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SalonSubtopic1 03 Feb 2010 - 05:19 DRussellKraft
"Can you tell me how to create a new parent topic in the wiki? I think it would be great if we got people together to talk class. An Eben Salon! Would love to help ...
SamHersheyFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Paternity by Estoppel: Fighting Injustice with Injustice By SamHershey 21 Feb 2010 Introduction A recent class debate reminded me of a fascinating, heartbreaking ...
SamHersheyIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:19 IanSullivan
SamHershey 19 Jan 2010 Unlike the liberal arts education that I pursued as an undergraduate, a legal education is a clear means to an end: the ability to practice ...
SamHersheySecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
Concerns about the Limits of Creative Lawyering By SamHershey 16 Apr 2010 Here vs. There While the health care bill was stirring controversy last month ...
SamMatthewsFirstEssay 31 May 2017 - 23:35 SamMatthews
Damn the Torpedoes, Proceed Ahead Cautiously and Periodically Check Your Progress. By SamMatthews 12 Mar 2017 In an address to the BYU student body entitled The ...
SamWellsFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
WHY "PROPERTY" ? By SamWells 13 May 2010 Property is not a thing. And it isn #8217;t even a person #8217;s relationship with a thing. We are told that ...
SamWellsIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:19 IanSullivan
I come to Columbia from Austin, TX, where I grew up and went to college. Perhaps this counts as membership in the axis of evil? I came to law school hoping to make ...
SamWellsSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
Sam I hope that I was able to retain your original intent and meaning with my revision. I enjoyed reading your paper my dad actually owns a biotech company with ...
SamanthaLiTrentaFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Robinson's Justice By SamanthaLiTrenta 15 Feb 2012 Introduction Robinson calls his imagined prisoner/lawyer metamorphosis #8220;a form of exacting justice. ...
SamanthaLiTrentaIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Basic info: I #8217;ve always wanted to write for SNL, but instead I pursued my back up plan and came to law school. It is a little known fact that the character Liz ...
SamanthaWillaims-SecondPaper 24 Jan 2012 - 16:12 IanSullivan
Student Jurors and Liberal Education: A Case Study By SamanthaWilliams 12 April 2008 Introduction #8220;The university does not try to persuade the student ...
SamanthaWilliams-FirstPaper 12 Jan 2009 - 23:07 IanSullivan
Reconsidering the Assumptions of the United States Penal System By SamanthaWilliams 19 Feb 2008 Introduction Several dichotomies are useful in characterizing ...
SamanthaWilliamsIntro 22 Jan 2009 - 02:10 IanSullivan
I usually say that I want to be a lawyer because it combines my love of research and writing with my desire to give back to my community. Truthfully, though, my decision ...
SamanthaWishmanFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Teaching America's Leaders By SamanthaWishman 16 Feb 2012 As Justice O #8217;Connor wrote in Grutter v. Bollinger when the Supreme Court upheld an affirmative ...
SamanthaWishmanIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
I want a worthwhile career that will allow me to be independent and empowered. By the end of college I had narrowed my potential paths to marketing, writing, education ...
SamanthaWishmanSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Never Accept a First Offer By SamanthaWishman 17 May 2012 The basis for the comparison is a little casual. With respect to sexual bargaining, it's true that ...
SandorMarton-FirstPaper 12 Jan 2009 - 23:07 IanSullivan
Topic: The Military Creed and Human Rights Violations By SandorMarton 09 Feb 2008 I. Definitions and Conflict A. The Problem Last May, a survey of U ...
SandorMarton-SecondPaper 22 Jan 2009 - 02:10 IanSullivan
Topic: Atheism and Acceptance SandorMarton 03 Apr 2008 I. A despised Group Over the past fifty years, minority groups that have traditionally been distrusted ...
SandorMartonIntro 22 Jan 2009 - 02:10 IanSullivan
SandorMarton 21 Jan 2008 I currently intend on pursuing a career in commercial real estate. My rough plan is to seek a position at a firm which provides services ...
SanjayMurtiFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Making a Decision By SanjayMurti 13 Apr 2012 In twenty four months, I will have a license, a practice, and a decision to make. For the last few months, I have ...
SanjayMurtiIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Personal Introduction I like new challenges, good food, and house music when I'm outlining. I also like sleeping in until 2PM, Mcdonalds fries, and the sound of the ...
SanjayMurtiSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Stuck By SanjayMurti 08 May 2012 "No, call me Mark," he said, beckoning to two brown leather chairs in front of an oversized wooden desk. He waved the recruiter ...
SaswatMisraFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Update ( 6/13/10 ) I've finished revising my first paper (for this round of review) Major Version History: Version 11 My first paper Version 12 My first paper ...
SaswatMisraIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:19 IanSullivan
I worked as an engineer and applied math researcher between college and law school. During that time, I spent several years working both for a government agency and ...
SaswatMisraSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
Update (5/23) My revisions are now complete (for this round of review) Relevant Version History: Version 4 My second paper Version 5 My second paper with comments ...
ScottThurmanFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:11 IanSullivan
You don't need to save earlier versions on the page: the wiki, being a wiki, saves every version of everything. Just look under the "Diffs" button. So I removed ...
ScottThurmanIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:26 IanSullivan
After law school, I hope to be involved in employee and labor law. In college, I was challenged by and increasingly interested in a variety of #8211; how would one ...
ScottThurmanSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:28 IanSullivan
The Lottery Realization (A revision of Ella Aiken's Recognizing Chance to Become Better Lawyers . Ella's paper is Revision 2; my draft is Revision 3.) ScottThurman ...
ScottThurmanThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:43 IanSullivan
What Would Bartleby Do? By ScottThurman 18 May 2009 Introduction That anti anthem "I would prefer not to." I've spoken it to myself frequently; there are so many ...
SecondEssay 11 May 2017 - 15:56 EbenMoglen
Essay Assignment This essay will be written in one draft. Revisions are always welcome, but no revising is required. The due date is June 7. Your essay should address ...
SecondPaper2010 13 Apr 2015 - 02:12 EbenMoglen
Paper Assignment Not more than 1000 words. Under any circumstances. Other Since this is an assignment page general editing is restricted. Please leave any comments ...
SecondPaper2013 13 Apr 2015 - 02:12 EbenMoglen
Paper Assignment Not more than 1000 words. Under any circumstances. Formatting Log In. Clicking here: Create Second Paper will create a page named SecondPaper2013 ...
SecondPaperSpring2012 13 Apr 2015 - 02:12 EbenMoglen
Paper Assignment Not more than 1000 words. Under any circumstances. Formatting Log In. Clicking here: Archived Linking You may notice that, in addition to adding ...
SecularizationOfTheLaw 07 Jan 2010 - 23:00 IanSullivan
I am not sure if this discussion belongs under a new topic thread or a comment to the class notes. Since it's rather long, I decided to open up a new thread. I want ...
SelfReflection 22 Jan 2013 - 20:05 IanSullivan
Hello everybody. I hope your final exams and preparations are going well. Throughout the semester, Eben emphasized the importance of self reflection: thinking about ...
SellingOut 13 Jan 2012 - 23:26 IanSullivan
JenniferGreen 09 Mar 2010 One of the most offensive slurs a Black person can call another Black person is an #8220;Uncle Tom #8221;. Taken from the leading character ...
SexualProwessAndWarfareOfWaste 07 Jan 2010 - 23:00 IanSullivan
In our discussions of Veblen's critique of consumerism, we tried to apply his idea of the warfare of waste to things like governments' accumulating arms and students ...
ShakedSivanFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
The NFL and the Limits of Legal Formalism Recent Supreme Court confirmation hearings featured the metaphor of judges acting as umpires calling "balls and strikes. ...
ShakedSivanIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
The "Sha" rhymes with the "mu" part of mustard and the "ked" rhymes with Ed. In the fall I had long, Gene Wilder esque hair and Civil War era mutton chops. Alas, ...
ShakedSivanSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Irony is Cool One of the problems with joking is that other people can't always tell when the jokes are serious. Worse is when you aren't sure yourself. I started ...
ShawKaneyasuSpeckIntro 22 Jan 2009 - 02:11 IanSullivan
ShawKaneyasuSpeck 18 Jan 2008 I don't know if I want to be a lawyer. ) edit: I wrote the above while still slightly depressed about leaving winter break and my ...
ShawnFettyFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
It's Not Your Grandfather's Segregation By ShawnFetty 26 Feb 2010 A Story I team taught English to middle school students for a year in the northeast of Japan ...
ShawnFettyIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:19 IanSullivan
I #8217;m committed to my family #8217;s wellbeing #8212;something that depended until very recently on the profits of our automotive repair shop. I could have seen ...
ShawnFettySecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
See comments in history. Update 7/7: Tweaked ever so slightly Edited paper: Walking Away from the National Dietary Guidelines By ShawnFetty 12 Apr 2010 Introduction ...
ShayBanerjeeFirstEssay 29 Jun 2015 - 20:53 MarkDrake
Fossil Fuel Dependence: A Call to Action By ShayBanerjee 13 Mar 2015 Introduction Enough games. It is time to get serious. America #8217;s dependence on fossil ...
ShayBanerjeeIntro 29 Jun 2015 - 21:29 MarkDrake
Personal Introduction By ShayBanerjee 29 Jan 2015 My mother used to tell me about the hardships she and my father faced immigrating here. How they had no money ...
ShayBanerjeeSecondEssay 29 Jun 2015 - 22:00 MarkDrake
America's Oil Addiction: A Basic Diagnosis ShayBanerjee 24 May 2015 Introduction Oil accounts for 95 percent of energy used in the U.S. transportation sector ...
ShefaliSinghFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
The Clear Line By ShefaliSingh 16 Feb 2012 "Distinguishing Omission from Acts" My Criminal Law class was recently assigned to read a series of cases in our casebook ...
ShefaliSinghIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Hi, my name is Shefali Singh. I entered CLS straight from college, so I have never had a real job beyond that of average summer occupations. While in college I became ...
ShefaliSinghSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
The Sexual Intimidation of the State By ShefaliSingh 29 Apr 2012 The Growing Police State It is terrifying to think of my country as a police state, but this ...
SherieGertlerFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Reflections on Certainty and Stability By SherieGertler 16 Feb 2012 Preconceptions, In Light of Holmes I am fairly confident, at this point, that I came to law ...
SherieGertlerIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
I came to law school because from 2008 to 2009 I worked in a refugee camp where terrible things happened and I came away feeling helpless and afraid. I tried to learn ...
SherieGertlerSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
A Second Trip: Critical Self Examination and Hopes for Growth Travelling to "Help" The first time I moved to Africa I was 21 years old, unattached, and more idealistic ...
ShirleyBoutin-Intro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:26 IanSullivan
Hello my name is Shirley Boutin. When I was younger, I thought I wanted to be a Criminal Defense Attorney. To me, something was wrong with the disproportionate number ...
ShirleyBoutinFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:11 IanSullivan
Professor Moglen, I decided for this paper to write about a completely different topic from my last paper. I. Introduction II. Socio economic Factors III. Discriminatory ...
ShirleyBoutinSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:28 IanSullivan
This is an edit of Yinan Zhang's first paper Introduction Marriage, as an institution, significantly impacts society evidence by the public #8217;s large scale ...
ShirleyBoutinThirdPaper 07 Jan 2010 - 23:00 IanSullivan
I. Introduction II. Facts III. Probelm IV. Solution V. Conclusion Introduction: A couple of weeks ago I received an email about an event at the School of International ...
SingSingVisit 23 Jul 2010 - 20:47 CeciliaWang
I recall that during one class this past semester, Eben admonished all those aspiring to become prosecutors to spend a day in a prison in order to understand what ...
SkylarPolanskyFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Pro Bono By SkylarPolansky 15 Feb 2012 Introduction During my 2 year experience working at a firm pro bono was both the area of law with which I was most disgusted ...
SkylarPolanskySecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Splitting Up By SkylarPolansky 23 Apr 2012 Child Birth From you I was born. You held me, carried me through the hallway. It was not you who wrapped me in a ...
SoHo 07 Apr 2013 - 21:42 JacksonAlberts
If I can't eliminate Bumpy Text, I can at least explain that SoHo is the area south of Houston street, formerly desolate and currently trendy. JacksonAlberts 07 ...
