OFFICIAL 1L Exam Prep & Motivation Thread (CSWS)

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Re: OFFICIAL 1L Exam Prep & Motivation Thread (CSWS)

Postby mephistopheles » Mon Feb 18, 2013 9:51 pm

offtopic, but is anyone gunning for a transfer?

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Re: OFFICIAL 1L Exam Prep & Motivation Thread (CSWS)

Postby Doorkeeper » Mon Feb 18, 2013 10:00 pm

soj wrote:
Doorkeeper wrote:
soj wrote:Eww. I immediately assume I hate anyone who likes classes like that. Same with conlaw.

:( :( :(

Sorry bro, I hate potus/scotus/academic/bureaucrat wannabes.

So basically only biglawl bros for soj?

(Because we all know PI is a myth)

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Re: OFFICIAL 1L Exam Prep & Motivation Thread (CSWS)

Postby soj » Mon Feb 18, 2013 10:11 pm

I just don't like gunners, including biglaw gunners. But yeah, pretty much every non-biglaw legal job requires gunning, so that narrows the field a lot.

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Postby Bronck » Mon Feb 18, 2013 10:15 pm

soj wrote:I just don't like gunners, including biglaw gunners. But yeah, pretty much every non-biglaw legal job requires gunning, so that narrows the field a lot.


I am a Capitol Hill gunner.

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Re: OFFICIAL 1L Exam Prep & Motivation Thread (CSWS)

Postby soj » Mon Feb 18, 2013 10:15 pm

Bronck wrote:
soj wrote:I just don't like gunners, including biglaw gunners. But yeah, pretty much every non-biglaw legal job requires gunning, so that narrows the field a lot.


I am a Capitol Hill gunner.

Why are you impersonating Doorkeeper?

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Re: OFFICIAL 1L Exam Prep & Motivation Thread (CSWS)

Postby LetsGoLAW » Mon Feb 18, 2013 10:36 pm

I'm an in-house gunner.

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Re: OFFICIAL 1L Exam Prep & Motivation Thread (CSWS)

Postby Doorkeeper » Mon Feb 18, 2013 10:37 pm

soj wrote:
Bronck wrote:
soj wrote:I just don't like gunners, including biglaw gunners. But yeah, pretty much every non-biglaw legal job requires gunning, so that narrows the field a lot.


I am a Capitol Hill gunner. The legislature is prole.

Why are you impersonating Doorkeeper?

FTFY.

FWIW: The people who want fed gov and are gunning are either delusional or not doing it right. General gunning is useless for most fed gov (minus prefstigious DOJ and in-agency appellate work). Networking matters a lot more for Capitol Hill and (most) agency work. Targeted gunning in a specific class would only be beneficial if your prof is connected.
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Re: OFFICIAL 1L Exam Prep & Motivation Thread (CSWS)

Postby gaud » Mon Feb 18, 2013 10:41 pm

I'm starting to get the swing of admin bros. What that really means is I've started to pay attention. CSWS

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Re: OFFICIAL 1L Exam Prep & Motivation Thread (CSWS)

Postby stillwater » Mon Feb 18, 2013 10:43 pm

Im a shitlaw gunner.

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Re: OFFICIAL 1L Exam Prep & Motivation Thread (CSWS)

Postby Bronck » Mon Feb 18, 2013 10:43 pm

stillwater wrote:Im a shitlaw gunner.


Doc review for LIFE

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Postby paintbynumbers » Mon Feb 18, 2013 10:49 pm

Bronck wrote:
soj wrote:I just don't like gunners, including biglaw gunners. But yeah, pretty much every non-biglaw legal job requires gunning, so that narrows the field a lot.


I am a Capitol Hill gunner.



All about who you know. I am gunning for this as well and a transfer to DC/Maryland area to work there during the year, when alot easier to get foot in the door. Have done 2 internships there and have a decent amt of contacts but trying to get a of counsel j.o.b. on a committee..10 years, wipe out debt....lobbying job

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Re: OFFICIAL 1L Exam Prep & Motivation Thread (CSWS)

Postby Nelson » Mon Feb 18, 2013 10:56 pm

Those of us fortunate enough to have P/F legal writing: credited amount of time to spend on drafting appellate brief? 10 hrs.? The research is done, I just have to write it, and I have a week and a half. I have next to no interest in this thing and need to schedule a reasonable time limit for myself.

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Postby gaud » Mon Feb 18, 2013 10:57 pm

What I would do for P/F legal writing. Tso Jelly.

