In which we complain about HelLRW

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clintonius
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Re: In which we complain about HelLRW

Postby clintonius » Fri Mar 11, 2011 3:28 am

Brief due in 14.5 hours. Must also write a cover letter and put together an application for a job my friend just told me about which stops accepting applications after tomorrow. FFFFFFFFF

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Re: In which we complain about HelLRW

Postby Retiarius » Sat Mar 12, 2011 10:48 pm

I have a 20 page appellate brief that I need to finish by Monday. I wrote 10 pages today and will write 10 pages tomorrow.

This thread is relevant to my interest.

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Re: In which we complain about HelLRW

Postby Gatriel » Sun Mar 13, 2011 3:05 am

7 pages done of my brief. 10 pages from each partner, with 13 pages "collaborative" effort.

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Re: In which we complain about HelLRW

Postby kalvano » Sun Mar 13, 2011 10:12 pm

Why is the appellate brief I am expected to write with almost no instruction supposed to vastly different from the actual briefs I've seen on Westlaw?

I'm assuming the ones on Westlaw are good, since they are by respected organizations, present clear arguments in a cogent and organized fashion, and succinctly argue their case.

The one I am expected to write is not supposed to look like that at all.

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Re: In which we complain about HelLRW

Postby abudaba » Mon Mar 14, 2011 1:18 am

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Re: In which we complain about HelLRW

Postby Chupavida » Mon Apr 11, 2011 8:55 pm

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Re: In which we complain about HelLRW

Postby Stanford4Me » Mon Apr 11, 2011 9:09 pm

DOOONE!

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Re: In which we complain about HelLRW

Postby td6624 » Mon Apr 11, 2011 9:19 pm

abudaba wrote: I want NOTHING to do with litigation cause I NEVER want to write anything ever again.


uh

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Re: In which we complain about HelLRW

Postby danidancer » Tue Apr 12, 2011 9:14 pm

DONE!!!

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Re: In which we complain about HelLRW

Postby bleedcubbieblue » Tue Apr 12, 2011 11:39 pm

danidancer wrote:DONE!!!

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Re: In which we complain about HelLRW

Postby rbgrocio » Sun Apr 17, 2011 6:49 pm

270910 wrote:
Kohinoor wrote:
billyez wrote:It sucks not because it's hard, but because it's inordinately time-consuming. Also, in the time it would have taken me to research this and write the corresponding memo I'm fairly certain I would've finished reading Torts and Crim for the week, fully briefed. FLRW.
If you find LRW inordinately time consuming, you're probably doing it wrong.


At the end of most legal research courses, the people who think they won (awards for memos/arguments, high grades, etc) are really just broadcasting their misplaced priorities to the world of legal recruiters.

If I ever interview a candidate, any kind of distinction in a 1L research/methods class is an auto-ding.



Actually, I think LRW is one of the most useful classes u will take in law school! Civ. Pro, LRW and Evidence is something you will always need.

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Re: In which we complain about HelLRW

Postby kalvano » Sun Apr 17, 2011 6:53 pm

If I were to get some kind of Legal Writing honor, it would place last on my resume. I don't care how prestigious it is, the mere thought would make me nauseous.

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Re: In which we complain about HelLRW

Postby jkay » Sun Apr 17, 2011 7:05 pm

My favorite class.




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