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Applying to Law School => Law School Admissions => Topic started by: Runner-up on January 15, 2005, 11:43:36 PM

Title: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: Runner-up on January 15, 2005, 11:43:36 PM
No obvious choices, here, just want opinions. What's the deal, people?
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: dr_draino on January 15, 2005, 11:44:32 PM
Most beautiful is easy:  Lewis and Clarke

BU is pretty damn skanky, but I'm sure there are much worse
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: gentoo on January 15, 2005, 11:54:28 PM
My all-time favorite law school campus is the People's College of Law, it makes the 4th tier law schools look like Harvard. ;D

http://peoplescollegeoflaw.edu/photos/pages/2004_0331_185511AA_JPG.htm
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: foxnewssucks on January 15, 2005, 11:56:20 PM
wow, check out the sweet library


http://peoplescollegeoflaw.edu/photos/pages/2004_0205_195147AA_JPG.htm
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: taterstol on January 16, 2005, 12:00:27 AM
My all-time favorite law school campus is the People's College of Law, it makes the 4th tier law schools look like Harvard. ;D

http://peoplescollegeoflaw.edu/photos/pages/2004_0331_185511AA_JPG.htm

Oh my. Is that siding?
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: gentoo on January 16, 2005, 12:01:04 AM
wow, check out the sweet library


http://peoplescollegeoflaw.edu/photos/pages/2004_0205_195147AA_JPG.htm

LOL, I love how the law library also doubles as a storage room.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: Runner-up on January 16, 2005, 12:01:29 AM
Unbelievable. This place is not ABA-accredited. Let's hope it stays that way.

My all-time favorite law school campus is the People's College of Law, it makes the 4th tier law schools look like Harvard. ;D

http://peoplescollegeoflaw.edu/photos/pages/2004_0331_185511AA_JPG.htm
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: dr_draino on January 16, 2005, 12:05:45 AM
I don't think that's even a goal of theirs

Unbelievable. This place is not ABA-accredited. Let's hope it stays that way.

My all-time favorite law school campus is the People's College of Law, it makes the 4th tier law schools look like Harvard. ;D

http://peoplescollegeoflaw.edu/photos/pages/2004_0331_185511AA_JPG.htm
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: foxnewssucks on January 16, 2005, 12:07:32 AM
they do seem to drink a lot of margaritas.. and they are actually smiling.. i have never seen that at a law school before.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: Runner-up on January 16, 2005, 12:26:29 AM
I guess you learn something new everyday.

In any case, the goal of this thread was to flesh out a very peripheral, but very tangible aspect of each of the law schools, but I guess I have failed demonstrably.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: SleepyGuyYawn on January 16, 2005, 12:40:55 AM
Okay, that link was hilarious.

To answer the OP, Michigan is gorgious in the Fall.  It looks like a castle.

And Miami is beautiful all year.  Miami's campus is the most beautiful college campus I've ever seen.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: Runner-up on January 16, 2005, 12:50:38 AM
Thank you for your answer.

I will still give you a demerit for your God-awful avatar. What are you thinking???
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: SleepyGuyYawn on January 16, 2005, 01:01:26 AM
Avatar?  What's an Avatar?
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: jinniey on January 16, 2005, 01:11:10 AM
My all-time favorite law school campus is the People's College of Law, it makes the 4th tier law schools look like Harvard. ;D

http://peoplescollegeoflaw.edu/photos/pages/2004_0331_185511AA_JPG.htm

lol..that is PRETTY bad..

Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: billymahogany on January 16, 2005, 01:28:43 AM
UMichigan, Ann Arbor
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: DOWNY on January 16, 2005, 01:35:13 AM
My all-time favorite law school campus is the People's College of Law, it makes the 4th tier law schools look like Harvard. ;D

http://peoplescollegeoflaw.edu/photos/pages/2004_0331_185511AA_JPG.htm

AHAHAHAHA! You fucker, you just made me cough on beer.

That is the funniest picture I have ever seen. Not only does the building look like a run-down aluminum factory, but the advertisements and the brick-glass wall are priceless!

I half-expect to see a hooker walking by, or maybe dancing behind the brick-glass (which is a favorite of TTT strip clubs).

HAHAHHA! BIGGEST TTT GHETTO EVER!
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: DOWNY on January 16, 2005, 01:47:47 AM
More fun pictures from PSL:

The "Working People's Law Center" shares a building with the Kien Giang Bakery. Very classy!
http://peoplescollegeoflaw.edu/photos/pages/2004_0324_154832AA_JPG.htm

This lady is my idol.
http://peoplescollegeoflaw.edu/photos/pages/2004_0327_123159AA_JPG.htm

I chipped my front tooth making out with a dog.
http://peoplescollegeoflaw.edu/photos/pages/2004_0327_123920AA_JPG.htm

Everyone at PSL is a gunner.
http://peoplescollegeoflaw.edu/photos/pages/2004_0212_192926AA_JPG.htm

Biggest TTT the world has ever seen.

Finally, the Nashville School of Law has a dean named "Joe C. Loser." Which appears to be a permutation of the midget in Kid Rock videos and, well, a loser.
http://www.nashvilleschooloflaw.net/deanmessage.aspx

HTH everyone!




Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: gentoo on January 16, 2005, 01:52:24 AM
Finally, the Nashville School of Law has a dean named "Joe C. Loser." Which appears to be a permutation of the midget in Kid Rock videos and, well, a loser.
http://www.nashvilleschooloflaw.net/deanmessage.aspx

HTH everyone!

LOL...classic...
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: Southern Gentleman on January 16, 2005, 04:23:56 AM
My all-time favorite law school campus is the People's College of Law, it makes the 4th tier law schools look like Harvard. ;D

http://peoplescollegeoflaw.edu/photos/pages/2004_0331_185511AA_JPG.htm

AHAHAHAHA! You fucker, you just made me cough on beer.

That is the funniest picture I have ever seen. Not only does the building look like a run-down aluminum factory, but the advertisements and the brick-glass wall are priceless!

I half-expect to see a hooker walking by, or maybe dancing behind the brick-glass (which is a favorite of third tier toilet strip clubs).

HAHAHHA! BIGGEST third tier toilet GHETTO EVER!


Downy, you have to admit... These people make COOLEY look good. :o
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: WOMBAT on January 16, 2005, 05:28:51 AM
Well, here are some colleges I visited / went to / worked at:


- Wisconsin - Madison is awesome. A REAL town. Walkable. On the lake. Perfect 10

- SUNY Buffalo is a pretty hideous campus from the outside.

- Michigan - awesome campus. I love that whole town. Not amazingly beautiful, but a lot of fun and very convenient, I'd say the same for Ohio State.

- Is any part of Northwestern law on the Evanston campus? I don't think so. Too bad, that is the most beautiful campus. It's truly amazing.

- Cornell. Aw man, Cornell. I would stab somebody to go there. Even though it's not totally on the lake, or in downtown Ithaca, the hill gives it that one-of-a-kind experience. I love that place.

- U. Chicago is kinda weird. Some beautiful buildings in well scaled neighborhoods, right next to a very bad neighborhood.


Best: Wiscosin - the lake!
Worst: Buffalo - the parking lot!

Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: RocketBot on January 16, 2005, 06:47:15 AM
Here are a couple I've visited.

Michigan - Has a really neat integrated castle villa in which law students live (lawyers club i think it's called).  The library reading room and general exterior is all gorgeous gothic architecture with gargoyles, stained glass windows that depict petty crimes (I thought that was pretty clever), and is just generally really cool.  What really surprised me is how much of a risk, architecturally, they took with the underground portion of library-- it is the polar opposite of the rest of the law school, quite modern.  Hard to explain, but I thought it was pretty neat:
http://www.law.umich.edu/virtualtour/library/entrance-window.htm
http://www.law.umich.edu/virtualtour/library/entrance.htm
http://www.law.umich.edu/virtualtour/library/winter.htm

Chicago - The law school itself is kinda strange looking.  The impression I got was that most of the students there actually actively dislike it (especially because, in the winter, the little reflecting pool out front of the library is drained, and it looks really weird to have the building standing in front of this water-stained concrete pit with sculptures kinda poking out).  Of course, the overall Chicago campus is one of the most beautiful in the nation.  And I hear they are doing some major physical and technological renovations to the law school (on a related note, I've heard multiple references to Chicago as the least well-maintained of the law school campuses, especially technologically-- it did look a bit aged when I visited).

Boalt Hall - I picked up on some very funny propaganda when I visited Berkeley last year.  Some campus brochure I think said something like "students called it 'Boalt Hall High School' because the law school campus is so tightly knit!" -- no they call it that because it looks like a high school.  Seriously though, I don't know if I can even knock Boalt for having such a horrendous exterior, because the place really exudes warmth, being in such an active spot on the Berkeley campus.  The classrooms weren't all that bad either-- but again, the building is one huge cinder block.

