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Re: Time to End Merit Scholarships
« Reply #10 on: January 31, 2014, 02:32:50 PM »

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Re: Time to End Merit Scholarships
« Reply #11 on: January 31, 2014, 03:43:49 PM »
I understand your point, but you still haven't provided anything to back it up. There is nothing in that article that supports your claim. Yes, students with crappy numbers will not receive scholarships and will have to pay full tuition while students with great numbers won't. Shocking!

I'll ask again, although I know you won't answer:

Do you have ANY evidence that law schools have scrapped diversity scholarships, or that diversity is not considered when awarding merit scholarships? If not, then your argument is baseless and should be disregarded. 

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Re: Time to End Merit Scholarships
« Reply #12 on: January 31, 2014, 08:55:01 PM »
Do you understand what merit means? Did you read the ABA Report? Maybe you can't see the point because you are not a minority who has had to deal with discrimination all his life.

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Re: Time to End Merit Scholarships
« Reply #13 on: January 31, 2014, 09:29:02 PM »
Still skirting around answering the questions, still no evidence.

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« Reply #14 on: January 31, 2014, 09:37:54 PM »
That's what racists say when they are accused of racism.

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Re: Time to End Merit Scholarships
« Reply #15 on: January 31, 2014, 09:40:27 PM »
Ah, the ad hominem, a logical fallacy. That's what people do when they can't support their argument.


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Re: Time to End Merit Scholarships
« Reply #16 on: January 31, 2014, 11:08:32 PM »
It's becoming obvious what you are Maintain. I'm done dealing with your type.

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Re: Time to End Merit Scholarships
« Reply #17 on: February 01, 2014, 12:15:18 AM »
It's becoming obvious what you are Maintain.

Ridiculously handsome and a snazzy dresser? Guilty, your honor!

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« Reply #18 on: February 08, 2014, 07:02:40 PM »

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« Reply #19 on: February 15, 2014, 03:16:25 PM »
Paul Campos has a great post on racial exploitation by law schools.  http://www.lawyersgunsmoneyblog.com/2014/02/the-traffic-in-law-degrees-will-be-permitted-but-controlled#comments  He states, "What appears to be happening is that sub-elite law schools, and in particular low-ranked law schools, are selling (quite literally) the social cachet traditionally associated with the legal profession to members of traditionally marginalized groups. The historical fact that members of such groups, and in particular young people in these groups, are especially vulnerable to exploitation by powerful social actors ought to raise a red flag for anyone considering the meaning of these statistics."