C&F question. Politics.

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eric922
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C&F question. Politics.

Postby eric922 » Tue Apr 09, 2013 2:54 pm

I hope I'm merely being paranoid about this, but I thought I'd just in case. A couple of years ago I got interested in Marx's writings and so I read several of his and other Marxist theorists writers works mainly for my own personal curiosity. Anyway, a friend of mine directed me to the Facebook page of a socialist youth group that I unthinkingly joined so I could ask questions. I was only a member on their Facebook page and never a member of any official organization or anything like that and I eventually even left that Facebook group. It wasn't until recently that it occurred to me that this might be a problem when applying for the Bar since I'm assuming they'd understandably take a dim view of such groups. I hope I'm simply overreacting, but am I going to have trouble in the future?

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Re: C&F question. Politics.

Postby NoodleyOne » Tue Apr 09, 2013 2:55 pm

eric922 wrote:I hope I'm merely being paranoid about this, but I thought I'd just in case. A couple of years ago I got interested in Marx's writings and so I read several of his and other Marxist theorists writers works mainly for my own personal curiosity. Anyway, a friend of mine directed me to the Facebook page of a socialist youth group that I unthinkingly joined so I could ask questions. I was only a member on their Facebook page and never a member of any official organization or anything like that and I eventually even left that Facebook group. It wasn't until recently that it occurred to me that this might be a problem when applying for the Bar since I'm assuming they'd understandably take a dim view of such groups. I hope I'm simply overreacting, but am I going to have trouble in the future?

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Re: C&F question. Politics.

Postby ManOfTheMinute » Tue Apr 09, 2013 3:04 pm

lolz

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Re: C&F question. Politics.

Postby Keasbey » Tue Apr 09, 2013 3:05 pm

Fortunately, Joe McCarthy is not going to review your bar application. More importantly, dabbling in different political beliefs is protected by the law.

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Re: C&F question. Politics.

Postby eric922 » Tue Apr 09, 2013 3:07 pm

Have I mentioned I'm slightly paranoid about this sort of thing? Feel free to lock/delete this thread or preserve it for laughs.

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Re: C&F question. Politics.

Postby b123 » Tue Apr 09, 2013 3:33 pm

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Re: C&F question. Politics.

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Re: C&F question. Politics.

Postby imchuckbass58 » Tue Apr 09, 2013 3:40 pm

This is funny because I just learned about this for the MPRE. There's some court decision where it says that states cannot refuse admission to the bar based on mere membership in a political party (and the context was the communist party in the 1950s, so I think you're fine now).

Of course if you, say, engage in criminal activity as part of your political activities, that's potentially grounds for refusal, but membership alone can't do it.

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Postby VegasLaw702 » Tue Apr 09, 2013 10:29 pm

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Re: C&F question. Politics.

Postby howlery » Tue Apr 09, 2013 10:52 pm

VegasLaw702 wrote:Another great reason to advocate for deleting your social networking sites before law school, and especially before the admissions process. Create a new one during 1L to help network. Especially considering many of us have probably like and/or shared some questionable shit before and during UG!


Is there no way to delete your TLS account? Other than editing posts that haven't been quoted?

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Re: C&F question. Politics.

Postby bk1 » Tue Apr 09, 2013 10:54 pm

howlery wrote:Is there no way to delete your TLS account? Other than editing posts that haven't been quoted?

This is correct.

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Re: C&F question. Politics.

Postby TheThriller » Tue Apr 09, 2013 11:02 pm

posting on TLS will probably be your biggest PR/C&F problem.

Imagine being linked to the stuff that goes on in the lounge.




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