Hastings - I don't plan on applying really, but Hastings does have a really neat spot, pretty much right at the center of the SanFran political universe.  The building fits right in with a sort of federal, Washington D.C. look, which is actually pretty intimidating.  Overall I think it'd be a strange place to go to school, with the complete lack of a campus and such.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: BAFF213 on January 16, 2005, 09:33:14 AM
I've heard that UConn has a beautiful campus.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: A.J on January 16, 2005, 11:36:59 AM
I can vouch for UW, Seattle U and Gonzaga as being very nice.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: russian_concussion on January 16, 2005, 12:03:16 PM
Keep 'em coming.

All I can contribute is that Northeastern's campus is smack-dab in the city of boston and is very very beautiful.

Suffolk is on the boston common (like the NYC central park), but as far as campus itself, I haven't toured any of the buildings.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: mchek on January 16, 2005, 12:09:35 PM
I toured Suffolks law building and it is has the nicest facilities of any law school I've visited! Everything is very new and very clean.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: the REAL desi on January 16, 2005, 01:08:14 PM
iowa has a beautiful campus with a river running right through it.  the ugrad side sits alongside downtown iowa city.  the law school practically sits on the river.

illinois urbana is jarringly ugly.  the whole campus.

emory is ok, but sorta doesn't fit in with the remainder of campus, which is very beautiful.

florida is ghetto.  i think they are rebuilding it though.

university of miami is beautiful.

university of tulsa - seems like someone vomited on the city and a law school popped up
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: BAFF213 on January 16, 2005, 01:41:26 PM
I've heard that Suffolk has a beautiful campus and really nice facilities.  I've heard that Northeastern's facilities (e.g. classrooms) aren't very nice, but they are being improved (I think?  Maybe they already were recently improved - i dont remember).  However, I haven't visited either of these schools yet.

Keep 'em coming.

All I can contribute is that Northeastern's campus is smack-dab in the city of boston and is very very beautiful.

Suffolk is on the boston common (like the NYC central park), but as far as campus itself, I haven't toured any of the buildings.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: mchek on January 16, 2005, 01:45:51 PM
I toured Northeastern as well, and was not overly impressed with the facilities, but I wasn't put off by them either. They were basic.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: russian_concussion on January 16, 2005, 01:46:48 PM
I toured Northeastern as well, and was not overly impressed with the facilities, but I wasn't put off by them either. They were basic.

You haven't seen basic until you've toured UMass Lowell :)
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: nika22 on January 16, 2005, 01:51:51 PM
haven't actually been, but USD campus in general looks beautiful

ditto on seattle u and u wash having nice facilities- studied in both law school libraries
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: jakew on January 16, 2005, 01:57:29 PM
I don't know about the law school in particular, but the Stanford campus overall is beautiful.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: TLFKARG on January 16, 2005, 04:10:58 PM
Boalt's exterior looks awful.  They have what Ruskie and I call the "ugly fountain," which looks like a bad imitation of Edward Scissorhands' hands.
Ah, yes, the ugly fountain!  At least you can't miss it when I tell you, "Hey, SWB, meet me for lunch today around noon at the ugly fountain."
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: wongsb on January 16, 2005, 05:13:58 PM
BU is pretty damn skanky, but I'm sure there are much worse

Can anyone elaborate on BU??  I have applied there and one of my old college roommates -from Boston- insists it's the most ghetto campus ever, and that I'll hate it.   ???
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: russian_concussion on January 16, 2005, 05:21:25 PM
BU is pretty damn skanky, but I'm sure there are much worse

Can anyone elaborate on BU??  I have applied there and one of my old college roommates insists it's the most ghetto campus ever, and that I'll hate it.   ???

I'd like more info too. Although I doubt anything can be more ghetto then my UG.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: dr_draino on January 16, 2005, 05:22:09 PM
It's not ghetto...it's just...not nice.  The campus sits right on the river, which is nice, but it also sits right on a main 8 lane highway which is LOUD.  The building is 3rd rate:  It's like 16 floors (maybe 18?  one of those two...I think 18 actually) and there are two elevators...one that serves floors 1-9 and the other that serves floors 9-18.  So If you've gott go to the 12th floor, you've gotta hop on one elevator and take it to the 9th floor, then hop off and get on the other one (I think they're in the process of making one of them serve the whole building...but that means one elevator, which would suck too).  There's a million undergrads running around that are pretty obnoxious.  No lockers in teh building...just not very nice.

BU is pretty damn skanky, but I'm sure there are much worse

Can anyone elaborate on BU??  I have applied there and one of my old college roommates insists it's the most ghetto campus ever, and that I'll hate it.   ???
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: 3Xharvardgrad on January 16, 2005, 05:29:58 PM
I was under the impression that Michigan "hands down" had the nicest law school, followed by cornell and stanford.  I  haven't visited any of them, but thats what I hear.  I personally think the harvard law school needs a facelift.  At the very least, Michigan certainly put in a lot of effort on their website to make the campus look really nice.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: RocketBot on January 16, 2005, 05:44:39 PM
I was under the impression that Michigan "hands down" had the nicest law school, followed by cornell and stanford.  I  haven't visited any of them, but thats what I hear.  I personally think the harvard law school needs a facelift.  At the very least, Michigan certainly put in a lot of effort on their website to make the campus look really nice.

I definitely got that impression when I toured the school...  incredible architecture, excellent facilities, great location on campus (across the street from the business school, Union, and art museum).  Certainly wouldn't mind being admitted there ;)

I think the coolest thing about Michigan was walking downstairs from the library reading room (classic enormous gothic study hall with stained glass windows), and into the main underground library... the architect that designed the library should get a prize.  The way the floors are layered so you can see the whole library as you walk down the stairs, so that natural light reflects into the entire library is an excellent example of ambitious, but subtle modern architecture.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: BAFF213 on January 16, 2005, 05:48:30 PM
I've heard that BU's campus is pretty damn sh_tty.  FYI: my mom went to Northeastern for grad school and she just said it's a pretty bad area, as far as crime.



BU is pretty damn skanky, but I'm sure there are much worse

Can anyone elaborate on BU??  I have applied there and one of my old college roommates -from Boston- insists it's the most ghetto campus ever, and that I'll hate it.   ???
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: Matokah on January 16, 2005, 06:00:44 PM
haven't actually been, but USD campus in general looks beautiful

ditto on seattle u and u wash having nice facilities- studied in both law school libraries


I was just at USD's campus on Friday for an admissions information session.  I spent about 5 hours walking around, exploring.  Everything's very lovely.  16th century Spanish-style buildings (I heard it was modelled after University of Madrid?  Not sure if it's true, though).  The law school seems a bit old, but all I have to compare it to is UMN's building which is lovely (West Bank at UMN isn't much to look at, though, IMHO).

Overall, it's gorgeous.  I felt a little strange wandering around outside in January without a coat on, but if I get accepted, I'm sure I'll get over it very quickly.  ;D
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: dr_draino on January 16, 2005, 06:33:12 PM
Northeastern?!?  Nah...it's right on the Fens

I've heard that BU's campus is pretty damn sh_tty.  FYI: my mom went to Northeastern for grad school and she just said it's a pretty bad area, as far as crime.



BU is pretty damn skanky, but I'm sure there are much worse

Can anyone elaborate on BU??  I have applied there and one of my old college roommates -from Boston- insists it's the most ghetto campus ever, and that I'll hate it.   ???
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: Runner-up on January 16, 2005, 06:34:46 PM
draino, you're now BC-bound. So is it fair to say that you're predisposed to bashing BU?
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: dr_draino on January 16, 2005, 06:35:50 PM
Not at all...I visited NE and BU in October...I was only there for 2 days so I decided to skip out on BC.  After that visit I decided not to even apply to BU

draino, you're now BC-bound. So is it fair to say that you're predisposed to bashing BU?
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: DOWNY on January 16, 2005, 06:56:55 PM
My all-time favorite law school campus is the People's College of Law, it makes the 4th tier law schools look like Harvard. ;D

http://peoplescollegeoflaw.edu/photos/pages/2004_0331_185511AA_JPG.htm

AHAHAHAHA! You fucker, you just made me cough on beer.

That is the funniest picture I have ever seen. Not only does the building look like a run-down aluminum factory, but the advertisements and the brick-glass wall are priceless!

I half-expect to see a hooker walking by, or maybe dancing behind the brick-glass (which is a favorite of third tier toilet strip clubs).

HAHAHHA! BIGGEST third tier toilet GHETTO EVER!


