jeremysen wrote:flcath wrote:DeeCee wrote:What the fuck is this? This is ridiculous.
Lots of people consider doing this, or have considered lying on an application at some point in their life. My LS apps didn't tempt me in this way (I knew I'd get in somewhere), but I've been desperate for a job before and thought about it.
It's the type of question that deserves to be seriously addressed here, b/c people are ashamed to ask about it outside of an anonymous environment.
Sure, people ponder the question.
The credited collective response: GTFO
I think he's certainly gotten that. But if he just gets "you're a scumbag"-esque responses, he's gonna assume that his morals are the only thing keeping him from doing it. They're not; we've chosen a system where there is enforcement and consequences (nothing new; we are lawyers here). They're supposed to function as a deterrent, so we should let them.
It's no problem, and I suspect you'll be correct about the clerkship thing (unless you're talking about SCOTUS, in which I'm sure you are). I think my Biglaw prospects are decent though, which is what those of us outside of HYS spend more of our time worrying about.glewz wrote:Edit: my bad flcath - I realize in hindsight how latter statement can be interpreted as elitist - I don't actually know what school you attend, and I certainly don't mean it in such a way.