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TWikiGuestSecondEssay 13 May 2022 - 20:26 StephanieLiu
Although I am an only child, I #8217;ve grown up believing that I would be a fantastic middle child. As a result of being adopted into a mixed family, having a mother ...
ZellyRosaFirstEssay 10 May 2022 - 00:20 ZellyRosa
Pop Torts: a Brief History of the Frivolous Lawsuit Moral Panic Introduction The idea of a #8220;litigation crisis #8221; in America has been largely accepted as ...
CoreyWhittSecondEssay 04 May 2022 - 23:04 CoreyWhitt
JCPenney, the Saxophone, and Advocating for Music Education By CoreyWhitt 25 Apr 2022 Wishbooks and What They Offer I was unacquainted with the saxophone before ...
JermelMcClureFirstEssay 04 May 2022 - 17:40 JermelMcClure
Secure The Bag #8211; The Importance of Wealth Generation in the Black Community Money Talks Wealth and access to graduate education provide families with resources ...
WebHome 04 May 2022 - 12:50 EbenMoglen
Law in Contemporary Society Professor Eben Moglen Columbia Law School, Spring 2022 I will have office hours Wed 4 May 12n 5pm and Thurs 5 May 10:30 12n and 1 5pm ...
GueinaBlaiseSecondEssay 27 Apr 2022 - 15:42 GueinahBlaise
Introduction In college I took a class called "Philosophy of Liberation" where, for hours a week, we pontificated about what liberation is, how it may manifest in ...
GodardSolomonSecondEssay 27 Apr 2022 - 15:02 GodardSolomon
Community Intervention to Curb Over Incarceration By GodardSolomon 27 Apr 2022 Foreword During my undergraduate years, I was involved in an organization ...
JustineHongSecondEssay 27 Apr 2022 - 04:03 JustineHong
A Legal and Policy Framework for Today #8217;s Social Media Environment By JustineHong 25 Apr 2022 Introduction Preserving freedom of the press has always been ...
RubiRodriguezSecondEssay 27 Apr 2022 - 03:32 RubiRodriguez
The Paradox of Life in Law By RubiRodriguez 27 Apr 2022 What does justice mean to you? #8220;At the beginning of this course, I told you all to write down what ...
BrandonHoltSecondEssay 27 Apr 2022 - 03:24 BrandonHolt
Dishonesty in Judicial Conformation Hearings By BrandonHolt 27 Apr 2022 Introduction In an April 2021 joint confirmation hearing for seats on the United States ...
ConnorHudsonSecondEssay 27 Apr 2022 - 03:10 ConnorHudson
ConnorHudson 27 Apr 2022 Hope Pervades Domestically Apolitical Violence When you have nothing to fight for politically, you begin to think. Domestically apolitical ...
MelissaMouritsenSecondEssay 27 Apr 2022 - 03:03 MelissaMouritsen
Direction for the Fourth Wave By MelissaMouritsen 27 Apr 2022 The present echoes of a former generation as women prepare for the elimination of abortion access ...
AimeePachecoSecondEssay 27 Apr 2022 - 03:00 AimeePacheco
Building My Practice By AimeePacheco 27 Apr 2022 Introduction I have essentially been building a practice for more than 10 years now. I was 11 years old when ...
MarvinBellSecondEssay 27 Apr 2022 - 02:27 MarvinBell
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 ...
KarsynArchambeauSecondEssay 27 Apr 2022 - 01:26 KarsynArchambeau
Hustle Culture and the Creator Economy Lay Your Hobbies to Rest By KarsynArchambeau 27 Apr 2022 My least favorite question is #8220;what do you like to do ...
BrayanASecondEssay 27 Apr 2022 - 00:43 BrayanA
The Unprecedented Crime of Conspiracy By BrayanA 27 Apr 2022 The Crime of Conspiracy A crime in the United States typically consists of a mens rea and an actus ...
TashaStatzGearySecondEssay 27 Apr 2022 - 00:11 TashaStatzGeary
Where do the Women go? By TashaStatzGeary 26 Apr 2022 A Better Question Any lawyer or law student could answer Martha Tharaud #8217;s question: the women go where ...
KailaAlstonSecondEssay 27 Apr 2022 - 00:08 KailaAlston
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 ...
BriannaGordonSecondEssay 26 Apr 2022 - 23:24 BriannaGordon
The Death Penalty Debate By BriannaGordon 26 Apr 2022 Introduction Discussions of the death penalty and its subsequent morality has been a prevalent conversation ...
ThomasVanceSecondEssay 26 Apr 2022 - 23:23 ThomasVance
Framing Methods Under the 5th Amendment By ThomasVance 26 Apr 2022 Introduction This essay will explore how near identical, ideological framing in substantive ...
AshleyWilsonSecondEssay 26 Apr 2022 - 23:08 AshleyWilson
A Teenagers Death and an Attorney's Legacy By AshleyWilson 26 Apr 2022 The Morning of November 3, 2013 In the freezing early morning hours of November 3, 2013 ...
FeliciaReyesSecondEssay 26 Apr 2022 - 21:34 FeliciaReyes
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 ...
AdrianHernandezSecondEssay 26 Apr 2022 - 03:33 AdrianHernandez
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 ...
GabrielleStanfieldSecondEssay 24 Apr 2022 - 00:44 GabrielleStanfield
Why do Visuals of Violence Fail to Move the Needle In The Fight For Racial Justice By GabrielleStanfield 23 Apr 2022 Visualizing Injustice The field of art and ...
TarynWilkinsFirstEssay 22 Apr 2022 - 17:02 TarynWilkins
Why Not Choosing Big Law Is a Hard Pill to Swallow for Minorities, But Doesn #8217;t Have to Be By TarynWilkins 03 Mar 2022 My Introduction to Big Law Ever since ...
SpencerBecerraSecondEssay 20 Apr 2022 - 18:41 SpencerBecerra
The Rooney Rule and Employment in The National Football League By SpencerBecerra 20 Apr 2022 A Rude Awakening On February 2, 2022, the National Football League ...
LydiaMurraySecondEssay 20 Apr 2022 - 00:27 LydiaMurray
Ending At Will Employment Through Judicial Authority By LydiaMurray 20 Apr 2022 Introduction The concept of at will employment represents an out dated mode of ...
KarsynArchambeauFirstEssay 18 Apr 2022 - 23:09 KarsynArchambeau
It Keeps on Turning By KarsynArchambeau 11 Mar 2022 In recent days, I find myself wondering what the people in London, or Paris, or Berlin felt in the months preceding ...
TarynWilkinsSecondEssay 18 Apr 2022 - 22:45 TarynWilkins
Why No Knock Warrants Should Be Illegal By TarynWilkins 18 Apr 2022 Time and time again, innocent Black people are being unreasonably executed through loopholes ...
JustineHongFirstEssay 15 Apr 2022 - 13:06 JustineHong
The Potential Contingency of Inherent Rights: How Arendt and Nietzsche Describe Community, Law, and Human Rights By JustineHong 11 Mar 2022 Introduction Hannah ...
PodcastSuggestions 14 Apr 2022 - 21:24 MelissaMouritsen
Hey all, First, I was hoping that, given the desire of our class to cultivate a community of some kind, we could start that with a place to share something.In that ...
AshleyWilsonFirstEssay 11 Apr 2022 - 22:21 AshleyWilson
Attorney Client Courage By AshleyWilson 10 April 2022 On Risk Attorneys can be people who risk everything for a cause. One need only look to the war in Ukraine ...
RubiRodriguezFirstEssay 10 Apr 2022 - 15:56 RubiRodriguez
Wealth Divide on the Way to Law School By RubiRodriguez 12 Mar 2022 Introduction On a Friday evening, a couple friends and I sit in a restaurant discussing ...
IdeasAboutIdeas 02 Apr 2022 - 10:59 AnilYadav
One Writer's Possible Essay Topics I've been considering several ideas that may be the subject of my 1000 page word essay. (Definitely a "Freudian" slip. Proofreading ...
ConnorHudsonFirstEssay 28 Mar 2022 - 20:08 ConnorHudson
Taking the First Step in Earnest: Daring to Build Better Lawyers By ConnorHudson 06 Mar 2022 Word Count (Including Headings and Titles): 976 Introduction The ...
BrandonHoltFirstEssay 26 Mar 2022 - 11:48 EbenMoglen
Incentivizing Corporate Diversity through Commercial Transactions By BrandonHolt 13 Mar 2022 Introduction When the video of Derek Chauvin murdering George ...
GodardSolomonFirstEssay 25 Mar 2022 - 13:34 EbenMoglen
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 ...
GueinahBlaiseFirstPaper 25 Mar 2022 - 12:13 EbenMoglen
GueinahBlaise 12 Mar 2022 Grades Shouldn't Matter, but for Marginalized Communities They Do Introduction: #8220;Grades don #8217;t matter. #8221; This sentiment ...
WebNotify 22 Mar 2022 - 15:27 JanabaGakou
Email Notification EbenMoglen KailaAlston KarsynArchambeau BrayanA JanabaGakou SarahKim AdrianHernandez BrookeHolder ...
CoreyWhittFirstEssay 22 Mar 2022 - 15:05 NereeseWatson
By the Goodness of Gun By CoreyWhitt 10 Mar 2022 Saugus is a sleepy village, belonging to the larger Santa Clarita Valley, thirty minutes north of Los Angeles ...
KailaAlstonFirstEssay 22 Mar 2022 - 14:56 NereeseWatson
The Life Stages of the 21st Century Black Advocate as Told Through the Lens of a Tired Black Woman By KailaAlston 12 Mar 2022 There #8217;s a cycle of emotions ...
MichelleXiaoFirstEssay 22 Mar 2022 - 14:52 NereeseWatson
A Search for Practical Ways to Foster Happiness in Law School By MichelleXiao 10 Mar 2022 Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness: this is what is promised ...
GabrielleStanfieldFirstEssay 22 Mar 2022 - 11:49 EbenMoglen
Achievement vs. Acceptance By GabrielleStanfield 11 Mar 2022 The narrative of working #8220; twice as hard #8221; is one that my parents introduced to me as ...
BrayanAFirstEssay 21 Mar 2022 - 21:16 EbenMoglen
Between Order and Chaos By BrayanA 12 Mar 2022 Intro It is necessary for us to understand in some sense the world we live in. To do so, it is necessary to simplify ...
ThomasVanceFirstEssay 21 Mar 2022 - 15:25 EbenMoglen
One Sentence, Three Meanings: Why We Need More from Con Law By ThomasVance 11 Mar 2022 Section I: The Commerce Clause Introduction This essay uses the Commerce ...
ElizabethHuhFirstEssay 20 Mar 2022 - 19:05 ElizabethHuh
Time (and Waiting) in Legal Practice By ElizabethHuh 11 Mar 2022 Introduction Being a lawyer is being able to make things happen with words #8212;for the clients ...
SpencerBecerraFirstEssay 20 Mar 2022 - 19:01 EbenMoglen
What's a Lawyer, Anyways? By SpencerBecerra 11 Mar 2022 Law school presents a binary: you either get rich or save the world. This false choice manifests in the ...
AdrianHernandezFirstEssay 20 Mar 2022 - 18:03 EbenMoglen
Lost in Translation By AdrianHernandez 11 Mar 2022 I remember the first time I saw legalese was when I read the word #8220;lien #8221; on a letter my dad received ...
TashaStatzGearyFirstEssay 20 Mar 2022 - 12:26 EbenMoglen
Britt By TashaStatzGeary 11 Mar 2022 Cut Short In August of 2018, I was preparing to move back to Massachusetts for my last year of college. I had spent the summer ...
SarahKimFirstEssay 19 Mar 2022 - 15:51 EbenMoglen
The World Is My Oyster? By SarahKim 11 Mar 2022 A few weeks ago, I went out to dinner with a couple law school friends: we were determined not to let out a peep ...
StephanieLiuFirstEssay 18 Mar 2022 - 19:04 EbenMoglen
Paper Title Horizon Zero Dawn: A Review By StephanieLiu 09 Mar 2022 The best thing to happen to video games in a while is the PC port of the 2017 hit video game ...
DiscountedLaborOfBIPOCStudentsAndFaculty 08 Mar 2022 - 21:10 AimeePacheco
I just wanted to start off by saying that I appreciated the comments that were made at the end of class regarding the privilege that comes with making comments like ...
BrookeHolderIntro 20 Jan 2022 - 14:28 BrookeHolder
Personal Introduction Hello all. My name is Brooke, I use she/her pronouns and I was born raised in Washington, DC. I #8217;ve lived in DC my whole life apart from ...
FeliciaReyesIntro 20 Jan 2022 - 00:34 FeliciaReyes
Personal Introduction By FeliciaReyes 19 Jan 2022 My name if Felicia Reyes and I graduated from USC in 2017 with a degree in American Studies and Ethnicity and ...
GettingToKnowUs 19 Jan 2022 - 01:26 JermelMcClure
Getting to Know Us First week small group meetings. All meetings will be held at Jitsi Meet server. Please also see NoteOnBrowsers. Tue 18 Jan 1:20pm Taryn Wilkins ...
JanabaGakouIntro 18 Jan 2022 - 18:46 JanabaGakou
Personal Introduction By JanabaGakou 18 Jan 2022 Balzac said, "Behind every great fortune lies a great crime." The foundation upon which our most illustrious ...
ThomasVanceIntro 18 Jan 2022 - 18:09 ThomasVance
Personal Introduction By ThomasVance 18 Jan 2022 I came to law school because Black people are dying. Prior to CLS, I learned and understood that change does not ...
JermelMcClureIntro 18 Jan 2022 - 17:45 JermelMcClure
Personal Introduction By JermelMcClure 18 Jan 2022 Hello everyone! My name is Jermel McClure, I'm a 1L from Westchester, New York. I graduated from Binghamton ...
TashaStatzGearyIntro 18 Jan 2022 - 16:39 TashaStatzGeary
Personal Introduction I came to law school after enjoying my work as a litigation paralegal. I am interested in immigration law, environmental law and affirmative ...
MelissaMouritsenIntro 18 Jan 2022 - 15:29 MelissaMouritsen
I'm Melissa (she/her) and from Austin, Texas. I attended Hamilton College, where I studied Latin American literature and linguistics, with a focus on gender sexuality ...
YaseenMozaffarIntro 18 Jan 2022 - 13:52 YaseenMozaffar
Personal Introduction Hi folks, I'm Yaseen. My academic background is in economics and data science, and I have professional experience in the fields of education ...
AimeePachecoIntro 18 Jan 2022 - 03:35 AimeePacheco
Personal Introduction By AimeePacheco 18 Jan 2022 Pronouns: she/her. Born and raised in Georgia, I'm the proud daughter of immigrants from Mexico and Guatemala ...
TWikiGuestIntro 18 Jan 2022 - 03:01 ConnorHudson
I am interested in law as the mechanisms that create social utility. I first grew passionate about personal representation working at two leading Talent Agencies and ...
SpencerBecerraIntro 18 Jan 2022 - 02:46 SpencerBecerra
Personal Introduction By SpencerBecerra 18 Jan 2022 Hello everyone! Excited to start our first mixed section class (that isn #8217;t legal methods). I picked this ...
ZellyRosaIntro 18 Jan 2022 - 02:46 ZellyRosa
Personal Introduction By ZellyRosa 18 Jan 2022 I grew up in the bay area in California and graduated from University of Washington in 2020. My undergrad degree ...
AlexandreaChimaIntro 18 Jan 2022 - 02:45 AlexandreaChima
Personal Introduction By AlexandreaChima 18 Jan 2022 Hi Everyone! My name is Alexandrea Uche Chima and I am a 1L from Los Angeles, California. I graduated from ...
StephanieLiuIntro 18 Jan 2022 - 00:48 StephanieLiu
Personal Introduction I'm Stephanie and I'm from Vancouver, Canada, although I was born in China. I came to law school because I found that nothing else I was interested ...
AdrianHernandezIntro 17 Jan 2022 - 23:54 AdrianHernandez
Personal Introduction By AdrianHernandez 17 Jan 2022 I came to law school because no one in my community has. Growing up with stories of workplace discrimination ...
AminaStoneTaylorIntro 17 Jan 2022 - 23:41 AminaStoneTaylor
Personal Introduction By AminaStoneTaylor 17 Jan 2022 I graduated from CUNY Brooklyn College where I majored in philosophy. My favorite philosophy classes focused ...
