studying for the Bar Exam

I’ve been working on Wills and Trusts today. I won’t have much time to read tomorrow, so I actually read ahead… And I had a thought. Trusts for animals (pets) are exempt from the Rule Against Perpetuities, at least in… 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!

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

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

a spider

I’m pretty convinced now that a spider is trying to take over my house. For some odd reason, a very large and ugly spider took up residence on the overhang in front of my front door. After going through the… Read morea spider

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”

disastrous interview

I had two interviews today, one of which wasn’t really an interview, and the other of which was a disaster. I started talking and then I started thinking, “Shut up, shut up, for goodness’ sake, Rachel, shut up,” but I… Read moredisastrous interview

the bar application in Kansas

I’ve been looking at the Kansas bar application (not necessarily meaning that I will take the Kansas bar, but I need to start pulling my information together), and when it comes to references, both general ones and character fitness ones,… Read morethe bar application in Kansas

ICE

We all know ICE has done terrible things to people, even US citizens and LPRs. And so I think the rallying cry should be: “Ice ICE, baby.” I came up with this while I was sort of listening to a… Read moreICE

no more class until August!

I’m about to collapse into bed. I was up until 4am working on a paper. It was fairly miserable. And then I woke up at 7am so that I could be first in line for Chief Justice Roberts’ Q&A with… Read moreno more class until August!