1L advice

Really, It’s Not “Cert-ee-or-ee?”

by Laura Bergus February 23, 2010 Podcasts

http://legalgeekery.com/podcasts/episode9.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (49.3MB) | Embed Episode 9: Pronouncing Legal Terms, Reading Just One More Case, and More! Turns out there aren’t that many differences between Massachusetts and the Midwest when it comes to saying “usufructory,” but you won’t know for sure unless you listen.

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More Tales from the 1L Underbelly

by Christopher Wright November 19, 2009 Law School

A post in which Chris talks for a long time about Midterms, Study Groups, Outlines, and the large amounts of Drama in law school.

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So You’ve Survived Your First Week of Law School

by Claire Marie August 20, 2009 Advice

Have you? Sure you have. Maybe its been rough, maybe its been a breeze.  (I doubt the latter, but in case that is you I recommend being vigilant and don’t think because you’ve “got this” means you’ll automatically do well on finals.) Whatever variety of spice law school has thrown into your gut, fear not–it […]

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More Back-to-School Advice: Snack Right

by Laura Bergus August 17, 2009 Advice

A rising 1L I follow on Twitter recently posted, “Stocking up on packaged, processed food with preservatives galore.” She wasn’t joking, and the impending doom of the law student study-life (im)balance was driving her to seek out quick, easy, non-perishable calories. Probably every first-year law student will feel the pull of the vending machines or […]

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Advice for New 1Ls: Your Lawyer Would Never Let You Sign This

by Laura Bergus July 14, 2009 Legal

The first year of law school is, in part, about jumping through hoops. Actually, it’s about showing the right people that you’re willing to jump through hoops, and then jumping through them. The toughest hoop for me was one particular application. Not an application to join something or get something, but an application to register…a […]

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Torts Class Taught via YouTube

by Joshua Auriemma March 24, 2009 Legal

Preface: It’s been over a year since I’ve taken torts, I’ve never practiced tort litigation, and I didn’t even bother to check my outlines to make sure this information is correct. With that said, feel free to correct me if I’m wrong about anything, but let’s hope that no one will be planning any litigation […]

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9 Reasons Why Law School Is Great

by Mr. X February 10, 2009 Law School

I understand that bashing law school is a favorite activity of law students, but as a response to Josh’s prior post — I present to you the 9 Reasons Why Law School is Great.

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On Law School Grades and Eating Squirrels

by Mr. X January 8, 2009 Legal

Commentary on whether law school grades really matter, and a cool NYT Article about the Brits eating squirrels.

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