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MaciasSummerUpdate 22 Jan 2009 - 01:55 IanSullivan
Hey everyone! I just wanted to share some of my summer with all of you. As some of you know, I am currently working at the City Attorney in Los Angeles. I don't actually ...
MaeghanMurphyFirstEssay 01 Jun 2017 - 17:44 MaeghanMurphy
Addressing Societal Evils By Promoting Egocentrism The Problem We live in a nation with persistent inequality, discrimination, and abuse. The United States is ...
MaeghanMurphySecondEssay 08 Jun 2017 - 00:38 MaeghanMurphy
THE FOUR STAGES OF MY 1L YEAR My first year of law school is akin to the five stages of grief. In my case, there are four stages: obliviousness, projection, denial ...
MagCourt 13 Jan 2012 - 23:21 IanSullivan
One of the great things about my summer job is that I've been able to get to court often. I work across the street from both the District Court and Magistrate Court ...
MagicAccordingToFrank 07 Feb 2008 - 18:01 JustinColannino
Eben alluded to us not quite getting the meaning of "magic" according to Frank. Let's use this space to work it out. AdamCarlis 02 Feb 2008 DanielButrymowicz ...
MakalikaNaholowaa-FirstPaper 12 Jan 2009 - 22:59 IanSullivan
The Unreasonableness of the "Reasonable Person" Standard in Personal Torts The cost of personal tort actions in the US was $87.4B in 2006, with major categories of ...
MakalikaNaholowaa-SecondPaper 22 Jan 2009 - 01:55 IanSullivan
MakalikaNaholowaa 01 Apr 2008 The Discordance Between Hawaiian Traditions and the Modern Racial Rule for Community Recognition Background: Native Hawaiian Racial ...
MakalikaNaholowaaIntro 12 Jan 2009 - 22:52 IanSullivan
MakalikaNaholowaa 17 Jan 2008 Probably over thinking it, but I hated my first intro. It wasn't a lie, but it was generic and stupid. I should have said this to ...
MakingAChoice 07 Jan 2010 - 22:39 IanSullivan
In today #8217;s class we talked a bit about choosing to help the cops or the robbers. Yet, we also talked about Cons and the mortgaging of our law degrees. If both ...
MalaikaJabaliFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
How racism supports animosity towards "humanitarian ideals" of social welfare By MalaikaJabali 14 Feb 2012 Thurmond Arnold notes the success of Swedes in ...
MalaikaJabaliIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
I grew up among activists and have been spending many years of my life determining how to effectively make the world better. Just before getting accepted to Columbia ...
MalaikaJabaliSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Law talk as a second language: Why law school should take cues from Spanish class By MalaikaJabali 14 May 2012 In a good foreign language class, the teacher uses ...
MalaikaJabaliSecondPaperMisplaced 14 Jan 2015 - 22:03 IanSullivan
#8220;Law talk #8221; as a second language: Why law school should take cues from Spanish class In a good foreign language class, the teacher use a variety of teaching ...
ManuelLorenzoFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
The Choices We Make By ManuelLorenzo 4 22 12 Choosing Clients The choices we make in law school and the years that follow shape the direction of our legal careers ...
ManuelLorenzoIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
I grew up for most of my life in New Jersey and I came to law school straight out of college. I am a pretty laid back person but I enjoy playing sports and listening ...
ManuelLorenzoSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Courage By ManuelLorenzo 03 May 2012 What It Is and Why We Need It As the semester comes to an end, one of the lessons that should be taken away is the importance ...
MarcLegrandFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Suspect Classes Defining Suspect Classes The characteristics of suspect classes In Products , Justice Stone suggested that #8220;statutes directed at particular ...
MarcLegrandIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
The problem I had a long time with understanding the law, is because of the language in the law. And the fact that, instead of taking each word and finding out the ...
MarcLegrandSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Feedback By MarcLegrand 16 May 2012 Introduction #8220;Professor Moglen, I #8217;d like to keep working on this based on your comments. #8221; This sentiment ...
March12thSongWouldnTItBeLovely 16 Mar 2009 - 20:55 EbenMoglen
XinpingZhu 14 Mar 2009 Wouldn't It Be Loverly Song Lyrics by Cassandra Wilson Not by Cassandra Wilson. By Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe, from ...
MarcusStrongFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Letter to My Future Peers By MarcusStrong 16 Feb 2012 Personal Introduction In many ways, my path to law school and any success at this point in life is traditional ...
MarcusStrongIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
My name is Marcus Strong and I consider myself as a simple person. I love reading good books, listening to good music, eating good food, and knowing honest, authentic ...
MarcusStrongSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
The Politics of Home By MarcusStrong 15 May 2012 (edited July 2012) Is a House Just a Home? As Americans struggle over domestic issues of immigration, gay marriage ...
MarenHuldenFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
The Moral Development of Jurisprudence By MarenHulden 26 Feb 2010 Introduction Brown v. Board of Education is revered as a triumph for civil rights both as a ...
MarenHuldenIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
I like challenges. Before law school I was a classroom teacher, which I discovered to be one of the most challenging and fulfilling jobs I could imagine. I left, though ...
MarenHuldenSecondPaper 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 ...
MariZaldivarSecondEssay 09 Jun 2017 - 06:05 MariZaldivar
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 ...
MariaLaGuminaFirstEssay 04 Jun 2016 - 20:08 EbenMoglen
Courageous Creativity By MariaLaGumina 19 Feb 2016 Throughout our discussions in class we have established a working hypothesis that willingness not to conform ...
MariaLaGuminaSecondEssay 15 Jun 2016 - 01:03 MariaLaGumina
The Decision By MariaLaGumina 03 Apr 2016 Families of Lawyers I'm Maria Teresa, I'm an Italian American. There are two lawyers and two law students in my family ...
MarkBierdzFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Same old bullshit, no matter how prestigious the school. My brother woke me up that morning; he told me there was a cool movie on TV where America was under attack ...
MarkBierdzIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
I've always seen myself wearing something like a double breasted navy blue blazer with mock tortoiseshell buttons, a prewashed wrinkle proof cotton striped dress shirt ...
MarkBierdzSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
Mark, I am glad I interpreted your paper incorrectly. I think what you have to say is more interesting than the words I put in your mouth. That said, I am still ...
MarkusVonDerMarwitzFirstEssay 11 Jun 2016 - 08:00 EbenMoglen
Immigration and Crime in Switzerland By MarkusVonDerMarwitz 17 April 2016 My family moved to Switzerland in 1996, and I grew up there during the time when a large ...
MarkusVonDerMarwitzSecondEssay 15 Jun 2016 - 19:18 MarkusVonDerMarwitz
Liberating Animals By MarkusVonDerMarwitz 31 Mar 2016 Introduction Just as equality between human beings of different races and sexes is accepted, equality ought ...
MarshallAsOdysseus 22 Jan 2013 - 18:17 IanSullivan
Has anyone wondered why Eben chose to allude the Odyssey in comparing Thurgood Marshall to Odysseus in Vigil For Thurgood Marshall? In the Odyssey, Odysseus returns ...
MassIncarceration 22 Jan 2013 - 18:16 IanSullivan
I thought it would be useful to consolidate a conversation that's going on in the class facebook group. The material is interesting, important, and relates to our ...
MattBurkeFirstEssay 29 Jun 2015 - 20:45 MarkDrake
Of the law and the practice of law studentry By MattBurke 02 Mar 2015 1. In which the law and law studentry are discussed First, in the casebooks, that is first ...
MattBurkeIntro 29 Jun 2015 - 21:21 MarkDrake
Personal Intro When I was a teacher, I loved the job, but loathed the profession. The job, impossible to do without loving it, the profession, impossible to love for ...
