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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
ANoteOnCohenAndHobbes 11 Jan 2010 - 16:54 IanSullivan
In the spirit of some concerns posted on the discussion under the rubric of free speech, I would like to turn some ears over to Cohen's conception of the 'state,' ...
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 ...
AaronShepardFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 21:34 IanSullivan
I have put the new paper here, with the original masterpiece below. The original draft and my comments on it are preserved as the prior version, so they don't ...
AaronShepardIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:13 IanSullivan
AaronShepard 14 Jan 2009 I suppose I am here because law school presents the traditional path to the careers I have considered. I can relate to this. The Oliver Wendell ...
AaronShepardSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:31 IanSullivan
This a revision of Anja Havedal First Paper . Hopefully I didn't mess up the formatting. Ambition for Ambition's Sake AaronShepard 17 Apr 2009 Building ...
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 ...
AaronShepardThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:46 IanSullivan
Diverse Concepts of Diversity By AaronShepard 15 May 2009 Inspiration Racism is one response for why diversity policies exist. I must remind you again ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
AdamCarlis-FirstPaper 12 Jan 2009 - 22:40 IanSullivan
Combating Obama's Creed By AdamCarlis 4 April 2008 Introduction This season's Democratic primary showcased two gifted politicians, providing insight into how ...
AdamCarlis-SecondPaper 21 Jan 2009 - 22:53 IanSullivan
Teaching Lawyers Introduction Columbia is blessed with committed faculty, yet cursed by dreadful instruction. As a former teacher and trainer of teachers, I am confident ...
AdamCarlisIntro 21 Jan 2009 - 22:53 IanSullivan
I see the courtroom as a place where folks who usually lose can win. Whether it means banding together to create justice (class actions, mass torts, etc.) or standing ...
AdamGold-FirstPaper 12 Jan 2009 - 22:40 IanSullivan
Romney's Plan for 2012? By AdamGold 12 Feb 2008 I. Romney's Approach for dropping out in 2008 Mitt Romney, exemplifying Arnold #8217;s idea that politics uses ...
AdamGold-SecondPaper 21 Jan 2009 - 22:53 IanSullivan
AdamGold 03 Apr 2008 The Intangible Losses of the Move to Online Music Acquisition There is no doubt that online music purchasing or sharing sites, such as iTunes ...
AdamGoldIntro 21 Jan 2009 - 22:56 IanSullivan
AdamGold 18 Jan 2008 Law school seemed to make sense. I have always been interested in reading and writing, and to quote my Civ Pro TA from last semester, #8220 ...
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 ...
AdmittedStudentSalesDay 07 Jan 2010 - 21:34 IanSullivan
Note: I have refactored this conversation and started a new topic on choosing CLS over a public state school here. KeithEdelman 30 Mar 2009 For a documentation ...
AdmittedStudentsOurDecisions 07 Jan 2010 - 21:35 IanSullivan
Our Experiences at Admitted Students Day This topic is meant to be a documentation of what we experienced at our admitted students day, how we made our decisions to ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
AhBartleby 07 Jan 2010 - 21:35 IanSullivan
first paragraph here seems pretty uncharitable to the narrator. If he'd exercised legal authority early on to expel Bartleby, he'd be accused of heartlessness. Trying ...
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 ...
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 ...
AimingAtAimfulness 07 Jan 2010 - 21:35 IanSullivan
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
AjKhandakerFirstPaper 13 Apr 2014 - 11:39 AjKhandaker
AjKhandakerSecondPaper 13 Apr 2014 - 11:39 AjKhandaker
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
AlexHuFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 21:34 IanSullivan
When Ignorance Is Blameworthy By AlexHu 14 Apr 2009 This paper was revised as part of the second paper assignment Why is the layman ignorant of the law? The layman ...
AlexHuIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:13 IanSullivan
AlexHu 15 Jan 2009 I came to law school for a few reasons. Firstly, I enjoy thinking about the origins of law. Laypeople typically respond to a "law" based on their ...
AlexHuSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:31 IanSullivan
The Institution of Monogamous Marriage and Alternatives Original Work by YinanZhang 26 Feb 2009, Edited by AlexHu 15 Apr 2009 Introduction The institution of ...
AlexHuThirdPaper 07 Jan 2010 - 21:35 IanSullivan
A New Standard of Admissions for Law Schools By AlexHu 19 May 2009 Law school admissions are a joke Everyone knows the joke: two numbers measure one #8217;s law ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
AlexLawrence-SecondPaper 21 Jan 2009 - 22:53 IanSullivan
More than any other form of art, architecture requires cash. Especially at the level of large urban architecture, no architect has the means to build for themselves ...
AlexLawrenceIntro 21 Jan 2009 - 22:54 IanSullivan
AlexLawrence 21 Jan 2008 I came to law school this year because I was at loose ends, and I still don't know what I want to do after law school. I came here with ...
AlexUballezIntro 15 Jan 2009 - 16:09 AlexanderUballez
AlexanderUballez 15 Jan 2009 I came to law school to secure power, influence and respect. I came for my family, for my friends, for my unborn children. I came because ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
AlexanderUballezFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 21:34 IanSullivan
There was no need to maintain the prior draft of your essay on this page, because it is stored in its original form as versions 1 and 2 of this document. I removed ...
AlexanderUballezIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:13 IanSullivan
AlexanderUballezSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:31 IanSullivan
"Slaves ourselves, it would be a mere pretension to think of freeing others." Gandhi Originally by Sehgal 27 Feb 2009 Rishi Valley School While in India, I had ...
AlexanderUballezThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:46 IanSullivan
Final Thoughts By AlexanderUballez 23 May 2009 End of the line? While we can write about anything, I have the urge to respond to the larger themes of our discussions ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
AlfianKuchitIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:13 IanSullivan
AlfianKuchit 18 Jan 2009 My grandparents migrated from Dutch Batavia in the early 20th century to Singapore which was then under the control of the British Colonial ...
AlfianKuchitSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:31 IanSullivan
China #8217;s Hand in Africa By UchennaIbekwe 27 Feb 2009 (Edited by Alfian Kuchit) Observe calmly; secure our position; cope with affairs calmly; hide our capacities ...
AlfianKuchitThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:46 IanSullivan
Introduction Eben Moglen is the only law professor I #8217;ve met who assigned reading an obituary for his class. The obituary was that of Stallings, a mathematician ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
AllInThisTogether 17 Apr 2010 - 19:05 NonaFarahnik
of Housing Crisis on an Arizona Street , New York Times, March 23, 2010 I saw this in the paper today and thought it was pertinent to bring up, especially since Eben ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
AmandaHungerford-SecondPaper 21 Jan 2009 - 22:54 IanSullivan
Ready for grading Conspicuous Consumption and the Environmental Movement Premise: if we accept, for argument #8217;s sake, that Veblen #8217;s thesis in The Theory ...
AmandaHungerfordIntro 21 Jan 2009 - 22:54 IanSullivan
I was a sociology major in college, which made me want to be a revolutionary. But as I approached graduation, I looked around and realized that not very many jobs ...
AmandaRichardson-FirstPaper 12 Jan 2009 - 22:40 IanSullivan
The Constitution as a Symbol By AmandaRichardson 12 Feb 2008 Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd. Voltaire The Constitution in Suburbia ...
AmandaRichardsonIntro 21 Jan 2009 - 22:54 IanSullivan
I #8217;m interested in public policy in education and human rights, and law school, for me, was a way of exploring the underlying legal framework of those policies ...
AmandaRichardsonSecondPaper 21 Jan 2009 - 22:55 IanSullivan
The End of 1L Year By AmandaRichardson 04 Apr 2008 #8220;Whether he be original or plagiarist, man is the novelist of himself. #8230; To be free means to be ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
AnaCorrea-SecondPaper 21 Jan 2009 - 22:55 IanSullivan
Is Beauty in the Eye of the Fee Holder? By AnaCorrea 28 Mar 2008 Introduction I want to examine the tension between owner's rights and artist's rights where ...
AnaCorreaIntro 21 Jan 2009 - 22:55 IanSullivan
When I was younger, I changed my career objectives monthly or so. In the tenth grade, the law finally won out. At that age, I had the idealistic impression that obtaining ...
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 ...
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 ...
AnatoleFrance 17 Apr 2010 - 19:05 NonaFarahnik
NonaFarahnik 05 Feb 2010 A few years ago, I read an Anatole France quote that challenged me: "La majestueuse égalité des lois, qui interdit au riche comme au pauvre ...
AncientEstate 07 Jan 2010 - 22:47 IanSullivan
XinpingZhu 23 Feb 2009 read from http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2009 02/04/content 7445706.htm Man, 99 years old, on trial for swindling (Agencies) Updated: 2009 ...
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 ...
AndresOFarrellFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 21:35 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 ...
AndresOFarrellSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:32 IanSullivan
Communication and Technology By MichaelPanfil 27 Feb 2009 Edited by Andres O'Farrell Individuals are, at least in part, a product of their environment. This ...
AndresOFarrellThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:46 IanSullivan
The eternal dilemma of the graduating LL.M. 1. Commencement is finally here. Caps and gowns have been picked up; most of my grades are already in; friends and relatives ...
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 ...
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 ...
AndrewCasciniSPersonalStatement 15 Apr 2010 - 21:53 AndrewCascini
Here it is. Just like I handed it in. As a history major, I read narratives differently than most students. Unlike other disciplines emphasizing narrative analysis ...
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 ...
AndrewCaseFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 21:35 IanSullivan
The Justice Con By AndrewCase 26 Feb 2009 I. The Question Is money at the heart of every con, or can the machinery of the con be used elsewhere? Can the mark ...
AndrewCaseINtro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:13 IanSullivan
In the fifteen years since I graduated from college, I have been a teacher, a government spokesman, and a police misconduct investigator, but mostly I have written ...
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 ...
AndrewCaseThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:46 IanSullivan
Collaboration in Theatre and the Law In law school, we may be told that lawyers succeed when they collaborate, but we are not taught to work together. At the risk ...
AndrewGradman-FirstPaper 12 Jan 2009 - 22:39 IanSullivan
revision 3 was the last submitted before the deadline; I edit for clarity / pride in my work / classmates' benefit "How a functionalist farce became a modern morality ...
AndrewGradman-HelpAnonymizeMyThirdPaper 21 Jan 2009 - 22:59 IanSullivan
Whoops. Does anyone know how to delete a thread? AndrewGradman 28 Mar 2008 As currently set up, page deletion requires membership in the Admin group. Which page ...
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 ...
AndrewGradmanIntro 11 Jan 2010 - 16:52 IanSullivan
Like my brother (an engineer) and my dad (a surgeon), I have fun solving problems. I chose law school because I take as my premise that solving WORD problems ...
AndrewHerink-FirstPaper 12 Jan 2009 - 22:38 IanSullivan
Demsetz and Bias By AndrewHerink 10 Feb 2008 In 1967, Harold Demsetz published an article in the American Economic Review , arguing that #8220;new property rights ...
AndrewHerink-SecondPaper 21 Jan 2009 - 22:55 IanSullivan
Plunkitt and the Art of Dual Display By AndrewHerink 10 Feb 2008 George Washington Plunkitt, whose musings are documented in William Riordon #8217;s Plunkitt ...
AndrewHerinkIntro 21 Jan 2009 - 22:56 IanSullivan
Principally, I am at law school because I want to gain the power to affect significant social change. I feel that a J.D. will give me opportunities to do so in a wide ...
AndrewMcCormickFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 21:35 IanSullivan
Toby : More college kids think they'll see UFOs than Social Security checks. Bartlet : But they don't tell you how many believe in UFOs; that's the number we ought ...
AndrewMcCormickIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:13 IanSullivan
Folks, this was initially posted in the wrong place; here is a second try. What I hope to get from law school: Mostly, two and a half years from now, I hope I can ...
AndrewMcCormickSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:31 IanSullivan
This is a revision of AlexHuFirstPaper, although the template being copied onto is his revision. Please diff back to find the original paper. Thanks Andrew McCormick ...
AndrewMcCormickThirdPaper 07 Jan 2010 - 21:35 IanSullivan
AndrewMcCormick 23 May 2009 A story: I had a Monday, Wednesday, Friday Econ class my freshman year. It took me a week to realize my professor was a hack, and while ...
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 ...
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 ...
AndrewWolstan-FirstPaper 12 Jan 2009 - 22:38 IanSullivan
Vengeance, Evolution and the Criminal Justice System By AndrewWolstan 14 Feb 2008 Evolutionary Need for Vengeance The immediate reaction to being harmed is to ...
AndrewWolstanIntro 21 Jan 2009 - 22:56 IanSullivan
AndrewWolstan 19 Jan 2008 I have always enjoyed approaching problems with a process, and I like the logical process involved in the process of the law. As a result ...
AndrewWolstanSecondPaper 21 Jan 2009 - 22:56 IanSullivan
Bill Clinton as Richard Nixon (I'm going to likely be revising this for a long time as a paper and as an idea, so I'm willing to listen to any and all commentary ...
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 ...
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 ...
AngelNwachukwuFirstEssay 22 Jun 2017 - 03:03 AngelNwachukwu
AngelNwachukwuSecondEssay 22 Jun 2017 - 03:02 AngelNwachukwu
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
AnjaHavedalFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 21:35 IanSullivan
Greed, Justice, Law Progress for the Sake of Progress On a tropical island beach, a fisherman relaxes in the sun, leaning against his overturned boat. Next to him ...
AnjaHavedalIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:13 IanSullivan
I am in law school because I believe law to be the best means of counterbalancing the negative forces affecting democracy, globalization and the environment. In my ...
AnjaHavedalSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:31 IanSullivan
Abandoning the Ultimate Goal This essay is a revision of JasonLissyFirstPaper. Narratives as Stimulants For some students, an intricate personal narrative is crucial ...
AnjaHavedalThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:46 IanSullivan
What appears below is a complete overhaul of my third paper, elaborating on the one interesting idea in my first draft and getting rid of the rest. As of mid July ...
AnjaliBhatFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 21:35 IanSullivan
The original paper is saved as the first version below the "diffs" link. You don't need it to be part of the new version. That's how wikis work. Note: The original ...
AnjaliBhatIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:13 IanSullivan
AnjaliBhat 19 Jan 2009 I came to law school because I wanted access to the ability to make changes that a law degree provides. I took this class because I thought ...
AnjaliBhatSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:31 IanSullivan
AnjaliBhat 20 Apr 2009 This is a revision of TanyaSehgalFirstPaper. Is law school Socratic? Should it be? This is a question worth asking not only because law schools ...
AnjaliBhatThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:46 IanSullivan
AnjaliBhat 15 May 2009 Lily Bart and the Nuances of Selling Out In this class this semester many of us worried about 'selling out,' by which we meant working at ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Anonymous-HelpAnonymizeMyThirdPaper 21 Jan 2009 - 22:56 IanSullivan
Dear class, I need your help. If I write my third paper in my usual style (disorganized, meandering, nonsensical ...), my identity will show through. That's either ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
ArchivedMaterial 21 Jan 2009 - 23:09 IanSullivan
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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
ArnoldFolkloreThoughts 07 Jan 2010 - 22:47 IanSullivan
PetefromOz 10 Feb 2009 This post is prompted by reading Chapter XIV of Thurman Arnold's Folklore of Capitalism (1937). In this chapter Arnold argues that to make sense ...
ArnoldPart2 17 Apr 2010 - 14:45 NonaFarahnik
NonaFarahnik 02 Mar 2010 When I was introduced to Realism in Legal Methods, I felt that I had been there before. I guess that I inadvertently incorporated bits and ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
AtLeastWeDoNotEatThem 22 Jan 2009 - 00:34 IanSullivan
We may be a torturing nation, but at least we aren't eating them ... How long before Bush links this to the war on terror? Taylor and Cannibalism AdamCarlis 13 ...
AttentivenessOrDistraction 07 Jan 2010 - 21:35 IanSullivan
I had trouble with Eben's discussion of Tharaud's attentiveness in Cerriere's Answer . My impression of Tharaud for the first half of the piece was that she seemed ...
AttorneyClientPrivilegeDilemma 22 Jan 2009 - 00:37 IanSullivan
A Problem in Privilege What would you do if you could save an innocent man from a murder conviction, but had to break attorney client privilege rules to do so? my ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
AustinPlaneCrash 17 Apr 2010 - 19:06 NonaFarahnik
http://www.cnn.com/2010/US/02/18/texas.plane.crash/index.html?hpt T1 A plane crashed into an IRS building in Austin, piloted by a man named Joseph Stack. It appears ...
BaitSwitch 07 Jan 2010 - 21:36 IanSullivan
Bait and Switch Topic based on comment on Professor Moglen #8217;s discussion of Theo #8217;s health care post. We were told on day one that 95% of Professor Moglen ...
BalancingWork 22 Jan 2009 - 00:35 IanSullivan
CarinaWallance 25 Jan 2008 I just saw this article in the New York Times yesterday and thought it might be of interest (I figured not everyone is as devoted a NY Times ...
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 ...
BarbPitmanIntro 22 Jan 2009 - 00:36 IanSullivan
I decided to go to law school for several reasons, some practical and some more philosophical. From a practical standpoint, my children have cleared the nest, my ...
BarbPitmanSecondPaper 12 Jan 2009 - 22:45 IanSullivan
Conspicuous Insecurity Thorstein Veblen in The Theory of the Leisure Class makes some bold claims about what people do and why they do it. In the most precise ...
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 ...
BearRaids 22 Jan 2009 - 00:38 IanSullivan
Ben Stein on Bear Raids and "Trader Realism" A friend happened to send this article to me, and it seemed to go well with what we've been discussing so I'm passing ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
BetreGizaw-FirstPaper 22 Jan 2009 - 00:38 IanSullivan
Introduction #8220;Banker for the Poor #8221; and 2006 Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammed Yunus, believes that credit should be a human right. Although his success ...
BetreGizaw-SecondPaper 22 Jan 2009 - 00:38 IanSullivan
KING WAS WRIGHT April 4, 1967 and September 16, 2001 This paper will explore the startling similarities between Martin Luther King Jr. and Jeremiah Wright in their ...
BetreGizawIntro 22 Jan 2009 - 00:38 IanSullivan
My desire to study law is rooted in the belief that understanding the law, the skills obtained in this pursuit and the certification of the process provide an individual ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
BiglawClassAndVeblen 05 May 2010 - 03:35 AdamGold
I got into an argument last night with a friend of mine. I desperately wanted to argue that biglaw associates were part of the capitalist/ruling/upper class. He ...
BishaNurseIntro 22 Jan 2009 - 00:24 IanSullivan
I worked for a mid size firm for three years prior to law school, in order to gain work experience. I hated the hours and feeling like a tool. My experiences, and ...
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
BlindGradingOrEqualGrading 07 Jan 2010 - 21:37 IanSullivan
The Options Since Molissa has so clearly and precisely articulated the actual information and process, I have deleted everything preceding it, since it will only serve ...
BondRatingAgencies 22 Jan 2009 - 00:38 IanSullivan
Roger Lowenstein on the Bond Rating Agencies Here is article that Eben was talking about the other day in class regarding the rating agencies' conflict of interest ...
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 ...
BottomUpIdea 07 Jan 2010 - 21:36 IanSullivan
What if the federal government were to award some amount of money (say $10 or $25 million) annually to the best social programs proposed through a public wiki website ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
BriberyAndLaw 07 Jan 2010 - 21:42 IanSullivan
I #8217;m working at an anti human trafficking organization this summer, and keep reading reports on officials and bribery. Although the fact that bribery occurs ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
BulletPointsForEben 11 Mar 2010 - 13:34 KrystalCommons
Bullet Points for Eben I #8217;m a little confused by the parent thread. Am I supposed to add my name to the list if I am interested in improving law school? Of ...
BullshitAndEgomania 17 Apr 2010 - 19:05 NonaFarahnik
In class, I asked what #8220;freedom #8221; looks like. I am still concerned about the implications of the freedom advertised in this course. Particularly, I am worried ...
CLSEducationReform 17 Apr 2010 - 14:41 NonaFarahnik
Some data points: A graduate recently told me that Columbia switched from an Excellent/Very Good/Good grading system to a letter system sometime in the 90's, in ...
CLSTwiki 22 Jan 2009 - 00:39 IanSullivan
Dear veterans of Law and Contemporary Society: This fall, the tools for law student collaboration are coming one step closer. According to Frantz Merine, Director ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
CapitalismCorporationsAndYou 03 Mar 2009 - 02:47 LeslieHannay
Some questions that might be worth pursuing that emerged from the IsBeingACorporateLawyerImmoral thread: Does society need corporate lawyers? Are the ...
CareerSurvey 17 Apr 2010 - 18:07 NonaFarahnik
Where do you expect to be working... Now...same question, but what if debt was not (or is not) a factor? Small sample set, but it looks like ten years after graduation ...
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 ...
CarinaWallance-SecondPaper 22 Jan 2009 - 00:39 IanSullivan
CarinaWallance 04 Apr 2008 Introduction Shielded by an expansive interpretation of wartime power, the Bush administration has ignored the law prohibiting torture ...
CarinaWallanceIntro 22 Jan 2009 - 00:39 IanSullivan
CarinaWallance 17 Jan 2008 I came to law school because I find that a career in law offers the best opportunity to combine intellectual pursuits and active engagement ...
CarlForbes-FirstPaper 12 Jan 2009 - 22:45 IanSullivan
ETHICAL DILEMMAS AND UTILITARIANISM By CarlForbes 14 Feb 2008 Utilitarianism focuses on the aggregate happiness or pleasure of a population. The theory considers ...
CarlForbes-SecondPaper 22 Jan 2009 - 00:39 IanSullivan
CarlForbes 04 Apr 2008 The Burdens and Benefits of a Broken Home Introduction Living in a broken home is a situation that definitely impacts young people in the United ...
CarlForbesIntro 22 Jan 2009 - 00:39 IanSullivan
CarlForbes 17 Jan 2008 I decided to go to law school in order to help people. My direct exposure with the law was a result of my parents #8217; divorce and custody ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
CarolineElkinFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 21:35 IanSullivan
Fannie Mae and Our Social Psychology By CarolineElkin 19 Apr 2009 I. Introduction #8220;No end yet for the housing downturn, #8221; declared the York Times ...
CarolineElkinIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:14 IanSullivan
CarolineElkin 15 Jan 2009 I care about gender motivated violence, poverty, and educational disparity in society. In law school, I hope to arm myself with the knowledge ...
CarolineElkinSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:31 IanSullivan
The Importance of Rationalization By CarolineElkin 19 Apr 2009 An edit of MichaelDignanFirstPaper. I. Introduction Often things happen in life which at first ...
CarolineElkinThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:46 IanSullivan
Breaking the Rules: Etiquette #8217;s Place in Law School By CarolineElkin 18 May 2009 The Indoctrination When I was young, certainly no more than 10 years old ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
CartoonInterpretation 07 Jan 2010 - 21:42 IanSullivan
What's the joke here? Do you have any feelings about it? GregOrr 09 Apr 2009 In a vacuum, I think this is kinda funny. It's got this "Gee, it was that simple ...
CaseyBoyle-FirstPaper 12 Jan 2009 - 22:45 IanSullivan
The Criminal Trial as Emotional Reparation for the Victim By CaseyBoyle 11 Feb 2008 The criminal trial serves many purposes in American society. Its most well ...
CaseyBoyle-SecondPaper 22 Jan 2009 - 00:42 IanSullivan
The Risk Averse Lawyer CaseyBoyle 14 May 2008 (ready for grading) Sometimes I think it was really my risk averse nature that led me to law school. Not to belittle ...
CaseyBoyleIntro 22 Jan 2009 - 00:42 IanSullivan
I'm not going to lie: a part of me came to law school because I was attracted to the status and respect that a legal degree affords you. But another part of me came ...
CashmereSweatersOutAtTheElbows 17 Apr 2010 - 14:47 NonaFarahnik
NonaFarahnik 13 Apr 2010 high fashion shirt costs $1,625. Please read the editorial commentary to the right.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
CerrieresAnswer 17 Apr 2010 - 14:52 NonaFarahnik
Martha Tharaud, the labor lawyer in Cerriere's Answer, wonders about the working lives of people she sees, such as the Ying's server and the Dean DeLuca cleaner ...
ChangingSocietyUsingWordsTalk 07 Jan 2010 - 21:42 IanSullivan
Prompt: (1) In terms of effecting social change with words, what can lawyers accomplish that novelists or journalists cannot? (2) If lawyers possess a unique ability ...
CharacterizingBlacksObservations 07 Jan 2010 - 21:42 IanSullivan
What this is : A claim that Black #8217;s observations (which as Moglen said today aren #8217;t explanations) are the tip of an iceberg rather than principles themselves ...
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 ...
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
ChrisBuerger-SecondPaperReady 22 Jan 2009 - 00:42 IanSullivan
A Burden on Defendants: Racial Discrimination and Equal Protection in Criminal Cases In 1866, the United States added the Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
ChristinaYoun-FirstPaper 12 Jan 2009 - 22:46 IanSullivan
The Law, Our Religion: A Durkheimian Perspective By ChristinaYoun 10 Feb 2008 What is Law? Our course of study has focused on two prongs, the first of which ...
ChristinaYoun-SecondPaper 22 Jan 2009 - 00:42 IanSullivan
ChristinaYoun 01 Apr 2008 Fashion, Copyrighting, and Society Introduction The of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) has been pushing Congress to pass H.R. 5055 ...
ChristinaYounIntro 22 Jan 2009 - 00:42 IanSullivan
ChristinaYoun 17 Jan 2008 When I was in 4th grade, I wanted to pursue law as a career because I wanted to become a wise and great person who fought for justice ...
ChristopherBackus-SecondPaper 22 Jan 2009 - 00:42 IanSullivan
Veblen in Lawyerland Introduction Veblen #8217;s The Theory of the Leisure Class formalized a somewhat intuitive observation that patterns of consumption reflect ...
ChristopherBuerger-FirstPaper 12 Jan 2009 - 22:46 IanSullivan
Two Ideas, One Mind: The Challenge of Legal Thinking By ChristopherBuerger 09 Feb 2008 Introduction Most of us grew up during a time when intelligence was ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
ChristopherWlachIntro 22 Jan 2009 - 00:43 IanSullivan
I decided to go to law school because I wanted to quit my job as a paralegal. Going to law school seemed like an appropriate thing for a paralegal to quit for. If ...
CitizensUnitedCaseNotes 05 Feb 2010 - 04:48 AndrewCascini
So I make no claims this is totally on point, but these are the notes that I took while I actually, you know, READ the damn case for once. I tried to partition this ...
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 ...
ClaireOSullivan-FirstPaper 12 Jan 2009 - 22:46 IanSullivan
The Myth of Criminal Justice By Claire O #8217;Sullivan Effective criminal justice is a myth. Confessions are coerced; individuals are poorly represented; time spent ...
ClaireOSullivan-SecondPaper 22 Jan 2009 - 00:43 IanSullivan
Rape and the Criminal Justice System: The problem of underreporting Introduction Most rapes go unreported. There are no reliable statistics to back this up, because ...
ClaireOSullivanIntro 22 Jan 2009 - 00:43 IanSullivan
I came to law school for a variety of reasons. I want to have a career that will give me some flexibility in terms of jobs and areas of work, and a law degree seems ...
ClassEmailList 26 Feb 2010 - 23:04 NonaFarahnik
NonaFarahnik 26 Feb 2010 In the course of writing paper #1, I thought of a way I could contribute to continuing the dialogue and collegiality that will continue to ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
ClassNotes 26 Jan 2010 - 18:54 DevinMcDougall
Class Notes Spring 2010 ClassNotesSpring2010 Spring 2008 I put a proposed note taking procedure at NoteTakerSignup. Take a look and comment on whether you think ...
ClassNotes02Apr08 22 Jan 2009 - 00:44 IanSullivan
Post multiple sets we'll refactor later.
ClassNotes12Mar08 21 Jan 2009 - 22:41 IanSullivan
Please insert your notes.
ClassNotes13Mar08 22 Jan 2009 - 00:44 IanSullivan
You know the routine.
ClassNotes14FEB08 22 Jan 2009 - 00:44 IanSullivan
MakalikaNaholowaa 14 Feb 2008 Moment of Silence for Absent Classmates: paper deadlines are not excuses for class absences. #8221;The Folklore of Capitalism, #8221 ...
ClassNotes16April08 22 Jan 2009 - 00:44 IanSullivan
ChristinaYoun 17 Apr 2008 Most urgent: news about grading Hopefully done by the end of the week Continue to work on the papers even if Eben already graded ...
ClassNotes16Jan08 28 Feb 2008 - 03:06 EbenMoglen
Class Notes for Wednesday, 16 January 2008 I decided to take a transcript since I couldn't predict what other people would find important. andrew LESSON ONE: LISTEN ...
