Posts Tagged ‘law school’

Starting Law School (2) – Preparation and Participation in the First Semester

In my last post, I discussed the environment in law school and why I do some of the things I try to do as a professor. In this post, I provide a few brief suggestions about class preparation and class participation. Class Preparation.  I have four basic guidelines. None of these points is rocket science, […]

Starting Law School (1) – The New Normal and One Professor’s Frame of Reference

So you’re starting law school, or thinking about applying? This morning I gave an orientation talk to incoming law school first years about what to expect in the first semester of law school, and particularly the first few weeks. In this post and the next, I will provide the gist of what I mentioned during […]

Six Foolish Reasons to Go To Law School

This recent article from US News and World Report noted that although the legal job market is contracting, the number of people taking pre-law examinations (LSATs) is increasing. That is not healthy. I’ve been a lawyer for 20 years. I enjoyed law school, and I am proud to be a lawyer. I’m a partner in […]

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