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Law Preview Day 6: Legal Research and Writing

Yesterday was the sixth and final day of Law Preview.  We spent the first half of the day learning the basics of legal research and the second half of the day going over how to write briefs, outlines, and predictive … Continue reading

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Law Preview Day 5: Civil Procedure and Exam Taking Skills

We started day 5 of Law Preview with more civil procedure, which I think will be my least favorite class this upcoming academic year.  The word “Constitution” bores the shit out of me, and I retained almost nothing from our … Continue reading

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Law Preview Day 4: Criminal Law and Civil Procedure

I’ve managed to semi-nod off in Law Preview class at least once per day this week.  It always happens between 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. and never in the afternoon.  Clearly I am not biologically built to function before noon, … Continue reading

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Law Preview Day 3: Outlines and Property

I overslept this morning and woke up 45 minutes later than I was supposed to and was accordingly 45 minutes late to day 3 of Law Preview.  I missed Don’s lecture on how to write outlines but had one of … Continue reading

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Law Preview Day 2: Contracts and Academic Success

I had a Milton professor who once said, “God [in Paradise Lost] sounds the way the Incredible Hulk walks.”  You can definitely say the same about legal language, where precision, ironically, requires plodding redundancy. Today in Law Preview we covered … Continue reading

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Law Preview Day 1 Kicked my Ass: Case Briefing and Torts

I just got home from day 1 of Law Preview.   Today’s class started at 7:15 a.m., ended at 5 p.m., and consisted entirely of dense lecture.  We covered two topics: law school overview and torts.  Torts are very complicated … Continue reading

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Law Preview Schedule

I took a look at my Law Preview (a.k.a. law school camp) schedule for the first time today.  I’ll be in class from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. next Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday. … Continue reading

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Deciding to Take Law Preview

I’ve decided, after weeks of consideration/procrastination and against good advice, to register for Law Preview.  I’m going to take the 6-day version, which means that I’ll be in class between approximately 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. next Monday through Saturday. … Continue reading

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