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HagglingAtCircuityCity 22 Jan 2009 - 01:16 IanSullivan
Thought I'd share this link. Not only is it relevant to class, but it will save you money! Woot. http://www.nytimes.com/2008/03/23/business/23haggle.html?ei 5087 ...
HarperCollins 26 Oct 2016 - 06:06 WhitneyLee
SamParnell 10 Jun 2016 This aspect trying to prompt a hyperlink just because the name includes two capital letters of twiki annoys me.
HarryKhannaIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
My name is Harry, and I am an engineer from San Francisco. I like to dance. By HarryKhanna 17 Jan 2012
HarryParmenterFirstEssay 29 Jun 2015 - 20:42 MarkDrake
Excepting Expulsion of the SAE Students at the University of Oklahoma Background On March 10, 2015, two members of the University of Oklahoma chapter of the Sigma ...
HarryParmenterIntro 29 Jun 2015 - 21:12 MarkDrake
Personal Introduction By HarryParmenter 30 Jan 2015 I came to law school for several reasons. One is that I was an English student who had become dissatisfied ...
HarryParmenterSecondEssay 29 Jun 2015 - 21:44 MarkDrake
The Problem with Law School Culture By HarryParmenter 25 May 2015 Introduction I was told by upperclassmen just before the start of my 1L year that law school ...
HateCrimes 13 Jan 2012 - 23:13 IanSullivan
JessicaCohen 20 Apr 2010 Earlier today, a jury on Long Island a 19 year old of manslaughter in the killing of an Ecuadorean immigrant. According to media reports ...
HeewonKimFirstPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:15 IanSullivan
Sleep need 9 hrs law firms talking about wanting to find someone you want w/ you while closing a deal at 3am. the fuck? Fears fear of becoming a corporate minion ...
HeewonKimIntro 04 Feb 2015 - 16:27 EbenMoglen
My name is Heewon Kim and I hail from Fairfax, VA, a suburb of Washington, DC. My high school boyfriend's dad used to be a CIA agent. I was surprised to learn that ...
HeewonKimSecondPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
Outline I. How I learned to give a shit about things in life II. How law school has affected my thinking III. I like to read IV. My worries over how my background ...
HelenMayerFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 21:12 IanSullivan
Dealing with the "Fix" By HelenMayer 27 Feb 2009 As a casual observer of politics, I am always fascinated by the idea of the #8220;fix. #8221; The cycle, call ...
HelenMayerIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:17 IanSullivan
I came to law school to learn the language of the law so that I can return to Washington to write, suggest or execute tomorrow's laws. HelenMayer 18 Jan 2009
HelenMayerSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:32 IanSullivan
The Retrospective Component of Risk Aversion By Jason Lissy Risk aversion is a primary source of occupational inertia which manifests itself in the tendency ...
HelenMayerThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:46 IanSullivan
Takeaways By HelenMayer 20 May 2009 The end of a school year is always a time for reflection. It is a time to decompress from the mad dash of finals, to make sense ...
HelenZhuFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
The Comfort of Homogeneity Reality is subject to human perception Justice Holmes said, #8220;certainty generally is illusion and repose is not the destiny of man ...
HelenZhuIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Personal Introduction On good days, I believe three impossible things before breakfast. On better days, things that I don't know I don't know find me. I've lived in ...
Hello1Ls 22 Jan 2013 - 18:13 IanSullivan
My name is Devin McDougall, I'm a 3L, and I was in your shoes 2 years ago. I took LawContempSoc in the spring of 2010, and LawNetSoc this past fall. LCS is a great ...
HenryGeorge 07 Jan 2010 - 22:39 IanSullivan
"In the following pages, I will use these methods to discover what law connects poverty with progress. I believe this law will also explain the recurring cycles of ...
HenryRossFirstEssay 22 Aug 2016 - 15:17 HenryRoss
HenryRossIntro 29 Jun 2015 - 21:17 MarkDrake
Personal Introduction I came to law school because I want my life #8217;s work to generate at least three things: words, fairness, and #8212;to some extent #8212;money ...
HenryRossSecondEssay 29 Jun 2015 - 21:45 MarkDrake
An unstated assumption By HenryRoss 22 May 2015 A two part question In my personal introduction at the beginning of this semester, I wrote that I had come to ...
HilaryRosenthalFirstEssay 25 May 2017 - 16:06 HilaryRosenthal
What is the role of empathy in law school, if there is one at all? By HilaryRosenthal 20 May 2017 Motives and being emotionally open in law school When I realized ...
HoangTruong-FirstPaper 12 Jan 2009 - 22:58 IanSullivan
Fixing the Legal Profession By HoangTruong 14 Feb 2008 I.Intro The horrendous attrition rates of big law firms in recent years have been well chronicled ...
HoangTruong-SecondPaper 22 Jan 2009 - 01:17 IanSullivan
Legal Briefcase in One Hand, A Scotch in the Other Intro Hang around a liquor store long enough and you will notice that often times the most frequent customers ...
HoangTruongIntro 22 Jan 2009 - 01:17 IanSullivan
I wanted to be a lawyer because I see it as a venue for social change while keeping my pocktbook happy. A JD is a highly regarded degree and I didn't see myself ending ...
HollyStubbsFirstPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:15 IanSullivan
Dear Eben, Please disregard my previous second draft as it did not say what I meant. I have been thinking about and struggling with the ideas expressed here and it ...
HowSentimentFuelsPretense 13 Jan 2012 - 23:13 IanSullivan
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HowToBeARealist 07 Jan 2010 - 22:48 IanSullivan
This post is mostly about the interplay of social science and value judgments in Cohen's realistic judging. His description of the realistic judge can be found on ...
HowToBeAnEthicalLawyer 22 Jan 2013 - 18:13 IanSullivan
This Money Podcast raised some interesting questions about ethical lawyering. It tells the story of a businessman, Toby, who vowed to always be ethical who found himself ...
HowToFixHealthcare 07 Jan 2010 - 22:49 IanSullivan
How to Fix Healthcare This came up yesterday in class. This is my idea of how to set up a working system of healthcare. If we want to fix healthcare, these are the ...
HowToFixHealthcareTakeTwo 07 Jan 2010 - 23:01 IanSullivan
How to fix Healthcare, take two This is the drastically revised and edited version of the previous lousy post. Although it has been said that we are far from ready ...
HowToImproveReadingSkills 22 Jan 2013 - 18:14 IanSullivan
Throughout the semester we have emphasized the importance of reading. Reading is one of the most important abilities that we have to master during our law school ...
HowardZinn 13 Jan 2012 - 23:13 IanSullivan
This piece by Noam Chomsky on the legacy of his friend Howard Zinn, who passed away last month, echoes many of the themes of our recent discussions. Zinn had a different ...
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