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My name is Michael Hartley and I am 21 years old. I went to undergraduate school at Rhode Island College where I graduated with a B.A. in Political Science with a concentration in Public Administration and a minor in History. While at college, I served as a member of the Student government for...



Michael Hartley, 2L's Archive for September 2013

Posted by Michael Hartley
09/29/2013 at 02:23 AM
This analysis is to show 2Ls how far they have come from just one year in law schoo,l and to give 1Ls hope that the worst is near an end. Let's be honest, 3Ls won't be too interested in this analysis, expect maybe to see how right/wrong it is. After a solid month of being a 2L, there are many changes I have observed from 1L year. One is the workload. There is a substantial increase in the workload from 1L year. However, it feels as if there is a so much less work and so much less pressure as a 2L. For example,  if I had to read 50 pages in 1L year over a weekend for Monday I would feel...