Downy, you have to admit... These people make COOLEY look good. :o

Cooley looks awesome compared to these shitholes. Cooley at least doesn't have block-glass strip club windows.

-Captain Cooley
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: maka nani on January 16, 2005, 07:41:15 PM
lewis and clark.... :-* :-*...well, haven't visited but what I have seen/heard online and in their book (obviously the best photos) I would LOVE to spend three years there only I can't see myself not on the east coast.... :(
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: A.J on January 16, 2005, 07:44:16 PM
lewis and clark.... :-* :-*...well, haven't visited but what I have seen/heard online and in their book (obviously the best photos) I would LOVE to spend three years there only I can't see myself not on the east coast.... :(

East coast=toxic TTT waste site

HTH  ;)
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: maka nani on January 16, 2005, 07:52:07 PM
 >:( >:( >:( >:( >:( noooooooo


 ;)

i have a co worker in POrtland....she loves it....we'll see..
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: A.J on January 16, 2005, 07:54:12 PM
Oh please, you people are responsible for New Jersey.  Try defending that.

Besides, do you really want to spend your entire life in a state nursing home or rather, a state that is one big nursing home?  ;D  ;)
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: maka nani on January 16, 2005, 07:56:28 PM
new jersey= >:( ick  t.t.t.est state

i just gaze at my L&C "applying to law school" calendar...ha
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: SleepyGuyYawn on January 16, 2005, 08:13:32 PM
Yea, and the better thing about the library (except the upstairs reading room) is that undergrads aren't allowed unless they have a special pass b/c they're doing specific research (which I've had a couple times).  But this makes it a lot nicer for law students.  Otherwise the law library would be overrun. 
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: Jason24 on January 17, 2005, 12:34:38 PM
I had to add this to the discussion about the People's College of Law.

http://www.peoplescollegeoflaw.edu/detail.php?url=reasons&category=prospective

I laughed out loud when I saw this. :)
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: johndavies on January 17, 2005, 12:41:51 PM
Anyone been to the Wisconsin campus?

Btw, Hastings seems to be much like Boston U. in terms of ugliness.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: WOMBAT on January 17, 2005, 02:04:07 PM
John - I have been to Wisconsin - Madison. You cannot beat it. Trust me. It really is amazing. Ask me something more specific if you'd like.

Also - can anybody comment on the social life in Tulsa, OK?
It is very important to me to go to law school in a place that my wife and I will enjoy living.

Also, AJ, before you knock Jersey you should spend a weekend in Hoboken (yes, HOBOKEN). It is probably one of the most amazing & unique small cities in America. I lived there for 2 years. It's something special. I will admit that it is dangersouly close to that huge chunk of land dedicated to highways, runoff, shipping containers, somestacks, dead bodies etc.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: amarain on January 17, 2005, 02:22:30 PM
People's College of Law is hilarious!

Cornell is gorgeous, especially in pictures as opposed to real life in, say, February. The law school also has the added advantage of being closer to Collegetown and farther down the hill. And the architecture is truly beautiful, very elegant.  Just be aware... (http://www.weather.com/activities/travel/businesstraveler/weather/tenday.html?locid=14850).
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: Burning Sands, Esq. on January 17, 2005, 02:30:06 PM
My all-time favorite law school campus is the People's College of Law, it makes the 4th tier law schools look like Harvard. ;D

http://peoplescollegeoflaw.edu/photos/pages/2004_0331_185511AA_JPG.htm

I think I just peed my pants
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: amarain on January 17, 2005, 03:19:00 PM
What exactly is up with this???? (http://peoplescollegeoflaw.edu/photos/pages/2004_0331_165338AA_JPG.htm). Please note also the peeling paint on the wall.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: gentoo on January 17, 2005, 03:20:44 PM
What exactly is up with this???? (http://peoplescollegeoflaw.edu/photos/pages/2004_0331_165338AA_JPG.htm). Please note also the peeling paint on the wall.

I love how you can see the tape on the poster's edge.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: dr_draino on January 17, 2005, 03:22:51 PM
What exactly is up with this???? (http://peoplescollegeoflaw.edu/photos/pages/2004_0331_165338AA_JPG.htm). Please note also the peeling paint on the wall.

labor law...looks like specifically minority labor law issues.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: headlesschicken on January 17, 2005, 03:34:31 PM
maybe this is obvious, but yale's buildings were completely renovated in the last five years and they are absolutely gorgeous. the law library was one of my favorite places to study as an undergrad: the main reading room has enormous stained glass windows and 100-foot high ceilings. the whole place is done in intricately carved stone and wood-paneling. the courtyard's within the building are similarly beautiful.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: A.J on January 17, 2005, 03:44:51 PM
Getting hammered (http://peoplescollegeoflaw.edu/photos/images/2004_0210_222006AA_JPG.jpg) at the People's College of Law.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: Sgee44 on January 17, 2005, 03:45:54 PM
Did everyone forget about Columbia?? I think it's the most beautiful school I have ever seen!
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: DOWNY on January 17, 2005, 04:02:53 PM
What exactly is up with this???? (http://peoplescollegeoflaw.edu/photos/pages/2004_0331_165338AA_JPG.htm). Please note also the peeling paint on the wall.

This is the mural of the founding of the People's College of Law, and tells a tale only rivaled by the Orozco mural in the Dartmouth library. Scholars interpret this mural as follows: The one guy is holding a dildo and the other is holding a hammer. Taken together, these figures stand for the proposition that attending PCL is equivalent to getting dildoed in the ass by an enormous, iron-forged railroad hammer.

The lower scene of the mural is just as breathtaking. The man on the left, if you look carefully, appears to be masturbating furiously- notice the large metal shaft jutting up from his legs. He is leaning back and really throwing his back into it, which is symbolic of the work ethic required to succeed at PCL.

The three figures in front of him are known by art critics as the "Three T's." The mysterious T figures combine to produce the full TTT effect of the PCL. While it is unclear as to what the figure in the forefront is doing with the item in his hand, it appears he is flogging himself, probably with a dildo, to signify the hard-nosed dedication required in attending PCL. Students at PCL are constantly captivated and inspired by the majestic discipline of the dildo-flogging figure.

While the mural itself is without doubt an American classic, its flawless presentation is also noteworthy. Glaring irony is present in its display- note the torn, ragged, tape-covered and wrinkled mural arising from a beautiful golden frame purchased for 7.99 at Wal-Mart. The luxurious frame highlights the dismal condition of the mural, and vice versa. In so doing, the presentation of the mural serves as a reminder that while PCL graduates will have JDs, they will nonetheless never actually "enter" the legal profession, and as such are forever confined by the glass frame of hiring committees.

I should be an art critic.

HTH.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: A.J on January 17, 2005, 04:06:53 PM
Yeah, she's MILF enough.  Drinking would contribute effectively to her MILFability, however.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: bobo21 on January 17, 2005, 04:08:55 PM
Dunno if anyone has mentioned it, but Hastings' "campus" is pretty awful, especially when you factor in all the bums that are passed out in front of it...
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: uponcripplecreek on January 17, 2005, 05:58:13 PM
Did everyone forget about Columbia?? I think it's the most beautiful school I have ever seen!

The Columbia campus is amazing! I was shocked at how beautiful it was when I visited NYU & Columbia this past summer.  The only problem is that the Columbia Law School is ugly as sin, and totally out of place on that old, beautiful campus. 
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: taterstol on January 17, 2005, 07:00:37 PM
Haha it is a pretty ugly building. I actually liked NYU's area--right across from Washington Square Park. Beautiful. Too bad I didn't have the numbers for either of those schools.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: Runner-up on January 17, 2005, 07:20:31 PM
Actually, I like contrast in campus architecture. The academic building of the Yale School of Management (founded in 1976) is the only modern-looking academic facility in the whole campus, and frankly, is a nice breath of fresh air, from all the gloomy, old-school Gothic style that is predominant.

Did everyone forget about Columbia?? I think it's the most beautiful school I have ever seen!

The Columbia campus is amazing! I was shocked at how beautiful it was when I visited NYU & Columbia this past summer.  The only problem is that the Columbia Law School is ugly as sin, and totally out of place on that old, beautiful campus. 
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: BAFF213 on January 17, 2005, 10:20:26 PM
HAHA

Getting hammered (http://peoplescollegeoflaw.edu/photos/images/2004_0210_222006AA_JPG.jpg) at the People's College of Law.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: BAFF213 on January 17, 2005, 10:23:19 PM
Maybe they call themselves "People's" college of law because they are proud of the fact that people actually attend the school, rather than, say primates.  Or perhaps they have a satellite campus where they admit animals or other less intelligent species,  which also helps to explain the name of the school.   ;)

Getting hammered (http://peoplescollegeoflaw.edu/photos/images/2004_0210_222006AA_JPG.jpg) at the People's College of Law.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: A.J on January 17, 2005, 10:27:08 PM
Valpo is a TTT but PCL cannot even be properly called a TTT.  I believe that statement stands without qualification.

