Why is law school so expensive?

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Re: Why is law school so expensive?

Postby bigben » Mon Sep 27, 2010 1:00 pm

ResolutePear wrote:The impoverished isn't a suspect class in your book I take it.

Lol. Not sure where you're going with this. Porsche shouldn't be able to deny their vehicles to penniless people?

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Re: Why is law school so expensive?

Postby 2011Law » Mon Sep 27, 2010 1:01 pm

IAFG wrote:
2011Law wrote:Didn't say that everyone could do it.

I am just saying it isn't nearly as formulaic as TLS makes it out to be. Also, YLS aid isn't merit based


That's fine, didn't mean to make it out to be, just wanted to explain to OP, whose thread has been completely hijacked, that if you do well enough you can get some options of going to some better schools at sticker/with little money or some lower schools with money, thats all. Also, good point about yale, forgot about that probably b/c its not exactly within my reach :D

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Re: Why is law school so expensive?

Postby ResolutePear » Mon Sep 27, 2010 1:04 pm

bigben wrote:
ResolutePear wrote:The impoverished isn't a suspect class in your book I take it.

Lol. Not sure where you're going with this. Porsche shouldn't be able to deny their vehicles to penniless people?


Correct me if I'm wrong - but isn't UMich a state uni? Hence, they get government funding? :P

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Re: Why is law school so expensive?

Postby bigben » Mon Sep 27, 2010 1:07 pm

ResolutePear wrote:
bigben wrote:
ResolutePear wrote:The impoverished isn't a suspect class in your book I take it.

Lol. Not sure where you're going with this. Porsche shouldn't be able to deny their vehicles to penniless people?


Correct me if I'm wrong - but isn't UMich a state uni? Hence, they get government funding? :P

Rusty on my con law, but it seems like any instance where government charges a fee for anything would be discrimination because there are always people that can't afford that fee. Hm...

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Re: Why is law school so expensive?

Postby CanadianWolf » Mon Sep 27, 2010 1:11 pm

Supply & demand.

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Re: Why is law school so expensive?

Postby ResolutePear » Mon Sep 27, 2010 1:14 pm

bigben wrote:
ResolutePear wrote:
bigben wrote:
ResolutePear wrote:The impoverished isn't a suspect class in your book I take it.

Lol. Not sure where you're going with this. Porsche shouldn't be able to deny their vehicles to penniless people?


Correct me if I'm wrong - but isn't UMich a state uni? Hence, they get government funding? :P

Rusty on my con law, but it seems like any instance where government charges a fee for anything would be discrimination because there are always people that can't afford that fee. Hm...


To be honest, I'm not sure where I'm going with this - but I'm pretty sure the impoverished isn't a suspect class because of your reason.

But while we contemplate this, I'm going to go to my yacht's bar and order a martini. Poor people are suckers... letting the man hold them down!

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Re: Why is law school so expensive?

Postby ResolutePear » Mon Sep 27, 2010 1:15 pm

CanadianWolf wrote:Supply & demand.


For every jackass post, there's a jackass economist.

No insult meant directly to you - but there's always somebody that pulls this argument.

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Re: Why is law school so expensive?

Postby Holly Golightly » Mon Sep 27, 2010 1:23 pm

bigben wrote:Yeah -- for the worse. UMich law school tuition was $6,000 in 1990. $20,000 in 2000. It is now $44,600 for in-state and $47,600 for out-of-state.

There were no "expensive programs" back then. If there had been, they wouldn't have provided any competitive advantage (at least not that something like a country club doesn't provide today). People would say, so what? It's just a collection of rich people, it's not the best and brightest. Who cares that non-rich people can't get into a country club?

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Re: Why is law school so expensive?

Postby ResolutePear » Mon Sep 27, 2010 1:26 pm

Holly Golightly wrote:
bigben wrote:Yeah -- for the worse. UMich law school tuition was $6,000 in 1990. $20,000 in 2000. It is now $44,600 for in-state and $47,600 for out-of-state.

