Boulder v Fordham

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Boulder v Fordham

Postby xantiro » Wed Feb 22, 2012 1:19 pm

So here's the deal. I'm an avid rock climber and am interested in envrionmental law. What's the case then to spend the extra few thousand every year to go Fordham?

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Re: Boulder v Fordham

Postby Jaeger » Wed Feb 22, 2012 1:26 pm

Do you want to live in CO?

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Re: Boulder v Fordham

Postby NYC Law » Wed Feb 22, 2012 1:27 pm

Do you want to work in CO or do you want to work in NY?

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Re: Boulder v Fordham

Postby bk1 » Wed Feb 22, 2012 1:27 pm

You want to work in CO? Go to Boulder.
You want to work in NY? Go to Fordham.

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Re: Boulder v Fordham

Postby 20130312 » Wed Feb 22, 2012 1:27 pm

Not necessarily a matter of where you want to live, but rather where you can get a job. I want to work in Miami, but too bad I have absolutely no connection there. You can get a job in places you have ties to. Where do you have ties?

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Re: Boulder v Fordham

Postby Sherlock1708 » Wed Feb 22, 2012 2:20 pm

I would go to Boulder if I were you. Assuming you didn't get scholarship money from either, Boulder will be cheaper. COL is much cheaper and you can get in-state residency after your first year. I have a friend who just finished her JD/MBA at Boulder and LOVED it... profs were awesome, students were all very nice, non-competitive atmosphere, and if you like the outdoors (which I'm assuming you do because you rock climb), there's no better location.

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Re: Boulder v Fordham

Postby CanadianWolf » Wed Feb 22, 2012 2:27 pm

Rock climbing & environmental law. Colorado or Fordham ? Tough call. Consider adding a poll to this thread.

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Re: Boulder v Fordham

Postby red_owl » Wed Feb 22, 2012 6:10 pm

I think UC is the choice here for your lifestyle. I don't think the potential job prospects from Fordham (in CO?) outweigh the QOL factors here.

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Re: Boulder v Fordham

Postby Lord Randolph McDuff » Wed Feb 22, 2012 6:30 pm

red_owl wrote:I think UC is the choice here for your lifestyle. I don't think the potential job prospects from Fordham (in CO?) outweigh the QOL factors here.



If you're "here" then you would know it is CU not UC.

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Re: Boulder v Fordham

Postby Perdevise » Thu Feb 23, 2012 11:29 am

FWIW, Paul Campos, who teaches at Boulder, recently said that 20% of every graduating class has no fulltime legal job.

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Re: Boulder v Fordham

Postby bk1 » Thu Feb 23, 2012 11:36 am

Perdevise wrote:FWIW, Paul Campos, who teaches at Boulder, recently said that 20% of every graduating class has no fulltime legal job.


This is true of pretty much every T1.

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Re: Boulder v Fordham

Postby johansantana21 » Thu Feb 23, 2012 11:40 am

bk1 wrote:
Perdevise wrote:FWIW, Paul Campos, who teaches at Boulder, recently said that 20% of every graduating class has no fulltime legal job.


This is true of pretty much every T1.


Yale?

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Re: Boulder v Fordham

Postby Blindmelon » Thu Feb 23, 2012 11:41 am

bk1 wrote:
Perdevise wrote:FWIW, Paul Campos, who teaches at Boulder, recently said that 20% of every graduating class has no fulltime legal job.


This is true of pretty much every T1.


Its true at BU - and therefore, probably true at Fordham as well.

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Re: Boulder v Fordham

Postby NYC Law » Thu Feb 23, 2012 11:42 am

johansantana21 wrote:
bk1 wrote:
Perdevise wrote:FWIW, Paul Campos, who teaches at Boulder, recently said that 20% of every graduating class has no fulltime legal job.


This is true of pretty much every T1.


Yale?


T1 = T30-50 or T18-50

Have you ever seen someone on TLS say "I go to a T1" who goes to Duke or Columbia?

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Re: Boulder v Fordham

Postby johansantana21 » Thu Feb 23, 2012 11:43 am

NYC Law wrote:
johansantana21 wrote:
bk1 wrote:
Perdevise wrote:FWIW, Paul Campos, who teaches at Boulder, recently said that 20% of every graduating class has no fulltime legal job.


This is true of pretty much every T1.


Yale?


T1 = T30-50 or T18-50

Have you ever seen someone on TLS say "I go to a T1" who goes to Duke or Columbia?


I go to a T1.

There you go.

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Re: Boulder v Fordham

Postby Redamon1 » Thu Feb 23, 2012 12:37 pm

Clever

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Re: Boulder v Fordham

Postby bk1 » Thu Feb 23, 2012 12:38 pm

This is what I get when I type "strong regional school" and then decide to erase that in favor "T1."