ClassNotes17Jan08 05 Feb 2008 - 02:44 DanielHarris
1 17 08 Thursday The biological layer of a theory of social action for lawyers Lawyer #8217;s MIND should have rich associative memory regarding the matters for ...
ClassNotes19Mar08 02 Apr 2008 - 18:10 AndrewGradman
If several people post their notes, we can refactor later ...
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 ...
ClassNotes2008Apr10 02 Feb 2010 - 20:56 ChristopherCrismanCox
DanielButrymowicz 23 Apr 2008 Music Rolling Stones Street Fighting Man You can think of a lot of reasons why you might want to understand a Judge. Going back to ...
ClassNotes2008Apr16 02 Feb 2010 - 20:56 ChristopherCrismanCox
ChristinaYoun 17 Apr 2008 Most urgent: news about grading Hopefully done by the end of the week Continue to work on the papers even if Eben already graded ...
ClassNotes2008Apr2 02 Feb 2010 - 20:56 ChristopherCrismanCox
Post multiple sets we'll refactor later.
ClassNotes2008Apr23 02 Feb 2010 - 20:56 ChristopherCrismanCox
Bob Dylan: Maggie's Farm, one interpretation of the song here. Sadly, no music at the start. Class discussion of Something Split, from Lawyerland Who is Carl Wiley ...
ClassNotes2008Apr3 02 Feb 2010 - 20:56 ChristopherCrismanCox
AndrewWolstan 07 Apr 2008 (Please edit as you feel necessary) Song: Blackbird by the Beatles Started communicating by email in 1974, most important self maintained ...
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 ...
ClassNotes2008Feb14 02 Feb 2010 - 20:56 ChristopherCrismanCox
MakalikaNaholowaa 14 Feb 2008 Moment of Silence for Absent Classmates: paper deadlines are not excuses for class absences. #8221;The Folklore of Capitalism, #8221 ...
ClassNotes2008Feb21 02 Feb 2010 - 20:56 ChristopherCrismanCox
A. Leff, Swindling and Selling (continued) So what are the functional parts of the Spanish Prisoner? Spanish prisoner con is simple and has only a few ...
ClassNotes2008Feb27 02 Feb 2010 - 20:56 ChristopherCrismanCox
SONG : Bob Dylan, Hard Rain #8217;s A Gonna Fall Statistics TODAY: Incarcerated: 2.3 million % of US pop: 0.997 Cost/year $49.7 billion ...
ClassNotes2008Feb6 02 Feb 2010 - 20:56 ChristopherCrismanCox
Wednesday, February 06, 2008 Upcoming Assignments Students who have conflicts with class next week may opt to structure the Wiki in lieu of the first essay assignment ...
ClassNotes2008Feb7 02 Feb 2010 - 20:56 ChristopherCrismanCox
Introduction Class began with a brief connection between the music and the fate of our soldiers wounded in Iraq. 1st Assignment If you are not going to be away on ...
ClassNotes2008Jan16 02 Feb 2010 - 20:56 ChristopherCrismanCox
Class Notes for Wednesday, 16 January 2008 I decided to take a transcript since I couldn't predict what other people would find important. andrew LESSON ONE: LISTEN ...
ClassNotes2008Jan17 02 Feb 2010 - 20:56 ChristopherCrismanCox
1 17 08 Thursday The biological layer of a theory of social action for lawyers Lawyer #8217;s MIND should have rich associative memory regarding the matters for ...
ClassNotes2008Jan23 02 Feb 2010 - 20:56 ChristopherCrismanCox
CarinaWallance 23 Jan 2008 Introductory Remarks Three words not contained in any introduction that was written: duty, responsibility, and risk (Note: write shortly ...
ClassNotes2008Jan24 02 Feb 2010 - 20:56 ChristopherCrismanCox
1/24 Class Notes: Eben believes that some students tend to misconstrue his statements #8211; some take his normative statements and turn them into descriptive statements ...
ClassNotes2008Jan31 02 Feb 2010 - 20:56 ChristopherCrismanCox
Our first papers will be assigned soon. We need to learn how to edit and to be more concise. Disagreeing with someone #8217;s point is easy. Actually understanding ...
ClassNotes2008Mar12 02 Feb 2010 - 20:56 ChristopherCrismanCox
Please insert your notes.
ClassNotes2008Mar13 02 Feb 2010 - 20:56 ChristopherCrismanCox
You know the routine.
ClassNotes2008Mar19 02 Feb 2010 - 20:56 ChristopherCrismanCox
If several people post their notes, we can refactor later ...
ClassNotes2008Mar20 02 Feb 2010 - 20:56 ChristopherCrismanCox
Post multiple sets we'll refactor later
ClassNotes2008Mar26 02 Feb 2010 - 20:56 ChristopherCrismanCox
Post multiple sets we'll refactor later.
ClassNotes2008Mar27 02 Feb 2010 - 20:56 ChristopherCrismanCox
Post multiple sets we'll refactor later.
ClassNotes2008Mar28 02 Feb 2010 - 20:56 ChristopherCrismanCox
Wednesday, March 26, 2008 Welcome Back and Upcoming Schedule Try to avoid the tension and unnecessary fear that characterizes second semester law school ...
ClassNotes2008Mar5 02 Feb 2010 - 20:56 ChristopherCrismanCox
Starting with Gilbert and Sullivan Operettas. Appropriate to period tone and style. Almost all of them have cannibal jokes in them. Announcements: no class tomorrow ...
ClassNotes2008Mar6 02 Feb 2010 - 20:56 ChristopherCrismanCox
Please insert your notes.
ClassNotes20Mar08 22 Jan 2009 - 00:44 IanSullivan
Post multiple sets we'll refactor later
ClassNotes21Feb08 26 Feb 2008 - 20:44 ElaineTan
A. Leff, Swindling and Selling (continued) So what are the functional parts of the Spanish Prisoner? Spanish prisoner con is simple and has only a few ...
ClassNotes26Mar08 22 Jan 2009 - 00:44 IanSullivan
Post multiple sets we'll refactor later.
ClassNotes27Feb08 22 Jan 2009 - 00:44 IanSullivan
SONG : Bob Dylan, Hard Rain #8217;s A Gonna Fall Statistics TODAY: Incarcerated: 2.3 million % of US pop: 0.997 Cost/year $49.7 billion ...
ClassNotes27Mar08 22 Jan 2009 - 00:44 IanSullivan
Post multiple sets we'll refactor later.
ClassNotes28Mar08 10 Apr 2008 - 01:43 WendyHuang
Wednesday, March 26, 2008 Welcome Back and Upcoming Schedule Try to avoid the tension and unnecessary fear that characterizes second semester law school ...
ClassNotes31Jan08 06 Feb 2008 - 22:55 IanSullivan
Our first papers will be assigned soon. We need to learn how to edit and to be more concise. Disagreeing with someone #8217;s point is easy. Actually understanding ...
ClassNotes5Mar08 12 Mar 2008 - 13:13 SandorMarton
Starting with Gilbert and Sullivan Operettas. Appropriate to period tone and style. Almost all of them have cannibal jokes in them. Announcements: no class tomorrow ...
ClassNotes6Feb08 22 Jan 2009 - 00:44 IanSullivan
Wednesday, February 06, 2008 Upcoming Assignments Students who have conflicts with class next week may opt to structure the Wiki in lieu of the first essay assignment ...
ClassNotes6Mar08 22 Jan 2009 - 00:45 IanSullivan
Please insert your notes.
ClassNotes7Feb08 07 Feb 2008 - 21:24 AdamCarlis
Introduction Class began with a brief connection between the music and the fate of our soldiers wounded in Iraq. 1st Assignment If you are not going to be away on ...
ClassNotesApr10 22 Jan 2009 - 00:45 IanSullivan
DanielButrymowicz 23 Apr 2008 Music Rolling Stones Street Fighting Man You can think of a lot of reasons why you might want to understand a Judge. Going back to ...
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 ...
ClassNotesApril23 12 Jan 2009 - 22:50 IanSullivan
Bob Dylan: Maggie's Farm, one interpretation of the song here. Sadly, no music at the start. Class discussion of Something Split, from Lawyerland Who is Carl Wiley ...
ClassNotesApril3 22 Jan 2009 - 00:45 IanSullivan
AndrewWolstan 07 Apr 2008 (Please edit as you feel necessary) Song: Blackbird by the Beatles Started communicating by email in 1974, most important self maintained ...
ClassNotesJan23 05 Feb 2008 - 02:43 DanielHarris
CarinaWallance 23 Jan 2008 Introductory Remarks Three words not contained in any introduction that was written: duty, responsibility, and risk (Note: write shortly ...
ClassNotesJan24 05 Feb 2008 - 02:44 DanielHarris
1/24 Class Notes: Eben believes that some students tend to misconstrue his statements #8211; some take his normative statements and turn them into descriptive statements ...
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 ...
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 ...
ClassandClothes 07 Jan 2010 - 22:13 IanSullivan
In this topic, I have refactored the ClothesMaketheLawyer talk. 2L interviews are looming near and I believe the points and issues raised in this talk will prove helpful ...
ClothesMaketheLawyer 07 Jan 2010 - 22:13 IanSullivan
I am having trouble understanding what is at the crux of the discussion, in class and in the comments on paper, about clothes and class. I see that we categorize each ...
CoasesNobelSpeech 03 Feb 2010 - 14:04 AlexAsen
As mentioned by Prof. Moglen today, we should take a look at Coase's Nobel Prize speech, so I have found it and taken the liberty of posting it up here for easy access ...
CohenDiscussionSummary 07 Jan 2010 - 22:14 IanSullivan
All entries have been edited for brevity and clarity. Please feel free questions or comments under the appropriate sections. I. The Heaven of Legal Concepts 1 ...
CohenTopics 17 Apr 2010 - 16:08 NonaFarahnik
An index for all the various Cohen discussion topics that have come up. if you make new ones, just make sure to put this page as the parent topic and they will automatically ...
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 ...
ColumbiaLawLOANSSSS 07 Jan 2010 - 22:14 IanSullivan
I was going to respond to a post by Barb Pitman which raised several issues regarding financial realities of a law school education, but I figured I would start a ...
CompetitionInPreparationForCareersTalk 20 Feb 2008 - 15:38 SandorMarton
The question is, should law school be teaching us competition in preparation for our careers? I think this question harks back in many ways to whether we think law ...
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 ...
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 ...
ContextForCannibalism 07 Jan 2010 - 22:14 IanSullivan
On page 140, Simpson shares the purpose of the preceding chapters: "But our concern is that of establishing the historical context for the case of the Mignonette, ...
ContinuingDiscourse 18 Jan 2016 - 08:24 JiMinShin
I don't know if anyone else has suggested this, but I hope that people will continue to use the Wiki over the summer, and I assume Eben would continue to allow this ...
CostsOFTheLSATPoll 21 Jan 2009 - 22:59 IanSullivan
LsatExperience dnXopRi8YuqambL1KWRwCg 1 Total Cost of Preparation $140 $300,Number of Hours spend preparing 120 200 hours,The Effects of Studying greater than 12 point ...
CostsOfTheLSATPoll 22 Jan 2009 - 00:51 IanSullivan
My second paper is dealing with the LSAT and it would be very helpful for me if folks answered this brief poll regarding their experience with the test. Thanks so ...
CourageAndMasks 07 Jan 2010 - 22:15 IanSullivan
I was struck today by Eben's call for courage. I signed up for this class because I was impressed by Eben's speech at the assembly where we were introduced to the ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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) ...
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 ...
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 ...
CurveSurvey 22 Jan 2009 - 00:52 IanSullivan
POLL OPEN Hey guys, If you are looking to distract yourself from finals for two minutes, I'd appreciate you taking my poll. All answers are anonymous. Thanks! AmandaHungerford ...
CurveSurveyPollResults 21 Jan 2009 - 22:59 IanSullivan
testing IanSullivan 21 Apr 2008 Gradingtest SlwQajUXv0aMDSvEi fSlQ 1 What grades would I be satisfied with? Mostly A's with Some B's,What are the lowest grades ...
DISCUSSIONS_Lawyering_And_Social_Change 22 Jan 2009 - 00:52 IanSullivan
The Index is getting crowded. I suggest we gather topics into "header" topics. We could distribute Topics among sub headings, like Justin did. But this idea ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
DanBryanIntro 22 Jan 2009 - 00:52 IanSullivan
I came to law school for a variety of reasons, many of them practical. The flexibility that being a lawyer offers was important to me. Immediately after college ...
DanBryanSecondPaperTALK 03 Feb 2010 - 14:09 AlexAsen
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
DanielButrymowicz-FirstPaper 12 Jan 2009 - 22:46 IanSullivan
Ready for grading. Maintaining the Constitution Creed By DanielButrymowicz 12 Feb 2008 Introduction Thurman Arnold argues that constitutions are #8220;fundamental ...
DanielButrymowicz-SecondPaper 23 May 2008 - 22:47 DanielButrymowicz
Ready for grading. My Leisure is More Conspicuous Than Yours! (Facebook as a Vehicle for Pecuniary Emulation) DanielButrymowicz 04 Apr 2008 Introduction The ...
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 ...
DanielButrymowiczIntro 22 Jan 2009 - 00:53 IanSullivan
I came to law school for many of the usual cliched reasons. I wanted an intellectual career and I wanted to help people. I have never had any intention of working ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
DanielHarris-FirstPaper 12 Jan 2009 - 22:58 IanSullivan
Enhancing free speech with universal broadband Internet access If you're interested in ideas like this, check out NYCInfoLaw. By DanielHarris 14 Feb 2008 "Positive ...
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. ...
DanielHarrisIntro 12 Jan 2009 - 22:54 IanSullivan
I applied to law school because I #8217;m interested in law and want a degree that would open diverse opportunities to me. I want to do interesting work, preferably ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
DanielMargolskeeFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 21:35 IanSullivan
Economic Theory and the Rational Study of Law Writing about the study of law, Justice Holmes predicted that, while #8220;the blackletter man may be the man of the ...
DanielMargolskeeIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:18 IanSullivan
I worked for an equity research firm for a few years after college, spending my days modeling the earnings of a few Internet companies. I hated it. Daily, I directed ...
DanielMargolskeeSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:31 IanSullivan
Edited version of MichaelDignanFirstPaper Narrative in Legal Institutions People have a deep psychological need for convincing narratives that justify and explain ...
DanielMargolskeeThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:46 IanSullivan
Alienation, Violence, and the Law By DanielMargolskee 28 May 2009 A lawyer is a person who does things using words. But what the lawyers we #8217;ve encountered ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 , ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
DavidMehl-SecondPaper 22 Jan 2009 - 00:53 IanSullivan
A Letter To My Fellow 1L'S Like it or not, the vast majority of us will end up working for a BIG LAW firm directly out of school. As much as we have heard about the ...
