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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 ...
AngelNwachukwuFirstEssay 22 Jun 2017 - 03:03 AngelNwachukwu
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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 ...
TWikiGuestSecondEssay 15 Jun 2017 - 20:01 DavidManadom
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 ...
SamMatthewsSecondEssay 08 Jun 2017 - 03:40 SamMatthews
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 ...
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 ...
TiffanyYoungSecondEssay 08 Jun 2017 - 02:59 TiffanyYoung
A Good Lawyer By TiffanyYoung 07 Jun 2017 Legal Education vs. Legal Practice What drew me to law school was not the promise of a legal career, but law school ...
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 ...
TyCarletonSecondPaper2013 07 Jun 2017 - 23:58 TyCarleton
Lessons in Self Deception By TyCarleton 07 Jun 2017 Unrecognized Burdens I first became a vegetarian at the age of 5. I recall the dinner #8212;chicken. The ...
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 ...
DanielRosenfeldSecondEssay 07 Jun 2017 - 12:43 DanielRosenfeld
Goals for the Last Two Years of Law School By DanielRosenfeld 07 Jun 2017 Before I entered law school, three years seemed like forever. After 1L, I now know the ...
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 ...
MitchellHokansonFirstEssay 31 May 2017 - 21:29 MitchellHokanson
Dishonest Work By MitchellHokanson 10 Mar 2017 Construction When I worked construction, nobody ever questioned my morals. I was just a man in dusty jeans and ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
JustinMaffettSecondEssay 16 May 2017 - 00:28 JustinMaffett
After a year of law school, I have come to five conclusions regarding the sort of lawyer I want to be: (1) I actually want to be a layer; (2) I do not want to be a ...
WebHome 11 May 2017 - 16:01 EbenMoglen
Law in Contemporary Society Professor Eben Moglen Columbia Law School, Spring 2017 Comments on your first essay have been posted. Almost everyone should revise ...
SecondEssay 11 May 2017 - 15:56 EbenMoglen
Essay Assignment This essay will be written in one draft. Revisions are always welcome, but no revising is required. The due date is June 7. Your essay should address ...
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 ...
OkontaPFirstEssay 05 Jun 2016 - 21:54 EbenMoglen
Selling People for Profit: The Rise of the Prison Industrial Complex By OkontaP 19 Feb 2016 1. Books for the Blind (more skilled than your average Joe) 2. Lingerie ...
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 ...
FirstEssay 25 Feb 2015 - 14:20 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
TWikiGuestIntro 05 Feb 2015 - 20:36 CarolineCima
I went to law school because I value the sanctity of intellectual property. I believed there was a genuine need to better compromise between ownership of ideas and ...
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 ...
HeewonKimIntro 04 Feb 2015 - 16:27 EbenMoglen
My name is Heewon Kim and I hail from Fairfax, VA, a suburb of Washington, DC. My high school boyfriend's dad used to be a CIA agent. I was surprised to learn that ...
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 ...
PersonalIntro 14 Jan 2015 - 22:24 IanSullivan
How to Write Your Personal Introduction Not more than 100 words. Under any circumstances. Formatting Log In. Clicking here: Create Intro will create a page named ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
LilyVoSecondPaperEdited 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
KurtLynIntro 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
Hi. I am from Houston, Texas. Personal Introduction By KurtLyn 30 Jan 2013
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
CamilleRanadiveIntro 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
My name is Camille Ranadive (pronounced Runned away) and I am from Baltimore, MD (GO RAVENS!), although I was born in Flint, MI and lived there until I was 13. I decided ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
JosephAveryFirstPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:03 IanSullivan
Distinguishing In this course, we have encountered a recurring proposition: that we should seek meaningful work in addition to adequate compensation. I have, at ...
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 ...
RonMazorSecondPaper 28 Aug 2014 - 17:39 RonMazor
The Dao of Not Knowing By Ron Mazor Long Version Short (Edited) Version (Video being utilized for academic purposes, with the intention of fair use.) Introduction ...
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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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