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So... about public international law... HYSCCN

Postby serfie » Wed May 04, 2011 1:06 am

I've been lurking on the boards for some time, so I'm pretty aware of the general antipathy towards the idea of international law, i.e. that there are exceedingly few positions around and the vast majority of them go to HYS grads, so one should be disinclined to splash out large amounts of money for a degree at AU, etc. for a shot. If, however, I've managed to gain acceptance at some combination of HYSCN, would any one school be a particular good choice?

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Re: So... about public international law... HYSCCN

Postby worldtraveler » Wed May 04, 2011 1:28 am

A good choice for what exactly?

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Re: So... about public international law... HYSCCN

Postby 09042014 » Wed May 04, 2011 1:30 am

Two of these schools aren't like the others . . .

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Re: So... about public international law... HYSCCN

Postby BruceWayne » Wed May 04, 2011 2:03 am

Desert Fox wrote:Two 3 of these schools aren't like the others . . .

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Re: So... about public international law... HYSCCN

Postby serfie » Wed May 04, 2011 2:21 am

BruceWayne wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:Two 3 of these schools aren't like the others . . .


Yes, I know, but I'm assuming that those schools will also be offering substantial scholarships which might offset the fact that I won't make a huge deal of money. I also assumed that a NY location (or strength of faculty, or any of the other hundreds of features of a law school that isn't its US News Ranking) might possibly make some amount of difference. I could easily be wrong about this, but hey, that's why I'm here.

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Re: So... about public international law... HYSCCN

Postby Grizz » Wed May 04, 2011 3:44 am

worldtraveler wrote:A good choice for what exactly?

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Postby dpk711 » Wed May 04, 2011 3:46 am

Desert Fox wrote:Two Five of these schools aren't like the others . . .

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Re: So... about public international law... HYSCCN

Postby Law Sauce » Wed May 04, 2011 9:43 am

which schools are you deciding on?

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Re: So... about public international law... HYSCCN

Postby ahduth » Wed May 04, 2011 11:04 am

I'm not sure what's going on in this thread.

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Re: So... about public international law... HYSCCN

Postby vamedic03 » Wed May 04, 2011 4:14 pm

serfie wrote:I've been lurking on the boards for some time, so I'm pretty aware of the general antipathy towards the idea of international law, i.e. that there are exceedingly few positions around and the vast majority of them go to HYS grads, so one should be disinclined to splash out large amounts of money for a degree at AU, etc. for a shot. If, however, I've managed to gain acceptance at some combination of HYSCN, would any one school be a particular good choice?


Have you applied to schools yet? Do you have an LSAT score yet?

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Re: So... about public international law... HYSCCN

Postby flcath » Wed May 04, 2011 4:28 pm

Dude, no one here knows. This board is eminently practical (not a lot of international law types) and there just isn't much of a sample size to go with.

Y> H > S > Col > Chi > NYU... sorry if you were expecting something more spectacular?

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Re: So... about public international law... HYSCCN

Postby serfie » Thu May 05, 2011 12:00 am

worldtraveler wrote:A good choice for what exactly?


Legal department of major IGO, probably with several back-and-forths with my country's DoS.

vamedic03 wrote:Have you applied to schools yet? Do you have an LSAT score yet?


No; 178/3.92

flcath wrote:Dude, no one here knows. This board is eminently practical (not a lot of international law types) and there just isn't much of a sample size to go with.

Y> H > S > Col > Chi > NYU... sorry if you were expecting something more spectacular?


Mm, yes, I've been figuring as much. But thanks though.

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Re: So... about public international law... HYSCCN

Postby flcath » Thu May 05, 2011 2:23 am

serfie wrote:
worldtraveler wrote:A good choice for what exactly?


Legal department of major IGO, probably with several back-and-forths with my country's DoS.

vamedic03 wrote:Have you applied to schools yet? Do you have an LSAT score yet?


No; 178/3.92

flcath wrote:Dude, no one here knows. This board is eminently practical (not a lot of international law types) and there just isn't much of a sample size to go with.

Y> H > S > Col > Chi > NYU... sorry if you were expecting something more spectacular?


Mm, yes, I've been figuring as much. But thanks though.

Sorry dude.

Find somebody who has your dream job, and ask them what to do. I suspect the advice will be more meaningful as it relates to what languages to learn, what contacts to make, where to summer, what to write about, etc., than it will be which school among HYS to choose.




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