MattBurkeSecondEssay 29 Jun 2015 - 21:50 MarkDrake
An anecdotal theory of interpersonal behavior By MattBurke 18 May 2015 Anecdote 1: A speech When I was nine, my parents separated. After, I had trouble in school ...
MattConroyFirstEssay 16 Jun 2017 - 15:40 MattConroy
By MattConroy 06 Jun 2017 What If Death Were No Different There are roughly 3,000 people on death row in the United States. This number alone is an abomination ...
MattConroySecondEssay 09 Jun 2017 - 09:40 MattConroy
Law Versus Mob Violence By MattConroy 07 Jun 2017 Rocky Mountain High Like most of my peers I went home after the year ended. Going home is always a bit strange ...
MattDavisRatner-SecondPaper 22 Jan 2009 - 00:24 IanSullivan
Allowing Laws to be Broken: A Restriction on Freedom At its core, each law represents at least a slight infringement of our rights. We give power to our government ...
MattDavisRatnerIntro 12 Jan 2009 - 22:53 IanSullivan
I never wanted to be a lawyer (especially not a corporate lawyer). I came to law school because I place great value in the analytical process it espouses, and wished ...
MatthewCollinsIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
I #8217;m interested in creative approaches to legal thought. I #8217;ve found that alternative approaches to problem solving can lead to success (whatever that means ...
MatthewCollinsSecondPaper 05 Jun 2015 - 04:12 MatthewCollins
On Listening http://xroads.virginia.edu/~public/civilrights/a0146.html http://www.africa.upenn.edu/Articles Gen/Postmodern Blackness 18270.html https ...
MatthewSienkiewiczIntro 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
Personal Introduction My name is Matt and I am from Michigan. I grew up in a suburb of Detroit and then studied at the University of Michigan. While I was at U of ...
MatthewSienkiewiczSecondPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
Law By MatthewSienkiewicz 09 Apr 2013 The Law In his famous dissent in Plessy v. Ferguson Justice Harlan acknowledged a sobering reality about the law. While ...
MatthewVillarFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Didn't They Teach You That in Law School? My interviewer, at this stage in life, was clearly a content person #8212;it was all smiles and excitement when talking ...
MatthewVillarIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Personal Introduction I have been riding a law school wave since I started studying for my LSAT. Going to law school seemed like a logical next step in my life. Around ...
MatthewZornFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Always a Work In Progress Introduction of the Past Meet Stanley. He is the winner of the 2005 Defense Advance Research Projects Agency's Grand Challenge (DARPA), ...
MatthewZornIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
My goal in Law School is to learn how to answer questions without really addressing the substance of the question. MatthewZorn 19 Jan 2010 #8220;For example, ...
MatthewZornSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
What is a Patent? The patent system is bursting at the seams. In many areas, if not in all, the patent system no longer accomplishes what it is designed to do, mainly ...
MatthewZornTheOtherPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:21 IanSullivan
A stream of my current consciousness As an amendment to the 2006 The Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act, the United States Congress declared that: #8220;English ...
MaxDubin-FirstPaper 12 Jan 2009 - 22:59 IanSullivan
Trials: For Legitimacy Both for the public and for criminals on trial Certainly trials are imperfect May be a ruse to allow judges or juries to arbitrarily ...
MaxDubinIntro 22 Jan 2009 - 01:59 IanSullivan
MaxDubin 21 Jan 2008 Before I choose law school, I wanted to be an academic. I worked for years in college on a research project on developing democracies through ...
MaxOffsayFirstEssay 01 Jun 2017 - 06:23 MaxOffsay
Law is in the Eye of the Beholder By MaxOffsay 31 March 2017 #8220;We do not realize how large a part of our law is open to reconsideration upon a slight change ...
McPherson 10 Jun 2016 - 13:31 SamParnell
SamParnell 10 Jun 2016 This aspect trying to prompt a hyperlink just because the man's name includes two capital letters of twiki annoys me.
MeaganBurrowsFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
American Creed: Politics and Law As Ideological Ritual By MeaganBurrows 16 Feb 2012 Hartzian Fragment Theory and the Liberal Consensus Thurman Arnold #8217;s ...
MeaganBurrowsIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
I #8217;m Meagan. I hail from America's hat the land of socialized medicine, maple syrup and Shania Twain, eh? I enjoy reading the Federalist Papers and eating steak ...
MeaganBurrowsSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Humility and Humanity: The Legal Leverage of the Unimportant MeaganBurrows 03 May 2012 We Are Unimportant Therein Lies Our Power To satisfy the requirements ...
MeditationAsMind-Exercise 22 Jan 2009 - 01:59 IanSullivan
Our discussion on 'vegging out' vs. meditation today reminded me of a google talk I watched recently on and happiness. The man giving the talk, Matthieu Ricard, is ...
MeiqiangCuiFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
A Reflection on the Legal Education By MeiqiangCui 16 Feb 2012 A law school student lives in the casebook world. But wait, there are more facts to be considered ...
MeiqiangCuiIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
I am Meiqiang Cui, from Beijing. I attended a Chinese law school, and practiced in a law firm there for two years after graduation. Good news for those who may feel ...
MeiqiangCuiSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Law as a Weak Social Control Why the Chinese Judicial System Should Change By MeiqiangCui 23 May 2012 Chinese judges #8217; duties are profoundly different from ...
MelissaMitgangFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:10 IanSullivan
Recognition of Error and the Creation of Space for Conscious, Script Free Thought By MelissaMitgang 27 Feb 2009 The Con Five years ago, while I was standing ...
MelissaMitgangIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:25 IanSullivan
I'm in law school to change the way I look at the world, which sounds very lofty, but really amounts to finding a logical framework for ordering my thought processes ...
MelissaMitgangRevisedPaper 22 Aug 2009 - 22:26 EbenMoglen
Recognition of Error and the Avoidance of Repressive #8220;Decision #8221; Making Patterns By MelissaMitgang #8220;I didn #8217;t hit him. He ran into my fist ...
MelissaMitgangSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:27 IanSullivan
This is a rewrite of Jamila McCoy's paper. A Starting Point for a Social Activist Lawyer A Moving Experience in Bangalore Arnold's Approach to Organizational Behavior ...
MelissaMitgangThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:43 IanSullivan
Law School, Parenthood, and Fulfillment By MelissaMitgang 15 May 2009 The Problem and the Solution Each time I sit down to work, I go through a routine. I check ...
MeronWerknehFirstEssay 09 Jun 2016 - 16:19 EbenMoglen
Ghost Writer By MeronWerkneh 19 Feb 2016 I: The Seduction #8220;Culture is #8230;a mere training to act as a machine #8230;Your very ideas are but the outgrowth ...
MeronWerknehSecondEssay 13 Jun 2016 - 20:23 MeronWerkneh
Serpents, Simians, and Stockholm Syndrome: Welcome to the Greatest Show on Earth By MeronWerkneh 01 Apr 2016 In a realm #8212;one father than you can imagine, ...
MerryLiFirstEssay 05 Jun 2016 - 00:38 MerryLi
The Stereotypical Foreigner By MerryLi 17 Feb 2016 As Trump rises to a political height no one thought he could have, his wall building proposal has gone from ...
MetricS 14 Jan 2015 - 22:07 IanSullivan
Metrics Our conversation today got me thinking about how grades, exams and other forms of academic assessment have informed my life. Growing up a product of the public ...
MiRiFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
The Myth Behind #8220;My job is not who I am. It is just what I do. #8221; By MiRi 22 Feb 2010 Essence #8211; Who I am. Heidegger said that the essence of something ...
MiRiSongIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:21 IanSullivan
MiaWhite-2ndPaper-WhoreDiamonds 12 Jan 2009 - 23:00 IanSullivan
Introduction Former Governor Eliot Spitzer was exposed as a john and identified as Client #9. His entanglement with the prostitution ring known as the Emperor #8217 ...
MiaWhiteintro 22 Jan 2009 - 01:59 IanSullivan
I often say that law can be a barrier and a bridge (I'm sure some said it first and better). Perhaps one of the major connecting themes in my experiences (academically ...
MichaelAdamsFirstEssay 22 May 2017 - 02:06 MichaelAdams
Where do you hope to be in 20 years? By MichaelAdams 21 May 2017 How it Started Some variation of this question begins to leave the mouths of our elders beginning ...
MichaelAdamsSecondEssay 06 Jun 2017 - 03:32 MichaelAdams
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 ...
MichaelBerkovits-FirstPaper 12 Jan 2009 - 23:00 IanSullivan
Out to Sea in an Ocean of Distortion: Cognitive Psychology in the Jury Box By MichaelBerkovits 10 Feb 2008 Introduction Juries in criminal trials are tasked with ...
MichaelBerkovits-SecondPaper 22 Jan 2009 - 01:59 IanSullivan
This paper has been revised and is in final form. How Swede It Is By MichaelBerkovits 19 May 2008 Congress does not ordinarily look to Scandinavia for guidance ...
MichaelBerkovitsIntro 22 Jan 2009 - 01:59 IanSullivan
MichaelBerkovits 17 Jan 2008 In college, I read a Supreme Court opinion for a philosophy class and realized that it would be really cool to write, whether as judge ...
MichaelBrown-FirstPaper 12 Jan 2009 - 23:00 IanSullivan
Truth and Reconciliation: Barack or Black, Hilary or Clinton By MichaelBrown 18 Feb 2008 Part A: The Idea The idea is simple, the consequences are not. What do ...
MichaelBrownIntro 22 Jan 2009 - 01:59 IanSullivan
At eleven, I found out the answer to one such question that most children are inquisitive about in how did we get here. My family finally told me the story surrounding ...
MichaelBrownSecondPaper 02 Jun 2008 - 22:25 MichaelBrown
The Injustice of Alimony in America In recent years a number of states have started to reconsider alimony; imposing caps on the number of years a spouse can receive ...
MichaelCurtisIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Personal Introduction By MichaelCurtis 19 Jan 2012 I took a year off after college. I taught English in Peru and when I came home I worked on a farm. I was GOD ...
MichaelCurtisSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Political Correctness as a Form of Social Control By MichaelCurtis 12 May 2012 Introduction Throughout the semester we have talked about many different forms ...
MichaelDignanFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:10 IanSullivan
Self Narrative and Legal Narrative By MichaelDignan 20 April 2009 I. The need for explanation is kin to the need for a convincing self narrative. It is difficult ...
MichaelDignanIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:25 IanSullivan
MichaelDignan 14 Jan 2009 Essentially, I want to be able to do what I want to do, work on the problems that I want to work on, and think about the things that I want ...
MichaelDignanSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:27 IanSullivan
Recognition of Error and the Creation of Space for Conscious, Script Free Thought By MelissaMitgang 27 Feb 2009 The Con Five years ago, while I was standing ...
MichaelDignanThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:43 IanSullivan
MichaelDignan 03 Jun 2009 "Activism" and the Second Amendment I. The problem of #8220;activism #8221; #8220;Activist #8221; is a word often used to denote a ...
MichaelDreibelbisFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:10 IanSullivan
Trying Not to Die a Little By MichaelDreibelbis 03 Mar 2009 Epiphany I sat slack jawed, contemplating the unthinkable: #8220;Multiple personalities? No free ...
MichaelDreibelbisIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:25 IanSullivan
MichaelDreibelbis 16 Jan 2009 One possibility I am considering is to be a law professor and research the law and economics movement as it relates to property rights ...
MichaelDreibelbisSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:27 IanSullivan
This paper is a revised version of MichaelDignanFirstPaper. Demystifying Narrative MichaelDreibelbis 21 Apr 2009 I. Introduction Like poles for fishing; like ...
MichaelDreibelbisThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:43 IanSullivan
(those of you interested in digital books may also be interested in JamieGottliebThirdPaper .) Selling Google Books The Google Books Settlement grants Google ...
MichaelDuignanFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
A Guide To Small Claims Court By MichaelDuignan 24 Feb 2010 Using the court to right a wrong "As a litigant, I should dread a lawsuit beyond almost anything short ...
MichaelDuignanIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
I did not always intend to go to law school. After college, I worked in research at a major bank. The job was well paid and often challenging, though not quite as ...
MichaelDuignanSecondPaper 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 ...
MichaelHiltonFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Illiteracy and Contract NAAL Studies Literacy is a problem for many adults in the United States. The National Assessment of Adult Literacy (NAAL) study from 2003 ...
MichaelHiltonIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
What I Wanted When I arrived at law school I wanted to leave in three years with a job. In addition to a job, I wanted to leave with the tools and ability to protect ...
MichaelHiltonSecondPaper 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 ...
MichaelHollowayIntro 27 Mar 2011 - 19:15 MichaelHolloway
I came to law school because, like most people in the United States, I struggle in its post industrial economy. I want to improve it for myself, my family, and others ...
MichaelPanfilFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:10 IanSullivan
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MichaelPanfilIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:25 IanSullivan
I #8217;m unsure if I can put a specific name to what I hope to gain through law school. In college I was interested in psychology and politics #8211; two areas ...
MichaelPanfilSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:27 IanSullivan
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MichaelPanfilThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:43 IanSullivan
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MichaelWillesIntro 22 Jan 2009 - 02:00 IanSullivan
I want to ask and find answers to interesting questions. The most interesting questions, I have found, exist in human interaction, especially where that interaction ...
MichelleChunIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:25 IanSullivan
MichelleChun 15 Jan 2009 I came to law school to apply what I learn to my other academic work in political theory. I wanted insight on things like how 20th century ...
MichelleLuoFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
How Do We Stop Bullshitting? By MichelleLuo 13 Feb 2012 How I've Bullshitted On the first day of class, Eben said, #8220;You have all been rewarded for bullshit ...
MichelleLuoIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Personal Introduction By MichelleLuo 18 Jan 2012 There are two pieces of advice that I am trying to follow. 1. "Don't make the world worse." from a professor ...
MiddleClassCulpability 13 Jan 2012 - 23:21 IanSullivan
The Culpability of the Middle Class Too often in class, an important point that has been stifled before it can be developed is the culpability of the middle class ...
MikeAbendFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Innocent by Circumstance By MikeAbend 28 Feb 2010 Introduction I don't think I'll ever be convicted of a serious crime. This determination is not the result ...
MikeAbendFirstPaperSecondRewrite 22 Jun 2010 - 22:32 MikeAbend
MikeAbend 15 June 2010 Innocent by Circumstance Introduction I don't think I'll ever be convicted of a serious crime. This determination is not the result of knowledge ...
MikeAbendIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
MikeAbend 14 Jan 2010 I came to law school because it presented the best opportunity to find a future professional job I was passionate about. A legal education is ...
MikeAbendSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
"He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man ." Samuel Johnson Mike, so I left your draft and my questions, because I think the comments ...
MikeCarsonFirstEssay 02 Jun 2017 - 07:17 MikeCarson
A True Test of Resolve By MikeCarson Edited 1 June 2017 At times this course was as much about understanding subconscious thought as it was anything else. I saw ...
MikeCarsonSecondEssay 08 Jun 2017 - 06:18 MikeCarson
A lawyer worth being By MikeCarson 08 Jun 2017 I will be back in the fall, but with a lot of work left to figure out how to train myself to be a lawyer worth ...
MinChoiFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
White noise By MinChoi 16 Feb 2012 "Criminal law appears to say parents have no right to kill their children. The law also, however, has from time to time mitigated ...
MinChoiIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Born and raised largely in South Korea. Tried out different organizations before law school, most memorably a non profit helping people adopted abroad find and reconnect ...
MinChoiSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
By MinChoi 15 Jun 2012 1L will be the worst year of your life. Ever. My happily no longer 1L friends (some happier than others, depending on what they were billing ...
MinKyungLeeFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Perhaps I want to further edit this paper by incorporating the "Something split" idea to the dissociation idea. Yes, of course. See below. What is the "thang ...
MinKyungLeeIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
I was born in Korea but was raised in many different countries including New Zealand, Japan, and the United States. Going to school and interacting with people from ...
MinKyungLeeSecondPaper 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 ...
MinaNasseri-FirstPaper 12 Jan 2009 - 23:00 IanSullivan
Death to Socrates! By MinaNasseri 12 Feb 2008 #8220;We use the Socratic method here. I call on you, ask you a question, and you answer it #8230;Through this ...
MinaNasseri-SecondPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
Naked, But For My Intellect REVISION: My original paper was centered on a personal experience wherein a co worker had commented on the clothes I was wearing. My goal ...
MinaNasseriIntro 22 Jan 2009 - 02:00 IanSullivan
One hundred words that explain my life decision: First, I am an immigrant who has never stopped believing in the #8220;American Dream. #8221; For some (perhaps ...
MinaNasseriSecondPaper 13 Apr 2015 - 02:12 EbenMoglen
Naked, But For My Intellect REVISION: My original paper was centered on a personal experience wherein a co worker had commented on the clothes I was wearing. My goal ...
MingDingFirstEssay 07 May 2017 - 14:20 EbenMoglen
Not SO Lawyerland By MingDing 10 Mar 2017 What is a lawyer? Although the question seems idiotic for its overly broad (and futile, per Wittgenstein) metaphysical ...
MingDingSecondEssay 13 Jun 2017 - 05:17 MingDing
Nothing New under the Sun MingDing 13 Jun 2017 I. I had to delete almost a thousand words and spend three long nights to come to the conclusion that I want to ...
MisanIkomiFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:11 IanSullivan
(Career) Identity Crisis By MisanIkomi 27 Feb 2009 The sky is falling (or is it?) I should be a lawyer? Okay! But what does it mean to actually practice law ...
MisanIkomiIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:25 IanSullivan
I came to law school to learn how to be a practical thinker. I spent my time in undergrad discussing and analyzing world issues, tracing the arc of social ills, identifying ...
MisanIkomiSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:27 IanSullivan
Law and Social Change in a Diverse Society By SoeJungKim 27 Feb 2009, Introduction The class discussion over Judith Warner #8217;s column on people #8217;s ...
MisanIkomiThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:43 IanSullivan
(Not So)Great Expectations By MisanIkomi 17 May 2009 Why do Expectations Frequently Never Seem to Match Up to Reality? I mulled this question over on Thursday ...
ModernLegalMagicAndAdvocacy 07 Jan 2010 - 22:49 IanSullivan
I particularly enjoyed Jerome Frank's writing because I wholeheartedly agree with many of his assertions. Frank stated that "when 'primitive' man loses his way.. ...
ModernLegalMagicCritique1 22 Jan 2009 - 02:00 IanSullivan
How was "subjectivity" or "discretion" a sufficient threat to have required magic? Could Frank's theory be influenced by WWII? (I removed posts by AmandaHungerford ...
MohitGourisariaFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Empty Title By MohitGourisaria 21 Feb 2010 This is not a spiel on how Tiger Wood #8217;s #8220;drifted away #8221; from Buddhism. In fact, from the little I ...
MohitGourisariaIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:19 IanSullivan
MohitGourisaria 14 Jan 2010 I came to law school because I wanted to be an actor #8211; until I got my first professional role and realised that I did not want to ...
MohitGourisariaSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
War, Cannibalism, and Criminal Punishment By MohitGourisaria 06 Apr 2010 I believe that when man evolves a civilization higher than the mechanized but still primitive ...
MolissaFarberFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:11 IanSullivan
You don't need the old version to be carried along, because it is under the "History" button and its presence makes taking the difference among versions more rather ...
MolissaFarberIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:25 IanSullivan
I came to law school to expand the movement for problem solving community justice in criminal law. I hope to emerge from law school with not only the tools to do ...
MolissaFarberSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:27 IanSullivan
Maximizing the Utility of the Existing Law School Curriculum By WilliamKing 27 Feb 2009 Revised By MolissaFarber 17 Apr 2009 Intro In Swindling and Selling ...
MolissaFarberThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:43 IanSullivan
Something Split, Regulation, and The Richard Cory Effect By MolissaFarber 14 May 2009 And he was rich #8212;yes, richer than a king, #8232; And admirably schooled ...
MoneyandtheLaw 22 Jan 2013 - 19:57 IanSullivan
In case it is not obvious by now, I have a very strong interest in the legal underpinnings of our monetary system. I find it to be of fundamental relevance to almost ...
MonicaRuizFirstEssay 01 Jun 2017 - 03:33 MonicaRuiz
Environment in the Limelight By MonicaRuiz 10 Mar 2017 In class we inquired why we believed it was so difficult for people to be provoked about environmental issues ...
MonicaRuizSecondEssay 07 Jun 2017 - 01:29 MonicaRuiz
It Depends: Lack of Clarity after 1L By MonicaRuiz 07 Jun 2017 I overheard an attorney say, #8220;I am a lawyer, so my answer is #8216;It depends.'" As a law ...
MoreOnFear 17 Apr 2010 - 17:56 NonaFarahnik
When reading through these comments on fear and anxiety I can #8217;t help but turn back to the When Fear Turns Graphic New York Times article which is, of course ...
MultiplePersonalitiesRearTheirHeadsAgain 07 Jan 2010 - 22:40 IanSullivan
Strength in numbers? Quite the opposite. Bartleby Bartleby's great strength is his unity of character. On the strength of consistency alone #8212;whatever multiplicity ...
MusicIThinkAboutInClass 23 Apr 2010 - 05:28 MatthewZorn
JessicaCohen 19 Feb 2010 Maybe because of Eben's use of music as inspiration, I often find that other songs pop into my head in class. This week it was two Kinks ...
MusicPlayedinClass 11 Jan 2010 - 16:33 IanSullivan
I like the music played in the class, and I'm wondering if the Professor can post the names/artists of the music. Thanks! SunYi 30 Jan 2008 On today's discussion ...
MusicSuggestionsForTheFinalClass 31 May 2017 - 01:54 TyCarleton
I was wondering if anyone else had suggestions for music for the final class? Personally I think 'Gimme Shelter' by the Rolling Stones would round up the semester ...
MutualDependence 22 Jan 2013 - 19:57 IanSullivan
Mutually Economic Dependent Relationships Our legal world consists of mutually dependent economic relationships. For example, consider the relationship between Tharaud ...
MyDadFoughtTheLaw 25 Jan 2015 - 14:47 EbenMoglen
My Dad Fought the Law and the Law Won So my father, Leo Grey, a barrister, just lost a case in the High Court of Australia in a 4 2 decision. The case involved a labor ...
MyThoughtsOnThisClassSoFar 17 Apr 2010 - 16:10 NonaFarahnik
I have been trying to identify and understand a kind of anxiety I have felt while reading materials for this class thus far. The #8220;problem #8221; of the course ...
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