Law School Discussion

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Why are the Newbies scared to speak up?

They prefer to Lurk.
18 (35.3%)
They're not, they're just on another website.
4 (7.8%)
The Board is too cliquish.
10 (19.6%)
There's nothing interesting to talk about.
3 (5.9%)
There's nobody interesting to talk to.
2 (3.9%)
Not enough Board moderation.
4 (7.8%)
Newbies?  What Newbies?
10 (19.6%)

Total Members Voted: 51

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Re: Black Law Student Discussion Board
« Reply #54780 on: January 11, 2010, 09:57:06 PM »
New poster here. Well actually I was a lurker about four years ago and forgot about the place. Texas licensed and currently working in house for an oil and gas company. Seems to be a bit dead around here (finals?). Feel free to ask any questions.

this board has been slipping with the interest...it is in decline and that was expected and only natural when things become stagnant...we don't have a very good "search" system anymore which is symptomatic of flimsy caretakers...but glad you finally joined in the discussion...any picks for  the superbowl???

Re: Black Law Student Discussion Board
« Reply #54781 on: January 14, 2010, 02:15:48 PM »
I like Minny and the Chargers. Good article on LT posted on espn.com today. He's had a solid career.

Re: Black Law Student Discussion Board
« Reply #54782 on: January 14, 2010, 02:16:58 PM »
New poster here. Well actually I was a lurker about four years ago and forgot about the place. Texas licensed and currently working in house for an oil and gas company. Seems to be a bit dead around here (finals?). Feel free to ask any questions.

this board has been slipping with the interest...it is in decline and that was expected and only natural when things become stagnant...we don't have a very good "search" system anymore which is symptomatic of flimsy caretakers...but glad you finally joined in the discussion...any picks for  the superbowl???

What happened to this board? Where did everyone go? I suppose the answer to the second question is off to school and then to work.

Re: Black Law Student Discussion Board
« Reply #54783 on: March 29, 2010, 09:42:01 AM »
I'm a Newbie and I want to get this thread back to being active. The 0Ls need guidance and advice from the older and more experienced posters. I'm not afraid to speak up.

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Re: Black Law Student Discussion Board
« Reply #54784 on: July 30, 2010, 03:19:16 PM »
TITCR.  I think it's just a natural progression- the old heads have outgrown the site's usefulness and have no current connections to the board as well as other ways to stay in contact with one another. 



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Re: Black Law Student Discussion Board
« Reply #54785 on: February 02, 2011, 09:52:17 PM »
Earl Cat, Burning Sands

Non URM here, but I can show the LOVE for the BLSD!

I think the problem you are seeing (not just on BLSD, but on the entire site) may relate to a sense of generalized anxiety in terms of the legal field's saturation and the economy.  You know, those tacit "Will I measure up?" type questions.

Also, there are not enough cheerleaders, like Thane Messinger, posting.  There are plenty of anal sphincters, naysayers, and general twits.  Any meaningful discussion goes two ways.  Oftentimes, when a sincere question is asked by a relative newbie (especially 0Ls), they are lambasted.

That doesn't exactly spread the love.  Just my .02

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Re: Black Law Student Discussion Board
« Reply #54786 on: February 15, 2011, 04:14:34 PM »
Good points.



Earl Cat, Burning Sands

Non URM here, but I can show the LOVE for the BLSD!

I think the problem you are seeing (not just on BLSD, but on the entire site) may relate to a sense of generalized anxiety in terms of the legal field's saturation and the economy.  You know, those tacit "Will I measure up?" type questions.

Also, there are not enough cheerleaders, like Thane Messinger, posting.  There are plenty of anal sphincters, naysayers, and general twits.  Any meaningful discussion goes two ways.  Oftentimes, when a sincere question is asked by a relative newbie (especially 0Ls), they are lambasted.

That doesn't exactly spread the love.  Just my .02

Re: Black Law Student Discussion Board
« Reply #54787 on: February 16, 2011, 03:56:38 PM »
Where is everyone??? I am a 0L looking for guidance and experiences of current African American law school students......this is very disappointing =/

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Re: Black Law Student Discussion Board
« Reply #54788 on: February 16, 2011, 04:23:43 PM »
hiding from sarah palin.

Re: Black Law Student Discussion Board
« Reply #54789 on: February 19, 2011, 10:29:41 AM »
to captain sk33z and shantel88,

I'm a 2L at a T2 school, and I'm willing to answer whatever questions you guys have. :-)