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What information is damaging?

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Dec 19, 2010 12:26 pm

Say that an undergraduate student writes a political column on a blog or for his or her college newspaper, Do you think that a law firm would care if it were to find it through google? Say that the blog or column covered a hot-button issue like abortion for instance.

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Re: What information is damaging?

Postby hmlee » Sun Dec 19, 2010 1:27 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Say that an undergraduate student writes a political column on a blog or for his or her college newspaper, Do you think that a law firm would care if it were to find it through google? Say that the blog or column covered a hot-button issue like abortion for instance.


Most of what you do in undergraduate is completely irrelevant to getting a legal job, with a firm or otherwise. Most.

As far as something like this goes, just remember that what you put on the internet has a tendency to stick around a long time. However, unless you're out there advocating violence or other absurd things you likely won't have a problem.

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Re: What information is damaging?

Postby Aqualibrium » Sun Dec 19, 2010 1:35 pm

http://blogs.wsj.com/law/2010/12/17/david-kelly-katten-muchin-lawyer-by-day-acclaimed-hip-hop-artist-by-night/#

I listened to his cd...he says the N word like three times in his very first song. If that's ok, unless you're yelling death to America, or writing a blog slanted far to the right but wanting to work for plaintiff's firms, I think you'll be fine.

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Re: What information is damaging?

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Dec 19, 2010 8:57 pm

Does anybody know the extent to which firms snoop?

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Re: What information is damaging?

Postby vamedic03 » Sun Dec 19, 2010 9:41 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Say that an undergraduate student writes a political column on a blog or for his or her college newspaper, Do you think that a law firm would care if it were to find it through google? Say that the blog or column covered a hot-button issue like abortion for instance.


Too late now, isn't it?




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