WDDIJ Presents The Justice League: The first thing we do, kill all the lawyers (insert law students here)

WDDIJ Presents The Justice League: The first thing we do, kill all the lawyers (insert law students here)

There has been a lot of hot and heavy debate over whether getting a law degree is still worth it, given the nature of today’s employment market for new lawyers (which sucks for the most part), the high cost of a law degree and the Bar exam preparation (which is over-priced), and the idea that the traditional legal education is outdated and needs to be totally revamped (uh-well-professor? Do you think that I can learn how to complete and file a chapter 7 bankruptcy in, well, a class called Bankruptcy?). All of these worries have made prospective law students think Read more »

WDDIJ Presents The Justice League: Elite Law Schools Can Do What They Want

WDDIJ Presents The Justice League: Elite Law Schools Can Do What They Want

Elite Law Schools Can Do What They Want It’s my final year of law school and I had just finished my last final exam for the fall semester. Four exams filled with utter misery, confusing hypotheticals and might I add, law- professor- created exams with typos (and they say how important exams are). It was Friday night and I felt like I just got paid but I didn’t. I was completely exhausted from studying and working and working and studying. So naturally, after exams I went out for celebratory drinks with a fellow law student as we bitched and complained Read more »