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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 ...
HadarDouekSecondEssay 19 Jul 2021 - 15:06 HadarDouek
(Draft #2) Maintaining selfhood on the lawyering journey A common theme throughout much of our discourse this semester is that good lawyering requires a strong sense ...
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 ...
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
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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 ...
JoeBrunerSecondEssay 20 Nov 2020 - 20:07 JoeBruner
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
JakeGlendenningFirstEssay 28 Feb 2020 - 15:58 JakeGlendenning
Creativity Within Limits By JakeGlendenning 28 Feb 2020 Introduction In this essay, I #8217;ll start by asking the question of why it is important to be creative ...
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 ...
RachelSellerFirstEssay 28 Feb 2020 - 11:08 RachelSeller
Living in the Civil Military Divide By RachelSeller 27 Feb 2020 After the killing of Qasem Soleimani and the associated increase in tensions between the United ...
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 ...
MonaMosaviFirstEssay 27 Feb 2020 - 15:59 MonaMosavi
Hegemony of Silence I have always had a problem with silence. On my first report card, my teacher said, #8220;Mona is a great student, but she talks too much in ...
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 Menu® 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 ...
HilaryRosenthalSecondEssay 18 Sep 2017 - 22:51 HilaryRosenthal
A Heart of The Clash with a Soul of Stan Getz: Learning How to #8220;Resist #8221; As a Way to Identify Who I am and What Sort of Lawyer I Want to be After a Year ...
CharlesSucherFirstEssay 18 Jul 2017 - 23:35 CharlesSucher
Justice as Transfiguration of Trauma By CharlesSucher 29 May 2017 #8220;But can the musician by his art make men unmusical? . . . And can the just by justice ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
FirstPaper2010 22 Feb 2015 - 15:32 EbenMoglen
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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
LilyVoSecondPaperEdited 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
KurtLynIntro 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
Hi. I am from Houston, Texas. Personal Introduction By KurtLyn 30 Jan 2013
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
JulianAzranIntro 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
Personal Introduction By JulianAzran 26 Jan 2013
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
AjKhandakerSecondPaper 13 Apr 2014 - 11:39 AjKhandaker
AjKhandakerFirstPaper 13 Apr 2014 - 11:39 AjKhandaker
DeepThoughts 13 Apr 2014 - 11:39 AjKhandaker
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
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 ...
RumbidzaiMaweniIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
PrashantRaiIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
As for me, all I know is that I know nothing. Socrates By PrashantRai 18 Jan 2012
PatrickOConnorFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
By the Time I Graduate, the Government Will Have Spent More Money Keeping My Brother Locked Up Than They Will Have Leant to Me to Pay for Law School By PatrickOConnor ...
PatrickOConnorIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Personal Introduction I spent last year working as a ski instructor in Vail, Colorado. That experience was essentially the polar opposite of the first year of law ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
MichelleLuoFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
KippMuellerFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
John Brown 2012 By KippMueller 16 Feb 2012 The World We Live In I'm very insecure about my conscious indifference to the matrix we live in. To see it play out ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
KieranCoeFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Who Controls Dissemination of Information? Introduction The past two decades have borne witness to an increase in public access to mobile digital video recording ...
KhurramDaraIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
I'm Khurram. I came to Columbia because I want to work as a corporate lawyer in a New York law firm. I really enjoy discussing election politics. When I'm older, I ...
KhurramDaraFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Using Law and Social Control to Improve Islam's Image in America By KhurramDara 15 Feb 2012 When the Park51 project, commonly referred to as the "Ground Zero Mosque ...
KensingNgIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Personal Introduction It appears that http://emoglen.law.columbia.edu/twiki/bin/view/Main/KensingNg is not the right place to put my intro. I shall shift it to here ...
KatySkaggsIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
I'm Katy, and I #8217;m three years out of college. For a year I lived in New Zealand, where my mum is from and I #8217;m a citizen, and where I plan to return for ...
KimberHargroveFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
C Major By KimberHargrove 16 Feb 2012 What does creative legal thinking mean? Thinking creatively in a legal context can obviously mean a lot of things, but here ...
KatySkaggsFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
As I can now see clearly, the first draft of this paper was an exercise in attempting to meet a conclusion I already held as truth. For obvious reasons, that failed ...
KatherineMackeyIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
I don't know myself very well, and I hope that this class will help me discover what I want and how to get it. I read a lot and I try to alternate between fiction ...
JuliaCataniaIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
The most influential class I took in college was called U.S. and Mexican borders. This class taught me to think critically about institutional power and the masses ...
JoshuaDivineIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
I #8217;m Josh Divine, an overly devoted St. Louisan and Snyder #8217;s pretzel devotee. I lived near downtown St. Louis until college, which brought me to Tulsa ...
KensingNgFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Legal Decision Making The Role of Legal Principles Many classes in law school (although not all) rest at least partially on the idea that judges decide law based ...
KatherineMackeyFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
A Lawyer's Competing Obligations By KatherineMackey 09 July 2012 The Problem A few weeks ago I had a slow day at my internship #8212;I #8217;m working at a U ...
JonathanBriceIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Having lived in a lawless country (Haiti in the 90's), I grew to appreciate the importance of America #8217;s legal system. Choosing to pursue a legal career upon ...
JosephItkisIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Personal Introduction Hi! My name's Joe. I'm obsessed with sports and love all Boston area teams. I never really "wanted to be a lawyer" #8211; I didn't really know ...
JuliaCataniaFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Rebirth of an Ideal Law school the reality I came to law school to be become a knowledgeable and efficient instrument of change. Not necessarily grand social ...
JohnBarkerIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
I'm John and I'm from Boston. I like pretty much all sports, both playing and watching. I've always wanted to be a lawyer (after giving up my pitching dreams) but ...
JieunPaikIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Personal Introduction By JieunPaik 19 Jan 2012 I like the idea of learning about the law from non legal practitioners #8217; perspectives, such as those of an ...
JoshuaDivineFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Forgetting Realism I spent some time studying Holmes and Frank in college and entered this first year with realist thought in the back of my mind. I was anxious to ...
JenniferDoxeyIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Personal Introduction I'm a California Mormon. Family of nine. Growing up with six siblings gives you a pretty good preference for justice and the rule of law. I came ...
JonathanBriceFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
The Path Much Traveled By JonathanBrice 16 Feb 2012 The Firm as a Vehicle for Self Fulfillment To me, success can easily be defined by the phrase: #8220;I want ...
JosephItkisFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Eben's Teaching Style Eben #8217;s teaching method and professor student interaction style differs drastically from anything most, if not all of us, have ever experienced ...
JessicaWirthIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
I find it immensely difficult to describe myself without using the stand in social currency of where I went to school, grew up, and claim to want to do with my life ...
JieunPaikFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Limiting the Subjective By JieunPaik 16 Feb 2012 Law as a Science In Courts on Trial: Myth and Reality in American Justice, Jerome Frank writes about the subjective ...
JenniferAndersonIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
I was born and raised in Los Angeles. I decided to leave the warmth of my home and strive for more personal and intellectual independence in the northeast at Brown ...
JohnBarkerFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Challenging the scientific quality of the law By JohnBarker 16 Feb 2012 Introduction By looking at the law as a science in a way that attempts to remove one's ...
JessicaWirthFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
By JessicaWirth 16 Apr 2012 I've Seen the Other (White) Shoe Drop In December, 2008, my brother, then in his 3L year at another New York law school, got a terse ...
JaredMillerIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Personal Introduction In one respect, how people see me and how I see myself couldn #8217;t diverge more wildly. When people learn of the things I #8217;ve done since ...
JasonPykeIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
I grew up in Tobago. I moved to the US for college, intending to move back right after graduation, but I never did. I still can #8217;t pinpoint the moment I ...
JenniferAndersonFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Time Waits for Nothing Entering a profession where time is both literally and figuratively of the essence, I have realized that how much success I achieve in my life ...
JamesCrowleyIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Personal Introduction I'm James. I grew up and went to college in Rhode Island where I studied politics, philosophy and history. I came to law school partially because ...
IanFisherIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Personal Introduction I'm Ian. My name's pronounced like eye in but I don't mind when people say it differently. I'm from the suburbs of Chicago and went to school ...
JenniferDoxeyFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Also On Bullshit By JenniferDoxey 14 Feb 2012 What It Is An expert on the subject (Frankfurt, following Cohen and Frank) said that the essential thing about bullshit ...
JacquelineRiosIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Personal Introduction I am an idealist. I came to law school to advance social justice. I realize it's an imperfect mechanism, but it's the one I've chosen to address ...
JaredMillerFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
The Power of Law: The Problems of the Freedom to Assemble By Main.JaredMiller 16 Feb 2012 At 1 a.m. on November 15, hundreds of New York Police Department ...
HarryKhannaIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
My name is Harry, and I am an engineer from San Francisco. I like to dance. By HarryKhanna 17 Jan 2012
HelenZhuIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Personal Introduction On good days, I believe three impossible things before breakfast. On better days, things that I don't know I don't know find me. I've lived in ...
JacquelineRiosFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
The Violence Against (Some) Women Act Creating Options Marianna was only 33, but years of abuse made her look much older. I sat and listened to her story, stopping ...
ElizabethSullivanIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Personal Introduction Hi, I'm Lizzie. I fight vehemently for what I believe in. A lot of the time, I'm not sure I believe in anything, so I find myself fighting seemingly ...
EdiRumanoIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Personal Introduction I'm Edi. I was born in Albania, grew up in Colorado, and went to college in Pennsylvania. I like natural and social science, literature, math ...
JamesCrowleyFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Government, the Thinking Man, and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act JamesCrowley 16 Feb 2012 Introduction In the introductory chapter of The Folklore ...
ElviraKrasIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Personal Introduction My name is Elvira, pronounced Elveera. I came to law school because that is the prerequisite for a JD. I am interested in learning ...
JanePetersenFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Navigating the Path of the Law According to Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., the task of the lawyer #8211; the good lawyer, at least #8211; is to predict. Accurate prediction ...
DayoOshilajaIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Nigerian. American. Black. Woman. New Jerseyan. Dukie. Columbia Law School. At the intersection of all these identities is me, Dayo Mariam Oshilaja. My goal is to ...
GechiNzewiFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Activists and Attorneys NOTE: This is the first installation of an idea that I will finish in my second essay. "Installation" meant "installment." You can ...
DavidFrydmanIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
My name is David Frydman, I hail from Dayton, Ohio, and made my way to NYC via Chicago. I am definitely a product of the Midwest in my tastes, morals, and general ...
DavidHirschIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Personal Introduction David Hirsch I grew up in in Oak Park, Illinois, a Western suburb of Chicago. I went to college in Minnesota and stuck around for two years ...
HelenZhuFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
The Comfort of Homogeneity Reality is subject to human perception Justice Holmes said, #8220;certainty generally is illusion and repose is not the destiny of man ...
ElviraKrasFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
I was a freshman when I first became involved with the Chaudhry case. Olu Orange, my mock trial coach and an attorney in Los Angeles, knew I spoke Russian. When he ...
CrystalVenningIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Personal Introduction I have this notion that I can do something meaningful with a law degree. By studying rules, procedures, and ideas I can better solve problems ...
DanielKetaniIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
I came to law school because I thought the law was interesting and that it would be a good career. I think that thinking one can change the world is a form of narcissism ...
DanielKenkelIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Hello I am Daniel or Dan or whatever you like, it doesn't much matter to me. There is no one reason I came to law school, and many of my reasons are what are generally ...
DanielChungIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Personal Introduction Before I attended law school, I taught English to high school and middle school students in the San Francisco Bay Area. As I've told my students ...
ElizabethSullivanFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Pedagogy of the Oppressed "Education either functions as an instrument which is used to facilitate integration of the younger generation into the logic of the present ...
CourtneyDoakIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Personal Introduction I worked in finance after college. My job was lucrative; I loved my managers and my mentors. Material comfort and meaningful relationships were ...
CarlaChowIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Personal Introduction Hello! My name is Carla. I #8217;m from San Juan, Puerto Rico and currently wish it were about forty degrees warmer. Ever since I was a little ...
DayoOshilajaFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
What do Commercials, the Idiot Box and Law School have in Common? Law a Weak Form of Social Control Insecurity Television: The Idiot Box Television Commercials Law ...
EdiRumanoFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Law, Morality, Trust, and their Limits By EdiRumano 16 Feb 2012 This paper is an exploration of the benefits and challenges of reductionist economic thinking, ...
CarlJohnsonIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
I come from a family of artists, but I don #8217;t claim to be one. However, while I haven't produced my own art since sculpting a miniature lion in sixth grade (randomly ...
DavidHirschFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Legal Magic and Jury Instructions Democracy I agree that I owe some engagement with the idea that in a democracy, ordinary people from all walks of life should have ...
DavidFrydmanFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Morality and the Law: Duty to Rescue Statutes in American Jurisprudence By DavidFrydman 14 Feb 2012 The Bystander Effect Duty to Rescue Statutes The Effect ...
CameronLewisIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Personal Introduction I am Cameron and I read everyone else's personal intros before writing mine. I began life in Indonesia, but don't have the stories to back it ...
CalebGreigIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
My name is Caleb and I'm a New Zealander, however 6 months from now I will likely be an American. I play water polo, love watching rugby, and have recently become ...
DanielKetaniFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Symbolism, Politics, and the Future By DanielKetani 16 Feb 2012 Politics and polytheism Thurman Arnold in #8220;The Folklore of Capitalism #8221; asserts that ...
DanielChungFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Career Lessons from Jeremy Lin By DanielChung 3 May 2012 One of the most important lessons Eben has taught me this semester is that I should build a #8220;practice ...
YvetteFerrerSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Imperfections and Dystopia By YvetteFerrer 22 May 2012 Intro Throughout the semester, we have discussed the ways that structures handed down to us impede our ...
ZeHailuSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
KNOWING EXACTLY WHAT YOU WANT, AND EXACTLY HOW TO GET IT By ZeHailu 14 May 2012 During the course of the semester, I #8217;ve reflected a lot on the insight Thurgood ...
BenjaminHowardIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
I grew up in Los Angeles, but most people I meet seem to think of me as from the East Coast. Perhaps because I like cold and never learned to surf. As an English ...
AustenBrandfordIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Personal Introduction I grew up in a liberal and diverse family in a liberal and diverse city. I understood the world to be relatively free of judgment or an immense ...
DanielKenkelFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Emotional Justice By DanielKenkel 16 Feb 2012 An increasing number of experiments in the fields of social psychology and economics are giving us greater and greater ...
AnthonyTiberioIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Personal Introduction Hi. I am Anthony and, like Cameron, I read everyone else's personal intro before writing mine. I stay up too late. I over analyze things. Perhaps ...
XavierSanchezSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
McDonaldization at the UFW By XavierSanchez 20 May 2012 In my last semester of college, I was nine units short of the 120 required to graduate. I registered ...
CrystalVenningFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
There are some footnotes and a 135 word note at the end. Please don #8217;t include the note in the total word count. Video, Evidence the Practice of Law (1) ...
ArleneOrtizLeytteIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Personal Introduction "Who were we? Who were our people? We knew so little. The American experience, the focus on individual achievement, the acquisition of goods ...
CourtneyDoakFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Then and Now: Two Perspectives on our Legal System By CourtneyDoak 18 Jul 2012 A Revelation While Reading Transcendental Nonsense and the Functional Approach ...
VanWheelSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
An Extraordinary Man By VanWheel 16 May 2012 One of my favorite discussions in class this year was on the subject of John Brown. It didn #8217;t make me feel ...
AnneSteinbergIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Personal Introduction Hi, I'm Annie. I grew up outside of San Francisco. I went to the University of Washington where I studied Human Geography and Geographic Information ...
AnneFoxIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Chanel once said: #8220;In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different. #8221; I don #8217;t deliberately try to distinguish myself from others, but I ...
WilliamDavidWilliamsSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Continuation Chronicles By WilliamDavidWilliams 25 Apr 2012 Why Chronicle Now? Martha Tharaud and John Brown both passed the imagination test. With courageous ...
TomaLivshizSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Slave Mentality: Where Choice is Key, but Choices are Shackles By TomaLivshiz 03 May 2012 Thin Market For Freedom Last year, I spent Passover visiting a friend ...
CarlJohnsonFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Pollywog A law student is a pollywog, through and through. We are not children, despite our sometimes foolish ways, yet we are certainly not attorneys, in mind nor ...
AngelineAndersenIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Personal Introduction I was born in Minneapolis, and I lived there until August. I am good at waiting tables and playing boggle. I love music, and a lot of my life ...
CarlaChowFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
The Skeptical 1L By CarlaChow 16 Feb 2012 Awareness What has struck me most about this course so far is the message to be more aware; more aware of our selves ...
AllisonMcCartyIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
My name is Allison. I'm from the Pacific Northwest, a place I love a lot and plan to move back to someday. I studied literature and theater in college; now I read ...
AlexandraRexIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Personal Introduction I came to law school because I find the economics of medical inventions and patents intriguing, especially because medical inventions are presumably ...
CamilaTapernouxFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Property Rights and Transcendental Nonsense By CamilaTapernoux 16 Feb 2012 Introduction Rousseau famously said that #8220;the first man who, having enclosed ...
StefanRinasSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
It is strongly recommended that you include your outline in the body of your essay by using the outline as section titles. The headings below are there to remind ...
AliceHendersonIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Personal Introduction By AliceHenderson 19 Jan 2012 I #8217;m here because I grew up picturing my future self working in politics, fighting for social justice ...
CameronLewisFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
What about the really bad man? By CameronLewis 16 Feb 2012 Revised 1 August 2012 The Really Bad Man "Will I be executed for what I have done?" asked Anders ...
SoYeonKimSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Terrorism as the Strongest Form of Social Control By SoYeonKim 13 May 2012 Terrorism defies definition. Once we define terrorism, it reemerges in ever changing ...
AlexWangIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
"Jade cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials" is a Chinese proverb that I enjoy, but I'm not sure it says anything about me. Maybe ...
AlexKonikIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Personal Introduction I am interested in restricting governmental power, starting with the over criminalization of acceptable human behavior. law comes at the price ...
CalebGreigFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Felony Disenfranchisement: Just, Unjust, or Just Plain Racist? By CalebGreig 16 Feb 2012 Introduction Nationwide, more than 5 million Americans who have been ...
AlexBuonocoreIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Personal Introduction My name is Alex Buonocore, and I am a product of Catholic schools in the suburbs of Philadelphia. My approach to law stems from my belief that ...
AustenBrandfordFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Draft 3 Dignity Through Defiance Seattle #8217;s Madison Park neighborhood is where some of the world #8217;s wealthiest people own homes. In the middle of the neighborhood ...
SkylarPolanskySecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Splitting Up By SkylarPolansky 23 Apr 2012 Child Birth From you I was born. You held me, carried me through the hallway. It was not you who wrapped me in a ...
AjGarciaIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
I'm AJ I go by AJ because I dislike people calling me by the anglicized pronunciation of my first name, Aarón. Growing up in the southernmost city of Texas along ...
BenjaminHowardFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Legal Research in an Increasingly Complex World By BenjaminHoward 4 Jul 2012 In many ways, human society is growing more complex. The global population is increasing ...
SherieGertlerSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
A Second Trip: Critical Self Examination and Hopes for Growth Travelling to "Help" The first time I moved to Africa I was 21 years old, unattached, and more idealistic ...
ArleneOrtizLeytteFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Distraction, Indifference, and Remedies First year students learn that the end game of any case is the remedy. A whole defense is enumerated under the Federal Rules ...
ShakedSivanSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Irony is Cool One of the problems with joking is that other people can't always tell when the jokes are serious. Worse is when you aren't sure yourself. I started ...
AgnesPetrucioneIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
I have an infatuation with New York City that has not abated after over 7 years of living here. I love it in a way I never loved my hometown in Japan, where for 18 ...
AdinaStohlIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
My name is Adina Stohl and I am a daughter, sister, wife, and aunt. My community defines me and I, in turn, define it. My character does not exist in a vacuum; rather ...
ShefaliSinghSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
The Sexual Intimidation of the State By ShefaliSingh 29 Apr 2012 The Growing Police State It is terrifying to think of my country as a police state, but this ...
AbiolaFasehunIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
I began working with children when I was still a child. I've spent my life trying to improve the opportunities available to economically disadvantaged youth through ...
AnneSteinbergFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Law As Social Control in South Africa By AnneSteinberg 16 Feb 2012 Introduction As a future lawyer, I first struggled with the assertion that law is a weak form ...
AnthonyTiberioFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Putting Grades in Their Place By AnthonyTiberio 16 Feb 2012 Grades Are Stupid Eben is correct: grades are stupid. Perhaps not everyone has yet realized this, ...
AnneFoxFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Legal Concepts in Our Very Own Wonderland By AnneFox 14 Feb 2012 Eben, I would like to continue editing this paper over the summer. Thank you. Introduction Much ...
AbbyCosterIntro 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Personal Introduction By AbbyCoster 18 Jan 2012 I'm Abby, a Dutch Irish Polish English kid from Virginia. I really like tennis, live music, crossword puzzles ...
SamanthaWishmanSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Never Accept a First Offer By SamanthaWishman 17 May 2012 The basis for the comparison is a little casual. With respect to sexual bargaining, it's true that ...
SanjayMurtiSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Stuck By SanjayMurti 08 May 2012 "No, call me Mark," he said, beckoning to two brown leather chairs in front of an oversized wooden desk. He waved the recruiter ...
AllisonMcCartyFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
By AllisonMcCarty 16 Feb 2012 A few Sundays ago, I went to Mass, willingly, for the first time in about fifteen years. The circumstances that gave rise to this ...
AngelineAndersenFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
By AngelineAndersen 16 Feb 2012 No One Knows, Does Anyone Care? Conclusions from an Attempt to Study Parental Consent and Notification Laws from a Functionalist ...
RyanBinghamSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Eben, I would like to keep working with you this summer to revise this paper. Thanks. Affirming That Privacy On The Internet Is Gone: CISPA By RyanBingham 23 ...
AlexandraRexFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
What is Catholic? By AlexandraRex 16 Feb 2012 When I was seven I was dismissed from my weekly Catechism class for questioning the teacher's description of purgatory ...
AliceHendersonFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Transcendental Nonsense and the Functional Approach: What the Law Did to Japanese Americans During WWII By AliceHenderson 16 Feb 2012 A Personal History On February ...
RohanGreySecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Money and Unemployment Introduction The long standing problem of involuntary unemployment has escalated in recent years to the level of a global systemic crisis. ...
AlexWangFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Legal Standards By AlexWang 15 Feb 2012 Justice has never been objective, but we have the pleasing image of it as an immutable Platonic form because we have a ...
RachelGholstonSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Poetry By RachelGholston 26 Apr 2012 I write poetry. I have yet to write a poem beyond my own experiences. Every poem has been autobiographical in a way that ...
AlexKonikFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
The Drug Prisoner #8217;s Dilemma By AlexKonik 02 Jun 2012 The Prisoner #8217;s Dilemma illustrates both the great potential and likely pitfall of some collective ...
AlexBuonocoreFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
In class, we frequently discussed the idea of the modern lawyer #8217;s social responsibility. Relevantly, the New York Times reported on May 1st that, starting next ...
PrashantRaiSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Control the Narrative I believe that the way in which professors teach class and grade exams encourages students to focus less on the stories behind cases and more ...
PaulaKimSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
It is strongly recommended that you include your outline in the body of your essay by using the outline as section titles. The headings below are there to remind ...
AgnesPetrucioneFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
The Japanese Hero and a Glimpse through the Eyes of Yukio Mishima By AgnesPetrucione 16 Feb 2012 Who is the Japanese Hero? The American national hero is the businessman ...
AjGarciaFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Gay Marriage: Self herding Towards Heteronormative Sociability By AjGarcia 15 Feb 2012 Introduction Gay marriage has become the defining issue for the queer community ...
NithinKumarSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Law students and lawyers are risk averse people and so no one should be too surprised by the approach taken by most law students towards their debt. Having incurred ...
AbbyCosterFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Scale versus Ruler: Achieving Greater Justice through Malleable Legal Standards By AbbyCoster 15 Feb 2012 "Nature versus nurture" was coined by Francis Galton ...
PatrickOConnorSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
What Do We Owe The Incarcerated? By PatrickOConnor 07 May 2012 Abdication As a society, we have undertaken the tasks of defining deviant behavior and setting ...
AbiolaFasehunFirstPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Unearthing Myths about Urban Education, Unveiling The Power of the Family By AbiolaFasehun 13 June 2012 Introduction There is a myth surrounding urban education ...
MinChoiSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
By MinChoi 15 Jun 2012 1L will be the worst year of your life. Ever. My happily no longer 1L friends (some happier than others, depending on what they were billing ...
MinKyungLeeSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
It is strongly recommended that you include your outline in the body of your essay by using the outline as section titles. The headings below are there to remind ...
MeaganBurrowsSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Humility and Humanity: The Legal Leverage of the Unimportant MeaganBurrows 03 May 2012 We Are Unimportant Therein Lies Our Power To satisfy the requirements ...
MichaelCurtisSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Political Correctness as a Form of Social Control By MichaelCurtis 12 May 2012 Introduction Throughout the semester we have talked about many different forms ...
MeiqiangCuiSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Law as a Weak Social Control Why the Chinese Judicial System Should Change By MeiqiangCui 23 May 2012 Chinese judges #8217; duties are profoundly different from ...
MarcLegrandSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Feedback By MarcLegrand 16 May 2012 Introduction #8220;Professor Moglen, I #8217;d like to keep working on this based on your comments. #8221; This sentiment ...
MarcusStrongSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
The Politics of Home By MarcusStrong 15 May 2012 (edited July 2012) Is a House Just a Home? As Americans struggle over domestic issues of immigration, gay marriage ...
ManuelLorenzoSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Courage By ManuelLorenzo 03 May 2012 What It Is and Why We Need It As the semester comes to an end, one of the lessons that should be taken away is the importance ...
LizzieGomezSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
By LizzieGomez 20 Apr 2012 Passion I: The beginning In December, I received a baby blue knitted hat from Yesenia. I know this because a Sanctuary for Families ...
MalaikaJabaliSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Law talk as a second language: Why law school should take cues from Spanish class By MalaikaJabali 14 May 2012 In a good foreign language class, the teacher uses ...
KippMuellerSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Worker Bees By KippMueller 12 May 2012 The "Life" of the Worker Bee The worker bee spends her life collecting nectar for the queen. When she is not collecting ...
KirillLevashovSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
A Career Of Blissful Ignorance By KirillLevashov Lawyering Outside the Law A central idea of creative lawyering is the taking of the decision making process out ...
LindaMuzereSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Reflections By LindaMuzere 23 May 2012 Introduction As my final major contribution to the wiki I decided to write a retrospective on my first year of law school ...
LissetteDuranSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
The Sun Setting on Affirmative Action By LissetteDuran 29 Apr 2012 Introduction If the Supreme Court finds affirmative action programs unconstitutional, schools ...
KimberHargroveSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
It is strongly recommended that you include your outline in the body of your essay by using the outline as section titles. The headings below are there to remind ...
KhurramDaraSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Why it's hard for me to be creative By KhurramDara 24 Apr 2012 One of the overarching themes of our course is creativity. In some contexts, being creative helps ...
KensingNgSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
Institutionalized Economic Discrimination By KensingNg 24 Aug 2012 My favorite line from this course is probably: "we are kind to the rich, and just to the poor ...
KatherineMackeySecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
The Intellectual Dishonesty of Constitutional Law and What to Do About It By KatherineMackey 31 July 2012 What is Constitutional Law? My Constitutional Law professor ...
KatySkaggsSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:10 IanSullivan
How Much is Enough? By KatySkaggs 19 May 2012 How Will I Decide How To Use My License? As Eben suggested, the question #8220;How much is enough? #8221; is a ...
JoshuaDivineSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:09 IanSullivan
External Validation and the the Success Trap By JoshuaDivine 22 May 2012 I would like to continue revising this essay throughout the summer. Our class #8217 ...
JuliaCataniaSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:09 IanSullivan
Eben, I would like to continue to edit this paper. Journey to Justice By JuliaCatania 28 Apr 2012 What is Justice? I spent my undergraduate experience analyzing ...
JonathanBriceSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:09 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 ...
JenniferDoxeySecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:09 IanSullivan
Learning About Learning The Law By JenniferDoxey 10 May 2012 1. Choice less ness. Taking seriously the premise that law school is an imagination test, what might ...
JessicaWirthSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:09 IanSullivan
International Law as Social Control (or Not) By JessicaWirth 21 June 2012 A Misplaced Belief I came to law school because of an abiding interest, since my first ...
JaredMillerSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:09 IanSullivan
Sending a Message: The Importance of the Admissions Interview to Reforming the Legal Profession When a Columbia Law School admissions officer looked over my resume ...
JanePetersenSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:09 IanSullivan
Courageuse By JanePetersen 03 May 2012 Courage, it seems, is a necessary component of being a good lawyer. In reading about and discussing Martha Tharaud, Sandra ...
JamesCrowleySecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:09 IanSullivan
John Brown and Oliver Wendell Holmes on Justice through Force JamesCrowley 31 May 2012 The Path to Civil War In the run up to the Civil War, many Northerners ...
IanFisherSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:09 IanSullivan
Amendment One's Majority Approval Introduction On May 8th, 2012, North Carolina voters passed the state constitutional Amendment One, also referred to as The Marriage ...
ElviraKrasSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:09 IanSullivan
On the eve of the last night of my internship, looking at this paper, I realized that the distraction technique of the tangential story wasn #8217;t necessary and ...
GechiNzewiSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:09 IanSullivan
Attorneys and Activists, Part 2 Introduction Unlike Malcolm X, John Brown was never beholden to anyone. While Malcolm was able to anticipate manner of his death ...
EdiRumanoSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:09 IanSullivan
Inequality and the Law Student By EdiRumano 23 May 2012 One of the questions asked at the outset of this course was how to be a lawyer that who is responsive ...
ElizabethSullivanSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:09 IanSullivan
The Importance of Words Neither of my parents went to college. I can say with some degree of confidence that their embarrassment and regret over that fact blazed the ...
DanielKetaniSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:09 IanSullivan
Anxiety and the Law By DanielKetani 21 May 2012 The desire for formalism Felix Cohen described the American Law Institute and its #8220;Restatement of the Law ...
DavidFrydmanSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:09 IanSullivan
Cannibalism and the Institutionalized Ritual By DavidFrydman 14 May 2012 Capital Punishment is the Modern, "Civilized" Form of Ritualized Killing Mankind has ...
DanielKenkelSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:09 IanSullivan
The Music Industry, Indie Comics, and the Legal Profession By DanielKenkel 02 Jul 2012 The State of Creative Industries The Music Industry For the better part ...
DanielChungSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:09 IanSullivan
The Love Song of Bartleby the Scrivener By DanielChung 04 May 2012 Herman Melville's "Bartleby, the Scrivener: A Story of Wall Street" is a love story a story ...
CourtneyDoakSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:09 IanSullivan
Reflections on Splitting By CourtneyDoak 18 Jul 2012 Fissures The first seeds of cognitive dissonance that resulted in my split were planted, I think, on the ...
CarlJohnsonSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:09 IanSullivan
What's Money Got To Do With It? By CarlJohnson 16 May 2012 Of Means and Ends From KippMuellerSecondPaperSpring2012, "Worker Bees": "I, like all of us, am a slave ...
CarlaChowSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:09 IanSullivan
All Great Problems come from the Streets #8220;I saw the car drive off the road and told mami someone had just shot the driver. I thought it was just another drug ...
CamilaTapernouxSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:09 IanSullivan
More Questions Than Answers By CamilaTapernoux 23 Apr 2012 A paraphrase from a discussion with Eben: "Fifty years from now, every new mother will be approached ...
CameronLewisSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:09 IanSullivan
Growing up and taking to the streets By CameronLewis 16 May 2012 Edited 20 July 2012 The Idea of Growing Up Growing up is scary. Is it really that simple? ...
CalebGreigSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:09 IanSullivan
Privileges and Immunities By CalebGreig 16 May 2012 Alright, Cause It's All White" Chris Rock Introduction Each year on April 20, when the clock strikes 4:20 ...
ArleneOrtizLeytteSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:09 IanSullivan
Quasi Religious Nonprofits and Healthcare on Trial? Skeptical of desperate assurances, my eyebrows raised when I received an e mail from my alma mater last week, Notre ...
AustenBrandfordSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:09 IanSullivan
The Truth About Role Models On the same day that I finished my first semester of law school, my sister was accepted into the medical school of her dreams. After congratulating ...
AnthonyTiberioSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:09 IanSullivan
Another Lesson from John Brown By AnthonyTiberio 15 May 2012 John Brown exemplifies courage. John Brown also exemplifies unbridled courage. Fortunately, unbridled ...
AngelineAndersenSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:09 IanSullivan
Don #8217;t Call Me Crazy How the Reasonable Person Standard as Applied in Self Defense Cases with Victims of Domestic Violence is Based on Faulty Assumptions Criminal ...
AnneSteinbergSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:09 IanSullivan
Motivation By AnneSteinberg 22 May 2012 I am having a crisis of motivation. As in, I #8217;m not sure that I have any motivation left and I #8217;m not sure where ...
AnneFoxSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:09 IanSullivan
Are We Losing Our Minds? : Studying Memory By AnneFox 28 Apr 2012 The first emotion I remember feeling in life was fear. The aching sound of the piano strings ...
AliceHendersonSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:09 IanSullivan
Harnessing the Power of Sleepwalking By AliceHenderson 14 May 2012 The Sociality of Bees Early in the semester, we touched on a biological similarity that humans ...
AllisonMcCartySecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:09 IanSullivan
An Albino, a Deaf Guy, and a White Girl Walk Into a Chinese Job Fair #8230; By AllisonMcCarty 20 Jun 2012 The other day I followed two of my colleagues, at a careful ...
AlexWangSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:09 IanSullivan
Digital Expression and Exclusionary Rights By AlexWang 25 Apr 2012 In thinking about digital expression as intellectual #8220;property, #8221; I think there are ...
AlexandraRexSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:09 IanSullivan
Individualized Dualism By AlexandraRex 12 May 2012 Levels of Inherent Discord Bruce Ackerman #8217;s #8220;democracy #8221; theory attempts to define and cohere ...
AjGarciaSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:09 IanSullivan
Wasting an Opportunity: The Distraction of Results Driven Cultures in Charter Schools By AjGarcia 02 May 2012 Introduction Charter schools are no tuition primary ...
AlexBuonocoreSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:09 IanSullivan
The Malleability of the Criminal Law Regina v. Dudley Stephens suggests the malleability of the criminal law because non legal considerations may have influenced ...
AlexKonikSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:09 IanSullivan
Defaulting Into Education By AlexKonik 03 Jun 2012 America is captured by a creed that education is your ticket up. Investment in education, no matter the school ...
AbbyCosterSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:09 IanSullivan
Courage By AbbyCoster 09 May 2012 There #8217;s nothing he loves more than motors. Any kind, really. Cars, planes, my Dad #8217;s rusty John Deere. When he was ...
AbiolaFasehunSecondPaper 22 Jan 2013 - 20:09 IanSullivan
Escaping the Noise Through Self Examination By AbiolaFasehun 28 May 2012 Introduction In college I created a community project to address an issue that I witnessed ...
RediscoveredMalcolmXSpeech 22 Jan 2013 - 20:07 IanSullivan
I came across story from NPR about a lost Malcolm X speech, which has recently been uncovered 50 years after it was given at Brown University. I think it is a reminder ...
WhoSReallyToBlame 22 Jan 2013 - 20:05 IanSullivan
On Sunday, June 10, I, along with the thousands of other University of Virginia graduates, received a cryptic e mail announcing the dismissal of the university president ...
WhiteSupremacyAndIndividualPsychology 22 Jan 2013 - 20:05 IanSullivan
In today's lecture, we discussed the distinction between white supremacy and racism. In doing so, we made the distinction between institutionalized perception of ...
WhenIHeardTheLearndAstronomer 22 Jan 2013 - 20:05 IanSullivan
Walt Whitman (1819 #8211;1892). Leaves of Grass. 1900. When I heard the Learn #8217;d Astronomer WHEN I heard the learn #8217;d astronomer; When the proofs, the figures ...
WhatKindOfLawyerDoIWantToBe 22 Jan 2013 - 20:05 IanSullivan
A bad lawyer can achieve results under perfect conditions. A mediocre lawyer can triumph under good conditions. My kind of lawyer can realize justice under the worst ...
TimelySubmissionOfGrades 22 Jan 2013 - 20:05 IanSullivan
Days after we finished our finals we received the following email from the Dean of our law school which I am reposting here: Congratulations on finishing your exams ...
TheLawyerAsConfidenceMan 22 Jan 2013 - 20:05 IanSullivan
Came across this Law Review article that touches on some themes in Lawyerland. If it's worth peoples' time to read, Meagan, it should be possible to put in a few ...
TheInternetAndTheNewRacism 22 Jan 2013 - 20:05 IanSullivan
Every time I read a news article, a blog post, or anything else on the internet related to the issue of race, I try to avoid reading the user comments. The reason ...
TheFirstLawOfRobotics 22 Jan 2013 - 20:05 IanSullivan
Today I came across a article based on a brief phone interview with Eben. The focus was on internet security, specifically in the context of mobile technology. As ...
TheFearFromDifferentAngles 22 Jan 2013 - 20:05 IanSullivan
The discussion brewing in Loving Memory spurred me to begin writing. It surrounds the issue of #8220;the fear #8221; that we discussed in class, unionization, and ...
TheEuropeanDream 22 Jan 2013 - 20:05 IanSullivan
This weekend I found two articles that are relevant to our on and off line discussions about employment security and fear, and perhaps tangentially related to our ...
TheChargeOfTheLightBrigade 22 Jan 2013 - 20:05 IanSullivan
When I was reading A Plea for Captain John Brown, I was curious about the reference to "the momentary charge at Balaclava, in obedience to the blundering command, ...
TheAffordableCareActAndHIV 22 Jan 2013 - 20:05 IanSullivan
As the Supreme Court wraps up oral arguments about the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act, we are afforded an opportunity to understand the benefits provided ...
The99PercentVotes 22 Jan 2013 - 20:05 IanSullivan
Hello class of '14 students I took this class three years ago, and I've actually followed through on a brain wave partially started here (see BottomUpIdea). Like ...
TEDTalksWhyYouWillFailToHaveAGreatCareer 22 Jan 2013 - 20:05 IanSullivan
I watched video yesterday and thought some of you might also find it relevant to our discussions in class about "splitting" specifically and our career goals more ...
StatementOnInterimGrades 22 Jan 2013 - 20:05 IanSullivan
Statement on Interim Grades As you know, the Law School is being swept by a furore over timing of grades. This has been presented as a response to student demand ...
StandWhoseGround 22 Jan 2013 - 20:05 IanSullivan
Who serves to benefit from the Florida Stand Your Ground statute and others like it??? The Silver Lining In the Column today in the New York Times, Paul Krugman ...
SelfReflection 22 Jan 2013 - 20:05 IanSullivan
Hello everybody. I hope your final exams and preparations are going well. Throughout the semester, Eben emphasized the importance of self reflection: thinking about ...
UnfinishedBlurbWorkInProgress 22 Jan 2013 - 20:02 IanSullivan
The Invite You were born in a slum. You grew up in a slum. Now you want to move out of the slum, because you want your kids to grow up somewhere people don't get killed ...
ReflectionsOnAPractice 22 Jan 2013 - 19:58 IanSullivan
"One of our clients died this morning," Paul said quietly. Before he spoke, while the interns, the other summer associates, the law fellows, and the staff attorneys ...
RaceVClass 22 Jan 2013 - 19:58 IanSullivan
I realize this is going to be a pretty damn controversial post, but I feel compelled to speak on the subject. I sometimes become concerned that classism becomes too ...
PrattEditingSummary 22 Jan 2013 - 19:58 IanSullivan
Purpose : I have reread and taken notes on Diana V. Pratt #8217;s Legal Writing: A Systematic Approach . Unlike when I read it first in the fall, I have found it ...
PoliticsandExploitationofTeamMentality 22 Jan 2013 - 19:58 IanSullivan
I #8217;ve been thinking lately #8211; in the wake of this executive privilege #8211; about team mentality and politics. I #8217;m not terribly interested in passing ...
PoliticsInTheAbsenceOfCivility 22 Jan 2013 - 19:58 IanSullivan
Judge Day opens the conversation by lamenting the decline of "civility" in American society. I understood "civility" as a cohesive and perhaps moderating form of ...
PoliticalGraffiti 22 Jan 2013 - 19:58 IanSullivan
I'm in Livorno, Italy taking a break in a coffee shop. Yes, it's amazing! I've seen political graffiti all over the place today and thought I'd pose a question for ...
PlannedObsolesence 22 Jan 2013 - 19:58 IanSullivan
What if the government is purposely creating a system that does not sustain peace in order to consolidate its control over non conformists and to garner financial ...
PeerEditing 22 Jan 2013 - 19:58 IanSullivan
Are people interested in organized/formal peer editing for first paper revisions and second paper drafts? If you are, sign your name below, and once there are enough ...
OverPrescriptionAsNormalcy 22 Jan 2013 - 19:58 IanSullivan
Over Prescription as Normalcy The Attorney General #8217;s I STOP bill, proposing the institution of a computer system that would track the medical history of patients ...
MutualDependence 22 Jan 2013 - 19:57 IanSullivan
Mutually Economic Dependent Relationships Our legal world consists of mutually dependent economic relationships. For example, consider the relationship between Tharaud ...