There were no "expensive programs" back then. If there had been, they wouldn't have provided any competitive advantage (at least not that something like a country club doesn't provide today). People would say, so what? It's just a collection of rich people, it's not the best and brightest. Who cares that non-rich people can't get into a country club?


THE QUEEN HAS SPOKEN!

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Re: Why is law school so expensive?

Postby CanadianWolf » Mon Sep 27, 2010 1:34 pm

It's still supply & demand.

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Re: Why is law school so expensive?

Postby Holly Golightly » Mon Sep 27, 2010 1:39 pm

CanadianWolf wrote:It's still supply & demand.

Curtsy when you speak to me.

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Re: Why is law school so expensive?

Postby CanadianWolf » Mon Sep 27, 2010 1:40 pm

Sorry, but I prefer not to curse when I speak to you.

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Re: Why is law school so expensive?

Postby ResolutePear » Mon Sep 27, 2010 1:41 pm

Holly Golightly wrote:
CanadianWolf wrote:It's still supply & demand.

Curtsy when you speak to me.


Indeed. After all, she has important things to say.

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Re: Why is law school so expensive?

Postby ResolutePear » Mon Sep 27, 2010 1:42 pm

CanadianWolf wrote:Sorry, but I prefer not to curse when I speak to you.


First thing we do is... kill all the economists.

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Re: Why is law school so expensive?

Postby hijodehombre » Mon Sep 27, 2010 1:45 pm

ResolutePear wrote:
CanadianWolf wrote:Sorry, but I prefer not to curse when I speak to you.


First thing we do is... kill all the economists.


Or just pay them all minimum wage. They LOVE min. wage.

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Re: Why is law school so expensive?

Postby ResolutePear » Mon Sep 27, 2010 1:46 pm

hijodehombre wrote:
ResolutePear wrote:
CanadianWolf wrote:Sorry, but I prefer not to curse when I speak to you.


First thing we do is... kill all the economists.


Or just pay them all minimum wage. They LOVE min. wage.


I didn't say *how* we were supposed to kill them... but yeah - minimum wage is death in our society.

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Re: Why is law school so expensive?

Postby CanadianWolf » Mon Sep 27, 2010 1:48 pm

"First thing we do..." = Shakespear quote.

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Re: Why is law school so expensive?

Postby ResolutePear » Mon Sep 27, 2010 1:50 pm

CanadianWolf wrote:"First thing we do..." = Shakespear quote.


Keen eye.

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Re: Why is law school so expensive?

Postby CanadianWolf » Mon Sep 27, 2010 1:52 pm

Only for those who know how to correctly spell Shakespeare.

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Re: Why is law school so expensive?

Postby paratactical » Mon Sep 27, 2010 1:54 pm

CanadianWolf wrote:"First thing we do..." = Shakespear quote.


CanadianWolf wrote:Only for those who know how to correctly spell Shakespeare.


LOLWUT?

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Re: Why is law school so expensive?

Postby ResolutePear » Mon Sep 27, 2010 2:01 pm

paratactical wrote:
CanadianWolf wrote:"First thing we do..." = Shakespear quote.


CanadianWolf wrote:Only for those who know how to correctly spell Shakespeare.


LOLWUT?


I have a confession to tell you about para....

My name wasn't always ResolutePear,

In fact - before I was all resolute and stuff... I used to fap a lot.. hence my birth name: ShakesPear.


THE TRUTH COMES OUT!
You guys better be able to handle it.

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Re: Why is law school so expensive?

Postby paratactical » Mon Sep 27, 2010 2:03 pm

ResolutePear wrote:
paratactical wrote:
CanadianWolf wrote:"First thing we do..." = Shakespear quote.


CanadianWolf wrote:Only for those who know how to correctly spell Shakespeare.


LOLWUT?


I have a confession to tell you about para....

My name wasn't always ResolutePear,

In fact - before I was all resolute and stuff... I used to fap a lot.. hence my birth name: ShakesPear.


THE TRUTH COMES OUT!
You guys better be able to handle it.


:lol: <3




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