What if we started calling things PCLs?  Now that's derogatory.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: giffy on January 17, 2005, 10:32:37 PM
What exactly is up with this???? (http://peoplescollegeoflaw.edu/photos/pages/2004_0331_165338AA_JPG.htm). Please note also the peeling paint on the wall.

This is the mural of the founding of the People's College of Law, and tells a tale only rivaled by the Orozco mural in the Dartmouth library. Scholars interpret this mural as follows: The one guy is holding a dildo and the other is holding a hammer. Taken together, these figures stand for the proposition that attending PCL is equivalent to getting dildoed in the ass by an enormous, iron-forged railroad hammer.

The lower scene of the mural is just as breathtaking. The man on the left, if you look carefully, appears to be masturbating furiously- notice the large metal shaft jutting up from his legs. He is leaning back and really throwing his back into it, which is symbolic of the work ethic required to succeed at PCL.

The three figures in front of him are known by art critics as the "Three T's." The mysterious T figures combine to produce the full TTT effect of the PCL. While it is unclear as to what the figure in the forefront is doing with the item in his hand, it appears he is flogging himself, probably with a dildo, to signify the hard-nosed dedication required in attending PCL. Students at PCL are constantly captivated and inspired by the majestic discipline of the dildo-flogging figure.

While the mural itself is without doubt an American classic, its flawless presentation is also noteworthy. Glaring irony is present in its display- note the torn, ragged, tape-covered and wrinkled mural arising from a beautiful golden frame purchased for 7.99 at Wal-Mart. The luxurious frame highlights the dismal condition of the mural, and vice versa. In so doing, the presentation of the mural serves as a reminder that while PCL graduates will have JDs, they will nonetheless never actually "enter" the legal profession, and as such are forever confined by the glass frame of hiring committees.

I should be an art critic.

HTH.


f-ing brilliant I toast my scotch to you.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: BAFF213 on January 17, 2005, 10:33:22 PM
Cornell is gorgeous, especially in pictures as opposed to real life in, say, February. The law school also has the added advantage of being closer to Collegetown and farther down the hill. And the architecture is truly beautiful, very elegant.  Just be aware... (http://www.weather.com/activities/travel/businesstraveler/weather/tenday.html?locid=14850).

You should have put up the monthly averages (http://www.weather.com/activities/travel/businesstraveler/weather/climo-monthly-graph.html?locid=14850) - they display the full weather predicament that you will have to deal with if you attend Cornell.  However, this is very similar to what I am dealing with right now (http://www.weather.com/activities/other/other/weather/climo-monthly-graph.html?locid=USMA0009&from=search).  Our winter lows here are actually lower than Ithaca's - and we have nasty wind chill factors as well.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: BAFF213 on January 17, 2005, 10:40:07 PM
I agree - that was great.

What exactly is up with this???? (http://peoplescollegeoflaw.edu/photos/pages/2004_0331_165338AA_JPG.htm). Please note also the peeling paint on the wall.

This is the mural of the founding of the People's College of Law, and tells a tale only rivaled by the Orozco mural in the Dartmouth library. Scholars interpret this mural as follows: The one guy is holding a dildo and the other is holding a hammer. Taken together, these figures stand for the proposition that attending PCL is equivalent to getting dildoed in the ass by an enormous, iron-forged railroad hammer.

The lower scene of the mural is just as breathtaking. The man on the left, if you look carefully, appears to be masturbating furiously- notice the large metal shaft jutting up from his legs. He is leaning back and really throwing his back into it, which is symbolic of the work ethic required to succeed at PCL.

The three figures in front of him are known by art critics as the "Three T's." The mysterious T figures combine to produce the full third tier toilet effect of the PCL. While it is unclear as to what the figure in the forefront is doing with the item in his hand, it appears he is flogging himself, probably with a dildo, to signify the hard-nosed dedication required in attending PCL. Students at PCL are constantly captivated and inspired by the majestic discipline of the dildo-flogging figure.

While the mural itself is without doubt an American classic, its flawless presentation is also noteworthy. Glaring irony is present in its display- note the torn, ragged, tape-covered and wrinkled mural arising from a beautiful golden frame purchased for 7.99 at Wal-Mart. The luxurious frame highlights the dismal condition of the mural, and vice versa. In so doing, the presentation of the mural serves as a reminder that while PCL graduates will have JDs, they will nonetheless never actually "enter" the legal profession, and as such are forever confined by the glass frame of hiring committees.

I should be an art critic.

HTH.


f-ing brilliant I toast my scotch to you.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: DOWNY on January 17, 2005, 11:27:03 PM
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Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: Bruner on January 18, 2005, 10:02:57 AM


I swear this cat is licking his bicep. 

http://peoplescollegeoflaw.edu/photos/pages/2004_0331_185511AA_JPG.htm
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: Whygohome on January 18, 2005, 10:06:44 AM
I live about a mile away from the University of NM Law school... the building itself is pretty nice, it lies right next to a golf course and through the windows you get a very scenic view of the Sandias Mountains. Right now the area is a war zone since there is construction everywhere. Across the street is a less than panoramic housing development.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: giffy on January 18, 2005, 10:14:08 AM
Does anyone else think of Dr. Nicks Hollywood upstaris medical school, or the Larry Storch school of acting and dishwasher repair.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: linquest on January 18, 2005, 10:44:55 AM
Out of NY schools...

Cornell is by far the most beautiful.

Worst?  CUNY Queens-it's literally a renovated high school.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: drowles on January 18, 2005, 01:02:59 PM
Wash U and Tulane, which are both on the ugrad campuses are quite nice..

gtown and gw are in the city (if you can call dc that).. I think gw probably has the best campus in dc.. American's is shiiiittt..hmmm... guess thats all i know.. oh, actually Ive been to bc, its nice too.. And BU, its a freakin scary place.. do not apply there until youve visited.. Ive given you fair warning..

Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: maricutie on January 18, 2005, 01:53:42 PM
Anything on Stanford? I didn't apply there as an undergrad because I kept thinking it looked like a Taco Bell restuarant, but maybe I was wrong.

My contribution:

BOALT: Everything said here is pretty accurate. It's a public institution, remember, and the CA budget has been hurting. Most of the building are 70s and 80s old, but not pretty-old like Yale or Mich sound. I don't think you get power plugs for your laptops on the desks (I may be wrong), and we only in the past year or so got wireless. And the chairs creak in the lecture halls.

Northwestern: Pretty. And right next to the lake, so you have a beautiful view. The library here is gorgeous as well, although the glorious view of the lake isn't very helpful for studying. There's parts of it that are dark, stained glass, gothic-looking ... and then there are the parts that are super modern. Like their admissions office has glass walls.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: A.J on January 18, 2005, 01:55:38 PM
And Valpo is a TTT.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: wongsb on January 18, 2005, 03:20:40 PM
Wash U and Tulane, which are both on the ugrad campuses are quite nice..

gtown and gw are in the city (if you can call dc that).. I think gw probably has the best campus in dc.. American's is shiiiittt..hmmm... guess thats all i know.. oh, actually Ive been to bc, its nice too.. And BU, its a freakin scary place.. do not apply there until youve visited.. Ive given you fair warning..



I was in DC this weekend and, after visiting American's campus, have decided not to apply, even though it's one of my two mere safety schools.  Yuck.  It's basically a building, secluded in the NW fringes of the city, about a five minute shuttle ride away from the rest of the campus, where the only thing in the immediate vicinity is a Crate & Barrel and a Starbucks across the street. 

I do agree that GW has the best campus in DC! 

And, seeing that everyone keeps insisting that BU is ghetto scary, I am intrigued.   ;D  How bad can a campus truly be, anyway????
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: russian_concussion on January 18, 2005, 03:23:04 PM
Wash U and Tulane, which are both on the ugrad campuses are quite nice..

gtown and gw are in the city (if you can call dc that).. I think gw probably has the best campus in dc.. American's is shiiiittt..hmmm... guess thats all i know.. oh, actually Ive been to bc, its nice too.. And BU, its a freakin scary place.. do not apply there until youve visited.. Ive given you fair warning..



I was in DC this weekend and after visiting American's campus, have decided not to apply, even though it's one of my two mere safety schools.  Yuck.  It's basically a building, secluded in the NW fringes of the city, about a five minute shuttle ride away from the rest of the campus, where the only thing in the immediate vicinity is a Crate & Barrel and a Starbucks across the street. 

I agree that GW has the best campus in DC! 