BrayanAIntro 17 Jan 2022 - 23:30 BrayanA
Personal Introduction Initially, I chose to attend law school partly because the laws' structural hold on society fascinates me and partly to prove to people that ...
MichelleXiaoIntro 17 Jan 2022 - 23:12 MichelleXiao
Personal Introduction By MichelleXiao 17 Jan 2022 In Psychology, we learn that when humans are in their worst possible situations, they will adapt. In other words ...
JustineHongIntro 17 Jan 2022 - 23:04 JustineHong
Personal Introduction By JustineHong 17 Jan 2022 My name is Justine Hong. Although I grew up in the Palo Alto, CA, I went to an international high school in South ...
GueinahBlaiseIntro 17 Jan 2022 - 21:46 GueinahBlaise
Personal Introduction By GueinahBlaise 17 Jan 2022 My initial interest in law happened for two reasons: (1) I enjoyed argumentation and logic, and (2) I was interested ...
BrandonHoltIntro 17 Jan 2022 - 16:24 BrandonHolt
Personal Introduction By BrandonHolt 17 Jan 2022 In my personal statement I wrote, "Law school is an opportunity to be a student of our past and our present while ...
AshleyWilsonIntro 17 Jan 2022 - 15:36 AshleyWilson
Personal Introduction By AshleyWilson 17 Jan 2022 I'm Ashley Wilson and before starting law school I worked at a social and education policy research organization ...
BriannaGordonIntro 17 Jan 2022 - 04:04 BriannaGordon
Personal Introduction I am originally from Kingston, Jamaica and reside in LI,NY. I attended Temple University in Philadelphia, PA where I majored in Political Science ...
ElizabethHuhIntro 17 Jan 2022 - 02:44 ElizabethHuh
Personal Introduction By ElizabethHuh 17 Jan 2022 My name is Elizabeth Huh and I am from Seoul, Korea, although I was born in Boulder, Colorado, and went to an ...
RubiRodriguezIntro 16 Jan 2022 - 23:32 RubiRodriguez
Personal Introduction By RubiRodriguez 16 Jan 2022 As a Latina growing up in a Black suburb outside of Atlanta, I learned about the importance of activism long ...
CoreyWhittIntro 16 Jan 2022 - 17:51 CoreyWhitt
Personal Introduction Hi everyone! My name is Corey Whitt, and I come to law school after six years of working as a high school band director. I am interested in reimagining ...
LydiaMurrayIntro 16 Jan 2022 - 16:46 LydiaMurray
Personal Introduction My name is Lydia Murray. I am primarily from Michigan, but spent several years living abroad in India and China, where I graduated high school ...
AdrianaHongIntro 15 Jan 2022 - 20:37 AdrianaHong
Personal Introduction By AdrianaHong 15 Jan 2022 I grew up in New Jersey, and studied accounting as my undergraduate major. I came to law school because I didn ...
MorganMartinIntro 15 Jan 2022 - 19:39 MorganMartin
My name is Morgan Martin. I was an aspiring professional tennis player before law school. Unfortunately, I got injured and I am no longer able to play. I applied to ...
KailaAlstonIntro 15 Jan 2022 - 19:26 KailaAlston
Personal Introduction By KailaAlston 15 Jan 2022 Hello! My name is Kaila. I am straight through from undergrad where I studied legal studies and minored in Korean ...
AshleyMarceusIntro 15 Jan 2022 - 16:24 AshleyMarceus
Personal Introduction By AshleyMarceus 15 Jan 2022 My name is Ashley Marceus and I am from West Palm Beach, FL and graduated from the University of Florida. I ...
GabrielleStanfieldIntro 14 Jan 2022 - 20:57 GabrielleStanfield
Personal Introduction By GabrielleStanfield 14 Jan 2022 Hi! My name is Gabrielle (or Gabby) and my pronouns are she/her. I am originally from Boston and I graduated ...
KarsynArchambeauIntro 14 Jan 2022 - 18:18 KarsynArchambeau
Personal Introduction By KarsynArchambeau 14 Jan 2022 Hey! My name is Karsyn Archambeau and I am from just outside Atlanta, Georgia. I graduated in 2020 from the ...
SarahKimIntro 14 Jan 2022 - 17:14 SarahKim
Personal Introduction My name is Sarah Kim and I grew up in Seoul, South Korea. I graduated from Carnegie Mellon this past May. I studied chemistry in undergrad, which ...
GodardSolomonIntro 13 Jan 2022 - 22:45 GodardSolomon
Personal Introduction My name is Godard Solomon and I am from Miami, FL. I went to University of Miami for undergrad where I studied Political Science and Sociology ...
TarynWilkinsIntro 13 Jan 2022 - 18:59 TarynWilkins
Personal Introduction By TarynWilkins 13 Jan 2022 Hi everyone! My name is Taryn Wilkins and I am originally from New Jersey (the Jersey Shore). I am a 2021 Graduate ...
StartingRemote 13 Jan 2022 - 17:13 EbenMoglen
Starting With One Week of Not Meeting A class which does not meet for the first week, and then is supposed to meet "normally" in the midst of the pandemic is being ...
PersonalIntro 13 Jan 2022 - 13:21 EbenMoglen
How to Write Your Personal Introduction Not more than 100 words, please. Formatting First, be sure you have logged in. Clicking Create Intro will create a page ...
GregOrrThirdPaper 12 Jan 2022 - 16:09 GregOrr
Pluralistic Meaning By GregOrr 12 Jun 2009 In first paper, I discussed content and sense in reality, communication, and making decisions. With reference to a chapter ...
CourseIntroduction 04 Nov 2021 - 15:26 EbenMoglen
General Introduction This course explores two questions it's important to begin asking in the second semester of law school: 1. How can I be creative in law school ...
HadarDouekFirstEssay 19 Jul 2021 - 15:07 HadarDouek
(Draft #2) Is there no alternative? My 1L year has made evident the many ways in which we police ourselves and feed into the bureaucracy of late capitalism. Though ...
NnamdiNwaezeapuSecondEssay 03 Jun 2021 - 17:24 NnamdiNwaezeapu
Nutrition Facts for Contracts By NnamdiNwaezeapu 3 June 2021 This essay addresses the problem of unread and unreadable clickwrap, browsewrap, and scrollwrap agreements ...
JabariMatthewSecondEssay 02 Jun 2021 - 07:12 JabariMatthew
My Practice of Fear By JabariMatthew 16 Apr 2021 My Fear of Being Worthless James Baldwin expressed in his essay, #8220;Down at the Cross: Letter from a Region ...
JabariMatthewFirstEssay 02 Jun 2021 - 03:45 JabariMatthew
Who Cares About The Law Anyway? By JabariMatthew 26 Feb 2021 The Power of Creativity and Law As a performance artist, I have come to appreciate the powerful tool ...
JackSherrickFirstEssay 01 Jun 2021 - 13:48 JackSherrick
The Evolution of Dualism: From Jesus' First Delineation to Modern American Evangelical Conceptions By JackSherrick 21 Feb 2021 New Testament Origins of Dualism ...
JackSherrickSecondEssay 01 Jun 2021 - 13:35 JackSherrick
Setting Down Roots By JackSherrick 15 Apr 2021 How The Land Got Here Tens of thousands of years ago, vast glaciers inched their way across the land that would ...
JackReadingNotes 26 May 2021 - 15:38 JackSherrick
JackSherrick 16 Jan 2021 Usually I take my notes on a Google Doc but I'll do it here for this course. It gives me a chance to experiment with the site mechanics and ...
JessicaEgbebikeFirstEssay 26 May 2021 - 02:17 JessicaEgbebike
My Journey Towards the Law By JessicaEgbebike 22 Feb 2021 The Prelude My First Generation Experience: Duty to Visit Growing up, my parents would constantly tell ...
TaleahTyrellSecondEssay 25 May 2021 - 22:05 EbenMoglen
Lack of Discernment when Cops are Afraid By TaleahTyrell 16 Apr 2021 Suspicion and Fear Damages Ability to Discern Police Officers Discernment: De Funding is ...
EthanSingerFirstEssay 25 May 2021 - 21:59 EbenMoglen
The Interest in Dying By EthanSinger 26 Feb 2021 The Right to Die #8220;Is there a right to die? #8221; asks Chief Justice Rehnquist in v. Glucksberg. According ...
MaryamAsenugaFirstEssay 24 May 2021 - 13:22 EbenMoglen
Learning Lessons from the Deaf Community By MaryamAsenuga 22 Feb 2021 Introduction #8220;The only bad thing about being deaf is the inaccessibility to the ...
MaryamAsenugaSecondEssay 24 May 2021 - 13:21 EbenMoglen
The topic we all think we understand: Affirmative Action By MaryamAsenuga 11 Apr 2021 Introduction Olympic runners Usain Bolt, Leo Manzano, and Galen Rupp walk ...
DawitAkliluFirstEssay 24 May 2021 - 03:50 DawitAklilu
Forming identity through relating experience to craft By DawitAklilu 22 Feb 2021 Section I: Introduction Identity. The formative themes of our life that make ...
AbbePetuchowskiSecondEssay 22 May 2021 - 17:38 EbenMoglen
Reforming Maryland #8217;s Infancy Doctrine By AbbePetuchowski 18 May 2021 It doesn #8217;t take a psychologist to recognize that children think and behave differently ...
AbbePetuchowskiFirstEssay 22 May 2021 - 17:03 EbenMoglen
Community led Educational Reform By AbbePetuchowski 18 May 2021 New programs, same issues The educational arena is saturated with organizations and think tanks ...
IrisAikateriniFrangouFirstEssay 22 May 2021 - 16:05 EbenMoglen
By IrisAikateriniFrangou 25 Feb 2021 Exploring Arnold's Social Psychology of Organizations Through the Lens of Intrapsychic Psychology the Multiplicity of Individual ...
ValeriaFloresSecondEssay 22 May 2021 - 14:00 EbenMoglen
From Sundays to a Practice By ValeriaFlores 07 Apr 2021 Sundays For 20 years, I spent every Sunday at my grandmother #8217;s house. If it was a Sunday, I would ...
ValeriaFloresFirstEssay 22 May 2021 - 13:29 EbenMoglen
Why not statehood? By ValeriaFlores 22 Feb 2021 Introduction In my last essay draft, I did not offer an explanation of why statehood would not decolonize Puerto ...
TaylorPerezSecondEssay 20 May 2021 - 03:44 TaylorPerez
The Multiplicity of Personality #8220;The world existed, and my pain, my desire, my love and my uncertainty existed, and then, there was something else. #8221; ...
DanLEeSecondEssay 20 May 2021 - 01:33 DanLEe
Becoming Unhinged By DanLEe May 19, 2021 Introduction Ludwig Wittgenstein #8217;s On Certainty was his last work, and although decidedly less famous ...
DanLEeFirstEssay 20 May 2021 - 01:29 DanLEe
Chairman By DanLEe May 19 After my 1L finals, I met up with Dom, old friend of mine who had taken on a position at Sullivan Cromwell during the pandemic ...
TaylorPerezFirstEssay 20 May 2021 - 01:29 TaylorPerez
The Law as the Witness of #8216;Our #8217; Moral Life In The Path of the Law, Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. described the relationship between law and morality quite ...
JenniferMortonFirstEssay 19 May 2021 - 21:03 JenniferMorton
First Draft History of Abortion Law in the US By JenniferMorton 26 Feb 2021 A topic I am interested in is the history of abortion laws in the United States. One ...
OliviaMartinezSecondEssay 19 May 2021 - 20:27 OliviaMartinez
Humans are Hominid Primates. Hominid Primates Believe What They See And Imagine What They Hear. By OliviaMartinez 16 Apr 2021 To make things happen in society ...
JenniferMortonSecondEssay 19 May 2021 - 18:03 JenniferMorton
By JenniferMorton 16 Apr 2021 I do think a title and some sectioning would improve the draft. I think that I will take the approach that many of my peers ...
AliJimenezFirstEssay 19 May 2021 - 04:29 AliJimenez
The Path to Disabilities Rights Advocacy By AliJimenez 18 May 2021 Foreword Before law school, I spent four years teaching 6th grade math. Over the years teaching ...
TaleahTyrellFirstEssay 19 May 2021 - 03:12 TaleahTyrell
Education, the Great Equalizer: How Lawyers can help Mitigate Education Disparities Across U.S. Public Schools By TaleahTyrell 21 Feb 2021 When I was six years ...
EthanSingerSecondEssay 19 May 2021 - 02:40 EthanSinger
An Examination of Imagining the Future By EthanSinger 13 Apr 2021 Introduction When I was younger, I often imagined my future self as a professional baseball ...
JackSherrickFirstEssayNotes 19 May 2021 - 02:35 JackSherrick
JackSherrick 18 Feb 2021 I moved this topic to JackSherrickFirstEssayNotes so that when the standard essay template is created for you it doesn't conflict with ...
LarryTaylorIIIFirstEssay 19 May 2021 - 01:50 LarryTaylorIII
A Libra's Scale: Balance Between Law Creativity By LarryTaylorIII 26 Feb 2021 I thought coming to Columbia would allow me to actualize the full ...
IrisAikateriniFrangouSecondEssay 18 May 2021 - 23:52 IrisAikateriniFrangou
The Need for Confluence of Creation Styles in the Law By IrisAikateriniFrangou 14 Apr 2021 Introduction: Kafka #8217;s and Joseph #8217;s Subjective Depiction ...
MariahHaleySecondEssay 18 May 2021 - 18:39 MariahHaley
Lawyering for Change in an Epidemic By MariahHaley 16 Apr 2021 Twin Epidemics While the rest of the nation has contended with an epidemic which affects all, Black ...
NoahRushinFirstEssay 18 May 2021 - 02:24 NoahRushin
Dissociation By NoahRushin 26 Feb 2021 Introduction: This essay will explore the roles that dissociation plays in the practice of law. More specifically, the essay ...
NoahRushinSecondEssay 18 May 2021 - 01:04 NoahRushin
Truthfulness By NoahRushin 14 Apr 2021 Introduction Truthfulness plays a crucial role in one #8217;s legal career. Throughout the course we learned that truthfulness ...
DesireeMoshayediFirstEssay 17 May 2021 - 07:18 DesireeMoshayedi
The Weaknesses and Corruption of Macro Cost Benefit Analyses in Redistributive Policy By DesireeMoshayedi 16 May 2021 I) The Structural Issues of Cost Benefit ...
DesireeMoshayediSecondEssay 17 May 2021 - 07:05 DesireeMoshayedi
Would you rather be the rat or the scientist? By DesireeMoshayedi 16 May 2021 I. Rat and Scientist A rat lives in a maze with several other rats. She watches ...
SarahBrandSecondEssay 16 May 2021 - 17:16 SarahBrand
The Unnecessary Distinction Between Equality and Equity By SarahBrand 07 Apr 2021 Background Equity v. Equality I was eighteen years old when I learned that ...
SarahBrandFirstEssay 12 May 2021 - 19:56 SarahBrand
Planning My Practice The Secret of Cook v. Raimondo After San Antonio Independent School District v. Rodriguez, confronting property tax based school finance systems ...
OliviaMartinezFirstEssay 12 May 2021 - 18:34 OliviaMartinez
Lawyering is Balancing Visible and Invisible Bullets By OliviaMartinez 22 Feb 2021 Lawyering is Balancing Visible and Invisible Bullets Serving as a lawyer requires ...
ElizabethOseiFirstEssay 11 May 2021 - 02:53 ElizabethOsei
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 ...
EmmaShumwaySecondEssay 07 May 2021 - 15:14 EmmaShumway
A Brief Exploration of Courageous Lawyering By EmmaShumway 06 Apr 2021 An Introduction Despite the enduring societal value placed in courage, it is difficult ...
EmmaShumwayFirstEssay 06 May 2021 - 15:18 EmmaShumway
Developing My Personal Lawyer #8217;s Theory of Social Action By EmmaShumway 19 Feb 2021 Why I #8217;m Here Choosing Law I learned about climate change as an ...
NoahJosephSecondEssay 03 May 2021 - 05:23 NoahJoseph
My Career Plans By NoahJoseph 02 May 2021 Introduction Having recently finished my first year of law school, I now have a tentative long term plan for my career ...
AubreyKelleySecondEssay 01 May 2021 - 18:01 EbenMoglen
Lawyering is Poetry; vice versa. By AubreyKelley 15 Apr 2021 I took my Power in my Hand #8212; And went against the World #8212; 'Twas not so much as David #8212 ...
