Archive for November, 2012

11/16/2012

Can’t post. Too busy writing.

by wfgodbold

The first draft of the law review paper is due Monday. Two and a half substantive sections to go, and then it’s just recommendations and conclusions.

The final draft of the moot cour appellate brief is due Wednesday. Fortunately, our previous draft was in pretty good shape.

And the first of two graded moot court oral arguments is Monday.

I am sorely tempted to use one of the two law review extensions we get, but I’ll have to see where I am Sunday afternoon (we have to give 24 hours notice).

11/09/2012

I’m still here.

by wfgodbold

Well, mostly. The election was but a blip in the ever-busier life of a second-year law student,* so I haven’t had much time to wail or gnash my teeth about America’s failure to stave off entitlementageddon for more years rather than fewer.

Today, though, it struck me.

Fewer than 200 years ago, Emerson wrote:**

It is only as a man puts off all foreign support, and stands alone, that I see him to be strong and to prevail. He is weaker by every recruit to his banner. Is not a man better than a town?

I doubt many today would agree.

*The first draft of my law review note is due on the 19th.

**I was going to make it my latest QotITI, but it’s already been one.

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