2L. No motivation

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby quiver » Mon Dec 19, 2011 6:01 pm

quiver wrote:
traehekat wrote:The lack of motivation continues into the vacation (not surprisingly). First draft of 35 page comment due on the 23rd. I decided to stay in the hotel room all day and get a good portion of it knocked out. Almost 1PM now and I've yet to do more than open the word document and take the binder of research stuff out of my backpack. Pretty sure I've earned myself a lunch break though.
I'll be in this same boat tomorrow. I have 2 papers due in January with nothing done on them yet. I'm gonna try and knock one out tomorrow before I go home but I feel like the above is what will happen.
Also, GOODBYE EXAM BEARD!!!!

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby 03121202698008 » Mon Dec 19, 2011 6:39 pm

WTF did I take election law?

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby denimchickn » Tue Dec 20, 2011 11:32 am

Last exam + a short take home due tomorrow. Don't want to get out of bed.

Totally forgot how hard it always is to put effort into the last exam of the semester...

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby geekrocker37 » Tue Dec 20, 2011 2:16 pm

denimchickn wrote:Last exam + a short take home due tomorrow. Don't want to get out of bed.

Totally forgot how hard it always is to put effort into the last exam of the semester...


TITCR

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby BarbellDreams » Tue Dec 20, 2011 2:29 pm

Wait, I have to write some note thats due a week from when second semester starts? Lol, yeah ok.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby keg411 » Tue Dec 20, 2011 3:09 pm

I am finished. And my exam period ended with a no motivation bang as I finished Antitrust early and didn't feel like combing back through it 800 times to add stuff. Too burnt out and too over this shit. Hopefully whatever I wrote was good enough for a B+.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby Grizz » Tue Dec 20, 2011 3:11 pm

keg411 wrote:I am finished. And my exam period ended with a no motivation bang as I finished Antitrust early and didn't feel like combing back through it 800 times to add stuff. Too burnt out and too over this shit. Hopefully whatever I wrote was good enough for a B+.

Grats keggggg

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby keg411 » Tue Dec 20, 2011 3:14 pm

Grizz wrote:
keg411 wrote:I am finished. And my exam period ended with a no motivation bang as I finished Antitrust early and didn't feel like combing back through it 800 times to add stuff. Too burnt out and too over this shit. Hopefully whatever I wrote was good enough for a B+.

Grats keggggg


Ty Grizz. Now hopefully I can find some people to get drunk with.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby Oban » Tue Dec 20, 2011 5:29 pm

I have a draft of my note due a week or two after we come back from break. I don't give a fuck about being published, so i'm not going to start working on that until I put in some solid video game time.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby desertlaw » Wed Dec 21, 2011 1:53 am

Not sure if I'd rather be studying (like I was last week) or hanging out with the in-laws (like I am this week). Both are terrible.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby c3pO4 » Wed Dec 21, 2011 1:56 am

desertlaw wrote:Not sure if I'd rather be studying (like I was last week) or hanging out with the in-laws (like I am this week). Both are terrible.


2l is better than break because you can do nothing, but still say you are in law school to avoid family and other such obligations. im really looking forward to the start of nxt semester

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby goodolgil » Wed Dec 21, 2011 3:23 am

God damn I can't remember any of the 10 million cases I need to know for crim pro tomorrow.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby traehekat » Wed Dec 21, 2011 11:31 am

alright. i WILL finish my note today. only... 30 more pages to go.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby 03121202698008 » Wed Dec 21, 2011 4:57 pm

blowhard wrote:WTF did I take election law?


Officially done! No idea how I did on election law. Had an hour left but couldn't look at it anymore and was at word count... :-/

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby mths » Thu Dec 22, 2011 7:22 am

BarbellDreams wrote:Wait, I have to write some note thats due a week from when second semester starts? Lol, yeah ok.

I complained to our ed in chief about the notes being mandatory and he tried to tell me that if they weren't, there would not be enough LR associates volunteering notes. First of all, LOL. Second of all, mine is going to be such horseshit that my notes editor will wish I didn't hand anything in. I've given up so completely that the last 3 pages of my draft (which is 20 pages short of the minimum already) are filled with unsupported musings, puns, and thinly veiled anti-republican sentiments/jokes.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby unc0mm0n1 » Thu Dec 22, 2011 9:54 am

mths wrote:
BarbellDreams wrote:Wait, I have to write some note thats due a week from when second semester starts? Lol, yeah ok.

