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Postby CE2JD » Thu Jul 16, 2009 3:22 am

FML

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Re: RECESSION PANIC MEGAPOST: Bad economy threads go here!

Postby Rsrcht » Fri Jul 17, 2009 9:48 am

prezidentv8 wrote:http://despair.com/challenges.html

TLS is a nutshell?


The Cravath system in a nutshell.

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Postby Leeroy Jenkins » Sat Jul 18, 2009 2:41 am

I went to the bank to get a loan for law school but...

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Three more cancelled summer programs:

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Postby GATORTIM » Mon Jul 20, 2009 2:24 pm

Bad Economys Rock

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Postby CE2JD » Mon Jul 20, 2009 4:31 pm

I hope you're all getting excited for your I.D. shitlaw monkey work. You'll be living in a 3rd-world office nightmare getting paid pennies to do transactional nonsense that any decent computer could do given the right software and input parameters.

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Postby Rsrcht » Mon Jul 20, 2009 5:57 pm

CE2JD wrote:I hope you're all getting excited for your I.D. shitlaw monkey work. You'll be living in a 3rd-world office nightmare getting paid pennies to do transactional nonsense that any decent computer could do given the right software and input parameters.

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Postby dbt » Mon Jul 20, 2009 6:25 pm

CE2JD wrote:I hope you're all getting excited for your I.D. shitlaw monkey work. You'll be living in a 3rd-world office nightmare getting paid pennies to do transactional nonsense that any decent computer could do given the right software and input parameters.


Can we play computer games and goof off in these 3rd-world offices?

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Postby GATORTIM » Mon Jul 20, 2009 6:26 pm

CE2JD wrote:I hope you're all getting excited for your I.D. shitlaw monkey work. You'll be living in a 3rd-world office nightmare getting paid pennies to do transactional nonsense that any decent computer could do given the right software and input parameters.


This gave me a stiffy

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Postby rayiner » Mon Jul 20, 2009 6:45 pm

CE2JD wrote:I hope you're all getting excited for your I.D. shitlaw monkey work. You'll be living in a 3rd-world office nightmare getting paid pennies to do transactional nonsense that any decent computer could do given the right software and input parameters.


Spor, I smell a business opportunity...

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Postby Rsrcht » Mon Jul 20, 2009 7:02 pm

rayiner wrote:
CE2JD wrote:I hope you're all getting excited for your I.D. shitlaw monkey work. You'll be living in a 3rd-world office nightmare getting paid pennies to do transactional nonsense that any decent computer could do given the right software and input parameters.


Spor, I smell a business opportunity...

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Postby rayiner » Mon Jul 20, 2009 7:10 pm

Rsrcht wrote:
rayiner wrote:
CE2JD wrote:I hope you're all getting excited for your I.D. shitlaw monkey work. You'll be living in a 3rd-world office nightmare getting paid pennies to do transactional nonsense that any decent computer could do given the right software and input parameters.


Spor, I smell a business opportunity...

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Even Indian people need to sleep. No, fuck that shit. I'm talking artificial intelligence dude. Spor and I are going to make you meat-based machines obsolete! Mwahahaha!

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DO NOT GO TO LAW SCHOOL RIGHT NOW

Postby Kompressor » Fri Jul 31, 2009 6:59 pm

Unless you are in at a top 6 or so law school, none of you should be paying any money to go. The market is an EPIC DISASTER. The jobs are wayyyyy fewer and they are backed up already for years ahead. The classes of 2011, 2012, maybe 2013 are completely screwed. Schools are going from 250-300 at OCI to ~50, and those ~50 are slashing positions left and right. Wait 2 years and then apply.

You're welcome.

~Kompressor

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Re: DO NOT GO TO LAW SCHOOL RIGHT NOW

Postby richardfitzwell » Fri Jul 31, 2009 7:00 pm

Im not going RIGHT NOW it's still a month away.


Thread title FAIL.

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Re: DO NOT GO TO LAW SCHOOL RIGHT NOW

Postby Kompressor » Fri Jul 31, 2009 7:01 pm

richardfitzwell wrote:Im not going RIGHT NOW it's still a month away.


Thread title FAIL.


Damn you and your wit. But, seriously, the market is an epic epic epic epically epic disaster.

A big thanks and shout out to the banks and the mofos that took out loans they could not pay...HOLLA!

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Re: DO NOT GO TO LAW SCHOOL RIGHT NOW

Postby Colton » Fri Jul 31, 2009 7:02 pm

Thanks K,

You're the first person who's said this in the last 5 minutes. It's important for these threads to be recreated every five to ten minutes.

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Re: DO NOT GO TO LAW SCHOOL RIGHT NOW

Postby lawduder » Fri Jul 31, 2009 7:02 pm

dang the economy is bad dang dang dang dang

DANG I did not know that!

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Re: DO NOT GO TO LAW SCHOOL RIGHT NOW

Postby Kompressor » Fri Jul 31, 2009 7:03 pm

Colton wrote:Thanks K,

You're the first person who's said this in the last 5 minutes. It's important for these threads to be recreated every five to ten minutes.


No problem. Haven't been here in a while, but I just figured I'd do you guys a favor. But you will ignore me and then come here and post exactly what I am posting right now.

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Re: DO NOT GO TO LAW SCHOOL RIGHT NOW

Postby Kompressor » Fri Jul 31, 2009 7:04 pm

betasteve wrote:zOMG I am calling to drop out RIGHT NOW


It is your only choice. Hold my hand and we can do it together!

P.S. Why do I always feel these messages are self-serving?


Actually, I'm from New Jersey, and we don't do self-serve.
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Re: DO NOT GO TO LAW SCHOOL RIGHT NOW

Postby richardfitzwell » Fri Jul 31, 2009 7:05 pm

betasteve wrote:zOMG I am calling to drop out RIGHT NOW

P.S. Why do I always feel these messages are self-serving?

EDIT: Whoops, this thread is not in the lounge
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Re: DO NOT GO TO LAW SCHOOL RIGHT NOW

Postby Mr. T6 » Fri Jul 31, 2009 7:08 pm

No kidding. Mintz Levin set a grade cut-off of 179 here at Chicago. That's easily top fifth, if not closer to top ten percent.

Most of you will learn the hard way, except for Colton, who I think I know from high school. Good luck, dude. I haven't been around to the CR in a while.

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Re: DO NOT GO TO LAW SCHOOL RIGHT NOW

Postby PrudenceNeverLied » Fri Jul 31, 2009 7:11 pm

Kompressor wrote:
Actually, I'm from New Jersey, and we don't do self-serve.

Enough said.

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Re: DO NOT GO TO LAW SCHOOL RIGHT NOW

Postby kevinm » Fri Jul 31, 2009 7:11 pm

I'm doing law school and then graduate school to get my Ph.D. I would've preferred doing it the other way around, but my ultimate interest is patent law, and you kind of need a Ph.D. to be taken seriously. Well, not really, but according to every inventor with whom I've spoke, talking to patent attorneys about science is like asking Dell tech support to translate Moby Dick, and expecting something intelligible.

So, 8 years until I'm on the market!




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