And, now that everyone keeps insisting that BU is ghetto scary, I am intrigued.   ;D

BU isn't that ghetto. It's just that everyone here is very ivy so pretty much any regular school looks ghetto by comparacen. I myself am from a REAL ghetto school and BU looks just grrrreat to me.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: 'lit on January 18, 2005, 03:26:54 PM
Anything on Stanford? I didn't apply there as an undergrad because I kept thinking it looked like a Taco Bell restuarant, but maybe I was wrong.

oh, you silly, silly thing ::shakes head::

stanford is GORGEOUS. to die. you'll see... i went there for a year, and every time i walked acorss campus i would look around and be like, do i really go here?

i did this mentoring program with 7th graders in EPA and i have pics of them visiting campus and climbing all over the rodin sculptures... i should post   :D
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: wongsb on January 18, 2005, 03:28:16 PM

BU isn't that ghetto. It's just that everyone here is very ivy so pretty much any regular school looks ghetto by comparacen. I myself am from a REAL ghetto school and BU looks just grrrreat to me.

Haha, I remember you alluded to your "ghetto school" earlier -so, where exactly DID you go?  :D

I myself figure that many "ghetto" schools are just mad ugly from the outside, nothing more.  The only school I have visited in which I have ever felt unsafe is Brooklyn College (where I took my December LSATs).  
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: TheArbiter on January 18, 2005, 03:32:27 PM
I went to Ugrad at Texas A&M.  It looks like the offspring between a maximum security prison and a military base.....gorgeous.  As for law schools SMU is really, really nice but then again its right in the middle of one of the richest neighborhoods in the state of Texas.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: wongsb on January 18, 2005, 03:36:52 PM
Anyone have a review on Washington & Lee?  and perhaps some insight into Lexington, VA?  I have heard Lee and his horse are buried on campus and the town is a pretty miserable place.  More information would be nice.

 :)
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: russian_concussion on January 18, 2005, 03:37:43 PM

BU isn't that ghetto. It's just that everyone here is very ivy so pretty much any regular school looks ghetto by comparacen. I myself am from a REAL ghetto school and BU looks just grrrreat to me.

Haha, I remember you alluded to your "ghetto school" earlier -so, where exactly DID you go?  :D

I myself figure that many "ghetto" schools are just mad ugly from the outside, nothing more.  The only school I have visited in which I have ever felt unsafe is Brooklyn College (where I took my December LSATs). 

I'm finishing up UMass Lowell. Now, not only is this school ugly from the outside, it's rotten to the core. As far as the ghetto aspect of it, two of my friends have had their cars stolen through the years and one was beaten up and robbed while out looking at a meteor shower, oh and we've also had a few riots, but that's nothing new. As is usually the case, the police feel the need to crack down on everyone nondiscriminantly. They are even worse then the gangsters. Oh and we also have a very convenient bridge, "Kerouak's bridge", over the merrimack river going between two campuses. Not a year goes by that someone doesn't jump/get thrown off the bridge. It's quite the experience, walking to class in the morning and seeing a red smear on the rocks below. Those are the lucky ones. One time a lady jumped but didn't die on impact, she sat there on the rocks wailing for like 20 minutes before the cops and ambulances made their way down.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: maka nani on January 18, 2005, 03:40:00 PM
i remember getting their catalog...gess I'm glad I endd up at URI   :D
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: russian_concussion on January 18, 2005, 03:41:53 PM
i remember getting their catalog...gess I'm glad I endd up at URI   :D

Too bad, we coud've gotten drunk and  :-*
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: wongsb on January 18, 2005, 03:45:24 PM

I'm finishing up UMass Lowell. Now, not only is this school ugly from the outside, it's rotten to the core. As far as the ghetto aspect of it, two of my friends have had their cars stolen through the years and one was beaten up and robbed while out looking at a meteor shower, oh and we've also had a few riots, but that's nothing new. As is usually the case, the police feel the need to crack down on everyone nondiscriminantly. They are even worse then the gangsters. Oh and we also have a very convenient bridge, "Kerouak's bridge", over the merrimack river going between two campuses. Not a year goes by that someone doesn't jump/get thrown off the bridge. It's quite the experience, walking to class in the morning and seeing a red smear on the rocks below. Those are the lucky ones. One time a lady jumped but didn't die on impact, she sat there on the rocks wailing for like 20 minutes before the cops and ambulances made their way down.

Ummmmm.. the official website did well with the propaganda, then! 
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: maka nani on January 18, 2005, 03:46:19 PM
ha ha!  i would have ended upat emerson or endicott had I applied ANYWHERE ELSE....sigh

 :-*


my hands are freezing it is so cold here
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: russian_concussion on January 18, 2005, 03:47:06 PM

I'm finishing up UMass Lowell. Now, not only is this school ugly from the outside, it's rotten to the core. As far as the ghetto aspect of it, two of my friends have had their cars stolen through the years and one was beaten up and robbed while out looking at a meteor shower, oh and we've also had a few riots, but that's nothing new. As is usually the case, the police feel the need to crack down on everyone nondiscriminantly. They are even worse then the gangsters. Oh and we also have a very convenient bridge, "Kerouak's bridge", over the merrimack river going between two campuses. Not a year goes by that someone doesn't jump/get thrown off the bridge. It's quite the experience, walking to class in the morning and seeing a red smear on the rocks below. Those are the lucky ones. One time a lady jumped but didn't die on impact, she sat there on the rocks wailing for like 20 minutes before the cops and ambulances made their way down.

Ummmmm.. the official website did well with the propaganda, then! 

That's one thing we've got by the truckload, bull!
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: 'lit on January 18, 2005, 03:48:42 PM
I was under the impression that Michigan "hands down" had the nicest law school, followed by cornell and stanford.  I  haven't visited any of them, but thats what I hear.  I personally think the harvard law school needs a facelift.  At the very least, Michigan certainly put in a lot of effort on their website to make the campus look really nice.

funny, i also have heard raves about mich (but never been), but i love stanford and cornell's campuses. was surprised/disappointed when i visited harvard, but BC is superpretty.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: 'lit on January 18, 2005, 03:54:10 PM
This is the mural of the founding of the People's College of Law, and tells a tale only rivaled by the Orozco mural in the Dartmouth library. Scholars interpret this mural as follows: The one guy is holding a dildo and the other is holding a hammer. Taken together, these figures stand for the proposition that attending PCL is equivalent to getting dildoed in the ass by an enormous, iron-forged railroad hammer

will you now enlighten us as to precisely what is going on in the orozco murals, pretty please?
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: A.J on January 18, 2005, 04:01:11 PM
LOL, on my campus we had a sculpture entitled "The Man Who Used to Hunt Cougars for Bounty", celebrating the native American heritage of the area.  It lookes like a man humping a bear.

(http://outdoorsculpture.wwu.edu/Number19.jpg)
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: headlesschicken on January 18, 2005, 04:05:18 PM
I agree that Harvard was quite disappointing: Mid-20th Century modernism at its worst (i.e. boring concrete buildings). The rest of the campus is nice, but the law school was disappointing. If the closest you've ever come to "Mission-style" buildings is Taco Bell (which was the case with me until I moved out to California) then Stanford does in fact look like Taco Bell. But so does the oldest building in San Francisco (mission dolores).
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: BAFF213 on January 21, 2005, 09:25:47 PM
my cousin goes to endicott - just thought i'd chime in.

ha ha!  i would have ended upat emerson or endicott had I applied ANYWHERE ELSE....sigh

 :-*


my hands are freezing it is so cold here
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: SleepyGuyYawn on January 21, 2005, 09:53:06 PM
What's an endicott?
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: norsie11 on January 21, 2005, 11:59:52 PM
As a native Madisonian I gotta put my 2 cents in...UW campus, right on the lake (multiple lakes in Madi), is gorgeous.  The union is one of the highlights where everyone goes (not just students) and there is always stuff going on -- art, live music, swimming... and you really can't beat the vibe of state street (main kinda "downtown" street, no cars allowed, tons of places to chow and shop and read and drink coffee and drink other things).  Plus, there is the new overature center of performing arts (not even a year old).  I don't have much experience with the law facilities, but I have heard only good things.  The courthouse is close, as is the jail (if you do clinics or externships).  Hope that helps. 