I complained to our ed in chief about the notes being mandatory and he tried to tell me that if they weren't, there would not be enough LR associates volunteering notes. First of all, LOL. Second of all, mine is going to be such horseshit that my notes editor will wish I didn't hand anything in. I've given up so completely that the last 3 pages of my draft (which is 20 pages short of the minimum already) are filled with unsupported musings, puns, and thinly veiled anti-republican sentiments/jokes.


That sounds better than most LR notes that I've seen.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby Oban » Thu Dec 22, 2011 7:58 pm

mths wrote:
BarbellDreams wrote:Wait, I have to write some note thats due a week from when second semester starts? Lol, yeah ok.

I complained to our ed in chief about the notes being mandatory and he tried to tell me that if they weren't, there would not be enough LR associates volunteering notes. First of all, LOL. Second of all, mine is going to be such horseshit that my notes editor will wish I didn't hand anything in. I've given up so completely that the last 3 pages of my draft (which is 20 pages short of the minimum already) are filled with unsupported musings, puns, and thinly veiled anti-republican sentiments/jokes.


WIN. I currently have a footnote citation to "derp derp derp" I bet my notes editor doesn't catch it

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby kalvano » Thu Dec 22, 2011 10:34 pm

I no longer have to write a comment. I just have to do research paper for a professor. I will be done by the end of January instead of dragging out a comment through March. Plus it might get published.

I can feel motivation creeping back up on me. Someone hold me and tell me it will be OK.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby NoleinNY » Thu Dec 22, 2011 11:41 pm

kalvano wrote:I no longer have to write a comment. I just have to do research paper for a professor. I will be done by the end of January instead of dragging out a comment through March. Plus it might get published.

I can feel motivation creeping back up on me. Someone hold me and tell me it will be OK.


Similar situation. Potentially publishable paper with professor (alliteration not intended).

It's going to be OK, if you just put it off until after Xmas, and then after NYE. Shhh... Have a sip of some whiskey.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby 09042014 » Thu Dec 22, 2011 11:56 pm

I'm going to try to make it through my comment without ever reading the entire thing.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby traehekat » Fri Dec 23, 2011 12:42 am

Ugh, first draft of comment due tomorrow night. I have about 22/35 pages written. I wonder what happens if I turn something in that isn't 35 pages long.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby IAFG » Fri Dec 23, 2011 1:17 am

Desert Fox wrote:I'm going to try to make it through my comment without ever reading the entire thing.

It's not due anytime soon, right?

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby 09042014 » Fri Dec 23, 2011 3:00 am

IAFG wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:I'm going to try to make it through my comment without ever reading the entire thing.

It's not due anytime soon, right?


I think late January draft two is due. I still haven't gotten my first draft back yet.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby Ludo! » Fri Dec 23, 2011 11:34 am

traehekat wrote:Ugh, first draft of comment due tomorrow night. I have about 22/35 pages written. I wonder what happens if I turn something in that isn't 35 pages long.


I did this with the first draft of my note. I got a very nasty email back from my notes editor (with EIC and some other editor CCd) saying I had an hour and a half to finish the rest or it would be considered incomplete. After a semester of hell I didn't want to get kicked out of LR so I finished it, but I bet nothing really would have happened.

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Re: 2L. No motivation

Postby 03121202698008 » Fri Dec 23, 2011 11:35 am

Ludovico Technique wrote:
traehekat wrote:Ugh, first draft of comment due tomorrow night. I have about 22/35 pages written. I wonder what happens if I turn something in that isn't 35 pages long.


I did this with the first draft of my note. I got a very nasty email back from my notes editor (with EIC and some other editor CCd) saying I had an hour and a half to finish the rest or it would be considered incomplete. After a semester of hell I didn't want to get kicked out of LR so I finished it, but I bet nothing really would have happened.


Our LR kicks people out and makes them take it off their resume if they miss too many deadlines. However, we don't have strict page limits just guidelines.




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