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Jake_MONDATTA

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Re: What's the Point of Law School?
« Reply #10 on: March 31, 2009, 05:33:53 PM »
Also, how hilarious is it that we are forced to spend hundreds of dollars on a case book in which probably 80-90% of the material is freely available to all via the public record?  


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Re: What's the Point of Law School?
« Reply #11 on: March 31, 2009, 08:15:18 PM »
Also, it's a really good way to keep people who are relatively undedicated out of an disproportionately powerful profession. we like it difficult because it keeps lazy bumblers out.

See if you still belive that after you have spent a year with your new classmates

Yeah...... take a look at them................ Now take a look at the general public... :(


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Re: What's the Point of Law School?
« Reply #12 on: April 01, 2009, 05:05:25 PM »
...because most states have made it a requirement to be admitted to the Bar and to practice.  And think of all those poor universities that would lose their cash cow!
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Re: What's the Point of Law School?
« Reply #13 on: April 01, 2009, 09:11:10 PM »
Here's my proposal and I think it's a good proposal. The final term of law school is pretty much a waste. There are clinicals and electives and, for the most part, you've learned what you're going to learn. Why don't law schools offer a Bar review course to third year students as part of the curriculum during their final semester? If we pay for law school we should be able to leave law school ready for the Bar without needing to drop another several thousand dollars for a separate course. Why don't schools do this? I'm sure they're getting big kickbacks from BarBri and Kaplan to whore themselves ouside of the Library every day, but @#!* them and I'm sure we coud work their materials into the cours.

What say you? Good idea or bad idea?

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Re: What's the Point of Law School?
« Reply #14 on: April 02, 2009, 10:35:58 AM »
Here's my proposal and I think it's a good proposal. The final term of law school is pretty much a waste. There are clinicals and electives and, for the most part, you've learned what you're going to learn. Why don't law schools offer a Bar review course to third year students as part of the curriculum during their final semester? If we pay for law school we should be able to leave law school ready for the Bar without needing to drop another several thousand dollars for a separate course. Why don't schools do this? I'm sure they're getting big kickbacks from BarBri and Kaplan to whore themselves ouside of the Library every day, but @#!* them and I'm sure we coud work their materials into the cours.

What say you? Good idea or bad idea?

Some schools do, I'm taking my schools version right now. Covers the MBE subjects but not the MEE subjects.
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