Kinda a bummer to hear BU is sh*tty, why don't they take all that tuition money and renovate!!!  People's Law stuff was HILLARIOUS -- definately a nice break from tedious apps.   :)
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: ! B L U E WAR R I O R..! on January 22, 2005, 12:53:25 AM
the most beautiful campus is in hawaii...and pookie...GO TO SLEEP...IT IS WAY PAST YOUR BEDTIME....
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: RocketBot on January 22, 2005, 05:24:13 AM
Well Madison has going for it what few other campuses do.  It's mostly just an incredible city...  while it gets cold as all hell there, I didn't really notice it in my year there as an undergrad, because it's just such a damn fun place to be.  One of the few places in the midwest I'd consider living (coming from a CA kid)
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: AubZamZam on January 22, 2005, 07:45:21 AM
Maricutie, Stanford IS gorgeous.  Especially the main quad.  Away from the main quad there is some 50's like architecture interspersed with the old style buildings, but it doesn't really detract, the campus as a whole is just beautiful.  The law school itself is somewhat non-descript, but not ugly or anything.  I was in the law library a few times as an undergrad, and from what I remember it's a little 1970's ish.  However, the undergrad library (Green) has the newly restored Bing Wing which is seriously almost awe-inspiring. 
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: InVinoVeritas on January 22, 2005, 08:57:26 AM
Maricutie, Stanford IS gorgeous....

I went to stanford for undergrad, and I never really understood why they Taco Bell analogy persists so strongly.  I guess it's just a reference everybody can get.  In it's own postmodern way, the law school is pretty.  As Aub mentioned, the Main Quad, on the other hand is gorgeous, particularly memorial church. 

I always thought of Stanford's campus as suburban in the sense that the campus isn't very dense;  for better or for worse, everything is spread out.  Once you visit, you'll understand why nearly everyone rides around on a bike.  I know there's been a ton of construction since I've graduated, so I suspect, it might seem a little less unwieldy.  Fortunately, the law school is very centrally located.  The postoffice, bookstore, student union and administration buildings are all a stone's throw away. 
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: AubZamZam on January 22, 2005, 09:51:26 AM
InVino, when did you graduate?
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: Stu on January 22, 2005, 10:40:56 AM
Indiana Bloomington (http://www.iub.edu/tour/). Very nice campus. My wife has been leaning on this option since she's going for her MPA and they are top in the nation for this area, and the school is much closer to her hometown (Cincinnati). I've heard Bloomington itself is nice, if a little boring and conservative.

We've been attending unranked hellhole-esque Eastern Michgan U in Ypsilanti, Michigan. It borders Ann Arbor, so we're already used to the Michigan area. UM's law quad is definitely impressive, like suddenly being trasnported to Medieval Europe. It's one of those places you have to experience firsthand to really get a sense of how cool it is.

OTOH, I've heard People's College in LA is pretty spiff...
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: InVinoVeritas on January 22, 2005, 11:10:51 AM
InVino, when did you graduate?

97
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: AubZamZam on January 22, 2005, 11:25:17 AM
InVino, when did you graduate?

97

Ah, so you missed the renovated Green libe... that is too bad, it's incredible!  But you also missed the renovated CoHo, which kinda sucked.  I graduated in '00.   I hear that Tressider has undergone a complete overhaul too but haven't been back to campus in a couple of years.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: InVinoVeritas on January 22, 2005, 11:33:48 AM
InVino, when did you graduate?

97

Ah, so you missed the renovated Green libe... that is too bad, it's incredible! But you also missed the renovated CoHo, which kinda sucked. I graduated in '00. I hear that Tressider has undergone a complete overhaul too but haven't been back to campus in a couple of years.

Yeah, the Green renovation was almost complete when I graduated, but I've heard from others that it's awesome.  I actually spent a fair amount of time at the CoHo and I kind of liked it's beat up ambiance.  Tressider had been due for an overhaul; it never struck me as an effective student union.  I haven't been there since 1999, so I'm sure much of the campus will seem new again the next time I visit. 
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: ilsox7 on January 22, 2005, 12:44:26 PM
Indiana Bloomington (http://www.iub.edu/tour/). Very nice campus. My wife has been leaning on this option since she's going for her MPA and they are top in the nation for this area, and the school is much closer to her hometown (Cincinnati). I've heard Bloomington itself is nice, if a little boring and conservative.

We've been attending unranked hellhole-esque Eastern Michgan U in Ypsilanti, Michigan. It borders Ann Arbor, so we're already used to the Michigan area. UM's law quad is definitely impressive, like suddenly being trasnported to Medieval Europe. It's one of those places you have to experience firsthand to really get a sense of how cool it is.

OTOH, I've heard People's College in LA is pretty spiff...

Bloomington is phenomenal.  Only conservative when compared to another college campus.  Farthest thing from boring, then again that depends on your interests.  State forest minutes away.  Stream and trees make up the center of campus with grassy areas to study outside.  Also one of the top UG and Grad business schools, great music school, etc.  A fine choice!
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: maka nani on January 22, 2005, 01:58:27 PM
my cousin goes to endicott - just thought i'd chime in.

ha ha! i would have ended upat emerson or endicott had I applied ANYWHERE ELSE....sigh

 :-*


my hands are freezing it is so cold here

really? i l ooked at it briefly becaue i wanted to play soccer...but ended up at TTT URI
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: Stu on January 22, 2005, 06:13:08 PM
Indiana Bloomington (http://www.iub.edu/tour/). Very nice campus. My wife has been leaning on this option since she's going for her MPA and they are top in the nation for this area, and the school is much closer to her hometown (Cincinnati). I've heard Bloomington itself is nice, if a little boring and conservative.

We've been attending unranked hellhole-esque Eastern Michgan U in Ypsilanti, Michigan. It borders Ann Arbor, so we're already used to the Michigan area. UM's law quad is definitely impressive, like suddenly being trasnported to Medieval Europe. It's one of those places you have to experience firsthand to really get a sense of how cool it is.

OTOH, I've heard People's College in LA is pretty spiff...

Bloomington is phenomenal.  Only conservative when compared to another college campus.  Farthest thing from boring, then again that depends on your interests.  State forest minutes away.  Stream and trees make up the center of campus with grassy areas to study outside.  Also one of the top UG and Grad business schools, great music school, etc.  A fine choice!

Good information, thanks! I'm definitely intrigued enough to check it out for myself. One guys "conservative" could be my bohemian paradise; who knows.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: ilsox7 on January 22, 2005, 06:15:16 PM
Stu,

Feel free to direct any IU questions my way.  I am biased but in a good way.  Loved my years in Bloomington.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: 140am on January 22, 2005, 07:06:24 PM
lewis and clark.... :-* :-*...well, haven't visited but what I have seen/heard online and in their book (obviously the best photos) I would LOVE to spend three years there only I can't see myself not on the east coast.... :(

East coast=toxic third tier toilet waste site

HTH  ;)

Yeah, where the country was founded.  Without us, you'd probably be in an extension of Russia or something.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: russian_concussion on January 22, 2005, 07:07:48 PM
lewis and clark.... :-* :-*...well, haven't visited but what I have seen/heard online and in their book (obviously the best photos) I would LOVE to spend three years there only I can't see myself not on the east coast.... :(

East coast=toxic third tier toilet waste site

HTH  ;)

Yeah, where the country was founded.  Without us, you'd probably be in an extension of Russia or something.

Which isnt THAT bad...
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: maka nani on January 22, 2005, 07:15:43 PM
hahahahahahaha strasvoyche
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: A.J on January 22, 2005, 07:21:18 PM


Yeah, where the country was founded.  Without us, you'd probably be in an extension of Russia or something.

No, thankfully many of our nation's founders were in fact republican.

HTH
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: russian_concussion on January 22, 2005, 07:29:00 PM
hahahahahahaha strasvoyche

Privet shluha, kak dela?
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: maka nani on January 22, 2005, 07:32:12 PM
mena zavut redsox1079 :D
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: ilsox7 on January 22, 2005, 07:32:27 PM
hahahahahahaha strasvoyche

Privet shluha, kak dela?

No Sputnik at the table!
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: russian_concussion on January 22, 2005, 07:35:00 PM
mena zavut redsox1079 :D

Haha I called you a slut, but you responded in a very dignified way :)

Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: 140am on January 22, 2005, 07:37:25 PM


Yeah, where the country was founded.  Without us, you'd probably be in an extension of Russia or something.

No, thankfully many of our nation's founders were in fact republican.

HTH

While that may or may not be true, 100% of them were East-coasters.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: 140am on January 22, 2005, 07:37:52 PM
lewis and clark.... :-* :-*...well, haven't visited but what I have seen/heard online and in their book (obviously the best photos) I would LOVE to spend three years there only I can't see myself not on the east coast.... :(

East coast=toxic third tier toilet waste site

HTH  ;)

Yeah, where the country was founded.  Without us, you'd probably be in an extension of Russia or something.

Which isnt THAT bad...

ha :)
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: maka nani on January 22, 2005, 07:39:19 PM
east coast 4 eva

no seriously, i love it...i left new england but it's pretty amazing..the history and all

i need sleep
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: 140am on January 22, 2005, 07:45:28 PM
east coast 4 eva

no seriously, i love it...i left new england but it's pretty amazing..the history and all

i need sleep

I'm trying to get over my history-snobbery, as someone who grew up just outside Philadelphia, this is not easy.