SoWhatShouldWeDo 07 Jan 2010 - 23:00 IanSullivan
I was intimidated by the percentage of laid off CLS biglaw lawyers Eben wrote on the board today. Still, just because a person loses her job doesn #8217;t necessarily ...
SoYeonKimFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Law as a Labyrinth for the Indigent By SoYeonKim 14 Feb 2012 Daedalus' edifice imprisoning the Minotaur was at least a unicursal labyrinth with a single non branching ...
SoYeonKimIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
My name is Soyeon. I was born in the UK and grew up in Portugal and Korea. I went to an international school in Lisbon for most of my pre college education, which ...
SoYeonKimSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Terrorism as the Strongest Form of Social Control By SoYeonKim 13 May 2012 Terrorism defies definition. Once we define terrorism, it reemerges in ever changing ...
SociobiologyAndConsilienceTalk 07 Jan 2010 - 23:00 IanSullivan
This topic is about socio biological arguments and consilient argument structures. Specifically whether the interaction seen between Tharaud and Cerriere in Cerriere ...
SoeJungKimFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:11 IanSullivan
Law and Social Change in a Diverse Society By SoeJungKim 19 March 2009 Introduction The class discussion over Judith Warner #8217;s column on people #8217 ...
SoeJungKimIntro 22 Jan 2009 - 02:14 IanSullivan
I came to Columbia, leaving my family and friends in Korea, to realize my childhood dream of living and working in many different countries. I somehow thought that ...
SoeJungKimSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:28 IanSullivan
This is a revision of the first paper by ErandiZamora SoeJungKim 19 Apr 2009 Introduction After generations of struggle, activism, and legislative action, ...
SolomonRotsteinFirstEssay 21 Apr 2016 - 04:02 SolomonRotstein
Not Even Big Data Can Disparage Rights Retained By The People By SolomonRotstein 21 Apr 2016 I. Introduction: #8220;Poca política, mucha administración #8221 ...
SomeConfusionOnInternationale 07 Jan 2010 - 22:49 IanSullivan
KevinChang 06 Feb 2009 In the class today, I was particularly fascinated by the part of the lyrics that Professor Moglen coted: "Freedom is merely privilege extended ...
SomeThoughtsFromClassOn126 17 Apr 2010 - 17:51 NonaFarahnik
NonaFarahnik 27 Jan I am not sure if I am using this right but I wanted to try. I also need to go to bed, so I am writing quickly and maybe not clearly. Anyway, I ...
SomeThoughtsOnJeromeFrankMagicAndLaw 07 Jan 2010 - 22:50 IanSullivan
'When I use a word,' Humpty Dumpty said, in a rather scornful tone, 'it means just what I choose it to mean, neither more nor less.' 'The question is,' said Alice ...
SomeThoughtsOnThoreau 17 Apr 2010 - 14:58 NonaFarahnik
Some thoughts on the John Brown/Thoreau reading for 2/23 prior to our class discussion: Having read through Henry David Thoreau #8217;s #8220;A Plea for Captain John ...
SorryGuys 18 Jan 2008 - 21:19 YaeAhnPark
Hi, all. I'm Yae Ahn Park in LawContempSoc class. While I was trying my inept hands at posting my intro, I somehow managed to erase the intire WebTopicList for our ...
SpitzerAndConspicuousConsumption 22 Jan 2009 - 02:14 IanSullivan
Today in class we talked about what Spitzer was really getting for $4300 obviously there was more to it than the nominal purpose. Why, as Moglen pointed out, would ...
StandWhoseGround 22 Jan 2013 - 20:05 IanSullivan
Who serves to benefit from the Florida Stand Your Ground statute and others like it??? The Silver Lining In the Column today in the New York Times, Paul Krugman ...
StatementOnFinalGrades 03 Aug 2012 - 17:12 EbenMoglen
Statement On Final Grades Fate has dealt us a tough hand. A week ago, just as I was fully recovered and returning to work, my younger brother suffered a septic infection ...
StatementOnInterimGrades 22 Jan 2013 - 20:05 IanSullivan
Statement on Interim Grades As you know, the Law School is being swept by a furore over timing of grades. This has been presented as a response to student demand ...
StefanRinasIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
This probably amounts to splitting hairs, but seeing as I'll be addressed with my first name throughout the semester it's pronounced as if the 'a' were a 'u', i.e ...
StefanRinasSecondPaper 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 ...
StephanieOduroFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
If It Doesn't Fit, You Must Acquit By StephanieOduro 15 May 2010 Introduction Criminal jury trials are complex mechanisms for finding "justice" that are not infallible ...
StephanieOduroIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:19 IanSullivan
I planned on going to law school since high school. It wasn #8217;t a random choice made haphazardly because I didn #8217;t know what to do with my life. I was set ...
StephanieOduroSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
Confederate History Month: It #8217;s a Celebration! By StephanieOduro 15 May 2010 For the first time since 2001, Virginia's Republican Governor, Bob !McDonnell ...
StephenClarkeIntro 22 Jan 2009 - 02:14 IanSullivan
Why I decided to pursue a career in the law can be summarized in a few words: #8220;Co ed Naked Band: Do it to the Rhythm. #8221; For the meaning of these words, ...
StephenClarkeSecondPaper 22 Jan 2009 - 02:14 IanSullivan
FreeSpace: Realizing the Potential of Online Social Networks American adolescence has become an interactive online experience. majority of American teens who are online ...
StephenRushin-Intro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:26 IanSullivan
I suppose I came to law school to find a purpose. Until now, my academic and professional life has focused on the study of politics. I found the field interesting ...
StephenRushinFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:11 IanSullivan
Professor Moglen, As you recommended, I focused this draft on my view of Holmes's Path of Law , and I removed the section regarding Langdell and Gilmore. I also included ...
StephenRushinSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:28 IanSullivan
Remedying Legal Magic Originally By JonathanFriedman 27 Feb 2009 Introduction to The Role of Legal Magic In Courts on Trial , Jerome Frank honestly examines ...
StephenRushinThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:43 IanSullivan
A Pragmatic Criminal Justice System By StephenRushin 15 May 2009 Introduction Beliefs in retribution and utilitarianism play competing and complementary roles ...
StephenSeveroFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Who Said That? And Why Do We Care? By StephenSevero 18 Jun 2010 Last week, my father talked to me about the book he was currently reading. It "proved beyond a ...
StephenSeveroIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:19 IanSullivan
Why law school is not important. To steal a line from Yeats, #8220;A lonely impulse of delight drove to this tumult in the clouds. #8221; I always slouched towards ...
StephenSeveroSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
Chaos is a Friend of Mine By StephenSevero 16 Apr 2010 "Complexity so intricate no one can fathom it." In "Something Split," a chapter of Lawrence Joseph's Lawyerland ...
StifledCreativity 17 Apr 2010 - 18:08 NonaFarahnik
This is a continuation of my frustration that I touched upon in Devin's post about Law School, reading, and orthodox thinking. Background: For my brief I have to argue ...
StrikingOutOnOurOwn 13 Jan 2012 - 23:26 IanSullivan
DavidGarfinkel 20 Apr 2010 http://www.abanet.org/lsd/studentlawyer/feb10/filisko.shtml This is an article about law students starting their own practice after starting ...
StudentAction 13 Jan 2012 - 23:26 IanSullivan
Discussion page for improving law school. If interested, add your name, and add your ideas! Interested People Nona Farahnik Devin McDougall Jessica Cohen Christopher ...
StudentPerceptionsOfTheCurve 07 Jan 2010 - 23:00 IanSullivan
A statement several people made today was that the notion of the grading curve was insulting. They based this (I assume) on the fact that their grades were measured ...
StudyingProperty 22 Jan 2009 - 02:15 IanSullivan
ShawKaneyasuSpeck 07 May 2008 I don't know if anyone is still checking this site, but there's basically a hornbook worth of info on wikipedia for property law http ...
SummerExperience 13 Jan 2012 - 23:26 IanSullivan
I thought I would create this page to allow us to all share our experiences this summer because 1) I'm curious what everyone is up to, 2) I've already had lots of ...
SummerReadingList 07 Jan 2010 - 23:00 IanSullivan
I am starting this thread to provide a place for everyone to post interesting readings (or videos, podcasts, or even event announcements) over the summer. I know ...