MoneyandtheLaw 22 Jan 2013 - 19:57 IanSullivan
In case it is not obvious by now, I have a very strong interest in the legal underpinnings of our monetary system. I find it to be of fundamental relevance to almost ...
MarshallAsOdysseus 22 Jan 2013 - 18:17 IanSullivan
Has anyone wondered why Eben chose to allude the Odyssey in comparing Thurgood Marshall to Odysseus in Vigil For Thurgood Marshall? In the Odyssey, Odysseus returns ...
LawyerLandThoughts 22 Jan 2013 - 18:17 IanSullivan
When I read Lawyerland, I get less and less excited about becoming a lawyer. I feel like most, if not all of the stories have a strong, melancholy feeling and I can ...
LawsAreNotMadeForUs 22 Jan 2013 - 18:17 IanSullivan
Why I want to do more than just cover my nut... Are laws really made for people like us? Donald Black explains the behavior of law, in part, by discussing the horizontal ...
LawSchoolasTrainingforHierarchy 22 Jan 2013 - 18:17 IanSullivan
I found account of the law school experience by Professor Duncan Kennedy of Harvard Law to be relevant to our discussions in class, thought I #8217;d share. RohanGrey ...
LawSchoolAsAnOrganizationAGroupDiscussion 22 Jan 2013 - 18:17 IanSullivan
Based on my question in class today regarding the applicability of Arnold's analysis of organizations to our experience in law school and Eben's subsequent answer ...
LawPracticeWorkingGroup 22 Jan 2013 - 18:17 IanSullivan
Hi everyone. I am writing to invite you to join a group I have formed, the Law Practice Working Group. First, let me tell you a little bit about myself. I am a 3L ...
JusticeForThePoor 22 Jan 2013 - 18:17 IanSullivan
Hearing about the Trayvon Martin case, I can't help but think about a past Moglen discussion. His observation that the criminal justice system is just to the poor ...
JudgeDayAndRetributiveJustice 22 Jan 2013 - 18:17 IanSullivan
I was surprised that Eben characterized Judge Day as someone with absolute power and control. I can see how her awareness that she's going to be a cripple one day ...
JohnBrowning 22 Jan 2013 - 18:17 IanSullivan
In our discussion of Lawyerland, there was a general sentiment of sympathy or disgust for the kid, because his father left him in Rikers to await trial. The father ...
JohnBrownforPacifists 22 Jan 2013 - 18:16 IanSullivan
One of the class discussions that has given me most cause for thought concerns the legitimacy of John Brown's violence in opposing clearly unjust slavery. For many ...
JohnBrownDiscussion 22 Jan 2013 - 18:16 IanSullivan
In class today, I was reminded of Dr. King's "Letter from Birmingham Jail" (available here for those who have not read it before: http://www.africa.upenn.edu/Articles ...
MassIncarceration 22 Jan 2013 - 18:16 IanSullivan
I thought it would be useful to consolidate a conversation that's going on in the class facebook group. The material is interesting, important, and relates to our ...
InjusticeUSMilitaryVsJohnBrown 22 Jan 2013 - 18:15 IanSullivan
Due to the lack of understanding regarding John Brown's actions, I ask the question: If the government sanctioned it, would that make it right? Think of this question ...
InterestingRead 22 Jan 2013 - 18:15 IanSullivan
I'm sure that some of you have already heard about or read this article "Why Women Still Can't Have it All", written by Anne Marie Slaughter and published in the ...
InternetFacebookEtiquette 22 Jan 2013 - 18:15 IanSullivan
Hey guys, Eben uses etiquette a lot as an example of a form of strong social control, so I think I might write my second paper on Facebook etiquette or social media ...
IsReadingObsolete 22 Jan 2013 - 18:15 IanSullivan
Is Reading Obsolete? During this Tuesday #8217;s class we discussed the possibility that the act of reading text may not be the most efficient way to absorb new material ...
InLovingMemory 22 Jan 2013 - 18:14 IanSullivan
In Loving Memory I walked into Print Services in the basement of Columbia #8217;s Journalism School to see my dad, as I usually do after classes and before going home ...
ImitationAndCreation 22 Jan 2013 - 18:14 IanSullivan
The discussion of writing imitating what we read had me thinking about the video series is a Remix. In four videos, it covers how various forms of creation (music ...
IAmALawyerIAmNeverFarFromEvil 22 Jan 2013 - 18:14 IanSullivan
Robinson #8217;s declaration reminded me of this scene from the television show The Wire . For those of you who have not seen the show, the witness, Omar Little ...
HowToImproveReadingSkills 22 Jan 2013 - 18:14 IanSullivan
Throughout the semester we have emphasized the importance of reading. Reading is one of the most important abilities that we have to master during our law school ...
HowToBeAnEthicalLawyer 22 Jan 2013 - 18:13 IanSullivan
This Money Podcast raised some interesting questions about ethical lawyering. It tells the story of a businessman, Toby, who vowed to always be ethical who found himself ...
Hello1Ls 22 Jan 2013 - 18:13 IanSullivan
My name is Devin McDougall, I'm a 3L, and I was in your shoes 2 years ago. I took LawContempSoc in the spring of 2010, and LawNetSoc this past fall. LCS is a great ...
GustinReichbach 22 Jan 2013 - 18:13 IanSullivan
As EIP season approaches, I found obit to be pretty inspiring. It seems like he managed to have a fascinating law career while being completely true to himself and ...
GroupDiscussion 22 Jan 2013 - 18:13 IanSullivan
Hey All, I was thinking that, because we don't have much of a chance to really engage with each other in the classroom in our other classes, that the wiki might be ...
FugitiveSlaveAct 22 Jan 2013 - 18:13 IanSullivan
I was reading Prigg v. Pennsylvania, the case in our Con Law class about the Fugitive Slave Act, and I couldn't help but think of this class. It seems to be almost ...
FreeInternetAct 22 Jan 2013 - 18:13 IanSullivan
Hey everyone, I know you're all probably buried with preparing for Con Law right now, but in case you feel like participating in writing some legislation, there's ...
FolkloreofFraternity 22 Jan 2013 - 18:13 IanSullivan
Reflection on T. Arnold #8217;s Folklore of Capitalism Note to Professor Moglen: I had originally intended to offer you three main pieces for evaluation including ...
FirmlyRefuse 22 Jan 2013 - 18:10 IanSullivan
I found this campaign (http://firmlyrefuse.tumblr.com) at Harvard to get students to think about why they are choosing to work for firms to be interesting, particularly ...
FindingAPurpose 22 Jan 2013 - 18:10 IanSullivan
After discussing John Brown #8217;s life and the thoughts of Martha Thauraud, it has become increasingly clear that we need to be more introspective and perceptive ...
FacebookIsDangerous 22 Jan 2013 - 18:10 IanSullivan
This post explores the risks of using Facebook, and the risks of your peers using Facebook even if you do not. Facebook transformed the way that the world interacts ...
ExpandingBehaviorofLaw 22 Jan 2013 - 18:09 IanSullivan
Expanding on the Behavior of Law I wanted to examine the Behavior of the Law more closely to see what, if any, implications it has about law as a practice and lawyers ...
EmptyVesselPoliticiansandPoliticalCowardice 22 Jan 2013 - 18:09 IanSullivan
During today #8217;s class discussion I thought of an article (linked below) that I read yesterday. The piece effectively captures the idea that politicians are empty ...
EmptyPolitics 22 Jan 2013 - 18:09 IanSullivan
I just had to post this Daily Show clip, which covers precisely what Eben was talking about when he said politicians have to be empty vessels, waiting to be filled ...
EfficientBreachTheory 22 Jan 2013 - 18:09 IanSullivan
The following is an edited transcript of a Facebook conversation between Joseph Itkis (JI), Jonathan Brice (JB), Shaked Sivan (SS) and myself, Rohan Grey (RG) that ...
EducationversusGuidance 22 Jan 2013 - 18:09 IanSullivan
I found series of interviews by Alain de Botton directly relevant to our recent discussions regarding our law school experience and the challenges faced during our ...
DecidingInThePresent 22 Jan 2013 - 18:09 IanSullivan
It is very easy, with the benefit of hindsight, to admire a man like John Brown who was willing to put his life in real danger to free slaves, even when this involved ...
AntiRacismDrugs 22 Jan 2013 - 18:08 IanSullivan
I imagine many of us are familiar with Implicit Association Tests, and have probably taken the Skin tone IAT on list. Somewhat less familiar is the advent of a blood ...
AllGreatProblemsComeFromTheStreetsOrTheLaw 22 Jan 2013 - 18:08 IanSullivan
Judge Day tells us that justice on the streets is getting what you deserve: #8220; #8230;all great problems come from the streets. Do you know what the definition ...
AffordableCareAct 22 Jan 2013 - 18:08 IanSullivan
Discussion of statutes begins always with the statutory language. Much water has been flowed under the bridge below before Arlene even mentions the statutory ...
AModernCaptainJohnBrown 22 Jan 2013 - 18:08 IanSullivan
A Modern Captain John Brown I recently read a BBC News article titled, "Argentina's people traffickers." It describes the efforts of one brave woman trying to find ...
AFancyShingle 22 Jan 2013 - 18:08 IanSullivan
This thread has been really interesting and helpful to me. Thanks to everyone who contributed. I thought I would sum up some of our major points for other people who ...
BartlebyAnalysis 22 Jan 2013 - 18:07 IanSullivan
Bartleby A Law Student's Analysis This short piece addresses the reflection narrator sees of himself in Bartleby in Herman Melville's short story, "Bartleby, the Scrivener ...
BeatingRush 22 Jan 2013 - 18:07 IanSullivan
I know it's not much, but here's a link to a reddit thread with a list of all the companies (along with contact information) that had ads on his show yesterday: http ...
BeyondTranscendence 22 Jan 2013 - 18:07 IanSullivan
Beyond Transcendence Reading Arnold #8217;s description of the more active, non rational, emotional basis of human behavior was great fun. It was difficult though ...
BigLawCriticism 22 Jan 2013 - 18:07 IanSullivan
I found article that discusses a lot of the issues with big law private practice that Eben has been discussing. I know that Eben doesn't like people posting links ...
BookRecommendations 22 Jan 2013 - 18:07 IanSullivan
I was going to email Eben to ask if he had any recommendations for books to read over the summer and I realized other people might be interested as well. Hopefully ...
CannabalismAndTheCommonLaw-ChoiceAndUtiliarianism 22 Jan 2013 - 18:07 IanSullivan
What is intriguing about the public's admiration of Dudley and condonation of his act is the heroic role they cast him in. He is a decisive and fearless Captain who ...
CourtsOnTrial 22 Jan 2013 - 18:06 IanSullivan
Creating this topic hopefully no one has gotten to it first. Was it a race? I should think that there would be plenty to do by way of revision, requiring effort ...
ClassTakeaways 22 Jan 2013 - 18:06 IanSullivan
Class Takeaways Since we're trying to learn how to write with brevity, how to edit, and how to actively listen, I thought it might be helpful to collaboratively come ...
CitizensUnitedVFederalElectionCommission 22 Dec 2012 - 08:29 TWikiGuest
I've rearranged this page so that our 100 word responses to the opinion are at the beginning. The conversation we had before reading the opinion is below. Art and ...
PawningOurLicenses 22 Dec 2012 - 08:28 TWikiGuest
Question for Discussion A major theme of the class is how most students will go out and pawn their licenses, which correlates strongly with the vast percentage of ...
QuestionsAboutThisCourse 31 Oct 2012 - 08:47 EbenMoglen
Questions About This Course You may ask here, by leaving a comment below, any questions you have about the course. You do not need to register in this wiki, or leave ...
SyllabusStatement 30 Oct 2012 - 07:41 EbenMoglen
Statement on Syllabus Students considering the course often ask about the syllabus of readings. Some background is necessary in order to appreciate why there is no ...
RobinsonAndBrown 08 Aug 2012 - 15:38 RumbidzaiMaweni
Robinson Brown I do not believe that determining whether his methods were right or wrong is a useful exercise. I think that we have spent too much time focusing on ...
StatementOnFinalGrades 03 Aug 2012 - 17:12 EbenMoglen
Statement On Final Grades Fate has dealt us a tough hand. A week ago, just as I was fully recovered and returning to work, my younger brother suffered a septic infection ...
TwoSpacesAfterAPeriod 04 Jun 2012 - 04:45 HarryKhanna
Two Spaces After a Period The Chicago Manual of Style says that one space should be used after a period between two sentences. But Daniel Chung's LPW instructor says ...
ClassMusic 24 Apr 2012 - 21:10 JamesCrowley
Can we compile all of the music that Eben plays in class? DanielChung 26 Jan 2012 Also: Gilberto Gil "Stir It Up" AjGarcia 26 Jan 2012 Just for reference ...
RobinsonResponse 08 Feb 2012 - 02:32 ElviraKras
After reading and then listening (and trying to hear) the discussion about Robinson in Lawyerland, I came away feeling that it was a nice story with a Holden Caulfieldesque ...
UncoveredMalcolmXSpeachFrom1961 06 Feb 2012 - 15:45 EbenMoglen
I came across story from NPR about a lost Malcolm X speech, which has recently been uncovered 50 years after it was given at Brown University. I think it is a reminder ...
SamanthaWillaims-SecondPaper 24 Jan 2012 - 16:12 IanSullivan
Student Jurors and Liberal Education: A Case Study By SamanthaWilliams 12 April 2008 Introduction #8220;The university does not try to persuade the student ...
WenweiLaiSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
It is strongly recommended that you include your outline in the body of your essay by using the outline as section titles. The headings below are there to remind ...
WendyFrancoisSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
Hey Wendy, Thanks for this really informative piece. I was aware of the international relief effort, but wasn't aware of the criticism levied upon American forces ...
TemiAdenijiSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
Post Colonial? Post Nothing. In the Theory of the Leisure Class, Veblen discusses conspicuous consump¬tion, leisure, and waste, as the ultimate expression of the pecuniary ...
TaylorMcGowanSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
Rethinking the Holy See's Sovereign Immunity By TaylorMcGowan 26 Feb 2010 Starting Point: O'Bryan v. The Holy See Soon, the Holy See will be haled back into the ...
SuzanneSciarraSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
Good Samaritan Laws Driving across the country, two young graduate students were severely injured when a drunk driver collided head on with their #8217;97 Buick ...
StephenSeveroSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
Chaos is a Friend of Mine By StephenSevero 16 Apr 2010 "Complexity so intricate no one can fathom it." In "Something Split," a chapter of Lawrence Joseph's Lawyerland ...
StephanieOduroSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
Confederate History Month: It #8217;s a Celebration! By StephanieOduro 15 May 2010 For the first time since 2001, Virginia's Republican Governor, Bob !McDonnell ...
ShawnFettySecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
See comments in history. Update 7/7: Tweaked ever so slightly Edited paper: Walking Away from the National Dietary Guidelines By ShawnFetty 12 Apr 2010 Introduction ...
SaswatMisraSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
Update (5/23) My revisions are now complete (for this round of review) Relevant Version History: Version 4 My second paper Version 5 My second paper with comments ...
SamHersheySecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
Concerns about the Limits of Creative Lawyering By SamHershey 16 Apr 2010 Here vs. There While the health care bill was stirring controversy last month ...
SamWellsSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
Sam I hope that I was able to retain your original intent and meaning with my revision. I enjoyed reading your paper my dad actually owns a biotech company with ...
RorySkaggsSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
Justifying Lesser Sentences for Inchoate Crimes Introduction In casebook commentary on inchoate crimes, there was near universal agreement that such crimes should ...
RobLaserSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
It is strongly recommended that you include your outline in the body of your essay by using the outline as section titles. The headings below are there to remind ...
PeterParkSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
Uncertainty By PeterPark 17 Apr 2010 According to one Salmon, bad math destroyed our economy. That math looks something like this: This is called a Gaussian Copula ...
PeterCavanaughSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
It is strongly recommended that you include your outline in the body of your essay by using the outline as section titles. The headings below are there to remind ...
PaulinaSalmasSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
Imminence and Self Defense By PaulinaSalmas 17 Apr 2010 (Jess Hallett rewrite May 12) In some states, defendants accused of murder who seek a justification of ...
PaulSmithSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
The Suburban Feedback Loop By PaulSmith 16 Apr 2010 What Suburbs Do Directly America #8217;s suburbs grew exponentially over the past century. The direct costs ...
NovikaIsharSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
NovikaIshar 17 Apr 2010 International Human Rights Law and the United States During an introductory seminar yesterday on the current state of international law, I ...
NonaFarahnikSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
My Walk Home By NonaFarahnik 13 Apr 2010 Unfortunately, every part of this reflection is true. I live on 110th and Amsterdam. When I walk to school in the morning ...
MohitGourisariaSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
War, Cannibalism, and Criminal Punishment By MohitGourisaria 06 Apr 2010 I believe that when man evolves a civilization higher than the mechanized but still primitive ...
NathanStopperSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
Altering Risks and Creating Windfalls: the Case to Abolish Intentional Interference with Contract Introduction Intentional interference with contract is a unique ...
MikeAbendSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
"He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man ." Samuel Johnson Mike, so I left your draft and my questions, because I think the comments ...
MichaelHiltonSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
It is strongly recommended that you include your outline in the body of your essay by using the outline as section titles. The headings below are there to remind ...
MichaelDuignanSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
It is strongly recommended that you include your outline in the body of your essay by using the outline as section titles. The headings below are there to remind ...
MatthewZornSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
What is a Patent? The patent system is bursting at the seams. In many areas, if not in all, the patent system no longer accomplishes what it is designed to do, mainly ...
MarenHuldenSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
It is strongly recommended that you include your outline in the body of your essay by using the outline as section titles. The headings below are there to remind ...
MarkBierdzSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
Mark, I am glad I interpreted your paper incorrectly. I think what you have to say is more interesting than the words I put in your mouth. That said, I am still ...
KrystalCommonsSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
Health Care for All: A Victory. (revision) #8220;This is a big fucking deal #8221; Vice President Biden stated to President Obama as he passed the microphone at the ...
KrishnaSutariaSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
Insight and the Bramble Bush By KrishnaSutaria 14 Apr 2010 The Bramble Bush On the first day of class, we discussed the need to grapple different disciplines ...
KalliopeKefallinosSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
The Conspicuous Consumption of Food and Babies By KalliopeKefallinos 15 Apr 2010 I plan to use Veblen to locate what I take to be the problems central to two of ...
JoshuaHochmanSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
Law talk v. Lawyer speak By JoshuaHochman 16 Apr 2010 A little simplification would be the first step toward rational living, I think. 50 Cent You shouldn ...
JustinColannino-SecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
To see the paper as submitted, including all of Eben's comments, here. To see my responses to Eben's comments, including my goals in revision, here. Just Desert: ...
JoshLernerSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
Peter, thank you for your comments. They've been very helpful. As you'll see I decided to take this paper in a related although different direction. I decided to ...
JonathanWaisnorSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
Class Action Lawsuits to Enjoin Foreclosure: The Fremont Case (rewrite) Excessive Foreclosures and the Massachusetts Model The Problem The recent financial crisis ...
JohnJeffcottSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
Hi John, What an interesting topic! Your rich country poor country issue is the most compelling part of your essay. I therefore moved it up to the beginning of the ...
JohnSchwabSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
THIS TITLE HAS BEEN REMOVED DUE TO A COPYRIGHT CLAIM "It's pure theft, stolen from the artists" Joseph Biden, on internet piracy. Increased intellectual property ...
JohnAlbaneseSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
Why So Few People Care About Internet Privacy By JohnAlbanese 17 Apr 2010 The Puzzle In lecture on internet privacy, Eben expresses that he does not understand ...
JiadaiLinSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
By JiadaiLin 16 Apr 2010 Parental Custody Cases: A Balance of Rights Introduction Justice Scalia begins the opinion of Michael H. v. Gerald with #8220;The facts ...
JessicaHallettSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
It is strongly recommended that you include your outline in the body of your essay by using the outline as section titles. The headings below are there to remind ...
JessicaGuzikSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
Jess: I saved this under a new revision. My comments are still in the original. I hope this is faithful to the points you wanted to make. Jeffrey A friend of ...
JessicaCohenSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
The Hollow Concept of Judicial Empathy By JessicaCohen 06 Apr 2010 Obama's Litmus Test? I have to say, as a Conservative, i don't necessarily agree with how ...
JenniferLiSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
Sex Offenders: Let's Talk About It By JenniferLi 17 Apr 2010 At the risk of making this a VERY long post, I'm posting another draft of my paper here. I may move ...
JenniferGreenSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
The Foster Care System: A Charted Path By JenniferGreen 16 Apr 2010 Comments are on the original, the re write will be below. You took on a really tough topic ...
JeffreyPanSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
International Religious Freedom: A Cause Not Just for the Religious By JeffreyPan 12 Apr 2010 The International Religious Freedom Act In 1998, Congress passed ...
JeffreySchatzSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
Is Familyism Any Different Than Racism? By JeffreySchatz 15 Apr 2010 A pair of conversations Imagined Interview with a white supremacist Interviewer (I): What ...
JacquelynHehirSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
A Solution That Misses the Mark By JacquelynHehir 17 Apr 2010 Just this week, School Chancellor Joel Klein and United Federation of Teachers union president Michael ...
JeffKaoSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
Jeff I'm going to give you edits on the paper as you wrote it, and then write my own version at the end. Let me know if you have any questions! Nate Should we recognize ...
GraceChanSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
It is strongly recommended that you include your outline in the body of your essay by using the outline as section titles. The headings below are there to remind ...
GloverWrightSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
Glover these are my final edits. I #8217;ve rewritten the essay, but also left some of my thoughts in red. You may want to look back at the history and see my initial ...
FarayiMafotiSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
Farayi, I found your paper very interesting. I have placed my re write above and your original below. I thought your essay could have benefited from more organization ...
FranciscoGuzmanSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
I Know Something You Don #8217;t Know: Insider Trading By FranciscoGuzman 11 Apr 2010 The Origins of the Ban The United States was the first country to begin ...
EditingPaper2 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
Should I approach editing as if I were an editor for someone who was asking me to make revisions before they submitted something as his/her own? I am unsure how much ...
EricaSeligSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
Is the death penalty inherently unfair?: An examination of the viability of race based claims in the McCleskey era By EricaSelig 15 Apr 2010 Roughly 50% of ...
DevinMcDougallSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
There's room to expand, subtract, etc. as you think appropriate. Basically, I tried to spell out all the assumptions and reasons I thought were floating around in ...
DavidGoldinSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
All so I've stuck with the original idea since it means a lot to me but tried to address some of the issues Paul brought up in his comments by making my aims clearer ...
DavidGarfinkelSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
Conspicuous Consumption and the Law Student By DavidGarfinkel 16 Apr 2010 Conspicuous Consumption as a Useful Metaphor In The Theory of the Leisure Class , ...
DanKarmelSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
Outline for new version of this paper: Thesis: Borrowers should think about their mortgages as contracts allocating risk, and realize that they expressly pay higher ...
DanielHarris-SecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
Domain Names, Trademarks and Taxonomies Disclaimer This problem, independently conceived, was addressed in ftp://ftp.rfc editor.org/in notes/rfc2352.txt 2352. ...
DRussellKraftSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
DtRK, I've edited in order to cut down on words so that maybe we can add another skill that I think is crucial to becoming a good lawyer: that is the skill of being ...
CourtneySmithSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
From #8220;Ghetto #8221; to Gated Community By CourtneySmith 16 Apr 2010 Courtney, I have inserted my comments with regard to the substance of your paper in the ...
ConradCoutinhoSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
It is strongly recommended that you include your outline in the body of your essay by using the outline as section titles. The headings below are there to remind ...
ChristopherWlach-SecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
REVISED/REWRITTEN. My original second paper with Eben's comments is here. Filesharing and Artist Incentives for Creating New Music By ChristopherWlach 22 May ...
ChristopherCrismanCoxSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
Expressive Manipulation of Copyrighted Media: End Product Analysis vs. Component Analysis UPDATE 5/26: Sorry for the enormous delay. Hoping to get my rewrite up ...
ChihIFangSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
Rodell's Pursuance of Happiness By ChihIFang 17 Apr 2010 Introduction Felix Cohen, Jerome Frank, and Thurman Arnold #8211; all representatives of American legal ...
CarolineFerrisWhiteSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
Questioning Cerriere's Answer By CarolineFerrisWhite 15 Apr 2010 Truth, Beauty, and the Law Martha Tharaud believes that "the truth will be revealed." Though ...
BrandonGeSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
Judges and Umpires By BrandonGe 16 Apr 2010 History of the Judge Umpire Analogy While umpires in other sports made their way into opinions as early as 1886 in ...
BrookSuttonSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
It is strongly recommended that you include your outline in the body of your essay by using the outline as section titles. The headings below are there to remind ...
AshleySimpsonSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
Sticks Stones By AshleySimpson 17 Apr 2010 Eight months ago, Phoebe Prince emigrated from Ireland to the United States. Five months later, committed suicide. Initially ...
ArtCavazosJrSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
It is strongly recommended that you include your outline in the body of your essay by using the outline as section titles. The headings below are there to remind ...
AndrewGradman-SecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
READY FOR GRADINGopen for commenting Media Res I'm picturing three scenes we have in common, in which my use of the English language was an antagonist: the senate ...
AndrewCasciniSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
Andrew, nice essay. The thought process that you describe is one that most law students can relate to, though probably only subconsciously. Incorporate whatever ...
AmandaBellSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
Practice Pickets: solving the problem of no strike clauses before contract expiration The Problem of Fear In 2005, I was an organizer helping union members at a ...
AlisonMoeSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
Circuit Split: Why Federal Courts Should Allow Sentencing Entrapment Defenses, and Exclude Sentencing Manipulation Defenses . Circuits are currently split as to whether ...
AjaySainiSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
Provocation by Shame By AjaySaini 17 Apr 2010 The availability of a provocation defense to lower the degree of homicide from murder to voluntary manslaughter ...
AlexAsenSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
Thinking About Soccer and Ultimate Frisbee Like a Lawyer By Alex Asen 17 April 2010 Hi Alex. I apologize for not getting this done sooner, but my computer died ...
AerinMillerSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
Below is an amended draft which has incorporated some of Brook #8217;s considerations (included in his own redraft, below). Just Desserts: Intimate Homicide and ...
AbielGarciaSecondPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:34 IanSullivan
Abiel, I edited your paper and added my comments in blue. Let me know if you have any questions. Two Party Playlets and Risk Profiles By AbielGarcia 14 Apr 2010 ...
YoungLawyersAndTrialAndError 13 Jan 2012 - 23:33 IanSullivan
My favorite way to lean is by trial and error. The problem I see is that as a lawyer it will be my clients who suffer the effects of the errors, not me. One of the ...
WomenInThisBusiness 13 Jan 2012 - 23:32 IanSullivan
When we were discussing Cerriere's Answer today, I thought Jessica brought up an interesting point about how women sometimes worry that they come across as "too ...
WilliamKunstler 13 Jan 2012 - 23:32 IanSullivan
I think I mentioned this in an earlier post, but I'm working for the General Counsel at ORG for the summer. One sort of happy accident of my interning here is that ...
WhyArePeopleAfraidOfTalkingAboutRape 13 Jan 2012 - 23:32 IanSullivan
When we went over rape in our criminal law class, I made a comment about the role gender plays in our society in determining the definition of "rape". While I still ...
WhenTheEmptinessSwallowsYouWhole 13 Jan 2012 - 23:32 IanSullivan
So I found this article "When the Emptiness Swallows You" on abovethelaw.com today. It was written by a former big firm lawyer who went to NYU law school and now is ...
WhateverHappenedToDarfur 13 Jan 2012 - 23:32 IanSullivan
Whatever Happened to Darfur? Just a topic that #8217;s been on my mind. Simply because it #8217;s no longer in the popular media doesn #8217;t mean the problem is ...
