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Law Students: A Semester in a Picture

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Law Student Slap Down at the People’s Court

2L law student gets slapped down after disrespecting Judge Marilyn Milian in the The People’s Court. Via VC.

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Year Of Law School Now Mandatory For Nation’s 25-Year-Olds

The Onion: Year Of Law School Now Mandatory For Nation’s 25-Year-Olds

WASHINGTON—Under the provisions of a bill approved by Congress and signed into law Tuesday, every 25-year-old American, regardless of prior life commitments, is now legally obligated to enroll in a full year of study at one of the nation’s accredited law schools. “This new measure gives us the means to compel 25-year-olds to simultaneously placate their parents, impress their friends with complex-sounding legal jargon, and effectively avoid any real-world responsibilities for another full year,” said Rep. Steve Buyer (R-IN). “We can think of no better way for our young people to squander their postcollegiate aimlessness.” Congress is reportedly seeking further legislation that would provide for an additional nine months of grumbling over LSAT prep, and up to five years of whining about paying off student loan debt.

Demetri Martin, the Almost Esquire


Law students frequently develop a ‘sixth sense’ with which, instead of seeing dead people, they see lawyers, everywhere. Or sometimes we see people who almost became lawyers. That can be just as frightening.

Exhibit A: Demetri Martin

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Courtoons: Empirical Study of a 1L Gunner

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