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BaitSwitch 07 Jan 2010 - 21:36 IanSullivan
Bait and Switch Topic based on comment on Professor Moglen #8217;s discussion of Theo #8217;s health care post. We were told on day one that 95% of Professor Moglen ...
BalancingWork 22 Jan 2009 - 00:35 IanSullivan
CarinaWallance 25 Jan 2008 I just saw this article in the New York Times yesterday and thought it might be of interest (I figured not everyone is as devoted a NY Times ...
BarackObama 30 Jun 2010 - 23:21 WenweiLai
I am pretty psyched about Eben's "Statement on Interim Grades" because (1) I haven't finished any of my rewrites and (2) I am the only extern in my office and I will ...
BarbPitmanIntro 22 Jan 2009 - 00:36 IanSullivan
I decided to go to law school for several reasons, some practical and some more philosophical. From a practical standpoint, my children have cleared the nest, my ...
BarbPitmanSecondPaper 12 Jan 2009 - 22:45 IanSullivan
Conspicuous Insecurity Thorstein Veblen in The Theory of the Leisure Class makes some bold claims about what people do and why they do it. In the most precise ...
BartlebyAnalysis 22 Jan 2013 - 18:07 IanSullivan
Bartleby A Law Student's Analysis This short piece addresses the reflection narrator sees of himself in Bartleby in Herman Melville's short story, "Bartleby, the Scrivener ...
BearRaids 22 Jan 2009 - 00:38 IanSullivan
Ben Stein on Bear Raids and "Trader Realism" A friend happened to send this article to me, and it seemed to go well with what we've been discussing so I'm passing ...
BeatingRush 22 Jan 2013 - 18:07 IanSullivan
I know it's not much, but here's a link to a reddit thread with a list of all the companies (along with contact information) that had ads on his show yesterday: http ...
BeneelBabaeiFirstEssay 19 May 2017 - 23:08 BeneelBabaei
I hope your moment of realization comes earlier in your life than did mine. Perhaps you too will learn of Emma Lazarus #8217; words inscribed on the Statue of Liberty ...
BeneelBabaeiSecondEssay 07 Jun 2017 - 20:07 BeneelBabaei
Swinging Back By BeneelBabaei 06 Jun 2017 Hanging On It only took her a few weeks to say I had changed. After a decade, she knew me better than anyone. I was ...
BenjaminHowardIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
I grew up in Los Angeles, but most people I meet seem to think of me as from the East Coast. Perhaps because I like cold and never learned to surf. As an English ...
BenjaminSanchezSecondEssay 13 Jun 2016 - 20:38 BenjaminSanchez
Family Business By BenjaminSanchez 18 Apr 2016 #8220;He make the team this year? Aw, they said he wasn #8217;t tall enough? I was always small growing up. But ...
BetreGizaw-FirstPaper 22 Jan 2009 - 00:38 IanSullivan
Introduction #8220;Banker for the Poor #8221; and 2006 Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammed Yunus, believes that credit should be a human right. Although his success ...
BetreGizaw-SecondPaper 22 Jan 2009 - 00:38 IanSullivan
KING WAS WRIGHT April 4, 1967 and September 16, 2001 This paper will explore the startling similarities between Martin Luther King Jr. and Jeremiah Wright in their ...
BetreGizawIntro 22 Jan 2009 - 00:38 IanSullivan
My desire to study law is rooted in the belief that understanding the law, the skills obtained in this pursuit and the certification of the process provide an individual ...
BetterLawSchoolTalk 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
What I wonder is if having more methods of evaluation throughout the semester would increase or decrease that level of competition. AndrewWolstan 18 Feb 2008 A ...
BeulahAgbabiakaFirstEssay 26 May 2016 - 16:34 EbenMoglen
Moving Forward: Reflections on the Obama Administration and Myself By BeulahAgbabiaka 22 Apr 2016 I. Why I Cared So Much Several facts converged to ...
BeulahAgbabiakaSecondEssay 07 Jun 2016 - 01:40 BeulahAgbabiaka
Coogi Down to My Socks Second Draft By BeulahAgbabiaka 07 Jun 2016 #8220;Hey Mr. Knickerbocker, boppity bop. I like a the way that ya boppity bop #8221; The ...
BeyondTranscendence 22 Jan 2013 - 18:07 IanSullivan
Beyond Transcendence Reading Arnold #8217;s description of the more active, non rational, emotional basis of human behavior was great fun. It was difficult though ...
BigLawCriticism 22 Jan 2013 - 18:07 IanSullivan
I found article that discusses a lot of the issues with big law private practice that Eben has been discussing. I know that Eben doesn't like people posting links ...
BiglawClassAndVeblen 05 May 2010 - 03:35 AdamGold
I got into an argument last night with a friend of mine. I desperately wanted to argue that biglaw associates were part of the capitalist/ruling/upper class. He ...
BishaNurseIntro 22 Jan 2009 - 00:24 IanSullivan
I worked for a mid size firm for three years prior to law school, in order to gain work experience. I hated the hours and feeling like a tool. My experiences, and ...
BiyeremOkengwuFirstPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:15 IanSullivan
The Jekyll and Hyde Components of the Legal Profession Our justice system depends on the functional training of future lawyers in law schools across the country. ...
