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Re: conservative law schools

Postby tome » Fri Jul 02, 2010 7:03 pm

I am surprised Northwestern has not been suggested--because of a couple of prominent Federalist Society types and the "business-y" reputation. Northwestern is pretty liberal, but I always get the impression that people think otherwise ... until now I guess.

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Re: conservative law schools

Postby katjust » Sat Jul 03, 2010 9:36 am

Go to a liberal law school and make the Federalist Society more active there. It is the best thing that you can do if you are a conservative or libertarian law student while still in law school.

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Re: conservative law schools

Postby Bosque » Sat Jul 03, 2010 5:38 pm

SoftBoiledLife wrote:
Bosque wrote:Berkeley. Also NYU.


To the person who reported this to the moderators as "blatantly false information in a serious thread," allow me to offer some insight.

I attended one of these universities for four years, and while it was quite liberal overall, at least 20-30% of the student body tilted right. Anywhere you go, there are going to be people with different viewpoints. Picking your law school based on something as silly as not wanting to have to defend your conservative ideals before an unfriendly audience is a bad idea, hence my skepticism about these threads.

If you're that convinced that conservatism is the ideology for you, then more power to you, but you should be equally prepared to embrace and defend that ideology at NYU as you would at Regent.


Which is the point I was trying to make, albeit in a less clear way.

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Re: conservative law schools

Postby capitalacq » Sun Jul 04, 2010 8:05 pm

kk19131 wrote:
Veyron wrote:
kk19131 wrote:I'm troubled by a person who would seek to go to a "conservative" law school.


Some law schools are so liberal though that there is no ideological diversity, at some schools the "right wingers" are ideologically similar to moderate democrats. That is mad boring. I doubt a "conservative" school like UVA or Chicago suffers from the same lack of scope.



I'd think that being around a group of people who think differently than I would make me a better lawyer in the long run...

yet you're troubled by someone who would want to go to a conservative law school

/hypocrisy

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Re: conservative law schools

Postby kalvano » Sun Jul 04, 2010 11:11 pm

Who really cares whether the school is conservative or liberal or just plain nuts?

Go to the best school that meets your needs, which is getting a JD. This isn't undergrad. I plan on being a little too busy to really care about campus politics.

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Re: conservative law schools

Postby TheTopBloke » Sun Jul 04, 2010 11:15 pm

kk19131 wrote:I'm troubled by a person who would seek to go to a "conservative" law school.


That's just dumb.

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Re: conservative law schools

Postby romothesavior » Sun Jul 04, 2010 11:17 pm

SoftBoiledLife wrote:
Bosque wrote:Berkeley. Also NYU.


To the person who reported this to the moderators as "blatantly false information in a serious thread," allow me to offer some insight.


LOL at the fucking moron who reported this.

And LOL at the moron who thinks a thread involving the phrase "conservative law" could be serious.

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Re: conservative law schools

Postby krj02004 » Mon Jul 05, 2010 12:04 pm

kk19131 wrote:I'm troubled by a person who would seek to go to a "conservative" law school.


+1.

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Re: conservative law schools

Postby krj02004 » Mon Jul 05, 2010 12:07 pm

You also might want to look at Princeton Reviews rank lists.... they list (based on student responses) top liberal law schools, conservative law schools, quality of life, etc.




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