Virginia Law Review Articles Editor Taking Questions

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Re: Virginia Law Review Articles Editor Taking Questions

Postby Va L Rev Stud » Wed Mar 23, 2011 8:01 pm

vamedic03 wrote:@OP,

Do you consider your personality to be typical of LR and managing board or do you tend to be the outlier?


Middle of the road?

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Re: Virginia Law Review Articles Editor Taking Questions

Postby BruceWayne » Wed Mar 23, 2011 8:02 pm

fatduck wrote:
Va L Rev Stud wrote:
jcunni5 wrote:how much much more action do you get as a result of being able to say you're on LR


I only date women of color, so my experience might be atypical.

oh god please expand upon this


Flame. No one on law review dates women of "color". Unless by color you mean Asian or Indian....

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Re: Virginia Law Review Articles Editor Taking Questions

Postby LLB2JD » Wed Mar 23, 2011 8:07 pm

BruceWayne wrote:
fatduck wrote:
Va L Rev Stud wrote:
jcunni5 wrote:how much much more action do you get as a result of being able to say you're on LR


I only date women of color, so my experience might be atypical.

oh god please expand upon this


Flame. No one on law review dates women of "color". Unless by color you mean Asian or Indian....



Lulz

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Re: Virginia Law Review Articles Editor Taking Questions

Postby Va L Rev Stud » Wed Mar 23, 2011 8:17 pm

BruceWayne wrote:
fatduck wrote:
Va L Rev Stud wrote:
jcunni5 wrote:how much much more action do you get as a result of being able to say you're on LR


I only date women of color, so my experience might be atypical.

oh god please expand upon this


Flame. No one on law review dates women of "color". Unless by color you mean Asian or Indian....


You know I do.

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Re: Virginia Law Review Articles Editor Taking Questions

Postby soullesswonder » Thu Mar 24, 2011 10:26 am

Va L Rev Stud wrote:
BruceWayne wrote:Flame. No one on law review dates women of "color". Unless by color you mean Asian or Indian....


You know I do.


There's always at least one under-performing Asian looking for a way to save face with her parents...

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Re: Virginia Law Review Articles Editor Taking Questions

Postby vamedic03 » Thu Mar 24, 2011 12:41 pm

Va L Rev Stud wrote:
showNprove wrote:I actually edited it to appear less lame, lol.

Which Circuit Court do you expect to be clerking for? And is that why you decided to take on twice as much work next year as a member of the Managing Board? And does anyone apply for the Managing Board for any other reason?


I think I'll probably end up on the 4th, 5th, or 11th. That's definitely part of the reason I decided to do MB; as I mentioned above, I also have some academic aspirations. To be honest, though, prestige-whoring probably predominated. I don't know anyone who is doing it for kicks or anything like that. I will say that some folks definitely enjoy legal scholarship more than others.


What's your favorite part about managing board? Least favorite part? Is it worth the time in retrospect?

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Re: Virginia Law Review Articles Editor Taking Questions

Postby Va L Rev Stud » Thu Mar 24, 2011 11:54 pm

vamedic03 wrote:
Va L Rev Stud wrote:
showNprove wrote:I actually edited it to appear less lame, lol.

Which Circuit Court do you expect to be clerking for? And is that why you decided to take on twice as much work next year as a member of the Managing Board? And does anyone apply for the Managing Board for any other reason?


I think I'll probably end up on the 4th, 5th, or 11th. That's definitely part of the reason I decided to do MB; as I mentioned above, I also have some academic aspirations. To be honest, though, prestige-whoring probably predominated. I don't know anyone who is doing it for kicks or anything like that. I will say that some folks definitely enjoy legal scholarship more than others.


What's your favorite part about managing board? Least favorite part? Is it worth the time in retrospect?


Favorite: Pooling articles is my favorite by a fair distance when it comes to official tasks. I've been a scholarship nerd for several years now, and getting to evaluate submissions from preeminent authors as well as up-and-comers is a pleasure. If we expand it to just favorite part of the experience, I would say the social stuff is pretty close. There are some great folks on the MB. I almost saw a double WGWAG one night; those dudes are awesome.

Least Favorite: Grading journal tryouts.

As for the time commitment, it's kind of hard for me to say at this point. Assuming everything goes to plan with respect to clerkship opportunities and the like, I think it definitely will be. Even if that weren't an issue, I probably still would have done it.

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Re: Virginia Law Review Articles Editor Taking Questions

Postby vamedic03 » Fri Mar 25, 2011 9:39 am

Va L Rev Stud wrote:
vamedic03 wrote:
Va L Rev Stud wrote:
showNprove wrote:I actually edited it to appear less lame, lol.

Which Circuit Court do you expect to be clerking for? And is that why you decided to take on twice as much work next year as a member of the Managing Board? And does anyone apply for the Managing Board for any other reason?


I think I'll probably end up on the 4th, 5th, or 11th. That's definitely part of the reason I decided to do MB; as I mentioned above, I also have some academic aspirations. To be honest, though, prestige-whoring probably predominated. I don't know anyone who is doing it for kicks or anything like that. I will say that some folks definitely enjoy legal scholarship more than others.


What's your favorite part about managing board? Least favorite part? Is it worth the time in retrospect?


Favorite: Pooling articles is my favorite by a fair distance when it comes to official tasks. I've been a scholarship nerd for several years now, and getting to evaluate submissions from preeminent authors as well as up-and-comers is a pleasure. If we expand it to just favorite part of the experience, I would say the social stuff is pretty close. There are some great folks on the MB. I almost saw a double WGWAG one night; those dudes are awesome.

Least Favorite: Grading journal tryouts.

As for the time commitment, it's kind of hard for me to say at this point. Assuming everything goes to plan with respect to clerkship opportunities and the like, I think it definitely will be. Even if that weren't an issue, I probably still would have done it.


What's your opinion on UVA professors? Quality of teaching? Available outside of class?




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