BiyeremOkengwuIntro 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
I was a political prisoner while in my home country, Nigeria. If that sob story doesn #8217;t make one want to be a lawyer and gather the skills necessary to attack ...
BiyeremOkengwuSecondPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
The Ranking Sham The human condition, in my opinion, is the desire to differentiate ourselves from our peers; the desire to be just a tad bit better than the Jones ...
BiyeremOkengwuThirdPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
It is strongly recommended that you include your outline in the body of your essay by using the outline as section titles. The headings below are there to remind ...
BlindGradingOrEqualGrading 07 Jan 2010 - 21:37 IanSullivan
The Options Since Molissa has so clearly and precisely articulated the actual information and process, I have deleted everything preceding it, since it will only serve ...
BondRatingAgencies 22 Jan 2009 - 00:38 IanSullivan
Roger Lowenstein on the Bond Rating Agencies Here is article that Eben was talking about the other day in class regarding the rating agencies' conflict of interest ...
BookRecommendations 22 Jan 2013 - 18:07 IanSullivan
I was going to email Eben to ask if he had any recommendations for books to read over the summer and I realized other people might be interested as well. Hopefully ...
BottomUpIdea 07 Jan 2010 - 21:36 IanSullivan
What if the federal government were to award some amount of money (say $10 or $25 million) annually to the best social programs proposed through a public wiki website ...
BrandonGeFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Social Norms and Increasing Compliance With HOV Restrictions While Decreasing Police Enforcement By BrandonGe 26 Feb 2010, Revised 13 May 2010 The Destination ...
BrandonGeIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
I can't say that there was a main reason I decided to come to law school. I came partially because of the intellectual challenge; partially because of the opportunities ...
BrandonGeSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
Judges and Umpires By BrandonGe 16 Apr 2010 History of the Judge Umpire Analogy While umpires in other sports made their way into opinions as early as 1886 in ...
BrandonNesfieldFirstEssay 05 Jun 2016 - 17:47 EbenMoglen
By BrandonNesfield 19 Feb 2016 FINAL DRAFT: The clinic was a plain building, a patchwork of cinderblock and cement. It stood out amongst its neighbors, crude assortments ...
BrandonNesfieldSecondEssay 08 Jun 2016 - 15:06 BrandonNesfield
BrandonNesfield 20 Apr 2016 The Will to Power Nietzsche believed that in every human being existed a will to power, an inexhaustible, unshakeable instinct ...
BrianHoovenFirstPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:15 IanSullivan
The Price of Justice By BrianHooven 25 Feb 2013 The problem with justice is that it costs money. When people can #8217;t afford to pay, society tries to do it ...
BrianHoovenIntro 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
My name is Brian, and I was born in Cincinnati. I was originally drawn to law school by an interest in criminal law, an interest prompted by my study of philosophy ...
BrianHoovenSecondPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
Skill, Power, Fulfillment Introduction #8220;Power, skill, and fulfillment. #8221; Ever since my last minute transition from medicine into law, I have known that ...
BrianMaidaFirstEssay 05 Jun 2016 - 14:39 EbenMoglen
Dementions By BrianMaida 18 Feb 2016 Ageless #8220;When, at a fairly early hour of the morning, I put the key into the door of my darkened chambers, switch on ...
BrianMaidaSecondEssay 13 Jun 2016 - 02:17 BrianMaida
My Wily Mission By BrianMaida 01 Apr 2016 On the first day of Law in Contemporary Society, the course was described as #8220;theatre. #8221; Of all the characters ...
BriannaCummingsFirstEssay 29 Jun 2015 - 20:04 MarkDrake
Can compulsive behavior be stopped with words? (Re Write) By BriannaCummings 15 May 2015 Lawyering As future lawyers we are supposed to be learning how to make ...
BriannaCummingsIntro 29 Jun 2015 - 21:06 MarkDrake
Personal Introduction By BriannaCummings 29 Jan 2015 I was around 7 when I decided I wanted to be a lawyer. I was inquisitive and loved to argue, especially when ...
BriannaCummingsSecondEssay 29 Jun 2015 - 21:42 MarkDrake
The Price of Torment: Rising from the ashes By BriannaCummings 16 May 2015 $85,755: Hell is expensive If someone asked you, would pay $85,755 to be tortured ...
BriberyAndLaw 07 Jan 2010 - 21:42 IanSullivan
I #8217;m working at an anti human trafficking organization this summer, and keep reading reports on officials and bribery. Although the fact that bribery occurs ...
BrookSutton-Intro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
I hope law school presents significant opportunities to engage with the world and leave a mark. Wrested from mere formalisms, law is a fundamentally self determinative ...
BrookSuttonFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
I moved this here because revisions belong under the topic heading they revise. My tools for understanding changes made work on the page "History," so saving the ...
BrookSuttonSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
It is strongly recommended that you include your outline in the body of your essay by using the outline as section titles. The headings below are there to remind ...
BulletPointsForEben 11 Mar 2010 - 13:34 KrystalCommons
Bullet Points for Eben I #8217;m a little confused by the parent thread. Am I supposed to add my name to the list if I am interested in improving law school? Of ...
BullshitAndEgomania 17 Apr 2010 - 19:05 NonaFarahnik
In class, I asked what #8220;freedom #8221; looks like. I am still concerned about the implications of the freedom advertised in this course. Particularly, I am worried ...
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