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Postby UnamSanctam » Mon Feb 18, 2013 10:57 pm

Nelson wrote:Those of us fortunate enough to have P/F legal writing: credited amount of time to spend on drafting appellate brief? 10 hrs.? The research is done, I just have to write it, and I have a week and a half. I have next to no interest in this thing and need to schedule a reasonable time limit for myself.


Hour per page max. Preferably 20-30 minutes per page.

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Postby Bronck » Mon Feb 18, 2013 10:58 pm

Nelson wrote:Those of us fortunate enough to have P/F legal writing: credited amount of time to spend on drafting appellate brief? 10 hrs.? The research is done, I just have to write it, and I have a week and a half. I have next to no interest in this thing and need to schedule a reasonable time limit for myself.


Seeing as how I pretty much did my memo first semester in 5-6 hrs from scratch, I say 5-6 hours.

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Re: OFFICIAL 1L Exam Prep & Motivation Thread (CSWS)

Postby soj » Mon Feb 18, 2013 10:58 pm

Nelson wrote:Those of us fortunate enough to have P/F legal writing: credited amount of time to spend on drafting appellate brief? 10 hrs.? The research is done, I just have to write it, and I have a week and a half. I have next to no interest in this thing and need to schedule a reasonable time limit for myself.

As long as it takes starting the day before.

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Postby Tiago Splitter » Mon Feb 18, 2013 10:59 pm

Nelson wrote:Those of us fortunate enough to have P/F legal writing: credited amount of time to spend on drafting appellate brief? 10 hrs.? The research is done, I just have to write it, and I have a week and a half. I have next to no interest in this thing and need to schedule a reasonable time limit for myself.

I spent 3-4 hours going from outline to rough draft.

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Re: OFFICIAL 1L Exam Prep & Motivation Thread (CSWS)

Postby stillwater » Mon Feb 18, 2013 10:59 pm

my brief is gonna blow

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Re: OFFICIAL 1L Exam Prep & Motivation Thread (CSWS)

Postby Bronck » Mon Feb 18, 2013 11:00 pm

Tiago Splitter wrote:
Nelson wrote:Those of us fortunate enough to have P/F legal writing: credited amount of time to spend on drafting appellate brief? 10 hrs.? The research is done, I just have to write it, and I have a week and a half. I have next to no interest in this thing and need to schedule a reasonable time limit for myself.

I spent 3-4 hours going from outline to rough draft.


Wanna write mine for me? We have a really fun topic.

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Re: OFFICIAL 1L Exam Prep & Motivation Thread (CSWS)

Postby thelawschoolproject » Mon Feb 18, 2013 11:00 pm

I fucking hate legal writing and all things associated with it.

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Re: OFFICIAL 1L Exam Prep & Motivation Thread (CSWS)

Postby Nelson » Mon Feb 18, 2013 11:03 pm

soj wrote:
Nelson wrote:Those of us fortunate enough to have P/F legal writing: credited amount of time to spend on drafting appellate brief? 10 hrs.? The research is done, I just have to write it, and I have a week and a half. I have next to no interest in this thing and need to schedule a reasonable time limit for myself.

As long as it takes starting the day before.

This is what I'll probably end up doing which will just result in
Tiago Splitter wrote:3-4 hours going from outline to rough draft

There isn't enough gunner in me to do what I should do and start ahead of time.

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Re: OFFICIAL 1L Exam Prep & Motivation Thread (CSWS)

Postby SportsFan » Mon Feb 18, 2013 11:15 pm

Bronck wrote:
PinkLotus wrote:If anyone is using the Kadish casebook for Crim, I have an OL from a 2L who booked the class. It's more of a supplement than an OL since it's obsceeeeeenely long, but it may be helpful for review and for constructing your own OL.


Oh wow, can you please send me???? I can PM you my email

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Re: OFFICIAL 1L Exam Prep & Motivation Thread (CSWS)

Postby skers » Mon Feb 18, 2013 11:16 pm

gaud wrote:What I would do for P/F legal writing. Tso Jelly.


No fucking kidding. Graded LRW is awful.

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Re: OFFICIAL 1L Exam Prep & Motivation Thread (CSWS)

Postby Doorkeeper » Mon Feb 18, 2013 11:18 pm

thelawschoolproject wrote:I fucking hate legal writing and all things associated with it.

THIS

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Re: OFFICIAL 1L Exam Prep & Motivation Thread (CSWS)

Postby stillwater » Mon Feb 18, 2013 11:19 pm

Doorkeeper wrote:
thelawschoolproject wrote:I fucking hate legal writing and all things associated with it.

THIS


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