studying for the Bar Exam

I like organization. I like having plans. I have created a plan that is supposed to motivate me to study for the Missouri Bar Exam, which I will take July 28th and 29th. I’ve devised a point system. Three colors… Read morestudying for the Bar Exam

last day of class!

Yes, I have finally finished all my law school classes. Now I just have three finals to take, a settlement agreement to write, and twenty-one 1L summary judgment motions to grade for citations. I’ve been playing bass a little more,… Read morelast day of class!

almost done with law school!

I have a grand total of nine classes left. Four tomorrow, three Wednesday, two Thursday. And then I will be done with class for a long time! Three finals, then graduation. And Carl comes home for a couple weeks. Next… Read morealmost done with law school!

soon

I’m headed to Germany on Wednesday! I’ll land in Munich on Thursday and spend a couple days with Carl. I’ll leave on Saturday for Eisleben, where I’ll meet up with some friends from LCM, and we’ll do a Luther tour,… Read moresoon

cert

SCOTUS granted cert on my issue. No word on when arguments will be. Darn. I knew the risk, but I wanted to be cool and have something published before they looked at the issue, because then I would have been… Read morecert

end of October, beginning of November

Here’s my schedule for the last few days of October and the first few days of November. October 30: Carl leaves (for a year) most likely; pick up a speaker at 10:30pm October 31: Law Review symposium all day; Bluebook… Read moreend of October, beginning of November

dishonesty

Sometimes reading cases just makes me feel dirty when I see the academic dishonesty that goes on. Courts will take things out of context (much like law students, ha), manipulate language, and pick and choose “binding cases.” The best example… Read moredishonesty

paper… taking… forever

I’m sleepy and grumpy and sick. And this paper is not doing so well. It’s about as sick as I am, possibly even worse.

searching for a job

We’ve entered the job-search phase, which is an immensely terrifying thing. I alternate between a sense of optimism and hopelessness. Legal areas that interest me include intellectual property, criminal law, immigration law (refugee/asylum), public international law, and litigation generally. A… Read moresearching for a job

Lawyering “Tips of the Day”

I’m a TA for Lawyering again this year, and my professor wants me to give a “tip of the day” when I’m in class (which is once a week). And because I have not written anything on here for a… Read moreLawyering “Tips of the Day”