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BOD: Round 3, Group 14

Cornell Law School
10 (16.7%)
Duke University School of Law
21 (35%)
New York University School of Law
25 (41.7%)
Notre Dame Law School
4 (6.7%)

Total Members Voted: 33

Voting closed: July 14, 2008, 12:20:20 PM

BOD: Round 3, Group 14

Ninja1

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BOD: Round 3, Group 14
« on: July 11, 2008, 12:20:20 PM »
Round 3, Group 14. Everyone has 2 votes and the top 2 schools move on to the next round. The poll will run for 3 days.

 Cornell Law School
 Duke University School of Law
 New York University School of Law
 Notre Dame Law School

TimMitchell

Re: BOD: Round 3, Group 14
« Reply #1 on: July 11, 2008, 01:47:18 PM »
Ouch, tough decision. Sorry Notre. Any predictions on Duke Vs Cornell?

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Re: BOD: Round 3, Group 14
« Reply #2 on: July 11, 2008, 02:12:13 PM »
I think Duke's got it for sure.  I rarely see a lot of love for Cornell on this board.

TimMitchell

Re: BOD: Round 3, Group 14
« Reply #3 on: July 11, 2008, 03:21:55 PM »
I think Duke's got it for sure.  I rarely see a lot of love for Cornell on this board.

I think you're right

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Re: BOD: Round 3, Group 14
« Reply #4 on: July 11, 2008, 03:29:53 PM »
I think Duke's got it for sure.  I rarely see a lot of love for Cornell on this board.

That's because love and Ithaca don't mix

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Re: BOD: Round 3, Group 14
« Reply #5 on: July 11, 2008, 05:37:41 PM »
I know it's random, but exactly how does the randomizing of groups occur?

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Re: BOD: Round 3, Group 14
« Reply #6 on: July 11, 2008, 06:14:59 PM »
FWIW, I think Duke and Cornell move on.

If you really must know how the randomization occurs (prepare for the amazing), here's the process:

1. Copy the list of law schools from lsac.org, paste into a spreadsheet, remove all city/state/application fee info, sort by alphabetical order.

2. Visit this website (first one that came up in a Google search for random number generators or some such *&^% that I thought was worth a damn):

http://www.mathgoodies.com/calculators/random_no_custom.html

Plug in the ranges, hit enter, take the corresponding number and match it to the entry number in the spreadsheet, paste the corresponding law school into a group. Occasionally break the unassigned group down to the current ranges so I don't have to deal with a million repeats (you know, the number 23 coming up 5 times after it has already been picked).

3. Start a poll. After the results are in, sort it back out based on the prescribed number of schools from each group to survive. Lather, rinse, repeat.

This really is about as random as it can get.