Saturday, September 21, 2013
Law School in Six Words
Inspired by the tale that Ernest Hemingway won a bet that he couldn't write a story in six words by scribbling on a napkin:
For sale: baby shoes, never worn.
The Wall Street Journal Law Blog recounts Marquette Legal Writing Professor Lisa Mazzie's challenge to her students to describe law school in six words. My favorites:
For sale: law degree, no promises.
1L: scared; 2L: burnt; 3L: done.
Law school: my personal debt crisis.
Don’t outsource, let our lawyers work.
"But I’m tenured!’ the professor replied.
My professor is rich. I'm not.
- ABA Journal: Six Words Tell Law School Story
- Above the Law: An Accurate Portrayal Of Law School In Just Six Words
"Should have majored in accounting, instead."
Posted by: Woody | Sep 23, 2013 10:52:59 AM
"Public interest law school," $250,000 sticker.
Posted by: Unemployed Northeastern | Sep 22, 2013 9:34:04 PM
"Investment," they said. "Employment," I assumed.
Posted by: anon | Sep 22, 2013 6:18:20 PM
The order in which you listed the half dozen 6-word phrases above, top to bottom, runs from realism to class envy to Marxism.
Posted by: Jake | Sep 21, 2013 11:45:18 AM
....To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield
(I'm excluding prepositions)
Posted by: Yo Gabba Gabba | Sep 23, 2013 12:23:56 PM