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KahlilWilliamsFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:10 IanSullivan
Eben's Going to Kill Me By KahlilWilliams 27 Feb 2009 Statement of Facts #8220;Eben #8217;s going to kill me. #8221; That was one of my first thoughts ...
KahlilWilliamsFirstThirdPaper 18 Aug 2009 - 01:07 EbenMoglen
Choosing Souter's Replacement The Candidates Qualifications The Confirmation Process The Nominee is Confirmed Choosing Souter's Replacement With Justice Souter ...
KahlilWilliamsIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:25 IanSullivan
KahlilWilliams 27 Jan 2009 I came to law school to supplement my graduate education with a set of skills that I could use to affect policy change, particularly on ...
KahlilWilliamsSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:26 IanSullivan
This is a revision of Jenai St. Hill's first paper. Aside from minor grammatical changes and added links, I put forth some options for Black lawyers should they choose ...
KahlilWilliamsThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:42 IanSullivan
A Pathetic Reading of Empathy What I Said At the end of the semester, I wrote a conceived essay about whether Lord Coleridge would be confirmed as a Supreme ...
KaiKarFirstEssay 01 Jun 2017 - 01:56 KaiKar
Class less By KaiKar 31 May 2017 Joke My time so far at Columbia has often evoked senses of irony, an awareness of incongruences in my own experiences and understandings ...
KalliopeKefallinosFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Prologue: After thinking about how to edit my first paper, I finally conceded that the paper contained one fundamental flaw (as well as many more superficial flaws ...
KalliopeKefallinosIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
KalliopeKefallinos 13 Jan 2010 My name is Kalli Kefallinos. As an undergrad studying philosophy, I became fascinated with critical social theory. I found myself ...
KalliopeKefallinosRevisedPaper 04 Jul 2010 - 19:13 KalliopeKefallinos
Jessica, I used the rewrite you created on this page to make edits on the page of my original essay, KalliopeKefallinosSecondPaper . I originally was going to edit ...
KalliopeKefallinosSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
The Conspicuous Consumption of Food and Babies By KalliopeKefallinos 15 Apr 2010 I plan to use Veblen to locate what I take to be the problems central to two of ...
KamelBFirstNewPaper 07 Jan 2010 - 22:37 IanSullivan
WE ALL ARE CRIMINALS Prelude On February 2nd, I read Columbia Spectator for the first time. The cover headline was relating the death of a 19 year old student ...
KamelBFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:10 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 ...
KamelBSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:26 IanSullivan
China in Africa, a New Colonialism or Opportunities for Development? A comparative involvement with the #8216;Old Europe #8217; Underlined text. From Miss Uchenna ...
KamelBThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:42 IanSullivan
Constructing Black France: Thoughts about the US model of affirmative action. Constructing Black France. That was the title of the conference I went to a few days ...
KamelBekkaliIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:25 IanSullivan
I came to the U.S to grow up. I came to law school to be challenged. I came to Columbia Law for my mother. All my utopical wishes to make this world a better place ...
KateJLeeFirstEssay 02 Jun 2017 - 02:22 KateJLee
Dear you, I am not sure why I am writing to you yet. I wrote this essay on equality, but you were always in the background of my mind, tucked away on the corner shelf ...
KateVershov-FirstPaper 12 Jan 2009 - 22:59 IanSullivan
Commoditization and the Law By KateVershov 14 Feb 2008 Introduction: Holmes and Legal Terminology One of Holmes #8217; most resonating remarks in #8220;The Path ...
KateVershov-SecondPaper 22 Jan 2009 - 01:50 IanSullivan
A Balancing Act: Discovery Costs, Public Access, and Privacy Introduction Secrecy in litigation drives up discovery costs for plaintiffs who are generally already ...
KateVershovIntro 22 Jan 2009 - 01:50 IanSullivan
I did not come to law school because I wanted to fondle legal philosophy and revel in logic games (blasphemy, I know). I am a cynic #8211; I see the law as a means ...
KatherineMackeyFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
A Lawyer's Competing Obligations By KatherineMackey 09 July 2012 The Problem A few weeks ago I had a slow day at my internship #8212;I #8217;m working at a U ...
KatherineMackeyIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
I don't know myself very well, and I hope that this class will help me discover what I want and how to get it. I read a lot and I try to alternate between fiction ...
KatherineMackeySecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
The Intellectual Dishonesty of Constitutional Law and What to Do About It By KatherineMackey 31 July 2012 What is Constitutional Law? My Constitutional Law professor ...
KatySkaggsFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
As I can now see clearly, the first draft of this paper was an exercise in attempting to meet a conclusion I already held as truth. For obvious reasons, that failed ...
KatySkaggsIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
I'm Katy, and I #8217;m three years out of college. For a year I lived in New Zealand, where my mum is from and I #8217;m a citizen, and where I plan to return for ...
KatySkaggsSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
How Much is Enough? By KatySkaggs 19 May 2012 How Will I Decide How To Use My License? As Eben suggested, the question #8220;How much is enough? #8221; is a ...
KayKimIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
Why I came to Columbia and What I expect from the school Pi Probability that I will retain the idealism that I obtained in college and eventually fulfill the objectives ...
KeepTheCurveTalk 20 Feb 2008 - 17:43 CarinaWallance
Regardless of how much we collaborate and help each other, only so many people can "succeed" in the way that law school measures success. Personally, I think that ...
KeithEdelmanFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:10 IanSullivan
The Persistence of Prisons: An Exposition of Economic Foundations By KeithEdelman 19 Apr 2009 Introduction Our criminal justice system is failing to achieve ...
KeithEdelmanIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:25 IanSullivan
KeithEdelman 17 Jan 2009 I came to law school for three primary reasons. First, I want to experience an intellectual environment that I feel college didn #8217;t ...
KeithEdelmanSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:26 IanSullivan
Repression of Cognitive Dissonance: Grand Effects on our Legal System Revision by KeithEdelman of Elyse Schneider's first paper A Personal Revelation Upon arriving ...
KeithEdelmanThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:42 IanSullivan
Clawing Back for Justice Introduction After the Madoff scandal, much media attention has gone to those whose current accounts were erased. There is another group ...
KensingNgFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Legal Decision Making The Role of Legal Principles Many classes in law school (although not all) rest at least partially on the idea that judges decide law based ...
KensingNgIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Personal Introduction It appears that http://emoglen.law.columbia.edu/twiki/bin/view/Main/KensingNg is not the right place to put my intro. I shall shift it to here ...
KensingNgSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Institutionalized Economic Discrimination By KensingNg 24 Aug 2012 My favorite line from this course is probably: "we are kind to the rich, and just to the poor ...
KentTolandFirstEssay 02 Jun 2017 - 03:02 KentToland
John Brown, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, and a Theory of Social Action By KentToland 10 Mar 2017 In March, a classmate suggested it was absurd to condemn John Brown #8217 ...
KentTolandSecondEssay 08 Jun 2017 - 01:25 KentToland
Lessons of Immersion By KentToland 07 Jun 2017 The first semester of law school is often thought of as learning by immersion, comparable to a foreign language ...
KevinChangFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:10 IanSullivan
Choose As a Free Man By KevinChang 27 Feb 2009; revised on 18 April 2009 as part of the second assignment Most People Are Not Truly Making Choices Most people ...
KevinChangIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:25 IanSullivan
KevinChang 19 Jan 2009 Hi! My name is Kevin Chang. I am from Taiwan. Before law school, I had never come to the United States. Therefore, the last five months ...
KevinChangSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:26 IanSullivan
Behind the North Korea Criminal Law By JosephLu 27 Feb 2009 I have revised this paper as part of the second paper assignment. The Penal Code of North Korea Reveals ...
KevinChangThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:42 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 ...
KevinSFirstEssay 09 Jun 2016 - 14:05 EbenMoglen
This Is Why I Have Trust Issues By KevinS 19 Feb 2016 Why We Should Be Skeptical of Our Environment In my very first class, I was told, "Rhetoric seeks to answer ...
KevinSSecondEssay 14 Jun 2016 - 01:38 KevinS
The Argument Against DAPA? By KevinS 11 Apr 2016 On November 20, 2014, President Obama announced his Executive Actions on Immigration, which among other propositions ...
KhurramDaraFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Using Law and Social Control to Improve Islam's Image in America By KhurramDara 15 Feb 2012 When the Park51 project, commonly referred to as the "Ground Zero Mosque ...
KhurramDaraIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
I'm Khurram. I came to Columbia because I want to work as a corporate lawyer in a New York law firm. I really enjoy discussing election politics. When I'm older, I ...
KhurramDaraSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Why it's hard for me to be creative By KhurramDara 24 Apr 2012 One of the overarching themes of our course is creativity. In some contexts, being creative helps ...
KieranCoeFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Who Controls Dissemination of Information? Introduction The past two decades have borne witness to an increase in public access to mobile digital video recording ...
KieranCoeIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Personal Introduction For two years after college, I worked for a large merchant energy company. I am now in law school because I want to be an environmental lawyer ...
KimberHargroveFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
C Major By KimberHargrove 16 Feb 2012 What does creative legal thinking mean? Thinking creatively in a legal context can obviously mean a lot of things, but here ...
KimberHargroveIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
My name is Kimberly, I go by Kimber, please not Kim. From NorCal, like running, swimming, reading fiction (both intelligent and trashy). And I'm in Torts right now ...
KimberHargroveSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 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 ...
KippMuellerFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
John Brown 2012 By KippMueller 16 Feb 2012 The World We Live In I'm very insecure about my conscious indifference to the matrix we live in. To see it play out ...
KippMuellerIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
I'm a political junkie, a basketball and football fanatic, and I love to learn and listen to people from different backgrounds with different stories. I love people ...
KippMuellerSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Worker Bees By KippMueller 12 May 2012 The "Life" of the Worker Bee The worker bee spends her life collecting nectar for the queen. When she is not collecting ...
KirillLevashovFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Google knows roughly who you are, roughly what you care about, roughly who your friends are. What else will it know? The Infrastructure We tell our search ...
KirillLevashovIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
My name is Kirill, and I like to argue for the sake of hearing other people's viewpoints. Outside that context, I tend to be quiet. I'm a night owl and I miss taking ...
KirillLevashovSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
A Career Of Blissful Ignorance By KirillLevashov Lawyering Outside the Law A central idea of creative lawyering is the taking of the decision making process out ...
KregKatoskiFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:10 IanSullivan
Misplaced Values in our Institutions By KregKatoski 19 Apr 2009 Although the legal realism embodied in Holmes' idea that #8220;things are what they do #8221; ...
KregKatoskiIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:25 IanSullivan
KregKatoski 15 Jan 2009 I don't know what I want to do after law school, but I am here to obtain the means to do whatever I eventually decide I want to do. I hope ...
KregKatoskiSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:27 IanSullivan
Problems with Justifications for the Grading System By AaronShepard 04 Mar 2009 Two of the most cited reasons for maintaining the current grading system in the ...
KregKatoskiThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:42 IanSullivan
Why It Might Make Sense to Tell People Not to Do Things They Will Do Anyway By KregKatoski 17 May 2009 Introduction In class, it was suggested that it does not ...
KrishnaSutariaFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Modern Fugitive Laws By KrishnaSutaria 23 March 2010 I. History Repeating Itself Take a look this. Such posters served as warnings to black populations in Massachusetts ...
KrishnaSutariaIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
"So, what brings you to law school?" I think I give a different answer to that question every time it is posed. A cynical view is that I don't really know, and that ...
KrishnaSutariaSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
Insight and the Bramble Bush By KrishnaSutaria 14 Apr 2010 The Bramble Bush On the first day of class, we discussed the need to grapple different disciplines ...
KristineSaulFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:10 IanSullivan
(De)Constructing Self Identity By KristineSaul 27 Feb 2009 (Amended 17 April 2009) Introduction: Sticks and Stones? #8220;It #8217;s not what you are called ...
KristineSaulSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:27 IanSullivan
The Pen is Mightier than the Sword By Kristine Saul (Originally by Young Kim 27 Feb 2009) A colleague once told me that to acknowledge the preponderance of race ...
KristineSaulThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:42 IanSullivan
Adventures of the Mundane By KristineSaul 23 May 2009 Living in the age of reality television, personal blogs, and Facebook, watching the lives of others unfold ...
KristineVanHamersveldFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:10 IanSullivan
Professor Moglen, I changed my paper substantially this time around, hopefully taking into full account your comments on the first draft. I decided to eliminate the ...
KristineVanHamersveldIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:25 IanSullivan
I decided to come to law school because I studied anthropology in college and was fascinated with society and culture, but frustrated with the abstract nature of academic ...
KristineVanHamersveldSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:27 IanSullivan
Self Narrative and Legal Narrative Originally By MichaelDignan I. Devices for Legal and Self Narratives Serve a Similar Purpose In general, human beings find it ...
KristineVanHamersveldThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:42 IanSullivan
A Student's View on Effective Legal Education By KristineVanHamersveld 25 Apr 2009 Introduction This essay will explore the way in which law students learn under ...
KrystalCommonsFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
I moved this to the old place, and made a few other minor changes, like redating your signature, because the tools I use to analyze revisions are based on the "History ...
KrystalCommonsIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
As an undergrad at UVA, I was a history major. In my course work and thesis work, I tried to focus on and capture the untold stories of the #8220;victims #8221;/unsung ...
KrystalCommonsREVISEDFirstPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:15 IanSullivan
The Anxiety Over Freedom #8220;The way we #8217;re going to know whether you can free people is by whether you can free yourself. Freedom is a thing we make. If it ...
KrystalCommonsSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
Health Care for All: A Victory. (revision) #8220;This is a big fucking deal #8221; Vice President Biden stated to President Obama as he passed the microphone at the ...
KurtLynFirstPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:15 IanSullivan
When Will the Luck Run Out? By KurtLyn 25 Feb 2013 Our Fears and Expectations In class, we spoke briefly about the expectations we set for ourselves as well as ...
KurtLynIntro 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
Hi. I am from Houston, Texas. Personal Introduction By KurtLyn 30 Jan 2013
KurtLynSecondPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
Privacy and Social Media By KurtLyn 21 June 2013 Definition of Privacy Privacy can be broken down into three subcomponents, secrecy, anonymity, and autonomy. ...
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