I used to take my lunch breaks in Valley Forge National Park, for God's sake.  I walk past independence hall like it's a 7-11.

I recently sent an application to a school in New Orleans (Loyola) in an attempt to possibly lure myself away from the East Coast, but I don't know if I'll be able to do it.  The thing that I like about New Orleans is that it is very old, as well.  I love historic places.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: maka nani on January 22, 2005, 07:50:34 PM
me too....i live in Florida now.....history?!?!?!?!? :(

i stayed at the omni last may for a sox series and the old city hall was across the street....it was awesome....my sister could not care less but that is just me
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: 140am on January 22, 2005, 07:55:33 PM
me too....i live in Florida now.....history?!?!?!?!? :(

i stayed at the omni last may for a sox series and the old city hall was across the street....it was awesome....my sister could not care less but that is just me

I really only like places that are...really "PLACES", you know with a sense of place, and some uniqueness/character.  I don't rent apartments in apartment buildings/developments whenever possible, I prefer old houses, things like that.

I don't know that I could go to school anyplace too suburban, or generic, anyhow, unless it was a suburb that's interesting, like Villanova's area, with all the beautiful trees and houses.  I don't know if I'll ever be enamored with places that are in the middle of nowhere -- I love nature, and can appreciate natural beauty, but I like places that mean something, historically.  I like to feel like I am living somewhere where something meaningful happened once, as if it is going to elevate the meaning or aethetic of my own life (though likely, it is not).  Is that weird?
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: RocketBot on January 22, 2005, 08:00:19 PM
me too....i live in Florida now.....history?!?!?!?!? :(

i stayed at the omni last may for a sox series and the old city hall was across the street....it was awesome....my sister could not care less but that is just me

I really only like places that are...really "PLACES", you know with a sense of place, and some uniqueness/character.  I don't rent apartments in apartment buildings/developments whenever possible, I prefer old houses, things like that.

I don't know that I could go to school anyplace too suburban, or generic, anyhow, unless it was a suburb that's interesting, like Villanova's area, with all the beautiful trees and houses.  I don't know if I'll ever be enamored with places that are in the middle of nowhere -- I love nature, and can appreciate natural beauty, but I like places that mean something, historically.  I like to feel like I am living somewhere where something meaningful happened once, as if it is going to elevate the meaning or aethetic of my own life (though likely, it is not).  Is that weird?

Bleh.  How would new history ever be created if people only flocked to pay their respects to existing history?  Don't be afraid to make something new of a place that doesn't have corinthian columns and cracked bells.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: 140am on January 22, 2005, 08:10:06 PM
me too....i live in Florida now.....history?!?!?!?!? :(

i stayed at the omni last may for a sox series and the old city hall was across the street....it was awesome....my sister could not care less but that is just me

I really only like places that are...really "PLACES", you know with a sense of place, and some uniqueness/character.  I don't rent apartments in apartment buildings/developments whenever possible, I prefer old houses, things like that.

I don't know that I could go to school anyplace too suburban, or generic, anyhow, unless it was a suburb that's interesting, like Villanova's area, with all the beautiful trees and houses.  I don't know if I'll ever be enamored with places that are in the middle of nowhere -- I love nature, and can appreciate natural beauty, but I like places that mean something, historically.  I like to feel like I am living somewhere where something meaningful happened once, as if it is going to elevate the meaning or aethetic of my own life (though likely, it is not).  Is that weird?

Bleh.  How would new history ever be created if people only flocked to pay their respects to existing history?  Don't be afraid to make something new of a place that doesn't have corinthian columns and cracked bells.

I agree with you.  But I'm just not one of those people.  I'm not an Oklahoma Sooner or a San Francisco 49er.

I like old places, you know?  I'm weird, I think.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: Runner-up on January 22, 2005, 11:08:43 PM
east coast 4 eva

no seriously, i love it...i left new england but it's pretty amazing..the history and all

i need sleep

I'm trying to get over my history-snobbery, as someone who grew up just outside Philadelphia, this is not easy.

I used to take my lunch breaks in Valley Forge National Park, for God's sake.  I walk past independence hall like it's a 7-11.

I recently sent an application to a school in New Orleans (Loyola) in an attempt to possibly lure myself away from the East Coast, but I don't know if I'll be able to do it.  The thing that I like about New Orleans is that it is very old, as well.  I love historic places.

New Orleans is a city with a fair amount of history, but its also a very mixed city, mixed meaning many bad areas that you shouldn't go to- ever. The locals can scope out an outsider in a snap, and if you're in the wrong neighborhood, they'll come and get ya.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: 140am on January 23, 2005, 11:49:06 AM
east coast 4 eva

no seriously, i love it...i left new england but it's pretty amazing..the history and all

i need sleep

I'm trying to get over my history-snobbery, as someone who grew up just outside Philadelphia, this is not easy.

I used to take my lunch breaks in Valley Forge National Park, for God's sake.  I walk past independence hall like it's a 7-11.

I recently sent an application to a school in New Orleans (Loyola) in an attempt to possibly lure myself away from the East Coast, but I don't know if I'll be able to do it.  The thing that I like about New Orleans is that it is very old, as well.  I love historic places.

New Orleans is a city with a fair amount of history, but its also a very mixed city, mixed meaning many bad areas that you shouldn't go to- ever. The locals can scope out an outsider in a snap, and if you're in the wrong neighborhood, they'll come and get ya.

That's fine.  All places are dangerous, all places are safe.  A lot of it depends on you, and where you put yourself, and then of course, bad things can happen to good people anywhere, anytime.

C'est la vie.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: RocketBot on January 23, 2005, 01:25:03 PM
Anything on Stanford? I didn't apply there as an undergrad because I kept thinking it looked like a Taco Bell restuarant, but maybe I was wrong.

I'm a little late to chime in, but it seems to me that comparing Stanford to a Taco Bell is sort of like comparing the Michigan law quad to a White Castle.

Haha, well said.  Although I really wouldn't mind if they put a White Castle in the cafe there ;D
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: Runner-up on January 23, 2005, 03:09:57 PM
I'll revise a bit of what I said earlier. New Orleans is a city that has a lot offer to newcomers, and the areas where its schools are well-kept. The city is rebounding, and crime isn't as serious a problem as it is in Atlanta or St. Louis. All in all, there is a lot to take in when you're in New Orleans.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: maricutie on January 24, 2005, 08:21:49 AM
Anything on Stanford? I didn't apply there as an undergrad because I kept thinking it looked like a Taco Bell restuarant, but maybe I was wrong.

I'm a little late to chime in, but it seems to me that comparing Stanford to a Taco Bell is sort of like comparing the Michigan law quad to a White Castle.

I just remember not applying to stanford for ugrad because of the mission-style architecture. I wanted something a little more gothic, a little more like Michigan, I suppose. But, yes, I keep hearing how stanford is a nice luxurious place. And, honestly, even if it were a dump, I doubt it would change things  ;)
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: A.J on January 24, 2005, 08:40:17 AM
I just realized what mariecutie reminds me of.  The name of a ship; The Mariecutie.  In that photo you actually look like you could be one of those wooden sculptures at the front of the ship.  What do they call those; mastheads?
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: maricutie on January 24, 2005, 08:45:53 AM
I just realized what mariecutie reminds me of.  The name of a ship; The Mariecutie.  In that photo you actually look like you could be one of those wooden sculptures at the front of the ship.  What do they call those; mastheads?

LOL ... in all my life I have been compared to some people, even some things, but never the masthead of a ship.  :D

 
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: RocketBot on January 24, 2005, 08:57:37 AM
I just realized what mariecutie reminds me of.  The name of a ship; The Mariecutie.  In that photo you actually look like you could be one of those wooden sculptures at the front of the ship.  What do they call those; mastheads?

LOL ... in all my life I have been compared to some people, even some things, but never the masthead of a ship.  :D

 

What's funny is that he actually has a point.  You should really look into being carved in wood.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: maricutie on January 24, 2005, 09:01:56 AM
I just realized what mariecutie reminds me of.  The name of a ship; The Mariecutie.  In that photo you actually look like you could be one of those wooden sculptures at the front of the ship.  What do they call those; mastheads?
LOL ... in all my life I have been compared to some people, even some things, but never the masthead of a ship.  :D

What's funny is that he actually has a point.  You should really look into being carved in wood.

