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Paper2Notes 23 Aug 2015 - 21:53 CMcKinney
CMcKinney 23 Aug 2015 Fighting Repose. Then We spent a lot of time thinking about repose in this course. But as I scrawled out an essay on pay per view boxing in ...
PaperRevisionAssignment 13 Jan 2012 - 23:21 IanSullivan
Paper Assignment When revising, make sure that your changes do not bring the total word count of the essay beyond the 1000 word limit. Instructions Find your name ...
PaperScraps 13 Jan 2012 - 23:21 IanSullivan
I know some other people had multiple ideas for papers but never finished / developed them. Here is one of mine I. Introduction Columbia Law School Exam regulations ...
PassionsRemain 17 Apr 2010 - 17:57 NonaFarahnik
MohitGourisaria 04 Feb 2010 I do not believe that our generation has, by and large, lost sight of "noble" goals, no matter how impossible or rebellious. But there ...
PathOfTheLaw 07 Jan 2010 - 22:40 IanSullivan
Holmes Condensation (edited by Davis Ratner and Lawrence) Disclaimer: Here are ideas from Holmes with links to the most related #8220;blog #8221; topics. As this ...
PatrickCroninFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:11 IanSullivan
Clusterfucks and Creative Lawyers By PatrickCronin 19 April 2009 What does creative lawyering look like from the perspective of the bad man? This question ...
PatrickCroninIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:26 IanSullivan
I'm here so that I can get a job that involves thinking. I studied philosophy in college, where I was especially interested in Gilles Deleuze and the philosophy of ...
PatrickCroninSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:27 IanSullivan
Beyond Happiness Edited by PatrickCronin. Originally By GregOrr 27 Feb 2009 Note: I'm in the process of revising this paper as well as my third. #8220;On this ...
PatrickCroninThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:43 IanSullivan
The Importance of Nonsense The Mob This summer I witnessed the of the bulls in New Orleans. A man dressed as a bishop with a bullhorn yelled from the balcony: "For ...
PatrickOConnorFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
By the Time I Graduate, the Government Will Have Spent More Money Keeping My Brother Locked Up Than They Will Have Leant to Me to Pay for Law School By PatrickOConnor ...
PatrickOConnorIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Personal Introduction I spent last year working as a ski instructor in Vail, Colorado. That experience was essentially the polar opposite of the first year of law ...
PatrickOConnorSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
What Do We Owe The Incarcerated? By PatrickOConnor 07 May 2012 Abdication As a society, we have undertaken the tasks of defining deviant behavior and setting ...
PatrickWaldropFirstEssay 02 Jun 2017 - 04:05 PatrickWaldrop
The Liberalization of Law Schools and the Decline of the Lawyer Politician By PatrickWaldrop 11 Mar 2017, Revised 1 June 2017 The Decline of the Lawyer Politician ...
PatrickWaldropSecondEssay 08 Jun 2017 - 04:01 PatrickWaldrop
My Own Terms By PatrickWaldrop 07 Jun 2017 Something to Do I have always struggled to articulate why I wanted to go to law school. Perhaps it #8217;s because ...
PaulSmithFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Do Majority Minority Districts Help or Hurt? By PaulSmith 26 Feb 2010 History The 1965 Voting Rights Act significantly increased the number of minorities in elected ...
PaulSmithIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:19 IanSullivan
I worked in politics between college and law school. Though I enjoyed the work, it taught me that I lacked the capacity to have any real impact on issues I care about ...
PaulSmithSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
The Suburban Feedback Loop By PaulSmith 16 Apr 2010 What Suburbs Do Directly America #8217;s suburbs grew exponentially over the past century. The direct costs ...
PaulaKimFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
The Law School Grading System By PaulaKim 16 Feb 2012 Is it a good one? Law students care deeply about grades. Our grades are supposedly a reflection of how much ...
PaulaKimIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Personal Introduction I'm Paula. When I was a kid I wanted to be an opera singer. I like to bake, eat, do yoga, and play the cello. I talk a lot only when I'm nervous ...
PaulaKimSecondPaper 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 ...
PaulinaSalmasFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Investigating the Devils We Know By PaulinaSalmas 16 May 2010 Popular response to the stories of John Brown and Joseph Stack illustrate how easy it is to focus ...
PaulinaSalmasSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
Imminence and Self Defense By PaulinaSalmas 17 Apr 2010 (Jess Hallett rewrite May 12) In some states, defendants accused of murder who seek a justification of ...