DavidMehlIntro 22 Jan 2009 - 00:53 IanSullivan
My goal in life, first and foremost is to be a good dad and husband. Law is a field that interests me greatly, and practicing law will provide me with the means to ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
DearProfessorMoglenAnOpenLetter 17 Apr 2010 - 14:38 NonaFarahnik
Dear Professor Moglen, I am writing this letter because I think you provide a vital voice to the Columbia Law School community, and because the time you devote to ...
DeathOfAPartner 07 Jan 2010 - 22:19 IanSullivan
WalkerNewell 23 Apr 2009 The New Yorker published an article about the murder of the Cravath partner that is referenced in "Transactional". You can't access it without ...
DeathOfUSPrisonSystem 07 Jan 2010 - 22:19 IanSullivan
I thought we quickly moved through an incredibly complex topic yesterday. Maybe we'll talk more about it this afternoon. But challenging the Prison Industrial Complex ...
DeathofGiantFirms 11 Jan 2010 - 16:52 IanSullivan
The marginal return to transactional work of an investment in legal education will certainly diminish. Ivy educated lawyers will be only slightly more valuable, and ...
DeathofGiantFirms2 28 Jan 2008 - 16:15 EdwardNewton
I started this new topic to reply to EdwardNewton, since I sensed we both wanted to move away from the topic of BalancingWork. EdwardNewton never consented to this ...
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 ...
DeepThoughts 13 Apr 2014 - 11:39 AjKhandaker
DeficiencyJudgments 17 Apr 2010 - 19:03 NonaFarahnik
Returning to the question from the first few classes: Why don't more people strategically default? http://money.cnn.com/2010/02/03/real estate/foreclosure deficiency ...
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 ...
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 ...
DianaSidakisFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 21:35 IanSullivan
Holmes and the Universal Holmes #8217;s defense of jurisprudence in the final paragraph of #8220;The Path of the Law #8221; echoes Shelley #8217;s #8220;Defence ...
DianaSidakisIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:18 IanSullivan
DianaSidakis 20 Jan 2009 I want to be a lawyer for two reasons, although I suppose the two are parallel. First, I want to better understand the world; I want to understand ...
DianaSidakisSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:31 IanSullivan
Law School and Contemporary Society By KristineVanHamersveld 26 Feb 2009, edited by Diana Sidakis 20 April 2009 If it is true that law school doesn #8217;t teach ...
DianaSidakisThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:46 IanSullivan
Presence The first night I slept in Istanbul I woke up at 4:30AM to the call to prayer. For the last ten months I woke up to the electronic melody of my cell phone ...
DimiaFogam-FirstPaper 12 Jan 2009 - 22:58 IanSullivan
Barack: The Great Black Hope? By DimiaFogam 14 Feb 2008 Intro Over the last several months, many magazine and newspaper editors have seen fit to dub Barack Obama ...
DimiaFogam-SecondPaper 22 Jan 2009 - 00:54 IanSullivan
Economic Inequality and Poverty. Two Sides of the Same Coin? America as a country is wealthier than it has ever been, and as a population we continue to become more ...
DimiaFogamIntro 22 Jan 2009 - 00:54 IanSullivan
DimiaFogam 17 Jan 2008 I am less interested in interpreting the law, than I am in eventually shaping and changing the law. From my perspective, the law is the single ...
DiminishedIndividualCulpability 17 Apr 2010 - 19:03 NonaFarahnik
I just noticed this case that I thought presented an interesting take on individual culpability. If I understand the case properly, Butler sold people high risk subprime ...
DiscussionContinued 07 Jan 2010 - 22:19 IanSullivan
I became uncomfortable at the same moment as Julia but for a different reason. Rather than thinking Eben's proposition was unfairly tough on politicians I felt it ...
DiscussionsInTheFuture 07 Jan 2010 - 22:19 IanSullivan
Over the past semester we've all used this wiki to discuss class readings, the legal field, and law school in general. I've enjoyed reading what everyone on here ...
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 ...
DoWeBelieve 07 Jan 2010 - 22:19 IanSullivan
WalkerNewell 26 Feb 2009 We are all coming to class twice a week, listening to Eben's version of what is going on in the world around us, nodding our heads, challenging ...
DoYouDoAnythingDifferently 07 Jan 2010 - 22:19 IanSullivan
Inspired by the love discussion and trying to come up with an idea for a second paper, I started thinking about what effect this class has on people. Unlike classes ...
DoingGoodWork 22 Jan 2009 - 00:55 IanSullivan
I have a pretty good idea of the kind of public interest work I want to do, and certainly I'm not looking to get rich. But as my first wave of summer job rejections ...
DoingWrongByNotDoing 27 Apr 2010 - 20:47 NovikaIshar
I keep thinking back to something Eben brought up in class last week (Tuesday) namely, the idea that if you see a problem, or something that you don #8217;t think ...
DrinkingFromAFirehose 07 Jan 2010 - 22:19 IanSullivan
Concerning today's discussion on reading/listening to internalize the material rather than forget it: is it possible that under some circumstances, there's simply ...
DudleyAndMorality 07 Jan 2010 - 22:20 IanSullivan
Dudley and Morality When reading the excerpt for today's class, and when I finished reading Regina v. Dudley and Stephens in Criminal Law for that matter, I kept thinking ...
DudleyAndStephens 17 Apr 2010 - 14:53 NonaFarahnik
I thought I would get some discussion of Dudley and Stephens going, because I feel a little conflicted about certain issues that the case and Simpson piece bring up ...
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 ...
DutyandResponsibility 22 Jan 2009 - 01:02 IanSullivan
I'm actually really glad no one used the words "duty" or "responsibility" in their introductory statements. I don't believe in the concept of altruism. No one does ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
EconomyPinchesTheBillableHour 07 Jan 2010 - 22:48 IanSullivan
This is a little off topic, but in some ways it relates to Thursday #8217;s conversation regarding time management and stress. I just read an article in the Times ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
EdwardNewton-FirstPaper 12 Jan 2009 - 22:58 IanSullivan
Is gambling a crime? By EdwardNewton 14 Feb 2008 My !PartyPoker account Considering the numerous controversial federal actions that have occurred during the Bush ...
EdwardNewtonIntro 22 Jan 2009 - 00:59 IanSullivan
My interest in studying law is directly related to my interest in economic development. I #8217;m concerned with the ethical and philosophical implications of living ...
EdwardNewtonSecondPaper 22 Jan 2009 - 00:59 IanSullivan
Do You Want To Dance? In Midler v. Ford Motor Company , the 9th Circuit created a new right of publicity proscribing the imitation of professional singers #8217 ...
EdwardNewtonSecondPaperRevised 02 Jun 2008 - 13:30 EdwardNewton
Do You Want to Dance? In Midler v. Ford Motor Company, the Ninth Circuit created a right of publicity proscribing the imitation of professional singers #8217; voices ...
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 ...
ElaineTanIntro 22 Jan 2009 - 00:59 IanSullivan
After college, I couldn #8217;t decide on a career. I worked freelance in fashion as a patternmaker for a few years. Fashion was exciting at first simply because ...
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 ...
EldonWrightIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:18 IanSullivan
EldonWright 20 Jan 2009 I came to law school because it was the next logical step. Not because I didn #8217;t know what else to do, or because I had been told I might ...
EldonWrightSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:31 IanSullivan
The Curve doesn #8217;t Kill People; People Confusing Grades with Personal Worth Kills People. EldonWright 19 Apr 2009 originally By ScottThurman 26 Feb 2009 ...
EldonWrightThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:46 IanSullivan
45 rpm EldonWright 21 May 2009 You Have My Attention We walked into class and the man at the front of the room began to play a song most, if not all of us, had ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
EllaAikenFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 21:35 IanSullivan
The Benefits of Empathy in a Legal Education The current divorce from reality in legal education The 1L curriculum and much of the law school curriculum in general ...
EllaAikenIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:18 IanSullivan
EllaAiken 20 Jan 2009 I came to law school because I like to think. I majored in classics and philosophy as an undergrad because I love reading about how people think ...
EllaAikenSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:31 IanSullivan
This is a rewrite of Yinan Zhang's paper. Introduction: Marriage as a social norm The institution of monogamous marriage has an undeniably significant impact on our ...
EllaAikenThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:46 IanSullivan
Actions Speak Louder Than Words Prayers of Healing While CNN has become more of a gossip rag than a news source, I must admit that I read it often. At the bottom ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
ElyseSchneiderFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 21:35 IanSullivan
Repression and its Effect on the American Legal System Army officer Al Lorentz #8217;s first of four main reasons for #8220;why we can #8217;t win #8221; in Iraq ...
ElyseSchneiderIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:17 IanSullivan
ElyseSchneider 14 Jan 2009 I came to law school because I think it will give me more power to have a positive influence on international issues that I otherwise would ...
ElyseSchneiderSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:33 IanSullivan
ElyseSchneider 10 Apr 2009 RACE AND THE ROLE OF THE SUPREME COURT Originally by Erandi Zamora After generations of activism and legislative action we finally made ...
ElyseSchneiderThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:46 IanSullivan
LAW SCHOOL AND ITS EFFECT ON THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM By ElyseSchneider 25 Apr 2009 THE PROBLEM WE NEVER SPOKE OF I began my Criminal Law course thinking we ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
ErandiZamoraFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 21:35 IanSullivan
By ErandiZamora 27 Feb 2009 After generations of struggle, activism, and legislative action we finally made it. The U.S.A. elected its 44th President #8212;an African ...
ErandiZamoraIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:17 IanSullivan
I came to law school because I thought this would be the best way to address the pervasive problems that plague our society. The law has played a major role in the ...
ErandiZamoraNewFirstPaper 06 Aug 2009 - 20:28 EbenMoglen
ErandiZamora 21 Apr 2009 Can You Afford the Risk? Intro "You need to stop being afraid. You need to know what you want, know how to get it and do what you have ...
ErandiZamoraSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:32 IanSullivan
ErandiZamora 21 Apr 2009 Leff, Lawyering and Law School o Intro o How Do Lawyers Think? o What Do Lawyers Do? o Leff ...
ErandiZamoraThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:46 IanSullivan
Paper Title Why doesn't this essay have a title? By ErandiZamora 28 May 2009 Introduction Justice comes with a price tag, and unfortunately it is not affordable ...
EricSoehnleinFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 21:35 IanSullivan
You didn't need to leave the original draft here, because all prior versions are saved. Look under the "Diffs" button. Fixing the Inside from the Outside: the ...
EricSoehnleinSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:32 IanSullivan
The Mythology and Ultimate Poverty of the Curve By ScottThurman 26 Feb 2009 Introduction What are grades? They are the one constant in law school and yet are ...
EricSoehnleinThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:46 IanSullivan
"The Reconciliation of Justice and Self: Being a Lawyer and Not Being Hated by Your Former Self" Practicing lawyers often have to reconcile their place within the ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
ErikaKrystian-SecondPaper 22 Jan 2009 - 01:04 IanSullivan
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EstherKwakIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:17 IanSullivan
I came to Law School because I vaguely thought that Law School would give me an ability to help other people, make an impact, and also give me a secure life. As of ...
EverArgueWithAWoman 22 Jan 2009 - 01:05 IanSullivan
This might be old news by now but apparently one law firm has some creative advertising that's creating a bit of buzz. It reminded me of when we had a big ol' disagreement ...
EverythingIsACon 07 Jan 2010 - 22:20 IanSullivan
In examples such as the #8220;mountain fresh #8221; Dasani water, I don #8217;t feel so much that it #8217;s a con as an advertising strategy. Nearly every producer ...
ExamsAndImprovingLawSchool 07 Jan 2010 - 22:20 IanSullivan
I asked this question early on in the course, and I didn't receive much feedback. I'll try again. Do you think that if we had more methods of evaluation in a course ...
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 ...
ExplainingOptimismThroughArnold 07 Jan 2010 - 22:48 IanSullivan
JasonLissy 06 Feb 2009 Explaining Moglen #8217;s Optimism Through Arnold Prof. Moglen commented during our discussion of the choice/non choice composition of human ...
ExplainingWhatISaidInClassToday 07 Jan 2010 - 22:22 IanSullivan
I could put this post under the OnWhyIAmReluctantToTalkInClass parent topic; I think it became obvious today that I usually keep quiet because my brain to mouth filter ...
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 ...
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 ...
FactFindingInBaseballDiscussion 17 May 2010 - 08:25 JoshuaHochman
I wanted to respond to some of Matt's points and for now thought it was best to keep this separate from my essay, but I'm open to suggestions on integrating this discussion ...
FallacyOfDistributionCriminalLaw 11 Jan 2010 - 16:53 IanSullivan
Linked from ClassNotes2008Jan23: "Does the criminal law do more good than harm?" is a straw man question. To think that answering NO condemns our criminal law is a ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
FearAndAnxiety 17 Apr 2010 - 14:54 NonaFarahnik
When Eben talks about the fear and anxiety created by law school, grades, and dwindling firm jobs, does this resonate with you? How about fear that you won't find ...
February2Notes 03 Feb 2010 - 00:34 ChristopherCrismanCox
02.02 Tuesday Where does legal creativity come from and how does it operate? Need to clear more brush. Law and how to learn it. Realism. Realism itself is a creative ...
FeliciaGilbert-FirstPaper 21 Jan 2009 - 22:52 IanSullivan
Oral Advocacy, Success Self Gratification Intro This past weekend I participated in the 2007 2008 Northeastern Black Law Students Association Fredrick Douglass ...
FeliciaGilbert-SecondPaper 22 Jan 2009 - 01:06 IanSullivan
FeliciaGilbert 07 Apr 2008 The System Works as it Should: Spring Break and Louisiana Expungement Law Intro Every day there was freshly brewed coffee in the kitchen ...
FeliciaGilbertIntro 22 Jan 2009 - 01:06 IanSullivan
FeliciaGilbert 19 Jan 2008 Too much legal tradition has been formulated by people who look nothing like me and whose interests and perspectives are anything but representative ...
FightingVisceralReactions 07 Jan 2010 - 22:22 IanSullivan
I noticed my comment is better placed in Caroline's new topic. KeithEdelman 14 Apr 2009
FightingtheDebtCollectors 17 Apr 2010 - 19:05 NonaFarahnik
http://www.dallasobserver.com/2010 01 21/news/better off deadbeat craig cunningham has a simple solution for getting bill collectors off his back he sues them/3 This ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
FirstEssay 25 Feb 2015 - 14:20 EbenMoglen
Essay Assignment Not more than 1,000 words. Under any circumstances. It's your idea. The essay tries to exposit, weigh, and prepare the reader to explore it. Because ...