I wonder what the career prospects are like in that field of work ...
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: midjeep on January 24, 2005, 10:54:47 AM
Well since I just got into Baylor I will give my take on the campus. The undergrad campus is very nice and has been getting a lot of new updates. The school is obsessed with new technology so wireless is everywhere, there are new computers throughout campus, and you get technology update emails peridocially. The law school itself is across a main street and faces the Brazos River. The building is huge and the rooms are awesome (took my LSAT in there and was VERY comfortable. I love the law library set up; very modern but still has the "old, established" feeling.

SMU has a campus that looks similar to the Baylor campus. The law school is area is off to the corner of the campus and is comprised of 4 buildings. I wasn't too impressed with the interior of the buildings (kinda felt like an older Texas high school building). The school has its own parking garage and the neighbor is very nice (and expensive).

Texas is a huge "campus." The law school is nice and is secluded from the rest of the undergrad which is nice. Nothing too fancy about the exterior and the interior has a modern "rustic" feel. It is really a law school that Texans would really appreciate based on its appearance (similar to the interior of the University of Oklahoma, based on the pics I have seen). It still is very nice and tech savvy as well.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: SleepyGuyYawn on January 24, 2005, 09:36:21 PM
Huge Congrats on the Baylor acceptance jeep!  That's huge.  Good for you!
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: 140am on January 25, 2005, 07:46:41 AM
Huge Congrats on the Baylor acceptance jeep!  That's huge.  Good for you!

2nd.  You're finally in after two rounds of trying -- nice work.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: midjeep on January 25, 2005, 08:01:08 AM
Huge Congrats on the Baylor acceptance jeep!  That's huge.  Good for you!

2nd.  You're finally in after two rounds of trying -- nice work.

Thanks again! It is second round and my 5th application at Baylor, but who's counting?  ;)
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: 'lit on January 25, 2005, 10:48:30 AM
jeep, congrats!
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: mikiimai on January 25, 2005, 11:03:05 AM
Here's some pick from University of Washington

http://arch.ced.berkeley.edu/vitalsigns/bld/Casestudies/washington/suzzallo/a/bckgrnd2.jpg

just gorgeous libray.

This is law school
http://www.arch.ttu.edu/architecture/weblog/images/450archXX_gatescolumn.jpg

http://www.washington.edu/alumni/columns/sept03/images/building_gates2.jpg

University of Washington itself look great, and new law builing looks okay too.

Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: mikiimai on January 25, 2005, 11:10:14 AM
oh, and SEattle University Law building look great too. (personally SU law building look better than
UW law building).
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: 140am on January 25, 2005, 12:29:47 PM
Gorgeous shots of U-Dub.  I'd like to go some place with a beautiful campus like that one day.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: Paperback Writer on January 25, 2005, 01:05:17 PM
I just realized what mariecutie reminds me of.  The name of a ship; The Mariecutie.  In that photo you actually look like you could be one of those wooden sculptures at the front of the ship.  What do they call those; mastheads?

Nah... She'd have to have her shirt off to be a masthead of a ship.

So...Mariecutie, would you mind awfully much replacing your current avatar with one that is more fitting for a ship's masthead?   ;)
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: Fred Hits on January 25, 2005, 01:36:32 PM
bah ive posted something liek this in the past but here is my 2 cents on campuses

BC- isolated from regular capmus and in a suburb but very nice, very new england styled
BU- great location but an absolute dump- basically a giant tower from 1950 that isnt renovated- there are no plans of it either as they are trying to just get a new building
Nova- Old building looks like a 50's hs, surrounding area is beautiful and school has some charm dispute being old, cramped, and in need of renovations
GW-  awsome campus- everything is new, very vibrant, i saw no flaws in this campus, very modern
Gtown- very dissapointed- new buildings are nice but main building just feels old, also kind of isolated despite being near capital
american- nice location but ls sucks, is seperate from the ugrad campus and is basically an office building with a ls put in it
UVA- visisted a while ago, slightly seperated from campus- very nice and new, va style architecture
UNC- avg campus, on the ugrad part and not really old or really new, library kind of sucked tho and its rite next to teh atheletic fields
duke really nice building and very modern, set on the side of the campus- nothing really sticks out abotu it but nothing is really bad about it either
wake- combined with the biz school and felt very southern- almost looks like a plantation in a weird way, nice small classrooms
ND- set rite in the middle of the campus which is beautiful, the ls building is def old and there are plans to renovate.  it felt very much like a traditional law school and blending well into the campus as a whole, was a bit small but the ugrad facilities nearby were so nice that i thought it made up for it
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: Fred Hits on January 25, 2005, 01:39:45 PM
oh and maybe i should rank them too!  afterall we arre all prestige whoring

1. gw
2. uva
3. duke
4. nd
5. bc
6  wake
7. gtown
8. unc
9. nova
10 american
11 bu
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: TPDgirl on January 26, 2005, 05:27:27 PM
http://www.law.ou.edu/virtour/
I think Oklahoma Univ. has a nice law school.  They just finished construction in 2002. Outside there is a huge courtyard with a fountain. Inside there is a beautiful courtroom, and a reading room that was modeled after the original law school.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: mikiimai on January 27, 2005, 10:04:16 AM
http://www.law.ou.edu/virtour/
I think Oklahoma Univ. has a nice law school.  They just finished construction in 2002. Outside there is a huge courtyard with a fountain. Inside there is a beautiful courtroom, and a reading room that was modeled after the original law school.

very nice. :)
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: Gone Fission on January 27, 2005, 11:39:20 AM
http://www.law.ou.edu/virtour/
I think Oklahoma Univ. has a nice law school.  They just finished construction in 2002. Outside there is a huge courtyard with a fountain. Inside there is a beautiful courtroom, and a reading room that was modeled after the original law school.

Not to be picky... but as someone who grew up and lived in Oklahoma till I left for college, OU is actually the University of Oklahoma, not Oklahoma University  :)

Okay, so I am picky.  No big deal.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: NerfHerder on January 27, 2005, 12:01:38 PM
I've heard that UCONN is rediculously gorgeous but haven't found anyone who was able to give me any pictures  :(

Their web site leaves me wanting more so I'll probably go up there after/if I get accepted to check it out.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: BAFF213 on January 30, 2005, 10:04:01 AM
I've heard that as well.  I hope I get in!  I haven't visited, but it's not too far at all from where I am right now - it's about 50 minutes away.

I've heard that UCONN is rediculously gorgeous but haven't found anyone who was able to give me any pictures  :(

Their web site leaves me wanting more so I'll probably go up there after/if I get accepted to check it out.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: NeverForever on January 30, 2005, 10:11:34 AM
I've heard that UCONN is rediculously gorgeous but haven't found anyone who was able to give me any pictures :(

Their web site leaves me wanting more so I'll probably go up there after/if I get accepted to check it out.

You'd think with the gorgeous campus they'd use it as a selling point and advertise it more on the website.

I'd love to go visit, but I go to school halfway across the country, so if you do go let me know what you think.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: akl on January 30, 2005, 10:36:56 AM
I think that U-Dub is pretty hard to beat for overall campus. Its pretty amazing, its a little like ann-arbor/madison but more compact, although the sourounding neighberhood leaves a little to be desired, the actual campus is somewhat closed of and is filled with gothic buildings and huge trees. As for the law building it is just two years old, and was paid for by Bill Gates. Its an amazing building, i do all my studying for undergrad there.
Of the schools ive visited so far the only law buildings that compare are Seattle U (i took my lsat there), although i didnt see the library, it is otherwise just as nice as Gates Hall.
Vanderbilt also had an amazingly nice buillding, minus the library which was tiny. It had a real nice campus too, with a full size replica of the Parthenon across the street is you can believe it.
All three of these building were built (or completly not partially remodeled) in the last 5 years, which usually correlates to a great building. So by that measure Duke should been one of the nicest since they just finished a new building this year and whoever else has put down the cash on a new building. These high tech new facilities usually costs 20-50 million dollars so not everyone builds a new building that often
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: chip on January 30, 2005, 05:24:34 PM
Peoples' College of Law = socialists.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: BAFF213 on January 30, 2005, 06:10:02 PM
Sure thing.

I've heard that UCONN is rediculously gorgeous but haven't found anyone who was able to give me any pictures :(

Their web site leaves me wanting more so I'll probably go up there after/if I get accepted to check it out.

I'd love to go visit, but I go to school halfway across the country, so if you do go let me know what you think.
Title: Re: Most Beautiful/Ugliest Law School Campus
Post by: Your Mom on January 30, 2005, 06:23:37 PM
I agree that UVA is gorgeous, and GW has nice amenities -- but it isn't really a campus.  Gtown, while not as nice uniformily, does have a better campus atmosphere. (and the undergraduate campus is one of the prettiest in the country according to US News I think -- luckily you graduate there :-P  )

USC is not an attractive campus, despite being filled with attractive peoples.