PawningOurLicenses 22 Dec 2012 - 08:28 TWikiGuest
Question for Discussion A major theme of the class is how most students will go out and pawn their licenses, which correlates strongly with the vast percentage of ...
PeerEditing 22 Jan 2013 - 19:58 IanSullivan
Are people interested in organized/formal peer editing for first paper revisions and second paper drafts? If you are, sign your name below, and once there are enough ...
PersonalIntro 14 Jan 2015 - 22:24 IanSullivan
How to Write Your Personal Introduction Not more than 100 words. Under any circumstances. Formatting Log In. Clicking here: Create Intro will create a page named ...
PersonalIntro2013 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
How to Write Your Personal Introduction Not more than 100 words. Under any circumstances. Formatting Log In. Clicking here: Create Intro will create a page named ...
PersonalIntroSpring2012 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
How to Write Your Personal Introduction Not more than 100 words. Under any circumstances. Formatting Log In. Clicking here: Archived Linking You may notice that ...
PersonalIntros 25 Jan 2015 - 14:44 EbenMoglen
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PersonalIntros2010 13 Jan 2012 - 23:23 IanSullivan
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PerspectivesinLaw 07 Jan 2010 - 22:59 IanSullivan
I #8217;ve been having a hard time in this class, and would like others #8217; input. While this class is by far my favorite, it is also the most frustrating. I ...
PeteLochoreIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:26 IanSullivan
The first question is ought not to be "Why do you want to be a lawyer?", but rather "Why study law?". Proofreading is important. Please do it. Deciding ...
PetefromOzFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:11 IanSullivan
Government Legal Practice: Furthering Justice Through Policy Influence By PetefromOz 26 Feb 2009 Amended 17 Apr 2009 There are many legal roles within government ...
PetefromOzSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:27 IanSullivan
Legal Education in Secondary Schools The first draft of this paper was prepared by YejinJennyHan 27 Feb 2009 The revision is prepared by PetefromOz 16 Apr 2009 ...
PetefromOzThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:44 IanSullivan
What is wrong with the #8220;torture memos #8221;? By PetefromOz 23 Apr 2009 Controversy surrounds the role of the lawyers in the Office of Legal Counsel (OLC ...
PeterCavanaughFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Airline Policies Discriminating Due to Body Size Need Reform A Brewing Storm That air travel is degrading is something to which most people can relate, but an increasing ...
PeterCavanaughIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:19 IanSullivan
I came to law school with no concrete idea of what I wanted out of it. Basically, many people I have met over the years that have had interesting lives have been lawyers ...
PeterCavanaughSecondPaper 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 ...
PeterClausFirstEssay 01 Jun 2017 - 07:59 PeterClaus
#8220;Trump: How do #8220;we #8221; resist? How do I resist? #8221; Introduction Based on the feedback from my first draft, I am going to tackle the question of ...
PeterHaberreckerFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:11 IanSullivan
This paper was revised as part of the second paper assignment Innocence Whenever there is a suicide bombing, an air strike or a missile strike going on, the victims ...
PeterHaberreckerSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:27 IanSullivan
The Institution of Monogamous Marriage and Alternatives Original paper by Yinan Zhang 18 Apr 2009 Introduction The institution of monogamous marriage has a significant ...
PeterHaberreckerThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:44 IanSullivan
Piracy By PeterHaberrecker 16 May 2009 Introduction For the third paper of this class, I intend to write about a "real" political problem: Modern Piracy in the ...
PeterParkFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
How do I sleep at night? I am an ADA. I'm the guy who keeps bad people away from you, the law abiding model citizen. I could have been a millionaire had I used my ...
PeterParkIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:19 IanSullivan
PeterPark 14 Jan 2010 Less than 3 months after my family moved to the United States, my home country experienced the worst financial crisis in its history. My father ...
PeterParkSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
Uncertainty By PeterPark 17 Apr 2010 According to one Salmon, bad math destroyed our economy. That math looks something like this: This is called a Gaussian Copula ...
PeterWadeFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
The Cost of the Death Penalty By PeterWade 25 Feb 2010 The Death Penalty in America In much of the world, including most of those #8220;western #8221; nations ...
PeterWadeIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:19 IanSullivan
To be honest I was, and still am, not entirely sure of the specific reasons why I wanted to come to law school. It was a plan that floated around in the back of my ...
PhaseII-QandAToHelpMakeAnActionPlan 14 Jan 2015 - 22:06 IanSullivan
To post questions and build out the discussion started in the Wednesday, April 9th class regarding where to go from here and how to build an action plan for shaping ...
