Category Archives: Law Schools

(Another) Problem of Legal Education

I’ve been purchasing my casebooks for next semester and all I can say is the educational model for higher education is absurdly skewered in the wrong direction. I went to purchase my “new” Trusts and Estates casebook. The newest edition … Continue reading

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Staying Awake & Alert

So for the past two semesters I’ve been using neither coffee nor soda to stay awake during some of the more boring law school classes (I’m looking at you Constitutional Law). No, it’s not cocaine, although 1/3 attorneys does have … Continue reading

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1L Summer Jobs and 2L

I know it’s been far too long since I’ve written a post. After working at the public defender’s office this summer I can safely say the experience was great and I highly recommend others step outside of their comfort zones. … Continue reading

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New U.S. News and World Report Rankings

Well, the new U.S. News and World Report rankings have been released. I urge everyone to not buy into them too much. They rarely include anything about a law school that you’ll actually care about on a day-to-day basis while … Continue reading

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Challenges of the Legal Profession

So there’s always a lot of doom and gloom about practicing law out there. One of my colleagues from undergrad who is a practicing attorney has a nice piece that’s been posted in North Carolina about overcoming these challenges for … Continue reading

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Some Interesting News

So for those of you who didn’t see the most recent New York Times article here it is, http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/31/education/law-schools-applications-fall-as-costs-rise-and-jobs-are-cut.html?smid=pl-share&_r=2& . It’s nothing too terribly new, law schools are in crisis. It’s the same doom-and-gloom story the New York Times has been … Continue reading

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JD/MBA

I’ve been giving some serious thought to Quinnipiac’s JD/MBA program. Apparently, acceptance to the law school waives the requirement that you take the GMAT prior to admission. That plus the fact that the MBA would only add one year and … Continue reading

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