PropertyStudyResources 18 Apr 2021 - 18:27 JackSherrick
JackSherrick 12 Apr 2021 I've included what I have from my property outline so far below. The formatting didn't transfer over so I'll fix that soon Trespass and the ...
AlexanderHohlFirstEssay 16 Apr 2021 - 05:16 AlexanderHohl
The Black white Wealth Gap: The Case For Reparations By AlexanderHohl 26 Feb 2021 The Origins of Reparations The idea of reparations is not new. In 1783, Sutton ...
JackSherrickSecondEssayNotes 14 Apr 2021 - 16:50 JackSherrick
JackSherrick 11 Apr 2021 Law practice is point in 4 dimension with Whom, what, how much, where, (speculative) 5th axis why (fun part) should I view each interaction ...
ClassPads 14 Apr 2021 - 14:58 EbenMoglen
Class Pads Jan 14 Jan 20 Jan 25 Jan 27 Feb 1 Feb 3 Feb 8 Feb 10 Feb 15 Feb 17 Feb 22 Feb 24 Mar 8 Mar 10 Mar 15 Mar 17 Mar 22 Mar 24 Mar 29 Mar 31 Apr 5 Apr 7 Apr ...
SecondEssay 14 Apr 2021 - 14:42 EbenMoglen
Essay Assignment Your choice of topic. As always, not more than 1000 words. Under any circumstances. Formatting Log In. Clicking here: Create Second Essay will ...
ClassAudio 13 Apr 2021 - 16:49 EbenMoglen
Class Audio Jan 14 Jan 25 My thanks to Victor Young, Edward Heyman, Ben Webster, Toots Thielemans, and Marilyn Monroe Feb 1 My thanks to the late John ...
NoahJosephFirstEssay 13 Apr 2021 - 02:46 NoahJoseph
Legal English and Non Speakers of Standard English By NoahJoseph 24 Feb 2021 Introduction Law is the use of language to regulate and change society. In the United ...
OutdoorSignUp 07 Apr 2021 - 20:29 DavidGiordano
In Person Instruction Beginning the week of 1 March, there will be weekly opportunities for small group personal section meetings with me, outdoors, for safely socially ...
WebTopicList 01 Apr 2021 - 19:54 EbenMoglen
!LawContempSoc Web Topic List Topics by Hierarchical Relationship open all close all %TREEBROWSER{ theme "file" shared "tree" title "" openTo "" ...
BasketballAnalytics 30 Mar 2021 - 21:10 JackSherrick
JackSherrick 13 Mar 2021 I'm considering writing my second paper on how analytics has changed the style of play in the NBA and how it has broadened the sport's appeal ...
ChakshuHurriaJournal 29 Mar 2021 - 13:34 ChakshuHurria
ChakshuHurria's Journal 1/20 I'm excited about this. The format is definitely a bit confusing to start off with, hopefully this is working? There'll definitely be ...
LearningInTragedy 23 Mar 2021 - 21:27 EbenMoglen
Learning From, and In, Tragedy The language of violence is at once stark and ambiguous. When we experience outbursts of violence in society, both in our individual ...
TruthfulnessAndCourage 17 Mar 2021 - 17:13 EbenMoglen
Truthfulness and Courage What people think about "lawyers" isn't what matters to us. We are becoming lawyers, the ones we want to be. Observing and learning from ...
TWikiGuestJournal 12 Mar 2021 - 21:55 TaleahTyrell
MarvinGalloway 24 Mar 2020
FirstEssay 19 Feb 2021 - 12:00 EbenMoglen
Essay Assignment Not more than 1,000 words. Under any circumstances. It's your idea. The essay tries to exposit, weigh, and prepare the reader to explore it. Because ...
SmallGroupSignups 12 Feb 2021 - 23:29 EbenMoglen
Small Group Sign up Sheets Small group discussion sessions of one hour will be scheduled irregularly. Each slot lists the time, the number of people who can sign ...
TheSocraticMethod 10 Feb 2021 - 19:27 DesireeMoshayedi
ElizabethOsei 18 Jan 2021 I completely agree, Liz! The anxiety that is caused by the cold calls sometimes distracts me from actually absorbing the knowledge the professor ...
TheBurdenOfMind 09 Feb 2021 - 22:16 AlexanderHohl
Hi all, I'm here with another topic (in part because I want to make sure this all posted correctly). I'm thinking about the burden of having a human mind. I'm curious ...
BigLaw 09 Feb 2021 - 22:14 AlexanderHohl
I noticed Dawit's "BigLaw" in the "MoneyConcerns" page turned into a blue word with a question mark, meaning it hasn't been discussed before on the Twiki. Maybe this ...
MoneyConcerns 08 Feb 2021 - 14:12 EmmaShumway
I wanted to create this topic to discuss money concerns related to developing a legal practice. The big draw for many law students at schools like Columbia is the ...
MaximizingWhatWeCanGainFrom1LSummerLegalIntership 08 Feb 2021 - 02:41 TaleahTyrell
TaleahTyrell 01 Feb 2021 Hi Taleah, I'm very conflicted about what to do this summer but I have to make a decision soon. I feel like my public interest option is directly ...
EtherPad 01 Feb 2021 - 18:09 OliviaMartinez
NnamdiNwaezeapu 14 Jan 2021 Hi Nnamdi, did you want us to talk about anything specific to the EtherPad or just about it? OliviaMartinez 01 Feb 2021
WhatAreWeGainingFromLawSchool 01 Feb 2021 - 18:01 OliviaMartinez
Hi everyone, I wanted to create this topic to ask what ARE we gaining from law school? Professor Moglen's brief discussion in the class audio regarding our lack of ...
TheDrumMajorInstinct 22 Jan 2021 - 05:39 ValeriaFlores
I'm not sure if this is the correct way to create a new topic, but I wanted to share a link to a piece by MLK, Jr. that I think is relevant to one of our discussions ...
StudentJournal 11 Jan 2021 - 17:36 EbenMoglen
Why a Student Journal Teaching and learning is a person to person activity. We aren't really teaching, now, in the time of Covid 19; we are simulating teaching. ...
AimingAtAimfulness 21 Nov 2020 - 04:50 GregOrr
I agree with Prof. Moglen that defining aims would help narrow our focus to manageable problems. I'll tentatively propose that one should reconcile three kinds of ...
AFormerStudentsRetrospective 21 Nov 2020 - 03:02 JoeBruner
A Retrospective On A Time in Law School, Now That There Is a Pandemic By JoeBruner 20 Nov 2020 Me, Four Years Ago Four years ago, I was a 1L at Columbia Law ...
PossibleReadingList 29 Oct 2020 - 22:06 EbenMoglen
Possible Reading List Readings change from year to year as I listen to our discussion and decide what might be best to do next. This is an unrepresentative sequence ...
VictoriaRamosQueneauFirstEssay 03 Jun 2020 - 15:25 EbenMoglen
Borderphobia: Humor and Legal Translation By VictoriaRamosQueneau 28 Feb 2020 Example on the border Know your audience; a key axiom for successfully executing ...
NathanielPettitFirstEssay 22 May 2020 - 06:03 NathanielPettit
Defying the Legal Constriction of Creativity By NathanielPettit 28 Feb 2020 edited 22 May 2020 Introduction and Overview Defining the Challenges of Expectations ...
LiasBorshanFirstEssay 12 May 2020 - 00:15 EbenMoglen
The Well Meaning Law School Student By LiasBorshan 28 Feb 2020 Section I: Who is she? This paper is about a fictional figure that I call the well meaning law ...
KokoZhangJournal 01 May 2020 - 05:42 KokoZhang
KokoZhang's Journal Right now I feel like there is enormous amount of stress because of the coronavirus on top of me, that makes me feel unsettled everyday. I am not ...
JustinPerezJournal 29 Apr 2020 - 16:22 JustinPerez
JustinPerez's Journal The past three weeks have been extremely trying for me. One of my family members has become very sick and two others have exhibited mild symptoms ...
LilianKlatskinJournal 28 Apr 2020 - 21:27 LilianKlatskin
LilianKlatskin's Journal This is the first time that my generation has been old enough to see ourselves as part of a national or international crisis. I was too young ...
ChristineFrancisSecondEssay 24 Apr 2020 - 15:05 ChristineFrancis
Does it matter whether property arises prior to and independent of political society? What is the relevance of the origin of property for thinking about political ...
ChristineFrancisFirstEssay 24 Apr 2020 - 14:58 ChristineFrancis
What is the relationship between civil law and the law of nature? When is one justified in disobeying the sovereign? According to Hobbes, the natural condition of ...
JooHeeKimFirstEssay 24 Apr 2020 - 13:22 JooHeeKim
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 ...
AlessiaSaracinoFendiJournal 20 Apr 2020 - 20:27 AlessiaSaracinoFendi
AlessiaSaracinoFendi's Journal I am currently in the office hours for today. Although i find it a very interactive and interesting platform, I have found it difficult ...
WhitneyLeeSecondEssay 19 Apr 2020 - 05:01 WhitneyLee
WhitneyLeeFirstEssay 19 Apr 2020 - 04:53 WhitneyLee
MorreaseLeftwichJournal 18 Apr 2020 - 02:18 MorreaseLeftwich
MorreaseLeftwich 02 Apr 2020 I liked the excerpt from Lawyerland. When Judge Day talked about exerting power, I first disagreed with her, being sure that judges do ...
ColinHendersonJournal 16 Apr 2020 - 01:48 LilianKlatskin
ColinHenderson's Journal 3/30/2020 I was really struck by the connection between "Cannibalism and the Common Law" and "Pancho and Lefty" (one of my favorite songs ...
DaimirisGarciaJournal 12 Apr 2020 - 18:28 DaimirisGarcia
DaimirisGarcia's Journal April 5, 2020 Journal Entry #2: Before law school, the only lawyers I had ever seen in my life were those stereotypically portrayed in movies ...
MaryJeanWhitsellJournal 08 Apr 2020 - 13:41 MaryJeanWhitsell
MaryJeanWhitsell's Journal I wanted to start journaling by answering some questions which you posed in class on Thursday, but which I have also been thinking about ...
ClerkshipNotes 01 Apr 2020 - 16:01 JakeGlendenning
Last week in office hours, a (presumably) 3L asked Eben for advice regarding clerkships. I found the information useful so I thought I'd share it here. He mentioned ...
MarvinGallowayJournal 31 Mar 2020 - 14:31 MarvinGalloway
MarvinGalloway's Journal For years I have wished to be closer to my family but studying on another continent has forced me to limit visits to school breaks and holidays ...
GradeChangeToPassFail 28 Mar 2020 - 21:38 MatthewGoldstein
Grade Change to Pass/Fail I'm curious to hear how you all have been affected by the grade change to credit/no credit. How has it altered your stress/anxiety levels ...
CoronavirusTracker 13 Mar 2020 - 14:52 AsherKalman
Some Links About Covid 9 Epidemiology I did some refactoring and added a title, which is useful for any topic. Here's a created by CDC showing the distribution ...
ModernConnection 12 Mar 2020 - 19:30 GabrielleKloppers
GabrielleKloppers 12 Mar 2020 GabrielleKloppers 12 Mar 2020 I agree with Jason that perhaps there can be a distinction between school related and non school related ...
AndrewSavageFirstEssay 04 Mar 2020 - 00:42 AndrewSavage
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 ...
JalilMuhammadFirstEssay 29 Feb 2020 - 02:28 JalilMuhammad
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 ...
AhmedImamFirstEssay 29 Feb 2020 - 02:27 AhmedImam
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 ...
AndrewSavagePaper1 29 Feb 2020 - 01:21 AndrewSavage
AndrewSavage 29 Feb 2020 The intersection of liability and privacy in higher education In Brief: 1.The doctrine governing duty of care universities owe to students ...
MatthewGoldsteinFirstEssay 28 Feb 2020 - 23:01 MatthewGoldstein
The Fugue and the Fission By MatthewGoldstein 28 Feb 2020 I saw the best minds of my generation trade in their pens to the Xerox Corporation, and they thought ...
LeslieRidingsFirstEssay 28 Feb 2020 - 22:56 LeslieRidings
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 ...
JustinFlaumenhaftFirstEssay 28 Feb 2020 - 22:31 JustinFlaumenhaft
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 ...
ColinHendersonFirstEssay 28 Feb 2020 - 22:25 ColinHenderson
Some of the greatest evil lies in the least romantic systems of human governance. Take, for instance, the pile of papers sitting on a judge #8217;s desk and awaiting ...
AlejandraCastanedaFirstEssay 28 Feb 2020 - 22:23 AlejandraCastaneda
I got a banner ad for Monster.com today. Limited time offer $125 per month Stater Value. By AlejandraCastaneda 28 Feb 2020 My mom grew up in a small pueblo ...
MarvinGallowayFirstEssay 28 Feb 2020 - 21:56 MarvinGalloway
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 ...
OuraniaYancopoulosFirstEssay 28 Feb 2020 - 21:54 OuraniaYancopoulos
The Case for Creativity: and how to teach it. By OuraniaYancopoulos 28 Feb 2020 Dear Dean Lester, It is with the utmost respect that I write you this ...
MaryJeanWhitsellFirstEssay 28 Feb 2020 - 21:29 MaryJeanWhitsell
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 ...
AnnePowerFirstEssay 28 Feb 2020 - 21:03 AnnePower
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 ...
BrandonDelijaniFirstEssay 28 Feb 2020 - 20:59 BrandonDelijani
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 ...
PaulRileyFirstEssay 28 Feb 2020 - 20:59 PaulRiley
A Seat at the Table By PaulRiley 28 Feb 2020 Introduction There is a proverb that states: #8220;If you do not have a seat at the table, you are probably on ...
XyzloLeeFirstEssay 28 Feb 2020 - 19:42 XyzloLee
Creativity Inside and Outside the Law School By XyzloLee 28 Feb 2020 Counseling Like many of my peers, I came to law school without a plan to practice in a specific ...
ThomasLiuFirstEssay 28 Feb 2020 - 19:11 ThomasLiu
How to be Creative as Law Students By ThomasLiu 28 Feb 2020 As a human being, I naturally get satisfaction from being creative. Whether it is playing a drum solo ...
BrandonVinesFirstEssay 28 Feb 2020 - 18:02 BrandonVines
A Descort for Law School By BrandonVines 28 Feb 2020 What remains in my mind A while ago, I joined the Rebel Alliance. I felt the weight of my stolen stormtrooper ...
GershamJFirstEssay 28 Feb 2020 - 17:58 GershamJ
Why I #8217;m Leaving In the Fall (Or Better Yet, As Soon as Possible) By GershamJ 28 Feb 2020 What I Seek Is a Personal Doctrine What I seek is a personal ...
CarlySadicarioFirstEssay 28 Feb 2020 - 15:33 CarlySadicario
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 ...
AsherKalmanFirstEssay 28 Feb 2020 - 13:30 AsherKalman
Law School, Detachment, and Creativity By AsherKalman 26 Feb 2020 Detachment makes space for creativity Organizations have creeds, and creeds exert pressure on ...
MatthewOsnowitzFirstEssay 28 Feb 2020 - 05:00 MatthewOsnowitz
There but for the Grace of God Go Us By MatthewOsnowitz 28 Feb 2020 Experiments in Moral Luck In the 1960 #8217; s, Yale psychologist Stanley Milgram conducted ...
LilianKlatskinFirstEssay 28 Feb 2020 - 03:18 LilianKlatskin
Things I Will Remind Myself as I Metamorphosize into a Lawyer By LilianKlatskin 28 Feb 2020 My statement on being creative in law school will (ironically, perhaps ...
NicoleCastilloFirstEssay 28 Feb 2020 - 03:13 NicoleCastillo
Just a Jersey Girl Trying to #8220;Do Good #8221; By NicoleCastillo 28 Feb 2020 Who Are You? Hint: Do Not Answer with Your Place of Employment In my ideal world ...
StarGulantFirstEssay 28 Feb 2020 - 02:36 StarGulant
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 ...
SethGlickmanFirstEssay 27 Feb 2020 - 20:00 SethGlickman
Creative Constraint By Seth Glickman 26 Feb 2020 The Unconstrained Abyss My father and I talk on the phone most every week, and a recurring pattern during these ...
GabrielleKloppersFirstEssay 26 Feb 2020 - 21:19 GabrielleKloppers
Writing the Law By GabrielleKloppers 26 Feb 2020 The Law is Language The interpretive powers of storytelling take on a special significance in a courtroom. After ...