FirstPaper2010 22 Feb 2015 - 15:32 EbenMoglen
Paper Assignment Not more than 1000 words. Under any circumstances. Other Since this is an assignment page general editing is restricted. Please leave any comments ...
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 ...
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 ...
FirstPaperRewrite 18 Apr 2010 - 20:43 MikeAbend
MikeAbend 18 Apr 2010 Innocent by Circumstance Introduction I don't think I'll ever be convicted of a serious crime. This determination is not the result of knowledge ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
FramingQuestionsAboutBecomingLawyers 11 Jan 2010 - 16:55 IanSullivan
This thread separates today's lecture, where Eben asks a question, from our attempts at answering it, i.e. our collaborative attempts to frame questions about ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Frank-LooseEndsAndContinuingDiscussion 07 Jan 2010 - 22:33 IanSullivan
II. What We Would Like to Understand Better a. Why is Magic defined in terms of #8220;necessary #8221; and #8220;sufficient #8221;? Adam #8217;s point that ...
FrankAndJohnUpdike 07 Jan 2010 - 22:48 IanSullivan
Perhaps this is irrelevant to the task at hand, but as I was reading the Frank essay today, I thought of the John Updike poem below. I wouldn't have shared it except ...
FrankDiscussionSummary 07 Jan 2010 - 22:33 IanSullivan
Summary of Discourse on #8220;Courts on Trial #8221; (Jerome Frank) This is a summary of the discussion inspired by Frank #8217;s essay, organized into what we understand ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
FreeSpeechHowwhywhether 11 Jan 2010 - 16:54 IanSullivan
1) The TWiki removes the externality of speaking on listening. (caveat: this is wrong.) 2) We're reenacting Dr. Zimbardo's prison experiment, and now we get to decide ...
FromTheStreets 07 Jan 2010 - 22:33 IanSullivan
Just a couple of thoughts about last weeks reading... So in response to the 9/11 attacks and the now (the VT killings), the government (at various levels) has acted ...
FuckThisStupidRule 07 Jan 2010 - 22:34 IanSullivan
Fuck This Stupid Rule Yesterday I spent what felt like an eternity probably around 6 hours trying to learn how to apply the Rule Against Perpetuities. Over and ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
GallipoliAndTheBandPlayedWaltzingMatilda 07 Jan 2010 - 22:34 IanSullivan
XinpingZhu 24 May 2009 There is a book review of "Gallipoli" written by Robin Prior on today's WSJ. I believe that is what the song "And The Band Played Waltzing Mathilda ...
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 ...
GavinSnyderIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:17 IanSullivan
I'm in law school to achieve financial security. If legal work turns out to be interesting to me, I'll consider it a pleasant bonus.
GavinSnyderSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:39 IanSullivan
Revised version of ScottThurmanFirstPaper. Teaching, coercion, examination By ScottThurman 15 Apr 2009 Revised by GavinSnyder 17 Apr 2009 Teaching and coercion ...
GavinSnyderThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:46 IanSullivan
Make Biglaw More Evil Dear Professor Moglen, When I was filling out my L CS course evaluation I realized that I had a lot to say #8211; more than would be appropriate ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
GetYourOwnDamnJob 07 Jan 2010 - 22:34 IanSullivan
OK, everybody is worried about jobs, internships. It does not matter you are 1L, 2L, 3L or associates, or partners. Everybody is at risk. I, for one, don't have a ...
GideonHart-FirstPaper 12 Jan 2009 - 22:58 IanSullivan
Abstract: Narratives are the most common form of modern historiography. Although other forms of history exist, and were used on a regular basis in earlier times, they ...
GideonHart-SecondPaper 22 Jan 2009 - 01:15 IanSullivan
GideonHart 2 Apr 2008 A Misunderstood Manifesto By Gideon Hart (#) refers to page numbers within the Evangelical Manifesto Confusion in the Media On May 7th a group ...
GideonHartIntro 22 Jan 2009 - 01:15 IanSullivan
GideonHart 17 Jan 2008 I had been thinking about going to law school for awhile. Initially, it was for practical reasons leaving school was scary, and law seemed ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
GoodLeads 07 Jan 2010 - 22:48 IanSullivan
Got any leads on how to be a good lawyer? Put them here. Boutique Firms I think boutique firms might be the way to go. I spoke with an associate at a boutique ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
GradingCurveTalk 07 Jan 2010 - 22:34 IanSullivan
I am going to try and summarize what we know and create new talk pages for the areas we are still trying to figure out. Hopefully this will make an unwieldy topic ...
GradingProfessors 17 Apr 2010 - 14:55 NonaFarahnik
a.k.a. Grading Professors So WE Get Better Feedback From Eben: " I think it is time to stop expecting to acquire commitment points by writing extensively about how ...
GrammarTalk 07 Jan 2010 - 22:39 IanSullivan
Eben made many corrections on students' papers involving number agreement. For example, "Why does everyone ignore their passions?," as opposed to, say, "Why does ...
GregJohnsonFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 21:35 IanSullivan
A Hopeful View of Individual Action (As Effective Despite Sometimes Going on Autopilot) In which I try to flesh out what it might mean to harness social forces ...
GregJohnsonIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:17 IanSullivan
I hope to be able to solve problems with words. I #8217;ve wanted to solve problems for quite some time, which is why for two years I majored in computer science. ...
GregJohnsonSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:32 IanSullivan
If swindling is indistinguishable from selling, how can I rest assured that I #8217;m not a swindler? By GregJohnson, rewriting the original by JustinChung Leff ...
GregJohnsonThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:46 IanSullivan
Why Corporate Work Looks Bad, Actually Isn #8217;t Bad, But Also Isn #8217;t Best By GregJohnson 15 May 2009 Why Corporate Work Looks Bad Big firms support corporations ...
GregOrrFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 21:36 IanSullivan
Meaning and Communication By GregOrr 17 Apr 2009 In Musil's Man Without Qualities, a group assembled from Austrian society is given the opportunity to choose an ...
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 ...
GregOrrSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:39 IanSullivan
(This is a very loose adaptation of Avery's first paper. I wanted to see if I could bring out some of his underlying concerns in a manner that prompts more engagement ...
GregOrrThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:46 IanSullivan
Pluralistic Meaning By GregOrr 12 Jun 2009 In first paper, I discussed our reliance on precarious interpretations in communicating and making decisions. With ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
HagglingAtCircuityCity 22 Jan 2009 - 01:16 IanSullivan
Thought I'd share this link. Not only is it relevant to class, but it will save you money! Woot. http://www.nytimes.com/2008/03/23/business/23haggle.html?ei 5087 ...
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.
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
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
HeewonKimIntro 04 Feb 2015 - 16:27 EbenMoglen
My name is Heewon Kim and I hail from Fairfax, VA, a suburb of Washington, DC. My high school boyfriend's dad used to be a CIA agent. I was surprised to learn that ...
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 ...
HelenMayerFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 21:12 IanSullivan
Dealing with the "Fix" By HelenMayer 27 Feb 2009 As a casual observer of politics, I am always fascinated by the idea of the #8220;fix. #8221; The cycle, call ...
HelenMayerIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:17 IanSullivan
I came to law school to learn the language of the law so that I can return to Washington to write, suggest or execute tomorrow's laws. HelenMayer 18 Jan 2009
HelenMayerSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:32 IanSullivan
The Retrospective Component of Risk Aversion By Jason Lissy Risk aversion is a primary source of occupational inertia which manifests itself in the tendency ...
HelenMayerThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:46 IanSullivan
Takeaways By HelenMayer 20 May 2009 The end of a school year is always a time for reflection. It is a time to decompress from the mad dash of finals, to make sense ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
HenryGeorge 07 Jan 2010 - 22:39 IanSullivan
"In the following pages, I will use these methods to discover what law connects poverty with progress. I believe this law will also explain the recurring cycles of ...
HenryRossFirstEssay 22 Aug 2016 - 15:17 HenryRoss
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
HoangTruong-FirstPaper 12 Jan 2009 - 22:58 IanSullivan
Fixing the Legal Profession By HoangTruong 14 Feb 2008 I.Intro The horrendous attrition rates of big law firms in recent years have been well chronicled ...
HoangTruong-SecondPaper 22 Jan 2009 - 01:17 IanSullivan
Legal Briefcase in One Hand, A Scotch in the Other Intro Hang around a liquor store long enough and you will notice that often times the most frequent customers ...
HoangTruongIntro 22 Jan 2009 - 01:17 IanSullivan
I wanted to be a lawyer because I see it as a venue for social change while keeping my pocktbook happy. A JD is a highly regarded degree and I didn't see myself ending ...
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 ...
HowSentimentFuelsPretense 13 Jan 2012 - 23:13 IanSullivan
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HowToBeARealist 07 Jan 2010 - 22:48 IanSullivan
This post is mostly about the interplay of social science and value judgments in Cohen's realistic judging. His description of the realistic judge can be found on ...
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 ...
HowToFixHealthcare 07 Jan 2010 - 22:49 IanSullivan
How to Fix Healthcare This came up yesterday in class. This is my idea of how to set up a working system of healthcare. If we want to fix healthcare, these are the ...
HowToFixHealthcareTakeTwo 07 Jan 2010 - 23:01 IanSullivan
How to fix Healthcare, take two This is the drastically revised and edited version of the previous lousy post. Although it has been said that we are far from ready ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
IPOAsAConGame 07 Jan 2010 - 22:39 IanSullivan
I just sort of had an epiphany this morning. Most of the IPOs we have witnessed in the last 10 years are probably a big con game on the little guys. A private company ...
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 ...
IWonTFeelHelpless 22 Jan 2009 - 01:17 IanSullivan
I Won't Feel Helpless Maybe I #8217;m wrong. Maybe I #8217;ll feel helpless when it #8217;s all over anyways. Three years and 130K. I #8217;d pay more if they charged ...
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 ...
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 ...
ImTheDudePlayingTheDude 17 Apr 2010 - 18:01 NonaFarahnik
I #8217;m the Dude Playing the Dude Disguised as Another Dude! No doubt many people will recognize this line from the movie Tropic Thunder. For those who don #8217 ...
ImageAndReality 07 Jan 2010 - 23:01 IanSullivan
Image And Reality In my notes for today, I have this comment by Eben: The image of who you might be becoming is more important than the reality. You will become ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
IsBeingACorporateLawyerImmoral 07 Jan 2010 - 22:49 IanSullivan
I think Professor Moglen once said that the concept of giving money to the poor while earning money as a corporate lawyer is all good, but it assumes that the work ...
IsBeingACorporateLawyerImmoral2 03 Mar 2009 - 05:35 LeslieHannay
We seem to have come around pretty much full circle in this thread, so I thought it might be time to try to refactor it. In opening this discussion, Esther posed several ...
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 ...
IsTVReallyAddictive 07 Jan 2010 - 22:39 IanSullivan
I know we have touched on this in class, and that we have touched on much more that should perhaps be far more troubling, yet I keep coming back to TV. So, forgive ...
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 ...
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 ...
ItReallyMakesMeThink 24 Feb 2009 - 05:21 MichaelDreibelbis
In conversations with all of you outside of class and the wiki, I've noticed an interesting common thread: we all like the class because it #8220;makes us think ...
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 ...
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 ...
JStHill-FirstTopicEdit 07 Jan 2010 - 22:39 IanSullivan
Thank you for your comments Professor Moglen. I think you touched on a key issue that I am struggling with: why am I willing to sacrifice aspects of my personal ...
JStHill-ThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:45 IanSullivan
I. Introduction: Homelessness. Living in New York City among 8 million people: 110,000 of them are homeless in 2008 (Source: New York Times). When I see a homeless ...
JStHillFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 21:08 IanSullivan
I. Introduction In class, we have discussed the idea(l) of practicing law that is meaningful for us. For many of the black (and minority) students, the definition ...
JStHill_SecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:32 IanSullivan
Reading Uchenna and Alfain #8217;s essay and edits on the investment relationship between China and Africa, I wanted to offer my insight #8212;and maybe play the Devil ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
JamieGottliebIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:17 IanSullivan
I worked at a law firm for two years after college. The main thing that I took away from that experience is an understanding of how important it is to be engaged emotionally ...
JamieGottliebSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:33 IanSullivan
Obama: The Embodiment of a Message By AnjaliBhat Edited by JamieGottlieb Barack Obama was widely perceived as a uniquely inspirational candidate, one who appealed ...
JamieGottliebThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:48 IanSullivan
The e Book and Thoughtful Readership By JamieGottlieb 15 May 2009 The delivery of most mainstream media has been revolutionized by the internet. People listen ...
JamilaMcCoy-Intro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:17 IanSullivan
When I leave law school, I want to be in a position to remedy the social and economic issues plaguing inner city communities, especially African American communities ...
JamilaMcCoyFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 21:08 IanSullivan
A Starting Point for a Social Activist Lawyer By JamilaMcCoy 19 April 2009 A Moving Experience in Bangalore As my friends and I shuffled through the crowds on ...
JamilaMcCoyPaper3 08 Jan 2010 - 22:48 IanSullivan
Big Law Needs You, You Don't Need It My main takeaway from class has been that I will benefit from approaching my legal career with an independent and entrepreneurial ...
JamilaMcCoySecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:32 IanSullivan
Edit of Jenai St. Hill's first paper. I. The Double Consciousness of the Black Lawyer In class, we have discussed practicing law in a way that is personally meaningful ...
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 ...
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 ...
January26Notes 03 Feb 2010 - 00:31 ChristopherCrismanCox
01.26 Generally, redistributing income to your client helps your client. If you want to maximize your utility according to what you think utility is in the world, ...
JaredBaumgart-FirstPaper 12 Jan 2009 - 22:58 IanSullivan
Transcendental Nonsense: The Creation and Disintegration of Abortion Rights By JaredBaumgart 11 Feb 2008 Introduction Transcendental nonsense in Roe v Wade suggests ...
JaredBaumgart-SecondPaper 22 Jan 2009 - 01:18 IanSullivan
Two weeks after a callback interview with a New York firm, the hiring partner called to tell me they could not extend me an offer for the summer. Everyone had liked ...
