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Maryland --> Hastings/Davis/Loyola (CA)

Postby glowstix » Mon Jul 23, 2012 5:25 pm

Are any of these considered lateral transfers?

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Re: Maryland --> Hastings/Davis/Loyola (CA)

Postby h2oplyer7 » Mon Jul 23, 2012 5:28 pm

Probably all of them except Davis.

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Re: Maryland --> Hastings/Davis/Loyola (CA)

Postby Jah'rakal » Mon Jul 23, 2012 5:57 pm

why? maryland is a better school than loyola, and davis isn't really better than hastings, basically maryland lateral transfers to davis/hastings, and actually downgrades to loyola

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Re: Maryland --> Hastings/Davis/Loyola (CA)

Postby glowstix » Mon Jul 23, 2012 7:04 pm

Thanks - it would be purely for geographic reasons.

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Re: Maryland --> Hastings/Davis/Loyola (CA)

Postby Yukos » Mon Jul 23, 2012 7:06 pm

Jah'rakal wrote:why? maryland is a better school than loyola, and davis isn't really better than hastings, basically maryland lateral transfers to davis/hastings, and actually downgrades to loyola


Jah'rakal, you're losing your touch. That post was actually based in reality.

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Re: Maryland --> Hastings/Davis/Loyola (CA)

Postby Jah'rakal » Mon Jul 23, 2012 7:21 pm

Yukos wrote:
Jah'rakal wrote:why? maryland is a better school than loyola, and davis isn't really better than hastings, basically maryland lateral transfers to davis/hastings, and actually downgrades to loyola


Jah'rakal, you're losing your touch. That post was actually based in reality.


what u mean dude, i am just trying to be helpful as always. don't limit urself to loyola though, if u r willing to pick schools in both norcal and socal, then don't forget pepperdine, uci, usc, etc.

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Re: Maryland --> Hastings/Davis/Loyola (CA)

Postby Yukos » Mon Jul 23, 2012 7:41 pm

Jah'rakal wrote:
Yukos wrote:
Jah'rakal wrote:why? maryland is a better school than loyola, and davis isn't really better than hastings, basically maryland lateral transfers to davis/hastings, and actually downgrades to loyola


Jah'rakal, you're losing your touch. That post was actually based in reality.


what u mean dude, i am just trying to be helpful as always. don't limit urself to loyola though, if u r willing to pick schools in both norcal and socal, then don't forget pepperdine, uci, usc, etc.


There's the Jah'rakal we all know and love. Was hoping for a Southwestern shout-out though.

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Re: Maryland --> Hastings/Davis/Loyola (CA)

Postby Jah'rakal » Mon Jul 23, 2012 7:51 pm

Yukos wrote:
Jah'rakal wrote:
Yukos wrote:
Jah'rakal wrote:why? maryland is a better school than loyola, and davis isn't really better than hastings, basically maryland lateral transfers to davis/hastings, and actually downgrades to loyola


Jah'rakal, you're losing your touch. That post was actually based in reality.


what u mean dude, i am just trying to be helpful as always. don't limit urself to loyola though, if u r willing to pick schools in both norcal and socal, then don't forget pepperdine, uci, usc, etc.


There's the Jah'rakal we all know and love. Was hoping for a Southwestern shout-out though.


what's wrong with pepperdine? it's on par with loyola if OP thinks Loyola as a target

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Re: Maryland --> Hastings/Davis/Loyola (CA)

Postby glowstix » Mon Jul 23, 2012 9:10 pm

So: Loyola (LA)/Pepperdine would be transferring down (median+), Hastings would be about equal (30%+), UCI/Davis may be a slight transfer up (25%+), USC/UCLA would be a fairly serious move up (15%+), and Berkeley would be _________ (5%+). Is this about right?

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Re: Maryland --> Hastings/Davis/Loyola (CA)

Postby h2oplyer7 » Mon Jul 23, 2012 9:30 pm

If you go to Maryland though you can enjoy the great park right outside the law school! ;)

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Re: Maryland --> Hastings/Davis/Loyola (CA)

Postby Aberzombie1892 » Mon Jul 23, 2012 9:54 pm

glowstix wrote:Are any of these considered lateral transfers?


Lateral in what sense? Maryland is a bigger deal in Maryland than the others are in CA. However, CA is a much larger market. In my opinion, the difference would be in the fringes - state law jobs (and other similar positions) would be easier to get from Maryland than the others due to a relative lack of instate competition.

Regardless, you would need top 15-20% (and possibly LR) at any of them to have a shot of big law barring anything special.

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Re: Maryland --> Hastings/Davis/Loyola (CA)

Postby Yukos » Mon Jul 23, 2012 11:25 pm

glowstix wrote:Thanks - it would be purely for geographic reasons.


This is the only reason to make this move. You won't be able to get a job in CA from UMD, and you won't be able to get a job in MD from a non-T20 CA school. You should go to school where you want to practice.

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Re: Maryland --> Hastings/Davis/Loyola (CA)

Postby Shammis » Mon Jul 23, 2012 11:35 pm

Pro tip: Dont go to LLS.

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Re: Maryland --> Hastings/Davis/Loyola (CA)

Postby Jah'rakal » Tue Jul 24, 2012 2:15 am

Shammis wrote:Pro tip: Dont go to LLS.

please do share your insights

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Re: Maryland --> Hastings/Davis/Loyola (CA)

Postby TLSwag » Tue Jul 24, 2012 3:41 am

OP dont go to law school expecting to transfer. especially if you're minimum 70+% of failing to do so (really even 85-90% chance of failing to do so if we're talking worthwhile schools) involves you being stuck in maryland when you want california. pick a Coast homie

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Re: Maryland --> Hastings/Davis/Loyola (CA)

Postby glowstix » Tue Jul 24, 2012 8:36 pm

h2oplyer7 wrote:If you go to Maryland though you can enjoy the great park right outside the law school! ;)


I'm absolutely stoked for it, you have no idea.


I appreciate all the input/insight - thanks guys!

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Re: Maryland --> Hastings/Davis/Loyola (CA)

Postby Nammertat » Tue Jul 24, 2012 8:40 pm

Yukos wrote:
Jah'rakal wrote:
Yukos wrote:
Jah'rakal wrote:why? maryland is a better school than loyola, and davis isn't really better than hastings, basically maryland lateral transfers to davis/hastings, and actually downgrades to loyola


Jah'rakal, you're losing your touch. That post was actually based in reality.


what u mean dude, i am just trying to be helpful as always. don't limit urself to loyola though, if u r willing to pick schools in both norcal and socal, then don't forget pepperdine, uci, usc, etc.


There's the Jah'rakal we all know and love. Was hoping for a Southwestern shout-out though.


LOL'd.... I can't believe I didn't have a better scope on this guy months ago.

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Re: Maryland --> Hastings/Davis/Loyola (CA)

Postby JamesChapman23 » Wed Jul 25, 2012 12:12 am

h2oplyer7 wrote:Probably all of them except Davis.


Why? Davis has horrific employment numbers and a tution rate that increases at 10% a year.




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