on the Business and Tax Law Journal next year. And I'm getting published with my judge three times!

Haven't read the rest of the thread. Hope everyone did well last year and is having a great summer.

We need to hear more stuff like that. Hows everything going btw?
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