Law in Contemporary Society

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RaceVClass 22 Jan 2013 - 19:58 IanSullivan
I realize this is going to be a pretty damn controversial post, but I feel compelled to speak on the subject. I sometimes become concerned that classism becomes too ...
RachelGholstonFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Efficient Breach or Slavery By RachelGholston 15 Feb 2012 Why do we have a legal concept that allows people to break their word at a certain cost? Because forcing ...
RachelGholstonIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
I go by Rachel G. I'm passive aggressive. However, I make my sentiments very clear via facial expressions and Facebook posts. Occasionally, I speak. Law school was ...
RachelGholstonSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Poetry By RachelGholston 26 Apr 2012 I write poetry. I have yet to write a poem beyond my own experiences. Every poem has been autobiographical in a way that ...
RafaelBoissetFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:11 IanSullivan
RafaelBoissetFirstPaperAmmended 16 Apr 2009 - 20:02 RafaelBoisset
RafaelBoissetSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:28 IanSullivan
Andres O #8217;Farrell revised paper by Rafael Boisset 1. Holmes defines lawyering as #8220;the prediction of the incidence of the public force through the instrumentality ...
RafaelBoissetThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:43 IanSullivan
RasheedAhmedFirstEssay 29 Jun 2015 - 20:49 MarkDrake
The blurred line: Does committing a crime create the criminal; or is being a criminal a crime? We must understand that: 1) a #8216;crime #8217; is a definition and ...
RasheedAhmedIntro 29 Jun 2015 - 21:25 MarkDrake
Personal Introduction By RasheedAhmed 29 Jan 2015 I came to law school to develop a creative and innovative way to use words in order to bring change. The experiences ...
RasheedAhmedSecondEssay 29 Jun 2015 - 21:51 MarkDrake
The importance of a meaningful opportunity in high crime areas By RasheedAhmed 12 Jun 2015 Reflection When I reflect back on my life and analyze what motivated ...
RaynaReidFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Why Law School Is Like Hogwarts 1. The acceptance. No one truly knows whether they are going to get into Hogwarts, until that magical acceptance letter shows up ...
RaynaReidIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
#8220;Future lawyer at Columbia Law School, I am Rayna Reid. #8221; As you can tell, I #8217;ve done my share of intros. Yes, I do beauty scholarship pageants, and ...
ReadingandThinking 14 Aug 2010 - 13:16 CourtneySmith
As I was reading the Internet this morning, I came across a on the Daily Dish that articulated some concerns about reading and thinking that have also come up in LCS ...
RealityVsUnreality 07 Jan 2010 - 22:49 IanSullivan
When Prof. Moglen was discussing the wide chasm separating between what we know about the penal system and what really transpires behind prison doors, it occurred ...
ReconciliationOfFreedomAndTheState 17 Apr 2010 - 19:03 NonaFarahnik
I'm curious about what other people made of Robinson's enigmatic response. In class, Mohit suggested it was an attempt to dissociate himself from his actions in Vietnam ...
RediscoveredMalcolmXSpeech 22 Jan 2013 - 20:07 IanSullivan
I came across story from NPR about a lost Malcolm X speech, which has recently been uncovered 50 years after it was given at Brown University. I think it is a reminder ...
ReflectionsOnAPractice 22 Jan 2013 - 19:58 IanSullivan
"One of our clients died this morning," Paul said quietly. Before he spoke, while the interns, the other summer associates, the law fellows, and the staff attorneys ...
ReligionAndBeliefs 13 Jan 2012 - 23:26 IanSullivan
In one of my classes last week, someone asked #8220;how do we tell the difference between religion and a regular belief? #8221; This question gets to the heart of ...
ResponseToNate 02 Feb 2010 - 18:16 SamHershey
SamHershey 02 Feb 2010 Nate, This is my first responsive post on this site, so I do not know if it will even come up under your topic. In the hope that it does, here ...
ResponsesToClassDiscussion 13 Jan 2012 - 23:26 IanSullivan
ResponsesToReadings 13 Jan 2012 - 23:26 IanSullivan
RevisedFirstPaper 07 Jun 2010 - 22:14 BrookSutton
Just a Little Bit More than the Law Will Allow In the first half of the last century, realist thinkers launched a formidable intellectual assault on American legal ...
RicardoWooleryFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:11 IanSullivan
The mechanics of eliminating the Godcon merely bring into focus initial questions in addressing the issue of the Lawcon By RicardoWoolery 27 Feb 2009 Casting ...
RicardoWoolerySecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:28 IanSullivan
The Utility of Merging Academic Discourse and the Functional Approach in enabling in people the willingness to recognize the realities of race and to act against racial ...
RicardoWooleryThirdPaper 07 Jan 2010 - 22:59 IanSullivan
The Split Is Not As Severe As It Appears The stereotype of lawyers as dishonest, money obsessed #8220;conscientious schizoids #8221; In Something Split , Carl Wylie ...
RingerTheScrivener 07 Jan 2010 - 22:59 IanSullivan
XinpingZhu 09 May 2009 It is rare to see the term scrivener used in papers these days. from http://online.wsj.com/article/SB124183337729702961.html She Helped Put ...
RobLaserFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
The "Family Man" (or "Community Man") Versus "The Christian Man" By RobLaser 17 Feb 2010 Disclaimer I am speaking from my personal experience as a man growing ...
RobLaserIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:19 IanSullivan
RobLaser 14 Jan 2010 I hoped to gain from law school an awesome job. However, along the way I expected it to be intellectually stimulating and to actually BREED creativity ...
RobLaserSecondPaper 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 ...
RobertCorp-FirstPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:15 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 ...
RobertCorp-SecondPaper 22 Jan 2009 - 02:09 IanSullivan
Professional Sport as a Tool of White Supremacy By RobertCorp 11 June 2008 Introduction Professional sport is often offered as an example of racial equality in ...
RobertCorpFirstPaper 22 Feb 2015 - 15:32 EbenMoglen
Creeds in 2008 Democratic Primary By RobertCorp 13 Feb 2008 Introduction Thurman Arnold stresses that the most effective creeds for a political campaign are those ...
RobertCorpIntro 22 Jan 2009 - 02:09 IanSullivan
I came to law school for the oft cited reason of career flexibility. I had little idea about what I wanted to do with my life as my senior year of college began, and ...
RobertoRivera2FirstEssay 29 Jun 2015 - 20:50 MarkDrake
Robinson: Aiming The Force of The Public Will And The Proximity of Evil By RobertoRivera2 13 Mar 2015 The Idea After our discussions on our lunch with Robinson ...
RobertoRivera2Intro 29 Jun 2015 - 21:26 MarkDrake
Personal Introduction By RobertoRivera2 29 Jan 2015 I want to find my passion and a direction to channel my intellectual capabilities. I want to find that area ...
RobertoRivera2SecondEssay 29 Jun 2015 - 21:51 MarkDrake
I Hate Injustice And I'm Coming Back By RobertoRivera2 02 Jun 2015 The Unexamined Life Is Not Worth Living I hate injustice and that #8217;s why I #8217 ...
RobertoRiveraSecondPaper 02 Jun 2015 - 11:28 RobertoRivera2
moved.
RobinsonAndBrown 08 Aug 2012 - 15:38 RumbidzaiMaweni
Robinson Brown I do not believe that determining whether his methods were right or wrong is a useful exercise. I think that we have spent too much time focusing on ...
RobinsonClassDiscussion 13 Feb 2015 - 08:15 YashShah
Before and during class I was struck with the strong feeling that Robinson lacked sympathy for the fate of his clients chiefly because he accepts everyone as #8220 ...
RobinsonResponse 08 Feb 2012 - 02:32 ElviraKras
After reading and then listening (and trying to hear) the discussion about Robinson in Lawyerland, I came away feeling that it was a nice story with a Holden Caulfieldesque ...
RobinsonsMetamorphosisTalk 07 Jan 2010 - 23:00 IanSullivan
Discussion of Robinson's Metamorphosis I'm not sure how to move this to a new parent topic, but I thought it might be useful to begin discussing the reading about ...
RogerLowenthalOnRatingAgencies 07 Jan 2010 - 22:19 IanSullivan
Here is article that Eben was talking about the other day in class regarding the rating agencies' conflict of interest with their clients as a culpably contributing ...
RohanGreyFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
First Paper By RohanGrey 20 Feb 2012 Law is Action Of the various legal perspectives encountered throughout 1L year, the most persuasive (in my opinion) treated ...
RohanGreyIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Personal Introduction My life is the byproduct of a combination of influences #8211;family, community, experiences, historical and cultural context #8211; but the ...
RohanGreySecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Money and Unemployment Introduction The long standing problem of involuntary unemployment has escalated in recent years to the level of a global systemic crisis. ...
RonMazorFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Comments welcome. Strict Liability Should Govern Tort By RonMazor 19 Feb 2010 The Middle Ages Had It Right Medieval law gets a short shrift. Too often, it is ...
RonMazorIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:19 IanSullivan
Things To Obtain: RonMazor 14 Jan 2010
RonMazorSecondPaper 28 Aug 2014 - 17:39 RonMazor
The Dao of Not Knowing By Ron Mazor Long Version Short (Edited) Version (Video being utilized for academic purposes, with the intention of fair use.) Introduction ...
RorySkaggsFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
The Case for Animals Everyone By RorySkaggs 25 Feb 2010 Introduction "Humans are more important than animals." "We have more important problems to deal with ...
RorySkaggsIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:19 IanSullivan
RorySkaggs 14 Jan 2010 When I originally applied, I expected nothing from law school. Law was one of the few subjects which piqued my interest enough to apply myself ...
RorySkaggsSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
Justifying Lesser Sentences for Inchoate Crimes Introduction In casebook commentary on inchoate crimes, there was near universal agreement that such crimes should ...
RubberRooms 13 Jan 2012 - 23:26 IanSullivan
article came out in the New York Times today and I figured it would be worthwhile to post given our discussion in class yesterday. For those who don't have a chance ...
RumbidzaiMaweniIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
RyRavenholtFirstEssay 29 Jun 2015 - 20:52 MarkDrake
The Myth of Law By RyRavenholt 4 May 2015 Experience of Law Should law exist in its present form? It is a simple question that is often given a simple answer ...
RyRavenholtIntro 29 Jun 2015 - 21:26 MarkDrake
Personal Introduction I have always viewed the law from a position of disdain and criticism. My sojourn into law school is driven by my distaste of criticism of any ...
RyRavenholtSecondEssay 29 Jun 2015 - 21:52 MarkDrake
The Iron Law School of Oligarchy By RyRavenholt 25 May 2015 Functioning as Lawyers After finishing the first year of law school, a simple question occurred to ...
RyanBinghamFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Believing in Believing By RyanBingham 12 Feb 2012 The Question What does it mean to believe in things that don't accurately reflect reality? At first glance, ...
RyanBinghamIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Personal Introduction My name is Ryan Bingham. My name comes from England, and my bone structure is from Denmark. I like to think about Japanese linguistics, electronic ...
RyanBinghamSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Eben, I would like to keep working with you this summer to revise this paper. Thanks. Affirming That Privacy On The Internet Is Gone: CISPA By RyanBingham 23 ...
RyanGloverFirstEssay 29 Jun 2015 - 20:52 MarkDrake
Coffin Nails: Suicide in the Pursuit of Integration By RyanGlover 13 Mar 2015 The American Negro simply wishes to be both an American and Negro, without being ...
RyanGloverIntro 29 Jun 2015 - 21:27 MarkDrake
Personal Introduction By RyanGlover 30 Jan 2015 I chose to go to law school because I wanted a degree that would give me the analytical skill set and intellectual ...
RyanGloverSecondEssay 29 Jun 2015 - 21:52 MarkDrake
Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement By RyanGlover 18 May 2015 Overview On January 11, 1964, the United States Surgeon General released the first report on smoking ...
RyanMcDevitt-FirstPaper 12 Jan 2009 - 23:07 IanSullivan
A Bridge Too Far: Use Misuse of Predictions of Future Dangerousness By RyanMcDevitt 14 Feb 2008 Introduction Expert predictions of future dangerousness are ...
RyanMcDevitt-SecondPaper 22 Jan 2009 - 02:10 IanSullivan
Regulating Identity Politics in Sport By RyanMcDevitt 4 April 2008 Introduction Soccer is tied to identity politics in a remarkable and potentially destructive ...
RyanMcDevittIntro 22 Jan 2009 - 02:10 IanSullivan
I want to be a lawyer because I think very highly of the adversarial system as a means of getting at the truth and achieving justice of course no system is perfect ...
RyanSongFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Google book settlement: the future for orphan works? By RyanSong 16 Feb 2010 The 1976 Copyright Act has contributed to a growing proliferation of abandoned and ...
RyanSongFirstPaper_Rewrite 11 Jun 2010 - 02:44 RyanSong
Google Book Settlement In 2004, Google released the Google Book Library Project, a partnership between Google and several university libraries. The objective of the ...
RyanSongIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:19 IanSullivan
My name is #8220;Ryan #8221; Yi Qian Song. As an Electrical Engineering student, my initial reason for coming to law school was to pursue a career in Intellectual ...
RyanSongSecondPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:03 IanSullivan
Pfizer Reformed, Again When a drug manufacturer applies to the Food and Drug Administration ( #8220;FDA #8221;) for approval of a new drug, it must indicate the drug ...
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