what is the perfect law school bag?

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sweetdreams21
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what is the perfect law school bag?

Postby sweetdreams21 » Tue Jun 30, 2009 11:26 pm

I did some searching but couldnt find a specific thread on this. What sort of book bags work the best to cart around all those massive case books and laptops? Would you prefer to use a backpack? messanger? large tote? two bags? roller bags (oh god please say no)?

Interested in finding out what people prefer and what they suggest.

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Re: what is the perfect law school bag?

Postby HalfManHalfAmazing » Tue Jun 30, 2009 11:27 pm

It aint this one:

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Re: what is the perfect law school bag?

Postby sweetdreams21 » Tue Jun 30, 2009 11:34 pm

HalfManHalfAmazing wrote:It aint this one:

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perfect. now what are the other options..

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Re: what is the perfect law school bag?

Postby uclapookie09 » Tue Jun 30, 2009 11:36 pm

I bought a caselogic messenger tote bag on ebags.com. I like it!

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Re: what is the perfect law school bag?

Postby Jordan77 » Tue Jun 30, 2009 11:45 pm

I got by fine with just a regular backpack... just make sure you have a sleeve to put the laptop in so it doesn't get damaged. But if you are a girl you might want one of the bags you can drag.

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Re: what is the perfect law school bag?

Postby sweetdreams21 » Wed Jul 01, 2009 12:10 am

Hmmm I was thinking of just a massive tote bag to fit all my books and (small) laptop. Not sure it will eventuallly start to hurt though!

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Re: what is the perfect law school bag?

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Re: what is the perfect law school bag?

Postby TheCure0013 » Wed Jul 01, 2009 12:30 am

One w/ YLS embroidered on side

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Re: what is the perfect law school bag?

Postby Marmot » Wed Jul 01, 2009 3:14 am

I rock this bad boy:
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It's the REI Alpine Plus 50, a daypack that is great for both hiking and carrying all my crap to school. I am a summer-start 1L currently biking 8 miles a day to campus, and this is a great way to comfortably carry my books and laptop. There's room to spare for a change of clothes and towel for hitting the gym, too.

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Re: what is the perfect law school bag?

Postby chalis8 » Wed Jul 01, 2009 8:56 am

sweetdreams21 wrote:I did some searching but couldnt find a specific thread on this. What sort of book bags work the best to cart around all those massive case books and laptops? Would you prefer to use a backpack? messanger? large tote? two bags? roller bags (oh god please say no)?

Interested in finding out what people prefer and what they suggest.


there were some good suggestions in this thread:
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=72541

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Re: what is the perfect law school bag?

Postby sweetdreams21 » Wed Jul 01, 2009 9:04 am

thank you!

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Re: what is the perfect law school bag?

Postby angiej » Wed Jul 01, 2009 9:14 am

Hinkleymustang wrote:http://www.dakine.com/street-series/guys/


I really like the "explorer" in purple, and its only $42!

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Re: what is the perfect law school bag?

Postby twa211 » Wed Jul 01, 2009 9:18 am

http://www.jackspade.com/shop/product.p ... 307&page=1

I'm getting that one (in black) for my laptop, and it will match perfectly my black JS messenger bag.

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Re: what is the perfect law school bag?

Postby DavidMorales » Wed Jul 01, 2009 9:24 am

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I've been saving my pennies for this one, the brooks barbican. Should make a nice upgrade to my timbuk2 messenger (also recommended) Note: all pictures taken from internet.
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Re: what is the perfect law school bag?

Postby pammy1985 » Wed Jul 01, 2009 9:45 am

All those seem small for all the books and a laptop, or am I just talking nonsense?

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Re: what is the perfect law school bag?

Postby philip.platt » Wed Jul 01, 2009 9:49 am

get a dakine bag

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Re: what is the perfect law school bag?

Postby lawlover829 » Wed Jul 01, 2009 10:02 am

Any messenger bags. I had carrying backpacks.

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Re: what is the perfect law school bag?

Postby choppa5 » Wed Jul 01, 2009 10:10 am

I just bought a North Face Surge backpack after consulting some websites.. it has a great padded pocket for my laptop!

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Re: what is the perfect law school bag?

Postby pammy1985 » Wed Jul 01, 2009 10:47 am

philip.platt wrote:get a dakine bag

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I like this one.

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Re: what is the perfect law school bag?

Postby HalfManHalfAmazing » Wed Jul 01, 2009 4:20 pm

choppa5 wrote:I just bought a North Face Surge backpack after consulting some websites.. it has a great padded pocket for my laptop!


TITCR. Im rocking a very sweet looking brown one as we speak. Laptop pocket is a MUST.

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Re: what is the perfect law school bag?

Postby James Bond » Wed Jul 01, 2009 4:27 pm

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Coach Transatlantic Messenger Bag

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Re: what is the perfect law school bag?

Postby macattaq » Wed Jul 01, 2009 4:38 pm

http://www.targus.com/us/product_details.asp?sku=RG0318

This bag is legit. Laptop pocket, book pockets, etc. There are also three small pockets (one on each side and one on the front) that allow you to carry snacks or small items (allergy meds, for example). This bag has been with me to class and for gigs, and I've taken it on the bus and on planes. I've carried upwards of 50 pounds worth of dj kit in it, and it keeps rockin'. The handle on top is especially useful when carrying it through crowded spaces, and the straps are very well padded.

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Re: what is the perfect law school bag?

Postby joshikousei » Wed Jul 01, 2009 4:41 pm

i like booq

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Re: what is the perfect law school bag?

Postby custom_concern » Wed Jul 01, 2009 4:41 pm

biv0ns wrote:--ImageRemoved--

Coach Transatlantic Messenger Bag


+1. Gangstah.

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Re: what is the perfect law school bag?

Postby gatorlion » Wed Jul 01, 2009 4:50 pm

From what I've observed as an exchange student at a T14 law school, students tend toward either a sturdy, yet fashionable backpack or the dreaded luggage on wheels. A lot depends on your course load for that particular day or whether you will stay to study at the library after class. I made do with this, although I only had one class and did not bring my laptop:

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It's a travesty to see the luggage on wheels being toted around, but for some people it just makes the most sense since carrying a ton of books would be physically demanding. Also, lockers in the law school building may help ease the pain, possibly assuaging the concern that you will look like a poor man's consultant on a flight from Dallas to Austin with overhead compliant luggage in tow.




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