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University of Kentucky, class of 2012

Re: University of Kentucky, class of 2012
« Reply #20 on: May 01, 2009, 09:07:41 PM »
I know that this might sound insane, but I can't wait to get started this fall. What areas of law do you guys want to practice?

Re: University of Kentucky, class of 2012
« Reply #21 on: May 01, 2009, 09:34:29 PM »
Public interest/international.

Re: University of Kentucky, class of 2012
« Reply #22 on: May 02, 2009, 11:05:36 AM »
criminal law

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« Reply #23 on: May 02, 2009, 11:21:29 AM »
Prosecution or defense? Just curious.

Re: University of Kentucky, class of 2012
« Reply #24 on: May 03, 2009, 12:34:18 PM »
either or

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Re: University of Kentucky, class of 2012
« Reply #25 on: May 04, 2009, 05:17:39 AM »
Swampfox- helpful comments.  My wife and I visited, and those apartments seemed very nice.


As far as what I hope to practice, I'm trying to go in with an open mind... I would like to get a job with a decent-sized firm within the city, and eventually perhaps do corporate litigation.  However, I'm going to see where things lead me and see what really interests me.

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Re: University of Kentucky, class of 2012
« Reply #26 on: May 04, 2009, 07:29:51 AM »
either or

Just out of curiosity, what makes you want to be a criminal attorney if you don't know what side you want to be on?  I'm not knocking that decision either way... just curious.  After all, one side of the fence, you are trying to defend people, and the other side, you are trying to fry (figuratively speaking) those same people.  Does criminal law, in general, just interest you?

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« Reply #27 on: May 04, 2009, 10:55:29 AM »
TopCat, I remember now one characteristic about the Village that made it an especially interesting place to live.  Toyota used to rent out several of the apartments for people from Japan staying there temporarily.  They made for excellent neighbors, and often someone would stop by to politely ask (in halting English) for basic assistance on something like setting up the cable TV or where to buy groceries.

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Re: University of Kentucky, class of 2012
« Reply #28 on: May 04, 2009, 12:12:36 PM »
That sounds like a very interesting experience that could lead to many stories... I think I am most excited about having a tennis court a rock throw away.  ;)

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« Reply #29 on: May 04, 2009, 01:07:11 PM »
I'm just interested in criminal law in general. I really see both sides as a type of defense; it's just that one side defends the accuser while another defends the victim.