JaredBaumgartIntro 22 Jan 2009 - 01:18 IanSullivan
I came to law school because I need things to be logical. I hope that law school would hone my reasoning skills, because these are skills that are necessary far beyond ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
JasonLissyIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:17 IanSullivan
My general objectives for this course are to enhance my understanding of law practice #8217;s possibilities and to use this knowledge to challenge the ways I conceptualize ...
JasonLissySecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:32 IanSullivan
Individual Narrative Legal Narrative Originally by MichaelDignan Unwilling to accept irresolution about the how #8217;s and why #8217;s of life, humans instinctively ...
JasonLissyThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:48 IanSullivan
Attorney Privilege Violation of the Law This paper investigates two prompts: is it ethically permissible for attorneys to violate the law without legally recognized ...
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 ...
JasonsQuestion1Unity 07 Jan 2010 - 22:49 IanSullivan
I'm breaking Jason's original Post into two this is on the issue of unity, the other will be on the use of fictive legal constructs in argument. I have left the ...
JasonsQuestion2LegalConsructs 07 Jan 2010 - 22:49 IanSullivan
This is the second part of Jason's earlier post, also edited. I have retained the original post. Both Cohen and Holmes believe lawyer should work not with fictive ...
JayunKoo-FirstPaper 12 Jan 2009 - 22:58 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 ...
JayunKooIntro 22 Jan 2009 - 01:18 IanSullivan
Many legal issues and their impacts were evident in many of the interdisciplinary courses that I took in college, and I found the philosophical, economic, political ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
JeffreySchatzFirstPaper 13 Jan 2012 - 23:14 IanSullivan
The Invisible Fist
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
JenniferBurke-SecondPaper 22 Jan 2009 - 01:18 IanSullivan
In Their Own Shadow: How Women Perpetuate Female Invisibility By JenniferBurke 04 April 2008 In #8220;Cerriere #8217;s Answer, #8221; Martha Tharaud says #8220 ...
JenniferBurkeIntro 22 Jan 2009 - 01:19 IanSullivan
JenniferBurke 19 Jan 2008 My interest in becoming a lawyer comes not from a desire to practice law but from a desire to know the framework of the law and the way that ...
JenniferClark-FirstPaper 12 Jan 2009 - 22:58 IanSullivan
Magic in Our Society as the Difference between Interdependence and Self Reliance By JenniferClark 14 Feb 2008 The Nature of Magic In Modern Legal Magic, Jerome ...
JenniferClark-SecondPaper 22 Jan 2009 - 01:19 IanSullivan
Transforming Communities By JenniferClark 04 Apr 2008 In order to produce a society full of healthy people it is necessary to produce one full of healthy communities ...
JenniferClarkIntro 22 Jan 2009 - 01:19 IanSullivan
JenniferClark 17 Jan 2008 I decided to go to law school primarily because a law degree is one of the most flexible degrees one can attain. This aspect of a JD is very ...
JenniferCoffey-FirstPaper 12 Jan 2009 - 22:58 IanSullivan
By JenniferCoffey 14 Feb 2008 Criminal Trials: Regulating Anxiety about Crime One purpose of the criminal trial other than fact finding is to regulate levels of ...
JenniferCoffeyIntro 22 Jan 2009 - 01:22 IanSullivan
I came to law school because I enjoy writing and language and have observed both to be central to the work of a lawyer. With that in mind, I think that I could be ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
JesseCreed-FirstPaper 12 Jan 2009 - 22:59 IanSullivan
A Tempest in a Teapot The Symbolic Function Marion True, the former Getty curator, was charged for conspiracy in violation of the cultural patrimony laws for allegedly ...
JesseCreedIntro 22 Jan 2009 - 01:22 IanSullivan
I came to law school to maximize creative expression #8211; broadly defined though, in particular, literary expression #8211; in the constitutional and intellectual ...
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 ...
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 ...
JessicaCohenSecondPaperREWRITE 17 May 2010 - 20:47 MikeAbend
The Hollow Concept of Judicial Empathy By MikeAbend 16 May 2010 Obama's Litmus Test? About a month ago, our Constitutional Law class arrived at Roe v. Wade. After ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
JobResearch 07 Jan 2010 - 22:39 IanSullivan
I feel dumb asking this question (like I should have asked it before coming to law school) Can anyone recommend good resources to learn about what lawyers do in ...
JobsAsComplicity 17 Apr 2010 - 18:07 NonaFarahnik
One reason Eben gave for not working at a firm was that firms do morally undesirable work, and that in working for a firm, one's work would actively be contributing ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
JohnAlbaneseFirstPaperTalk 04 Apr 2010 - 15:35 ConradCoutinho
Why stop at drugs? DRussellKraft 28 Feb 2010 Derek, can you clarify what you mean by this question? Are you referring to other vice crimes? Regardless, I don ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
JohnBrownandCivilDisobedience 17 Apr 2010 - 14:56 NonaFarahnik
What form can resistance to government by private individuals properly take? Thoreau called John Brown, #8220;the most American of us all. #8221; This made me wonder ...
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 ...
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 ...
JohnBrownsBody 15 Feb 2010 - 18:46 StephenSevero
I thought that these might be of interest: Pete Seeger performing "John Brown's Body": And Orson Welles on John Brown, Julia Howe and the "Battle Hymn of the Republic ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
JonathanBoustani-FirstPaper 12 Jan 2009 - 22:59 IanSullivan
Law School Numbers By JonathanBoustani 13 Feb 2008 Intro: Form over Substance In truth, there are only two items on a law school application that boards of admission ...
JonathanBoustani-FirstPaperRevised 24 May 2008 - 04:51 JonathanBoustani
JonathanBoustani 24 May 2008 Morality, Media, and Max Mosley (this is actually my 2nd paper revised. i accidentally switched Post titles and can't change it) On March ...
JonathanBoustani-SecondPaper 22 Jan 2009 - 01:23 IanSullivan
Morality, Media, and Max Mosley On March 30th, the British tabloid newspaper News of the World reported that Max Mosley, president of the FIA, the governing body ...
JonathanBoustani-SecondPaperRevised 22 Jan 2009 - 01:23 IanSullivan
JonathanBoustani 24 May 2008 Substance and Appearance in the Education System There are only two items on a law school application that boards of admission pay any ...
JonathanBoustaniIntro 22 Jan 2009 - 01:23 IanSullivan
JonathanBoustani 21 Jan 2008 I first became interested in coming to law school while taking a class on ancient law during undergrad. In the class we read and discussed ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
JonathanFriedmanFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 21:08 IanSullivan
The Devalued Practice of Jury Nullification By JonathanFriedman 19 Apr 2009 Introduction One may argue that a criminal defendant's right to a jury trial is primarily ...
JonathanFriedmanIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:17 IanSullivan
My impression is that the practice of law promotes individuality among its participants by encouraging them to engage their interests in critical ways that are unavailable ...
JonathanFriedmanSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:32 IanSullivan
Holmes as a Framework for Making Change Through Words Originally "Creative Lawyering " By AndresOFarrell Lawyering is more than prophesizing. Holmes defines lawyering ...
JonathanFriedmanThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:48 IanSullivan
The Case of Don Ayala: The First American Contractor Charged With Murder in The War on Terror By JonathanFriedman 18 May 2009 text The Facts Paula Loyd was an ...
JonathanGuerraFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 21:08 IanSullivan
Professor Moglen's Untenable Claim of Selective Determinism By JonathanGuerra 28 Feb 2009 Introduction It is a difficult endeavor to sustain a claim that some ...
JonathanGuerraIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:17 IanSullivan
Plumbers apprentice so that they may become well trained and certified master plumbers. I am in law school so that I may gain the qualifications and certification ...
JonathanGuerraSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:32 IanSullivan
The Justice Con Originally by AndrewCase 26 Feb 2009 I found the point to be elusive in the original piece and the style more fitting for a paper article rather ...
JonathanGuerraThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:42 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
JosephAveryFirstPaper 14 Jan 2015 - 22:03 IanSullivan
Distinguishing In this course, we have encountered a recurring proposition: that we should seek meaningful work in addition to adequate compensation. I have, at ...
JosephAveryIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:17 IanSullivan
JosephAvery 23 Jan 2009 I came to law school because I thought it would point me in the direction of a career in which I can excel and for which my educational background ...
JosephAverySecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:32 IanSullivan
Economic Theory in the 1L Curriculum This is a revision of the draft by Daniel Margolskee. Transcendental Nonsense in Law and Economics In standard 1L Contracts and ...
JosephAveryThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:42 IanSullivan
A (Nonlinear, Non circular) Two Stop Jaunt A Light Introduction, followed by Willful Mistake Implications: Fear? Q: What should one do when a patient presents with ...
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 ...
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 ...
JosephLuFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 21:08 IanSullivan
Speculating about the North Korean Criminal Law System By JosephLu 27 Feb 2009 I have revised this paper as part of the second paper assignment. Introduction ...
JosephLuIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:17 IanSullivan
What I Hope for out of Law School By taking the #8220;right #8221; classes in law school and approaching them in an academic and also self critical manner, I hope ...
JosephLuSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:32 IanSullivan
Institutional Creeds, Cons, and Making Choices for Life By KevinChang 27 Feb 2009 This paper was revised by Joseph Lu. People #8217;s choices are limited People ...
JosephLuThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:42 IanSullivan
One Problem Afflicting the Heterogeneous Jury By JosephLu 23 Apr 2009 The problem today Tracking jury composition from then to now would reveal a trend toward ...
JosephMacias-SecondPaper 22 Jan 2009 - 01:46 IanSullivan
We Build Borders Here: The Court Imposed Chasm Between Life and Law I. Congress Should Move to Amend Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 Congress should move ...
JosephMaciasIntro 22 Jan 2009 - 01:46 IanSullivan
JosephMacias 16 Jan 2008 I came to law school to gain a meaningful career. I wanted to work on things that really matter, and did not want to get stuck working in ...
JosephWilliams-SecondPaper 22 Jan 2009 - 01:46 IanSullivan
Society needs to be skeptical of the growth of prison industrial complex because it is a threat to public values and individual rights. Between 1987 and 2001, the ...
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 ...
JosephWilliamsintro 22 Jan 2009 - 01:46 IanSullivan
JosephWilliams 18 Jan 2008 I chose to go to law school because I believed that it would open doors in the business world. I plan to advise small businesses on legal ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
JournalTalk 07 Jan 2010 - 22:39 IanSullivan
I imagine that many of us will be considering joining a journal in the coming days. I wanted to open up some space to discuss the various journals and the pros and ...
Jsthill-Intro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:17 IanSullivan
I have a hard time believing that I am capable (and sometimes even worthy) of really getting what I want out of life. I am hoping that law school will give me a certain ...
JuanCoeymansFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 21:08 IanSullivan
This is the revised version of the JuanCoeymansFirstPaper The end of the world as we know it? The huge impact of the economic crisis throughout the world has raised ...
JuanCoeymansSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:32 IanSullivan
Revision of YejinJennyHanFirstPaper Introduction Knowledge of the law is essential to modern life: it enables people to use the legal system, to change their behavior ...
JuanCoeymansThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:42 IanSullivan
Pandemic Irrationality By JuanCoeymans 15 May 2009 I clearly remember when Professor Moglen, during one of our first classes, talked about the ridiculous amount ...
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 ...
JudicialDecisionsandSocialConsequences 07 Jan 2010 - 22:39 IanSullivan
While on the whole I enjoyed Cohen's piece on Transcendental Nonsense and the Functional Approach, I can't help but take issue with his conception of judicial decisions ...
JudicialResistanceandLegalChange 07 Jan 2010 - 22:14 IanSullivan
Reparented this to the original discussion page so that people looking in the index can easily follow the discussion Main.IanSullivan 3 Feb 2009 Two questions were ...
JudithWarnerOnObamaFamilyTalk 07 Jan 2010 - 22:39 IanSullivan
See original item. I hope I am doing this correctly, although somehow I doubt it. You did fine. I retitled the topic, because !ObamaArticle was very general ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
JuliaS-FirstPaper 12 Jan 2009 - 22:59 IanSullivan
A Speculative Inquest By JuliaS 09 Feb 2008 Prediction markets are aggregations of betting exchanges for contingent future events. On sites like !InTrade ...
JuliaS-SecondPaper 22 Jan 2009 - 01:48 IanSullivan
The Pride Placebo One year ago today, I sat barefoot in the north end zone of Virginia Tech's football field, holding my head in my hands, while President Bush us ...
JuliaSzybalaIntro 22 Jan 2009 - 01:48 IanSullivan
I am interested in the way we organize our society, and to me, that's what the law is all about. I see the law as a conduit of justice, and I think that learning the ...
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 ...
JulianAzranIntro 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
Personal Introduction By JulianAzran 26 Jan 2013
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 ...
JulianBaez-FirstPaper 12 Jan 2009 - 22:59 IanSullivan
How Laws Made by Private Groups Affect Us All: The Presidential Primaries For Starters By JulianBaez 12 Feb 2008 Private Law Laws are not simply statutes ...
JulianBaezIntro 22 Jan 2009 - 01:49 IanSullivan
JulianBaez 16 Jan 2008 I want to be a lawyer because it has always seemed the most interesting way to speak for a living. It allows one to use their voice and their ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
JustinChungFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 21:08 IanSullivan
note I couldn't figure out what I wanted to say with my previous topic, so this is something completely different. Conspicuous Consumption in the Classroom Intro ...
JustinChungIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:24 IanSullivan
The reason why I came to law school was to give myself more opprotunities to learn, to be able to take part in interesting activities, to have a fairly wide option ...
JustinChungSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:32 IanSullivan
The Case For Change From Without Originally By WalkerNewell 27 Feb 2009 Revised by Justin Chung 14 April 2009 Assume Things Are Really Changing In The Folklore ...
JustinChungThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:48 IanSullivan
The Lazy Genius By JustinChung 17 May 2009 If you watch enough anime, you #8217;ll start to notice that every series uses the same character archetypes. There ...
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 ...
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: ...
JustinColanninoIntro 22 Jan 2009 - 01:49 IanSullivan
During my time in business I knew and worked with a large number of lawyers and their job descriptions varied widely. I liked the idea that with a law degree I would ...
JustinKimIntro 22 Jan 2009 - 01:49 IanSullivan
I wanted to become a lawyer to learn a profession dealing with a legal system which affects much of what I do every day, while at the same time, gaining the means ...
JustinMaffettSecondEssay 10 Apr 2018 - 17:22 JoeBruner
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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 ...
JustinPurtleSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:26 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 ...
JustinPurtleThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:43 IanSullivan
Cannibalism and the Common Law Why Punish? Based on all and any of the basic principles of justification that we are taught in our Criminal Law course, the decision ...
KahlilWilliamsFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:10 IanSullivan
Eben's Going to Kill Me By KahlilWilliams 27 Feb 2009 Statement of Facts #8220;Eben #8217;s going to kill me. #8221; That was one of my first thoughts ...
KahlilWilliamsFirstThirdPaper 18 Aug 2009 - 01:07 EbenMoglen
Choosing Souter's Replacement The Candidates Qualifications The Confirmation Process The Nominee is Confirmed Choosing Souter's Replacement With Justice Souter ...
KahlilWilliamsIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:25 IanSullivan
KahlilWilliams 27 Jan 2009 I came to law school to supplement my graduate education with a set of skills that I could use to affect policy change, particularly on ...
KahlilWilliamsSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:26 IanSullivan
This is a revision of Jenai St. Hill's first paper. Aside from minor grammatical changes and added links, I put forth some options for Black lawyers should they choose ...
KahlilWilliamsThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:42 IanSullivan
A Pathetic Reading of Empathy What I Said At the end of the semester, I wrote a conceived essay about whether Lord Coleridge would be confirmed as a Supreme ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
KamelBFirstNewPaper 07 Jan 2010 - 22:37 IanSullivan
WE ALL ARE CRIMINALS Prelude On February 2nd, I read Columbia Spectator for the first time. The cover headline was relating the death of a 19 year old student ...
KamelBFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:10 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 ...
KamelBSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:26 IanSullivan
China in Africa, a New Colonialism or Opportunities for Development? A comparative involvement with the #8216;Old Europe #8217; Underlined text. From Miss Uchenna ...
KamelBThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:42 IanSullivan
Constructing Black France: Thoughts about the US model of affirmative action. Constructing Black France. That was the title of the conference I went to a few days ...
KamelBekkaliIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:25 IanSullivan
I came to the U.S to grow up. I came to law school to be challenged. I came to Columbia Law for my mother. All my utopical wishes to make this world a better place ...
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 ...
KateVershov-FirstPaper 12 Jan 2009 - 22:59 IanSullivan
Commoditization and the Law By KateVershov 14 Feb 2008 Introduction: Holmes and Legal Terminology One of Holmes #8217; most resonating remarks in #8220;The Path ...
KateVershov-SecondPaper 22 Jan 2009 - 01:50 IanSullivan
A Balancing Act: Discovery Costs, Public Access, and Privacy Introduction Secrecy in litigation drives up discovery costs for plaintiffs who are generally already ...
KateVershovIntro 22 Jan 2009 - 01:50 IanSullivan
I did not come to law school because I wanted to fondle legal philosophy and revel in logic games (blasphemy, I know). I am a cynic #8211; I see the law as a means ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
KeepTheCurveTalk 20 Feb 2008 - 17:43 CarinaWallance
Regardless of how much we collaborate and help each other, only so many people can "succeed" in the way that law school measures success. Personally, I think that ...
KeithEdelmanFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:10 IanSullivan
The Persistence of Prisons: An Exposition of Economic Foundations By KeithEdelman 19 Apr 2009 Introduction Our criminal justice system is failing to achieve ...
KeithEdelmanIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:25 IanSullivan
KeithEdelman 17 Jan 2009 I came to law school for three primary reasons. First, I want to experience an intellectual environment that I feel college didn #8217;t ...
KeithEdelmanSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:26 IanSullivan
Repression of Cognitive Dissonance: Grand Effects on our Legal System Revision by KeithEdelman of Elyse Schneider's first paper A Personal Revelation Upon arriving ...
KeithEdelmanThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:42 IanSullivan
Clawing Back for Justice Introduction After the Madoff scandal, much media attention has gone to those whose current accounts were erased. There is another group ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
KevinChangFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:10 IanSullivan
Choose As a Free Man By KevinChang 27 Feb 2009; revised on 18 April 2009 as part of the second assignment Most People Are Not Truly Making Choices Most people ...
KevinChangIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:25 IanSullivan
KevinChang 19 Jan 2009 Hi! My name is Kevin Chang. I am from Taiwan. Before law school, I had never come to the United States. Therefore, the last five months ...
KevinChangSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:26 IanSullivan
Behind the North Korea Criminal Law By JosephLu 27 Feb 2009 I have revised this paper as part of the second paper assignment. The Penal Code of North Korea Reveals ...
KevinChangThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:42 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
KregKatoskiFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:10 IanSullivan
Misplaced Values in our Institutions By KregKatoski 19 Apr 2009 Although the legal realism embodied in Holmes' idea that #8220;things are what they do #8221; ...
KregKatoskiIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:25 IanSullivan
KregKatoski 15 Jan 2009 I don't know what I want to do after law school, but I am here to obtain the means to do whatever I eventually decide I want to do. I hope ...
KregKatoskiSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:27 IanSullivan
Problems with Justifications for the Grading System By AaronShepard 04 Mar 2009 Two of the most cited reasons for maintaining the current grading system in the ...
KregKatoskiThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:42 IanSullivan
Why It Might Make Sense to Tell People Not to Do Things They Will Do Anyway By KregKatoski 17 May 2009 Introduction In class, it was suggested that it does not ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
KristineSaulFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:10 IanSullivan
(De)Constructing Self Identity By KristineSaul 27 Feb 2009 (Amended 17 April 2009) Introduction: Sticks and Stones? #8220;It #8217;s not what you are called ...
KristineSaulSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:27 IanSullivan
The Pen is Mightier than the Sword By Kristine Saul (Originally by Young Kim 27 Feb 2009) A colleague once told me that to acknowledge the preponderance of race ...
KristineSaulThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:42 IanSullivan
Adventures of the Mundane By KristineSaul 23 May 2009 Living in the age of reality television, personal blogs, and Facebook, watching the lives of others unfold ...
KristineVanHamersveldFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:10 IanSullivan
Professor Moglen, I changed my paper substantially this time around, hopefully taking into full account your comments on the first draft. I decided to eliminate the ...
KristineVanHamersveldIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:25 IanSullivan
I decided to come to law school because I studied anthropology in college and was fascinated with society and culture, but frustrated with the abstract nature of academic ...
KristineVanHamersveldSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:27 IanSullivan
Self Narrative and Legal Narrative Originally By MichaelDignan I. Devices for Legal and Self Narratives Serve a Similar Purpose In general, human beings find it ...
KristineVanHamersveldThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:42 IanSullivan
A Student's View on Effective Legal Education By KristineVanHamersveld 25 Apr 2009 Introduction This essay will explore the way in which law students learn under ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
KurtLynIntro 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
Hi. I am from Houston, Texas. Personal Introduction By KurtLyn 30 Jan 2013
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. ...
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 ...
LaurenManalangFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:10 IanSullivan
By LaurenManalang 27 Feb 2009 Law Is As Law Does: Frustrations With Continuing Inequality In many ways, I am dissatisfied with what the law does. Even when it ...
LaurenManalangIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:25 IanSullivan
I appreciate the honesty of these responses and find it interesting that so many echo the same concerns. My first job out of college was as a social worker in a domestic ...
LaurenManalangThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:42 IanSullivan
Symbolic Meaning in Publicized Trials By LaurenManalang 29 Jun 2009 Introduction In most any public trial, the parties to the case become Symbols, and the ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
LaurenRoemkeFirstEssay 16 Jul 2016 - 02:38 LaurenRoemke
LaurenRoemkeSecondEssay 16 Jul 2016 - 02:39 LaurenRoemke
LaurenRosenbergFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:10 IanSullivan
Who's running this show, anyway? The subordination of intellectual development in law school policy By LaurenRosenberg Introduction On February 25, I attended ...
LaurenRosenbergIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:25 IanSullivan
I originally applied to law school for a very small niche interest neuroscience and the law. After pursuing neurological research in college, I became interested ...
LaurenRosenbergSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:27 IanSullivan
A Fundamental Divide: Successful Lawyering and Current Legal Education By LaurenRosenberg 18 Apr 2009 (A revision of William King's Leff, Lawyering, and Law School ...
LaurenRosenbergThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:42 IanSullivan
Releasing the Ball and Chain Utilizing Modern Technology As An Advantage Modern technology allows efficient access to legal information from anywhere, at any time ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
LawSchoolAdvice 17 Apr 2010 - 14:44 NonaFarahnik
Before coming to law school, I received two pieces of advice from coworkers about how to "succeed" at Columbia Law School. I found both of these to be really troubling ...
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 ...
LawSchoolClincs 17 Apr 2010 - 14:43 NonaFarahnik
I grabbed this from the Law School Links thread I think it's a particularly pertinent topic given that 1Ls are applying for clinics right now and that it deserves ...
LawSchoolLinks 08 Apr 2010 - 04:12 DavidGoldin
Links About Law School 3Ls Can't Find Jobs Do people really believe that, even at the top law schools, they're entitled to a 160K job? No profession other than law ...
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 ...
LawSchoolandInternships 22 Jan 2009 - 01:54 IanSullivan
I'm curious about how others are feeling about their internships and clerkships so far this summer. I know there was substantial concern among students this past ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
LawyeringandVariationsinSelfPsychology 27 Jan 2009 - 00:39 JasonLissy
Two questions were raised recently in a post regarding the non unitary self and Cohen. Eben distilled them and asked that they be posted separately so as not unnecessarily ...
LawyerlandDeepEnd 17 Apr 2010 - 14:50 NonaFarahnik
After class on Thursday, I decided I'd track down a copy of Lawyerland for the weekend (as it turns out, there's only one copy). It's a short read. In any event, I ...
LayoffsAtLawFirms 22 Jan 2009 - 01:54 IanSullivan
Since potential layoffs at law firms during the current economic downturn is something we have discussed a fair amount in class, I thought I would post this link to ...
LegitimateIsAsLegitimateDoes 22 Jan 2009 - 01:55 IanSullivan
I found this article pretty interesting: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05/06/washington/06bar.html? r 2 oref slogin oref slogin Apparently a 1999 amendment to Title ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
LeslieHannayFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:10 IanSullivan
A Wrench in the System By LeslieHannay 27 Feb 2009 Society is like a stew. If you don't stir it up every once in a while then a layer of scum floats to the top ...
LeslieHannayIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:25 IanSullivan
I have spent the past several years working for environmental and social justice nonprofit organizations. I grew frustrated with my limitations in working to address ...
LeslieHannaySecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:27 IanSullivan
This is a revision of JasonLissyFirstPaper. Finding Meaning in the Face of Change The evidence seems irrefutable: the big firms are, at best, mere profit making machines ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
LilyVoSecondPaperEdited 14 Jan 2015 - 22:23 IanSullivan
LincolnOnSlavery 17 Apr 2010 - 19:58 NonaFarahnik
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abraham Lincoln on slavery Wikipedia articles are a source of secondary bibliography. They cannot be used as an authoritative secondary ...
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 ...
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
ListSitesOfferingDealInformation 10 Jan 2010 - 16:21 IanSullivan
List of Sites Offering Product and Deal Related Information DanBryan 23 May 2008 Introduction: The page is a list of websites and forums which offer advice and ...
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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
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 ...
MaciasSummerUpdate 22 Jan 2009 - 01:55 IanSullivan
Hey everyone! I just wanted to share some of my summer with all of you. As some of you know, I am currently working at the City Attorney in Los Angeles. I don't actually ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
MagicAccordingToFrank 07 Feb 2008 - 18:01 JustinColannino
Eben alluded to us not quite getting the meaning of "magic" according to Frank. Let's use this space to work it out. AdamCarlis 02 Feb 2008 DanielButrymowicz ...
MakalikaNaholowaa-FirstPaper 12 Jan 2009 - 22:59 IanSullivan
The Unreasonableness of the "Reasonable Person" Standard in Personal Torts The cost of personal tort actions in the US was $87.4B in 2006, with major categories of ...
MakalikaNaholowaa-SecondPaper 22 Jan 2009 - 01:55 IanSullivan
MakalikaNaholowaa 01 Apr 2008 The Discordance Between Hawaiian Traditions and the Modern Racial Rule for Community Recognition Background: Native Hawaiian Racial ...
MakalikaNaholowaaIntro 12 Jan 2009 - 22:52 IanSullivan
MakalikaNaholowaa 17 Jan 2008 Probably over thinking it, but I hated my first intro. It wasn't a lie, but it was generic and stupid. I should have said this to ...
MakingAChoice 07 Jan 2010 - 22:39 IanSullivan
In today #8217;s class we talked a bit about choosing to help the cops or the robbers. Yet, we also talked about Cons and the mortgaging of our law degrees. If both ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
March12thSongWouldnTItBeLovely 16 Mar 2009 - 20:55 EbenMoglen
XinpingZhu 14 Mar 2009 Wouldn't It Be Loverly Song Lyrics by Cassandra Wilson Not by Cassandra Wilson. By Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe, from ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
MattDavisRatner-SecondPaper 22 Jan 2009 - 00:24 IanSullivan
Allowing Laws to be Broken: A Restriction on Freedom At its core, each law represents at least a slight infringement of our rights. We give power to our government ...
MattDavisRatnerIntro 12 Jan 2009 - 22:53 IanSullivan
I never wanted to be a lawyer (especially not a corporate lawyer). I came to law school because I place great value in the analytical process it espouses, and wished ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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), ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
MaxDubin-FirstPaper 12 Jan 2009 - 22:59 IanSullivan
Trials: For Legitimacy Both for the public and for criminals on trial Certainly trials are imperfect May be a ruse to allow judges or juries to arbitrarily ...
MaxDubinIntro 22 Jan 2009 - 01:59 IanSullivan
MaxDubin 21 Jan 2008 Before I choose law school, I wanted to be an academic. I worked for years in college on a research project on developing democracies through ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
MeditationAsMind-Exercise 22 Jan 2009 - 01:59 IanSullivan
Our discussion on 'vegging out' vs. meditation today reminded me of a google talk I watched recently on and happiness. The man giving the talk, Matthieu Ricard, is ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
MelissaMitgangFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:10 IanSullivan
Recognition of Error and the Creation of Space for Conscious, Script Free Thought By MelissaMitgang 27 Feb 2009 The Con Five years ago, while I was standing ...
MelissaMitgangIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:25 IanSullivan
I'm in law school to change the way I look at the world, which sounds very lofty, but really amounts to finding a logical framework for ordering my thought processes ...
MelissaMitgangRevisedPaper 22 Aug 2009 - 22:26 EbenMoglen
Recognition of Error and the Avoidance of Repressive #8220;Decision #8221; Making Patterns By MelissaMitgang #8220;I didn #8217;t hit him. He ran into my fist ...
MelissaMitgangSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:27 IanSullivan
This is a rewrite of Jamila McCoy's paper. A Starting Point for a Social Activist Lawyer A Moving Experience in Bangalore Arnold's Approach to Organizational Behavior ...
MelissaMitgangThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:43 IanSullivan
Law School, Parenthood, and Fulfillment By MelissaMitgang 15 May 2009 The Problem and the Solution Each time I sit down to work, I go through a routine. I check ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
MiRiSongIntro 13 Jan 2012 - 23:21 IanSullivan
MiaWhite-2ndPaper-WhoreDiamonds 12 Jan 2009 - 23:00 IanSullivan
Introduction Former Governor Eliot Spitzer was exposed as a john and identified as Client #9. His entanglement with the prostitution ring known as the Emperor #8217 ...
MiaWhiteintro 22 Jan 2009 - 01:59 IanSullivan
I often say that law can be a barrier and a bridge (I'm sure some said it first and better). Perhaps one of the major connecting themes in my experiences (academically ...
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 ...
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 ...
MichaelBerkovits-FirstPaper 12 Jan 2009 - 23:00 IanSullivan
Out to Sea in an Ocean of Distortion: Cognitive Psychology in the Jury Box By MichaelBerkovits 10 Feb 2008 Introduction Juries in criminal trials are tasked with ...
MichaelBerkovits-SecondPaper 22 Jan 2009 - 01:59 IanSullivan
This paper has been revised and is in final form. How Swede It Is By MichaelBerkovits 19 May 2008 Congress does not ordinarily look to Scandinavia for guidance ...
MichaelBerkovitsIntro 22 Jan 2009 - 01:59 IanSullivan
MichaelBerkovits 17 Jan 2008 In college, I read a Supreme Court opinion for a philosophy class and realized that it would be really cool to write, whether as judge ...
MichaelBrown-FirstPaper 12 Jan 2009 - 23:00 IanSullivan
Truth and Reconciliation: Barack or Black, Hilary or Clinton By MichaelBrown 18 Feb 2008 Part A: The Idea The idea is simple, the consequences are not. What do ...
MichaelBrownIntro 22 Jan 2009 - 01:59 IanSullivan
At eleven, I found out the answer to one such question that most children are inquisitive about in how did we get here. My family finally told me the story surrounding ...
MichaelBrownSecondPaper 02 Jun 2008 - 22:25 MichaelBrown
The Injustice of Alimony in America In recent years a number of states have started to reconsider alimony; imposing caps on the number of years a spouse can receive ...
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 ...
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 ...
MichaelDignanFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:10 IanSullivan
Self Narrative and Legal Narrative By MichaelDignan 20 April 2009 I. The need for explanation is kin to the need for a convincing self narrative. It is difficult ...
MichaelDignanIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:25 IanSullivan
MichaelDignan 14 Jan 2009 Essentially, I want to be able to do what I want to do, work on the problems that I want to work on, and think about the things that I want ...
MichaelDignanSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:27 IanSullivan
Recognition of Error and the Creation of Space for Conscious, Script Free Thought By MelissaMitgang 27 Feb 2009 The Con Five years ago, while I was standing ...
MichaelDignanThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:43 IanSullivan
MichaelDignan 03 Jun 2009 "Activism" and the Second Amendment I. The problem of #8220;activism #8221; #8220;Activist #8221; is a word often used to denote a ...
MichaelDreibelbisFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:10 IanSullivan
Trying Not to Die a Little By MichaelDreibelbis 03 Mar 2009 Epiphany I sat slack jawed, contemplating the unthinkable: #8220;Multiple personalities? No free ...
MichaelDreibelbisIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:25 IanSullivan
MichaelDreibelbis 16 Jan 2009 One possibility I am considering is to be a law professor and research the law and economics movement as it relates to property rights ...
MichaelDreibelbisSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:27 IanSullivan
This paper is a revised version of MichaelDignanFirstPaper. Demystifying Narrative MichaelDreibelbis 21 Apr 2009 I. Introduction Like poles for fishing; like ...
MichaelDreibelbisThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:43 IanSullivan
(those of you interested in digital books may also be interested in JamieGottliebThirdPaper .) Selling Google Books The Google Books Settlement grants Google ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
MichaelPanfilFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:10 IanSullivan
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MichaelPanfilIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:25 IanSullivan
I #8217;m unsure if I can put a specific name to what I hope to gain through law school. In college I was interested in psychology and politics #8211; two areas ...
MichaelPanfilSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:27 IanSullivan
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MichaelPanfilThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:43 IanSullivan
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MichaelWillesIntro 22 Jan 2009 - 02:00 IanSullivan
I want to ask and find answers to interesting questions. The most interesting questions, I have found, exist in human interaction, especially where that interaction ...
MichelleChunIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:25 IanSullivan
MichelleChun 15 Jan 2009 I came to law school to apply what I learn to my other academic work in political theory. I wanted insight on things like how 20th century ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
MikeAbendFirstPaperSecondRewrite 22 Jun 2010 - 22:32 MikeAbend
MikeAbend 15 June 2010 Innocent by Circumstance Introduction I don't think I'll ever be convicted of a serious crime. This determination is not the result of knowledge ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
MinaNasseri-FirstPaper 12 Jan 2009 - 23:00 IanSullivan
Death to Socrates! By MinaNasseri 12 Feb 2008 #8220;We use the Socratic method here. I call on you, ask you a question, and you answer it #8230;Through this ...
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 ...
MinaNasseriIntro 22 Jan 2009 - 02:00 IanSullivan
One hundred words that explain my life decision: First, I am an immigrant who has never stopped believing in the #8220;American Dream. #8221; For some (perhaps ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
MisanIkomiFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:11 IanSullivan
(Career) Identity Crisis By MisanIkomi 27 Feb 2009 The sky is falling (or is it?) I should be a lawyer? Okay! But what does it mean to actually practice law ...
MisanIkomiIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:25 IanSullivan
I came to law school to learn how to be a practical thinker. I spent my time in undergrad discussing and analyzing world issues, tracing the arc of social ills, identifying ...
MisanIkomiSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:27 IanSullivan
Law and Social Change in a Diverse Society By SoeJungKim 27 Feb 2009, Introduction The class discussion over Judith Warner #8217;s column on people #8217;s ...
MisanIkomiThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:43 IanSullivan
(Not So)Great Expectations By MisanIkomi 17 May 2009 Why do Expectations Frequently Never Seem to Match Up to Reality? I mulled this question over on Thursday ...
ModernLegalMagicAndAdvocacy 07 Jan 2010 - 22:49 IanSullivan
I particularly enjoyed Jerome Frank's writing because I wholeheartedly agree with many of his assertions. Frank stated that "when 'primitive' man loses his way.. ...
ModernLegalMagicCritique1 22 Jan 2009 - 02:00 IanSullivan
How was "subjectivity" or "discretion" a sufficient threat to have required magic? Could Frank's theory be influenced by WWII? (I removed posts by AmandaHungerford ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
MolissaFarberFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:11 IanSullivan
You don't need the old version to be carried along, because it is under the "History" button and its presence makes taking the difference among versions more rather ...
MolissaFarberIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:25 IanSullivan
I came to law school to expand the movement for problem solving community justice in criminal law. I hope to emerge from law school with not only the tools to do ...
MolissaFarberSecondPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:27 IanSullivan
Maximizing the Utility of the Existing Law School Curriculum By WilliamKing 27 Feb 2009 Revised By MolissaFarber 17 Apr 2009 Intro In Swindling and Selling ...
MolissaFarberThirdPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:43 IanSullivan
Something Split, Regulation, and The Richard Cory Effect By MolissaFarber 14 May 2009 And he was rich #8212;yes, richer than a king, #8232; And admirably schooled ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
MoreOnFear 17 Apr 2010 - 17:56 NonaFarahnik
When reading through these comments on fear and anxiety I can #8217;t help but turn back to the When Fear Turns Graphic New York Times article which is, of course ...
MultiplePersonalitiesRearTheirHeadsAgain 07 Jan 2010 - 22:40 IanSullivan
Strength in numbers? Quite the opposite. Bartleby Bartleby's great strength is his unity of character. On the strength of consistency alone #8212;whatever multiplicity ...
MusicIThinkAboutInClass 23 Apr 2010 - 05:28 MatthewZorn
JessicaCohen 19 Feb 2010 Maybe because of Eben's use of music as inspiration, I often find that other songs pop into my head in class. This week it was two Kinks ...
MusicPlayedinClass 11 Jan 2010 - 16:33 IanSullivan
I like the music played in the class, and I'm wondering if the Professor can post the names/artists of the music. Thanks! SunYi 30 Jan 2008 On today's discussion ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
MyThoughtsOnThisClassSoFar 17 Apr 2010 - 16:10 NonaFarahnik
I have been trying to identify and understand a kind of anxiety I have felt while reading materials for this class thus far. The #8220;problem #8221; of the course ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
NicheVsVocation 17 Apr 2010 - 18:02 NonaFarahnik
In the last class I asked Eben regarding vocations and finding our niche as a lawyer. I would like to hear more opinions on the subject. Many times I have heard how ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
NicoleMedham-FirstPaper 12 Jan 2009 - 23:00 IanSullivan
I liked Kaleb's idea of adding a disclaimer to his paper, so I decided to write one myself. This paper is not academic in the slightest. It is, however, a topic that ...
NicoleMedham-SecondPaper 22 Jan 2009 - 02:01 IanSullivan
NicoleMedham 04 Apr 2008 Prenuptial Agreements: #8216;Til Death Do Us Part...Yea Right! #8220;If you ain #8217;t no punk holla we want prenup. WE WANT PRENUP! ...
NicoleMedhamIntro 22 Jan 2009 - 02:01 IanSullivan
NicoleMedham 18 Jan 2008 I decided to come to law school to both help myself and others. The education that law students receive even those who decide not to practice ...
NigerianPrisioner 22 Jan 2009 - 02:02 IanSullivan
I just wanted to share an case study of a "nigerian prisoner" con. Its a long article, but worth the read. A highlight is the mark's state of mind even after he ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
NonUnitarySelfRealizingCohen 07 Jan 2010 - 22:14 IanSullivan
Question 1: Application of the Unitary Non Unitary Self Distinctions: Within class we probed the fiction of the unitary self. We recognized the potential danger ...
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 ...
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 ...
NonaFarahnikFirstPaperTalk 26 Feb 2010 - 05:43 NonaFarahnik
As I got to thinking about my first paper, I posted a quote by Antoine de Saint Exupery that reads "If you want to build a ship, don't drum up the men to gather wood ...
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 ...
NonsenseAndMagic 22 Jan 2009 - 02:05 IanSullivan
Cohn and Frank have given us some interesting ways to assess the value of legal arguments. Since we are all stuck reading the same cases in other classes, I thought ...
NoteTakerSignup 02 Feb 2010 - 20:56 ChristopherCrismanCox
We haven't had a note taker since 3/5. If several individuals upload their own notes to the new threads, we can refactor them into a complete version later. I had ...
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 ...
Notification 21 Feb 2016 - 05:45 MalcolmEvans
Headline text AbdallahSalam AlexWeiss AliceBertram BriannaCummings CarolineCima ChaseLax CMcKinney ChrisMendez EbenMoglen ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
OffshoringOfLawyerWork 22 Jan 2009 - 02:05 IanSullivan
I thought I'd post the below article from the Washington Post about the growing outsourcing of legal work to India, which has been discussed in class at various points ...
OkontaPFirstEssay 20 May 2018 - 23:19 OkontaP
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OkontaPSecondEssay 20 May 2018 - 23:20 OkontaP
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OldDiscussionMaterials 21 Jan 2009 - 23:09 IanSullivan
OldIntros 21 Jan 2009 - 23:09 IanSullivan
OldPapers 21 Jan 2009 - 23:09 IanSullivan
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 ...
OluwafemiMorohunfola-FirstPaper 12 Jan 2009 - 23:09 IanSullivan
The Collapse of Federalism in the Contemporary United States of America In the course of the development of modern constitutional interpretation in America, few concepts ...
OluwafemiMorohunfolaIntro 22 Jan 2009 - 02:08 IanSullivan
As much as I sometimes try to deny it, why I went to law school is the quintessential study in cognitive dissonance. I have wanted to be a lawyer since I was in middle ...
OmarHarounIntro 08 Jan 2010 - 17:26 IanSullivan
I came to law school to learn the practical skills required to promote justice. Like many of my colleagues, I am intellectually curious about a myriad of topics. ...
OnThePowerOfMeditation 07 Jan 2010 - 22:40 IanSullivan
I fear that I might be arriving late to the party, but there is no such thing as fashionably punctual. Nevertheless, this semester has been one of transition for ...
OnWhyIAmReluctantToTalkInClass 07 Jan 2010 - 22:40 IanSullivan
I can #8217;t quite figure this out. I do the readings. I suspect I understand them; at least I understand parts or sentences of them. I make notes in the margins ...
OperatingNorms 07 Jan 2010 - 22:40 IanSullivan
I am interested in seeing if folks want to set up some guidelines for our online collaboration. I am going to add one or two here and then, if you think this will ...
OptionsandHopeReMentalIllness 07 Jan 2010 - 22:40 IanSullivan
Just to take Eben #8217;s comments today in a little different direction regarding mental illness and the option of a right to treatment: I realize there are no easy ...
OurBrokenSystemofEducation 07 Jan 2010 - 22:40 IanSullivan
I was struck by the part of Professor Moglen's lecture yesterday on our education system, and I wish to address some particularly troublesome thoughts that I've had ...
OurFutureCareers 13 Jan 2012 - 23:21 IanSullivan
OurOwnMyths 07 Jan 2010 - 22:40 IanSullivan
I don't know what 'refactor' means, "Refactoring" is a word drawn from the practices of computer programmers. In wiki communities, to refactor a wiki ...
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 ...
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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
PassionsRemain 17 Apr 2010 - 17:57 NonaFarahnik
MohitGourisaria 04 Feb 2010 I do not believe that our generation has, by and large, lost sight of "noble" goals, no matter how impossible or rebellious. But there ...
PathOfTheLaw 07 Jan 2010 - 22:40 IanSullivan
Holmes Condensation (edited by Davis Ratner and Lawrence) Disclaimer: Here are ideas from Holmes with links to the most related #8220;blog #8221; topics. As this ...
PatrickCroninFirstPaper 08 Jan 2010 - 22:11 IanSullivan
Clusterfucks and Creative Lawyers By PatrickCronin 19 April 2009 What does creative lawyering look like from the perspective of the bad man? This question ...
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