At 10:41 this morning, the class of 2010 received a curious email. Professor Richard Albert wished to share his Facebook photos with us! Of course, this clever Facebook email was a business ruse to get us to join Facebook (adminlaw.2010 has not yet joined). 2010 wasn’t alone: the classes of ‘11 and ‘12 received similar emails. They list ridiculously impressive stats: 3924 friends, 59 photos, 36 notes, 804 wall posts, and 32 groups.
Wait, 3924 friends?Read more
“The Council”, the notoriously exclusive 1L clique, was recently shocked to learn that Council members Jessica Snide and Martin Blain had broken off their relationship and were currently negotiating a divorce settlement. Council matriarch Shannon Whalley told Eaglei that “although Martin and Jess weren’t actually married or engaged, there is nothing in the law that says they can’t sign and negotiate a divorce.” The recently broken up couple began splitting up their joint possessions late last week, including their pet miniature Schnauzer, “Rehnquist”, their lunch table in the Yellow Room, and their DVD collection including the Notebook, Tears of Endearment, and Kazaam. Negotiations came to a standstill yesterday when custody challenges were issued on their communal friends.Read more
In February, Susan Gainen of University of Minnesota Law School published on the Career & Professional Development Blog some choice errors from the cover letters of job seekers in 2008. It may be hard to believe but these, these errors appear to be real:
- Trial advocacy and the defense of the indignant are the two primary forces behind my study of the law.