MorreaseLeftwichFirstEssay 25 Feb 2020 - 15:54 MorreaseLeftwich
Creativity in Law School By MorreaseLeftwich 25 Feb 2020 To be creative in law school, we must take what we want from law school while leaving what we don #8217 ...
JustinPerezFirstEssay 25 Feb 2020 - 04:17 JustinPerez
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 ...
KokoZhangFirstEssay 25 Feb 2020 - 01:59 KokoZhang
Queering Law School By KokoZhang 25 Feb 2020 I majored in Gender and Sexuality Studies in college and I studied a lot, but really a little, about queer theory ...
AmandaCabalFirstEssay 25 Feb 2020 - 01:02 AmandaCabal
Being Creative In Law School: Disengaging From Self Deception By AmandaCabal 25 Feb 2020 The Law Student's Creed Every student who comes to Columbia Law School ...
JasonLFirstEssay 24 Feb 2020 - 19:37 JasonL
Logic, Storytelling, and Ice Floes By JasonL 24 Feb 2020 The Binary Early in the semester, taking Eben #8217;s class in conjunction with the rest of the 1L spring ...
ElijahTurnerFirstEssay 24 Feb 2020 - 13:56 ElijahTurner
How to Be Creative in Law School The Simple Answer: Don't Forget Yourself. This means retaining/maintaining a consistent understanding of who I am, where I come ...
GregOrrFirstPaper 02 Nov 2019 - 19:52 GregOrr
Content and Sense By GregOrr 17 Apr 2009 In Musil's Man Without Qualities, a group assembled from Austrian society is given an opportunity to choose something ...
AllisonHoustonFirstEssay 29 Jun 2018 - 05:05 AllisonHouston
My Fear of An Unlived Life By AllisonHouston 29 June 2018 Sometimes I feel strange and out of place being enrolled as a law student because I have no intention ...
AllisonHoustonSecondEssay 29 Jun 2018 - 05:03 AllisonHouston
A Settled Conflict: Why Law School Is the Choice for Me By AllisonHouston 29 June 2018 Oftentimes doubts concerning my law school enrollment lead me to speculate ...
UdokaOkaforSecondEssay 26 Jun 2018 - 22:40 UdokaOkafor
I Will Do Good As A Lawyer When I Learn What Good Looks Like For Me By UdokaOkafor 25 Apr 2018 I Have Always Wanted To Be A Lawyer I have always wanted to be ...
AndyGutierrezFirstEssay 23 Jun 2018 - 13:15 EbenMoglen
We Need to Know What Sex Is The mission of the Department of Education ( #8220;the Department #8221;), as stated on their website, is to promote student achievement ...
AmmarMonawarSecondEssay 22 Jun 2018 - 18:21 AmmarMonawar
During our first year of law school, all we received was exposure; the planting of these vague notions of what an area of law COULD be should we choose to pursue it ...
SalvadorRosasSecondEssay 19 Jun 2018 - 21:41 SalvadorRosas
Should I Stay or Should I Go? By SalvadorRosas 26 Apr 2018 Two semesters at CLS has gotten me a great network and encouraged me to seek tools to create my own ...
DanielImahiyeroboFirstEssay 15 Jun 2018 - 11:25 DanielImahiyerobo
I #8217;ve been the only black man in the room many times before. Yet, there are few times I can remember feeling so uncomfortable in that position as on this day ...
DanielImahiyeroboSecondEssay 15 Jun 2018 - 11:23 DanielImahiyerobo
After a year of law school, what have I learned about the sort of lawyer I want to be Coming into law school I had two ideas about the type of lawyer I #8217;d like ...
ZaneMullerFirstEssay 12 Jun 2018 - 19:52 ZaneMuller
Controlling Workers in the Platform Economy I. The Rise of Worker Misclassification While the numbers are contested, the last two decades have seen the arrival and ...
BrandonJosephSecondEssay 12 Jun 2018 - 18:49 BrandonJoseph
A Lawyer #8217;s Lawyer By BrandonJoseph 12 Jun 2018 The Path to School After graduating from college in 2012, I first worked at Manhattan Criminal Court as an ...
SarahMacielSecondEssay 12 Jun 2018 - 02:49 SarahMaciel
Growth By SarahMaciel 26 Apr 2018 At the surface, it #8217;s a simple question. Of course, many people over the years have asked the same question, but they were ...
MilesGreeneFirstEssay 10 Jun 2018 - 21:39 MilesGreene
Waking Up In Legal Hell First paper, Final Draft for Law in Contemporary Society By MilesGreene 25 Feb 2018 hehe! Introduction Felix S. Cohen begins "Transcendental ...
MilesGreeneSecondEssay 10 Jun 2018 - 21:18 MilesGreene
A Lawyer's Epitaph By MilesGreene 997 words The etching of an epitaph can be considered the final narrative shaping act of one #8217;s life. It represents an ...
MarinaHernandezSecondEssay 06 Jun 2018 - 01:02 MarinaHernandez
Fall 2018 By MarinaHernandez 05 Jun 2018 How I Got Here I am the daughter of a convicted felon, and neither of my parents completed high school. Despite being ...
PatrickMarrisSecondEssay 05 Jun 2018 - 01:41 PatrickMarris
What's the deal with injustice? By PatrickMarris 19 Apr 2018 I think I hate injustice. You might say, "Doesn't the think in that first sentence kinda take away ...
ElizabethHaydenSecondEssay 05 Jun 2018 - 00:59 ElizabethHayden
Reflections after a year in law school By ElizabethHayden 4 June 2018 The kind of lawyer I want to be I want to be the kind of lawyer who cares about their work ...
DanielYoonSecondEssay 01 Jun 2018 - 17:30 EbenMoglen
My Terms By DanielYoon 26 Apr 2018 Introduction When I committed to a career in law by accepting my offer at Columbia Law School, I knew only that I planned ...
FrankWilliamsSecondEssay 01 Jun 2018 - 17:10 EbenMoglen
A Middle Ground Lawyer By FrankWilliams 27 Apr 2018 Don't be Disillusioned I want to be the kind of lawyer that doesn #8217;t believe in false dichotomies. Public ...
BrianTratnerSecondEssay 01 Jun 2018 - 16:48 EbenMoglen
This Again By BrianTratner 30 Apr 2018 After a year of law school, I #8217;ve learned that I want to be the sort of lawyer that is a friend to Taiwan. I admit ...
SudiTasissaSecondEssay 01 Jun 2018 - 16:22 EbenMoglen
By SudiTasissa 26 Apr 2018 The Bumpy Ride:First Year of Law School I came to law school heavily influenced by my background. After my family and I moved to the ...
EricSpeckhardSecondEssay 01 Jun 2018 - 16:09 EbenMoglen
Going Forward By EricSpeckhard 25 Apr 2018 Past is Prologue A few years ago, I decided to leave behind a childhood dream. Growing up, my family went on frequent ...
MinahSoSecondEssay 01 Jun 2018 - 15:50 EbenMoglen
By MinahSo 25 Apr 2018 Honesty Writing the first assignment in March, I was desperate for a directive. When we were given a prompt for the second essay, I was ...
ChrisSantanaSecondEssay 01 Jun 2018 - 14:21 EbenMoglen
Feasible Goals By ChrisSantana 26 Apr 2018 Contributing to the Reformation of Our Criminal Justice System After a year of law school, I have learned that I ...
GenesisSanchezSecondEssay 01 Jun 2018 - 14:11 EbenMoglen
Not Following the Masses: Taking Charge of My Education By Genesis Sanchez Tavarez 26 Apr 2018 Breaking the Mold During this first year of law school, I have ...
MariHulbuttaSecondEssay 31 May 2018 - 22:12 MariHulbutta
A Theory of Action for Becoming the First Woman Governor of the Chickasaw Nation By MariHulbutta 31 May 2018 (Second paper, final draft; 987 words) When asked ...
CeciliaPlazaSecondEssay 31 May 2018 - 20:11 EbenMoglen
For Present Day Me By CeciliaPlaza 14 Apr 2018 I have never been a quiet person. I don #8217;t like to be pigeon holed or told what to do. I #8217;m hot headed ...
ZaneMullerSecondEssay 31 May 2018 - 18:23 EbenMoglen
The Kind of Lawyer I Want To Be By ZaneMuller 26 Apr 2018 I. Why I Came to Law School I #8217;ve spent most of my academic life coasting, although that changed ...
StephenKimSecondEssay 31 May 2018 - 13:05 EbenMoglen
From Here to There, and Where? By StephenKim 26 Apr 2018 Losing Touch During my first year of law school, I lost in touch with why I wanted to become a lawyer ...
AngeloAngelinoSecondEssay 30 May 2018 - 12:14 AngeloAngelino
Don #8217;t Force the Square Peg in the Round Hole By AngeloAngelino 25 Apr 2018 Where Do I Fit as a Lawyer? Sports? For the past 5 years, I have tailored my ...
VendarrylJenkinsSecondEssay 29 May 2018 - 12:09 EbenMoglen
Learning Who I Don't Want to Be By VendarrylJenkins 27 Apr 2018 Conversation That Got the Wheels Turning The lawyer, and more importantly the person that I want ...
VanessaAjaguSecondEssay 29 May 2018 - 02:17 VanessaAjagu
THE HISTORY OF ME By VanessaAjagu Past Me : The Lawyer I Was Born To Be December 2006. I liked bright line rules. Be in bed by 9pm, pray before you eat, respect ...
AndyGutierrezSecondEssay 28 May 2018 - 14:25 EbenMoglen
Building Bridges By AndyGutierrez 25 Apr 2018 Although I am an only child, I #8217;ve grown up believing that I would be a fantastic middle child. As a result ...
OkontaPSecondEssay 20 May 2018 - 23:20 OkontaP
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SudiTasissaFirstEssay 01 May 2018 - 18:03 SudiTasissa
Progress In his book The Souls of Black Folk, William Edward Burghardt Du Bois writes about the concept of "double consciousness". He defined double consciousness ...
VendarrylJenkinsFirstEssay 27 Apr 2018 - 04:03 VendarrylJenkins
Beasts of the Law By VendarrylJenkins 01 Mar 2018 Law: Good or Bad When I first began to learn about law, it was presented in terms of justice. There was the ...
UdokaOkaforFirstEssay 27 Apr 2018 - 03:37 UdokaOkafor
The Law Is Not An Objective Practice, It Is A Tool Used By Those In Power To Keep Power By UdokaOkafor 01 Mar 2018 Taught To Believe That The Law Is Objective ...
AfiaKwakwaFirstEssay 27 Apr 2018 - 01:25 AfiaKwakwa
Conflicting Justice By AfiaKwakwa 01 Mar 2018 I. The Incident I was in the middle of my first year of teaching when I heard that one of my students was found ...
FrankWilliamsFirstEssay 27 Apr 2018 - 01:12 FrankWilliams
Utilitarianism: Whose Majority? By FrankWilliams 01 Mar 2018 I have always been skeptical of theoretical approaches to law. This could be due in large part to ...
ChrisSantanaFirstEssay 26 Apr 2018 - 20:41 ChrisSantana
OLD DRAFT, PLEASE SCROLL BELOW PROFESSOR MOGLEN'S RED COMMENTS FOR FINAL DRAFT By ChrisSantana 01 Mar 2018 Gang Banging Fear overwhelmed my 18 year old body ...
BrandonJosephFirstEssay 26 Apr 2018 - 19:02 BrandonJoseph
Plugging Enrollment Gaps with Students of Color A New Reality In light of the #8220;Great Recession #8221;, the 2007 2013 economic downtown impacting the United ...
MarinaHernandezFirstEssay 26 Apr 2018 - 17:22 MarinaHernandez
K12 Education and Juvenile Justice By MarinaHernandez 26 April 2018 Introduction A week in New Orleans at the Public Defender #8217;s Office has pushed me to ...
SalvadorRosasFirstEssay 26 Apr 2018 - 16:45 SalvadorRosas
Creating my Legal Practice By SalvadorRosas 19 Feb 2018 Law School serves to give me the skills necessary to manage my own practice. "Oh, so now you want ...
EricSpeckhardFirstEssay 26 Apr 2018 - 15:36 EricSpeckhard
The Right Question By EricSpeckhard 26 April 2018 Right or Right Besides the usual requests for the #8220;facts #8221; or the holding below, one question ...
DanielYoonFirstEssay 26 Apr 2018 - 03:26 DanielYoon
Society and Debt By DanielYoon 01 Mar 2018 Premise A society is defined by the success and contributions of its members. Each dollar earned and spent in some ...
CeciliaPlazaFirstEssay 25 Apr 2018 - 18:08 CeciliaPlaza
The Justice Myth: How Our Criminal Justice System and Media Representation of Gendered Violence Fosters a False Sense of Progress By CeciliaPlaza 25 Apr 2018 Individuals ...
JusticeForWhom 25 Apr 2018 - 02:24 VanessaAjagu
Justice for whom? The idea that those in law school are in law school for one of two reasons: the love they have for justice or the hate they have for injustice, made ...
VanessaAjaguFirstEssay 24 Apr 2018 - 22:28 VanessaAjagu
THE VOICE OF NON REASON By VanessaAjagu ONCE UPON A VOICE: Speaking my truth The look on Uncle Agu #8217;s face when I responded to his typically misogynistic joke ...
ElizabethHaydenFirstEssay 24 Apr 2018 - 20:23 ElizabethHayden
Creative Approaches to Providing Legal Services By ElizabethHayden 01 Mar 2018 Incorporating the needs of everyone Law school attempts to teach us to view legal ...
NadiaYusufFirstEssay 24 Apr 2018 - 04:14 NadiaYusuf
Perception is Reality By NadiaYusuf 23 Feb 2018 Happy is the man who avoids hardship, but how fine is the man who is afflicted and shows endurance I vividly remember ...
PatrickMarrisFirstEssay 21 Apr 2018 - 23:33 PatrickMarris
Trump Era Labor Abuse: The Newest Addition to the Dollar MenuŽ By PatrickMarris 28 Feb 2018 On November 7, 2017, in an anti labor move surprising to no one, House ...
StephenKimFirstEssay 20 Apr 2018 - 16:31 StephenKim
First Essay, 2nd Draft How To Become A Great Lawyer By StephenKim 20 April 2018 Professor Moglen offers two great questions to becoming a great lawyer: In terms ...
MariHulbuttaFirstEssay 19 Apr 2018 - 14:16 MariHulbutta
Tribal Sovereignty Advancements Through Intellectual Property Law By MariHulbutta 19 April 2018 (Revised version; 1000 words) I. Current Landscape of Native American ...
TeacherTenure 18 Apr 2018 - 21:17 ZaneMuller
ZaneMuller 09 Apr 2018 I want to continue a conversation from office hours this past Friday around the issue of teacher tenure. The essential question is whether ...
GenesisSanchezFirstEssay 12 Apr 2018 - 18:42 GenesisSanchez
A Window to my Choices: The Evolution of a Law Student By Genesis Sanchez Tavarez 12 Apr 2018 The Search for Justice Our experiences dictate our actions and ...
AmmarMonawarFirstEssay 12 Apr 2018 - 16:39 AmmarMonawar
Users all over the world currently consume music through intermediaries; whether you stream or purchase the music, you #8217;re interfacing with a third party such ...
JustinMaffettSecondEssay 10 Apr 2018 - 17:22 JoeBruner
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MinahSoFirstEssay 08 Apr 2018 - 18:47 EbenMoglen
Compassion Fatigue in Humanitarian Work By MinahSo 01 Mar 2018 I. Introduction One, two, three, four. One homeless person on each block it takes me to walk ...
AngeloAngelinoFirstEssay 02 Apr 2018 - 16:26 EbenMoglen
Join Them, Or be Buried by Them By AngeloAngelino 01 Mar 2018 Asking for Advice Earlier in the semester, I reached out on Twitter to a lawyer from D.C. named ...
RonMazorSecondPaper 02 Apr 2018 - 16:00 RonMazor
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 ...
GregOrrIntro 11 Jul 2017 - 22:18 GregOrr
I left a job as a #8216;finance risk #8217; consultant to banks, before things went really sour. I thought law school would be intellectually rewarding, grounding ...
MitchellHokansonSecondEssay 28 Jun 2017 - 18:15 MitchellHokanson
Chord Changes By MitchellHokanson 31 May 2017 I cannot count how many times I thought about quitting. Every time I picked up that trombone to play, I felt scared ...
