Best law to get into over next 10 years

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crazycanuck
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Re: Best law to get into over next 10 years

Postby crazycanuck » Wed Dec 09, 2009 3:51 pm

Tax law.

Higher taxes will a part of America for a very, very long time.

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Re: Best law to get into over next 10 years

Postby nealric » Wed Dec 09, 2009 3:55 pm

Tax law.

Higher taxes will a part of America for a very, very long time.


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True, but getting in to Tax can be tough. Of course, the main thing Tax lawyers want is not higher taxes, but more complicated taxes. :mrgreen:

Bring on the VAT!

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Re: Best law to get into over next 10 years

Postby MC Southstar » Wed Dec 09, 2009 3:55 pm

nealric wrote:
When that actually becomes a real field, that'd be pretty sweet, though.


It actually is. Someone needs to do the legal work for launching satellites, etc. Fun to joke about though.


GTFO of my crater.

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Re: Best law to get into over next 10 years

Postby Drake014 » Wed Dec 09, 2009 4:00 pm



Unfortunately, that's just trademark infringement. Alas, if only there was a porno law...

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Re: Best law to get into over next 10 years

Postby IHaveDietMoxie » Wed Dec 09, 2009 7:52 pm

inuitsoar wrote:
IHaveDietMoxie wrote:but I'm so interested in beaver law


bird law in this country is not governed by reason..so frustrating

predetermined wrote:Agricultural law.

"Lettuce examine the facts."


nobody gives a dam about beaver law anymore

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Re: Best law to get into over next 10 years

Postby kings84_wr » Wed Dec 09, 2009 8:12 pm

inuitsoar wrote:
IHaveDietMoxie wrote:but I'm so interested in beaver law


bird law in this country is not governed by reason..so frustrating

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Re: Best law to get into over next 10 years

Postby IHaveDietMoxie » Wed Dec 09, 2009 11:58 pm

haha i didn't even catch that

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Re: Best law to get into over next 10 years

Postby ndnlawdc » Thu Dec 10, 2009 12:04 am

Admin, litigation, IP, etc.

That said my niche field is Indian law. As Indian tribes grow in power and political influence, knowing the ins and outs of the Federal laws concerning Indians will be lucrative.

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Re: Best law to get into over next 10 years

Postby badfish » Thu Dec 10, 2009 12:06 am

Bird Law
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damn, someone beat me to it ... and did a much better job

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Re: Best law to get into over next 10 years

Postby mchrop10 » Thu Dec 10, 2009 12:08 am

predetermined wrote:Agricultural law.

"Lettuce examine the facts."


lawls

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Re: Best law to get into over next 10 years

Postby reverendt » Thu Dec 10, 2009 12:17 am

eberl032 wrote:So many different types have been mentioned: Immigration, Bankruptcy, Family, Trusts and Estates, Criminal Defense, IP, Administrative, Securities Litigation. With new concerns for nature, Id add environmental. Why is it then, that the attitude towards law is so doom and gloom? I see some positivity here...


Alot of these issues are not typically handled by the mythical "biglaw" firms. Talk to your parents/grandparents. See who did their will. It was probably somebody from a smaller firm or a solo guy. Alot of criminal defense and family law are the same way.

The doom and gloom reflects the downturn of biglaw....with the big firms barely hiring, you wind up with lots of competition for the smaller gigs.

In the end...this darkness will lift...

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Re: Best law to get into over next 10 years

Postby Wi11iam » Thu Dec 10, 2009 12:20 am

IHaveDietMoxie wrote:but I'm so interested in beaver law


Beaver law is pretty big in Canada...

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Re: Best law to get into over next 10 years

Postby James Bond » Thu Dec 10, 2009 12:20 am

LSATfromNC wrote:Suing the public option for malpractice :)


Not going to be an option at all it seems

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Re: Best law to get into over next 10 years

Postby James Bond » Thu Dec 10, 2009 12:21 am

Wi11iam wrote:
IHaveDietMoxie wrote:but I'm so interested in beaver law


Beaver law is pretty big in Canada...


And France...

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Re: Best law to get into over next 10 years

Postby rondemarino » Thu Dec 10, 2009 12:22 am

I'm gonna go with IP. Maybe not the best, but it'll be solid. If IP goes down the pooper, its not going to matter what other fields are doing well since it'll be time to start stocking up on canned goods.

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Re: Best law to get into over next 10 years

Postby atlrochester » Thu Dec 10, 2009 12:27 am

water law. but don't get into it unless you're passionate about water rights, too much at sake to represent the bad guy.

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Re: Best law to get into over next 10 years

Postby echoi » Thu Dec 10, 2009 2:54 am

I hope there is such a thing as cyborg and AI law before i die.

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Re: Best law to get into over next 10 years

Postby gatorlion » Thu Dec 10, 2009 3:07 am

Environmental law, specifically carbon finance and climate change litigation (already picking up steam here in CA)

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Re: Best law to get into over next 10 years

Postby WeaponX » Thu Dec 10, 2009 3:15 am

what do you think the best type of law to specialize in would be?


Define "best." Are you one of those that is seeking a law degree so you can get filthy rich and satiate your material desires? Are you going to law school to use your knowledge and your degree as an instrument of social justice? Or are you somewhere in between?

The answer depends on who you are and what you want out of life.

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Re: Best law to get into over next 10 years

Postby James Bond » Thu Dec 10, 2009 3:15 am

echoi wrote:I hope there is such a thing as cyborg and AI law before i die.


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:wink:

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Re: Best law to get into over next 10 years

Postby echoi » Thu Dec 10, 2009 4:14 am

haha, guilty




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