Study Groups

  • It's like this except with no smiling and everyone secretly resenting each other.

    Contracts, Law Schools, Ridiculousness

    The Worst Study Group Ever

    If law school is “a distilled bunch of the biggest a-holes you knew in college,” then this kid is the Pappy Van Winkle.

    56 Comments / / Sep 22, 2014 at 10:12 AM
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    Ask the Experts, Career Files, Law Schools, Law Students

    From The Career Files: Should You Join A Study Group?

    Law students: thinking of joining a study group? Here are some things to consider.

    / Sep 13, 2013 at 4:01 PM
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    Morning Docket: 01.15.13

    * When it comes to medical marijuana prosecutions, the government is supposed to have “bigger fish to fry,” but it looks like even the Department of Justice couldn’t resist reeling in one last big catch. [New York Times]

    * According to the results of this study, if you want to do well in law school, you should probably stop being so damn awkward, scale back your antisocial habits, and consider joining a study group. [National Law Journal]

    * “[U]nder American law, anyone interesting is a felon.” This Columbia Law professor argues that the legal system failed Aaron Swartz because he was treated like a criminal instead of a deviant genius. [New Yorker]

    * Porn stars in Los Angeles are challenging the constitutionality of being forced to wear condoms during filming — because the transfer of STDs is “constitutionally protected expression.” [Courthouse News Service]

    * So, it looks like Lindsay Lohan fired her best gal pal in the world: her lawyer. But sometimes you have to fire people when you allegedly owe them oodles of money to the tune of $300K and you don’t have any. [Daily Mail]

    3 Comments / / Jan 15, 2013 at 9:10 AM
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    Finals Give Students the Chance to Occupy Their Law Schools

    Law students, we know that finals time is rough, because we’ve all been there. Sometimes getting together with a study group is a great way to take the edge off. And like good little scouts, these law students are prepared. Okay, maybe some of them are a little bit too prepared. When your classmates email us to let us know that they hate studying at the law school because of you, maybe you need to give it a rest….

    71 Comments / / Dec 6, 2011 at 1:01 PM
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    Bad Ideas, Law Schools, Ridiculousness, Rudeness

    Georgia State Law Students Poke a Little Fun at Their Classmates

    Last week, we told you about some law students who were holding tryouts — and charging a $20 application fee — to fill the final two spots in their study group. The students in the group were roundly mocked. But students at the Georgia State University College of Law didn’t feel the need to defend their school or the silly students in the study group. Instead, they chose to have a bit of fun with it. Confidence and a sense of humor are beautiful things….

    78 Comments / / Oct 24, 2011 at 4:47 PM