SummerWiki 13 Jan 2012 - 23:26 IanSullivan
In response to Eben's interest in hearing about our experiences revising work and using the wiki over the summer, I thought I would chime in and say that I found it ...
SunYi-FirstPaper 12 Jan 2009 - 23:08 IanSullivan
Not So Evil Criminals By SunYi 14 Feb 2008 It is said that crime is done by an evil mind through an evil hand. This saying is both useful and deceitful. It points ...
SunYi-SecondPaper 22 Jan 2009 - 02:15 IanSullivan
What is the Tibet Problem? By SunYi 04 April 2008 Introduction The recent riot in Tibet has attracted much international attention. Scholars and reports have ...
SunYiIntro 22 Jan 2009 - 02:15 IanSullivan
I think law embodies many aspects that I am interested in because it is a combination of morality and reality, logic and experience, intention and action, history ...
SupremeCourt1 13 Jan 2012 - 23:31 IanSullivan
DanielButrymowicz 14 Feb 2008 Part of DanielButrymowiczFirstPaper2010
SupremeCourt2 13 Jan 2012 - 23:31 IanSullivan
DanielButrymowicz 14 Feb 2008 Part of DanielButrymowiczFirstPaper2010
SupremeCourtClosesMainEntrance 13 Jan 2012 - 23:27 IanSullivan
See http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100503/ap on go su co/us supreme court access "The Supreme Court is closing its iconic front entrance beneath the words 'Equal Justice ...
SuzanAbebeFirstEssay 29 Jun 2015 - 20:53 MarkDrake
Avoiding Race By SuzanAbebe 17 Mar 2015 What Happens to a Dream Deferred? A significant part of what led me to law school was the opportunity to learn about ...
SuzanAbebeIntro 29 Jun 2015 - 21:30 MarkDrake
Personal Introduction By SuzanAbebe 29 Jan 2015 I came to law school because a legal training from Columbia will provide me with mobility in society. I have seen ...
SuzanAbebeSecondEssay 29 Jun 2015 - 21:53 MarkDrake
SuzanAbebe 02 Jun 2015 THE FEAR OF FAILURE, UNDERNEATH IT ALL. The 90 #8217;s. Unconventional is the term I use to describe my parent #8217;s decision to leave Ethiopia ...
SuzanneSciarraFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
The Cultural Defense Defined In the United States, a cultural defense is invoked when defendants, generally immigrants, ask the court to excuse them from, or reduce ...
SuzanneSciarraIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:19 IanSullivan
I came to law school because I wanted to work with people in a meaningful way, and I wanted to love what I did. I did not want to sit at a desk and count the minutes ...
SuzanneSciarraSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
Good Samaritan Laws Driving across the country, two young graduate students were severely injured when a drunk driver collided head on with their #8217;97 Buick ...
SwindlingAndSelling 17 Apr 2010 - 18:07 NonaFarahnik
Naturally in reading through through Leff's Swindling and Selling the first thing I thought of is the master swindler himself Bernie Madoff. Vanity Fair did a series ...
SyllabusStatement 30 Oct 2012 - 07:41 EbenMoglen
Statement on Syllabus Students considering the course often ask about the syllabus of readings. Some background is necessary in order to appreciate why there is no ...
SylvieRampal--Paper2 22 Jan 2009 - 02:15 IanSullivan
Professional Agnosticism: Why law students trade in goals to help people for golden handcuffs? SylvieRampal 24 Jun 2008 Reasons No one starts out wanting to be ...
SylvieRampal-FirstPaper 12 Jan 2009 - 23:08 IanSullivan
Why is life at Big Law notoriously bad? Talks with Big Law attorneys left me concerned about Big Law quality of life. This discussion centers on some factors which ...
SylvieRampal-SecondPaper 22 Jan 2009 - 02:15 IanSullivan
Ready for Grading Stress Management Mechanisms for Law School By SylvieRampal 21 Feb 2008 Law School: Part time job or Extreme Situation? I view law school as ...
SystemTopics 24 Jan 2009 - 22:34 EbenMoglen
A place for system created topics that Twiki creates, and that we probably aren't looking for when browsing the topic index. If you created a topic and can't find ...
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