WestlawKiller 13 Jan 2012 - 23:32 IanSullivan
Ok maybe not, but has anyone used Google Scholar to search for legal opinions? It's still quite primitive, but it has "how cited" similar to shepard's and keycite ...
WatchThisIfYouHaveTheTime 13 Jan 2012 - 23:32 IanSullivan
JessicaCohen 26 Feb 2010 Oscar nominated Short film called "Logorama." IP violations are hilarious. And it's really, really good. Before it's taken down! Quick ...
TwikiSkill 13 Jan 2012 - 23:32 IanSullivan
TwikiSkill Proficiency in using the "Twiki" medium. RonMazor 14 Jan 2010
TheiPad 13 Jan 2012 - 23:32 IanSullivan
NonaFarahnik 05 Apr 2010 My dad has never made the effort to be fluent in anything more than basic technology. When he wants music on his iPod he asks me or one of ...
TheWarOnWork 13 Jan 2012 - 23:32 IanSullivan
I'm a UAW kid. For that reason I'm sure it isn't coincidental that Rowe, host of the television show Jobs, has always been a source of constant fascination for me ...
TheTopTen 13 Jan 2012 - 23:32 IanSullivan
Every morning I wake up and I watch while I eat breakfast. At this point I sort of only half watch it, though, really. It's become a self contained ritual to begin ...
SupremeCourt1 13 Jan 2012 - 23:31 IanSullivan
DanielButrymowicz 14 Feb 2008 Part of DanielButrymowiczFirstPaper2010
SupremeCourt2 13 Jan 2012 - 23:31 IanSullivan
DanielButrymowicz 14 Feb 2008 Part of DanielButrymowiczFirstPaper2010
TheRichAreWalkingAway 13 Jan 2012 - 23:28 IanSullivan
Defaulters on Mortgages Are the Rich by David Streitfeld, New York Times, July 8, 2010 It seemed apt to post this article that just came out, given that it relates ...
SupremeCourtClosesMainEntrance 13 Jan 2012 - 23:27 IanSullivan
See http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100503/ap on go su co/us supreme court access "The Supreme Court is closing its iconic front entrance beneath the words 'Equal Justice ...
SummerWiki 13 Jan 2012 - 23:26 IanSullivan
In response to Eben's interest in hearing about our experiences revising work and using the wiki over the summer, I thought I would chime in and say that I found it ...
SummerExperience 13 Jan 2012 - 23:26 IanSullivan
I thought I would create this page to allow us to all share our experiences this summer because 1) I'm curious what everyone is up to, 2) I've already had lots of ...
StudentAction 13 Jan 2012 - 23:26 IanSullivan
Discussion page for improving law school. If interested, add your name, and add your ideas! Interested People Nona Farahnik Devin McDougall Jessica Cohen Christopher ...
StrikingOutOnOurOwn 13 Jan 2012 - 23:26 IanSullivan
DavidGarfinkel 20 Apr 2010 http://www.abanet.org/lsd/studentlawyer/feb10/filisko.shtml This is an article about law students starting their own practice after starting ...
SellingOut 13 Jan 2012 - 23:26 IanSullivan
JenniferGreen 09 Mar 2010 One of the most offensive slurs a Black person can call another Black person is an #8220;Uncle Tom #8221;. Taken from the leading character ...
RubberRooms 13 Jan 2012 - 23:26 IanSullivan
article came out in the New York Times today and I figured it would be worthwhile to post given our discussion in class yesterday. For those who don't have a chance ...
ResponsesToReadings 13 Jan 2012 - 23:26 IanSullivan
ResponsesToClassDiscussion 13 Jan 2012 - 23:26 IanSullivan
ReligionAndBeliefs 13 Jan 2012 - 23:26 IanSullivan
In one of my classes last week, someone asked #8220;how do we tell the difference between religion and a regular belief? #8221; This question gets to the heart of ...
QuestionsThatNeedAnswers 13 Jan 2012 - 23:26 IanSullivan
Overview I have done my best to organize the questions so that we can begin answering them. They are organized by content area and condensed whenever possible. I ...
PlatoLawyersVsPhilosophers 13 Jan 2012 - 23:25 IanSullivan
I came across this article in the New York Times this morning and it rubbed me the wrong way. The author uses Plato's rarely invoked "Theaetetus" to set up a distinction ...
PhilipHowardonLawandFreedom 13 Jan 2012 - 23:25 IanSullivan
MohitGourisaria 24 Feb 2010 Philip Howard talks about how law is stifling the nation, instead of aiding in its freedom. Someone, in class today, mentioned taking a ...
PersonalIntros2010 13 Jan 2012 - 23:23 IanSullivan
JenniferGreenIntro MichaelHiltonIntro
PaperScraps 13 Jan 2012 - 23:21 IanSullivan
I know some other people had multiple ideas for papers but never finished / developed them. Here is one of mine I. Introduction Columbia Law School Exam regulations ...
PaperRevisionAssignment 13 Jan 2012 - 23:21 IanSullivan
Paper Assignment When revising, make sure that your changes do not bring the total word count of the essay beyond the 1000 word limit. Instructions Find your name ...
OurFutureCareers 13 Jan 2012 - 23:21 IanSullivan
NovikaIsharSecondPaperRewrite 13 Jan 2012 - 23:21 IanSullivan
NovikaIshar 17 May 2010 While many independent American universities and organizations are proactive in sponsoring human rights awareness and enforcement abroad through ...
NovikaIsharRevisedFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:21 IanSullivan
NovikaIshar 18 Apr 2010 Is Prediction the Only Trade of a Lawyer? THE IDEOLOGICAL IMPACT Recently, University of Chicago law professor Geoffrey Stone published ...
MiddleClassCulpability 13 Jan 2012 - 23:21 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 ...
MiRiSongIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:21 IanSullivan
MatthewZornTheOtherPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:21 IanSullivan
A stream of my current consciousness As an amendment to the 2006 The Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act, the United States Congress declared that: #8220;English ...
MagCourt 13 Jan 2012 - 23:21 IanSullivan
One of the great things about my summer job is that I've been able to get to court often. I work across the street from both the District Court and Magistrate Court ...
LitigationandGrassrootsMobilizationTalkNotes 13 Jan 2012 - 23:21 IanSullivan
Here's an interesting related law review article: Leaders, Followers, and Free Riders: The Community Lawyer's Dilemma When Representing Non Democratic Client Organizations ...
LawSchoolReform 13 Jan 2012 - 23:20 IanSullivan
Can Someone help me change the topic name to LawSchoolTalk? I looked up how to change a name and it claims to be so easy, but I do not see anything that says rename ...
WenweiLaiIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:19 IanSullivan
As Charles Dickens said in Oliver Twist, "The law is an ass." I'm here trying to disprove it. However, it's like quantum physics: the harder you try to disprove it ...
SuzanneSciarraIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:19 IanSullivan
I came to law school because I wanted to work with people in a meaningful way, and I wanted to love what I did. I did not want to sit at a desk and count the minutes ...
TaylorMcGowanIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:19 IanSullivan
I expected law school to be just that schooling centered around the subject of law. But while my simple expectations have been surpassed when classes really engage ...
SaswatMisraIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:19 IanSullivan
I worked as an engineer and applied math researcher between college and law school. During that time, I spent several years working both for a government agency and ...
SamWellsIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:19 IanSullivan
I come to Columbia from Austin, TX, where I grew up and went to college. Perhaps this counts as membership in the axis of evil? I came to law school hoping to make ...
ShawnFettyIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:19 IanSullivan
I #8217;m committed to my family #8217;s wellbeing #8212;something that depended until very recently on the profits of our automotive repair shop. I could have seen ...
StephanieOduroIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:19 IanSullivan
I planned on going to law school since high school. It wasn #8217;t a random choice made haphazardly because I didn #8217;t know what to do with my life. I was set ...
StephenSeveroIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:19 IanSullivan
Why law school is not important. To steal a line from Yeats, #8220;A lonely impulse of delight drove to this tumult in the clouds. #8221; I always slouched towards ...
RonMazorIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:19 IanSullivan
Things To Obtain: RonMazor 14 Jan 2010
RyanSongIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:19 IanSullivan
My name is #8220;Ryan #8221; Yi Qian Song. As an Electrical Engineering student, my initial reason for coming to law school was to pursue a career in Intellectual ...
SamHersheyIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:19 IanSullivan
SamHershey 19 Jan 2010 Unlike the liberal arts education that I pursued as an undergraduate, a legal education is a clear means to an end: the ability to practice ...
RorySkaggsIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:19 IanSullivan
RorySkaggs 14 Jan 2010 When I originally applied, I expected nothing from law school. Law was one of the few subjects which piqued my interest enough to apply myself ...
PeterCavanaughIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:19 IanSullivan
I came to law school with no concrete idea of what I wanted out of it. Basically, many people I have met over the years that have had interesting lives have been lawyers ...
PeterParkIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:19 IanSullivan
PeterPark 14 Jan 2010 Less than 3 months after my family moved to the United States, my home country experienced the worst financial crisis in its history. My father ...
PaulSmithIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:19 IanSullivan
I worked in politics between college and law school. Though I enjoyed the work, it taught me that I lacked the capacity to have any real impact on issues I care about ...
PeterWadeIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:19 IanSullivan
To be honest I was, and still am, not entirely sure of the specific reasons why I wanted to come to law school. It was a plan that floated around in the back of my ...
RobLaserIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:19 IanSullivan
RobLaser 14 Jan 2010 I hoped to gain from law school an awesome job. However, along the way I expected it to be intellectually stimulating and to actually BREED creativity ...
NathanStopperIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:19 IanSullivan
NathanStopper 12 Jan 2010 Life in the Cubes There's nothing that makes you feel less human than a job where you sit in a cubicle all day and watch the minutes slowly ...
NonaFarahnik 13 Jan 2012 - 23:19 IanSullivan
NonaFarahnik 14 Jan 2010 I love almost every part of being at CLS, except for the whole grade thing/the curve that fuels it. If Eben is right that most transcripts ...
NovikaIsharIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:19 IanSullivan
I am a second generation Columbia law student. My father is a lawyer and a Columbia graduate who taught briefly at NYU and Columbia Law Schools. I grew up in New York ...
MohitGourisariaIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:19 IanSullivan
MohitGourisaria 14 Jan 2010 I came to law school because I wanted to be an actor #8211; until I got my first professional role and realised that I did not want to ...
MarkBierdzIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
I've always seen myself wearing something like a double breasted navy blue blazer with mock tortoiseshell buttons, a prewashed wrinkle proof cotton striped dress shirt ...
MatthewZornIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
My goal in Law School is to learn how to answer questions without really addressing the substance of the question. MatthewZorn 19 Jan 2010 #8220;For example, ...
MikeAbendIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
MikeAbend 14 Jan 2010 I came to law school because it presented the best opportunity to find a future professional job I was passionate about. A legal education is ...
MichaelHiltonIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
What I Wanted When I arrived at law school I wanted to leave in three years with a job. In addition to a job, I wanted to leave with the tools and ability to protect ...
MichaelDuignanIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
I did not always intend to go to law school. After college, I worked in research at a major bank. The job was well paid and often challenging, though not quite as ...
KayKimIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
Why I came to Columbia and What I expect from the school Pi Probability that I will retain the idealism that I obtained in college and eventually fulfill the objectives ...
KrystalCommonsIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
As an undergrad at UVA, I was a history major. In my course work and thesis work, I tried to focus on and capture the untold stories of the #8220;victims #8221;/unsung ...
KrishnaSutariaIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
"So, what brings you to law school?" I think I give a different answer to that question every time it is posed. A cynical view is that I don't really know, and that ...
MarenHuldenIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
I like challenges. Before law school I was a classroom teacher, which I discovered to be one of the most challenging and fulfilling jobs I could imagine. I left, though ...
JonathanWaisnorIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
JonathanWaisnor 12 Jan 2010 My name is Jonathan Waisnor, and I enrolled in law school, and Columbia in particular, looking for a group of teachers and fellow students ...
JoshLernerIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
I #8217;ve had four jobs in my life. I worked as a sportswriter, at two different real estate companies and most recently as a paralegal at a plaintiff #8217;s class ...
JoshuaHochmanIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
I am in law school because I was told that the experience would promote a different kind of thinking. I have this enduring fear that, from around high school until ...
JohnSchwabIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
I spent ten years writing mediocre jokes for mediocre television shows starring (mostly) bad people. I hope that law school will provide me with the skills and opportunities ...
KalliopeKefallinosIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
KalliopeKefallinos 13 Jan 2010 My name is Kalli Kefallinos. As an undergrad studying philosophy, I became fascinated with critical social theory. I found myself ...
JohnAlbaneseIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
I hope for clarity. I came to law school because most of the people who have careers that I can imagine myself succeeding at and enjoying have law degrees. My hope ...
JohnJeffcottIntroduction 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
I came to law school for two reasons: I thought the LSAT was a cool test, and I wanted to get a job. Any job, really (I was an English major). I think I'd prefer public ...
JessicaHallettIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
I came to law school hoping to give myself the chance to have a career that was fulfilling and in which I could do something good and effect change. What that #8220 ...
JiadaiLinIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
Before this (law school), I didn #8217;t know much about the law. I knew that it controlled me in many ways. I knew that it could be my friend or it could make me ...
JenniferGreenIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
JenniferGreen 14 Jan 2010 I came to law school under the advisement and belief that a law degree is a passport to the unimaginable. With a law degree, it is often ...
JeffreySchatzIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
I have always had an unfortunate fascination with history. I still waste countless hours reading Wikipedia articles about various historical events which have no obvious ...
JeffKaoIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
In a former life, I was an engineering major. I came here because I viewed law school as a way to understand society, and as a way to obtain the knowledge and authority ...
JenniferLiIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
JenniferLi 14 Jan 2010 I studied a great deal of political and social theory throughout college. Although I found the classes academically stimulating, they often ...
JeffreyPanIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
There are many reasons why I am in law school, but here are two of the more important ones: 1. Atticus Finch inspired me in 10th grade American Literature class with ...
GloverWrightIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
I studied anthropology and philosophy in college, where I developed an interest in critical theory, technology, and the ways they might each inform the other. I had ...
JacquelynHehirIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
I decided to attend law school because I #8217;d spent the last three years teaching in under resourced public schools and saw many of the difficulties faced by both ...
GraceChanIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
I've long been captivated by the notion of justice, which first manifested itself as a love for the superhero genre. This initially led me to try journalism, but I ...
GabrielZacariasIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
I hoped to go to Law School and essentially learn about all about the law. How to practice, how to think, and how to read were my three main learning objectives. I ...
FarayiMafotiIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
FarayiMafoti 14 Jan 2010 What I initially hoped for out of law school was a chance to hone my creative and logical sensibilities. I was a philosophy major in college ...
FranciscoGuzmanIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
A professor told me that vocations do not exist and that you could study whatever you enjoyed the most. Although I was a good business student for more than two years ...
EricaSeligIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
EricaSelig 12 Jan 2010 Three courses I took in college had a profound impact on my worldview: these were The Civil Rights Movement and the Black Power Era , The ...
DavidCaslerIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
There are always strands of law in American society. Nobody goes through their childhood or adolescence without knowing at least a few lawyers. I looked up to the ...
DavidGarfinkelIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
DavidGarfinkel 13 Jan 2010 My name is David Garfinkel. I was at political science major at UC Berkeley. My desire to go to law school was to develop certain knowledge ...
DRussellKraftIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
I came to Columbia because I want to be trained. What Eben says about immersion is just about right as to what I wanted and expected; I'd like to not only be fluent ...
DavidGoldinIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
DavidGoldin 14 Jan 2010 I came to law school hoping it would help me find a job that is both intellectually satisfying and that will enable me to care for my family ...
CourtneySmithIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
CourtneySmith 14 Jan 2010 I came to Columbia Law School in a roundabout way from the other side of Amsterdam Avenue. After getting an interdisciplinary master #8217 ...
ChrisCrismanCoxIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
ChristopherCrismanCox 14 Jan 2010 The future promises both great change and great opportunity proportional to that change. New historical developments and new inventions ...
ConradCoutinhoIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
ConradCoutinho 14 Jan 2010 Frankly, I only have a vague notion of what I hope to get from law school. Depending on how I feel when I #8217;m asked, I might respond ...
CeciliaWangIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
I came to law school following vague notions of lawyers being the more important members of the NGOs I interned at, not really wanting to leave the academic environment ...
ChihIFangIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
I initially decided to take the LSAT not for coming to law school, but for a $60/hour job of teaching the LSAT. Two years later, I am here in a law school, but I don ...
ArtCavazosJrIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
I'm not sure what I expected from law school. I suppose I could have thought it would be wonderful, horrible, difficult, inane, enlightening, etc. but none of those ...
BrookSutton-Intro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
I hope law school presents significant opportunities to engage with the world and leave a mark. Wrested from mere formalisms, law is a fundamentally self determinative ...
CarolineFerrisWhiteIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
My path to law school has been circuitous at best. Two years ago, if you had told me I'd be here right now, I would have laughed in your face. I always thought I ...
AshleySimpsonIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
I expect law school to help me discover the specific legal field that most interests me and the field in which I will practice upon graduation. Right now, I #8217 ...
BrandonGeIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
I can't say that there was a main reason I decided to come to law school. I came partially because of the intellectual challenge; partially because of the opportunities ...
AlisonMoeIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
I am fascinated by language and ideas in a way that is completely divorced from anything concrete and practical. I came to law school because, as an English and Philosophy ...
AjaySainiIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
My name is Ajay Saini and I have an uncontrollable emotional predilection for stability. This is, of course, problematic in a world consistent only in its instability ...
AndrewCasciniIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
My name is Andrew. I enjoy football. I study paleontology as a hobby my favorite ancient animal is the labyrinthodont. It's a big amphibian. I wanted to work in ...
AlexAsenIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
I am in law school because I hope when a lot of smart people are put in the same place, interesting ideas will emerge. I hope one of those interesting ideas will ...
AmandaBellIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
Before law school, I worked for nine years as a union organizer in Connecticut, Oregon, New York City, Washington DC, the Central Valley of California, North Carolina ...
AerinMillerIntroduction 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
I worked at a company in which the most savvy, levelheaded employees were the lawyers. I learned quickly that it was possible to do my job, as it was possible for ...
AbielGarciaIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:18 IanSullivan
Law school to me was just another way to put off the inevitable of becoming an adult. My senior year coming to a close, I realized I was going to have to face the ...
WendyFrancoisFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Seams Illogical By WendyFrancois 26 Feb 2010 We are often told that going to law school will not teach us how to be a lawyer . It will teach us how to think like ...
WenweiLaiFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
The Use of Foreign Sources in Supreme Court Decisions: Why Is It an Issue Today? By WenweiLai 25 Feb 2010 After 2002, suddenly justification is needed for the ...
TwikiGuestFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
If you have reached this page, you attempted to use the FirstPaper2010 page creation link without logging in. Please log in and try again. IanSullivan 27 Feb 2009 ...
TemiAdenijiFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Gongo Aso By TemiAdeniji 26 Feb 2010 Goodluck Jonathan was sworn in as Acting President of Nigeria #8212;incidentally a country with not much good luck to speak ...
TaylorMcGowanFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
The Revolutionary Lawyer By TaylorMcGowan 26 Feb 2010 The Need for Revolutions According to Thurman Arnold, altering organizations supported by a society #8217 ...
SuzanneSciarraFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
The Cultural Defense Defined In the United States, a cultural defense is invoked when defendants, generally immigrants, ask the court to excuse them from, or reduce ...
StephenSeveroFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Who Said That? And Why Do We Care? By StephenSevero 18 Jun 2010 Last week, my father talked to me about the book he was currently reading. It "proved beyond a ...
SamWellsFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
WHY "PROPERTY" ? By SamWells 13 May 2010 Property is not a thing. And it isn #8217;t even a person #8217;s relationship with a thing. We are told that ...
StephanieOduroFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
If It Doesn't Fit, You Must Acquit By StephanieOduro 15 May 2010 Introduction Criminal jury trials are complex mechanisms for finding "justice" that are not infallible ...
ShawnFettyFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
It's Not Your Grandfather's Segregation By ShawnFetty 26 Feb 2010 A Story I team taught English to middle school students for a year in the northeast of Japan ...
SaswatMisraFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Update ( 6/13/10 ) I've finished revising my first paper (for this round of review) Major Version History: Version 11 My first paper Version 12 My first paper ...
RyanSongFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Google book settlement: the future for orphan works? By RyanSong 16 Feb 2010 The 1976 Copyright Act has contributed to a growing proliferation of abandoned and ...
RorySkaggsFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
The Case for Animals Everyone By RorySkaggs 25 Feb 2010 Introduction "Humans are more important than animals." "We have more important problems to deal with ...
SamHersheyFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Paternity by Estoppel: Fighting Injustice with Injustice By SamHershey 21 Feb 2010 Introduction A recent class debate reminded me of a fascinating, heartbreaking ...
RonMazorFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Comments welcome. Strict Liability Should Govern Tort By RonMazor 19 Feb 2010 The Middle Ages Had It Right Medieval law gets a short shrift. Too often, it is ...
RobLaserFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
The "Family Man" (or "Community Man") Versus "The Christian Man" By RobLaser 17 Feb 2010 Disclaimer I am speaking from my personal experience as a man growing ...
PeterCavanaughFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Airline Policies Discriminating Due to Body Size Need Reform A Brewing Storm That air travel is degrading is something to which most people can relate, but an increasing ...
PeterWadeFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
The Cost of the Death Penalty By PeterWade 25 Feb 2010 The Death Penalty in America In much of the world, including most of those #8220;western #8221; nations ...
PaulinaSalmasFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Investigating the Devils We Know By PaulinaSalmas 16 May 2010 Popular response to the stories of John Brown and Joseph Stack illustrate how easy it is to focus ...
PeterParkFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
How do I sleep at night? I am an ADA. I'm the guy who keeps bad people away from you, the law abiding model citizen. I could have been a millionaire had I used my ...
NonaFarahnikFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Everyone Should Read Arnold By NonaFarahnik 18 Feb 2010 #8220;The actual habits and attitudes which operate under the banner of the creed to make the institution ...
NathanStopperFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
anyone out there? i made a lot of changes to this paper after Eben's comments, and i would love some feedback. if you're reading this...please make edits/comments ...
NovikaIsharFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Is Prediction the Only Trade of a Lawyer? By NovikaIshar 26 Feb 2010 Oliver Wendall Holmes posits that law is nothing more than "prophecies of what the courts ...
PaulSmithFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Do Majority Minority Districts Help or Hurt? By PaulSmith 26 Feb 2010 History The 1965 Voting Rights Act significantly increased the number of minorities in elected ...
MikeAbendFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Innocent by Circumstance By MikeAbend 28 Feb 2010 Introduction I don't think I'll ever be convicted of a serious crime. This determination is not the result ...
MohitGourisariaFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Empty Title By MohitGourisaria 21 Feb 2010 This is not a spiel on how Tiger Wood #8217;s #8220;drifted away #8221; from Buddhism. In fact, from the little I ...
MiRiFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
The Myth Behind #8220;My job is not who I am. It is just what I do. #8221; By MiRi 22 Feb 2010 Essence #8211; Who I am. Heidegger said that the essence of something ...
MichaelDuignanFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
A Guide To Small Claims Court By MichaelDuignan 24 Feb 2010 Using the court to right a wrong "As a litigant, I should dread a lawsuit beyond almost anything short ...
MatthewZornFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Always a Work In Progress Introduction of the Past Meet Stanley. He is the winner of the 2005 Defense Advance Research Projects Agency's Grand Challenge (DARPA), ...
MichaelHiltonFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Illiteracy and Contract NAAL Studies Literacy is a problem for many adults in the United States. The National Assessment of Adult Literacy (NAAL) study from 2003 ...
KrystalCommonsFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
I moved this to the old place, and made a few other minor changes, like redating your signature, because the tools I use to analyze revisions are based on the "History ...
MarenHuldenFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
The Moral Development of Jurisprudence By MarenHulden 26 Feb 2010 Introduction Brown v. Board of Education is revered as a triumph for civil rights both as a ...
MarkBierdzFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Same old bullshit, no matter how prestigious the school. My brother woke me up that morning; he told me there was a cool movie on TV where America was under attack ...
KalliopeKefallinosFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Prologue: After thinking about how to edit my first paper, I finally conceded that the paper contained one fundamental flaw (as well as many more superficial flaws ...
KrishnaSutariaFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Modern Fugitive Laws By KrishnaSutaria 23 March 2010 I. History Repeating Itself Take a look this. Such posters served as warnings to black populations in Massachusetts ...
JoshuaHochmanFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Paper Title By JoshuaHochman 26 Feb 2010 I don't have an exact quote to start with, but Eben said something early in the semester that I felt provided a good ...
JustinColannino-FirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Forced pooling as a solution to the tragedy of the anticommmons in patent law The anticommons and its tragedy An anticommons occurs when multiple owners each have ...
JoshLernerFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Fact Finding in Baseball By JoshLerner 26 Feb 2010 Baseball's Judicial System Introduction to the System Baseball has a judicial system that operates as a two ...
JonathanWaisnorFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Elevating Participation in American Presidential Elections Problems with the Voting System The often repeated goal of the American voting system is to provide each ...
JohnJeffcottFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Concern About Tax Code Complexity Our government has become significantly larger and more complex over the past century to accommodate the growing needs of an industrial ...
JohnAlbaneseFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
The Creed of the War on Drugs. By JohnAlbanese 25 Feb 2010 17 May 2010 Introduction The War on Drugs is a failure. Read the first edition of this essay for ...
JohnSchwabFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
THINKING ABOUT THE CRIMINAL LAW If Holmes was correct and the law is what it does, then the criminal law is a force that imprisons young, poor, male minorities in ...
JiadaiLinFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Rethinking the Law School Approach By JiadaiLin 23 Feb 2010 Introduction and a Purpose In the early hours of April 20, 1989, a white Ivy League educated woman ...
JessicaGuzikFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
By JessicaGuzik 26 Feb 2010 Why I Don't Like the Criminal Law System How our criminal law system fits in with what I have learned thus far in law school Before ...
JessicaHallettFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Following All of the Rules By JessicaHallett 25 Feb 2010 Joseph Stack In a letter written before his death, Joe Stack wrote of the tax activities that led to ...
JenniferLiFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
First revision: I'm sorry to have taken so long to get to this, I just got back to the US from traveling abroad (where there was unexpectedly poor internet access ...
JenniferGreenFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
A Lesson in Morality By JenniferGreen 26 Feb 2010 An Antiquated System The intellectual transformation that marks the beginning of one #8217;s journey to ...
JenniferBurke-FirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
But footnotes are the wrong way to link in the web anyway. Why not turn the footnotes into live links in the paper? All but two of your sources are cited by URL ...
JessicaCohenFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
What the Realists Are Missing By JessicaCohen 25 May 2010 Arnold #8217;s Deficit As American society underwent a radical shift in the time of the New Deal, American ...
JeffKaoFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Not on innovation alone: Politics and the Regulation of Television White Space On November 4, 2008, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) commissioners voted ...
JeffreyPanFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
A First Amendment Dilemma: Keeping the Bible in Public Schools By JeffreyPan 26 Feb 2010 The First Amendment and the idea of the separation of church and state ...
JacquelynHehirFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Applying a Lesson Learned as a Teacher By JacquelynHehir 27 Feb 2010 Starting with what I know: the essential quality of a good teacher The best teachers start ...
JeffreySchatzFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
The Invisible Fist
FranciscoGuzmanFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Liarland (Disclaimer: All characters described are fictitious. Any resemblance to real persons or situations is purely coincidental.) By FranciscoGuzman 19 Feb ...
FarayiMafotiFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 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 ...
GraceChanFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
OPEN ACCESS TO LEGAL INFORMATION still editing a bit By GraceChan 17 Feb 2010 The Problem With the System Today Unequal Access is Unequal Justice A report ...
GloverWrightFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
To Hold in a Single Thought Reality and Justice A true war story is never moral. It does not instruct, nor encourage virtue, nor suggest models of proper human behavior ...
DevinMcDougallFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Climate Change, Creeds, and Expertise I. A problem: Climate change is a priority justice issue There is international scientific consensus that climate change is ...
EricaSeligFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Untitled By EricaSelig 26 Feb 2010 INTRO: LANGUAGE OF THE COURTS OF CONQUEST In 1392, Antonio de Nebrija wrote Gramática , the first modern grammar book of its ...
DavidGoldinFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
I took a different approach to this paper while trying to explore the same overall theme. My attempts at generalization were failing for obvious reasons, so instead ...
DavidGarfinkelFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Juvenile Justice By DavidGarfinkel 25 Feb 2010 During one of my summers in college, I served as a volunteer law clerk for one of the District Attorney #8217;s ...
DRussellKraftFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Just Punishment? By DRussellKraft Some Starting Assumptions This essay is written for my classmates at Columbia Law School. In my argument I assume the following ...
DanKarmelFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Moral Culpability and Punishment By DanKarmel 26 Feb 2010 Moral Assumptions in the Law Our justice system is more than carelessly replete with moral phraseology ...
ChristopherCrismanCoxFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Eben, here is my response to your comments: I agree with you that a #8220;bitstream is a bitstream. #8221; I agree that Grooveshark could be forced to take down ...
CeciliaWangFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 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 ...
CourtneySmithFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
A Plea for Dr. Tom Butler By CourtneySmith 25 Feb 2010 Dr. Plague Tom Butler did not hang, nor was he a martyr for a noble cause. He is, however, a good man ...
ChihIFangFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Human Condition of Absurdity By ChihIFang 26 Feb 2010 Introduction: A Narrative of Absurdity (a true story) Three young children gathered around a lobster tank ...
CarolineFerrisWhiteFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Split Selves: Morality and the Law The Law Binds Us Together; the Law Splits Us in Two Justice Douglas writes that "the rule of law..., evenly applied to minorities ...
BrookSuttonFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
I moved this here because revisions belong under the topic heading they revise. My tools for understanding changes made work on the page "History," so saving the ...
BetterLawSchoolTalk 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
What I wonder is if having more methods of evaluation throughout the semester would increase or decrease that level of competition. AndrewWolstan 18 Feb 2008 A ...
BrandonGeFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Social Norms and Increasing Compliance With HOV Restrictions While Decreasing Police Enforcement By BrandonGe 26 Feb 2010, Revised 13 May 2010 The Destination ...
ArtCavazosJrFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Underneath the Mythology The affluence of the rich excites the indignation of the poor Our Institutions The Yes Men are jammers who, posing as World Trade Organization ...
AshleySimpsonFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
The Merits of Increasing Minority Presence in the Criminal Justice System By AshleySimpson 23 Feb 2010 It is important that minorities take positions in the criminal ...
AndrewCasciniFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
A Distinction Without a Substance: The Market Participation Exception By AndrewCascini 24 Feb 2010 A Distinction is Made... The Commerce Power and the Dormant ...
AmandaHungerford-FirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Ready for grading From the Classroom to the Firm By AmandaHungerford 11 Feb 2008 Introduction Nine months after graduating from CLS, of students are employed ...
AlisonMoeFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
re write below original Offerors Have no Pure Incentives for Making Unilateral Offers By AlisonMoe 25 Feb 2010 Offerors Have no Pure Incentives for Making Unilateral ...
AlexAsenFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Government Levied Fines Should Be Earmarked to Foreign Aid By AlexAsen 23 Feb 2010 Intro "Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor ...
AjaySainiFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
The Lawyer's Craft By AjaySaini 26 Feb 2010 Introduction While working in India, I came to the belief that the needs of every Indian could be met by legislation ...
AerinMillerFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Overlapping Local Law: Muslim Immigration and the European Legal System By AerinMiller 25 Feb 2010 I. Introduction There is a demographic revolution taking place ...
AbielGarciaFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
Hey! Get Off My Copyright! By AbielGarcia 25 Feb 2010 All That Hard Work, Need To Get Paid. I remember the first day I downloaded a song from Napster. It was ...
LawContempSocSoc 13 Jan 2012 - 23:13 IanSullivan
Hi, all. I was taking some time this holiday weekend to reflect on the summer, and I realized that the summer's approaching half over. I don't know how many of you ...
InternetSecurity 13 Jan 2012 - 23:13 IanSullivan
NonaFarahnik 22 Mar 2010 Eben, will you hold a lunch session for Net novices who want to learn more about how we can improve our online privacy? Of course, but ...
InequalityJustice 13 Jan 2012 - 23:13 IanSullivan
Is inequality inherently unjust? If so, what can be done to reconcile justice with a world defined by scarcity of resources and the continual creation of unequal relationships ...
InLawSchoolsGradesGoUpJustLikeThat 13 Jan 2012 - 23:13 IanSullivan
I'm sure many of you have read the recent NYT Article, Law Schools, Grades Go Up, Just Like That. I have enjoyed reading the comments of the article, which span from ...
ImplicitAssociations 13 Jan 2012 - 23:13 IanSullivan
NathanStopper 20 Feb 2010 Reading Jerome Frank made me think of the Implicit Associations Test that I took in a college social psychology class. I'm sure many of ...
IPhoneBoycottJune 13 Jan 2012 - 23:13 IanSullivan
Update! Foxconn has promised to give substantial raises to all its workers in China. At the Longhua plant where the deaths occurred, by October 2010 pay will ...
HowardZinn 13 Jan 2012 - 23:13 IanSullivan
This piece by Noam Chomsky on the legacy of his friend Howard Zinn, who passed away last month, echoes many of the themes of our recent discussions. Zinn had a different ...
HowSentimentFuelsPretense 13 Jan 2012 - 23:13 IanSullivan
NonaFarahnik 02 Apr 2010
HateCrimes 13 Jan 2012 - 23:13 IanSullivan
JessicaCohen 20 Apr 2010 Earlier today, a jury on Long Island a 19 year old of manslaughter in the killing of an Ecuadorean immigrant. According to media reports ...
FunFacts 13 Jan 2012 - 23:13 IanSullivan
Education, Economic Status and Race/Ethnicity in the United States Legal Education Lawyers Law Students U.S. pop. 25 High School Diploma 100 ...
FirstPaperEditRequests 13 Jan 2012 - 23:13 IanSullivan
Since I'm sure nobody has anything better to do this week, I thought I'd create this page for people who'd like some feedback on their first paper rewrites. It was ...
FindingLeff 13 Jan 2012 - 22:26 IanSullivan
Hi classmates! I've been searching through this website for Leff's Swindling and Selling without any success. I thought spending a lot of time trying to find it ...
EmpathyAndTheLaw 13 Jan 2012 - 22:05 IanSullivan
I am lucky, in that my name begins with a C and Eben edited my paper a long time ago. Still, it took me some time to inure myself to the scary red ink and actually ...
EmailEncryptionWorkshop 13 Jan 2012 - 22:05 IanSullivan
Hello wiki! I wanted to let all interested know that my friend Yin Huang has kindly offered to teach people how email encryption works and how to set it up, since ...
ElenaKagan 13 Jan 2012 - 22:05 IanSullivan
Is anyone else disappointed with this nomination (from a non liberal/conservative point of view)? I think it is terribly disappointing that we keep getting these Ivy ...
EducationReform 13 Jan 2012 - 22:05 IanSullivan
A friend and I recently got into a discussion / argument recently over education reform. It all started when I scoffed at the fact that prospective grade school teachers ...
EbenSalon 13 Jan 2012 - 22:05 IanSullivan
This Topic Exists to be a parent to other exploratory topics based (at least initially) on the questions about order raised by Nona and others on February 2nd. DRussellKraft ...
DoNotesMatter 13 Jan 2012 - 22:04 IanSullivan
We're encouraged to write notes, but do they really do anything worthwhile? Granted, they will have an effect on the note writer herself, if at all taken seriously ...
CurrentEventsIndex 13 Jan 2012 - 22:04 IanSullivan
This page is intended organize all the interesting articles people are posting. Please edit the page to add articles (and discussion pages) to the list. We can play ...
CriminalDefense 13 Jan 2012 - 22:04 IanSullivan
Eben has spoken very highly of criminal defense several times in class. I am one of those people who still doesn #8217;t know what kind of law he wants to practice ...
CreativeStudentWritings 13 Jan 2012 - 22:04 IanSullivan
Someone said I ought to try this, so here we go. Lawyering is changing the world with words, eh? Well there's a broad definition if I've ever seen one. Changing ...
ClassNotesSpring2010 13 Jan 2012 - 22:03 IanSullivan
#### 01.26 Tuesday Generally, redistributing income to your client helps your client. If you want to maximize your utility according to what you think utility is ...
ClassNotes2008 13 Jan 2012 - 22:01 IanSullivan
Class Notes Spring 2010 ClassNotesSpring2010 Here, I've posted some notes from class. I am sure that I have missed things, so please feel free to make corrections ...
ClassMusicList 13 Jan 2012 - 22:01 IanSullivan
Tuesday, January 13 i)The Beatles Revolution ii)Chaka Khan (?) Have a little faith in me Thursday, January 15 i) Hymn: "Jerusalem" Music by: C. Hubert Parry ...
ChartYourIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 22:01 IanSullivan
I made a chart so we can think about our intros in a different way. It can give each of us insight into what topics we chose to emphasize or ignore in our intros. ...
CerriereOnSocialClasses 13 Jan 2012 - 22:01 IanSullivan
According to Tharaud, referring to the girl who took their order in Ying #8217;s: #8220;I #8217;d say this girl is of a higher class if, by class, we mean the amount ...
CerriereAndSensitivity 13 Jan 2012 - 22:01 IanSullivan
As part of this class, we #8217;ve looked at the subjects of our readings and asked: #8220;what does it mean to be this kind of lawyer? #8221; On this note, I #8217 ...
ApparentlyGradesMatter 13 Jan 2012 - 21:59 IanSullivan
I guess this post will be syndicated among various !LawContempSoc veterans of the Class of 2012? Hello, Class of 2012. I took this class three years ago. I am a ...
AmericanSocialism 13 Jan 2012 - 21:59 IanSullivan
American capitalism is a charade. If a years worth of bail outs has not convinced you of that fact, I do not know what will. But, perhaps programs like Social Security ...
APPLvsApple 13 Jan 2012 - 21:58 IanSullivan
This is not meant to incite another tech debate, or to attack mac users (I don't think anybody has time for that nowadays). A friend of mine (who used to ridicule ...
AListOfInterestingLinks 13 Jan 2012 - 21:58 IanSullivan
Readings That Remind Us of Class This topic seems to have taken off a little, which is nice. I'm thinking that in the interest of usability, it might be worthwhile ...
MichaelHollowayIntro 27 Mar 2011 - 19:15 MichaelHolloway
I came to law school because, like most people in the United States, I struggle in its post industrial economy. I want to improve it for myself, my family, and others ...
PoliticsLinks 06 Dec 2010 - 17:13 DRussellKraft
Links about Politics though isn't everything politics? #LatestComments http://www.economist.com/blogs/democracyinamerica/2010/12/after secrets Anyone want to ...
LawProfessorsWhoNeverPracticed 01 Sep 2010 - 13:39 RobLaser
My friend Rory Skaggs mentioned how interesting he finds it that so few law professors ever were (as he put it) actual lawyers. I am still collecting my thoughts on ...
InternetLunch 15 Aug 2010 - 19:22 NonaFarahnik
I know we will eventually be able to do the Net security lunch with Eben. Sometimes, his tech references go way over my head so I wanted to start a list about the ...
ReadingandThinking 14 Aug 2010 - 13:16 CourtneySmith
As I was reading the Internet this morning, I came across a on the Daily Dish that articulated some concerns about reading and thinking that have also come up in LCS ...
EconomistArticle-UnderlyingFitness 30 Jul 2010 - 14:37 MikeAbend
MikeAbend 30 Jul 2010 Another potential explanation... http://www.economist.com/node/9581656 Blatant benevolence and conspicuous consumption Charity is just as ...
LawyeringLinks 24 Jul 2010 - 05:00 DevinMcDougall
Links About Lawyering This is an interesting essay by a lawyer who graduated in 2007 into the waiting arms of unemployment. He decided to begin helping people who ...
SingSingVisit 23 Jul 2010 - 20:47 CeciliaWang
I recall that during one class this past semester, Eben admonished all those aspiring to become prosecutors to spend a day in a prison in order to understand what ...
TwinTowersCorrectionalFacility 20 Jul 2010 - 07:40 NonaFarahnik
NonaFarahnik 20 Jul 2010 Past my bedtime. Stream of consciousness. How should our society treat a guy who sliced up his roommates and then ate them? A man who would ...
FirstPaperRound2 09 Jul 2010 - 20:28 KalliopeKefallinos
MikeAbend 09 Jul 2010 Over the past decade, as retailers subtly transformed into e tailers, I noticed that the online shopping experience was merely a new form of ...
LGBTPrideDay2010 07 Jul 2010 - 05:53 EricaSelig
Today was the LGBT Pride Celebration in San Francisco, where I'm working this summer. Many other cities, including NY, also hold Pride celebrations on the last of ...
KalliopeKefallinosRevisedPaper 04 Jul 2010 - 19:13 KalliopeKefallinos
Jessica, I used the rewrite you created on this page to make edits on the page of my original essay, KalliopeKefallinosSecondPaper . I originally was going to edit ...
BarackObama 30 Jun 2010 - 23:21 WenweiLai
I am pretty psyched about Eben's "Statement on Interim Grades" because (1) I haven't finished any of my rewrites and (2) I am the only extern in my office and I will ...
EarlyInterviewProgram 25 Jun 2010 - 03:08 NonaFarahnik
My question at the EIP meeting: Will we also be given information about which firms deferred CLS students? Nona Are you referring to Petal Modeste's response to ...
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MikeAbendFirstPaperSecondRewrite 22 Jun 2010 - 22:32 MikeAbend