A Jurist is one who has thorough knowledge and experience of the law, especially an eminent judge, lawyer, or legal scholar. First things first, a little definition/word origin refresher; A lawyer is a person who practices law, whereas a judge is a person who presides over the law. Lawyer - One versed in law, one … Continue reading What Makes A Good Jurist?
A lawyer is comprised of three things, an ego, a Juris Doctorate, and passage of the Bar Exam. This post is in reference to the middle one, a JD degree. Law school is comprised of 3 years of post graduate education at an accredited Law School. It is all at once magnificent, mundane, archaic, laborious, … Continue reading Peering Through the Legal Prism
I have started to branch out a little more through the use of guest posts. At first, I was guarded about my original material and hoarded it up for exclusive use on this blog. Eventually, I realized what everyone else was already saying. Getting your posts out to different, larger groups of readers is how … Continue reading Another Guest Post – This Time About Law School
I was living what the Romans called Mos Maiorum or 'The Way of Our Ancestors'. To be a good citizen meant a career, or at least in my case, a stint in the Military, Politics, and the Law or Civil Service. "No-one could be so unimaginative, so intellectually idle that he would not be fascinated to know how … Continue reading Mos Maiorum
I have a canned speech I give to all my younger relatives when they say that maybe they want to go to law school. My answer is not YES or NO, but somewhere in between. Here are the major points; Boot camp is a very calculated system for breaking down the individual (body and mind) … Continue reading Paths we Choose