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c & f question

Postby ghghghghghghghghg » Fri Aug 26, 2011 11:38 am

i was arrested and pled guilty to a minor misdemeanor while in law school. i disclosed this on my bar application. i recently got a letter from the bar informing me that i appeared to have failed to update my law school application with this an requesting i do so. the arrest was actually on campus, and the school knew about it. i met with the disciplinary dean about it. i didn't "disclose" because they already knew about it. thoughts on the severity of this?

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Re: c & f question

Postby Bronx Bum » Fri Aug 26, 2011 11:50 am

And you want to be a lawyer?

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Re: c & f question

Postby ghghghghghghghghg » Fri Aug 26, 2011 11:51 am

excuse me?

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Re: c & f question

Postby Bronx Bum » Fri Aug 26, 2011 11:57 am

LOL at our "profession." At one time we were a bunch of nobles who had respect for the law.

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Re: c & f question

Postby ghghghghghghghghg » Fri Aug 26, 2011 11:59 am

yea man i'm looking for real advice or thoughts here. you aren't being helpful.

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Re: c & f question

Postby Bronx Bum » Fri Aug 26, 2011 12:01 pm

ghghghghghghghghg wrote:yea man i'm looking for real advice or thoughts here. you aren't being helpful.


LOL, you will be fine. Sounds like you caught a douche C&F'er. My cousin didn't disclose an assault conviction in NY on his app and just had to explain it in the interview. He's fine .

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Re: c & f question

Postby ghghghghghghghghg » Fri Aug 26, 2011 12:02 pm

thanks. obviously i'm just crapping myself.

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Re: c & f question

Postby 03121202698008 » Fri Aug 26, 2011 12:40 pm

I'd update the school, then reply by mail to the cf guy that explains the school knew because you met with the dean but just in case you've updated them again...

I'd also talk to a C&F lawyer.

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Re: c & f question

Postby NotMyRealName09 » Fri Aug 26, 2011 1:05 pm

Just update it and reply that you have made the update. The first thing they do when reviewing disclosed crimes is look to see whether you fulfilled your continuing duty to update your law school application to keep it accurate. You didn't, and got caught. It (probably) won't ruin your admission, but you failed the first rule of C&F - don't draw attention by overlooking something. You are the reason the C&F guy has a job, and I bet he LOVED finding your discrepancy....

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Re: c & f question

Postby kalvano » Fri Aug 26, 2011 1:29 pm

1) Make an addendum to your application. I had to do it, it's easy.

2) Write the C&F person and inform him that you have updated the application and explain why you didn't. Say it wasn't meant to hide anything, you just thought you didn't need to tell the school about something they already knew about.

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Re: c & f question

Postby ghghghghghghghghg » Fri Aug 26, 2011 1:32 pm

thanks for the advice guys




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