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mistake & C&F

Postby btbt10 » Mon Jan 30, 2017 8:22 pm

Thanks.
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Re: 10 year old mistake & worried about C&F

Postby cavalier1138 » Mon Jan 30, 2017 8:32 pm

Talk to your Dean of Students or whoever the relevant contact at your school is for this kind of issue. I don't know that it would come up on C&F, but if it does, it's always better if it was disclosed ahead of time.

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Re: 10 year old mistake & worried about C&F

Postby Nonconsecutive » Mon Jan 30, 2017 8:32 pm

Does the bar application for the state you'll be applying to have a question which would encompass this? My guess is that it probably does.

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Re: 10 year old mistake & worried about C&F

Postby CanadianWolf » Tue Jan 31, 2017 9:33 am

If you broke the ED agreement for financial reasons, you should be fine. If you just changed your mind, then frame it for what it was: a youthful mistake.

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Re: 10 year old mistake & worried about C&F

Postby btbt10 » Tue Jan 31, 2017 3:39 pm

Thanks for all of your replies. I was looking at the NY Bar App, and I didn't see a question that directly encompasses this. There was a reference to "crimes of moral turpitude" (I'd agree that this may count as moral turpitude, but is it a crime). Would you recommend just adding an addendum or something? Also, do you think that the fact that I didn't mention this on my law school apps will be problematic?

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Re: 10 year old mistake & worried about C&F

Postby Fed_Atty » Tue Jan 31, 2017 4:15 pm

I wouldn't worry about this, at all. You didn't commit any crimes and you didn't do anything immoral. All you did, was arguably breach a contract. If there is a C&F question where this comes up, answer it honestly, but my guess is that it will not.

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Re: 10 year old mistake & worried about C&F

Postby star fox » Tue Jan 31, 2017 5:31 pm

Just answer every question honestly.



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