The irony is that Boulder is actually worse than most other T1's. LST has around 30-40% of Boulder's class failing to get a full time legal job.

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Re: Boulder v Fordham

Postby Lord Randolph McDuff » Thu Feb 23, 2012 2:27 pm

bk1 wrote:
The irony is that Boulder is actually worse than most other T1's. LST has around 30-40% of Boulder's class failing to get a full time legal job.


You've never been to Boulder/CU Law. Failing is one way to look at it, didn't want a full time legal job is another. TLS culture fail.

I bet CU struggles just as much as every school in its rank/position, but not more.

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Re: Boulder v Fordham

Postby 20130312 » Thu Feb 23, 2012 2:29 pm

Lord Randolph McDuff wrote:
bk1 wrote:
The irony is that Boulder is actually worse than most other T1's. LST has around 30-40% of Boulder's class failing to get a full time legal job.


You've never been to Boulder/CU Law. Failing is one way to look at it, didn't want a full time legal job is another. TLS culture fail.

I bet CU struggles just as much as every school in its rank/position, but not more.


Yes, I would totally go to law school... but not want a full time legal jerb. Srsly.

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Re: Boulder v Fordham

Postby NoleinNY » Thu Feb 23, 2012 2:35 pm

InGoodFaith wrote:
Lord Randolph McDuff wrote:
bk1 wrote:
The irony is that Boulder is actually worse than most other T1's. LST has around 30-40% of Boulder's class failing to get a full time legal job.


You've never been to Boulder/CU Law. Failing is one way to look at it, didn't want a full time legal job is another. TLS culture fail.

I bet CU struggles just as much as every school in its rank/position, but not more.


Yes, I would totally go to law school... but not want a full time legal jerb. Srsly.


You say that, but there are always going to be people who go/stay in law school that don't want to be lawyers. Do I think people should spend 3 years and 200k if they don't want to be lawyers? No. But irrational people exist.

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Re: Boulder v Fordham

Postby bne2103 » Thu Feb 23, 2012 2:44 pm

xantiro wrote:So here's the deal. I'm an avid rock climber and am interested in envrionmental law. What's the case then to spend the extra few thousand every year to go Fordham?


I grew up in NYC and spent a few years living between Vail and Aspen after undergrad. The climbing out there is so goddamn good I practically had to be dragged away from Rifle Mountain Park and forced to get back to 'real life.' With that in mind, I would say go to CU. As long as you are okay with settling down in CO (and why wouldn't you be?) then it seems like a great idea. Chances are if you are an outdoor enthusiast you will just be plain old happier out west. You are making me wish I applied there...I want to go back...

Where are you living now?

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Re: Boulder v Fordham

Postby flem » Thu Feb 23, 2012 2:57 pm

InGoodFaith wrote:
Lord Randolph McDuff wrote:
bk1 wrote:
The irony is that Boulder is actually worse than most other T1's. LST has around 30-40% of Boulder's class failing to get a full time legal job.


You've never been to Boulder/CU Law. Failing is one way to look at it, didn't want a full time legal job is another. TLS culture fail.

I bet CU struggles just as much as every school in its rank/position, but not more.


Yes, I would totally go to law school... but not want a full time legal jerb. Srsly.


Do you know how many trust-fund hippie "want to help people" fart smelling douches exist in the Boulder area?

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Re: Boulder v Fordham

Postby Lord Randolph McDuff » Thu Feb 23, 2012 4:19 pm

flem wrote:
InGoodFaith wrote:
Lord Randolph McDuff wrote:
bk1 wrote:
The irony is that Boulder is actually worse than most other T1's. LST has around 30-40% of Boulder's class failing to get a full time legal job.


You've never been to Boulder/CU Law. Failing is one way to look at it, didn't want a full time legal job is another. TLS culture fail.

I bet CU struggles just as much as every school in its rank/position, but not more.


Yes, I would totally go to law school... but not want a full time legal jerb. Srsly.


Do you know how many trust-fund hippie "want to help people" fart smelling douches exist in the Boulder area?


+36

The law school had a weed legalizatoin group before it got a criminal prosecution group. I know this because they just got the prosecution group two weeks ago (which means it probably has like three members..) and I've seen emails from the weed group, so I'm assuming it's well established.

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Re: Boulder v Fordham

Postby rad lulz » Thu Feb 23, 2012 10:42 pm

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Re: Boulder v Fordham

Postby LeDique » Thu Feb 23, 2012 11:00 pm

Lord Randolph McDuff wrote:
+36

The law school had a weed legalizatoin group before it got a criminal prosecution group. I know this because they just got the prosecution group two weeks ago (which means it probably has like three members..) and I've seen emails from the weed group, so I'm assuming it's well established.


Ummmmm no. They were approved at the exact same time.

Actually, now that I think about it, the drug policy group is literally a minute older.




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