Monthly Archives: March 2012
One fun thing about law school is the sense of perspective it gives. Not in the “the trivial doesn’t bother me because I have seen what really matters” sense, but the familiarity you feel when reading the news. Legal issues, … Continue reading
Brief due tomorrow, so an even briefer than usual post tonight. The information regarding applications for journals next year is beginning to come out, and I wish it wasn’t. Exams are roughly a month away (too soon! And there’s too … Continue reading
A heading in my Criminal Law reading for tomorrow: “Attempted felony-murder?” My immediate response: %#$! you. We spent three days on felony-murder earlier in the semester, which culminated in this easy-to-follow, wholly comprehensible chart for its application: I’ll also give … Continue reading
Those whom we would banish from society or from the human community itself often speak in too faint a voice to be heard above society’s demand for punishment. It is the particular role of courts to hear those voices, for … Continue reading
In a funk. Just a month left of classes in my 1L year, and there’s too much still left to do. I feel very far away from everything right now.
So I still think that I’m really good at the one thing in law school that really doesn’t help or affect my grade (and hopelessly mediocre at everything else): cold calls. I got cold-called in Crim again today, and once … Continue reading
The ‘typical obnoxious odors of a piggery with 850 grown garbage fed pigs have invaded … the newly developed high quality residential area, to the discomfort and annoyance of a large number of residents, and are of such frequency and … Continue reading
Well, it’s starting. We had our first informational meeting on the On Campus Interview process next semester, and it’s already terrifying. The sheer pressure that builds up in a room of law students listening to the procedures and prerequisites necessary … Continue reading
George Packer (surprise, surprise) has a reasoned, measured take on the Panjwai massacre.