PhaseIIQandAToHelpMakeAnActionPlan 11 Jan 2010 - 16:56 IanSullivan
To post questions and build out the discussion started in the Wednesday, April 9th class regarding where to go from here and how to build an action plan for shaping ...
PhilipHowardonLawandFreedom 13 Jan 2012 - 23:25 IanSullivan
MohitGourisaria 24 Feb 2010 Philip Howard talks about how law is stifling the nation, instead of aiding in its freedom. Someone, in class today, mentioned taking a ...
PietroSignoracci-FirstPaper 12 Jan 2009 - 23:07 IanSullivan
A Functional Analysis of Audiences to Executions All is well ended, if this suit be won... The following is an inquiry into the state #8217;s permitting a private ...
PietroSignoracci-SecondPaper 22 Jan 2009 - 02:09 IanSullivan
How To Be A Good Lawyer, Pt. 2 I needed less than a second to know that I did not want to be Tharaud or a lawyer like her, but it took this essay to know whether ...
PietroSignoracciIntro 22 Jan 2009 - 02:09 IanSullivan
PietroSignoracci 17 Jan 2008 Shortsighted as it may seem, what I wanted in coming to law school was simply a guarantee that I would spend the majority of my first ...
PiratesAtBay 07 Jan 2010 - 22:59 IanSullivan
Pirates at Bay XinpingZhu 15 Apr 2009 Two recent events remind me of the events happened on Mignonette years ago. One is the ongoing Pirate Bay trial in Sweden ...
PlannedObsolesence 22 Jan 2013 - 19:58 IanSullivan
What if the government is purposely creating a system that does not sustain peace in order to consolidate its control over non conformists and to garner financial ...
PlatoLawyersVsPhilosophers 13 Jan 2012 - 23:25 IanSullivan
I came across this article in the New York Times this morning and it rubbed me the wrong way. The author uses Plato's rarely invoked "Theaetetus" to set up a distinction ...
PodcastOnSwindlingModernDaySwindlers 07 Jan 2010 - 22:49 IanSullivan
I hope this doesn't count as spamming the wiki, but I listened to this podcast from This American Life a few weeks ago and thought that it related to today's reading ...
PoliticalGraffiti 22 Jan 2013 - 19:58 IanSullivan
I'm in Livorno, Italy taking a break in a coffee shop. Yes, it's amazing! I've seen political graffiti all over the place today and thought I'd pose a question for ...
PoliticsInTheAbsenceOfCivility 22 Jan 2013 - 19:58 IanSullivan
Judge Day opens the conversation by lamenting the decline of "civility" in American society. I understood "civility" as a cohesive and perhaps moderating form of ...
PoliticsLinks 06 Dec 2010 - 17:13 DRussellKraft
Links about Politics though isn't everything politics? #LatestComments http://www.economist.com/blogs/democracyinamerica/2010/12/after secrets Anyone want to ...
PoliticsandExploitationofTeamMentality 22 Jan 2013 - 19:58 IanSullivan
I #8217;ve been thinking lately #8211; in the wake of this executive privilege #8211; about team mentality and politics. I #8217;m not terribly interested in passing ...
PracticePickets 21 Apr 2010 - 04:25 JoshuaHochman
Amanda, I think the concept of a practice picket is fascinating! First, I want to say that I appreciate the insight you bring to our classroom discussions about organizing ...
PrashantRaiFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
A Healthy Distrust The protection of our rights through judicial channels depends on the idea that judges will self check the influence that their political ideologies ...
PrashantRaiIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
As for me, all I know is that I know nothing. Socrates By PrashantRai 18 Jan 2012
PrashantRaiSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Control the Narrative I believe that the way in which professors teach class and grade exams encourages students to focus less on the stories behind cases and more ...
PrattEditingSummary 22 Jan 2013 - 19:58 IanSullivan
Purpose : I have reread and taken notes on Diana V. Pratt #8217;s Legal Writing: A Systematic Approach . Unlike when I read it first in the fall, I have found it ...
ProspectusForProspectives 25 Oct 2017 - 14:39 EbenMoglen
Prospectus For Prospectives Why You Might Want to Take This Course For most of the last thousand years English speaking lawyers have completed their educations, gotten ...
PursuingHappiness 07 Jan 2010 - 22:49 IanSullivan
Our discussion today got me thinking (in what I hope is a useful, rather than in an Arnold channeling Thomas kind of way) about the definition of happiness. Eben mentioned ...
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