Monthly Archives: September 2011

And the week just keeps getting better


My week started of with the torts mid-term. Monday morning mid-term, a 1-2 punch De Sade would have been proud of. Then, of course, my computer decides the campus network isn’t worth connecting to and my exam doesn’t get sent. … Continue reading

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E-mail flub


There is nothing like burning half of your network with a single mistake. At least I can hope only half of my network is burned. Gmail has this great grouping tool. Unfortunately, on cell phones like mine – okay, people … Continue reading

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I know this one


My contracts professor stands at the front of the classroom in a tailored suit and looks across the room slowly. “The next way an offer can be terminated is something with which all of you are very familiar: Rejection.” As … Continue reading

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Old friends and lost comrades


While working my way through learning LexisNexis, I found a people-finder section. And in it, I found old running buddy’s phone number. When I was in the Army, in Germany, one of my best friends — no, he was my … Continue reading

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Voluntary classes … are all law students geeks


Yes. We are. Next question. In the past week I have been to two voluntary seminars and an extra class (with homework) and joined a book club. Even with all the pressures and time stealers my classmates and I have … Continue reading

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Social media: bane of the law student and lawyer?


So, a fellow student asks me if I think social media will help him land a job. This is a confusing question – we are both 1Ls and therefore by definition: dangerously ignorant. And social media is not an easy … Continue reading

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