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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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Are You Employable?

by Joshua Auriemma July 6, 2009 Comics

Are you in law school? Do you want to know whether or not you’re employable? Simply consult this easy-to-use chart! Half kidding, but come on: you know what I’m talking about.

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6 Most Evil Attorneys Ever

by Sean McGilvray June 10, 2009 The Lighter Side

Joshua already laid out the most badass attorneys of all time. But what about the just plain bad? Here’s a countdown of some of the most vile, evil, and corrupt lawyers ever to enter the popular imagination. From drug lawyers to mafia bosses, let’s just say that none of the attorneys on this list aced [...]

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6 Most Badass Lawyers Ever

by Joshua Auriemma June 5, 2009 The Lighter Side

6. Atticus Finch “No real-life lawyer has done more for the self-image or public perception of the legal profession than the hero of Harper Lee’s novel, To Kill a Mockingbird.”  97 Mich. L. Rev. 1339.  This guy isn’t even real and there are 19 law review articles entirely about him. Atticus raised two children alone [...]

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NYU Law Revue: We Didn’t Hear The Question

by Joshua Auriemma March 11, 2009 The Lighter Side

For those of you who haven’t been exposed to the NYU Law Revue yet, this is a good ice-breaker.  I could deal without the exceptionally long credit intro, but the rest of it is exceptionally amusing because unfortunately it’s true. We Didn’t Hear The Question sung to the tune of Billy Joel’s “We Didn’t Start [...]

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Legeeke Discussion: #5 Autocomplete

by Joshua Auriemma February 6, 2009 Legeeke

This thread is for the discussion of the Legeeke Comic #5 Autocomplete. The inspiration from this one is based on a true story.  When I worked at a lab at Columbia, the actual lab was upstate, but we lived on the Columbia campus, so grad students volunteered were forced to drive vans to and from [...]

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9 Reasons Not to Attend Law School

by Joshua Auriemma January 3, 2009 The Lighter Side

To preface, this is sort of a joke.  I say sort of, because I think there are some people who are just made to go to law school, and this probably won’t and shouldn’t deter them.  It’s mostly a warning to those people considering law school for lack of anything better to do.  With that [...]

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You Should Probably Skip Palsgraf Day

by Joshua Auriemma July 17, 2008 The Lighter Side

It wasn’t my goal to mimic xkcd (though he is awesome) — I just can’t draw.

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Ghost of a Case

by Joshua Auriemma April 23, 2008 The Lighter Side

I’m going to write one of the best case excerpts you’ve ever read.  Case: Stambovsky v. Ackley, 169 A.D.2d 254 (N.Y. App. Div. 1st Dep’t 1991) Judges: Rubin, J. Ross and Kassal, JJ., concur with Rubin, J.; Milonas, J. P., and Smith, J., dissent in an opinion by Smith, J.  Facts: ? bought a house from ?, [...]

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