AngelNwachukwuFirstEssay 22 Jun 2017 - 03:03 AngelNwachukwu
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KaiKarSecondEssay 16 Jun 2017 - 22:38 KaiKar
Reflection By KaiKar 31 May 2017 I applied to law school to better myself in possibly the most literal, simplistic sense of the phrase. I didn't believe this process ...
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 ...
DavidManadomSecondEssay 15 Jun 2017 - 20:02 DavidManadom
I have relearned that I am more than capable of using the law to fight on behalf of impoverished/ oppressed persons in the U.S. I use the word #8220;relearn #8221 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
AlexanderBernsteinSecondEssay 08 Jun 2017 - 07:18 AlexanderBernstein
Reflections By Alexander Bernstein 08 Jun 2017 C.S. Lewis said that everything is a subject on which there is not much to be said. This is essentially how I feel ...
DavidAlpertSecondEssay 08 Jun 2017 - 07:04 DavidAlpert
It is awfully nice to walk in New York   What time is it inside you?   It was over. I walked up Central Park West on the last night of finals. It was 4am, and it ...
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 ...
GeanetteFosterSecondEssay 08 Jun 2017 - 04:30 GeanetteFoster
The Awakening By GeanetteFoster 08 Jun 2017 I considered framing this essay around balance, but I as I outlined this essay, I recognized that I would often have ...
JessicaRoSecondEssay 08 Jun 2017 - 04:28 JessicaRo
Same same but Different By JessicaRo 08 Jun 2017 1L Beyond I did not particularly enjoy my first year of law school. It was rough. The majority of the time ...
OliviaLiSecondEssay 08 Jun 2017 - 04:25 OliviaLi
The Streets in Thermopylae By OliviaLi 08 Jun 2017 From the minute I landed in Jackson, Mississippi, two weeks ago, I worried I made a mistake about where to spend ...
WilliamOmorogievaSecondEssay 08 Jun 2017 - 04:02 WilliamOmorogieva
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 ...
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 ...
YiqingShiSecondEssay 08 Jun 2017 - 04:01 YiqingShi
My Fifth Year of Law School By YiqingShi 08 Jun 2017 I only half chose law. On my college application, my choices of major in order were Economics, Law, English ...
MaxOffsaySecondEssay 08 Jun 2017 - 03:36 MaxOffsay
Reality Beckons By MaxOffsay 07 Jun 2017 For the first few weeks of Law and Contemporary Society, I felt genuinely lost. While I listened to Eben go through what ...
JacobGodshallSecondEssay 08 Jun 2017 - 02:59 JacobGodshall
Four Summers By JacobGodshall 07 Jun 2017 Building Blocks My dad builds houses. I used to work for him during the summers when I was in high school. I carried ...
AndreaMetzSecondEssay 08 Jun 2017 - 02:27 AndreaMetz
Essay #2 By AndreaMetz 08 Jun 2017 Where I am writing this from the front porch of my best friend #8217;s family home in West Philadelphia, where I am staying ...
ImaniPhillipsSecondEssay 08 Jun 2017 - 02:06 ImaniPhillips
ImaniPhillips 08 Jun 2017 After a year of law school, I have learned two principal things about the type of lawyer that I want to be: 1) I want to be a multifaceted ...
ElliottGrundSecondEssay 08 Jun 2017 - 02:00 ElliottGrund
Transformation By ElliottGrund 07 Jun 2017 PTSD The conclusion of the first year of law school left me feeling somewhat shell shocked, not sure of what I had just ...
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 ...
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 ...
DavidKellamSecondEssay 08 Jun 2017 - 00:33 DavidKellam
By DavidKellam 07 Jun 2017 An hour ago, I was walking on the beach, thinking about this essay and hoping to use the last few minutes of sunlight to find another ...
BeneelBabaeiSecondEssay 07 Jun 2017 - 20:07 BeneelBabaei
Swinging Back By BeneelBabaei 06 Jun 2017 Hanging On It only took her a few weeks to say I had changed. After a decade, she knew me better than anyone. I was ...
MathewSaiontzFirstEssay 07 Jun 2017 - 12:18 MathewSaiontz
Concrete Barriers to Justice: Reframed By MathewSaiontz 31 May 2017 In the summer of 2013, I worked as an intern investigator for the criminal division of the ...
MathewSaiontzSecondEssay 07 Jun 2017 - 12:17 MathewSaiontz
A New Trajectory By MathewSaiontz 07 Jun 2017 I came to Columbia unsure of where my career would lead. I was confident in my decision to enroll: I knew that I ...
SarahSchnorrenbergFirstEssay 07 Jun 2017 - 10:20 SarahSchnorrenberg
Mob Justice in the Age of Social Media By SarahSchnorrenberg 09 Mar 2017 In recent years, incidents of mob justice have vastly increased, but in a new, more ...
SarahSchnorrenbergSecondEssay 07 Jun 2017 - 10:19 SarahSchnorrenberg
What Next? By SarahSchnorrenberg 01 Jun 2017 At First I Was Afraid, I Was Petrified I like law school. You may say, of course, why wouldn #8217;t you like ...
ZachBlumySecondEssay 07 Jun 2017 - 07:07 ZachBlumy
Musing By ZachBlumy 07 Jun 2017 Doldrums I #8217;m always stuck in the slow lane And when I change, the traffic #8217;s following me And I don #8217;t ...
TiffanyYoungFirstEssay 07 Jun 2017 - 06:39 TiffanyYoung
Trains By TiffanyYoung 31 May 2017 As I make my daily commute to work, I can #8217;t help but notice a parallel between the train system and my professional path ...
JoeTeresiSecondEssay 07 Jun 2017 - 06:17 JoeTeresi
By JoeTeresi 07 Jun 2017 I did not learn much during my 1L curriculum about what kind of lawyer I want to be. The knowledge I #8217;ve gained about what kind ...
CharlesSucherSecondEssay 07 Jun 2017 - 01:33 CharlesSucher
My Fictions, the Law, and a Bildungsroman in the Age of Trump By CharlesSucher 07 Jun 2017 With the Help of a Little Imagination I #8217;ve governed much of ...
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 ...
ImaniPhillipsFirstEssay 06 Jun 2017 - 10:11 ImaniPhillips
How will black liberationist movements evolve in Trump's America? In a society where the current President of the United States captured the support of millions of ...
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 ...
JoeBrunerFirstEssay 05 Jun 2017 - 00:11 JoeBruner
Redneck Hacking By JoeBruner 10 Mar 2017 A False Narrative Redneck men frequently hack women into pieces and rarely hack computer hardware or software. This makes ...
GregorySuhrSecondEssay 04 Jun 2017 - 19:16 GregorySuhr
First Semester My first year at law school taught me the power of inertia: the tendency to remain unchanged. From day one, I followed the mantra I heard at orientation ...
GeanetteFosterFirstEssay 02 Jun 2017 - 07:51 GeanetteFoster
How Do I Make Long Form Commitments in My Life Given My Upbringing Despite moving every three years on average, I know that I can make long form commitments in my ...
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 ...
ElliottGrundFirstEssay 02 Jun 2017 - 04:12 ElliottGrund
The Funnel By ElliottGrund 1 June 2017 Commencement It was Monday. After a long weekend of awkward social gatherings and not really optional panels of esteemed ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
AndreaMetzFirstEssay 02 Jun 2017 - 02:20 AndreaMetz
Essay #1 By AndreaMetz 1 June 2017 Lisa In the mornings, my mother #8217;s room smelled like Calvin Klein perfume, lotion, and hairspray. The scents swirled ...
ColinONealFirstEssay 01 Jun 2017 - 23:35 ColinONeal
The Right to Education By ColinONeal 1 June 2017 A Federal Constitutional Right to an Education and the Preservation of Freedom of Thought As networked digital ...
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 ...
WilliamOmorogievaFirstEssay 01 Jun 2017 - 17:10 WilliamOmorogieva
Civility is dead. Anger is alive and we must use it to our advantage. We live in a nation that claims to be the pinnacle of democracy and a model to the rest ...
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 ...
AndrewMcWhorterFirstEssay 01 Jun 2017 - 07:23 AndrewMcWhorter
What does justice mean? By AndrewMcWhorter 13 Mar 2017 What do we mean when we talk about justice? Merriam Webster, somewhat unhelpfully, says that justice is ...
JessicaRoFirstEssay 01 Jun 2017 - 06:33 JessicaRo
What can and should I do in order to sustain a drive in the pursuit of justice? By JessicaRo 31 May 2017 In my first draft, I asked what role faith would play ...
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 ...
ZachBlumyFirstEssay 01 Jun 2017 - 05:21 ZachBlumy
A Tale of Three Cities By ZachBlumy 1 Jun 2017 Note: The headings for this essay's sections link to songs that should be played while one reads. "Subdivisions ...
JoshuaKoenigFirstEssay 01 Jun 2017 - 04:15 JoshuaKoenig
On Canadian Romanticism Global Constitutionalism By JoshuaKoenig 12 Mar 2017 "As Canadian As...?" If you want to see the fear in the eyes of a Canadian, wait ...
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 ...
DavidKellamFirstEssay 01 Jun 2017 - 03:05 DavidKellam
Return to the West By DavidKellam 31 May 2017 Our modern acceptance of online surveillance may irreversibly displace any feeling of entitlement that humankind ...
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 ...
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 ...
JacobGodshallFirstEssay 31 May 2017 - 17:47 JacobGodshall
Ke Garne? We walk among the ruined temples of Durbar Square, and Manoj falls into his tour guide shtick telling me Hindu epics of sex and murder, secrets of the Kumari ...
JoeTeresiFirstEssay 31 May 2017 - 06:26 JoeTeresi
My Comfortable Vanity By JoeTeresi 10 Mar 2017 As a lawyer, I'll be unhappy in the future because I don't care about justice. I'm much more worried about this ...
GregorySuhrFirstEssay 31 May 2017 - 03:32 GregorySuhr
Some days I swear off criminal prosecution. Other days it comes back with a powerful nostalgia, connected to a time when I was paraded around by family as an up and ...
TyCarletonFirstEssay 31 May 2017 - 02:06 TyCarleton
Social Media #8217;s Effect on Attitudes Toward Free Speech on College Campuses By TyCarleton 30 May 2017 There is a burgeoning trend in the belief systems of ...
ClassNotes2008Apr9 31 May 2017 - 01:54 TyCarleton
LINK TO DISCUSSION THREAD: PhaseIIQandAToHelpMakeAnActionPlan OUTLINE OF LECTURE: Summing up before the final stage of this course By now, at more than ...
NOMDividingGayBlackAndLatinoCommunities 31 May 2017 - 01:54 TyCarleton
The National Organization for Marriage (NOM) is an anti LGBTQ organization that puts forth homophobic campaigns and legislation (inclusive of constitutional bans on ...
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 ...
CamilaTapernouxIntro 31 May 2017 - 01:54 TyCarleton
I used to watch YouTube videos for a living and spent a lot of my free time reading. Now I do the converse. I just looked up converse and inverse to see which was ...
ClassNotesApr9 31 May 2017 - 01:54 TyCarleton
LINK TO DISCUSSION THREAD: PhaseIIQandAToHelpMakeAnActionPlan OUTLINE OF LECTURE: Summing up before the final stage of this course By now, at more than ...
AmandaBellFirstPaper 31 May 2017 - 01:54 TyCarleton
Who Wants to Chase an Eighteen Wheeler for a Year? By AmandaBell 23 Mar 2010 All labor strikes are difficult in some way. However, American unions sometimes do ...
AnaCorrea-FirstPaper 31 May 2017 - 01:54 TyCarleton
The Impact of New Media on Presidential Campaigns By AnaCorrea 12 Feb 2008 "Ha Ha! Your medium is dying!" Nelson, mocking a print journalist on The Simpsons ...
GavinSnyderFirstPaper 31 May 2017 - 01:54 TyCarleton
There was no need to retain prior versions of this topic on the page, because all prior versions are available if you use the "Diffs" button. So I removed the first ...
AlexanderBernsteinFirstEssay 26 May 2017 - 22:48 AlexanderBernstein
The Whim of a Judge By AlexanderBernstein 10 Mar 2017 One summer a hundred years ago, some boys went swimming in the Harlem River. They were diving off of a wooden ...
HilaryRosenthalFirstEssay 25 May 2017 - 16:06 HilaryRosenthal
What is the role of empathy in law school, if there is one at all? By HilaryRosenthal 20 May 2017 Motives and being emotionally open in law school When I realized ...
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 ...
BeneelBabaeiFirstEssay 19 May 2017 - 23:08 BeneelBabaei
I hope your moment of realization comes earlier in your life than did mine. Perhaps you too will learn of Emma Lazarus #8217; words inscribed on the Statue of Liberty ...
ZebulunJohnsonFirstEssay 16 May 2017 - 23:17 ZebulunJohnson
Negligent Knowledge of the Law By ZebulunJohnson 19 Feb 2016 This paper assumes at least a novice understanding of the Model Penal Code #8217;s philosophy and ...
NotesOnRevisions 11 May 2017 - 15:48 EbenMoglen
Notes on Revisions I have tried in my comments on your writing to offer directed suggestions for improvement. These are only suggestions: the writing is yours, and ...
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 ...
ClassMusicList2017 16 Feb 2017 - 16:40 KaiKar
Thursday, January 19, 2017 i. The Beatles Revolution 1 (Listen Note the album version was played in class, not this live version) (Lyrics) ii. Silvio Rodriguez ...
EmpathyTheLaw 09 Feb 2017 - 22:03 TimCuffman
I came across this old article that seems to suggest that if we're concerned about just outcomes that are not divorced from social reality, empathy is important. Cultivating ...
HarperCollins 26 Oct 2016 - 06:06 WhitneyLee
SamParnell 10 Jun 2016 This aspect trying to prompt a hyperlink just because the name includes two capital letters of twiki annoys me.
YashShahSecondEssay 22 Sep 2016 - 11:32 YashShah
LivingInPovertyAtTheHandsOfTheIvyLeague 24 Aug 2016 - 15:23 MitchellSchwartz
For anyone interested, there's been a growing push for a of graduate student employees. Even NYU has done more than Columbia. one graduate student's story. To me ...
HenryRossFirstEssay 22 Aug 2016 - 15:17 HenryRoss
LaurenRoemkeSecondEssay 16 Jul 2016 - 02:39 LaurenRoemke
LaurenRoemkeFirstEssay 16 Jul 2016 - 02:38 LaurenRoemke
JinduObiofumaSecondEssay 17 Jun 2016 - 05:21 JinduObiofuma
Black women are never supposed to be angry. Sassy? Absolutely. Funny? But of course. Shady? Maybe just a touch, but no more than that otherwise people start to get ...
TamarLisbonaSecondEssay 16 Jun 2016 - 09:46 TamarLisbona
Journal Entry, June 2016 By TamarLisbona 16 Jun 2016 Introduction My first paper in this course was about the commoditization of the human body in the form of ...
LisaXiaSecondEssay 16 Jun 2016 - 08:11 EbenMoglen
Privacy in the Digital Age By LisaXia 05 Jun 2016 In my last essay, I began to explore the question of why I should care about privacy rights. I asked why the ...
LisaXiaFirstEssay 16 Jun 2016 - 08:05 EbenMoglen
Modern Loss: Sharing Grief and Finding Solace on Social Media by LisaXia 21 Apr 2016 Today, I received a text message from my dad: #8220;I know you knew Donna ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
ElizabethBrandtSecondEssay 13 Jun 2016 - 21:02 ElizabethBrandt
Three Lessons from my Summer Sales Internship So Far By ElizabethBrandt 13 June 2016 So far, my summer internship is not at all what I expected. I chose a tiny ...
GraceKrasnermanSecondEssay 13 Jun 2016 - 21:01 GraceKrasnerman
An Unfortunate Alienation By GraceKrasnerman 13 June 2016 The justice system is revered as the alleged bastion of ethics in any complex society such as ours ...
ElizabethBrandtFirstEssay 13 Jun 2016 - 20:53 ElizabethBrandt
Using Law School Intelligently By ElizabethBrandt 13 June 2016 I have no doubt that I am meant to be in law school. For some of my classmates this seems like an ...
JohnsonDFirstEssay 13 Jun 2016 - 20:50 JohnsonD
Thurman Arnold and the Bernie Sanders Revolution By JohnsonD Getting the dragon out of his cave Bernie Sanders uses the word revolution to define a political ...
