Hire someone to check graded brief?

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boogienights110
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Hire someone to check graded brief?

Postby boogienights110 » Mon Jan 21, 2013 5:00 pm

Last semester I didn't do as well as I wanted to do in legal writing. I'm pretty sure 90 percent of the rest of the student body cheated by either giving each other hints on sources for their closed memo or by having a family attorney check it over when they had finished. Can I hire an attorney to do this, since I don't have any attorneys in my family?

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Re: Hire someone to check graded brief?

Postby ph14 » Mon Jan 21, 2013 5:01 pm

boogienights110 wrote:Last semester I didn't do as well as I wanted to do in legal writing. I'm pretty sure 90 percent of the rest of the student body cheated by either giving each other hints on sources for their closed memo or by having a family attorney check it over when they had finished. Can I hire an attorney to do this, since I don't have any attorneys in my family?


Don't do this.

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Lacepiece23
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Re: Hire someone to check graded brief?

Postby Lacepiece23 » Mon Jan 21, 2013 5:02 pm

Thats a huge violaton of your school's honor code policy. I'm sure you already know this. Depends if your willing to risk being expelled for your legal writing grade.

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Re: Hire someone to check graded brief?

Postby Renzo » Sun Jan 27, 2013 12:21 am

If 90% of the class did better than you, I promise it is not because 90% of the class cheated. You don't need to hire someone to do your work for you--you need to hire someone to tutor you, and tell you where you are going wrong.

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Re: Hire someone to check graded brief?

Postby mephistopheles » Sun Jan 27, 2013 12:27 am

Renzo wrote:you need to hire someone to tutor you, and tell you where you are going wrong.



what a lawyerly way to phrase OP's plan. kudos.

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Re: Hire someone to check graded brief?

Postby Borhas » Sun Jan 27, 2013 3:20 am

mephistopheles wrote:
Renzo wrote:you need to hire someone to tutor you, and tell you where you are going wrong.



what a lawyerly way to phrase OP's plan. kudos.


Lol'd

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Re: Hire someone to check graded brief?

Postby Renzo » Sun Jan 27, 2013 12:13 pm

Borhas wrote:
mephistopheles wrote:

what a lawyerly way to phrase OP's plan. kudos.


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