BenjaminSanchezSecondEssay 13 Jun 2016 - 20:38 BenjaminSanchez
Family Business By BenjaminSanchez 18 Apr 2016 #8220;He make the team this year? Aw, they said he wasn #8217;t tall enough? I was always small growing up. But ...
WendyCaiSecondEssay 13 Jun 2016 - 20:33 WendyCai
Blameless By WendyCai 15 Apr 2016 Survival. Insanity. Ambition. Ignorance. Biology. All of these are explanations for human behaviors. Based on a reason, we excuse ...
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, ...
JohnsonDSecondEssay 13 Jun 2016 - 20:07 JohnsonD
Fear and Big Law By JohnsonD 13 Jun 2016 1L Fear Every year Columbia 1Ls arrive to campus with dreams of becoming justice producing lawyers. By 1L summer, many ...
SidneyChiangFirstEssay 13 Jun 2016 - 19:31 SidneyChiang
Drawing from Creative Writing By SidneyChiang 18 Apr 2016 Writing is Subjective The notion of "knowing your audience" seems to be repeated to students as one ...
JohnDeBellisSecondEssay 13 Jun 2016 - 17:41 JohnDeBellis
Presence/Absence and "Stand Your Ground" Laws Brief History of self defense justification The United States has a long history of allowing and even encouraging the ...
CharlesRoperFirstEssay 13 Jun 2016 - 17:37 CharlesRoper
Higher Education Debt: Why I Decided to Incur it By CharlesRoper 17 Feb 2016 The Problem The usual notion regarding higher education debt is that is ...
SidneyChiangSecondEssay 13 Jun 2016 - 17:21 SidneyChiang
Redefining Passivity By SidneyChiang 31 Mar 2016 Risk Averse Lawyers To what extent is the ability to recognize problems in the world valuable, even before, and ...
CharlesRoperSecondEssay 13 Jun 2016 - 17:18 CharlesRoper
How is Universal Interconnection, Implemented Through the Current Architecture, Affecting Human Society? By CharlesRoper 30 Mar 2016 There is no denying that ...
ArgiriosNickasSecondEssay 13 Jun 2016 - 16:12 ArgiriosNickas
First Days on the Job By ArgiriosNickas 30 Mar 2016 Happy Birthday I #8217;m sitting here on a Thursday night. This Thursday night happens to be my birthday. ...
CasidheMcCloneSecondEssay 13 Jun 2016 - 06:57 CasidheMcClone
The Angry Guy By CasidheMcClone 29 Mar 2016 Remember the DA from #8220;Robinson #8217;s Metamorphosis? #8221; The one who beat up the kid? I #8217;m afraid of ...
ZanderWeissThirdPaper2013 13 Jun 2016 - 05:42 ZanderWeiss
ADDENDUM, PROLOGUE And when the dust finally settled And we all settled into our addled peculiarities, I realized I had finished early. I took a moment for myself ...
BrianMaidaSecondEssay 13 Jun 2016 - 02:17 BrianMaida
My Wily Mission By BrianMaida 01 Apr 2016 On the first day of Law in Contemporary Society, the course was described as #8220;theatre. #8221; Of all the characters ...
WilliamCoombsSecondEssay 13 Jun 2016 - 02:02 WilliamCoombs
I DON #8217;T OWN A WATCH The need for external validation seems to be an important component of a lot of the internal conflicts with which I struggle. For example ...
JulieIreneNkodoSecondEssay 11 Jun 2016 - 21:54 JulieIreneNkodo
Fight or Flight By JulieIreneNkodo 04 Apr 2016 I can acutely remember my conversation with my linesister Esther (see: historically black greek life) when I told ...
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 ...
DeWolfe 10 Jun 2016 - 13:48 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.
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.
TrevorGopnikSecondEssay 10 Jun 2016 - 02:41 TrevorGopnik
#8220;It #8217;s become a freelance business, in essence #8212;that #8217;s what it is. #8221; The U.S. housing market suffers from multiple personality nondisorder ...
TrevorGopnikFirstEssay 10 Jun 2016 - 02:14 TrevorGopnik
In the first draft of this essay I set out to show that a method of constitutional interpretation primarily associated with conservative justices was flat out wrong ...
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 ...
ZanderWeissFirstEssay 09 Jun 2016 - 14:45 EbenMoglen
All of the Laws are Wrong We proceed from bad premises. There are roughly 320 million Americans. Our representative government purports to represent the population ...
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 ...
JiMinShinSecondEssay 09 Jun 2016 - 13:49 EbenMoglen
Defending the Theatre of Public Humiliation: Why I Would Still Go to the EIP By JiMinShin 30 Mar 2016 It is true that the EIP will probably not be the best moment ...
JiMinShinFirstEssay 09 Jun 2016 - 13:37 EbenMoglen
Lawyers #8217; Metamorphosis: A Tragedy? By JiMinShin 19 Feb 2016 In Metamorphosis by Kafka, the main character changes into a vermin, something like a cockroach ...
BrandonNesfieldSecondEssay 08 Jun 2016 - 15:06 BrandonNesfield
BrandonNesfield 20 Apr 2016 The Will to Power Nietzsche believed that in every human being existed a will to power, an inexhaustible, unshakeable instinct ...
BeulahAgbabiakaSecondEssay 07 Jun 2016 - 01:40 BeulahAgbabiaka
Coogi Down to My Socks Second Draft By BeulahAgbabiaka 07 Jun 2016 #8220;Hey Mr. Knickerbocker, boppity bop. I like a the way that ya boppity bop #8221; The ...
JinduObiofumaFirstEssay 05 Jun 2016 - 21:22 EbenMoglen
The performance of protest has become a proxy for actual social change. One could say this has come about largely without comment, but the irony of the situation is ...
JohnOMearaSecondEssay 05 Jun 2016 - 20:54 EbenMoglen
Deliberate Indifference By JohnOMeara 09 Apr 2016 Good Men The lawyer who I admire most built his practice on bloodshed and theater. He compels people off ...
ArgiriosNickasFirstEssay 05 Jun 2016 - 18:57 EbenMoglen
The (Second) Restatement §90(2): A Holmesian Disaster? By ArgiriosNickas 18 Feb 2016 Charity's Unique Role in America The role of charity in American society ...
BrandonNesfieldFirstEssay 05 Jun 2016 - 17:47 EbenMoglen
By BrandonNesfield 19 Feb 2016 FINAL DRAFT: The clinic was a plain building, a patchwork of cinderblock and cement. It stood out amongst its neighbors, crude assortments ...
CasidheMcCloneFirstEssay 05 Jun 2016 - 15:44 EbenMoglen
On Approaches By CasidheMcClone 19 Feb 2016 A very small number of people will vehemently disagree with this statement: the traditional methods of playing the ...
BrianMaidaFirstEssay 05 Jun 2016 - 14:39 EbenMoglen
Dementions By BrianMaida 18 Feb 2016 Ageless #8220;When, at a fairly early hour of the morning, I put the key into the door of my darkened chambers, switch on ...
TamarLisbonaFirstEssay 05 Jun 2016 - 14:14 EbenMoglen
The Viability of Surrogacy By TamarLisbona 19 Feb 2016 Traditionally, and even biblically, surrogacy has been characterized by a woman carrying her own biological ...
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 ...
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 ...
GraceKrasnermanFirstEssay 04 Jun 2016 - 19:23 EbenMoglen
"Liberty and Justice For All?" By GraceKrasnerman 18 April 2016 Law as Secondary to Sociopolitical Influences Lawrence Joseph's Lawyerland provides a third ...
JohnDeBellisFirstEssay 29 May 2016 - 14:11 EbenMoglen
I came to law school to work with poor clients, help them navigate the legal system, and fight for their rights. I want to base my career on doing direct legal services ...
WilliamCoombsFirstEssay 29 May 2016 - 12:44 EbenMoglen
Ali in Wonderland By WilliamCoombs 19 Feb 2016 #8220;Impossible is just a big word thrown around by small men who find it easier to live in the world they #8217 ...
WendyCaiFirstEssay 28 May 2016 - 16:36 EbenMoglen
Evaluating Happiness: Rejecting Cognitive Dissonance in Law School The Rationalization Since beginning law school, I #8217;ve constantly been asked, #8220;How is ...
BeulahAgbabiakaFirstEssay 26 May 2016 - 16:34 EbenMoglen
Moving Forward: Reflections on the Obama Administration and Myself By BeulahAgbabiaka 22 Apr 2016 I. Why I Cared So Much Several facts converged to ...
JulieIreneNkodoFirstEssay 18 May 2016 - 18:39 JulieIreneNkodo
The Pursuit of Happiness: Decolonizing My Mind By JulieIreneNkodo 19 Feb 2016 #8220;The revolution will not be televised. #8221; Gil Scott Heron I listen to ...
JohnOMearaFirstEssay 18 May 2016 - 12:14 JohnOMeara
Where Are Prisoners in the Parades? By JohnOMeara 19 Feb 2016 Is This Your Comfort Zone, Sir? If strangers pass the bier to see me in repose, I hope they'd know ...
JInduObiofumathird 05 May 2016 - 18:43 JinduObiofuma
Black women are never supposed to be angry. Sassy? Absolutely. Funny? But of course. Shady? Maybe just a touch, but no more than that otherwise people start to get ...
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 ...
TorieRecaldeFirstEssay 18 Apr 2016 - 19:16 TorieRecalde
Campaign Finance Post McCutcheon: A Desperate and Naive Hope By TorieRecalde 18 Apr 2016 Ideals Acquired and Quickly Dashed Prior to law school, I spent several ...
ZanderWeissSecondEssay 12 Apr 2016 - 03:31 ZanderWeiss
The Seventeenth One last step completes the picture This, the seventeenth. Fill out all the jagged borders. Color empty. Back to tonic. Pull the shade in this, the ...
JInduObiofumaSecondEssay 04 Apr 2016 - 06:07 JinduObiofuma
JinduObiofuma 04 Apr 2016 The performance of protest has become a proxy for actual social change. One could say this has come about largely without comment, but the ...
TheNameOfThePilotIForgot 02 Apr 2016 - 23:18 CharlesRoper
CasidheMcClone 01 Apr 2016 Didn't do much research, but I did clear some stuff up. The name of the pilot who flies Yossarian's plane, and one of Yossarian's better ...
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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 ...
CMcKinneySecondEssay 23 Aug 2015 - 21:44 CMcKinney
Rational Actors, Where Art Thou? Ray Rice, Floyd Mayweather, and $180 million. By CMcKinney 23 May 2015 Mid May: Unconsciously Seeking Repose{{ http://moglen ...
NicholasWillinghamSecondEssay 30 Jun 2015 - 14:20 MarkDrake
NicholasWillingham 02 Jun 2015 Professor Moglen I attempted to answer your comments in the section titled "Scope of the Question" NicholasWillingham 17 Jun 2015 ...
LukeReillyFirstEssayNotes 30 Jun 2015 - 14:19 MarkDrake
Here are some internal notes on my first paper. Some are transcribed from my handwritten notes, while some are just off the top of my head. Think of it as director ...
JocelynCazaresSecondEssay 29 Jun 2015 - 22:00 MarkDrake
JocelynCazares 02 Jun 2015 Is Law School Failing? Law School The Pitch Want to be a lawyer? Go to law school! They will teach you all you need to know. It will ...
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 ...
WookJinChungSecondEssay 29 Jun 2015 - 21:56 MarkDrake
Modern form of slavery: undocumented immigrant workers Nothing was said in this piece that justifies the title. If you mean to retain it, you should show it is ...
TylerCopeSecondEssay 29 Jun 2015 - 21:55 MarkDrake
In this day and age we are seeing events happening that were absolutely not possible as recent as 25 years ago. These are entrepreneurs getting extremely rich very ...
TonbaraEkiyorSecondEssay 29 Jun 2015 - 21:55 MarkDrake
Why Are There No Polling Stations in Prisons? By TonbaraEkiyor 01 Jun 2015 Introduction Over 2.4 million Americans cannot vote during elections because they ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
NicoGurianSecondEssay 29 Jun 2015 - 21:50 MarkDrake
Swimming Against the Tide By NicoGurian 17 June 2015 Advocates for social justice face a Supreme Court openly hostile to civil rights, worker rights, and environmental ...
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 ...
LukeReillySecondPaperNotes 29 Jun 2015 - 21:49 MarkDrake
This one got away from me. I originally planned it on the question of why people (including, often, me) believe the rules are correctly simply by virtue of being ...
LukeReillySecondEssay 29 Jun 2015 - 21:46 MarkDrake
There are Two Laws By LukeReilly 30 May 2015 In a year of law school I have simultaneously been taught two different visions of the law. And I can't take it. ...
LeoFarbmanSecondEssay 29 Jun 2015 - 21:46 MarkDrake
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 ...
LaurenPackardSecondEssay 29 Jun 2015 - 21:45 MarkDrake
CREATIVE AUTOBIOGRAPHY By LaurenPackard 31 May 2015 Growing up, my neighbor was an art teacher who taught out of her home. Her house was teaming with colors and ...
IsaacLaraSecondEssay 29 Jun 2015 - 21:45 MarkDrake
(Re)orienting to Law School After 1L By IsaacLara 25 May 2015 My Reasons for Applying to Law School My Job Created Certain Expectations It #8217;s no surprise ...
HenryRossSecondEssay 29 Jun 2015 - 21:45 MarkDrake
An unstated assumption By HenryRoss 22 May 2015 A two part question In my personal introduction at the beginning of this semester, I wrote that I had come to ...
HarryParmenterSecondEssay 29 Jun 2015 - 21:44 MarkDrake
The Problem with Law School Culture By HarryParmenter 25 May 2015 Introduction I was told by upperclassmen just before the start of my 1L year that law school ...
EliKeeneSecondEssay 29 Jun 2015 - 21:44 MarkDrake
Democracy and the Press By EliKeene 25 May 2015 #8220;Only a free and unrestrained press can effectively expose deception in government. #8221; #8211; Justice ...
ChrisMendezSecondEssay 29 Jun 2015 - 21:43 MarkDrake
A Year Considered By ChrisMendez 20 May 2015 I. Refocusing Throughout the semester, I had absolutely no idea how to respond to #8220;Why are you coming back ...
ChaseLaxSecondEssay 29 Jun 2015 - 21:43 MarkDrake
Business as Usual By ChaseLax 19 May 2015 The readings I most enjoyed this semester were the excerpts from Lawyerland and The Behavior of Law , and, as a result ...
BriannaCummingsSecondEssay 29 Jun 2015 - 21:42 MarkDrake
The Price of Torment: Rising from the ashes By BriannaCummings 16 May 2015 $85,755: Hell is expensive If someone asked you, would pay $85,755 to be tortured ...
IsaacLaraIntro 29 Jun 2015 - 21:35 MarkDrake
What I want to get out of law school is a law license so I can become a prosecutor. Before school I had worked full time as a civilian police investigator for a few ...
YashShahIntro 29 Jun 2015 - 21:34 MarkDrake
Personal Introduction It seems that choice and identity are increasingly structured by market processes. But it only seems that way. I want law school to ...
WookJinChungIntro 29 Jun 2015 - 21:33 MarkDrake
Personal Introduction By WookJinChung 29 Jan 2015 I decided to pursue legal education to broaden my understanding of how societies operate and to develop my own ...
TylerCopeIntro 29 Jun 2015 - 21:33 MarkDrake
Personal Introduction By TylerCope 30 Jan 2015 I came to law school because I wanted to learn to be an advocate for those who did not have a voice in the legal ...
TonbaraEkiyorIntro 29 Jun 2015 - 21:32 MarkDrake
Personal Introduction By TonbaraEkiyor 30 Jan 2015 I used to research economic policy in small oil producing developing countries, and make periodic recommendations ...
TomasPalaciosIntro 29 Jun 2015 - 21:30 MarkDrake
Personal Introduction By TomasPalacios 29 Jan 2015 My motivation for getting into Law School came from seeing small part of the law in action. When I was in high ...
ToddDensenIntro 29 Jun 2015 - 21:30 MarkDrake
Personal Introduction By ToddDensen 30 Jan 2015 I came to law school because I was fascinated by the interaction between law, justice, and morality. I primarily ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
NicoGurianIntro 29 Jun 2015 - 21:25 MarkDrake
Personal Introduction By NicoGurian 27 Jan 2015 I want law school to equip me with the skills necessary to remedy the injustices and inequalities I see around ...
NicholasWillinghamIntro 29 Jun 2015 - 21:22 MarkDrake
Personal Introduction By NicholasWillingham 29 Jan 2015 I came to law school to become a lawyer, but another two years of reading appellate decisions will not ...
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 ...
LukeReillyIntro 29 Jun 2015 - 21:20 MarkDrake
Luke Reilly Personal Introduction I want to learn the reasons that legal structures and rules and decisions exist. I want to understand why this or that result happened ...
LeoFarbmanIntro 29 Jun 2015 - 21:19 MarkDrake
Personal Introduction I am that I am. Usually that is someone else's introduction. Why are you using it here? I have a slight disability involving the ...
LaurenPackardIntro 29 Jun 2015 - 21:18 MarkDrake
Personal Introduction By LaurenPackard 28 Jan 2015 I came to law school in search of a more meaningful life. I want an intellectually rigorous and challenging ...
JocelynCazaresIntro 29 Jun 2015 - 21:17 MarkDrake
Personal Introduction By JocelynCazares 29 Jan 2015 From law school I gain the tools, and knowledge I need to pursue my dream. Through the knowledge, practice ...
HenryRossIntro 29 Jun 2015 - 21:17 MarkDrake
Personal Introduction I came to law school because I want my life #8217;s work to generate at least three things: words, fairness, and #8212;to some extent #8212;money ...
HarryParmenterIntro 29 Jun 2015 - 21:12 MarkDrake
Personal Introduction By HarryParmenter 30 Jan 2015 I came to law school for several reasons. One is that I was an English student who had become dissatisfied ...
EliKeeneIntro 29 Jun 2015 - 21:10 MarkDrake
Personal Introduction By EliKeene 29 Jan 2015 I came to law school to learn to solve complex problems. During my time working in international policy, I met two ...
ChrisMendezIntro 29 Jun 2015 - 21:09 MarkDrake
Personal Introduction By ChrisMendez 28 Jan 2015 Why Law School? We live in a very unjust world. I wanted to put myself in a position to play a role in bringing ...
ChaseLaxIntro 29 Jun 2015 - 21:08 MarkDrake
Personal Introduction I #8217;d like to say that I came to law school because I was inspired by my college advisor, Berry, but I never internalized the idea that I ...
CarolineCimaIntro 29 Jun 2015 - 21:07 MarkDrake
I went to CLS because I value the sanctity of intellectual property. I believed there was a need to better compromise between ownership of ideas and dissemination ...
CMcKinneyIntro 29 Jun 2015 - 21:07 MarkDrake
Personal Introduction By CMcKinney 29 Jan 2015 I hope to leave law school with a sharper mind and a broader understanding of diverse viewpoints. Studying the ...
BriannaCummingsIntro 29 Jun 2015 - 21:06 MarkDrake
Personal Introduction By BriannaCummings 29 Jan 2015 I was around 7 when I decided I wanted to be a lawyer. I was inquisitive and loved to argue, especially when ...
AngeloTannuzzoIntro 29 Jun 2015 - 21:03 MarkDrake
Personal Introduction By AngeloTannuzzo 29 Jan 2015 I decided to go to law school because I would like to play a direct and personal role in the criminal justice ...
AlexWeissIntro 29 Jun 2015 - 21:02 MarkDrake
Personal Introduction By AlexWeiss 30 Jan 2015 I want to live a life that's enjoyable. To that end, I want to have a career that I'm passionate about, in which ...
AbdallahSalamIntro 29 Jun 2015 - 21:01 MarkDrake
Personal Introduction Men with guns, men with money, and men with ideology are the ones who wield power in Lebanon. Disillusioned with my country, I chose to pursue ...
WookJinChungFirstEssay 29 Jun 2015 - 20:56 MarkDrake
Next Generation Law Firms. By WookJinChung 18 May 2015 Disruptive force: unhappy lawyers. Innovation disrupts the established order at a fundamental level. Large ...
TylerCopeFirstEssay 29 Jun 2015 - 20:55 MarkDrake
Patent law is a huge problem that faces our society faces. While most people merely accept that patents are a part of our lives, a select group of people are abusing ...
TonbaraEkiyorFirstEssay 29 Jun 2015 - 20:54 MarkDrake
The Superiority of the Do Gooder By TonbaraEkiyor 31 Mar 2015 Introduction Who knows why most people decide to do #8216;good work #8217;? The more important ...
ToddDensenFirstEssay 29 Jun 2015 - 20:54 MarkDrake
Capitalizing on Knowledge and Education By ToddDensen 13 Mar 2015 The Functional Reality of Law School What function does law school play? Is it to educate the ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
NicoGurianFirstEssay 29 Jun 2015 - 20:47 MarkDrake
Scared to be Robinson By NicoGurian 11 Mar 2015 Aversion to the practice Robinson is a smart and successful lawyer, who has managed to create a financially stable ...
NicholasWillinghamFirstEssay 29 Jun 2015 - 20:46 MarkDrake
How Changing Copyright Law Can Have A Positive Effect on Copyright Law Introduction Hip Hop was born not too far from Columbia, in the Bronx. One of the most widely ...
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 ...
LukeReillyFirstEssay 29 Jun 2015 - 20:45 MarkDrake
Death of the Legislative Author By LukeReilly 13 Mar 2015 In his 1968 essay #8220;Death of the Author, #8221; Roland Barthes asked what meaning readers should ...
LeoFarbmanFirstEssay 29 Jun 2015 - 20:44 MarkDrake
With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility By LeoFarbman 05 Mar 2015 Technological Impact on Social Psychology The Internet, paired alongside the smart phone ...
LaurenPackardFirstEssay 29 Jun 2015 - 20:44 MarkDrake
Appropriating Life: Biopiracy as Neocolonialism By LaurenPackard 10 Mar 2015 I. What is biopiracy? The United States Patent and Trademark Office ( #8220;PTO ...
JocelynCazaresFirstEssay 29 Jun 2015 - 20:43 MarkDrake
What voices do you listen to when choosing your path? Voices. Your own. By JocelynCazares 13 Mar 2015 Choices As people we encounter an infinite array of ...
HarryParmenterFirstEssay 29 Jun 2015 - 20:42 MarkDrake
Excepting Expulsion of the SAE Students at the University of Oklahoma Background On March 10, 2015, two members of the University of Oklahoma chapter of the Sigma ...
EliKeeneFirstEssay 29 Jun 2015 - 20:42 MarkDrake
Weighing the Benefits of Regulation By EliKeene 4 May 2015 Cost benefit analysis (CBA) has been the cornerstone of environmental regulatory decision making since ...
ChrisMendezFirstEssay 29 Jun 2015 - 20:07 MarkDrake
Reducing Violence in Chicago By ChrisMendez 13 Mar 2015 I. Rethinking Approaches to Social Control Donald Black argues that law is one form of social control ...
ChaseLaxFirstEssay 29 Jun 2015 - 20:07 MarkDrake
A Law Student Phenotype By ChaseLax 13 Mar 2015 A Familiar Feeling #8220;Risk averse control freaks. #8221; Though I laughed when we were introduced to this ...
CMcKinneyFirstEssay 29 Jun 2015 - 20:06 MarkDrake
Unequal Funding of Public Education and the Conventional Criticism of Affirmative Action By CMcKinney 13 Mar 2015 Arguing against Affirmative Action The Assignments ...
BriannaCummingsFirstEssay 29 Jun 2015 - 20:04 MarkDrake
Can compulsive behavior be stopped with words? (Re Write) By BriannaCummings 15 May 2015 Lawyering As future lawyers we are supposed to be learning how to make ...
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 ...
RobertoRiveraSecondPaper 02 Jun 2015 - 11:28 RobertoRivera2
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AreWeThereYet 05 May 2015 - 18:50 LaurenPackard
http://moglen.law.columbia.edu/twiki/pub/Main/LaurenPackard/AreWeThereYet.JPG are we there yet 12" x 15" magazines, rubber cement, gesso, pen LaurenPackard 05 ...
LawStudentProtests 21 Apr 2015 - 17:29 ChaseLax
In Professor Cleveland #8217;s Civ Pro class, we learned about the effort of the Immigration Clinic at Yale Law, led by Harold Koh, to free Haitian refugees that were ...
ImmigrationLawyer 14 Apr 2015 - 21:09 AbdallahSalam
We discussed the state of immigration lawyers in one of our recent classes (on building a law practice), and so I thought I would share this article I just read in ...
DudleyAndTheWhales 13 Apr 2015 - 20:33 MattBurke
Dudley and the Whales When a different storm rose over a different sea, the frightened sailors cast lots to determine whose god had called it. The lots fell on a groggy ...
FacebookPower 13 Apr 2015 - 20:14 NicoGurian
NicoGurian 13 Apr 2015 Potentially of interest: A recent piece in the Columbia Journalism Review about the troubling impact of Facebook on both journalism and free ...
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 ...
JosephWilliamsSecondPaperRevised 13 Apr 2015 - 02:12 EbenMoglen
Introduction According to the Federal Bureau of Prison #8217;s population report, more than 200,000 inmates are incarcerated in federal correction facilities, which ...
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 ...
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 ...
CannibalismToday 10 Apr 2015 - 21:33 NicoGurian
NicoGurian 10 Apr 2015 So it turns out that the state of Idaho's criminal code (§18 5003) includes a prohibition against cannibalism, which you are guilty of if you ...
AFewArticlesThatMightBeOfInterest 01 Apr 2015 - 01:30 AbdallahSalam
I recently read the below articles that have reminded me of our class discussions, and I thought I would share them in case someone else finds them interesting as ...
ThoughtsOnConLaw 27 Mar 2015 - 23:57 RobertoRivera2
Random Thoughts Inspired By: #8220;Constitutional Equality #8221;, #8220;Affirmative Action #8221;, and The Fiction of #8220;Reverse Racism #8221; We fight ...
WhyTableMannersExist 26 Feb 2015 - 18:37 IsaacLara
Why Do Table Manners Exist? Luke Reilly said in LukeReillyIntro, "I want to learn the reasons that legal structures and rules and decisions exist. I want to understand ...
FirstPaper2013 22 Feb 2015 - 15:32 EbenMoglen
Paper Assignment Not more than 1000 words. Under any circumstances. Formatting Log In. Clicking here: Create First Paper will create a page named FirstPaper2013 ...
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 ...
JustinPurtleFirstPaper 22 Feb 2015 - 15:32 EbenMoglen
Fears of a law student Reasonable Doubt Although I have committed myself to be trained to participate in a profession that has traditionally allowed many to live ...
DanielButrymowiczFirstPaper 22 Feb 2015 - 15:32 EbenMoglen
Ready for grading. Maintaining the Constitution Creed By DanielButrymowicz 12 Feb 2008 Introduction Thurman Arnold argues that constitutions are #8220;fundamental ...
FirstPaperSpring2012 22 Feb 2015 - 15:32 EbenMoglen
Paper Assignment Not more than 1000 words. Under any circumstances. Formatting Log In. Clicking here: Archived will create a page named FirstPaperSpring2012 and ...
CarinaWallance-FirstPaper 22 Feb 2015 - 15:32 EbenMoglen
Paper Title Topic: The Forces that Drive Crack Cocaine Sentencing Reform By CarinaWallance 09 Feb 2008 Who gets punished and how severely is not the product ...
FirstPaper2010 22 Feb 2015 - 15:32 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 ...
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 ...
EllenBrodyAccident 05 Feb 2015 - 18:44 RobertoRivera2
Here are some of the details on the Ellen Brody Accident. It includes more names of the victims. http://www.lohud.com/story/news/transit/2015/02/04/metro north driver ...
FreeCultureFreeFinance 25 Jan 2015 - 14:47 EbenMoglen
I wrote piece in collaboration with some other students at CLS, attempting to synthesize the copyleft approach to cultural production with my own understanding of ...
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 ...
PersonalIntros 25 Jan 2015 - 14:44 EbenMoglen
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LawyerLand 25 Jan 2015 - 14:43 EbenMoglen
Lawrence Joseph, Lawyerland (2000) Used by permission of the author. EbenMoglen 14 Feb 2008 Robinson's Metamorphosis Something Split Cerriere ...
EbenMoglenIntro 25 Jan 2015 - 14:41 EbenMoglen
What I Wanted I went to law school because I wanted to write legal history. became a lawyer, at first, by accident. Later I realized that an effect making justice ...
DanBryan-SecondPaperTALK 14 Jan 2015 - 22:52 IanSullivan
Talk Page: Swindling The Seller? YMMV (Dan Bryan Second Paper) Linking #8220;If you tell me I will find information about "search engines," you shouldn't just send ...
ThirdPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:49 IanSullivan
Paper Assignment Not more than 1000 words. Under any circumstances. Formatting Log In. Clicking here: Create Third Paper will create a page named ThirdPaper2013 ...
TWikiGuestThirdPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
The Lawyering Trade Introduction Lawyering is like being a plumber, sort of. At the beginning of the semester I made a controversial claim: lawyering is a trade ...
ThirdPaper2013 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
Paper Assignment Not more than 1000 words. Under any circumstances. Formatting Log In. Clicking here: Create Third Paper will create a page named ThirdPaper2013 ...
BiyeremOkengwuThirdPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 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 ...
YoungKimThirdPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
Legal Realism and the Criminal Code By YoungKim 29 May 2009 The American penal code has been hailed as a model of objective fairness, projecting consistency across ...
WyattLittlesSecondPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
Occupying the Grey Space By WyattLittles 09 Apr 2013 Where We've Been and Where We're Going Our pasts lay the foundation for our future. Having hit the ovarian ...
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 ...
TamaraOSecondPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
"Rape is bullshit," said Nick. "Everyone says all these girls are getting raped all the time, but I don't think it's true. Like, if both people are drunk, they're ...
LilyVoSecondPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
Guarding the Guards I began college at the University of Texas during the height of the 2008 Financial Crisis. After reading about how the collapse of the previously ...
LilyVoSecondPaperEdited 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
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 ...
XochitlRodriguezSecondPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
CALIFORNIA'S COMMUNITY COLLEGE CRISIS THE PROBLEM The public education system in California is among the lowest ranking in the nation. One of the many symptoms of ...
ChristinaObiajuluFirstPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
I removed the other drafts of this and other essays. We are concentrating here on one text. He stood there in his navy blue, and well tailored suit. A carefully ...
JacksonAlbertsSecondPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
Some Bad Men Just Are By JacksonAlberts 06 Apr 2013 An imaginative writer can contemplate scenarios as far removed from his own existence as human experiences ...
LeylaHadiSecondPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
The Many By LeylaHadi 08 Apr 2013 Denial of the Many During my third year at Cornell, a string of sensationalized suicides occurred on campus; notably, the ...
AlexandriaSchumacherSecondPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
Introduction "Skin color remains a vital part of private, perhaps subconscious, classification by citizens and public officials alike . . . it is deeply implicated ...
JocelynGreerSecondPaperDraft2 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
What's on Your Mind? By JocelynGreer Introduction Since beginning to study law, I #8217;ve been struck by how unfair our nation #8217;s policies are and, on top ...
HeewonKimSecondPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
Outline I. How I learned to give a shit about things in life II. How law school has affected my thinking III. I like to read IV. My worries over how my background ...
BrianHoovenSecondPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
Skill, Power, Fulfillment Introduction #8220;Power, skill, and fulfillment. #8221; Ever since my last minute transition from medicine into law, I have known that ...
ChrisCrismanCoxSecondPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
Expressive Manipulation of Copyrighted Media: End Product Analysis vs. Component Analysis Background and Purpose of the Paper Increasingly, artists chose to manipulate ...
ChristinaObiajuluSecondPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
I added some paragraphing. The text is still not clearly organized, but paragraphing helps. #8220;A na ekwu ekwu a ga ahu, #8221; said my teacher, as I ...
BiyeremOkengwuSecondPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
The Ranking Sham The human condition, in my opinion, is the desire to differentiate ourselves from our peers; the desire to be just a tad bit better than the Jones ...
ElizabethEncinasSecondPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
The #8220;M #8221; word: Morality and the Law In Lawrence v. Texas (2002) Why isn't this a link? Surely you can help your reader find the case you're talking ...
JeremyChangSecondPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
How the law school experience changed me By JeremyChang 08 Apr 2013 If someone asks me why I came to law school, I would not have a good answer. After a year in ...
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. ...
FrancisWhiteSecondPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
Originalism, Brown v. Board, and Constitutional Repeal and Re Enactment Introduction Originalism purports to be a method of interpretation dictating that the Constitution ...
JulianAzranSecondPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
Changing the Dialogue on Social Welfare By JulianAzran 21 June 2013 My grandfather is undoubtedly my single most important role model, but there is one topic we ...
ElieTSecondPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
The Injustice of the Felony Murder Rule The felony murder rule allows prosecutors to charge felons with any death that occurs during the commission of a ...
JulieParetSecondPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
The Kind of Lawyer I Want To Be By JulieParet 19 Apr 2013 Phase I: Good Fortune I never had dreams of working at a top law firm, or even of attending a top law ...
ChristopherWildsSecondPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
NEGATIVE INCENTIVES INVOLVED IN GOVERNMENT SPONSORED "SNITCHING" INTRO Informants offer substantial information as #8220;credible sources #8221; to aid authorities ...
JessicaRogersIntro 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
I went to Columbia undergraduate because I loved the vitality of NYC. I wanted to stay for law school for the same reason. I was always attracted to the study of law ...
WyattLittlesIntro 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
My name is Wyatt Littles, and I #8217;m from Dallas Texas. I chose to come to law school for two reasons. First, I think the type of work I enjoyed doing while in ...
TatsuyaSagawaIntro 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
Before coming to CLS, I engaged in intellectual property law in Sony. Through the opportunities to be involed in American law related matters during that time, I ...
JulianAzranIntro 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
Personal Introduction By JulianAzran 26 Jan 2013
JocelynGreerIntro 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
My decision at a young age to become a lawyer was chiefly a product of my viewership of endless hours of Law and Order: Special Victims Unit. Thus, my career choice ...
LeylaHadiIntro 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
I grew up in Pakistan, and moved to the States when I was 18 for college. I don #8217;t have a solid answer regarding why I chose to apply to law school: it was a ...
TamaraOIntro 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
Before law school, I was a copy editor at a legal reference book publisher in Houston. I figured if I still thought law was interesting after working there, I should ...
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 ...
JulieParetIntro 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
I grew up in a family of doctors and aspiring medical professionals, and was consequently surrounded by never ending chatter involving the ins and outs of the health ...
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 ...
JeremyChangIntro 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
Personal Introduction My name is Jeremy and I come from South Korea. I studied business as an undergrad, and served in the military for two years as a journalist for ...
KurtLynIntro 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
Hi. I am from Houston, Texas. Personal Introduction By KurtLyn 30 Jan 2013
LilyVoIntro 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
Personal Introduction My name is Lily Vo. I spent most of my life in Austin, TX and attended college at the University of Texas, where I studied economics. Between ...
YaNIntro 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
Personal Introduction Before law school, I studied philosophy and creative writing in a suburb off the capital of the Midwest. I came to law school as a risk averse ...
XochitlRodriguezIntro 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
Personal Introduction I came to law school looking for a career, one that would both challenge me and effect positive social change in some way. I thought law school ...
AndrewNelsonIntro 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
Personal Introduction First year law student at Columbia. Graduated March 2012 from UC Davis with a degree in Economics. I grew up mostly in the Capitol of California ...
BrianHoovenIntro 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
My name is Brian, and I was born in Cincinnati. I was originally drawn to law school by an interest in criminal law, an interest prompted by my study of philosophy ...
BiyeremOkengwuIntro 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
I was a political prisoner while in my home country, Nigeria. If that sob story doesn #8217;t make one want to be a lawyer and gather the skills necessary to attack ...
ChristopherWildsIntro 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
I was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. I completed undergrad at Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland. I am a fan of NBA basketball, especially the ...
ElieTIntro 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
Hello. I grew up in Los Angeles thinking I wanted to become a sports agent, and spent some time exploring that goal in college. I am not sure if that is what I want ...
JacksonAlbertsIntro 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
I already did this, but I didn't save it properly I suppose. Technology is what makes me most uncomfortable in this class. I know the world is changing, and worry ...
FrancisWhiteIntro 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
My name is Francis White. I #8217;m from Indianapolis, Indiana, and went to college at Indiana University Bloomington. After undergrad I spent a year working in local ...
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 ...
ChristinaObiajuluIntro 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
I went to law school because I wanted power, i.e., the ability to make a difference, and law school seemed to be a traditional path one would go down to do that. In ...
EricaSenatIntro 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
My name is Erica Senat. I am 22 and hail from Long Island, New York. I have known that I wanted to be a lawyer from a very young age and came to law school right after ...
AnaVarelaIntro 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
My name is Ana Carolina Varela, but you can call me Caro. I was born and raised in Miami, FL. The likelihood that I would become a lawyer was apparent to virtually ...
AdrianNtwatwaIntro 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
I was born and raised in Kampala, Uganda. I moved to the United States in 2006, and somewhere along the road I decided to become a lawyer. Part of it was just my mother ...
ElizabethEncinasIntro 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
Elizabeth Encinas , 27 years old, from Trinidad and Tobago. I graduated from Columbia College in 2008 with a B.A in Political Science. In the years between undergrad ...
AilsaChauIntro 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
Personal Introduction By AilsaChau 29 Jan 2013 I was a typical undergraduate student prior to coming to law school. At my alma mater, the University of Toronto ...
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 ...
WyattLittlesFirstPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:15 IanSullivan
Vested Interests and the Perpetuation of American Aristocracy: Capitalism, the Courts, and Criminal Justice Capitalism and It's Consequences The criminal justice ...
AllieSFirstPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:15 IanSullivan
#8220;To Be a Lawyer in My Own Estimation is the Key to Happiness #8221; I Want to be a Happy Lawyer Aristotle said, #8220;Happiness is the meaning and the purpose ...
JulianAzranFirstPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:15 IanSullivan
A Renaissance: Enabling the Meta Culture By JulianAzran 21 June 2013 Prior to the invention of the printing press, the Catholic Church exerted de facto control ...
LeylaHadiFirstPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:15 IanSullivan
Finding My Way Through the Rigidly Ridiculous System By Leyla Hadi 25 Feb 2013 What I Want My career isn't the most important thing to me. I don't want it to ...
JocelynGreerFirstPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:15 IanSullivan
Which Path of the Law? By JocelynGreer 8 April 2013 Introduction When I think about what kind of lawyer I want to be, the decision to dedicate my career to fighting ...
YoungKimFirstPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:15 IanSullivan
The Illusion of Diversity and the Role of the Ethnic Interest Group By YoungKim 15 Apr 2009 Driven by ranking methodologies that score schools based on the amount ...
JeremyChangFirstPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:15 IanSullivan
First Paper By JeremyChang 26 Feb 2013 What is Legal Creativity? What is legal creativity? It can be thought of as the ability to come up with new ways of solving ...
ElizabethEncinasFirstPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:15 IanSullivan
It #8217;s never sat well with me being categorized as one of #8220;The privileged #8221; simply because I #8217;ve had access to tertiary education. I #8217;ve always ...
AnaVarelaFirstPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:15 IanSullivan
The Future? By AnaVarela 25 Feb 2013 What does it look like? The problems of the current system are myriad, and we have heard them enough in class and seen ...
LilyVoFirstPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:15 IanSullivan
My Dreams and Columbia #8220;Columbia Law is where dreams die. #8221; That was what Donna, an NYU Law student, told me when she was attempting to dissuade me from ...
HollyStubbsFirstPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:15 IanSullivan
Dear Eben, Please disregard my previous second draft as it did not say what I meant. I have been thinking about and struggling with the ideas expressed here and it ...
FrancisWhiteFirstPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:15 IanSullivan
This is a revision corrected to link to publicly available sources. For Eben #8217;s comments, see the previous version. On Creative Lawyering Introduction As Eben ...
ChristopherWildsFirstPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:15 IanSullivan
DRIVER'S SEAT (Second Draft of First Paper) By ChristopherWilds 8 Apr 2013 WHAT KIND OF LAWYER I WANT TO BE I want to have a positive impact on my community, ...
EldonWrightFirstPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:15 IanSullivan
Trust Yourself By EldonWright 18 April 2009 Look Inward Students should not become so concerned with the first steps of their legal career trajectory that they ...
BrianHoovenFirstPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:15 IanSullivan
The Price of Justice By BrianHooven 25 Feb 2013 The problem with justice is that it costs money. When people can #8217;t afford to pay, society tries to do it ...
JulieParetFirstPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:15 IanSullivan
The Death Penalty: A Connecticut Case Study By JulieParet 25 Feb 2013 Home Invasion My hometown of Cheshire, CT, where I return every Thanksgiving and ...
XochitlRodriguezFirstPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:15 IanSullivan
What Type of Lawyer I'm Becoming, and Taking Steps... By XochitlRodriguez 8 April 2013 THE IDEAL As a lawyer, I see myself as someone who is independent and ...
ElieTFirstPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:15 IanSullivan
The Lawyer I Want to Be: Adding a Commitment to Social Justice to My Practice The opportunities and successes that brought me to Columbia were largely a ...
TamaraOFirstPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:15 IanSullivan
I come from a family full of lawyers. Both my parents went to law school (my dad dropped out), and of my ten aunts and uncles, five are legal professionals. My mother ...
AilsaChauFirstPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:15 IanSullivan
Paper Title A better title could be found, perhaps.... By AilsaChau Introduction I am currently a law student. I am going to become a lawyer. But ...
HeewonKimFirstPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:15 IanSullivan
Sleep need 9 hrs law firms talking about wanting to find someone you want w/ you while closing a deal at 3am. the fuck? Fears fear of becoming a corporate minion ...
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 ...
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 ...
JessicaRogersFirstPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:15 IanSullivan
Use the Law School Experience More Broadly The premise of this paper is that the disciplined and Socratic thought process, along with the advocacy skills learned ...
AndrewNelsonFirstPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:15 IanSullivan
Adapt or Perish By AndrewNelson #8211; 21 June 2013 The legal institution is now in a period of rapid change. In the coming years, more elite lawyers will be eschewing ...
BiyeremOkengwuFirstPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:15 IanSullivan
The Jekyll and Hyde Components of the Legal Profession Our justice system depends on the functional training of future lawyers in law schools across the country. ...
CamilleRanadiveFirstPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:15 IanSullivan
Legal Thoughts on Operation Streamline In 2005 the Department of Justice enacted Operation Streamline, and began treating undocumented entrants as felons. Operation ...
AdrianNtwatwaFirstPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:15 IanSullivan
I have wanted to be a lawyer for a long time. The story of how I came to that realization is a cute one: Harry Potter features prominently, my mother is another main ...
TaylorMcGowan-TheCulpabilityOfTheMiddleClass 14 Jan 2015 - 22:12 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 ...
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 ...
NYTimesMagazineArticle 14 Jan 2015 - 22:06 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 ...
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 ...
TragedyOfTheANTI-COMMONSOfLawyers 14 Jan 2015 - 22:05 IanSullivan
As i took a 6 hour train to upstate new york this weekend, I had a lot of time to ponder my property readings from this semester. Then, I had an idea which I immediately ...
JamieGottliebFirstPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:03 IanSullivan
Community, Class and the Estate Tax Economically Perverse Opposite to the Estate Tax: A Conventional Account I think you meant "Opposition," but it's hard ...
AndrewCaseSecondPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:03 IanSullivan
(as I wrote in my comments to the comments on my first pass at this, I think the error of writing a response rather than revising was more grievous than whatever faults ...
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 ...
AaronShepardSecondPaperAttempt 14 Jan 2015 - 22:03 IanSullivan
UchennaIbekwe 20 Apr 2009 On the Grade Reform Debate By AaronShepard 04 Mar 2009 Would changing the grade curve reduce stress, and increase communal willingness ...
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 ...
AjKhandakerSecondPaper 13 Apr 2014 - 11:39 AjKhandaker
AjKhandakerFirstPaper 13 Apr 2014 - 11:39 AjKhandaker
DeepThoughts 13 Apr 2014 - 11:39 AjKhandaker
LilyVoFirstPaperEdit 22 Jul 2013 - 14:24 LilyVo
My Dreams and Columbia #8220;Columbia Law is where dreams die. #8221; That was what Donna, a NYU Law student, told me when she was attempting to dissuade me from ...
JocelynGreerPaper2 16 Jun 2013 - 13:43 EbenMoglen
What's on Your Mind? By JocelynGreer 8 April 2013 Introduction Since beginning to study law, I #8217;ve been confronted with how unfair our nation #8217;s policies ...
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 ...
YvetteFerrerIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Personal Introduction I grew up in Dallas before moving to Los Angeles to attend college at the University of Southern California. I double majored in political science ...
ZeHailuIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Personal Introduction My name is Ze Emanuel Hailu. My parents met while my mother was a Peace Corps volunteer in Ethiopia. I was born and grew up in the Washington ...
WilliamDavidWilliamsIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
I want the best of what the world has to offer. It therefore frustrates me that we have not been trained better in law school classes thus far. Maybe my best decision ...
XavierSanchezIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
I think things work better when more people participate. Institutions wither when people think that there should be a few people who are participants and the rest ...
ZeHailuFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
THE POLITICS OF IMMIGRATION By ZeHailu 14 May 2012 Although the current debate over #8220;illegal immigration #8221; in America is often ostensibly portrayed ...
YvetteFerrerFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Teen Court By YvetteFerrer 16 Feb 2012. Edited 29 April 2012 I would like to hear your comments and have a chance to edit this again. Thank you Memory In high ...
WilliamDavidWilliamsFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Angel Eyes By WilliamDavidWilliams 24 Apr 2012 Introduction The United States #8217; pledge of allegiance proclaims #8220;with liberty and justice for all. ...
XavierSanchezFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Doing Justice By XavierSanchez 16 Feb 2012 Doing Justice Justice is something we do. The idea of absolute justice being within human capacity is a claim that ...
VanWheelFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
A Story About Fear By VanWheel 16 Feb 2012 The Story I was walking home one night when I heard screaming. It was dark, probably later than I should have been ...
TylerConwayFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Moving Backwards on the Path to Law In his lecture, The Path to Law, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. combats the view that law is simply "a system of reason that is a deduction ...
TylerConwayIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
I was an English major (creative writing) at Fairfield University. I was out of college four years before starting at Columbia. I worked mostly as a federal consultant ...
TomaLivshizIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Toma's Introduction! I was born in Russia, but have spent my whole life in Michigan. While I am not a comrade, I can rock a solid Russian accent when asked. Vestiges ...
VanWheelIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
How I Decided To Go To Law School Almost everyone in my immediate family went to law school, and I was quite certain that I didn #8217;t want to because I needed to ...
TomaLivshizFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
How I Learned to Stop Worry and Accept that Law is a Weak Form of Social Control By TomaLivshiz 16 Feb 2012 #8220;Legislation is powerless to eradicate racial ...
TiffanyKIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
I grew up in New York, but sometimes I get tired of the do or die mentality. I'm not a fan of the morning commute, but I do appreciate a 24/7 public transportation ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
RumbidzaiMaweniIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
PrashantRaiIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
As for me, all I know is that I know nothing. Socrates By PrashantRai 18 Jan 2012
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
NithinKumarIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
I'm Nithin and I'm from California. I've wanted to be a lawyer my whole life, but now I'm afraid this class is about to take a real life wrecking ball to the castles ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
NithinKumarFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
A Working Relationship By NithinKumar Lawyers manage a range of professional relationships with fellow attorneys, clients, judges and a variety of other people ...
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 ...
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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
LizzieGomezIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
When people first meet me, I can come off as the shy or acquiescent type. To that, all I #8217;ll say is that once my long time career mentor gave me a t shirt with ...
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 ...
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 ...
LissetteDuranIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Getting There I am a beneficiary of pipelines created long before me. Although the trip from my native Washington Heights to CLS seems short, I can assure you that ...
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 ...
LindaMuzereIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
I was never very inspired in college. My plan was to graduate with a degree in economics and live the exciting life that I had always imagined for my early 20s. ...
LizzieGomezFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
A Note on Self Deportation By LizzieGomez 15 Feb 2012 A few months ago, Romney presented his solution to our broken immigration policies at a debate in Tampa. ...
LissetteDuranFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Contributing Member of Society By LissetteDuran 16 Feb 2012 I have lived in a one bedroom apartment with four other people. I have fallen asleep to the gentle ...
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 ...
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 ...
LindaMuzereFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Competing Legal Magic By LindaMuzere 17 Feb 2012 21 May 2012 Introduction Last year was an unusual year; my family celebrated Independence Day on July 9th ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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